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The Evansville Region is E-ventful  

What is there to do in Evansville, IN, you ask?

We love to gather and love our traditions even more. When you're here you can be an explorer, a local, a music-goer, a family, and a Hoosier. 

Here are a few of the annual events you can expect to see in and around the Evansville, Indiana region. 

March 1-4, 2023 OVC Men’s & Women’s Basketball Championships

The 2023 OVC Men’s & Women’s Basketball Championships will be held March 1 – 4 at the Ford Center in Evansville, Indiana. The Ford Center is a 10,000-seat arena located in the core of Evansville’s downtown district. The facility serves as home of Evansville Thunderbolts of the Southern Professional Hockey League and the University of Evansville men’s basketball team.

March 21-25, 2023 - NCAA Division II Men's Basketball Elite Eight

The NCAA Division II Men's Basketball Elite Eight will be held March 21-25 at the Ford Center in Evansville, Indiana. Our city has a storied history of championship basketball, with this year marking the 27th time hosting the Division II Championship!

July 2023 - USSSA Pride returns to Bosse Field

USSSA Pride will return to Bosse Field this July 2023 for the third season. More info to come!

September 30, 2023 Evansville Half Marathon

SEPT 30, 2023 – Thousands will gather to run the Half Marathon's scenic route overlooking the Ohio River, and through the Greenway, historic Bosse Field, and Garvin and Bayard Parks.

Fiesta Evansville

As the largest Latino festival in the region, this annual event features live music, cold beer, and vendors sharing the culture and delicious foods from Latin American countries.
4 days of free blues music

W.C. Handy Blues & Barbecue Festival

The W. C. Handy Blues & Barbecue Festival has grown into a heritage event for the Henderson community and is widely known across the Commonwealth of Kentucky, the Evansville region, and beyond. The W.C. Handy Blues & Barbecue Festival has become one of the largest free music festivals in the nation, drawing attendants from all over the world.
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Love is in the air!

PRIDE Festival & Parade

You'll find the end of your rainbow at River City Pride's Annual Festival & Parade! The most colorful day in the region will include family-friendly activities and entertainment including a parade, local musicians, local food trucks, comedians, dance troops, choirs, drag performance, and more!
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Front Porch Fest EVV

Front Porch Fest is a FREE music festival hosted on community porches. You might want to find your favorite musician and setup there all night, or you might want to wander and experience 45+ musicians throughout the Haynie's Corner Arts District neighborhood. You get to choose!
Front Porch Fest

Oh, would ya look at that!?

Just look at it! Our Midwest location is good for living and great for you. Belong Here!