Events

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MARCH 2018

Meet the Easter Bunny-March 16, 2018
Meet the Easter Bunny from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, March 16 inside the Pendleton Art Center in Rising Sun. Presented by Rising Sun Main Street, free pictures with the Easter Bunny will be available. The Pendleton is located on 201 Main Street. Free and open to the public. (812) 438-4915 risingsunmainstreet.com 
Community Easter Egg Hunt-March 31, 2018
Sponsored by the American Legion Post #59 and Rising Sun Main Street, the community Easter Egg Hunt will held on March 31 at 10:30 a.m. at Shiner Park. The park is located behind the Rising Sun Senior Center. Bring your little ones for festive Easter fun. The Easter Bunny will be available for photos. (812) 438-3688

APRIL 2018

Quiltfest – Historical Quilts at the Ohio County History Museum – April 6-8, 2018
Presented by the Ohio County Historical Society, Quiltfest includes classes, quilts, and a quilt and art item competition for cash prizes. The museum is located at 212 S. Walnut Street in downtown Rising Sun. Small admission charge. (812) 438-4915 – ohiocountyhistory.org
Green Power 5K Run/Walk – April 21, 2018
The Ohio County 4-H Youth Advisory Board is holding a Color 5K Run/Walk on April 21 in Rising Sun. The start/finish line will be at the Rising Sun High School at 210 South Henrietta Street in Rising Sun.  On-site registration begins at 8:00 a.m. with the race starting at 9:00 a.m. Pre-registration is available though April 6 for $20 per person. Registration is $25 after April 6. A white t-shirt and sunglasses will be passed out at registration. Limited sizes for the first 50 participants. For more information, call the Ohio County Extension Office at (812) 438-3656.

MAY 2018

Community Yard Sale-May 3-5, 2018
The City of Rising Sun presents their community-wide yard sale May 3-5, 2018 throughout Rising Sun. Individual residences will determine the times they will participate. (812) 438-3340 cityofrisingsun.com 

JUNE 2018

Riding at the River-Motorcycle Side Car Event-June 14-16, 2018
The United Sidecar Association’s 40th National Sidecar Rally will be held at Little Farm on the River Campground in Rising Sun on June 14-16, 2018. Free public spectator events include a sidecar exhibit on Rising Sun Main Street during the June 14 Music on Main & Cruise-in event. Motorcycles with sidecars will be displayed from 7:00-9:00 p.m. On June 16, the public can watch sidecar games at Little Farm on the River Campground beginning at 1:00 p.m. The campground is located on 1343 Bellview Lane in Rising Sun. For interested participants, forms are available at the Rising Sun/Ohio County Tourism Visitors Center at 100 S. Walnut Street in Rising Sun. (513) 518-2209 sidecar.com
Ohio County 4-H Fair-June 22-30, 2018
Ohio County Fairgrounds, Rising Sun
(812) 438-3656

JULY 2018

Fourth of July Celebration-July 3, 2018
Presented by the City of Rising Sun, join us along Front Street by Rising Sun Riverfront Park for fireworks over the Ohio River. Food will be available from the Rising Sun Lion’s Club with live music beginning at 7:00 p.m. Fireworks begin at 10:00 p.m. (812) 438-3340 cityofrisingsun.com 
Shiner Pride Car Show-July 8, 2018
The Shiner Pride Show Your Pride Car, Truck, and Bike Show has over 350 entrants. Cars are displayed on the beautiful riverfront and downtown. Sponsored by the City of Rising Sun and managed by the Shiner Pride High School Band, all the money raised helps pay for band trips. The event is free for spectators. Participants can pre-register or sign up the day of the event at an additional charge. Forms (when available)  will be at the Rising Sun/Ohio County Tourism Visitors Center at 100 S. Walnut Street in Rising Sun or at the tourism information center at Rising Star Casino Resort at 777 Rising Star Drive in Rising Sun. (812) 438-2652

AUGUST 2018

SEPTEMBER 2018

Ohio Valley River Cats Catfish Tournament-September  8-9. 2018
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) 584-2135.
Community Yard Sale-September  20-22, 2018
The City of Rising Sun presents their community-wide yard sale September 20-22, 2018 throughout Rising Sun. Individual residences will determine the times they will participate. (812) 438-3340 cityofrisingsun.com 

OCTOBER 2018

31th Annual Navy Bean Festival-October 12 & 13, 2018
The 31th annual Rising Sun Navy Bean Festival has something for all ages! Parade, Queen Pageant, Corn Hole Tournament, 5K Run/Walk, KidZone featuring free activities and shows, and an afternoon of Senior Fun. All entertainment is free on the Festival Main Stage, the KidZone 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 30th Navy Bean Festival-October 12 & 13, 2018
Come to the river boat ramp at Front and Plum Streets and watch the wonder of seaplane aviation. Held during the 2018 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-October 31, 2018
Rising Sun/Ohio County will have the Halloween House open at the Visitors Center 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. Be sure to bring a camera! (812) 438-4933 enjoyrisingsun.com

NOVEMBER 2018

Rising Star Christmas Casino-TBA
6th annual Christmas Train Show-November 11-December 30, 2018
The Conductors of Southeastern Indiana will present their Sixth Annual model Christmas Train Show at Heritage Hall on November 11-December  30, 2018. The Hall is located at 214 Main Street in Rising Sun. For more information, contact Charlie White at (812) 756-0654. There is a small admission charge per person. Sponsored in part by Rising Sun/Ohio County Tourism.

 DECEMBER 2018

Christmas Market at the Museum-December  8-9, 2018
Presented by the Ohio County Historical Society and held at the Rising Sun Museum located at 212 S. Walnut Street in Rising Sun. (812) 438-4915 ohiocountyhistory.org
Santa by Seaplane-Santa Christmas Photos-December  TBA
Presented by Rising Sun Main Street, Santa will arrive in downtown Rising Sun by Mac’s Seaplane Service on Friday, December – from 5-7 p.m. From Rising Sun Riverfront Park, Santa will walk to the Main Pavilion and light the town’s Christmas tree. He’ll move on to the Pendleton Art Center where there will be free Santa photos available.
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 the corner of Main and South Walnut Street in downtown Rising Sun.
Please note that additional event information may be received at anytime. Follow the Rising Sun/Ohio County Tourism and Rising Sun Main Street-Indiana Facebook pages for additional listings. 
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