Events & Festivals
Looking for something different to do? Attend one of our festivals and learn about Crawford County’s culture and history.
Tap your foot to some lively tunes at the Blue River Music Fest. Discover how our early settlers lived at Old Eckerty Days. Watch old-time muzzleloaders show off their skills at the Leavenworth Riverfest.
Our local festivities include great food, family fun, fireworks, antique car shows, arts & crafts, gospel sings, horse pulls, rodeos, parades, and so much more!
Autumn Music Festival
The Schwartz Family Restaurant will host the 2nd annual Autumn Music Festival on September 20-22, 2013. Featuring Bluegrass/Country music (with open stage), arts, crafts, sorghum & apple butter cooking as live demonstrations. The queen & karaoke contests will take place on Friday night. The hay ride, pumpkin picking and painting, cross cut contest will be part of Saturday's events. Homemade ice cream will be made on site.
Website Autumn Music Festival
Crawford County 4H Fair
The 2013 Crawford County 4H fair will be held on July 13-20 at the 4H Community Park located on Hwy 66 across from the High School. Event is host to 4H exhibits nightly, lots of food, music, demonstrations, queen contest, and much more.
Crawford County Community Fest
The 3rd Annual Crawford County Community Fest (dates are pending), at the Crawford County 4H Community Park across from High School. Fest will feature antique tractors, trucks, odd ball tractors gas engines, classic car show, live demonstrations, displays, Amish baked goods, flea market, live music, and food for all. Come join the fun!
English Reunion Festival
The annual English Reunion Festival for 2013 will be held June 5-8 Festival held in old Town of English. No admission charge.
Flintknapping and Primitive Art Fest
Learn the art of making stone tools just like native people did thousands of years ago. Rocks, minerals, and Native American crafts also on display June 1st 2013 in Old Town of Leavenworth,IN.
Holiday Gift Show
The 2013 "Holiday Gift Show" will be held on December 14, from 9am-4pm at the Crawford County 4H Community Park. The Gift Show showcases local crafters, which includes candies, candles, Christmas ornaments, hair bows, crochet items, primitive crafts, Amish rugs, jewelry, and lots more. Breakfast and lunch will be available at the 4H concessions. Santa will appear at 2 pm.
Leavenworth Riverfest offers family fun along the Ohio River on Saturday & Sunday, September 7-8 in the Old & New Town of Leavenworth. Many activities including music, demonstrations, wood carving, painting, crafts, chicken barbecue, carnival rides, and a parade. Bring your lawn chairs and have a fun filled day on the River!
Website Leavenworth Riverfest
Marengo 4th July Festival
The 2013 annual Marengo 4th of July Festival will be celebrated from June 30-July 4th with lots of food, activities for all ages, parade, and fireworks.
Milltown Community Festival
The 2013, Milltown Community Festival, will be held on September 20-22. It will feature antique tractors, inflatables for the kids, parade on Saturday, annual chicken barbecue dinner on Sunday, Little Miss & Mr. pageant, bike race, vendors and much more.
Old Eckerty Days
This unique festival takes place each year the last Friday & Saturday in September( 27-28) in the Old Town of Eckerty. It features arts & crafts, a parade, a ice cream eating contest, and various old-time demonstrations. Fun for the entire family!
This annual fall event showcases the outstanding work of our local artists and craftsmen. Live demonstrations, food booths, and lots of entertainment are also included. And don't forget our delicious homemade sorghum. Fun for the entire family! The Festival is held on the 3rd Saturday of October (19th) at the Crawford County High School.