Columbus-Area Happenings

From historic museums to art galleries, live music, local theater, and outdoor activities, Columbus, IN is brimming with exciting things to do and try. Use this page as your guide for fun in and around Columbus. Check out our events calendar to see what's happening around Columbus, and call us at (812) 350-0056 for more info of why Columbus is such a great place to live.


June-August Events

Close up image of tacos

State Street Taco Tour

Even though it is not a Tuesday, you can still spend the afternoon indulging in some delicious tacos. Taste tacos from local taco trucks and hangout with friends and family.   LEARN MORE

event date and time

6/23 
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM 

event location

Taqueria J & C
1741 State St.
Columbus, IN 47201

Fireworks over the water

Fireworks on the Ohio

Celebrate America's birthday with an afternoon full of great local food and vendors and a spectacular night with a breathtaking fireworks display.  LEARN MORE

event date and time

7/4
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

event location

Downtown Evansville
100 N Main St.
Evansville, IN 47708

Children waiting in line at the fair

Vanderburgh County Fair

Explore everything that the Vanderburgh County Fair offers, from rides, games, food, livestock shows, and so much more. Come out all week long for special events perfect for all ages.  LEARN MORE

event date and time

7/23-7/28
Various Times

event location

4-H Center
US 41 North
Evansville, IN 47225

man playing the guitar

7th Annual Indiana State Fingerstyle Guitar Festival

Come out and enjoy some of the best music around and even enter in a contest to show off your guitar skills.   LEARN MORE

event date and time

7/27-7/29
Various Times

event location

Brown County Playhouse
70 S Van Buren St.
Nashville, IN 47448

man playing the guitar and singing on stage

Cerafest

Support the Make A Wish Foundation while enjoying two days of amazing performances from your favorite country and folk singers from all around.   LEARN MORE.

event date and time

8/11-8/12 
Various Times

event location

Ceraland Park
3989 S 525 East
Columbus, IN 47203

books for sale at a flee market

Collectors Carnival Antique Show

Buy, sell, and trade all your favorite antiques and even find the perfect addition to your collection at this antique and flea market show.    LEARN MORE

event date and time

8/11-8/12
Various Times

event location

4-H Center
201 E Boonville New Harmony Rd
Evansville, IN 47725

Cars lined up

44th Annual Frog Follies

Come out to the largest PRE 49 Street Rod Event in the world and view one of a kind cars, games, activities, and so much more.  LEARN MORE.

event date and time

8/24-8/26
Various Times

event location

4-H Center
201 E Boonville New Harmony Rd
Evansville, IN 47725


Moving to the Columbus Area?

Welcome to the community! We have a ton of resources that can help you learn about the area, find the perfect home, and get involved with organizations and causes you care about. Give us a call at (812) 350-0056 and let's talk about your plans.

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