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Free Summer Concert Series Rocks Downtown Kokomo

Downtown Kokomo will be rockin’ this summer with free concerts throughout the season!  Most performances will take place at the Kokomo Arts Pavilion in Foster Park (located at the corner of Washington & Superior Streets in Downtown.)  All concerts are Read more >

Call for Artists, Rising Sun Festival of Fine Arts & Crafts

The deadline for entry for the 2012 Rising Sun Festival of Fine Arts and Crafts has been extended until June 15. The fourth annual event will take place Sept. 15 & 16 from 10am-5pm along the scenic waterfront in downtown Read more >

Get Your 2012 Indiana Festival Guide

It happens to me at least once a year. I’m in a conversation with a friend about what they did over the weekend, or I see pictures on Facebook, and I think, “I wish I had known THAT was going Read more >

Hendricks County Civil War Heritage Days June 25th and 26th

Indiana Tourism welcomes today’s guest blogger, Jaime Bohler Smith: Jaime Bohler Smith is a veteran of Indiana’s tourism industry, and joined the Hendricks County CVB in 2002 in her hometown of Danville, Indiana after several years with the Brown County, Read more >

Winter wildlife at Indiana’s zoos

While many zoos around the area close for the winter season, there are some fun events coming up that will let Indiana families experience animals of all shapes and sizes, despite the chill in the air. The largest event, Christmas Read more >

Christmas in November — Christmas Festivals Around Indiana

I’m writing this near the end of October, and it’s still entirely too early to start thinking about Christmas, but it’s not too early to start planning. And different civic and tourism groups around Indiana are already gearing up for Read more >

The Covered Bridge Festival: A New Type of Fall Fun

Parke County. What’s so special about a tiny county in Western Indiana? You’d be surprised. Parke County claims the title of the Covered Bridge Capital of the World and it hosts one of the biggest festivals incorporating covered bridges. The Read more >

The Covered Bridge Festival (Minus the Covered Bridges)

I’ve heard a lot of great things about the Covered Bridge Festival that attracts thousands of Indiana residents and tourists every October. A couple of my friends have been a few times, but it seems like an event for families Read more >

Fiesta: A Night of Cultural Immersion in Downtown Indy

The 30th Annual Fiesta, sponsored by La Plaza, was held Saturday, September 18 in downtown Indianapolis. Unfortunately, I was unable to go this year, but I have experienced this event the two previous years. It is free to attend Fiesta, Read more >