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 music, art, food, history, athletics, nature or all of the above, there’s an event here that you’ll love.

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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July
Orleans Bicentennial Celebration
(Historic Congress Square )
July 3 - 5 | See website for details
Wild West Hold-Up
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
July 3 - 5 | See website for details
Thunder Over Patoka presented by Visit French Lick West Baden
(Patoka Lake Recreation Area)
July 4 | 10:00 pm
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(Historic Congress Square )
July 4 | 8am to noon
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(Downtown French Lick )
July 7 | 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Patoka Lake Tour
(Patoka Lake Marina )
July 8 | 10:00 am - Noon
Sunset Beer Cruise
(Patoka Lake Marina )
July 10 | 7:30 pm
Wine Pairings
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
July 10 | 8:00 pm
Fiddler on the Roof
(Paoli High School Auditorium)
July 10 - 12 | Friday & Saturday 7:00 pm and Sunday 2:00 pm
24th Annual Star Party
(Patoka Lake Recreation Area )
July 11 | at dark
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(Historic Congress Square )
July 11 | 8am to noon
2nd Sunday Summer Series
(French Lick Winery )
July 12 | See website for details
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(Downtown French Lick )
July 14 | 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Patoka Lake Tour
(Patoka Lake Marina )
July 15 | 10:00 am - Noon
Chocolate Tasting Train
(French Lick Scenic Railway )
July 18 | 6:30 pm
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(Historic Congress Square )
July 18 | 8am to noon
Civil War Days on the Square
(Orleans Congress Square)
July 18 - 19 | See website for details
Christmas in July
(Soothe My Soles Spa)
July 19 | 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(Downtown French Lick )
July 21 | 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Patoka Lake Tour
(Patoka Lake Marina )
July 22 | 10:00 am - Noon
Sunset Beer Cruise
(Patoka Lake Marina )
July 24 | 7:30 pm
Wild West Hold-Up
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
July 25 - 26 | See website for details
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(Historic Congress Square )
July 25 | 8am to noon
Twilight Tour
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
July 25 | 7:00 pm
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(Downtown French Lick )
July 28 | 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Patoka Lake Tour
(Patoka Lake Marina )
July 29 | 10:00 am - Noon
Wine & Dessert Soiree
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
July 31 | 9:00 pm
August
Train to Strassenfest
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
August 1 | See website for details
Smokey Bear's Birthday Bash
(Patoka Lake)
August 1 | 10:00 am - Noon
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(Historic Congress Square )
August 1 | 8am to noon
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(Downtown French Lick )
August 4 | 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Patoka Lake Tour
(Patoka Lake Marina )
August 5 | 10:00 am - Noon
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(Historic Congress Square )
August 8 | 8am to noon
2nd Annual Valley Dog Days Car Show
(French Lick)
August 8 | 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
2nd Sunday Summer Series
(French Lick Winery )
August 9 | See website for details
Alice Dye Invitational at French Lick Resort
(French Lick Resort)
August 9 - 11 | See website for details
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(Downtown French Lick )
August 11 | 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Patoka Lake Tour
(Patoka Lake Marina )
August 12 | 10:00 am - Noon
Sunset Wine Cruise
(Patoka Lake Marina)
August 14 | 7:30 pm
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(Historic Congress Square )
August 15 | 8am to noon
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(Downtown French Lick )
August 18 | 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Patoka Lake Tour
(Patoka Lake Marina )
August 19 | 10:00 am - Noon
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(Historic Congress Square )
August 22 | 8am to noon
Head for the Hills Triathlon
(Patoka Lake)
August 22 | See website for details
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(Downtown French Lick )
August 25 | 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Patoka Lake Tour
(Patoka Lake Marina )
August 26 | 10:00 am - Noon
The Legends Championship
(The Pete Dye Course at French Lick Resort)
August 27 - 30 | See website for details
Patoka Lake Tour
(Patoka Lake Marina)
August 28 | 7:30 pm
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(Historic Congress Square )
August 29 | 8am to noon
September
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(Downtown French Lick )
September 1 | 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Patoka Lake Tour
(Patoka Lake Marina )
September 2 | 10:00 am - Noon
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(Historic Congress Square )
September 5 | 8am to noon
Wild West Hold-Up
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
September 5 - 6 | See website for details
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(Downtown French Lick )
September 8 | 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Patoka Lake Tour
(Patoka Lake Marina )
September 9 | 10:00 am - Noon
Paoli Fall Festival
(Paoli Square )
September 11 - 13 | See website for details
Fall Foliage Wine Cruise
(Patoka Lake Marina)
September 12 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(Historic Congress Square )
September 12 | 8am to noon
Car Show
(Paoli Courthouse Square)
September 12 | 9:30 am registration
20th Anniversary Celebration at French Lick Winery
(French Lick Winery )
September 13 | See website for details
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(Downtown French Lick )
September 15 | 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Patoka Lake Tour
(Patoka Lake Marina )
September 16 | 10:00 am - Noon
Block Bash
(Downtown French Lick)
September 18 - 20 | See website for details
Day Out With Thomas
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
September 19 - 20 | See website for details
Fall Foliage Wine Cruise
(Patoka Lake Marina)
September 19 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(Historic Congress Square )
September 19 | 8am to noon
Vintage Base Ball
(French Lick Resort)
September 19 - 20 | Saturday game begins at 9:00 am
Rugged Maniac 5K Obstacle Race
(Paoli Peaks)
September 19 | See website for details
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(Downtown French Lick )
September 22 | 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Patoka Lake Tour
(Patoka Lake Marina )
September 23 | 10:00 am - Noon
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(Historic Congress Square )
September 26 | 8am to noon
Fall Foliage Wine Cruise
(Patoka Lake Marina)
September 26 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Day Out With Thomas
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
September 26 - 27 | See website for details
Twilight Tour
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
September 26 | 7:00 pm
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(Downtown French Lick )
September 29 | 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Patoka Lake Tour
(Patoka Lake Marina )
September 30 | 10:00 am - Noon
48th Annual Orange County Pumpkin Festival
(FLWB Indoor Karting)
September 30 | Event times vary
October
48th Annual Orange County Pumpkin Festival
(FLWB Indoor Karting)
October 1 - 4 | Event times vary
Psycho-Path
(Sleeping Bear Retreat)
October 2 - 3 | 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wilstem Ranch Pumpkin Patch at Historic Castle Knoll Farm
(Castle Knoll Farm)
October 3 - 31 | See website for details
Fall Foliage Wine Cruise
(Patoka Lake Marina)
October 3 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(Historic Congress Square )
October 3 | 9 am to 1 pm
Patoka Lake Tour
(Patoka Lake Marina )
October 7 | 10:00 am - Noon
Psycho-Path
(Sleeping Bear Retreat)
October 9 - 10 | 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Art on the Green
(French Lick Town Green)
October 10 - 11 | See website for details
Fall Foliage Wine Cruise
(Patoka Lake Marina)
October 10 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fall Fun Fest in the Park
(Historic Congress Square)
October 10 | See website for details
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(Historic Congress Square )
October 10 | 9 am to 1 pm
Patoka Lake Tour
(Patoka Lake Marina )
October 14 | 10:00 am - Noon
Psycho-Path
(Sleeping Bear Retreat)
October 16 - 17 | 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wild West Hold-Up
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
October 17 - 18 | See website for details
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(Historic Congress Square )
October 17 | 9 am to 1 pm
Fall Foliage Wine Cruise
(Patoka Lake Marina)
October 17 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Autumn Bash
(Painter Creek RV Park)
October 17 | 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Patoka Lake Tour
(Patoka Lake Marina )
October 21 | 10:00 am - Noon
Psycho-Path
(Sleeping Bear Retreat)
October 23 - 24 | 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Fall Foliage Wine Cruise
(Patoka Lake Marina)
October 24 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Psycho-Path
(Sleeping Bear Retreat)
October 30 - 31 | 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
November
The Polar Express
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
November 6 - 8 | See website for details
Wine & Canvas
(French Lick Winery)
November 8 | See website for details
The Polar Express
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
November 13 - 15 | See website for details
8th Annual Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair
(French Lick Resort)
November 13 - 15 | See website for details
The Polar Express
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
November 20 - 22 | See website for details
Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
(French Lick Resort)
November 20 | 7:00 pm
50 Days of Lights
(French Lick Resort)
November 20 - 30 | See website for details
Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
November 21 | 7:00 pm
The Polar Express
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
November 27 - 29 | See website for details
French Lick Christmas Spirit
(French Lick Town Green)
November 27 - 30 | Dusk
December
French Lick Christmas Spirit
(French Lick Town Green)
December 1 - 12 | Dusk
50 Days of Lights
(French Lick Resort)
December 1 - 31 | See website for details
The Polar Express
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
December 4 - 6 | See website for details
The Polar Express
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
December 11 - 13 | See website for details
Orleans Christmas on the Square
(Historic Congress Square)
December 12 | 6:00 pm
The Polar Express
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
December 18 - 20 | See website for details
New Year's Eve at French Lick Resort
(French Lick Resort)
December 31 | See website for details
3rd Annual Cheers! A Celebration of the Season
(French Lick Winery)
December 31 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
January
The Polar Express
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
January 1 - 3 | See website for details
50 Days of Lights
(French Lick Resort)
January 1 - 9 | See website for details