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Swiss Wine Festival in Vevay, IN Celebrates 43rd Year

August in southern Indiana means it’s nearly time for the Swiss Wine Festival in Switzerland County. As a way to honor their Swiss roots, Vevay, Indiana, hosts the festival at Paul Ogle Riverfront Park right along the Ohio River. It’s Read more >

“Show Your Flag” Scavenger Hunt set for July 4, Vevay

Switzerland County Tourism is hosting a scavenger hunt during Vevay’s July 4th First Friday, as part of the Independence Day celebrations. The Show Your Flag scavenger hunt will take place from 6 – 8 p.m. in and around downtown Vevay, Indiana. Read more >

2013 Vevay-Switzerland County celebrates Bicentennial-Oct. 4-13

It’s a 200th birthday party and you’re invited! Vevay-Switzerland County is celebrating their Bicentennial on October 4-13, 2013 with activities and events for all ages. Dubbed the “Birthplace of the First Successful Commercial Winery in the United States,” Switzerland County is also Read more >

Vevay, Indiana (Switzerland County) Celebrates Bicentennial October 4 – 13, 2013

Indiana turns 200 in a couple years, but do you know what turns 200 before that? Vevay, Indiana. They turn 200 this year, in October. A year later, Switzerland County (of which Vevay is the county seat) turns 200 too. Read more >

Indiana Wine Trail’s SOUPer Saturday on Feb. 23, 2013

The Indiana Wine Trail’s “SOUPer Saturday” features six wineries along the southeastern Indiana trail, all of who will pair a Soup of the Day with their signature wines. SOUPer Saturday takes place on Saturday (of course), February 23, 2013, from Read more >

Calendar Highlights Switzerland County’s History, Benefits Bicentennial

When the clock struck midnight on New Year’s Eve, Switzerland County began the countdown to the October 4-13, 2013 Bicentennial honoring its county seat. Read more >

2013 Marks the Countdown to Vevay’s Bicentennial

Next year, when 2013 rings in, we’ll be just 10 months away from Switzerland County’s bicentennial celebration, which will run from October 4 – 13, 2013. The town of Vevay and Switzerland County were founded in 1813 by John James Read more >

Christmas is bigger and brighter in Vevay

Christmas in Vevay, IN is bigger and brighter that you’d expect. From holiday parades to light displays and even visits from Santa, the small river town is the place to be at the holidays. Read more >

Christmas Lights Display, Activities in Vevay, IN

If you live in the southeastern part of Indiana, and you’re jonesing for some Christmas lights, swing through Paul Ogle Riverfront Park, in Vevay, Indiana (Switzerland County), right along the Ohio River. You’ll see thousands of lights that make up Read more >

Vevay, Indiana Celebrates Fall with Sleepy Hollow Event

The only Disney movie to scare me so badly I’ve never seen it again was the Headless Horseman. I watched it once when I was 6, learned the story of Ichabod Crane and the Headless Horseman, and swore I’d never Read more >