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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August
Elephant Retreat
(Wilstem Ranch)
August 1 - 31 | See website for details.
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(Orleans Congress Square Park)
August 27 | 8:00am - Noon
Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social
(Historic Lindley House in Paoli)
August 28 | 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(French Lick Town Green)
August 30 | 9am - 1pm
Patoka Lake Tour
(Patoka Lake Marina)
August 31 | 10:00am - Noon
September
Elephant Retreat
(Wilstem Ranch)
September 1 - 30 | See website for details.
Labor Day Celebration
(French Lick Resort)
September 2 - 5 | See Website for details.
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(Orleans Congress Square Park)
September 3 | 8:00am - Noon
Rugged Maniac Obstacle Race
(Paoli Peaks)
September 3 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Read & Rhythm Tour: Concert on the Town Green
(French Lick Town Green)
September 3 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wild West Hold-Up
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
September 3-5 | See Website for Details
Read & Rhythm Tour: Sunset on the Lake Music Cruise
(Patoka Lake Marina)
September 4 | 7:00 pm
Read & Rhythm Tour: Book Your Lunch at the French Lick Winery
(French Lick Winery)
September 6 | 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(French Lick Town Green)
September 6 | 9am - 1pm
Patoka Lake Tour
(Patoka Lake Marina)
September 7 | 10:00am - Noon
Paoli Fall Festival
(Downtown Paoli)
September 9 - 11 | See Website for details.
Fall Foliage Wine Cruise
(Patoka Lake Marina)
September 10 | 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(Orleans Congress Square Park)
September 10 | 8:00am - Noon
Sangria Sunday!
(French Lick Winery)
September 11 | See website for details.
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(French Lick Town Green)
September 13 | 9am - 1pm
Block Bash
(French Lick Town Green)
September 15 - 18 | See Website for details.
Day Out with Thomas Train Ride
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
September 17 - 18 | Go to Website for details
Wheelin' IN the Fish
(Newton Stewart Recreation Area)
September 17 | See website for details.
Fall Foliage Wine Cruise
(Patoka Lake Marina)
September 17 | 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Twilight Tour
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
September 17 | Go to Website for details
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(Orleans Congress Square Park)
September 17 | 8:00am - Noon
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(French Lick Town Green)
September 20 | 9am - 1pm
West Baden Springs History & Book Signing
(Melton Public Library)
September 20 | 5:30 pm
Patoka Lake Tour
(Patoka Lake Marina)
September 21 | 10:00am - Noon
Day Out with Thomas Train Ride
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
September 24 - 25 | Go to Website for details
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(French Lick Town Green)
September 27 | 9am - 1pm
Patoka Lake Tour
(Patoka Lake Marina)
September 28 | 10:00am - Noon
49th Annual Orange County Pumpkin Festival
(West Baden & French Lick)
September 28 - 30 | Call for details
Haunted Mansion
(The Mansion)
September 29 - 30 | Go to Website for details
October
Psycho-Path
(Sleeping Bear Retreat)
October 1 - 2 | Go to Website for details
Elephant Retreat
(Wilstem Ranch)
October 1 - 30 | See website for details.
Fall Break Activities at French Lick Resort
(French Lick Resort)
October 1 - 31 | Go to Website for details
Fall Foliage Wine Cruise
(Patoka Lake Marina)
October 1 | Go to Website for details.
Orange County HomeGrown Farmers Market
(Orleans Congress Square Park)
October 1 | 8:00am - Noon
49th Annual Orange County Pumpkin Festival
(West Baden & French Lick)
October 1 - 2 | See schedule of events.
Fall Foliage Wine Cruise
(Patoka Lake Marina)
October 2 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Patoka Lake Tour
(Patoka Lake Marina)
October 5 | 10:00am - Noon
A Story of Indiana Artists
(Melton Public Library)
October 6 | 5:30 pm
Wilstem Ranch Fall Safari Run
(Wilstem Ranch)
October 6 - 8 | Go to Website for details.
Art on the Green
(French Lick Town Green)
October 7 - 9 | Call for details.
Fall Fun Fest in the Park
(Orleans Congress Square)
October 8 | Go to Website for details.
Fall Foliage Wine Cruise
(Patoka Lake Marina)
October 8 | Go to Webside for details.
Psycho-Path
(Sleeping Bear Retreat)
October 8 - 9 | Go to Website for details
Patoka Lake Tour
(Patoka Lake Marina)
October 12 | 10:00am - Noon
Autumn Getaway Weekend
(Newton Stewart State Recreation Area)
October 14 - 15 | Go to Website for details.
Fall Foliage Wine Cruise
(Patoka Lake Marina)
October 15 | Go to Website for details.
Psycho-Path
(Sleeping Bear Retreat)
October 15 - 16 | Go to Website for details
Wanna Go Fast - Indiana 1/2 Mile Runway Shootout
(French Lick Airport)
October 15 - 16 | See website for details.
Fall Foliage Wine Cruise
(Patoka Lake Marina)
October 16 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Story of the First Lady of Indiana
(Melton Public Library)
October 18 | 5:30 pm
Patoka Lake Tour
(Patoka Lake Marina)
October 19 | 10:00am - Noon
Fall Foliage Wine Cruise
(Patoka Lake Marina)
October 22 | Go to Website for details
Psycho-Path
(Sleeping Bear Retreat)
October 22 - 23 | Go to Website for details
Psycho-Path
(Sleeping Bear Retreat)
October 29 - 30 | Go to Website for details
Sara Evans in Concert
(French Lick Resort)
October 29 | 8:00 pm
November
The Polar Express Train Ride
(French Lick Scenic Railway)
November Weekends (except 12/23 - 12/25) | See website for details and ticketing information.
50 Days of Lights
(French Lick Resort)
November 18 - 30 | See website for details.
Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony
(French Lick Springs Hotel)
November 18 | Go to Website for details.
9th Annual Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair
(French Lick Resort)
November 18 - 20 | See website for details.
Gaither Christmas Homecoming
(French Lick Resort)
November 19 | 8:00 pm
Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony
(West Baden Springs Hotel)
November 19 | Go to Website for details.
Thanksgiving Celebration
(French Lick Resort)
November 24 | Go to Website for details.
December
50 Days of Lights
(French Lick Resort)
December 1 - 31 | See website for details
French Lick Christmas Spirit
(French Lick Town Green)
December 3 | TBA
Kenny Rogers in Concert
(French Lick Resort)
December 9 | 8:00 pm
Indiana Birthday Celebration
(Melton Public Library)
December 9 | See website for details
Christmas on the Square
(Orleans Congress Square)
December 10 | Go to Website for details.
Christmas Celebration
(French Lick Resort)
December 25 | Go to Website for details.
New Year's Eve at French Lick Resort
(French Lick Resort)
December 31 | Go to Website for details.
Splashin' New Year's Eve
(Big Splash Adventure Indoor Water Park & Hotel)
December 31 | Go to Website for details.
January
50 Days of Lights
(French Lick Resort)
January 1 - 7 | See website for details.