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June 1-3, 2017
Mentone Egg Festival
The three-day event features entertainment, games, food, a parade in the downtown area, a play area for kids, and a huge car, truck, motorcycle & tractor show. All entertainment events are free. Flea markets and crafters line the main street in our downtown.
June 3, 2017 Vintage Indiana - Indianapolis, Indiana
18th Annual Vintage Indiana Wine & Food Festival. A festival of wine, food and fun. Celebrate with the Indiana wineries as they offer samples of more than 200 award-winning wines. Enjoy delicious food from some of the state's top culinary experts, live music, artists' booths and kids' zone.
June 3-4, 2017 Annual Strawberry Daze - Metamora, Indiana
Enjoy fresh strawberry shortcake with all the trimmings, live music, and a car show.
June 8, 2017 Annual Strawberry Festival - Indianapolis, Indiana
Taking place in front of Christ Church Cathedral on Monument Circle in Downtown Indianapolis, the popular event serves an estimated six tons of strawberries and 18,000 homemade shortcakes. Entertainment begins at 10:00 AM. Annual on 2nd Thursday in June.
June 9-10, 2017 Sunman Firemen’s Festival 2017 - Sunman, Indiana
This event is the combination of annual Sunman Fireman’s Festival and the Sunman Wine Festival. We are proud to be a part of Sunman Fire’s annual event and look forward to combining our strongest festival ideas into one fantastic festival for the greater Sunman Area. Of course, festival goers will enjoy our same individual festival draws such as great music and great meals both evenings, Sunman Idol, Wooden Bat Tournament, wine tasting and sales, Homemade Wine Contest, and beer garden to name a few.
June 9-11, 2017
The Strawberry Festival
You bring the lawn chair and we'll provide the fun! Each year in June, Crawfordsville and Montgomery County residents come together to create the largest local event of the year, the Strawberry Festival. For 3 days, the grounds of the historic Lane Place is transformed into a strawberry themed festival featuring food, fun, arts & crafts and top notch entertainment for all ages. It’s truly a family friendly atmosphere designed to bring back those fond memories of a time when the pace of life was slower and families were able to spend time relaxing together.
June 10-11, 2017 Indiana Prepare to Survive Expo 2017
The "Prepare to Survive Expo" is an action-packed weekend that features a hands-on exploration into prepping, self-reliance, and disaster preparedness. More than 200 million people are affected by disasters each year. Protect yourself and your family by taking steps to be prepared. Prepping and homesteading are lifestyles of self-sufficiency and you will always have something else that you can learn and something else to do. Both urban and rural people can benefit from simple self-sufficient activities. Don't just learn about being prepared...experience it.
June 15-18, 2017 20th Annual BBQ RibFest - Fort Wayne, Indiana
It's 4 days of unbelievably delicious, mouth watering barbecue--slow smoked just the way you like them by national award winning cooking teams as well as some of Ft. Wayne's favorites. The RibFest has developed into one of the finest BBQ & Blues Festivals in the nation.
June 17, 2017 Taste of Tippecanoe - Lafayette, Indiana
A one day, multi-stage festival that draws more than 50,000 people and features a smorgasbord of local restaurants, live music, and ends with a spectacular fireworks show for kids of all ages. The Taste of Tippecanoe is the major fund raising event for the Tippecanoe Arts Federation. Attendance: 50,000.
June 24, 2017 Fermentation Celebration - North Vernon, Indiana
The 2nd Annual Fermentation Celebration, hosted by Old Vernon Liquors, is a beer and wine charity tasting event located at the beautiful Muscatatuck Park & Campgrounds in North Vernon, Indiana. This one of kind tasting will be featuring 40+ (and still counting) national and local breweries and wineries. The tasting will be from 2pm - 6pm and will include: food, live music, a charity swag raffle, games & activities. And yes, camping will be included. At the conclusion of the tasting there will be an evening concert with a beer garden - this is set to start at 7pm and last until 12am.
June 24-25, 2017 Annual Indian Market and Festival
The Eiteljorg Museum Indian Market and Festival brings Native artists from across the country to Indianapolis to sell their art. The market and festival includes performances from some of today's premiere Native American performers including storytellers, dancers and singers. Try unique foods including the crowd favorite, Indian tacos.
June 30-July 4, 2017 Annual Shoals Catfish Festival - Shoals, Indiana
There is literally something for everyone: sporting events, contests, parade, fireworks, fishing contest, cooking contest, and catfish served up piping hot in the food court.
June 4, 2016 5th Annual Sour+Wild+Funk Fest - Carmel, Indiana
Upland Brewing Company’s 5th Annual Midwest Sour + Wild + Funk Fest. This is the only festival of its kind in the Midwest and the first in Indiana to focus on the niche of sour ales. Held at Indianapolis’s City Market. Last year’s festival sold out as sour ale lovers were able to sample sour, wild and funky brews from 25 different breweries from across the country. The fest runs from 1-5pm, 1-2pm is VIP admission only with General Admission opening at 2pm. Ticket sales will launch April 8th at Noon. VIP $80. GA $50. Designated Driver $20.
June 12-13, 2016 Smokin' on the River BBQ, Blues & Brew Festival
At this time due to budget cuts with the City of Jeffersonville Indiana, there will not be Smokin' On The River 2016.
June 18, 2016 Cook's Bison Ranch Annual Calf Day Celebration
Enjoy a day of family fun where the music's great, the food's delicious and the buffalo still roam. Free wagon rides to see the bison.
June 5-7, 2015 Rosedale Strawberry Festival - Rosedale, Indiana
A literal ton of scrumptious home-baked shortcakes plus free concerts daily. Contests, crafters, kid zone, dinners and more.
June 7, 2014 Monon Food Fest - Monon, Indiana
A wide variety of food vendors, live acts, pony and train rides, town-wide yard sales, and a huge car show.
June 13-14, 2014 Smokin' on the River BBQ, Blues & Brew Festival
Come and be a part of Jeffersonville's annual state BBQ competition. Watch professional BBQ teams vie for the championship trophy and share in a purse of over $8,500. See the amateurs compete in the Backyard division, visit the beer garden, and listen to music as you stroll down the river, smelling the smoke of the BBQ.
June 14, 2014 Indiana Gourd Society Spring Festival
NOTE: This is changed from the original Lafayette location. Membership Meeting with SMALL festival.
June 2, 2012 Milk Cow Music Festival - Fair Oaks, Indiana
The schedule includes concerts, fireworks, car show, and a Kansas City BBQ Society sanctioned competition.
June 17, 2012 Real Men Cook - South Bend, Indiana
Real Men Cook promotes male involvement, education, outreach and advocacy on food resources, healthy eating, healthcare and public policies on these issues. Takes place each year on Father's Day in cities across the U.S. A national movement-get involved!.
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