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 arts and crafts, athletics, chocolate, food and drink, history, nature or all of the above, there’s a southern Indiana event happening here that you’ll love.

Entertaining activities might include lake tours, historical tours with afternoon tea, winery visits, farmer’s markets, seasonal festivals, train excursions and elephant encounters. 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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September
Elephant Retreat
(Wilstem Ranch)
September 1 - 30 | See website for details
Giraffe Encounter at Wilstem Ranch
(Wilstem Ranch)
September 1 - 30 | See website for details
Orange County HomeGrown Valley Farmer's Market
(French Lick Town Green)
September 26 | 9am - 1pm
Afternoon Tour & Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Caddy Sinclair Room)
September 27 | 12:30pm tour, 2pm tea & 1:30pm tour, 3pm tea
50th Annual Orange County Pumpkin Festival
(West Baden & French Lick)
September 27 - 30 | See website for details
Patoka Lake Tour
(Patoka Lake Marina)
September 27 | 10:00am - Noon
Fall Foliage Wine Cruise
(Patoka Lake)
September 30 | See website for details
Haunted Mansion
(The Mansion)
September 30 | See website for details
Pumpkin Patch
(Wilstem Ranch)
September 30 | See website for details
Orange County HomeGrown Orleans Farmer's Market
(Orleans Congress Square)
September 30 | 8:00 am - Noon
Afternoon Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Atrium)
September 30 | 2:00 - 4:00 PM
October
A Sunset Dinner
(Pete Dye Mansion)
October 1 | 5:30 & 8:00 p.m.
50th Annual Orange County Pumpkin Festival
(West Baden & French Lick)
October 1 | See website for details
Giraffe Encounter at Wilstem Ranch
(Wilstem Ranch)
October 1 - 31 | See website for details
Pumpkin Patch
(Wilstem Ranch)
October 1 - 29 | See website for details
Haunted Mansion
(The Mansion)
October 1 - 29 | See website for details
Elephant Retreat
(Wilstem Ranch)
October 1 - 29 | See website for details
Fall Into Autumn
(French Lick Springs Hotel)
October 1-29 | See Website For Details
Patoka Lake Tour
(Patoka Lake Marina)
October 4 | 10:00am - Noon
Afternoon Tour & Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Caddy Sinclair Room)
October 4 | 12:30pm tour, 2pm tea & 1:30pm tour, 3pm tea
Wine Pairings
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
October 6 | 8:00 pm
Afternoon Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Atrium)
October 7 | 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Prescribed Burning Field Day for Pollinator Habitats
(6300 W. County Road 175 S., French Lick)
October 7 | 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fall Foliage Wine Cruise
(Patoka Lake)
October 7 | See website for details
Orange County HomeGrown Orleans Farmer's Market
(Orleans Congress Square )
October 7 | 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
A Sunset Dinner
(Pete Dye Mansion)
October 8 | 5:30 & 8:00 p.m.
Fall Foliage Wine Cruise
(Patoka Lake Marina)
October 8 | 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Patoka Lake Tour
(Patoka Lake Marina)
October 11 | 10:00 - 12:00
Afternoon Tour & Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Caddy Sinclair Room)
October 11 | 12:30pm tour, 2pm tea & 1:30pm tour, 3pm tea
Art on the Green
(French Lick Town Green)
October 13 - 15 | TBA
Afternoon Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Atrium)
October 14 | 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Orange County HomeGrown Orleans Farmer's Market
(Orleans Congress Square)
October 14 | 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fall Foliage Wine Cruise
(Patoka Lake)
October 14 | See website for details
Fall Fun Fest
(Congress Square Orleans)
October 14 | See website for details
Twist the Night Away
(The Abbeydell Hall at the Legend of French Lick)
October 14 | Dinner at 6:45 pm & Show at 8:00 pm
Craft Beer on the Patio
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
October 14 | 8pm-10pm
A Sunset Dinner
(Pete Dye Mansion)
October 15 | 5:30 & 8:00 p.m.
Fall Foliage Wine Cruise
(Patoka Lake Marina)
October 15 | 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Patoka Lake Tour
(Patoka Lake Marina)
October 18 | 10:00 - 12:00
Afternoon Tour & Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Caddy Sinclair Room)
October 18 | 12:30pm tour, 2pm tea & 1:30pm tour, 3pm tea
Twist the Night Away
(The Abbeydell Hall at the Legend of French Lick)
October 20 | Dinner at 6:45 pm. Show at 8:00 pm
Twist the Night Away
(The Abbeydell Hall at the Legend of French Lick)
October 21 | Dinner at 6:45 pm. Show at 8:00 pm
Afternoon Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Atrium)
October 21 | 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Orange County HomeGrown Orleans Farmer's Market
(Orleans Congress Square)
October 21 | 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wild West Hold Up
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
October 21 - 22 | See website for details
Fall Foliage Wine Cruise
(Patoka Lake)
October 21 | See website for details
A Sunset Dinner
(Pete Dye Mansion)
October 22 | 5:30 & 8:00 p.m.
Fall Foliage Wine Cruise
(Patoka Lake Marina)
October 22 | 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Patoka Lake Tour
(Patoka Lake Marina)
October 25 | 10:00 - 12:00
Afternoon Tour & Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Caddy Sinclair Room)
October 25 | 12:30pm tour, 2pm tea & 1:30pm tour, 3pm tea
Oak Ridge Boys
(French Lick Springs Hotel - Oak Ridge Boys)
October 27 | 8:00 pm Doors open at 6:00 pm
Wine and Dessert Soiree
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
October 27 | 9:00 pm
Legend of Dry Hollow
(French Lick Resort)
October 28 | 6:00 pm & 8:00 pm
Food Truck Alley
(French Lick Springs Hotel)
October 28 | 11:30 am - 7:00 pm
Afternoon Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Atrium)
October 28 | 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Fall Foliage Wine Cruise
(Patoka Lake Marina)
October 28 | 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Orange County HomeGrown Orleans Farmer's Market
(Orleans Congress Square)
October 28 | 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
A Sunset Dinner
(Pete Dye Mansion)
October 29 | 5:30 & 8:00 p.m.
November
Afternoon Tour & Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Caddy Sinclair Room)
November 1 | 12:30pm tour, 2pm tea & 1:30pm tour, 3pm tea
Polar Express
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
November Weekends 3 - 26 | See website for details
Afternoon Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Atrium)
November 4 | 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Dash for the Glass 5K
(Patoka Lake Winery)
November 4 | See website for details.
Afternoon Tour & Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Caddy Sinclair Room)
November 8 | 12:30pm tour, 2pm tea & 1:30pm tour, 3pm tea
Wine Pairings
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
November 10 | 8:00 pm
Afternoon Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Atrium)
November 11 | 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Afternoon Tour & Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Caddy Sinclair Room)
November 15 | 12:30pm tour, 2pm tea & 1:30pm tour, 3pm tea
Tree Lighting Ceremony
(French Lick Springs Hotel)
November 17 | 7:00 pm
Tree Lighting Ceremony
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
November 18 | 7:00 pm
Afternoon Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Atrium)
November 18 | 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Tri Kappa Holiday Bazaar
(Springs Valley School PE Complex)
November 18 | 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Indiana Artist Holiday Exhibition
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
November 20-07 | See Website For More Details
Afternoon Tour & Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Caddy Sinclair Room)
November 22 | 12:30pm tour, 2pm tea & 1:30pm tour, 3pm tea
Thanksgiving at French Lick Resort
(French Lick Resort)
November 23 - 26 | See website for details
Wine and Dessert Soiree
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
November 24 | 9:00 pm
Christmas Treasures
(The Abbeydell Hall at the Legend of French Lick)
November 25 | Dinner at 6:45 pm. Show at 8:00 pm.
Afternoon Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Atrium)
November 25 | 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Afternoon Tour & Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Caddy Sinclair Room)
November 29 | 12:30pm tour, 2pm tea & 1:30pm tour, 3pm tea
December
Polar Express
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
December Weekends 1 - 23 (includes 12/20 & 12/21) | See website for details
Christmas Treasures
(The Abbeydell Hall at the Legend of French Lick)
December 2 | Dinner at 6:45 pm. Show at 8:00 pm.
Holiday Craft Bazaar

December 2 | 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Afternoon Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Atrium)
December 3 | 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Afternoon Tour & Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Caddy Sinclair Room)
December 6 | 12:30pm tour, 2pm tea & 1:30pm tour, 3pm tea
Christmas Treasures
(The Abbeydell Hall at the Legend of French Lick)
December 9 | Dinner at 6:45 pm. Show at 8:00 pm.
Christmas on the Square
(Congress Square Orleans)
December 9 | See website for details
Afternoon Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Atrium)
December 10 | 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Afternoon Tour & Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Caddy Sinclair Room)
December 13 | 12:30pm tour, 2pm tea & 1:30pm tour, 3pm tea
Wine and Dessert Soiree
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
December 15 | 9:00 pm
Christmas Treasures
(The Abbeydell Hall at the Legend of French Lick)
December 16 | Dinner at 6:45 pm. Show at 8:00 pm.
Christmas Dinner
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
December 16 - 25 | See website for details.
Afternoon Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Atrium)
December 17 | 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Afternoon Tour & Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Caddy Sinclair Room)
December 20 | 12:30pm tour, 2pm tea & 1:30pm tour, 3pm tea
Afternoon Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Atrium)
December 24 | 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Afternoon Tour & Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Caddy Sinclair Room)
December 27 | 12:30pm tour, 2pm tea & 1:30pm tour, 3pm tea
Wine Pairings
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
December 29 | 8:00 pm
Afternoon Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Atrium)
December 31 | 2:00 - 4:00 PM
January
Wine Pairings
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
January 12 | 8:00 pm
Wine & Canvas
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
January 20 | 3:00 pm
February
Wine Pairings
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
February 23 | 8:000 pm
Wine and Canvas
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
February 24 | 4:00 pm
March
Wine Pairings
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
March 9 | 8:00 pm
Mommy and Me Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
March 14 | 2pm-4pm
Wine Experience Weekend
(West Basden Springs Hotel)
March 17-18 | Visit Website For more Details
Wine and Canvas
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
March 17 | 4:00 pm
Mommy and Me Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
March 21 | 2:00pm-4:00pm
Cookies and Canvas
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
March 24 | 4:00 p,
Twist the Night Away
(The Abbeydell Hall at the Legend of French Lick)
March 24 | Dinner at 6:45 pm. Show at 8:00 pm
Mommy and Me Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
March 28 | 2pm-4pm
Twist the Night Away
(The Abbeydell Hall at the Legend of French Lick)
March 31 | Dinner at 6:45 pm. Show at 8:00 pm
April
Twist the Night Away
(The Abbeydell Hall at the Legend of French Lick)
April 7 | Dinner at 6:45 pm. Show at 8:00 pm
Twist the Night Away
(The Abbeydell Hall at the Legend of French Lick)
April 14 | Dinner at 6:45 pm. Show at 8:00 pm.