Explore the Ohio River Valley
All throughout the year, there are things to see and experience on the Ohio River Valley. Starting in the spring, you can visit an art festival in New Harmony, dine on delicious food in Evansville, taste wine in Starlight, tour private gardens in Madison, or shop for antiques in Lawrenceburg.
When Summer starts to heat up, so do the festivals! Stop at the Sizzlin’ Summerfest in Grandview for a demo derby, flea market, live music, delicious food and more. If you’re in Perry County, make a stop at the Cedar Valley Bluegrass festival in Derby for great music and fun times. You can also visit Schweizerfest in Tell City: a community festival with free entertainment and activities for everyone.
Throughout Autumn, there is still plenty of festivals and events going on. Mt. Vernon River Days festival highlights this beautiful portion of the Ohio River. Maybe you’d like to experience German culture for a weekend; if so, make sure to visit Kunstfest in New Harmony. This free event is full of music, authentic German foods, crafts, antiques, and gift stores. Another big event is the Native American Days in Evansville: the largest annual event at Angel Mounds. Experience a traditional ceremonial dance circle and watch expert craftsmen and women demonstrate their talents and sell their arts and crafts.
Some people like to hunker down under a blanket in the winter, but maybe you’d like to see the beautiful area around the Ohio River instead. What better place is there to celebrate the Christmas season than Santa Claus, IN? With events all throughout December, you can enjoy delicious holiday treats, beautiful gifts, and a parade with your family and friends. There will even be a visit from Santa himself! If you’re looking for something more romantic with a holiday spin, visit the Candlelight Tour of Homes in Madison.
No matter what you like to do, there is a festival or event along the Ohio River that will make you happy. Contact Excursions Trailways today and schedule a group outing to one of these events and check here for a more comprehensive list. Have a great trip and let us do the driving!