Submit Your Event

Advertise Your Event on for FREE

You can promote a festival or event for free on the events calendar on Event listings must include a photo, description, street address and website link. The event may go live up to 9 months prior to the event start date and remain live until the last date of the festival or event.

After submitting, allow for 3-5 business days before confirmation of acceptance. You will receive an email of your acceptance or denial as soon as we review them. 

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Is Your Event Eligible?

The following types of events MAY QUALIFY to be considered for a listing on

  • An event that is participatory, unique, holds mass appeal for all age groups, open to the public, is four hours or more in length, offers multiple activities, is non-commercial in nature, has a track record of advertising that attracts attendance from outside the county, and is recognized nationally or regionally
  • Events that may be considered for VISITINDIANA.COM include, but are not limited to:
    • Non-permanent exhibits displayed by non-profit organizations
    • Holiday events (i.e., Fourth of July fireworks displays)
    • City/town-organized parades
    • Established/professional performing arts venues
    • National/regional/state sporting events and competitions
    • A seasonal holiday event with multiple activities, four hours or more in length
    • A current festival member of the Indiana State Festivals Association

The following types of events WILL NOT BE INCLUDED on

  • Multi-week/month events- Except for non-permanent exhibits and performing arts venues
  • Events held by a privately owned business, a dealer show, or a retail mall promotion
  • Other events that will not be considered for VISITINDIANA.COM include, but are not limited to:


  • auctions
  • beauty pageants
  • business expositions
  • church bazaars
  • classes
  • competitions
  • conferences
  • dedications
  • dinner/dances
  • Easter egg hunts
  • fish frys
  • fundraising dinners/dances
  • garage sales
  • grand openings
  • school-sponsored events
  • parades
  • seminars
  • stand-alone flea markets
  • swap meets
  • talent shows
  • trade shows
  • workshops


The Indiana Destination Development Corporation (IDDC) reserves the right to refuse any Indiana event application based on its ability to meet the listed criteria.