First Fridays

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 6 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!!

September 7, Oktoberfest

5-9 pm in downtown Vevay, all is welcome

German Beer and Wine from Red Bicycle Hall, local food vendor The German Corner will be selling brats, metts, sauerkraut, German pastries and much more.

Live entertainment from Soundz of Polka in Opera House Park.

Stop by the Art Center, grab a bite to eat from Roxano's, sit by the river, or shop around the local stores on Main Street. Fun filled evening for the whole family.

October 5, Monster Mash

Entertainment and fun in downtown Vevay, IN

More details to come, you won't want to miss it!

Annual Events

Wedding Expo

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. 

Outdoor Expo

April 6, 2019

Taking place at the Fair Grounds and TEC Center in Vevay, IN

All things hunting, fishing, boating, camping, ATV, guns, you name it! The whole family can experience the outdoors the right way, in Switzerland County. 

Rv'rTown Art Tour

First Saturday in  June

Artisans from far and wide showcasing their work in an all day festival. Walk the streets of Vevay and enjoy 

ReVV Rally

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.

Lynx Wrestling

First Saturday in June

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

Community Wide Yard Sale

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.

Independence Day Parade

Main Street on July 4th in downtown Patriot, IN 

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

Swiss Wine Festival

Fourth weekend in August

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! 

100 Ferry Street, Vevay, IN 47043

(812) 427-9463

Sleepy Hollow Festival

October 13, 2018

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

Located around the Courthouse Square in Vevay 9 AM-4 PM

(812) 427-3237

Festival of Lights

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 ice skating, Santa Claus, hot cocoa, and caroling.

Historical Diversions

Brought to you by the Switzerland County Historical Society, the Historical Diversions are annual events that bring history to life. 

For more information call (812) 427-3560

Big Doin's Tent Chautauqua & Art Fair

July 21 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

Old-fashioned tent Chautauqua with live music & entertainment with inspirations from 1918. This event takes place on the museum grounds at 

208 E. market St. Vevay , IN 47043

All Hallows Eve

October 19 & 20 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

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

5147 Hwy 56 Vevay, IN 47043

Rural Heritage Tour

October 6 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

October 7 from Noon to 5:00 PM

Visit the Thiebaud Farmstead and Musee de Venoge. Hearth cooking, heirloom gardens, music, and early trades. 

A Country Christmas

December 8 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

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