Upcoming Indiana Festivals & Events
 May 1-25
500 Festival
500 Festival
Indianapolis     See on Map
Celebrate the magical month of May & Indy 500! The 500 Festival’s action-packed calendar of free & ticketed events has something for everyone!
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 May 5 – 11
Visit Indiana Week
There are 280+ Reasons to Hit the Road for Visit Indiana Week
Travelers will be able to get discounts and/or free admission at more than 280 attractions and properties during Visit Indiana Week!
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Indiana Best Western® Hotels & Resorts
 May 5
Indiana State Parks
Kick Off Visit Indiana Week With Free State Parks Admission
51 Indiana DNR Properties
State Parks Sunday kicks off Visit Indiana Week with free admission to 51 Indiana Department of Natural Resources properties!
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 May 6
Get Moving Monday
25+ Free Ways to Find Adventure on Get Moving Monday
25+ Spots for Adventure
From zip lines, canoes and caves to trails, parks and nature preserves, there are numerous ways to find adventure in Indiana, and many of them are free of charge!
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 May 7
Tasty Tuesday
30+ Delicious Discounts To Delight Your Taste Buds on Tasty Tuesday
30+ Restaurants Statewide
Tasty Tuesday will see discounts at restaurants and eateries around the state on May 7, as part of Visit Indiana Week.
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 May 8
Wayback Wednesday
Stories Will Be Told & History Experienced on Wayback Wednesday
60+ Locations
Wayback Wednesday celebrates Indiana’s historical destinations with discounts at more than 60+ locations around the Hoosier State on May 8, part of Visit Indiana Week.
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 May 9
Thirsty Thursday
30+ Deals on Delicious Indiana Beer, Spirits & Wines on Thirsty Thursday
30+ Wineries, Breweries & Distilleries
Thirsty Thursday is the perfect excuse to enjoy a craft brew, artisan spirit or local wine on May 9, part of Visit Indiana Week.
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 May 10
Family Fun Friday
50+ Discounted Kid-Friendly Activities for Family Fun Friday
50+ Indiana Attractions
More than 50 attractions across the state can be enjoyed at a discount or for free in celebration of Family Fun Friday, May 10.
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 May 11
Sweet Saturday
Ice Cream, Cakes & Pies, Oh My! 30+ Discounts on Sweet Saturday
30+ Eateries
Just like dessert comes at the end of a meal, Visit Indiana Week will come to a sweet conclusion with desserts at a discount across the Hoosier State on May 11!
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 May 10-12, 2019
Wings Over Muscatatuck
Wings Over Muscatatuck Migratory Bird Festival
Seymour, IN     See on Map
Celebrate the outdoors, see live birds of prey, take a bird walk and visit the Refuge closed area during several field trips. You might even see a bald eagle.
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 May 12
Mother's Day Downtown
Mother’s Day Downtown
Fort Wayne     See on Map
Mother’s Day Downtown (Spring Trolley Shopping) is a day to explore unique gift shops in Fort Wayne’s best place to find local merchandise – downtown!
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 May 16-19
Indiana Dunes Birding Festival
Indiana Dunes Birding Festival
Porter     See on Map
Four days of bird-watching at Indiana’s top birding attraction. Celebrate the spring migration with field trips, live bird programs, young birder activities, & more.
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 May 17-18
Historic Newburgh Wine, Art & Jazz Festival
Historic Newburgh Wine, Art & Jazz Festival
Newburgh     See on Map
Bring your friends & raise a glass with us! The event features wineries, a craft beer garden, a variety of local restaurants, talented artists, nonstop jazz & dancing!
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 May 18
Central Indiana Enchanted Fairy Festival
Central Indiana Enchanted Fairy Festival and Ethereal Ball
Danville     See on Map
Come and enter a world of fantasy and enchantment. This is a one-day full fairy immersion experience. In the evening an Ethereal Ball for the adults.
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 May 18-19
Wild Women's Intro to Backpacking Trip
Wild Women’s Intro to Backpacking Trip
Waveland     See on Map
Join us for an overnight adventure in beautiful Shades State Park. This trip is for those who are really new to camping, hiking and backpacking.
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 May 23-27
Abbey Road on the River
Abbey Road on the River
Jeffersonville     See on Map
The world’s largest Beatles-inspired music festival returns to Jeffersonville. This 5-day music festival is filled with the peace, love & music of the 60s and 70s.
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 May 24 – June 1
Banks of the Wabash Festival
46th Banks of the Wabash Festival
Terre Haute     See on Map
The Banks of the Wabash Festival will include a craft market, nightly entertainment, lots of good food, an auto show, and much more. Admission is Free.
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 May 25-26
Spirit of Vincennes Rendezvous
Spirit of Vincennes Rendezvous
Vincennes     See on Map
Surround yourself with the sights, sounds and scents of the American Revolutionary War at the Rendezvous, featuring soldiers, craftsmen, traders and merchants.
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