August 05 - August 07, Onion Days, Wolf Lake -

Wolf Lake (Noble), Noble Township Community Park. Food, fun and activities for all ages. Includes car show, tractor show and more. Free.


August 14 - August 14, Big Blue BBQ, Shelbyville -

Shelbyville (Shelby), Shelby County Fairgrounds. World-class KCBS BBQ teams compete in this sanctioned event, while local BBQ’ers serve up tasty treats. Live music, kids’ activities and car show. Parking charge. 317-398-9623.


June 26 - June 26, Brookville Canoefest, Brookville (Franklin) -

Downtown. Indiana’s largest canoe and kayak races. Car show, kids’ fest, beer garden, fireworks, music and delicious fried chicken cook-off. Free. 866-647-6555.

July 30 - July 31, Jeff Goes Country sponsored by T-Mobile, Jeffersonville -

Jeffersonville (Clark), Jeff Riverstage. Two nights of country music including a performance by country star Chris Janson. 812-319-3280.


June 26 - July 05, Linton Freedom Festival, Linton (Greene) -

Humphreys Park, City Park. Indiana’s largest Independence Day parade on July 5 at 10 a.m. Week-long festivities include great tenderloin sandwiches, entertainment, car show and carnival. Free. 812-847-4846.

July 03 - July 03, Abraham Lincoln Freedom Festival, Rockport (Spencer) -

Rockport City Park. Celebrate Independence Day and enjoy a car show, food vendors and live music, plus fireworks at dusk. Free. 812-649-9147.

August 05 - August 08, Jasper Strassenfest, Jasper -

Jasper (Dubois), downtown and citywide. German-themed street festival with music and entertainment on three stages. Food, dancing, rides, games, beer and wine garden, and run/walk. Hot air balloon launch, tractor and car show, arts and crafts booths, church tours and more. Free. 812-482-6866.