Lafayette Area Spring Events

Lafayette Area Spring Events

Greater Lafayette, IN comes alive in the Spring time! Beautiful days, sometimes filled with rain, bring the residents of our area together. Whether it’s Purdue’s Spring Fest or a classic 5k on an early Saturday morning, there are many things to do right now! Here are some events happening in our area over the next month. Saturday, April 9th, 2022 Purdue Aviation Day (Purdue University Airport; West Lafayette, IN): “Purdue Aviation Day (PAD) is an open access FREE event welcome to community members, prospective students, industry partners, and aviation enthusiasts alike. The event focuses on sharing the passion of aviation through static aircraft displays, educational events, historic displays, guest speakers, and children’s activities.” Purdue Spring Fest (Purdue University; West Lafayette, IN): “[Join us for] hands on activities in science, technology, engineering, arts and cultural experiences.  The fun will continue at the College of Veterinary Medicine open house, the legendary Bug Bowl, and the plant sale.” TAP & GO (Wabash Ave; Lafayette, IN): “TAP & GO is a beer-tasting walk celebrating regional craft brews.” This is a fund raiser for our Tippecanoe Arts Federation! The Challenge (Ross-Ade Stadium; West Lafayette, IN): 8:30 – 11:00 A.M. Start your Spring off with a Greater Lafayette, IN classic 5K. Zoo Camp (Columbian park Zoo; Lafayette, IN): “School’s out! The Zoo will offer a one-day camp on April 15 + 18, 2022. This is a full-day session is from 9:00am-4:00pm daily for ages 7-10 only. Kids will enjoy a fun-filled day exploring the wild world of animals through games, crafts, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) activities and up-close encounters with live Animal Ambassadors!...
Purdue Spring Fest 2022

Purdue Spring Fest 2022

Purdue Spring Fest is April, 9th, 2022 from 10:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M. EST. Purdue University‘s Spring Fest is nothing less than a legendary Greater Lafayette, IN event. Come for, “hands on activities in engineering, technology, art, and cultural experiences” and stay for the memories that’ll last a lifetime. This community-oriented day brings in fans young and old. The entire family will have something to enjoy on this fun filled day! Here’s a breakdown of the main sections to see while there. We can’t wait for Spring Fest 2022. Open house at the College of Veterinary Medicine Walk through a large, open space with a small petting zoo. Years past have held pigs, donkeys, goats, chickens, and so much more. If you have a young one interested in animals, stop by the garage for animal fun! The staff is ready to answer questions about all things Veterinary Medicine! Bug Bowl Maybe this is bias speaking, but the Bug Bowl is the coolest part of Spring Fest! It’s jam packed with educational activities and experiences. Have you ever eaten a cricket in chocolate? Or looked closely and held a monarch butterfly or spit a cricket? The Bug Bowl is the place to experience and learn about all things buggy: the good, bad, and ugly. The kids will go wild over seeing you eat a bug! Cricket spitting is a unique sport invented at Purdue in 1996 by Professor Tom Turpin. No pre-registration is required before the day of the event.  Cricket spitting takes place on the Purdue Memorial Mall. Don’t miss this one. Plant Sale Find thousands of plants in the plant...
Greater Lafayette Easter Events

Greater Lafayette Easter Events

Looking for the best Easter festivities Greater Lafayette, IN has to offer? Explore these options and figure out which one (or few) are best for you and your crew! From a motorized egg hunt at the Badlands to after church fun, there really is something for everyone. Happy Easter from the Romanski Group! Community Egg Hunt (3650 Greenbush St., Lafayette, IN 47905): Saturday, April 2, 2022 from 10:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M. “Come out enjoy exploring vendors, games, treats and a huge egg hunt!” Free Spring Egg Hunt (West Lafayette Wellness Center; West Lafayette, IN): April 9, 2022 from 10:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M. “Below are a few events we have planned: 5 bounce houses, craft table, photobooth, cakewalk, face painting, races and games, special needs egg hunt, egg hunts for ages 2-11 (by ages), and food trucks $$ (only item not free). Registration is required.“ Pictures with the Easter Bunny (Lafayette, IN): Tuesday April 12-15 each day from 12:00 – 5:00 P.M. Community Easter Egg Hunt (Immanuel United Church of Christ; Lafayette, IN): Saturday, April 16, 2022 10:00 A.M. “Bring your kids out and join us for our Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt. Kids will be divided by age group.” Egg-citing Easter Bash (Wea Creek Orchard; Lafayette, IN): April 16 at 12:00 P.M. “The kiddos will have a blast enjoying the Bounce House, variety of games with winning prizes, Mr. Bunny from 2-4, music, food and a timed Easter Egg Hunt with ticket prizes in random eggs  The adults will enjoy shopping the vendors, bidding the silent auction, food and of course, watching their kids enjoying a day of fun.Entry...
St Patty’s Day Around Greater Lafayette

St Patty’s Day Around Greater Lafayette

Happy St. Patrick’s Day from the Romanski Group. Check out these fun, festive events around Greater Lafayette, IN that’ll inspire your inner Irish to come out and play. Feeling lucky this St. Patty’s Day? Check out our St. Patty’s Day Contest on Instagram! Saint Patrick’s Day at Nine Irish Brothers (2 Locations in Lafayette and West Lafayette, IN): The Nine Irish Brothers crew celebrates St. Patty’s Day right! Enjoy music from Highland Reign both at the East (noon) and West (4:00 P.M.) locations. Nine Irish spoils you with great Irish cuisine and plenty of Guinness. It’ll be a day to remember at Nine Irish Brothers. You don’t want to miss the event. 21+ after 4:00 P.M. Flanagan’s Wake (Monon Depot Theatre; Downtown, Lafayette): The Hilarious Interactive Irish Wake. Show times are at 7:30 P.M. 3/17, 3/18, 3/19, 3/20. “Join the villagers of the beautiful fictional village of Grapplin, County Sligo, Ireland, as they tell tales, sing songs and mourn the passing of one of their own, Flanagan. You’ll be transported to the Emerald Isle to grieve as only the Irish can. You can share tales of your own experiences and misadventures with dear old Flanagan or simply enjoy the stories and songs of the locals as they recall life with “himself.” Once you have arrived in Grapplin, you’ll pay your respects to glowering Mother Flanagan and to poor grieving fiancée, Fiona Finn. Listen to a eulogy written by County Sligo’s best-known writer, Mickey Finn, and tip a pint with Brian Ballybunion, himself a weaver of tales. You can cross yourself with the blessings from St. Gregory’s parish priest, Father...
Greater Lafayette Birthday Party Venues

Greater Lafayette Birthday Party Venues

Birthday parties can create lasting memories filled with simple love. However, how do you, as a parent, create those memories without losing your sanity? How about booking a party venue? Party venues come with many benefits, and they come in all shapes and sizes to fit every need. Some some provide the entire package: food, laughs, games, and fun! While other specialize in keeping the kids entertained for hours! Or maybe you just need a larger space to make all your pinterest inspiration come to life! Those lasting memories of your simple presence come easier when all the details are taken care of already. Here are just a few places to consider throughout Greater Lafayette, IN for your child’s next birthday party. Greater Lafayette, IN Birthday Venues Great Skates (Lafayette, IN) My Gym (Lafayette, IN) Arrowhead Bowling (Lafayette, IN) Flourish Art Studio and Classroom (Lafayette, IN) All Fired Up! (West Lafayette, IN) Painting With a Twist (Lafayette, IN) Monster Mini Golf (Lafayette, IN) Imagination Station (Lafayette, IN) River City Community Center (Lafayette, IN) Blessing Barn (Lafayette, IN) Paintball Barn (Attica, IN) Wild About Horses (West Point, IN) Union Rack and Roll Bowling (Purdue Memorial Union in West Lafayette, IN) Faith Community Centers: Northend Community Center (Lafayette, IN)Faith East (Lafayette, IN)Faith West (West Lafayette, IN) Trampoline Parks: Get Air (Lafayette, IN)Elite Air (Lafayette, IN) Escape Rooms: Rugged Xcape (Lafayette, IN)Mission: Breakout Lafayette (Lafayette, IN)Locked Up Escape Room Experience (Lafayette, IN) There are a handful fo other qualified places throughout the area that aren’t listed here. A quick google search for, “Birthday Party Venues in Greater Lafayette, IN” might give you...
Greater Lafayette Wedding Venues

Greater Lafayette Wedding Venues

Your wedding day is arguably one of the most important days of your life. Finding the perfect wedding venue is one of the most exciting parts of the planning process. It’s also one of the most important decisions you’ll make leading up to your wedding day. Here’s a list of Greater Lafayette wedding venues to help you find the perfect place to celebrate. Many venues additionally work with other vendors too, meaning you’ll potentially check more than just a couple steps of your, “to do” list by booking your perfect place. Here’s a simple cheat sheet of places to compare and contrast with ease as you search. Greater Lafayette, IN Wedding Venues These locations are within the city limits. Listed are a true mix of style, decor, food options, and so much more. Trust us, each is worth exploration to find the perfect match! New Journey Farms (Lafayette, IN) The Barn (Lafayette, IN) The Stables Event Center (Lafayette, IN) Blessing Barn (Lafayette, IN) Fowler House Mansion (Lafayette, IN) Lafayette Country Club (Lafayette, IN) Gathering Acres Event Center (Lafayette, IN) Thomas Duncan Community Hall (Lafayette, IN) Wea Creek Orchard (Lafayette, IN) Rat Pak Venue (Lafayette, IN) Rush Pavillion (Columbian Park; Lafayette, IN) Coyote Crossing Golf Course (Lafayette, IN) Ross Hills A-Frame Lodge (West Lafayette, IN) Purdue Memorial Union (West Lafayette, IN) Just Outside of Greater Lafayette, IN Here are a few more venues just outside Greater Lafayette, IN. These are mostly secluded, remote locations in a country setting. The Willow Creek Barn (Frankfort, IN) The Gathering Barn (Bringhurst, IN) Arborwood by Shoup’s (Frankfort, IN): Located on Frankfort Commons Golf Course...