Annual Events & Festivals


Community-wide Yard Sale

Search for treasures in Rising Sun and throughout Ohio County
(812) 438-3340


Rising Sun’s Blues & BBQ (CANCELLED)

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

Ohio County 4-H Fair

Ohio County Fairgrounds
in Rising Sun
(812) 438-3636

June & August

Music on Main & Cruise-in

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


4th of July Celebration

Golf cart parade, live entertainment, food, fireworks
Rising Sun Riverfront Park
(812) 438-3340

Shine Pride Car Show

Classic and collectible cars, trucks & motorcycles on display throughout downtown Rising Sun
(859) 393-1232
Shiner Pride Marching Band

Junk In The Trunk

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


A Hot Summer Night (CANCELLED)

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


Ohio County Tourism’s Photography Contest

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


Ohio Valley River Cats Catfish Tournament

One of the country’s largest catfish tournaments held in Rising Sun
(812) 290-7972
Ohio Valley River Cats

Community-wide Yard Sale

Search for treasures in Rising Sun and throughout Ohio County
(812) 438-3340


Navy Bean Fall Festival

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

Halloween In Rising Sun

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


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

Christmas Market At The Museum

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

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

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