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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
Art of the Monon Exhibit
(French Lick West Baden Museum)
September 1 - 30 | See Website for Details
Horse Sense
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
September 16-19 | 1:00 pm
Scenic Train Rides
(French Lick Scenic Railway )
September 17 | 1:00 pm
Orange County HomeGrown Valley Farmer's Market
(Town Green French Lick)
September 17 | 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wildlife Cruises
(Patoka Lake )
September 18 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Afternoon Tour & Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Caddy Sinclair Room)
September 18 | 12:30pm tour, 2pm tea & 1:30pm tour, 3pm tea
Scenic Train Rides
(French Lick Scenic Railway )
September 19 | 1:00 pm
Late Night Jazz Club
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
September 20-21 | 9:00 pm - Midnight
Block Bash
(Bear Hollow Wood Carvers / Downtown French Lick)
September 20 - 22 | See website for details.
The Burma Shaver(s) live in concert
(Lost River Market & Deli `)
September 20 | 5:30 - 9:00 pm
America
(French Lick Resort - Hoosier Ballroom )
September 21 | 8:00 pm - Doors Open at 6:00 pm
Orange County HomeGrown Orleans Farmer's Market
(Orleans Congress Square )
September 21 | 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fall Foliage Wine Cruise
(Patoka Lake)
September 21 | 2-4 pm
Afternoon Tea in the Atrium
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
September 21 | 2:00 to 4:00 pm
Dinner Train
(French Lick Scenic Railway )
September 21 | TBA
Scenic Train Rides
(French Lick Scenic Railway )
September 21 & 22 | 1:00 pm
Behind the Scenes Tours
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
September 22 | 2:00 pm
Horse Sense
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
September 23-26 | 1:00 pm
Scenic Train Rides
(French Lick Scenic Railway )
September 24 | 1:00 pm
Orange County HomeGrown Valley Farmer's Market
(Town Green French Lick )
September 24 | 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wildlife Cruises
(Patoka Lake )
September 25 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Afternoon Tour & Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Caddy Sinclair Room)
September 25 | 12:30pm tour, 2pm tea & 1:30pm tour, 3pm tea
Scenic Train Rides
(French Lick Scenic Railway )
September 26 | 1:00 pm
Late Night Jazz Club
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
September 27-28 | 9:00 pm - Midnight
West Baden Craft Beer Tasting
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
September 27 | 8:00 pm
American Pie
(French Lick Winery)
September 27 | 6:00 - 9:00 pm
Orange County HomeGrown Orleans Farmer's Market
(Orleans Congress Square )
September 28 | 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fall Foliage Wine Cruise
(Patoka Lake)
September 28 | 2-4 pm
Afternoon Tea in the Atrium
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
September 28 | 2:00 to 4:00 pm
Chocolate Tasting Train
(French Lick Scenic Railway )
September 28 | 6:30
Scenic Train Rides
(French Lick Scenic Railway )
September 28 & 29 | 1:00 pm
October
Scenic Train Rides
(French Lick Scenic Railway )
October 1 | 1:00 pm
Horse Sense
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
October 1-3 | 1:00 pm
Animal Fall Fest at Wilstem!
(Wilstem Ranch)
October 1 - 31 | See website for details
Boo! Trolley
(French Lick Springs Hotel • Trolley Station)
October 1-31 | 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Orange County HomeGrown Valley Farmer's Market
(Town Green French Lick )
October 1 | 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fall into Gardening
(West Baden Springs Hotel )
October 2-3 | 10:00 am
Wildlife Cruises
(Patoka Lake )
October 2 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Annual Orange County Pumpkin Festival
(West Baden & French Lick)
October 2 - 6 | See website for details
Afternoon Tour & Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Caddy Sinclair Room)
October 2 | 12:30pm tour, 2pm tea & 1:30pm tour, 3pm tea
Scenic Train Rides
(French Lick Scenic Railway )
October 3 | 1:00
Hayride, S'mores and Pumpkin Patch
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
October 3 | 5:30 pm
Psycho-Path
(Sleeping Bear Retreat)
October 4 - 5 | Dusk til 11:00 pm
Dinner Train
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
October 05 | TBA
Scenic Train Rides
(French Lick Scenic Railway )
October 5 & 6 | 1:00 pm
Hayride, S'mores and Pumpkin Patch
(West Baden Springs Hotel )
October 5 | 5:30 pm
Orange County HomeGrown Orleans Farmer's Market
(Orleans Congress Square )
October 5 | 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fall Foliage Wine Cruise
(Patoka Lake)
October 5 | 2-4 pm
Fall Foliage Wine Cruise
(Patoka Lake)
October 6 | 2-4 pm
Behind the Scenes Tours
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
October 6 | 2:00 pm
Horse Sense
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
October 7-10 | 1:00 pm
Scenic Train Rides
(French Lick Scenic Railway )
October 8 | 1:00 pm
Orange County HomeGrown Valley Farmer's Market
(Town Green French Lick )
October 8 | 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wildlife Cruises
(Patoka Lake )
October 9 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fall into Gardening
(West Baden Springs Hotel )
October 9-10 | 10:00 am
Afternoon Tour & Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Caddy Sinclair Room)
October 9 | 12:30pm tour, 2pm tea & 1:30pm tour, 3pm tea
Senior LPGA Championship
(The Pete Dye Golf Course)
October 9-16 | See Website for Details
The American Variety Show
(The Abbeydell Hall at The Legend of French Lick )
October 10 | Dinner and Matinee Show Available
Scenic Train Rides
(French Lick Scenic Railway )
October 10 | 1:00 pm
Hayride, S'mores and Pumpkin Patch
(West Baden Springs Hotel )
October 10 | 5:30 pm
Photography Weekend
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
October 11-12 | See Website for Details
Psycho-Path
(Sleeping Bear Retreat)
October 11 - 12 | Dusk til 11:0 pm
Art on the Green
(Downtown French Lick)
October 11 - 13 | 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wild West Hold-Ups
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
October 12 & 13 | 1:00
Fall Foliage Wine Cruise
(Patoka Lake)
October 12-13 | 2-4 pm
Hayride, S'mores and Pumpkin Patch
(West Baden Springs Hotel )
October 12 | 5:30 pm
Orange County HomeGrown Orleans Farmer's Market
(Orleans Congress Square )
October 12 | 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Orleans Fall Fun Fest
(Orleans Town Square )
October 12 | 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Michael Veach Bourbon County Institute
(French Lick Winery)
October 13 | Call for details
Horse Sense
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
October 14-17 | 1:00 pm
Scenic Train Rides
(French Lick Scenic Railway )
October 15 | 1:00 pm
Fall into Gardening
(West Baden Springs Hotel )
October 16-17 | 10:00 am
Afternoon Tour & Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Caddy Sinclair Room)
October 16 | 12:30pm tour, 2pm tea & 1:30pm tour, 3pm tea
Wildlife Cruises
(Patoka Lake )
October 16 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hayride, S'mores and Pumpkin Patch
(West Baden Springs Hotel )
October 17 | 5:30 pm
The American Variety Show
(The Abbeydell Hall at The Legend of French Lick )
October 17 | Dinner at 6:45 p.m. Show starts at 8:00 p.m.
Scenic Train Rides
(French Lick Scenic Railway )
October 17 | 1:00 pm
Psycho-Path
(Sleeping Bear Retreat)
October 18 - 19 | Dusk til 11:00 pm
Halloween
(French Lick Resort )
October 18-19 | See Website for Details
Legend of Dry Hollow
(French Lick Resort)
October 18 & 19 | 5:30-7:45 pm
Hayride, S'mores and Pumpkin Patch
(West Baden Springs Hotel )
October 19 | 5:30 pm
Fall Foliage Wine Cruise
(Patoka Lake)
October 19-20 | 2-4 pm
Dinner Train
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
October 19 | TBA
Scenic Train Rides
(French Lick Scenic Railway )
October 19 & 20 | 1:00 pm
Behind the Scenes Tours
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
October 20 | 2:00 pm
Horse Sense
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
October 21-24 | 1:00 pm
Scenic Train Rides
(French Lick Scenic Railway )
October 22 | 1:00 pm
The American Variety Show
(The Abbeydell Hall at The Legend of French Lick )
October 23 | Dinner at 6:45 p.m. Show starts at 8:00 p.m.
Fall into Gardening
(West Baden Springs Hotel )
October 23-24 | 10:00 am
Afternoon Tour & Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Caddy Sinclair Room)
October 23 | 12:30pm tour, 2pm tea & 1:30pm tour, 3pm tea
Wildlife Cruises
(Patoka Lake )
October 23 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hayride, S'mores and Pumpkin Patch
(West Baden Springs Hotel )
October 24 | 5:30 pm
Scenic Train Rides
(French Lick Scenic Railway )
October 24 | 1:00 pm
Psycho-Path
(Sleeping Bear Retreat)
October 25 - 26 | Dusk til 11:00 pm
Dinner Train
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
October 26 | TBA
Scenic Train Rides
(French Lick Scenic Railway )
October 26 & 27 | 1:00 pm
Hayride, S'mores and Pumpkin Patch
(West Baden Springs Hotel )
October 26 | 5:30 pm
Fall Foliage Wine Cruise
(Patoka Lake)
October 26 | 2-4 pm
Flashlight Night at the Museum
(French Lick West Baden Museum )
October 26 | See Website for Details
Photography Experience
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
October 28 - 29 | See Website for Details
Horse Sense
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
October 28-29 | 1:00 pm
Fall into Gardening
(West Baden Springs Hotel )
October 30-31 | 10:00 am
Afternoon Tour & Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Caddy Sinclair Room)
October 30 | 12:30pm tour, 2pm tea & 1:30pm tour, 3pm tea
Wildlife Cruises
(Patoka Lake )
October 30 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hayride, S'mores and Pumpkin Patch
(West Baden Springs Hotel )
October 31 | 5:30 pm
November
Dash for the Glass 5K
(Patoka Lake Winery.)
November 2 | See Website for Details
Afternoon Tour & Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Caddy Sinclair Room)
November 6 | 12:30pm tour, 2pm tea & 1:30pm tour, 3pm tea
THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
November 08-10 | 5:30 & 7:30
Afternoon Tour & Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Caddy Sinclair Room)
November 13 | 12:30pm tour, 2pm tea & 1:30pm tour, 3pm tea
THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
November 15-17 | 5:30 & 7:30
Afternoon Tour & Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Caddy Sinclair Room)
November 16 | 12:30pm tour, 2pm tea & 1:30pm tour, 3pm tea
West Baden Springs Hotel Tree Lighting
(West Baden Springs Hotel )
November 16 | See Website for Details
50 Days of Lights Children's Activities
(French Lick Resort )
November 16-22 | See Website for Details
Christmas Treasures
(The Abbeydell Hall at The Legend of French Lick )
November 17 | Matinee Only Show Available
Christmas Treasures
(The Abbeydell Hall at The Legend of French Lick )
November 19 | Dinner at 6:45 p.m. Show starts at 8:00 p.m.
Afternoon Tour & Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Caddy Sinclair Room)
November 20 | 12:30pm tour, 2pm tea & 1:30pm tour, 3pm tea
THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride
(French Lick Scenic Railway )
November 22-24 | 5:30 & 7:30
French Lick Springs Hotel Tree Lighting
(French Lick Springs Resort )
November 22 | See Website for Details
Bourbon & Bites
(West Baden Springs Hotel Atrium)
November 22 | 8:00 pm
Holiday Choirs
(West Baden Springs Hotel )
November 23 | 11:00 am
Holiday Market
(Orange County Community Center Paoli)
November 23 & 24 | Nov 23 (9 am - 6 pm) Nov 24 (11 am - 4 pm)
Afternoon Tour & Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Caddy Sinclair Room)
November 23 | 12:30pm tour, 2pm tea & 1:30pm tour, 3pm tea
Behind the Scenes Tours
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
November 24 | 2:00 pm
Afternoon Tour & Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Caddy Sinclair Room)
November 27 | 12:30pm tour, 2pm tea & 1:30pm tour, 3pm tea
Thanksgiving Dinner at West Baden Springs Hotel
(West Baden Springs Hotel )
November 28 | 12:00 - 7:00 pm
Historic Holidays
(French Lick West Baden Museum)
November 29 & 30 | See Website for Details
THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
November 29-30 | 5:30 & 7:30
Christmas Treasures
(The Abbeydell Hall at The Legend of French Lick )
November 30 | Dinner at 6:45 p.m. Show starts at 8:00 p.m.
Holiday Choirs
(West Baden Springs Hotel )
November 30 | 11:00 am
December
Historic Holidays
(French Lick West Baden Museum)
December 1 - 31 | See Website for Details
THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride
(French Lick Scenic Railway )
December 01 | 5:30 & 7:30
Afternoon Tour & Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Caddy Sinclair Room)
December 4 | 12:30pm tour, 2pm tea & 1:30pm tour, 3pm tea
THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride
(French Lick Scenic Railway )
December 06-08 | 5:30 & 7:30
Christmas Treasures
(The Abbeydell Hall at The Legend of French Lick )
December 7 | Dinner at 6:45 p.m. Show starts at 8:00 p.m.
Holiday Choirs 11:00 am
(West Baden Springs Hotel )
December 7 | 11:00 am
Holiday Choirs
(2:00 pm West Baden Springs Hotel )
December 7 | 2:00 pm
Holiday Choirs
(West Baden Springs Hotel )
December 8 | 11:00 am
Behind the Scenes Tours
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
December 8 | 2:00 pm
Afternoon Tour & Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Caddy Sinclair Room)
December 11 | 12:30pm tour, 2pm tea & 1:30pm tour, 3pm tea
Christmas Treasures
(The Abbeydell Hall at The Legend of French Lick )
December 13 | Dinner at 6:45 p.m. Show starts at 8:00 p.m.
THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride
(French Lick Scenic Railway )
December 13-15 | 5:30 & 7:30
Christmas Treasures
(The Abbeydell Hall at The Legend of French Lick )
December 14 | Dinner at 6:45 p.m. Show starts at 8:00 p.m.
Christmas on The Square
(Orleans Town Square )
December 14 | 5:00 to 7:00 pm
THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride
(French Lick Scenic Railway )
December 17-23 | 5:30 & 7:30
Afternoon Tour & Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Caddy Sinclair Room)
December 18 | 12:30pm tour, 2pm tea & 1:30pm tour, 3pm tea
Christmas Treasures
(The Abbeydell Hall at The Legend of French Lick )
December 20 & 21 | Dinner at 6:45 p.m. Show starts at 8:00 p.m.
Holiday Choirs
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
December 21 | 11:00 am & 2:00 pm
Holiday Choirs
(West Baden Springs Hotel )
December 22 | 11:00 am
Winter Break Bounce Bash
(French Lick Springs Hotel )
December 23-30 | 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
New Years Eve at French Lick Resort
(French Lick Resort)
December 31 | 6:00 pm to 1:00 am
New Year's Eve at the French Lick Winery
(French Lick Winery)
December 31 | Call for details
January
Historic Holidays
(French Lick West Baden Museum)
January 1 & 2 | See Website for Details
February
12th Annual Chocolate Festival
(French Lick Springs Hotel)
February 8 | 1:00 to 4:00 pm
April
51st Annual Orleans Dogwood Festival
(Congress Square Orleans)
April 18 25 | See website for details