Parke County Covered Bridge Festival, Rockville

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Attracting visitors from all over the country

  • Open: Fri, 2013-10-11 - Sun, 2013-10-20
  • Location: All Parke County communities, Rockville, IN
  • Features: food, arts and crafts, holiday shopping, entertainment

Indiana’s largest festival brings together all communities in Parke County as they showcase the 31 historic covered bridges that have made this county the Covered Bridge Capital of the World. The headquarters of the festival is Rockville, where the town square is transformed into a shoppers’ paradise with food, arts and crafts, clothing, holiday gifts and baked goods vendors. Take in a show at the Historic Ritz Plaza Theater and browse the Covered Bridge Art Gallery. In Bridgeton, visit the old gristmill and the 1878 House then try lots of delicious fall food like persimmon and pumpkin ice cream. No matter which towns you visit, be sure to stop for a quiet stroll across one of the storied covered bridges.