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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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April
The American Variety Show
(The Abbeydell Hall at The Legend of French Lick )
April 10 | Dinner at 6:45 p.m. Show starts at 8:00 p.m.
Easter Adventure Hunt
(French Lick Springs Hotel)
April 10 - 12 | 11am - 7pm
Afternoon Tea with the Easter Bunny
(West Baden Springs Hotel • Atrium)
April 11 | 2pm - 4pm
Wine & Canvas
(West Baden Springs Hotel Atrium )
April 11 | 4:00 pm
Easter Bunny Breakfast
(French Lick Springs Hotel • The Grand Colonnade Restaurant)
April 12 | 9am - 11am
West Baden Springs Hotel Easter Brunch
(West Baden Springs Hotel • Atrium)
April 12 | 10am - 3pm
Easter Egg Hunt
(West Baden Springs Hotel • Formal Gardens)
April 12 | 12pm - 2pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
April 14 | 1:00 pm
American Variety Show at Abbeydell Hall
(Legend of French Lick)
April 16 | Dinner at 6:45; Show at 8:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
April 18 | 1:00 pm
Mixology Class
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
April 19 | 5:00 p.m.
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
April 21 | 1:00 pm
Craft Beer Experience
(West Baden Springs Hotel Atrium )
April 24 | 8:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
April 25 | 1:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
April 28 | 1:00 pm
May
Pictures with Pepsi
(French Lick Springs Hotel (Front Lawn))
May 1 | 3 - 5 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
May 2 | 1:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
May 5 | 1:00 pm
The American Variety Show
(The Abbeydell Hall at The Legend of French Lick )
May 8 | Dinner 6:45 Show at 8:00 pm
Wine and Dessert Soirée
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
May 8 | 8:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
May 9 | 1:00 pm
Wine & Canvas
(West Baden Springs Hotel Atrium )
May 9 | 4:00 pm
Brunch Train
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
May 10 | TBA
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
May 12 | 1:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
May 16 | 1:00 pm
Clint Black
(French Lick Resort • Hoosier Ballroom)
May 16 | 8:00 pm
Paoli Chamber of Commerce Demolition Derby
(4-H Fairgrounds Paoli)
May 16 | See Website for Details
Behind the Scenes Tours
(West Baden Springs Hotel )
May 17 | 2:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
May 19 | 1:00 pm
American Variety Show at Abbeydell Hall
(The Legend of French Lick)
May 22 | Dinner at 6:45: Show begins at 8:00 pm
Wild West Hold-ups
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
May 23-25 | 1:00 pm
French Lick to Jasper Excursions
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
May 23 | TBA
The American Variety Show
(The Abbeydell Hall at The Legend of French Lick )
May 23 | Lunch 12:45 pm Showtime 2:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
May 26 | 1:00 pm
Wine Pairings
(West Baden Springs Hotel Atrium )
May 29 | 8:00 pm
KidsFest Sportstastic Summer
(French Lick Springs Hotel)
May 29 - 31 | Select Times ALL SUMMER!
Dinner Trains
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
May 30 | TBA
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
May 30 | 1:00 pm
Dogwood Pedal
(Orleans Town Square )
May 30 | More information to come
Twilight Tours
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
May 30 | 7:00 pm
Behind the Scenes Tours
(West Baden Springs Hotel )
May 31 | 2:00 pm
June
KidsFest Sportstastic Summer
(French Lick Springs Hotel)
June 1 - 30 | Select Times ALL SUMMER!
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
June 2 | 1:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
June 4 | 1:00 pm
Full Moon 5K at Patoka Lake
(Patoka Lake Beach)
June 5 | Contact Patoka Lake Nature Center for details.
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
June 6 | 1:00 pm
Chocolate Tasting Train
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
June 6 | 6:30 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
June 9 | 1:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
June 11 | 1:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
June 13 | 1:00 pm
Twilight Tours
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
June 13 | 7:00 pm
Dinner Trains
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
June 13 | TBA
Behind the Scenes Tours
(West Baden Springs Hotel )
June 14 | 2:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
June 16 | 1:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
June 18 | 1:00 pm
I've Got the Music in Me
(The Abbeydell Hall at The Legend of French Lick )
June 19 | Dinner at 6:45 p.m. Show starts at 8:00 p.m.
Bourbon & Bites
(West Baden Springs Hotel Atrium )
June 19 | 8:00 pm
Dinosaur Adventure Train
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
June 20-21 | 11:30 am & 3:00 pm
French Lick to Jasper Excursions
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
June 20 | TBA
I've Got the Music in Me
(The Abbeydell Hall at The Legend of French Lick )
June 25 | Dinner at 6:45 p.m. Show starts at 8:00 p.m.
French Lick to Jasper Excursions
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
June 27 | TBA
Dinosaur Adventure Train
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
June 27-28 | 11:30 am & 3:00 pm
Behind the Scenes Tours
(West Baden Springs Hotel )
June 28 | 2:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
June 30 | 1:00 pm
July
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 2 | 1:00 pm
Trace Adkins Concert
(French Lick Resort • Hoosier Ballroom)
July 3 | 8:00 pm
Wild West Hold-ups
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
July 3-5 | 1:00 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 7 | 1:00 pm
The Donald Ross Classic
(The Donald Ross Course at French Lick)
July 7-11 | See Website for Details
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
July 9 | 1:00 pm
I've Got the Music in Me
(The Abbeydell Hall at The Legend of French Lick )
July 10 | Dinner at 6:45 p.m. Show starts at 8:00 p.m.
Twilight Tours
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
July 11 | 7:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
July 11 | 1:00 pm
Dinner Trains
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
July 11 | TBA
French Lick to Jasper Excursions
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
July 12 | TBA
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
July 12 | 1:00 pm
I've Got the Music in Me
(The Abbeydell Hall at The Legend of French Lick )
July 13 | 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)
July 14 | 1:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
July 16 | 1:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
July 18 | 1:00 pm
Dinner Trains
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
July 18 | TBA
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
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
July 23 | 1:00 pm
Wild West Hold-ups
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
July 25-26 | 1:00 pm
Chocolate Tasting Train
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
July 25 | 6:30 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
July 28 | 1:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
July 30 | 1:00 pm
I've Got the Music in Me
(The Abbeydell Hall at The Legend of French Lick )
July 31 | Dinner at 6:45 p.m. Show starts at 8:00 p.m.
August
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
August 1 | 1:00 pm
Train Ride to The Strassenfest
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
August 1 | 3:00 pm
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 2 | 1:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
August 4 | 1:00 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
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
August 8 | 1:00 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 11 | 1:00 pm
I've Got the Music in Me
(The Abbeydell Hall at The Legend of French Lick )
August 14 | Dinner at 6:45 p.m. Show starts at 8:00 p.m.
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
I've Got the Music in Me
(The Abbeydell Hall at The Legend of French Lick )
August 28 | 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)
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 pm. Show at 8:00 pm
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
Bourbon Tasting Train
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
September 12 | 6:30 pm
Twilight Tours
(West Baden Springs Hotel )
September 12 | 7:00 pm, 7:10 pm, & 7:20 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
September 12-13 | 1:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
September 15 | 1:00 pm
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 17 | 1:00 pm
Block Bash
(Bear Hollow Wood Carvers / Downtown French Lick)
September 18 - 20 | See website for details.
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
September 19-20 | 1:00 pm
Dinner Trains
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
September 19 | TBA
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.
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
September 26-27 | 1:00 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 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
Art on the Green
(Downtown French Lick)
October 9 - 11 | 10:00 am - 6:00 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
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.
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