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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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June
Full Moon 5K at Patoka Lake
(Patoka Lake Beach)
June 5 | 9:15 pm
Orange County HomeGrown Farmer's Market
(Orleans Congress Square)
June 6 | 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kids Fishing Derby
(Patoka Lake - Osborn Ramp)
June 6 | 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Kayak the Quarry at Patoka Lake
(Patoka Lake - Little Patoka Boat Ramp)
June 13 | 8:30 am
Orange County HomeGrown Farmer's Market
(Orleans Congress Square)
June 13 | 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
June 16 | 1:00 pm
Orange County HomeGrown Farmer's Market
(Orleans Congress Square)
June 20 | 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
June 20 | 1:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
June 23 | 1:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
June 27 | 1:00 pm
Orange County HomeGrown Farmer's Market
(Orleans Congress Square)
June 27 | 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
June 30 | 1:00 pm
July
Wildlife Cruise
(Patoka Lake Marina)
July 1 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
KidsFest Sportstastic Summer
(French Lick Springs Hotel)
July 1 - 31 | Select Times ALL SUMMER
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
July 4 | 1:00 pm
Thunder Over Patoka
(Patoka Lake )
July 4 | Dark
Orange County HomeGrown Farmer's Market
(Orleans Congress Square)
July 4 | 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
French Lick Family Classic Fun Run 5K & Kids 1 Mile Mini Run/Walk
(Valley Links Golf Course French Lick Resort)
July 4 | 7:00 am
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
July 5 | 1:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
July 7 | 1:00 pm
Wildlife Cruise
(Patoka Lake Marina)
July 8 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Orange County HomeGrown Farmer's Market
(Orleans Congress Square)
July 11 | 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
July 11 | 1:00 pm
Twilight Tours
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
July 11 | 7:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
July 12 | 1:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
July 14 | 1:00 pm
Wildlife Cruise
(Patoka Lake Marina)
July 15 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
July 18 | 1:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
July 19 | 1:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
July 21 | 1:00 pm
Wildlife Cruise
(Patoka Lake Marina)
July 22 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Chocolate Tasting Train
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
July 25 | 6:30 pm
Wild West Hold-ups
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
July 25-26 | 1:00 pm & 4:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
July 28 | 1:00 pm
Wildlife Cruise
(Patoka Lake Marina)
July 29 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
August
KidsFest Sportstastic Summer
(French Lick Springs Hotel)
August 1 - 9 | Select Times ALL SUMMER
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
August 1 | 1:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
August 2 | 1:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
August 4 | 1:00 pm
Wildlife Cruise
(Patoka Lake Marina)
August 5 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Paoli Music Fest
(JayCee Park)
August 7 & 8 | See Website for Details
Willie Nelson in Concert at French Lick Resort
(French Lick Springs Hotel - Hoosier Ballroom)
August 8 | (Doors Open at 6 pm) Opening Act 7 pm
Twilight Tours
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
August 8 | 7:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
August 8 | 1:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
August 11 | 1:00 pm
French Lick Tomato Festival
(French Lick Town Greene )
August 14 & 15 | 2:00 - 10:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
August 15 | French Lick Scenic Railway
Grand Funk Railroad
(French Lick Resort • Hoosier Ballroom)
August 15 | 8:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
August 18 | 1:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
August 22 | 1:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
August 25 | 1:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
August 29 | 1:00 pm
Dinner Trains
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
August 29 | TBA
September
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
September 1 | 1:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
September 3 | 1:00 pm
French Lick to Jasper Excursions
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
September 5 | TBA
Wild West Hold-ups
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
September 5-7 | 1:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
September 8 | French Lick Scenic Railway
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
September 10 | 1:00 pm
Twist the Night Away
(The Abbeydell Hall at The Legend of French Lick )
September 10 | Dinner at 6:45 p.m. Show starts at 8:00 p.m.
Twist the Night Away
(The Abbeydell Hall at The Legend of French Lick )
September 11 | 6:45 Dinner. Show at 8:00 p.m.
Paoli Fall Festival
(Paoli Town Square )
September 11 - 13 | TBD
Craft Beer Experience
(West Baden Springs Hotel Atrium)
September 11 | 8:00 pm
Twilight Tours
(West Baden Springs Hotel )
September 12 | 7:00 pm, 7:10 pm, & 7:20 pm
Dinosaur Adventure Train
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
September 12-13 | 11:30 am & 3:00 pm
Wing Spans
(Outdoors at Tomato Products Company)
September 13 | TBD
Twist the Night Away
(The Abbeydell Hall at the Legend of French Lick)
September 15 | Dinner at 6:45 pm. Show at 8:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
September 15 | 1:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
September 17 | 1:00 pm
Block Bash
(Bear Hollow Wood Carvers / Downtown French Lick)
September 18 - 20 | See website for details.
Dinosaur Adventure Train
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
September 19 - 20 | 11:30 am & 3:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
September 22 | 1:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
September 24 | 1:00 pm
Twist the Night Away
(The Abbeydell Hall at the Legend of French Lick)
September 25 | Dinner at 6:45 pm. Show at 8:00 pm.
Chocolate Tasting Train
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
September 26 | 6:30 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
September 26-27 | 1:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
September 29 | 1:00 pm
October
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
October 1 | 1:00 pm
Twist the Night Away
(The Abbeydell Hall at The Legend of French Lick )
October 2 | Dinner at 6:45 p.m. Show starts at 8:00 p.m.
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
October 3-4 | 1:00 pm
Train Ride on French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
October 6 | 1:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
October 8 | 1:00 pm
13th Annual Orleans Fall Fun Fest in the Park
(Orleans Townsquare)
October 8-10 | See Website for details
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
October 10 | 1:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
October 11 | 1:00 pm
Twist the Night Away
(The Abbeydell Hall at the Legend of French Lick)
October 13 | Dinner at 6:45 pm. Show at 8:00 pm
Bourbon Tasting Train
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
October 17 | 6:30 pm
November
THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
November 6 - 8 | 5:30 & 7:30
2020 Dash for the Glass 5K at Patoka Lake Winery
(Patoka Lake Winery)
November 7 | See website for details.
Christmas Treasures
(The Abbeydell Hall at The Legend of French Lick )
November 13 | Dinner at 6:45 p.m. Show starts at 8:00 p.m.
Wilstem Winter Fest
(Wilstem Wildlife Park)
November 13-30 | 6:00 - 9:00 pm
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.
Christmas Treasures
(The Abbeydell Hall at The Legend of French Lick )
November 21 | Dinner at 6:45 p.m. Show starts at 8:00 p.m.
December
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.
Wilstem Winter Fest
(Wilstem Wildlife Park)
December 1-31 | 6:00 - 9:00 pm
Christmas Treasures
(The Abbeydell Hall at The Legend of French Lick )
December 4 | Dinner at 6:45 p.m. Show starts at 8:00 p.m.
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.
Christmas Treasures
(The Abbeydell Hall at The Legend of French Lick )
December 11 & 12 | Dinner at 6:45 p.m. Show starts at 8:00 p.m.
12th Annual Christmas on the Square
(Orleans Townsquare)
December 12 | See Website for details
Christmas Treasures
(The Abbeydell Hall at The Legend of French Lick )
December 18 & 19 | Dinner at 6:45 p.m. Show starts at 8:00 p.m.
January
Wilstem Winter Fest
(Wilstem Wildlife Park)
January 1-3 | 6:00 - 9:00 pm
February
Clint Black
(French Lick Resort • Hoosier Ballroom)
February 27 | 8:00 pm
April
Trace Adkins Concert
(French Lick Resort • Hoosier Ballroom)
April 30 | 8:00 pm