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Summer Festivals, Free Concerts & Family Fun in Kokomo

Kokomo is a short drive for a fun (and affordable!) family-friendly weekend getaway. Spend the day enjoying high-energy water slides, riding on the lazy river, playing in the splash pad, and swimming at Kokomo Beach Family Aquatic Center.  Admission is Read more >

5 Insider Tips for First-Ever Mayberry in the Midwest

With thousands expected for the inaugural Mayberry in the Midwest festival on May 17-18, many who presumably have never been to Danville, Ind., I figured providing some insider knowledge might just come in handy. (If this is the first you’ve Read more >

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration, March 15 & 16, Downtown Indianapolis

March 17 is just around the corner, and that means St. Patty’s Day, the wearing of the green, and the pinching of anyone who isn’t. It’s green beer, the green canal in downtown Indianapolis, and the St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Read more >

Indiana Fever WNBA Championship Celebration & Parade, Tuesday, October 23

The Indiana Fever and the City of Indianapolis will celebrate the Fever’s first WNBA championship at 12 noon, Tuesday, October 23, in downtown Indianapolis. The event kicks off with a parade that starts at Monument Circle at 12 noon. It Read more >

#24. Watch the 500 Festival Parade (#50Things)

A lifelong Hoosier, Emily Metallic is an Indiana University student who was somewhat disillusioned with her home state. After reading the 50 Things Every Hoosier Must Do article in the August 2010 issue of Indianapolis Monthly, Emily made it her Read more >

Fort Wayne’s Iconic Three Rivers Festival Takes Place July 13-21

An iconic event and the heart of the Northeast Indiana festival scene — the annual Three Rivers Festival in Fort Wayne takes place this year from Friday, July 13 through Saturday, July 21. This unique nine-day festival has been a Read more >

Lawrence County Limestone Heritage Festival, July 4, 2012

The state of Indiana is built on limestone. Literally. Southern Indiana is primarily a limestone base, that part of Indiana is dotted with limestone quarries, and many of our country’s buildings are built with Indiana limestone. So it makes sense Read more >

Linton Freedom Festival, July 1 – 7, 2012

Every city and town is known for something — world’s first, world’s biggest, Indiana’s first or biggest. Every city and town has some claim to fame that no other city has. In little Linton, Indiana, that’s the Linton Freedom Festival Read more >

Planning Your Month of May

While I think being a Hoosier is pretty great all year round, I have to say that May is my absolute favorite month. Not just for the beautiful spring weather, but mostly because the shrill sound of some of the Read more >

Wakarusa Maple Syrup Festival, April 20 – 22, 2012

The Wakarusa Maple Syrup Festival will be held in Wakarusa, Indiana (Elkhart County), on Friday, April 20 through Sunday, April 22, celebrating their maple syrup heritage, including their annual parade, town-favorite maple syrup jelly beans, sugar camp tours, and a Read more >