Events

Annual Events & Festivals
Please confirm all dates/Times as they may change

June

Rising Sun’s Blues & BBQ (CANCELLED)

Amateur BBQ Cooking Competition, live blues bands,vendors, and Kid Zone.
(812) 438-4933
enjoyrisingsun.com

Ohio County 4-H Fair (VIRTUAL FOR 2020)

Ohio County Fairgrounds
in Rising Sun
(812) 438-3636
https://extension.purdue.edu/Ohio

June & August

Music on Main & Cruise-in (JULY & AUGUST)

Live music and vehicle cruise-in on Main Street third Friday in July & August
(812) 438-2750
Rising Sun Main Street

July

4th of July Celebration (scheduled for July 11, 2020)

Golf cart parade, live entertainment, food, fireworks. Music by Chuck Brisbin and The Tuna Project and a golf cart parade begins at 7:30 p.m. Fireworks at 10:00 p.m. Line-up for the golf cart parade is at City Hall at 7:15 p.m, with departure at 7:30 p.m. A limited supply of free decorations will be available. Arrive at 7 p.m. if you need help decorating your cart.
Rising Sun Riverfront Park
(812) 438-3340
cityofrisingsun.com

Shine Pride Car Show (to be rescheduled to Sept 5 )

Originally scheduled for July 12, this event it tentatively re-scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 5.
Classic and collectible cars, trucks & motorcycles on display throughout downtown Rising Sun
(859) 393-1232
Shiner Pride Marching Band

Community Yard Sale-July 16, 17, 18, 2020
Presented by the City of Rising Sun and Rising Sun Main Street, the Community Yard Sale is now scheduled for July 16-18, 2020.
Residents may choose to participant one or more days. Sales are slated to begin at 8 a.m. with ending times varying.
(812) 438-3340
cityofrisingsun.com

Junk In The Trunk (canceled for 2020)

Garage sale, flea market, or vintage/antique items for sale out of cars and trucks
(812) 551-5152
Rising Sun Main Street

August

A Hot Summer Night (CANCELED)

Live Music, vendors, Kid Zone in Downtown Rising Sun
(812) 438-4933
Enjoyrisingsun.com

August-September

Ohio County Tourism’s Photography Contest (CANCELED)

Amateur/professional photographers submit recognizable images within Ohio County. Cash awards.
(812) 438-4933
enjoyrisingsun.com

Community Yard Sale-Sept. 10-12, 2020

Presented by the City of Rising Sun and Rising Sun Main Street, the Community Yard Sale is now scheduled for July 16-18, 2020.Residents may choose to participant one or more days. Sales are slated to begin at 8 a.m. with ending times varying.
(812) 438-3340
cityofrisingsun.com

September

Ohio Valley River Cats Catfish Tournament-Sept. 11-12

One of the country’s largest catfish tournaments held in Rising Sun
(812) 290-7972
Ohio Valley River Cats
To enter, log on to http://ohiovalleyrivercats.com/?fbclid=IwAR05OmtihHnA0BkxUno9e0JvpPUtL2jzsd9ZhcovQY7ANC-eKHDybUcOdTI

Community-wide Yard Sale

Search for treasures in Rising Sun and throughout Ohio County.
(812) 438-3340 – Presented by the City of Rising Sun and Rising Sun Main Street.
cityofrisingsun.com

October

Navy Bean Fall Festival-Oct. 9-10, 2020

Navy beans and bands along the Ohio River with vendors, live entertainment, parade & Kid Zone
(812) 438-2750
navybeanfestival.org

Halloween In Rising Sun

Parade, costume contest, and Trick or Treat in downtown Rising Sun
(812) 438-2750
Rising Sun Main Street

December

Santa Arrives by Seaplane

Santa flies into Rising Sun by seaplane to kick-off the holiday season in Downtown. After lighting the City’s Christmas tree, he’ll be available at the Pendleton Art Center for free Santa photos.
(812) 438-2750
Rising Sun Main Street

Light Up Ohio County Residential Decorating Contest

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.
(812) 438-4933
enjoyrisingsun.com

Christmas Market At The Museum – Tenative

Complete your holiday decorating and shopping list by purchasing gifts and home decor
during the Ohio County Historical Society’s Christmas Market.
(812) 438-4915
Rising Sun Main Street

Santa At The Visitors Center – Canceled

Santa, Mrs. Claus and the elves will be guests of Ohio County Tourism on select Saturdays.
Drop by and enjoy free hot chocolate and sugar cookies .
(812) 438-4933
enjoyrisingsun.com

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