Adventures in Festival Country Indiana

It’s More Festive Here!

Just south of Indianapolis you’ll find the sovereign state of Festival Country. It’s not on most maps because its borders are primarily marked by a change in attitude, You see, in Festival Country the national pastime is having a good time. With 1,000 festivals, concerts and events, and an always festive vibe, you’re sure to find your fun.

Things to Do

Sweets Trail

  • 317-739-8600

The best sweets are just south of Indy. Experience a classic candy store, savor homemade ice cream, snack on…

Art in Franklin

  • 317-739-8600

Art abounds in Festival Country. Stroll through downtown Franklin to discover a vibrant art scene and tons of selfie…

Gatling Gauntlet

  • 317-739-8600

Get outside in Festival Country. Whether you’re looking for a fitness challenge at the Gatling Gauntlet, a relaxing…

Mallow Run Winery

  • 317-422-1556

This delightful winery offers free wine tastings (try their best-seller, rhubarb wine) and hosts regular events…


  • 317-739-8600

We’re home to two go-kart tracks, plus lots of other great activities for families.


Fairfield Inn, Franklin

  • 350 Paris Dr.
  • 317-739-3999

Enjoy spacious and modern guest rooms, a complimentary hot breakfast and other great amenities.

Food & Drink

Our Table American Bistro

  • 5080 State Road 135, Suite A
  • 317-530-2624

Experience hand-made artisan flatbreads, signature country-fried chicken sliders, fresh seafood flown in daily, or a…


  • 299 W. Main St.
  • 317-215-4164

Find an elevated menu with juicy steaks, fresh seafood and handcrafted drinks.

RFD Franklin

  • 55 W. Madison St.
  • 317-733-7333

Real food, fresh dining is what RFD stands for. Enjoy upscale dining and drinks inside a former post office.

Vino Villa

  • 200 N. Madison Ave.
  • 317-882-9463

This bistro-style restaurant features a wine bar, gourmet dishes and an outdoor patio with bocce ball and live…

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It's Always Festive Here


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So, how do you entertain someone who travels the world looking for great craft brews, wine, cocktails and adventure? If you're in Festival Country, just south of Indy, you introduce her to the growing craft brew scene, a great winery and attractions she can't get in New York. Oh, and you…