Indiana is the best place to be in the summertime! This month is quite literally packed with activities! So, let's get to it.

Farmers MarketsAvon Farmers Market

There are tons of options all summer long to get local, fresh produce, baked goods and handcrafted items made by county residents! Many of them open for the first time this month. At these markets, you can find food trucks and kids zones, so bring the whole family!  

And I didn't even cover them all. To see an entire list of all our county's farmers markets, click here.

Amo Fish Fry FestivalAmo Fish Fry Festival

The 70th Amo Fish Fry Festival, hosted by the Amo Volunteer Fire Department and Cascade Youth League, will span three days: Thursday, June 10 from 5:30 to 10 p.m., Friday, June 11 from 5:30 to 10 p.m. and Saturday, June 12 from noon to 10 p.m.

This summer, small-town tradition never disappoints. Enjoy amazing food, live music, games, carnival rides, BINGO, vendor tents and other special events!

Click here for more details.

2021 Premier  Event - Walk In Their Shoes

This special event benefiting Sheltering Wings will feature fun, inspiration and creativity!  

Content creators, Kristin and Danny, best known for their funny lip-sync mashups, will entertain the crowd!

Get your tickets online here for this highly anticipated event at 6 p.m. June 11 at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Plainfield Indianapolis Airport Hotel.

American Girl Doll PartyHendricks County Historical Museum

The Hendricks County Historical Museum will host an outdoor tea party where attendees can bring their American Girl or any other doll to learn more about both the eras those dolls are from and also the history of toys at the museum. 

Volunteers will have paper dolls which were incredibly popular in the 19th and 20th centuries available for anyone who would like one as well as refreshments. 

The event is free, though donations are appreciated. This event will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 12 at the Hendricks County Historical Museum in Danville.

Click here for more details.

B&O Bicycle Tour Sponsored by Hendricks Regional HealthB&O Trail

The B&O Bicycle Tour is a fun event for all ages and abilities and is a fundraiser for the B&O Trail

This year's tour will include four routes to choose from based on mileage. Participants can chose from 11-, 25-, 45- or 65-mile courses.  Routes are clearly marked with paint on the road, and a map is provided. 

All participants will ride the B&O Trail across the beautiful White Lick Creek bridge. Riders participating in the longer routes proceed onto county roads and enjoy Hendricks County farm country as well as McCloud Nature Park, the town of North Salem and other sites in the western portion of the county.

Enjoy multiple rest stops serving snacks and drinks and providing a restroom. SAG drivers also will circulate the route providing assistance if needed.

After the ride, enjoy a great lunch provided by Pit Stop BBQ & Grill and live music.  Kids 12 and under are free. Registration is $30.

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Destination Danville FestivalDestination Danville, festival

Presented by the Downtown Danville Partnership, this unique gathering will feature handmade and vintage vendors as well as local breweries and distilleries, several food vendors and live music!

Mark your calendars for June 12 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the Hendricks County Courthouse Square. Admission is free to the public.

Click here for more details.

Slamology Automotive and Music FestivalSlamology Custom Car Show

Come on out to Lucas Oil Raceway on June 12 and 13 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. for this amazing mashup of cars and music!

This car show features automotive and music fun including club games, great vendors, wonderful food, live bands and the world's largest car audio contest.

Tickets are $10, and a schedule of events can be found here.

Click here for more details.

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Thursday Night ThunderThursday Night Thunder Homecoming at Lucas Oil Raceway

A well-known Lucas Oil Raceway event will return with a focus on celebrating the personalities and broadcasts that made the track a staple in living rooms across the country. The event also helped establish names like Gordon, Stewart, Newman and Kahne into the vocabulary of racing fans everywhere.

The special night will include an appearance from the one-and-only Jeff Gordon as well as pavement midget racing with a $5,000 to-win purse and the return of pavement sprints with a $5,000 to-win purse.

This event will begin at 7 p.m. June 17.

For tickets and more information, click here

65th Hazelwood Fish FryEveryone love a good small-town fish fry!

Activities for the 65th Annual Hazelwood Fish Fry begin at 4 p.m. June 25 at the Hazelwood Community Association. 

Because of COVID, activities have been scaled back a bit this year. The Fish Fry and all activities will be from 4-8 p.m. both Friday and Saturday. The garden tractor pull will be on Saturday and organizers are working on another event for Friday.

But the star of the show is of course the fish fry. Food lines are cash only. 

Click here for more details.

Hendricks County Rib Fest and Balloon GlowRibs at the Rib Fest & Balloon Glow

Rib-Fest, a local tradition since 2005, features live entertainment, games for kids, lots of food and fireworks! Local restaurants compete for "best ribs" & "best sauce" bragging rights as judged by the local tasters.

On top of that, a couple of events within the main event are back. The Rib Run and Balloon Glow add to the exciting activities planned for the evening!

So bring your chairs, blankets and enjoy a fun time from 4-10 p.m. June 26 at a new location this year, the Hendricks County 4-H Fairgrounds and Conference Complex.

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More June Events

The above events are just the beginning. To find even more fun activities, check out our Events Calendar anytime.