Events

JULY 2019

Farmer’s Market
July 20 – 9-2 p.m.
Ohio County Tourism Visitors Center
217 N. High Street, Rising Sun
Area farmers and craft persons set up each Saturday through September. Vendors change week-to-week.
(812) 438-4933

Farmer’s Market
July 27 – 9-2 p.m.
Ohio County Tourism Visitors Center
217 N. High Street, Rising Sun
Area farmers and craft persons set up each Saturday through September. Vendors change week-to-week.
(812) 438-4933

AUGUST 2019

Farmer’s Market
August 3 – 9-2 p.m.
Ohio County Tourism Visitors Center
217 N. High Street, Rising Sun
Area farmers and craft persons set up each Saturday through September. Vendors change week-to-week.

Ohio County Tourism’s Photography Postcard Contest
August 5-25

Open to residents and non-residents/amateurs and professionals. Recognizable images within Ohio County accepted. (Shots of Ohio County from the Kentucky side of the Ohio River are eligible.) Submissions by e-mail to both kendal@enjoyrisingsun.com and jodie@enjoyrisingsun.com.  August 5-August 25. All participants must agree that their images can be used in print without compensation. Cash Prizes.

Farmer’s Market
August 10 – 9-2 p.m.
Ohio County Tourism Visitors Center
217 N. High Street, Rising Sun
Area farmers and craft persons set up each Saturday through September. Vendors change week-to-week.
(812) 438-4933

Farmer’s Market
August 17 – 9-2 p.m.
Ohio County Tourism Visitors Center
217 N. High Street, Rising Sun
Area farmers and craft persons set up each Saturday through September. Vendors change week-to-week.
(812) 438-4933

Music on Main & Cruise-In
August 16 – 6-9 p.m.
Join us in the heart of Historic Rising Sun as Rising Sun Main Street hosts their annual Music on Main & Cruise-in. The public is invited to watch antique and classic vehicles cruise-in on  Main Street from 6:00-10:00 p.m. Live music by Acoustic Blue Trio under the Pavilion from 6:00-9:00 p.m. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy an evening of music near the Ohio River waterfront. Free and open to the public. In case of rain, the music is moved to Heritage Hall, located at 214 Main Street in Rising Sun. For more information, contact Rising Sun Main Street at (812) 438-2750.

A Hot Summer Night featuring the Belairs
August 17 – 4-9:30 p.m.
Rising Sun Main Street; Downtown
Main & Poplar Streets
Deejay, food, arts/crafts/ information vendors, Kid Zone with inflatables. Belairs (50s & 60s) take the stage at 7:00 p.m. Bring lawns chairs & blankets. Free and open to the public.
(812) 438-4933

Farmer’s Market
August 24 – 9-2 p.m.
Ohio County Tourism Visitors Center
217 N. High Street, Rising Sun
Area farmers and craft persons set up each Saturday through September. Vendors change week-to-week.
(812) 438-4933

Farmer’s Market
August 31 – 9-2 p.m.
Ohio County Tourism Visitors Center
217 N. High Street, Rising Sun
Area farmers and craft persons set up each Saturday through September. Vendors change week-to-week.
(812) 438-4933

SEPTEMBER 2019

Ohio Valley River Cats Catfish Tournament
September 7-8
The Ohio Valley River Cats will host their Annual Two-Day Fishing Tournament in downtown Rising Sun. Entry forms will be available at the Visitors Center when made available. (812) 290-7972 or (812) 290-7172.

Farmer’s Market
September 7 – 9-2 p.m.
Ohio County Tourism Visitors Center
217 N. High Street, Rising Sun
Area farmers and craft persons set up each Saturday through September. Vendors change week-to-week.

Farmer’s Market
September 14 – 9-2 p.m.
Ohio County Tourism Visitors Center
217 N. High Street, Rising Sun
Area farmers and craft persons set up each Saturday through September. Vendors change week-to-week.
(812) 438-4933

Community Yard Sale
September 19-21
The City of Rising Sun presents their Community-wide Yard Sale September 19-21, 2019 throughout Rising Sun. Individual residences will determine the times they will participate.
(812) 438-3340 cityofrisingsun.com 

Farmer’s Market
September 21 – 9-2 p.m.
Ohio County Tourism Visitors Center
217 N. High Street, Rising Sun
Area farmers and craft persons set up each Saturday through September. Vendors change week-to-week.
(812) 438-4933

Farmer’s Market
September 28 – 9-2 p.m.
Ohio County Tourism Visitors Center
217 N. High Street, Rising Sun
Area farmers and craft persons set up each Saturday through September. Vendors change week-to-week.
(812) 438-4933

OCTOBER 2019

32th Annual Navy Bean Festival
October 11 & 12

The 32th annual Rising Sun Navy Bean Festival has something for all ages! Parade, Corn Hole Tournament, 5K Run/Walk, Kid Zone featuring free activities and shows, and an afternoon of Senior Fun. All entertainment is free on the Festival Main Stage, the Kid Zone and Heritage Hall. Admission to the festival is free with parking on the streets and in the lots located in downtown Rising Sun. www.navybeanfestival.org  Friend Navy Bean Fall Festival on Facebook. Sponsored in part by Rising Sun/Ohio County Tourism.

Seaplane Splash-in at the 32th Navy Bean Festival
October 11 & 12

Come to the river boat ramp at Front and Plum Streets and watch the wonder of seaplane aviation. Held during the 2019 Navy Bean Festival seaplanes will be taking off and landing on the Ohio River. The pilots will also have their planes on land for people to see up close. They will be happy to talk about their aviation experience and share their passion with the public. Sponsored in part by Rising Sun/Ohio County Tourism.

Halloween House &  Headless Horseman
Thursday, October 31

Rising Sun/Ohio County will have the Halloween House open at the Visitors Center located at 217 N. High Street for Trick-or-Treat  immediately following the Rising Sun Main Street Halloween Parade and Costume Contest. Our special guests will be the kid-friendly Headless Horseman and companion who will roam the streets of Rising Sun. Be sure to bring a camera!
(812) 438-4933 enjoyrisingsun.com

NOVEMBER 2019

Rising Star Christmas Casino
November 2019-January 1, 2020-TBA
More information to come!

7th annual Christmas Train Show
November 29-December 30

The Conductors of Southeastern Indiana will present their 7th Annual model Christmas Train Show at Heritage Hall on November 29-December  30, 2019. The Hall is located at 214 Main Street in Rising Sun. For more information, contact Ron at (513) 709-8256. There is a small admission charge per person. Sponsored in part by Rising Sun/Ohio County Tourism.

DECEMBER 2019

Light Up Ohio County
December 1-December 26

Residents within Ohio County decorated their homes in their holiday best for the chance to win cash prizes. After entrants are judged, a list of participants will be released to the public. Sponsored by Ohio County Tourism. For more information, call (812) 438-4933.

Santa Arrives by Seaplane/Photos with Santa
Lighting of the Rising Sun Christmas Tree
December 6

Join us at 5:00 p.m. on at  Rising Sun Riverfront Park as Santa Claus makes his grand entrance onto Main Street by a seaplane! The public is invited to watch and walk with Santa to the City Pavilion to light the town’s Christmas tree. He’ll move to the Pendleton Art Center where the public can receive free photos with Santa. The event is presented by Rising Sun Main Street. For more information, call (812) 438-2750.

Christmas Market at the Museum
November 30-December 1

Presented by the Ohio County Historical Society and held at the Rising Sun Museum located at 212 S. Walnut Street in Rising Sun. Call for vendor information. (812) 438-4915 ohiocountyhistory.org

Santa House at the Visitors Center
December-TBA

Santa and Mrs. Claus will be at their decorated Santa House stationed at the Rising Sun/Ohio County Tourism Visitors Center the Saturday’s (TBD) in December from 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Youths can drop inside the center and decorate a sugar cookie at the “Sprinkle Station.” The event is free and open to the public. The Visitors Center is located at 217 N. High Street in downtown Rising Sun.

Please note that additional event information may be received at anytime. Contacting venues to verify any changes in information is recommended before attending. Follow the Rising Sun/Ohio County Tourism and Rising Sun Main Street-Indiana Facebook pages for additional listings. 

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