Find fun Southern Indiana events and festivals

If you’re looking for fun things to do in southern Indiana, French Lick West Baden is a good place to start. In addition to our huge list of unique attractions, the local event calendar offers up plenty of enjoyable and family-friendly southern Indiana events, festivals, concerts and other experiences in this charming resort community. Whether you’re into music, art, food, history, athletics, nature or all of the above, there’s an event here that you’ll love.

Browse the French Lick West Baden event calendar to find the latest events and things to do in southern Indiana and click on each listing to learn more. Start planning your trip to the French Lick-West Baden region today!

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July
Elephant Retreat
(Wilstem Ranch)
July 1 - 31 | See website for details.
Buffalo Trace of Indiana Discussion
(Melton Public Library)
July 28 | 5:30 pm
6th Annual Uncork the Uplands
(French Lick Resort)
July 30 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(Orleans Congress Square Park)
July 30 | 8:00am - Noon
August
Elephant Retreat
(Wilstem Ranch)
August 1 - 31 | See website for details.
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(French Lick Town Green)
August 2 | 9am - 1pm
Patoka Lake Tour
(Patoka Lake Marina)
August 3 | 10:00am - Noon
Summer Concert in the Park
(Orleans Historic Congress Square)
August 6 | 7:00 pm
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(Orleans Congress Square Park)
August 6 | 8:00am - Noon
Smokey Bear's Birthday Bash
(Newton Stewart Recreation Area)
August 6 | 10:00 am - Noon
Train Ride to the Strassenfest
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
August 6 | See Website for details.
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(French Lick Town Green)
August 9 | 9am - 1pm
Patoka Lake Tour
(Patoka Lake Marina)
August 10 | 10:00am - Noon
Valley Dog Days Car Show
(Downtown French Lick)
August 12 - 13 | See below for event details.
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(Orleans Congress Square Park)
August 12 | 8:00am - Noon
Sunset Wine Cruise
(Patoka Lake Marina)
August 12 | 7:30 - 9:30 pm
Twilight Tour
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
August 13 | See Website for details.
Summer Concert in the Park
(Orleans Historic Congress Square)
August 13 | 7:00 pm
Sangria Sunday!
(French Lick Winery)
August 14 | See website for details.
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(French Lick Town Green)
August 16 | 9am - 1pm
Patoka Lake Tour
(Patoka Lake Marina)
August 17 | 10:00am - Noon
Jazz Under the Dome
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
August 19 - 21 | See Website for details.
Head for the Hills Triathlon
(Newton Stewart Recreation Area)
August 20 | See website for details.
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(Orleans Congress Square Park)
August 20 | 8:00am - Noon
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(French Lick Town Green)
August 23 | 9am - 1pm
Patoka Lake Tour
(Patoka Lake Marina)
August 24 | 10:00 am - Noon
Sunset Wine Cruise
(Patoka Lake Marina)
August 26 | 7:30 - 9:30 pm
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(Orleans Congress Square Park)
August 27 | 8:00am - Noon
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(French Lick Town Green)
August 30 | 9am - 1pm
Patoka Lake Tour
(Patoka Lake Marina)
August 31 | 10:00am - Noon
September
Elephant Retreat
(Wilstem Ranch)
September 1 - 30 | See website for details.
Labor Day Celebration
(French Lick Resort)
September 2 - 5 | See Website for details.
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(Orleans Congress Square Park)
September 3 | 8:00am - Noon
Wild West Hold-Up
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
September 3-5 | See Website for Details
Rugged Maniac Obstacle Race
(Paoli Peaks)
September 3 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(French Lick Town Green)
September 6 | 9am - 1pm
Patoka Lake Tour
(Patoka Lake Marina)
September 7 | 10:00am - Noon
Paoli Fall Festival
(Downtown Paoli)
September 9 - 11 | See Website for details.
Fall Foliage Wine Cruise
(Patoka Lake Marina)
September 10 | 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(Orleans Congress Square Park)
September 10 | 8:00am - Noon
Sangria Sunday!
(French Lick Winery)
September 11 | See website for details.
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(French Lick Town Green)
September 13 | 9am - 1pm
Block Bash
(French Lick Town Green)
September 16 - 18 | See Website for details.
Day Out with Thomas Train Ride
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
September 17 - 18 | Go to Website for details
Fall Foliage Wine Cruise
(Patoka Lake Marina)
September 17 | 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Wheelin' IN the Fish
(Newton Stewart Recreation Area)
September 17 | See website for details.
Twilight Tour
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
September 17 | Go to Website for details
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(Orleans Congress Square Park)
September 17 | 8:00am - Noon
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(French Lick Town Green)
September 20 | 9am - 1pm
West Baden Springs History & Book Signing
(Melton Public Library)
September 20 | 5:30 pm
Patoka Lake Tour
(Patoka Lake Marina)
September 21 | 10:00am - Noon
Day Out with Thomas Train Ride
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
September 24 - 25 | Go to Website for details
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(French Lick Town Green)
September 27 | 9am - 1pm
Patoka Lake Tour
(Patoka Lake Marina)
September 28 | 10:00am - Noon
49th Annual Orange County Pumpkin Festival
(West Baden & French Lick)
September 28 - 30 | Call for details
Haunted Mansion
(The Mansion)
September 29 - 30 | Go to Website for details
October
Psycho-Path
(Sleeping Bear Retreat)
October 1 - 2 | Go to Website for details
Elephant Retreat
(Wilstem Ranch)
October 1 - 30 | See website for details.
Fall Break Activities at French Lick Resort
(French Lick Resort)
October 1 - 31 | Go to Website for details
Fall Foliage Wine Cruise
(Patoka Lake Marina)
October 1 | Go to Website for details.
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(Orleans Congress Square Park)
October 1 | 8:00am - Noon
49th Annual Orange County Pumpkin Festival
(West Baden & French Lick)
October 1 - 2 | See schedule of events.
Patoka Lake Tour
(Patoka Lake Marina)
October 5 | 10:00am - Noon
Wilstem Ranch Fall Safari Run
(Wilstem Ranch)
October 6 - 8 | Go to Website for details.
A Story of Indiana Artists
(Melton Public Library)
October 6 | 5:30 pm
Art on the Green
(French Lick Town Green)
October 7 - 9 | Call for details.
Fall Fun Fest in the Park
(Orleans Congress Square)
October 8 | Go to Website for details.
Psycho-Path
(Sleeping Bear Retreat)
October 8 - 9 | Go to Website for details
Fall Foliage Wine Cruise
(Patoka Lake Marina)
October 8 | Go to Webside for details.
Patoka Lake Tour
(Patoka Lake Marina)
October 12 | 10:00am - Noon
Autumn Getaway Weekend
(Newton Stewart State Recreation Area)
October 14 - 15 | Go to Website for details.
Psycho-Path
(Sleeping Bear Retreat)
October 15 - 16 | Go to Website for details
Wanna Go Fast - Indiana 1/2 Mile Runway Shootout
(French Lick Airport)
October 15 - 16 | See website for details.
Fall Foliage Wine Cruise
(Patoka Lake Marina)
October 15 | Go to Website for details.
The Story of the First Lady of Indiana
(Melton Public Library)
October 18 | 5:30 pm
Patoka Lake Tour
(Patoka Lake Marina)
October 19 | 10:00am - Noon
Fall Foliage Wine Cruise
(Patoka Lake Marina)
October 22 | Go to Website for details
Psycho-Path
(Sleeping Bear Retreat)
October 22 - 23 | Go to Website for details
Psycho-Path
(Sleeping Bear Retreat)
October 29 - 30 | Go to Website for details
Sara Evans in Concert
(French Lick Resort)
October 29 | 8:00 pm
November
The Polar Express Train Ride
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
November Weekends (except 12/23 - 12/25) | See website for details and ticketing information.
50 Days of Lights
(French Lick Resort)
November 18 - 30 | See website for details.
Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony
(French Lick Springs Hotel)
November 18 | Go to Website for details.
Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
November 19 | Go to Website for details.
Gaither Christmas Homecoming
(French Lick Resort)
November 19 | 8:00 pm
Thanksgiving Celebration
(French Lick Resort)
November 24 | Go to Website for details.
December
50 Days of Lights
(French Lick Resort)
December 1 - 31 | See website for details
French Lick Christmas Spirit
(French Lick Town Green)
December 3 | TBA
Indiana Birthday Celebration
(Melton Public Library)
December 9 | See website for details
Kenny Rogers in Concert
(French Lick Resort)
December 9 | 8:00 pm
Christmas on the Square
(Orleans Congress Square)
December 10 | Go to Website for details.
Christmas Celebration
(French Lick Resort)
December 25 | Go to Website for details.
New Year's Eve at French Lick Resort
(French Lick Resort)
December 31 | Go to Website for details.
Splashin' New Year's Eve
(Big Splash Adventure Indoor Water Park & Hotel)
December 31 | Go to Website for details.
January
50 Days of Lights
(French Lick Resort)
January 1 - 7 | See website for details.