Riley Festival, Greenfield

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Happy birthday to James Whitcomb Riley

  • Open: Thu, 2014-10-02 - Sun, 2014-10-05
  • Location: 312 E. Main Street, Greenfield, IN
  • Features: fine art, crafts, flea market, parades

Celebrate the birthday of the “Hoosier Poet,” James Whitcomb Riley, in his proud birthplace. Each year’s festival has one of his poems as the theme, and this year’s is fitting for the season: “When the Frost is on the Punkin.” The festival includes two parades: the Parade of Flowers and the Ameriana Riley Festival Parade. Admire the talent behind the fine arts, quilts, photography, posters and decorated pumpkins on display in one of the largest craft festivals in Indiana. And live musical entertainment in several venues will keep your toes tapping.