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Events

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. 

October 2-7 - West Side Nut Club Fall Festival

Every October the West Side Nut Club organizes and sponsors a mammoth Fall Festival. This is a week-long gala on the west side along Franklin Street with free entertainment, carnival attractions, over 137 food booths, amateur talent competitions and on the last day, a huge parade. This event attracts over 200,000 people to the West Side & is considered to be one of the largest street festivals in the United States.

September 7-9, 2023 - Victory International Film Festival

Join us to celebrate the opening night of the Victory International Film Festival. This walking three-day festival celebrates film and the community of Evansville. Expect red carpet events, panels and workshops from industry experts, special screenings, premieres, and films from around the corner to around the world. See full length features, shorts, comedies, dramas, sci-fi, horror, documentaries, animation (3D, Traditional, Stop Motion), student, inspirational and more.

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.

October 8 - Fiesta Evansville

9th Annual FIESTA EVANSVILLE is the Largest Latino Festival in the Region bringing this year amazing international performers, cultural exhibits, international food booths and several entertainment booths for the whole family!

October 19-22 - Halloween Illuminations

A self-guided, experience with nightly illumination of the woods along the red bridge area of the Rivertown Trail. Family-friendly ghosts, carved pumpkins and lights illuminate the trail along the way each night. Set your own pace while walking along the Rivertown Trail from the Gene Aurand Trailhead to the Ohio River and back.

October 14 - Henderson Fall Market on Main

Celebrate all things Fall in Downtown Henderson; featuring craft vendors, chili cook off and more!

April 8, 2024 - Total Solar Eclipse

This community-wide event is going to be TOTAL-ity awesome. Check out the official 2024 Total Solar Eclipse at EvansvilleEclipse2024.com

December 2 - A Downtown Christmas

Join us for our 8th Annual FREE, family-friendly holiday celebration on Main Street (200, 300, 400 & 500 Blocks) in Downtown Evansville.

Oh, would ya look at that!?

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