Fall Runs and 5K’s in Greater Lafayette, IN

Fall Runs and 5K’s in Greater Lafayette, IN

Cool, crisp, fall air makes for a great time to get out and get fit! Greater Lafayette, IN serves every level of runner/walker! So let us encourage you to get out there and find a race that works with your personal goals. Also allow us to encourage you to be active in our community! These are causes directing influencing or pouring back into our community, and we can’t find anything better to support! * Please note that there are 2 half marathons in October! * September Schedule September 15, 2019Tippy Mud Run5K course with 10+ obstacles and a kid’s mile run!There will be food vendors at this event, and there are multiple competition levels. There’s registration for fitness gurus and fitness noobs. Join this super fun event!100% of proceeds support Greater Lafayette, IN‘s Junior Achievement.Click here to register!September 18, 2019Farmer’s Market 5K – September!Visit the West Lafayette Farmer’s Market, and then run a 5K while you’re at it! Don’t miss the one in October as well.September 21, 2019Woodland Trail Run/WalkTake a run through beautiful Murdock Park! 1 mile and 2 mile courses available! Team registration is also available!Click here to register!September 22, 2019Cupcake Run/Walk10K, 5K, and an 80 yard dash for kiddos!Register here!September 27, 2019Right Steps Glow Run 5KThis is a nighttime run! 5:00 – 7:00 P.M.“Join us for pre-race activities including music, food trucks, face painting, games, and more!” – this 5K will be fun for the family. “Proceeds will benefit Right Steps Child Development Centers whose mission is to provide and advocate for quality child care and early education.”September 29, 2019IU Arnett Family Fun Day & 5KThis...
Starry Night Festival 2019 in West Lafayette

Starry Night Festival 2019 in West Lafayette

We found this photo on the Starry Night Facebook Event page! Campus meets city under the stars at this one of a kind music and arts festival. Saturday, September 14th, 20197:00 P.M. – MidnightFREE Starry Night Music and Arts Festival is unlike any other summer or fall festival you’ll experience here in the area. Thousands of creators line the streets of Chauncey Hill. Uniform booths host merchants with jewelry, printed and graphic tee shirts, stunning photography, make your own poetry points, handcrafted mugs,henna tattoos, and so much more. To set the mood, Edison lights hang from the buildings, creating a “Starry Night” atmosphere for these brisk summer, September evenings. Finally, underground and upcoming musicians play live on various stages, providing plenty of entertainment for your pleasure! Keep reading for more details on Starry Night Music and Arts Festival in West Lafayette, IN! Details of Starry Night Music and Arts Festival We found this photo on the Swipe Out Starvation Facebook Page! Well, first of all, here’s what to expect in the music category: “Featured Musicians:The New Respects Motherfolk Stay Outside Rosalind & The Way Mōzi Ross David “ All have different sounds, so be sure to stick around for them! Campus House on Purdue University hosts this growing event every year since 2008. If you’d like to know more information on how it got started, click here! Every year, Starry Night selects an organization to bring awareness to during this event. This year’s organization is Swipe Out Starvation. Click here for more information! Concerning the items available for sale: not only are these great opportunities for you to begin...
10 Need-to-knows about the Earl Park Fall Festival 2019

10 Need-to-knows about the Earl Park Fall Festival 2019

We found this image on the Earl Park Facebook page! West of West Lafayette, IN, out in very rural Indiana, sits a little town with a large park named Earl Park, IN. This little town packs a serious punch with some of the best festivals in the area, and their annual Fall Festival is no exception. This year is its 47th year running. Fortunately, we’re in the know about this hidden gem, and we’ll give you all the information you need to know about it! Earl Park Fall Festival, IN The Earl Park Fall Festival is 2 weekends long. This year the dates are Friday and Saturday, August 23-24 and Friday, August 30 through Monday, September 2. That’s leading up to and during Labor Day weekend, y’all! Fall Festival Website shares this information with us: “Founded in 1972, the Earl Park Fall Festival has brought the community together through music, camping, sports, games, food, and much more!Learn more about the history of Earl Park.”Hog Roast Weekend and Washoo Tourney – Saturday, August 24th. Registration: 12PM EST. Bracket Drawn Up and Play: 1PM EST. Located behind the Cardinal Roost at The Park with a Double Elimination/Blind Draw. Come on out and join in the fun!Community members facilitate, prepare for, and execute this free family event. Click here to follow along on the Facebook page where you’ll find pictures and testimonies of volunteer work nights and fun, inside information as the festival approaches! Have you ever dreamt of playing mud volleyball? Look no further! This festival has a mud volleyball tournament that is loads of fun! This is something completely unique to...
Ice Cream Favorites of the Romanski Group

Ice Cream Favorites of the Romanski Group

What can we say? Ice cream is just such a versatile food group! Everyone has their favorite. Not only that their favorite ice cream in general, but most have their favorite ice cream flavor, toppings, style, and brand as well! This year, for your information, National Ice Cream Day is Sunday, July 21st, 2019. Here are some fun facts about ice cream with some even better, practical information about where you can find some of our favorite ice cream in Lafayette, IN! National Ice Cream Day Events in Greater Lafayette, IN Fortunately, there’s opportunity to get free ice cream to celebrate National Ice Cream Day! National Ice Cream Day Celebration (Haan Museum; Lafayette, IN): “The Haan Museum will be celebrating National Ice Cream Day by providing the public with free ice cream cones and sundaes with various toppings.” Where else can you find ice cream in Lafayette, IN? Click on each business name to connect to their website for more information! Then, click on the city name to view the location. Budge’s Drive In (Lafayette, IN) Igloo Frozen Custard (2 Lafayette, IN locations) Miss Sugar (Chauncey Hill; West Lafayette, IN) Silver Dipper (2 West Lafayette, IN locations) Frozen Yogurt Options Because there’s an option for everyone in the Greater Lafayette, IN area! Pink Walrus (Lafayette, IN) Red Mango (Chauncey Hill; West Lafayette, IN) Why do people love ice cream? Not wholly convinced that ice cream is the bees knees? Here are some (pretty) official things to love about ice cream: It’s good all year ’round. Ice cream’s great in the summer to cool off, but it’s also great in...
Wabash Riverfest 2019

Wabash Riverfest 2019

The Wabash River unites Lafayette and West Lafayette, IN. Thanks to the Wabash River Enhancement Corporation, there’s a local, annual celebration honoring the Wabash and bringing us all together. The Wabash Riverfest is in its 19th year, and it’s this Saturday, July 13, 2019. Here’s some information on what to expect at the event, where to park, and where to find additional info if needed! It’s a great family event, and we can’t wait to see you there! What to expect at the Wabash Riverfest… The Wabash Riverfest expands from one side of the Wabash River to the other. Tapawingo Park houses most of the booths and check ins for participates in the events, but it extends over the John T. Meyer Pedestrian Bridge and into Riehle Plaza. Riverfest has something for everyone, but one thing we love about this event is that it really encourages attendees to be active. With options available such as a 5K, a rock climbing wall, voyager canoe races, volleyball tourneys, live music, and more, there is surely an activity for you! To help your day run smoothly, here are a few different things to note before you go! We hope you have a great, summer day out and about in the Greater Lafayette, IN area! Click here to view an event map! That way you can plan your route before you get there. Parking opportunities are available on both sides of the river. Both Downtown Lafayette, IN and West Lafayette, IN have street parking and parking garages for your convenience. Click here to enter a team into a canoe race. You need 9...
Summer Festivals within an Hour’s Drive of Greater Lafayette, IN

Summer Festivals within an Hour’s Drive of Greater Lafayette, IN

Long days, cool nights, sweet corn, and lightening bugs are just a few sure signs of an Indiana Summer, and we couldn’t be more excited about it! That means it’s also time for some fun festivals. The good news: there’s an entire list of Indiana State Festivals. Click here to view that website! The great news: We’ve narrowed it down for you to ones in the Greater Lafayette, IN area. Keep reading for more information on up coming festivals throughout our neck of the woods! All information here was provided by the Indiana State Festival Association! Indiana Festivals in Tippecanoe, Carroll, Montgomery, Clinton, Warren, Benton, White and Fountain Counties Indiana’s Fiddler’s Gathering (Battle Ground, IN): June 28-30, 2019: “Three-day acoustic music festival featuring the best in old time, folk, swing, bluegrass and Celtic music.” Canal Days (Canal Park; Delphi, IN): July 6-7, 2019; “Celebrate the 1850s canal era! Canal boat rides, interactive museum, artisan demonstrations, food and music. Fee for some venues.”Mosey Down Main Street (Downtown Lafayette, IN): Jul. 13, 2019; Aug. 10, 2019; Aug. 31, 2019: “6:00 – 11:00 P.M. May-Aug. Three stages of live entertainment. Arts and crafts, food vendors. Family-friendly. Introducing the sights, sounds, venues and merchants of downtown.”Wabash Riverfest (John Meyers Pedestrian Bridge, Tapawingo Park, and Riehle Plaza; Downtown Lafayette, IN): July 13th, 2019; “Free, family-friendly celebration of the Wabash River. Canoe races, food, music, educational exhibits, 5K run, bike events, children’s activities and more!”Tippecanoe County 4-H Fair (Tippecanoe County Fairgrounds; Lafayette, IN): July 20 – 27; “Fun family entertainment for all since 1930. All phases of agriculture, 4-H and livestock exhibits, wide variety of...