Annual Events

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MARCH 2020

The Ohio County Historical City  presents their Spring Craft  Market at  the Museum on March 14-15, 2020 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. The event will be held at the Ohio County Historical Museum located at 212 S. Walnut Street in Rising Sun, Indiana.  Vendors offer wares including: arts, craft, vintage, and antiques. For more information, contact Cliff at (812) 438-4933 or e-mail cthies@ohiocountyistory.org. http://www.ohiocountyhistory.or

MAY 2020

Community Yard Sale
The City of Rising Sun presents their community-wide yard sale throughout Rising Sun. Individual residences may differ to the days/times they participate. (812) 438-3340 cityofrisingsun.com 

JUNE 2020

Music on Main & Cruise-In
Join us in the heart of Historic Rising Sun as Rising Sun Main Street kicks off their annual Music on Main & Cruise-in. The public is invited to watch antique and classic vehicles cruise-in on  Main Street.  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. cityofrisingsun.com
Rising Sun’s Blues & BBQ
Now in its third year, the Blues & BBQ hosts an amateur BBQ competition and live Blues music from 1-10 p.m. Arts, crafts, and food vendors. Kid Zone with inflatables. Free Admission.  For more information, contact Ohio County Tourism at (812) 438-4933, follow the Rising Sun’s Blues & BBQ Facebook page or e-mail kendal@enjoyrisingsun.com. enjoyrisingsun.com
Ohio County 4-H Fair
Ohio County Fairgrounds, Rising Sun
(812) 438-3656

JULY 2020

Fourth of July Celebration-July 3, 2020
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 . Fireworks begin at 10:00 p.m. (812) 438-3340 cityofrisingsun.com 
Shiner Pride Car Show
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 217 N. High 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
Junk in the Trunk
Garage sale, flea market, vintage and antique items for sale out of cars and trucks parked on Rising Sun Main Street. For more information, contact Amber at (812) 551-5152. cityofrisingsun.com 

AUGUST 2020

Music on Main & Cruise-In
Join us in the heart of Historic Rising Sun for Rising Sun Main Street’s  Music on Main & Cruise-in. The public is invited to watch antique and classic vehicles cruise-in on  Main Street. 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. cityofrisingsun
A HOT SUMMER NIGHT featuring The Belairs Show Band
Presented by Ohio County Tourism, the event featuring ’50s-’60s music from the Belairs Show Band. Arts, craft, food and information vendors along with a Kid Zone.

SEPTEMBER 2020

Ohio Valley River Cats Catfish Tournament
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. Sponsored in part by Ohio County Tourism.
Community Yard Sale
The City of Rising Sun presents their community-wide yard sale  throughout Rising Sun. Individual residences will determine the days/times they participate. (812) 438-3340 cityofrisingsun.com 

OCTOBER 2020

33rd Annual Navy Bean Festival
The 33rd annual Rising Sun Navy Bean Festival has something for all ages! Parade, 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. Free Admission. www.navybeanfestival.org  Friend Navy Bean Fall Festival on Facebook. Sponsored in part by Ohio County Tourism.
Seaplane Splash-in
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 Ohio County Tourism.
Halloween House &  Headless Horseman
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 2020

Rising Star Christmas Casino-TBA
Rising Star Casino Resort transforms into a Christmas Wonderland with live reindeer and Santa Visits. For more information, call (800) 472-6311. thechristmascasino.com
Christmas Train Show
The Conductors of Southeastern Indiana will present their annual model Christmas Train Show at Heritage Hall . The Hall is located at 214 Main Street in Rising Sun. For more information, contact Ron at (513) 709-8256. Small donation appreciated. Sponsored in part by Ohio County Tourism.

DECEMBER 2020

Light Up Ohio County Residential Holiday Decorating Contest
Presented by Ohio County Tourism, local residents compete for cash prizes in the residential Christmas decorating contest. A list of entrants makes up the trail of lights that is available to the public after judging. enjoyrisingsun.com
Christmas Market at the Museum
Presented by the Ohio County Historical Society and held at the Rising Sun Museum located at 212 S. Walnut Street in Rising Sun. For more information, call (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. cityofrisingsun
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. Walnut Street in downtown Rising Sun. enjoyrisingsun.com
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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