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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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November
Whiskers Wine and Whiskey
(French Lick Winery)
November 2 | 6:00PM to 9:00PM
50 Days of Lights
(French Lick Resort)
November 16 - 30 | See website for detailed information.
Afternoon Tour & Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Caddy Sinclair Room)
November 21 | 12:30pm tour, 2pm tea & 1:30pm tour, 3pm tea
Tom the Turkey Walk/Run
(French Lick Resort)
November 22 | 9:00 am
Thanksgiving Day Family Bash
(French Lick Resort (Windsor Ballroom))
November 22 | 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Family Portraits with Brescher Film and Photography
(French Lick Springs Hotel (Windsor Ballroom))
November 22 | 1:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Lights Take Flight
(French Lick Resort)
November 22,23,24 | 8 & 8:30 pm
Bounce House Bonanza
(French Lick Springs Hotel (Windsor Ballroom))
November 23 - 25 | November 22 & 23 11:00 am - 9:00 pm, November 25 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
November 23 - 25 | See website for details
Afternoon Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Atrium)
November 24 | 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Holiday Choirs (Springs Valley High School)
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
November 24 | 11:00 am - Noon
Christmas Treasures
(The Abbeydell Hall at The Legend of French Lick )
November 27 | Dinner at 6:45 p.m. Show starts at 8:00 p.m.
Afternoon Tour & Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Caddy Sinclair Room)
November 28 | 12:30pm tour, 2pm tea & 1:30pm tour, 3pm tea
THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
November 30 | See website for details
Bourbon & Bites
(West Baden Springs Hotel Atrium)
November 30 | 8:00 pm
December
THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
December 1 - 2 | See website for details
Afternoon Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Atrium)
December 1 | 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Christmas Treasures
(The Abbeydell Hall at The Legend of French Lick )
December 1 | Dinner at 6:45 p.m. Show starts at 8:00 p.m.
50 Days of Lights
(French Lick Resort)
December 1 - 31 | See website for schedule of events.
Holiday Choirs (Salem High School)
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
December 1 | 11:00 am - Noon
Late Night Jazz Club
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
December 1 - 29 | 9:00 pm - Midnight
Dicken's Carolers
(West Baden Springs Hotel Atrium)
December Saturdays December 1 - 22 | 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Mixology Class
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
December 2 | 5:00 p.m.
Old Fashioned Christmas at the Farmhouse
(Historic Lindley House )
December 2 | 2-4 pm
Afternoon Tour & Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Caddy Sinclair Room)
December 5 | 12:30pm tour, 2pm tea & 1:30pm tour, 3pm tea
THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
December 7 - 9 | See website for details
Christmas on the Square
(Orleans Congress Square)
December 8 | Go to Website for details.
Afternoon Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Atrium)
December 8 | 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Holiday Choirs (Orleans High School)
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
December 8 | 11:00 am - Noon
Christmas Treasures
(The Abbeydell Hall at The Legend of French Lick )
December 8 | Dinner at 6:45 p.m. Show starts at 8:00 p.m.
Afternoon Tour & Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Caddy Sinclair Room)
December 12 | 12:30pm tour, 2pm tea & 1:30pm tour, 3pm tea
THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
December 14 - 16 | See website for details
Christmas Treasures
(The Abbeydell Hall at The Legend of French Lick )
December 14 & 15 | Dinner at 6:45 p.m. Show starts at 8:00 p.m.
Wine & Dessert Soiree
(West Baden Springs Hotel Atrium)
December 14 | 9:00 p.m.
Afternoon Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Atrium)
December 15 | 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Mixology Class
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
December 16 | 5:00 p.m.
Paoli Peaks Food Drive
(Paoli Peaks )
December 16 | 9 am - 9 pm
College Week
(Paoli Peaks)
December 17-21 | See Website for Details
Afternoon Tour & Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Caddy Sinclair Room)
December 19 | 12:30pm tour, 2pm tea & 1:30pm tour, 3pm tea
THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
December 20 - 23 | See website for details
Christmas Dinner in Sinclair's
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
December 21 - 25 | 5:00 p.m.
Afternoon Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Atrium)
December 22 | 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Christmas Treasures
(The Abbeydell Hall at The Legend of French Lick )
December 22 | Dinner at 6:45 p.m. Show starts at 8:00 p.m.
Wine Tastings in front of the Fireplace in the Atrium
(West Baden Springs Hotel Atrium)
December 28 | 8:00 pm
Wine Pairings
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
December 28 | 8:00 pm
Tentative First Midnight
(Paoli Peaks)
December 28 | See Website for Details
Afternoon Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Atrium)
December 29 | 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Cheers 2018 with the Echoes
(French Lick Winery)
December 31 | 6:00 p.m.
New Year's Eve at West Baden Springs Hotel
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
December 31 | 7:30 pm
New Year's Eve at French Lick Springs Hotel
(French Lick Springs Hotel)
December 31 | 7:00 pm
KidsFest Wild West New Year's Eve Party
(French Lick Springs Hotel • Clifton Ballroom)
December 31 | 6:00 pm - 12:30 am
January
50 Days of Lights
(French Lick Resort)
January 1 - 5 | See website for schedule of events.
Live Music in the Atrium
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
January 1 - 31 | 5:00 - 9:00 pm
Afternoon Tour & Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Caddy Sinclair Room)
January 2 - 30 (Wednesdays ONLY) | 12:30pm tour, 2pm tea & 1:30pm tour, 3pm tea
Late Night Jazz Club
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
January 4 -26 (Friday & Saturday Nights) | 9:00 - Midnight
College Midnight Friday
(Paoli Peaks )
January 04 | See Website for Details
Women's 2 Day Clinic Saturday
(Paoli Peaks)
January 05-06 | 9:00 am to 5:30 pm
Kids Race Clinic Saturday
(Paoli Peaks )
January 05 | See Website for Details
Bonk Rail Jam Saturday
(Paoli Peaks)
January 05 | See Website for Details
Afternoon Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Atrium)
January 5 - 26 (Saturday ONLY) | 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Eagle Watch at Patoka Lake
(Patoka Lake)
January 5 | 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Mixology Class
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
January 6 | 5:00 p.m.
Historical Tours at West Baden Springs Hotel
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
January 7 - 29 (Monday & Tuesday) | 11:00 am
College Week
(Paoli Peaks)
January 7-11 | See Website For Details
Appreciation Days Tuesdays
(Paoli Peaks)
January 08 | See Website for Details
Cake Decorating at West Baden Springs Hotel
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
January 1 - 29 (Tuesdays) | 2:00 p.m.
Kids Race Clinic Wednesday
(Paoli Peaks)
January 09 | See Website for Details
Classical Movie Night
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
January 10 - 24 (Thursdays ONLY) | 8:00 pm
Wine Pairings
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
January 11 | 8:00 pm
College Midnight Friday
(Paoli Peaks)
January 11 | See Website for Details
Graber's Cup Saturday
(Paoli Peaks)
January 12 | See Website for Details
Pour a Glass, Paint a Glass
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
January 12 | 4:00 pm
French Lick Kitchen Live
(French Lick Springs Hotel)
January 12 | 1:30 pm
Appreciation Days Tuesdays
(Paoli Peaks )
January 15 | See Website for Details
Kids Race Clinic Wednesday
(Paoli Peaks)
January 16 | See Website for Details
College Midnight Friday
(Paoli Peaks)
January 18 | See Website for Details
Kids Race Clinic Saturday
(Paoli Peaks )
January 19 | See Website for Details
Old School Midnight Saturday
(Paoli Peaks)
January 19 | See Website for Details
Wine and Canvas
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
January 19 | 4:00 pm
Mixology Class at Sinclair's
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
January 20 | 5:00 p.m.
Appreciation Day Tuesday
(Paoli Peaks )
January 22 | See Website for Details
Kids Race Clinic Wednesday
(Paoli Peaks )
January 23 | See Website for Details
Carnival Weekend/40th Celebration Saturday
(Paoli Peaks )
January 23 | See Website for Details
College Midnight Friday
(Paoli Peaks )
January 25 | See Website for Details
Wine and Dessert Soirée
(West Baden Springs Hotel Atrium)
January 25 | 8:00 pm
French Lick Kitchen Live!
(French Lick Springs Hotel)
January 26 | 1:30 pm
Kids Race Clinic Saturday
(Paoli Peaks)
January 26 | See Website for Details
Slopestyle Saturday
(Paoli Peaks)
January 26 | See Website for Details
Appreciation Day Tuesday
(Paoli Peaks)
January 29 | See Website for Details
Kids Race Clinic Wednesday
(Paoli Peaks)
January 30 | See Website for Details
February
College Midnight Friday
(Paoli Peaks)
February 01 | See Website for Details
Late Night Jazz Club
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
February 1 - 23 (Friday & Saturday Nights Only) | 9:00 pm - Midnight
Live Music Nightly in the Atrium
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
February 1 - 28 | 5:00 - 9:00 pm
French Lick Kitchen Live!
(French Lick Springs Hotel)
February 2 | 1:30 pm
Afternoon Tea in the Atrium
(West Baden Springs Hotel Atrium)
February 2 - 23 (Saturday ONLY) | 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Kids Race Clinic Saturday
(Paoli Peaks )
February 02 | See Website for Details
Boardercross Saturday
(Paoli Peaks)
February 02 | See Website for Details
Women's Clinic 1 Day Saturday
(Paoli Peaks)
February 02 | See Website for Details
Girl Scout Sunday
(Paoli Peaks)
February 03 | See Website for Details
Historical Tours at West Baden Springs Hotel
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
February 4 - 26 (Monday & Tuesday ONLY) | 11:00 am
Cake Decorating at West Baden Springs Hotel
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
February 5 - 26 (Tuesdays ONLY) | 2:00 p.m.
Appreciation Day Tuesday
(Paoli Peaks)
February 05 | See Website for Details
Kids Race Clinic Wednesday
(Paoli Peaks)
February 06 | See Website for Details
Afternoon Tour & Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel Caddy Sinclair Room)
February 6 -27 (Wednesdays ONLY) | 12:30pm tour, 2pm tea & 1:30pm tour, 3pm tea
Classical Movie Night
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
February 7 - 28 (Thursday ONLY) | 8:00 pm
College Midnight Friday
(Paoli Peaks)
February 08 | See Website for Details
Big Air Saturday
(Paoli Peaks)
February 09 | See Website for Details
Chocolate Fest 2019
(French Lick Springs Hotel)
February 9 | See website for details
Bourbon & Bites
(West Baden Springs Hotel Atrium)
February 9 | 8:00 pm
Appreciation Day Tuesday
(Paoli Peaks)
February 12 | See Website for Details
Kids Race Clinic Saturday
(Paoli Peaks)
February 12 | See Website for Details
College Midnight Friday
(Paoli Peaks )
February 15 | See Website for Details
Wine and Dessert Soirée
(West Baden Springs Hotel Atrium)
February 15 | 8:00 pm
Wine & Canvas
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
February 16 | 4:00 pm
French Lick Kitchen Live!
(French Lick Springs Hotel)
February 16 | 1:30 pm
Mixology Class at Sinclair's
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
February 17 | 5:00 p.m.
Wine Pairings
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
February 22 | 8:00 pm
College Midnight Friday
(Paoli Peaks )
February 22 | See Website for Details
Mixology Class at Sinclair's
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
February 24 | 5:00 p.m.
Appreciation Day Tuesday
(Paoli Peaks)
February 26 | See Website for Details
March
Late Night Jazz Club
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
March 1 - 30 | 9:00 pm - Midnight
Live Music Nightly in the Atrium
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
March 1 - 31 | 5:00 - 9:00 pm
French Lick Kitchen Live!
(French Lick Springs Hotel)
March 2 | 1:30 pm
Historical Tours at West Baden Springs Hotel
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
March 4 - 26 (Monday & Tuesday ONLY) | 11:00 am
Community Appreciation Day
(Paoli Peaks)
March 04-08 | See Website for Details
Cake Decorating at West Baden Springs Hotel
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
March 5 - 19 (Tuesdays Only) | 2:00 p.m.
Afternoon Tea & Tour
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
March 6 - 27 (Wednesdays ONLY) | 12:30pm tour, 2pm tea & 1:30pm tour, 3pm tea
Chocolate Tasting Train
(French Lick Scenic Railway )
March 22 | 6:30
Bourbon Tasting Train
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
March 23 | 6:30
Cupcake Decorating
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
March 26 | 2:00 p.m.
Chocolate Tasting Train
(French Lick Scenic Railway )
March 29 | 6:30
April
Bourbon Tasting Train
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
April 6 | 6:30
Easter Bunny Express
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
April 14 | 4:00
Wild West Hold-Up
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
April 27-28 | 1:00
May
French Lick Resort Preservation Month
(French Lick Springs Resort)
May 1 - 31 | See website for details
French Lick Family Classic Fun Run 5K & Kids 1 Mile Mini Run/Walk
(French Lick Resort)
May 18 | See website for details
Wild West Hold-Up
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
May 25-27 | 1:00
June
Chocolate Tasting Train
(French Lick Scenic Railway )
June 1 | 6:30
July
Chocolate Tasting Train
(French Lick Scenic Railway )
July 20 | 6:30
Wild West Hold-Up
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
July 27-28 | 1:00
August
Train Ride to The Strassenfest
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
August 03 | 3:00
Dinner Train
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
August 24 | TBA
Wild West Hold-Up
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
August 31 | 1:00
September
Wild West Hold-Ups
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
September 1-2 | 1:00
French Lick to Jasper Excursion
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
September 07 | TBA
Dinner Train
(French Lick Scenic Railway )
September 21 | TBA
Chocolate Tasting Train
(French Lick Scenic Railway )
September 28 | 6:30
October
Dinner Train
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
October 05 | TBA
Wild West Hold-Ups
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
October 12-13 | 1:00
Dinner Train
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
October 19 | TBA
Dinner Train
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
October 26 | TBA
November
THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
November 08-10 | 5:30 & 7:30
THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
November 15-17 | 5:30 & 7:30
THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride
(French Lick Scenic Railway )
November 22-24 | 5:30 & 7:30
THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
November 29-30 | 5:30 & 7:30
December
THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride
(French Lick Scenic Railway )
December 01 | 5:30 & 7:30
THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride
(French Lick Scenic Railway )
December 06-08 | 5:30 & 7:30
THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride
(French Lick Scenic Railway )
December 13-15 | 5:30 & 7:30
THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride
(French Lick Scenic Railway )
December 17-23 | 5:30 & 7:30