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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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February
Bourbon & Bites
(West Baden Springs Hotel Atrium)
February 21 | 8:00 pm
College Night at Paoli Peaks
(Paoli Peaks )
February 21 | 3:00 pm - 1:00 am
Corks, Cocktails, and Trivia
(Patoka Lake Winery)
February 22 | 6:30 - 9:30 pm
Hop into Spring! Painting Class
(Patoka Lake Winery )
February 23 | 2:00 - 5:00 pm
Mixology Class
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
February 23 | 5:00 p.m.
Tea with Women in History
(French Lick West Baden Museum)
February 25 | 2:00 pm
March
Wine and Dessert Soirée
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
March 6 | 8:00 pm
Murder Mystery Weekend
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
March 6-8 | See Website for Details
Slam Dunk Spring Break
(French Lick Springs Hotel)
March 6 - 31 | 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
March 7 | 1:00 pm
Mixology Class
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
March 8 | 5:00 p.m.
Jazz Under the Dome Weekend
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
March 13-15 | See Website for Details
Wine Experience Weekend
(West Baden Springs Hotel Atrium)
March 13 - 14 | See website for details
Wine & Canvas
(West Baden Springs Hotel Atrium )
March 14 | 4:00 pm
Grand Funk Railroad
(French Lick Resort • Hoosier Ballroom)
March 14 | 8:00 pm
Behind the Scenes Tours
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
March 15 | 2:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
March 17 | 1:00 pm
Ricky Glore's Spitting Image Comedy Tour Show
(Patoka Lake Winery)
March 20 | 8:30 PM – 10:30 PM
Irish Whiskey Tasting
(West Baden Springs Hotel Atrium )
March 20 | 8:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
March 21 | 1:00 pm
Bourbon Tasting Train
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
March 21 | 6:30 pm
Behind the Scenes Tours
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
March 22 | 2:00 pm
Mixology Class
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
March 22 | 5:00 p.m.
Cupcake Decorating
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
March 24 | 2:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
March 24 | 1:00 pm
Mommy & Me Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel • Atrium)
March 25 | 4:00 pm
Cookies & Canvas
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
March 26 | 4:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
March 26 | 1:00 pm
Chocolate Tasting Train
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
March 27 | 6:30 pm
Dinner Trains
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
March 28 | TBA
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
March 28 | 1:00 pm
The American Variety Show
(The Abbeydell Hall at The Legend of French Lick )
March 30 | 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)
March 31 | 1:00 pm
Cupcake Decorating
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
March 31 | 2:00 pm
April
Mommy & Me Tea
(West Baden Springs Hotel • Atrium)
April 1 | 4:00 pm
Slam Dunk Spring Break
(French Lick Springs Hotel)
April 1 - 5 | 11 am - 7 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
April 2 | 1:00 pm
The American Variety Show
(The Abbeydell Hall at The Legend of French Lick )
April 3 | Dinner at 6:45 p.m. Show starts at 8:00 p.m.
Bourbon Tasting Train
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
April 3 | 6:30 pm
Wine Pairings
(West Baden Springs Hotel Atrium )
April 3 | 8:00 pm
French Lick to Jasper Excursions
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
April 4 | TBA
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
April 4 | 1:00 pm
Easter Bunny Express
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
April 5 | 4:00 pm
Mixology Class
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
April 5 | 5:00 p.m.
2020 Behind the Scenes Tours
(West Baden Springs Hotel )
April 5 | 2:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
April 7 | 1:00 pm
Chocolate Tasting Train
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
April 10 | 6:30 pm
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.
Bourbon Tasting Train
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
April 11 | 6:30 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
April 11 | 1:00 pm
Wine & Canvas
(West Baden Springs Hotel Atrium )
April 11 | 4:00 pm
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
52nd Annual Orleans Dogwood Festival
(Congress Square Orleans)
April 18 - 25 | See website for details
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
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
April 25 | 1:00 pm
Twilight Tours
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
April 25 | 7:00 pm
Behind the Scenes Tours
(West Baden Springs Hotel )
April 26 | 2:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
April 28 | 1:00 pm
May
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
Wine and Dessert Soirée
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
May 8 | 8:00 pm
The American Variety Show
(The Abbeydell Hall at The Legend of French Lick )
May 8 | Dinner 6:45 Show at 8:00 pm
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
French Lick Family Classic Fun Run 5K & Kids 1 Mile Mini Run/Walk
(Valley Links Golf Course French Lick Resort)
May 23 | 7:00 am
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
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
May 30 | 1:00 pm
Twilight Tours
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
May 30 | 7:00 pm
Dogwood Pedal
(Orleans Town Square )
May 30 | More information to come
Dinner Trains
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
May 30 | TBA
Behind the Scenes Tours
(West Baden Springs Hotel )
May 31 | 2:00 pm
June
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.
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 6 | 1:00 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
Dinner Trains
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
June 13 | TBA
Twilight Tours
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
June 13 | 7:00 pm
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
French Lick to Jasper Excursions
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
June 20 | TBA
Dinosaur Adventure Train
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
June 20-21 | 11:30 am & 3:00 pm
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.
Dinosaur Adventure Train
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
June 27-28 | 11:30 am & 3:00 pm
French Lick to Jasper Excursions
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
June 27 | TBA
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
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
July 2 | 1:00 pm
Wild West Hold-ups
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
July 3-5 | 1:00 pm
Trace Adkins Concert
(French Lick Resort • Hoosier Ballroom)
July 3 | 8:00 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 7 | 1:00 pm
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
Dinner Trains
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
July 11 | TBA
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
July 11 | 1:00 pm
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
July 12 | 1:00 pm
French Lick to Jasper Excursions
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
July 12 | TBA
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 to The Strassenfest
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
August 1 | 3:00 pm
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
Paoli Music Fest
(JayCee Park)
August 7 & 8 | See Website for Details
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
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.
Dinner Trains
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
August 29 | TBA
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
August 29 | 1:00 pm
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
Twilight Tours
(West Baden Springs Hotel )
September 12 | 7:00 pm, 7:10 pm, & 7:20 pm
Bourbon Tasting Train
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
September 12 | 6:30 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.
Dinner Trains
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
September 19 | TBA
Train Ride on the French Lick Scenic Railway
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
September 19-20 | 1:00 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
Annual Orange County Pumpkin Festival
(West Baden & French Lick)
September 9/30 - 10/4 | See website for details
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.
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.
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.