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In the Heart of of it All

Welcome to Boone County, Indiana. You’ve come to the right place to find out about the many places, events and things to see and do here in Boone County. Check our calendar for this month’s many events and activities. Browse our many shopping and dining locations, or attend one of our festivals. Whenever you’re ready to visit, we’re excited to welcome you Boone County – right here in the Heart of It All!

All listed Boone County events are being held under the safest Covid 19 prevention conditions. 

Featured Events

Augtoberfest in Lebanon

Augtoberfest in LebanonAugust 20 : 4pm - 11pm : Lebanon Courthouse Square, Lebanon

Lebanon’s annual Augtoberfest returns Saturday, August 20th to the historic Courthouse Square. Join other adults (21 and over) for a fun time with live music by two great bands, Bavarian games and, of course, lots of delicious beer.

40th Annual Traditional Pow Wow

40th Annual Traditional Pow WowAugust 20 - 21 : : Boone County 4-H Fairgrounds , Lebanon

Experience the sights and sounds of the powwow, featuring traditional Native American dancing & singing, Red Road Specials, native crafts and food vendors. Visit the Tepee village and learn about birds of prey.

Grand Entry will begin the dancing on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. and on Sunday at 1:00 p.m.. Enjoy inter-tribal dancing and dance specials during each dance session following the Grand Entry.

Hoosier Hardwood Festival

Hoosier Hardwood Festival September 9-11 : : Boone County 4H Fairgrounds, Lebanon

This 3-day event celebrating the Indiana Hardwood Industry features the latest logging and sawmill equipment plus lumberjack shows, woodworkers, artisans, crafters, beer garden, festival food and live entertainment!

Zionsville Lions Fall Festival

Zionsville Lions Fall Festival September 9 - 11 : : Zionsville Lions Park, Zionsville

There’s entertainment for all ages at the 60th Annual Zionsville Lions Fall Festival – from a bounce house and interactive shows for kids to arts & crafts and a car show for adults – and Poor Jack’s Carnival for everyone! Don’t miss the Fall Festival Parade down Main Street Zionsville on Saturday, Sept 10th at 10am!

Colonial Market Days & Encampment

Colonial Market Days & EncampmentSeptember 16-18 : 9am - 5pm : Abner Longley Park, Lebanon

Children and adults alike will be able to enjoy live entertainment, traditional artisans and craftspeople, food, music, military reenactments and even a historical church service on Sunday; with all participants dressed in authentic 18th century garb. Tickets available online.

Back to the Fifties Festival

Back to the Fifties Festival September 16 - 17 : : Boone County 4H Fairgrounds, Lebanon

Load up the family and head to the Boone County 4-H Fairgrounds on September 16 & 17th as the always popular Back to the Fifties Festival features great entertainment, vendors, a great collection of classic cars and bicycles and all that goes with a fun-filled, family friendly weekend. Free admission, too!

Festival of the Turning Leaves

Festival of the Turning LeavesSeptember 23 - 25 : : Main Street Thorntown , Thorntown

Thorntown’s annual Festival of the Turning Leaves always offers a full weekend of family fun, including entertainers, craft and food vendors, a parade, live music every night, a unique children’s area, museum tours, and much more!  Admission is Free!

Jamestown Apple Cider Festival

Jamestown Apple Cider FestivalOctober 1st : 10am - 5pm : Pleasant Acres Nature Park, Jamestown

The annual Jamestown Apple Cider Festival visits the past with antique apple cider presses in operation. Bring the family for a day of live bluegrass music, delicious food and other vendors, cornhole tournament, and plenty of kids’ activities. Free admission & parking.

What's New

Boone County Communities' Farmer's Markets

Boone County Communities' Farmer's Markets

Boone County communities host Farmer’s Markets all Summer long.

Zionsville Farmer’s Market happens on Saturdays from 8-11:30am on Main Street. Farm fresh produce, nursery plants, fresh cut flowers, bakery goods, specialty foods and more. Live music & food trucks, too. Learn More

Whitestown Farmer’s Market goes on every Thursday night in the Summer from 5-8pm.  Shop a variety of locally produced meats, honey, produce, breads, and desserts and more! Always live music and food trucks. Learn More

The Lebanon City Market opens every Tuesday evening from 5-7pm with food and other goods from local Boone County farmers and producers along with hand-crafted artist and artisan items. Learn More 

J. C. Cosina Restaurant - Thorntown

J. C. Cosina Restaurant - Thorntown

Popular for both event catering and their almost everywhere food truck, J. C. Cosina has now opened a restaurant in downtown Thorntown, IN. Open seven days a week (with varying hours) for lunch and dinner, with carry-out available any time. From down-home fried chicken to delicate shrimp and pasta dishes, J. C. Cosina’s offers a variety of delicious menu items. Learn More

La Loteria Mexican Restaurant - Jamestown

La Loteria Mexican Restaurant - Jamestown

Everything’s authentic and delicious at La Loteria in Jamestown with daily specials, classic dry and wet burritos, fresh made chimichangas and tacos…and their signature Margaritas. Open for lunch and dinner Monday to Saturday. Learn More

Planning an Event?

Bring it to Boone County. Whether it's a regional livestock show, a county fair or a classic automobile gathering, Boone County is the perfect place to hold your event. Boone County Convention & Visitors Bureau is here to help support in planning your event. Contact Executive Director, Jeri Day, at 765-484-8572 or click the button below to learn more.

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