December Christmas Events

December Christmas Events

December bustles about in Greater Lafayette, IN with Santa sights, specialty Christmas shows and parades, and pop-markets! Instilling tradition comes in many forms, but here’s the real question, which are you to do?! Fortunately, we’re in the business of informing you of all these beautiful activities to do with family and friends throughout the month. With the details of each event all in one place, you can make an easy, informed decision. We hope you have a blessed holiday season! Greater Lafayette, IN makes it a super special time of year. Santa at the Stables (The Stables Event Center; Lafayette, IN): Sunday, November 28, 2021 from 1:00 – 5:00 P.M. “Have the photographer capture your photo with Santa. Cost for photo $30.00. While visiting enjoy shopping and snacks with other vendors.” Family Fun Night: Christmas Edition (River City Community Center; Lafayette, IN): Friday, December 3rd, 2021 from 6:30 – 8:00 P.M. “Come in for a FREE night of Christmas cookies and hot chocolate while we watch Polar Express in the auditorium, have a snowball fight in the lobby, and ornament creations being made in the cafe! Come in your best Christmas PJs to be entered into our raffle for a giveaway at the end of the night!” Toy Drive, Giveaway, & Christmas Parade (Badlands Off-Road Park; Attica, IN): Saturday, December 4th, 2021 at 9:00 A.M. Give to those in need and join the Attica Christmas parade from the park! A Very Merry Main Street Christmas Parade (Downtown Lafayette, IN): Saturday, December 4th, 2021 at 5:30 P.M. “Join the community as we welcome the holiday season for a lighted Christmas...
Pumpkin Patches and Corn Mazes

Pumpkin Patches and Corn Mazes

Indiana’s Fall season has us all swooning over the changing trees, sweater weather, and pumpkin spice flavored everything. We’re excited to clue you into the dreamiest Indiana pumpkin patch hangs within the Greater Lafayette, IN area. You will not regret visiting these beautiful properties and making fun memories together! Cheers to the 2021 season! Here are the need-to-knows. 2021 Greater Lafayette Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes and More… Exploration AcresOne of the most well known corn mazes in Indiana sits right in our very own backyard. Exploration Acres‘s “Indiana Racing” corn maze is this year’s theme! Join the Fall fun-for-all with hay rides, fire pits for rent, a rustic store, and so, so much more are all on this gorgeous property! Click here to explore their website for more information and here for admission prices!6042 Newcastle Rd, Lafayette, IN 47905Open September 17 – October 30, 2021Thursday (October only) 6:00 – 10:00 P.M.Friday 6:00 – 11:00 P.M.Saturday 10:00 A.M. – 11:00 P.M.Sunday 12:00 – 7:00 P.M. Oak Hill Corn Maze and Tree FarmThis one will take you down to Crawfordsville, IN. This small family business welcomes you onto their farm and into their hearts to host you with their genuine Hoosier Hospitality. Admission includes access to Oak Hill‘s soybean maze, corn maze, wagon rides, a giant 200 ft hill slide, kid’s zipline, Fall decor shop, tire playground, wagon rides, bounce pad, pumpkins of all shapes, colors, and sizes, and so much more! Click here for more information!Admission is $9/person or $12/person for an unlimited season pass (ages 2 and under are free!)493 W Oak Hill Rd, Crawfordsville, IN 47933U-PICK pumpkins are open daily from 5:00 – 8:00 P.M.Full Fall activities...
Tippecanoe County Fair and Surrounding Indiana Fairs

Tippecanoe County Fair and Surrounding Indiana Fairs

The 4-H fair means many things to many people. It’s an event that our community looks forward to every year, but it’s so much more. The fair is simply the culmination of a year’s worth of work within the 4-H program. It’s youth development, shaping our next generation of leaders, entrepreneurs, and community members. As a program, 4-H’s mission statement is this: “4-H provides kids with community, mentors, and learning opportunities to develop the skills they need to create positive change in their lives and communities.” And at the fair, here’s everything they’ve worked toward for the year of 2021. So, while you attend for the fun displays, rides, funnel cakes, and lemon shake-ups, remember the proud individuals and families behind each and every animal shown, cake displayed, and lego built. Most importantly, we hope you enjoy the time spent within our community and beyond. Save these dates, locations, and times for the 2021 Tippecanoe County Fair and the 2021 Indiana State Fair. Tippecanoe County Fair July 17th – 24th, 2021 Location: 1406 Teal Rd, Lafayette, IN 47905 Tippecanoe County fairgrounds got an UPGRADE. As you explore the Tippecanoe County fair grounds during fair week, you won’t be able to overlook the massive building addition. Be sure to check it out while you’re there, and enjoy the livestock shows inside this year! Check out the Tippecanoe County Fair schedule here. Carroll County Fair July 16th – 23rd, 2021 Location: Flora Community Park, 102 N 4th St., Flora Indiana “The 2021 4-H Theme for Carroll Co. is ‘100 Years Of Rock’n 4-H’.” Click here to view the Carroll County Indiana...
4th of July Events around Greater Lafayette

4th of July Events around Greater Lafayette

Happy Independence Day, Greater Lafayette! 2021 has us all ready for some time together in the great outdoors, and celebrating the 4th seems like the best time to do just that! There are fireworks for sale at most of our local Walmarts, Krogers, and Sam’s Club, and there are even a few specialty firework stands throughout town. Be sure to get your own stash for your backyard barbecue. If you’re looking for a public event to attend for festivities and fireworks, look no further! Here’s a little list of fun times guaranteed in the Greater Lafayette, IN area on July 4th, 2021! Greater Lafayette, IN Firework Displays Stars and Stripes Independence Day Celebration (Riehle Plaza; Downtown Lafayette, IN): July 4th at 11:00 A.M. & 5:00 – 11:00 P.M. Parade beginning at 11:00 A.M. at 16th and Alabama. Then, join friends and families alike downtown at 5:00 P.M. for Colombian Park zoo animal fun, food trucks, and the Lafayette Citizens Band before fireworks at 10:00 P.M.TPA Park Independence Day Fesrival (Frankfort, IN): July 4th, 2021 from 10:00 A.M. – 11:00 P.M. “The Festival will kick off at 10am with entertainment, food vendors, craft vendors & so much more! We will end the night with the Jaycees Firework Show beginning at dusk. The TPA Petting Zoo & Aviary will be open all day from 10am to 8pm. Make sure you stop by the renovated Aviary & check out all of the different birds!”Lake Freeman Fireworks (Monticello, IN): Please note this event takes place on Saturday, July 3rd, 2021 at dusk. “We’re excited to announce that our 2021 Lake Freeman Fireworks Show...
Speciality Valentine’s Day Events and Menus

Speciality Valentine’s Day Events and Menus

Wine and dine your significant other in the way they deserve this Valentine’s Day. There are many specialty events happening around Greater Lafayette, IN to make the night something truly special. Here are some suggestions to take your Valentine’s Day up a notch! All events are adhering to current COVID-19 recommendations and guidelines. Many have limited seating and spacing. Be sure to reserve you spot, and follow each event closely for up to date information as Valentine’s Day approaches. Valentine’s Day Dinner 2021 (Fowler House Mansion; Lafayette, IN): This event is available on both Friday, February 12 at 6:00 P.M. and Saturday, February 13, 2021 at 8:00 P.M. $50/person. Reservations required. Click here to see the night’s menu options. To go options are available! Valentine’s Day Brunch (Fowler House Mansion; Lafayette, IN) Sunday, February 14, 2021 from 10:00 A.M. – 12:30 P.M. 10, 10:30, 12, and 12:30 seatings. $25/ticket. Reservations required! Valentine Wine Maker’s Table (Whyte Horse Winery; Monticello, IN): Saturday, February 13, 2021 from 6:30 – 9:30 PM. “This unique event is for all who want a special evening that is absolutely unforgettable. The night will entail 7 courses of food, paired with 7 wines. Our winemaker’s table are filled with love, laughter, and knowledge. Our chef of the evening will go over how your course was prepared and the winemaker will go over how the wine was produced, paired, and specially handcrafted. $75/person.” Bourbon & Wine Dinner (Farmhouse Restaurant; Fair Oaks, IN): Saturday, February 13, 2021. “Indulge in a special four-course meal paired with your choice of either specialized wine or bourbon.  Our executive chef and sommelier will...
New Year’s Eve 2020

New Year’s Eve 2020

What a year to wrap up! As you reflect on the many facets of 2020 and all it has entailed, did you progress and move forward even in the midst of hardship? Maybe you took advantage of the amazing housing market and rates at an all time low, upgrading your home or purchasing your first? Did you barely survive? Well, regardless, 2020 is a thing of the past now, so, how are you going to spend New Year’s Eve, bringing in 2021? There are bound to be far more folks than usual spending the evening in, but just in case you want to get fancy and all-dolled up for some normalcy, here are a couple options for you to check out in and around the Greater Lafayette, IN area! Lafayette, IN NYE Favorites Arrowhead Bowling: Late Night New Year’s Eve Celebration (Lafayette, IN): At 10:00 P.M. on NYE, reserve your lane for $165/lane and bowl in the new year with your friends and family. This includes 3 hours of unlimited bowling, a pizza buffet, shoe rental, soft drinks, party favors, and more! All current COVID restrictions apply, so be sure to keep up to date on the Arrowhead website for cancellation policies. Great United Skates (Lafayette, IN): Great United Skates is open for a New Year’s Bash this NYE! $15/person! Just Outside of Lafayette, IN Farmhouse at Fair Oaks Farm (Fair Oaks, IN): On a “normal” year, Fair Oaks Farm has an actual New Year’s Even Ball to attend. It’s an amazing time. We recommend checking it out sometimes! However, this year, here’s what Fair Oaks has for you....