Eat your way through summer/Don’t Miss Summer Food Events/ Summer Food

By Elizabeth Notestine | June 04, 2015
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Join us and fill your belly as we celebrate the tastes of Indiana at these summer food and drink events.

IndyGrown Urban Farm Tour
IndyGrown.com
June 6, Sa., 2 – 8pm
Begins at South Circle Farm
2048 S. Meridian St., Indianapolis

Bike or bus to visit and tour the four IndyGrown urban farms and finish the evening with an on-farm dinner.


16th Annual Vintage Indiana Wine and Food Festival
VintageIndiana.com
June 6, Sa., 12 – 6pm
Military Park
601 W. New York St., Indianapolis

Help celebrate Indiana wineries with over 200 samples of award-winning wine and food from Indiana’s top culinary experts.

Strawberry Festival     
MallowRun.com    
June 6, Sa., 12 – 9pm, Su., 12 – 6pm
Mallow Run Winery
6964 W. Whiteland Rd., Bargersville

Enjoy everything strawberry from a new strawberry sweet wine to a stack of strawberry shortcakes accompanied by live music. Free of charge.

Anderson Brew Fest
AndersonBrewfest.com
June 6, Sa., 1 – 7pm
Dickman Town Center Plaza
1135 Meridian St., Anderson

Anderson’s downtown district is hosting local bands, art, food and culture for their second annual brew fest.

The Strawberry Festival
TheStrawberryFestival.com
June 12-14, Fri., 11am – 10pm, Sa., 10am – 10pm, Su., 10:30am – 4pm
Lane Pl., Crawfordsville

Activities include a pageant, 4K run, live music, tractor show and much more.

Fishers On Tap     
FishersonTap.com
June 13, Sa., 4 – 8pm
City of Fishers Amphitheater
6 Municipal Dr., Fishers

Fishers Rotary Club has invited 20 local craft breweries to their third annual fundraiser to support local families.

Mixture: An Indianapolis Cocktail Tour
IndyMixture.com
June 19-20, Fri. and Sa., 5:30 – 10pm  

This event starts with a Georgia Street block party, where attendees can enjoy live music, food, and cocktails before they are provided with shuttle transportation to and from selected bars throughout the evening. Enjoy cocktails from some of the best bartenders in Indianapolis.


20th Annual Brew-Ha-Ha    
PhoenixTheater.org
June 20, Sa., 3 – 7pm
The Phoenix Theater
749 N. Park Avenue, Indianapolis

Sample over 50 of the best local craft brews and local food while enjoying music from local bands at the Phoenix Theater. Must be 21 to enter.

TASTE of Tippecanoe    
TasteofTippicanoe.org
June 20, Sa., 4 – 12pm
Downtown Lafayette
638 North St., Lafayette

The 34th Annual TASTE of Tippecanoe Festival features live music from 19 local bands, food from 32 vendors and concludes with fireworks, which support the Tippecanoe Arts Federation.

Taste of Bloomington
VisitBloomington.com
June 20, Sa., 3 – 11pm
Showers Common
401 N. Morton St., Bloomington

An annual celebration of Bloomington’s best food wines brews music and arts.

Father’s Day Potluck and Farm Tour at Tyner Pond Farms
SlowFoodIndy.com
June 21, Su., 2 – 5pm
Tyner Pond Farm
7480 E. 200 S., Greenfield

Family-friendly activities like farm tours music and a potluck Slow food meal at Tyner Pond Farm.


Bacon and Beer Classic
BaconandBeerClassic.com
July 11, Sa., 1 – 4pm or 7 – 10pm
Victory Field
501 Maryland St., Indianapolis

Bacon and beer from craft brews and local restaurants collide inside the ballpark at Victory Field.

Taste of Indy    
TasteofIndy.org
July 5, Su., 11am – 9pm
White River State Park
801 W. Washington St., Indianapolis

Activities include food from the best area restaurants, chef demonstrations, concerts and kids play areas.

20th Annual Indiana Microbrewers Festival  
DrinkinBeer.com
July 18, Sa., No TIME given
Historic Military Park
601 W. New York St., Indianapolis

Enjoy hundreds of craft beers from dozens of Indiana craft brewers at the Historic Military Park in downtown Indianapolis.


Art of Wine
CarmelArtsandDesign.com
July 18, Sa., 5 – 8pm
Carmel Arts and Design District
30 W. Main Street Ste. 220, Carmel  

IU Health North Hospital hosts Caramel Arts and Design district’s galleries, shops, and restaurants to offer entertainment for people of all ages.

Frankfort Hot Dog Festival
FrankfortMainstreet.com
July 24-25, Fri. and Sa., 11am – unknown TIME

21st Annual Frankfort Hot Dog Festival provides fun for the entire family. There will hot dogs of all kinds, a 5D run, live entertainment, and crafts.

Tenderloin Throwdown
MainstreetGreensburg.com
July 25, Sa., 10am – 5pm
On Main Street in Greensburg

Help Greensburg determine Indiana’s finest tenderloin based on four categories: breaded, grilled, creative and people’s choice.

GnawBrew Beer, Art and Music Festival
GnawBrew.com

July 25, Sa., 12pm – 2am
eXplore Brown County
2620 Valley Branch Rd., Nashville

6th annual beer, art and music festival in Brown County offers a great opportunity to interact with Indiana’s finest artists, brewers and musicians. Must be 21 and over.


Conner Prairie Plate Dinners
ConnerPrairie.org
July 25, Sa., 6 – 10pm
Conner Prairie
13400 Allisonville Rd., Fishers

Texas-style slow cooked meat by Hank Fields, Sun King beer and live music from John Williams.


5th Annual Uncork the Uplands    
UncorktheUplands.com
July 25, Sa., 4 – 7pm
Huber’s Orchard, Winery, and Vineyards
19816 Huber Rd., Borden

Sample award winning wines from nine south-central Indiana Upland Wine Trail wineries paired with international fare.

Spire Farm Dinner Series
SpireFarmtoFork.com
July 26, Su., See website for hours and reservations
Ceres and Co. Organic Farm
2814 Plymouth La Porte Trail
Walkerton, IN 46574

An on-site dinner including a meal created by chef Brad Hindsley from the local farm and a tour of the farm.

Indiana State Fair
IN.Gov/statefair/fair
August 7-23, See website for hours
1202 East 38th St., Indianapolis

This year, the Indiana State Fair’s theme is, “The Year of the Farmer”. They will honor and represent farmers across the state who have dedicated their time to producing food.

Bacon Blues and Brew at Walhill Farms
BaconBluesandBrew.com
August 28 – 30, Fri., 7 – 11:30pm, Sa., 3:30 – 12:30pm, Su., 12am – 1:30pm
Walhill Farm
857 Six Pine Ranch Rd., Batesville

Local brews, food and music. Be sure to try the house smoked and prepared “Hog Wild”.


Greekfest
IndyGreekFest.org
August 28-30, Fri., 4 – 10pm, Sa., 11am – 10pm, Su., 11am – 4pm
Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church
3500 West 106th St., Carmel

Experience authentic Greek foods and tradition at this three-day festival.

Dig IN    
DigIndiana.org
August 30, Su., 12 – 5pm
White River State Park
801 W. Washington St., Indianapolis  

Farm-to-Fork Food festival celebrating local tastes of Indiana provided by local farmers, chefs, brewers, vintners and food enthusiasts.


Tipton County Pork Festival
TiptonCountyPorkFestival.com
September 10 – 12, Thu., 7:30am – 11pm, Fri., 6:30am – 11pm, Sat., 7am – 11pm
Downtown Tipton

This event, established in 1969, features something for everyone from festival and art shows to parades and pork prepared every way.

Lotus World Music and Arts Festival
LotusFest.org
September 24-27, Thu. – Su., See website for details
Downtown Bloomington

At the 22nd Annual Lotus World Music and Arts Festival, celebrate diversity, music and joy of cultures from around the world. There will be live performances, hands-on art projects and interactive workshops.


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