First Fridays

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The first Friday of every month is jam-packed with music, games, shopping, and dining 

The Community Art Center debuts their featured artist of the month; stop by to find your favorite artist's work. 

Bring the family, and have an appetite for fun as the community wide event lasts from 5 pm to 9 pm. Walk the streets and enjoy your evening out on the town. Each month there is a new theme, you can go along with it and dress up or just come down for the festivities. Everyone welcome, even the doggos! 

Hope to see you in town for our next First Friday Celebration!!

2019 Events

Wedding Expo

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Switzerland County's 2nd annual Wedding Expo

March 2, 2019

Gather all the information you need for your perfect day. Come as the bride, a friend to the bride, or just get an idea for what our county has to offer for future references. This expo will surely get you multiple contacts to help with your wedding. 

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ReVV Rally

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June 21-23, 2019

Sponsored by WEBN, Vevay's first ever motorcycle rally. Live entertainment, food, and the ability to help out a multitude of great causes. Free camping and entry.

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River Town Art Walk


June 8, 2019

Artisans from far and wide showcasing their work. Wander the streets of Vevay and enjoy artist's studios, local shops, the farmer's market, and special events.

Lynx Wrestling

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First Saturday in June

Rumble at the Resort - Belterra Casino Resort. Youth wrestling tournament.

Ohio River Voyageur Canoe Trip

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June 6-9, 2019

 River City Paddle Sports, REI Cincinnati and the Ohio River Recreational Trail Committee are taking adventurous individuals canoeing from Cincinnati, Ohio to Louisville, Kentucky. Camping at river towns along the way, the group will be in Switzerland County on June 7th.  

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Indiana Bass Federation Tournament

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2019 River Series 

July 27, River Series Invitational in Vevay, IN

November 9, River Series Classic held in Vevay, IN

The ALL NEW River Series will feature 6 locations prior to the Forrest L. Wood Classic. 

The winner at each event will get a FREE entry to the classic held right here in Vevay, Indiana! 

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Independence Day Parade

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Main Street on July 4th in downtown Patriot, IN 

Celebrate with community members from the whole county for this annual tradition. 

Switzerland County 4-H Fair


Second Week in July

A week long affair of livestock shows, grandstand events, food, local business vendors, and fun. You can't miss the classic county fair atmosphere!

Located at the fairgrounds: 507 Vineyard St.

(812) 427-3152

Community Wide Yard Sale

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 Second weekends in June and September 

Set out your items on a day you know everyone will be out. Call the Visitor's Center to  put out your address and sale so others can find you more easily.

Swiss Wine Festival

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August 22-25, 2019

Named one of Indiana's Top Food Festivals! 

This four day event is located at the Paul Ogle Riverfront Park in downtown Vevay. It includes a wine pavilion, craft vendors, 

grape stomp, riverboat cruises, beer garden, live music, rides and games for the kids, and much more. Fun for the whole family!

*photo featuring 2018 entertainment headliner Travis Tritt and the large Saturday night crowd!!*

100 Ferry Street, Vevay, IN 47043

(812) 427-9463

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Sleepy Hollow Festival


October 12-13, 2019

Be part of  a fall celebration that includes arts and crafts, a "friendly" Headless Horseman, artisan demonstrations, activities for the kids, music, food, and horse drawn wagon rides. 

Located at the Paul Ogle Riverfront Park

100 Ferry Street Vevay, IN 47043


Festival of Lights

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December 1-December 31

This month long event is held at Paul Ogle Riverfront Park. Enjoy thousands of  holiday lights as they reflect the Ohio River from the comfort of your own car. The official lighting of the park will take place during December's First Friday celebration featuring photos with Santa Claus, hot cocoa, caroling, horse-drawn carriage rides, and ice skating! 


Historical Diversions

All Hallows Eve

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October 18th & 19th, 2019

An 1800s Halloween with fun and games for the whole family at the Thiebaud Farmstead

5147 Hwy 56 Vevay, IN 47043

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A Country Christmas

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December 14

Truly a special day at the Thiebaud Farmstead and Musee de Venoge, where Christmases of the past are warmly celebrated. Join the fun 

demonstrations and experience the holiday season the way it was carried out in historic Vevay! 

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