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!!

July 6, Rockabilly Luau

Grass skirts, leis, coconuts, and twang! With live music from the Makeshifts at Opera House Park. Games located at the Visitor's Center. The island theme continues with Indy's Island Party playing steel drums and reggae at the corners of Main and Liberty, really putting you in the mood for some Kooky Kokonut! 

Forgotten Memories Antique Mall will also have live country music from 6pm to 8pm located at 108 E. Main Street. Wander through the rustic antiques and enjoy some great music by Ryan Wardlow.

August 3, Fete Des Vignerons

Recognizing the globally known festival held in Vevey, Switzerland, that our town is named after.

Wine tasting, music by Highland Reign, more information to come!

September 7, Oktoberfest

Polka band, German food, beer!

More details to come.

Annual Events

Lynx Wrestling

First Saturday in June

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

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 

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.

4th of July Parade in Patriot

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.