Can’t Miss May Events

Flowers are blooming, trees are turning green, and our calendars are filling up with events! Although Knox County always stays busy during the cooler months, the summer is when it really shines. With something happening nearly every weekend, there is no shortage of things to do!
Keep reading to find out about just a few of the events happening in Knox County this month!

Monday night dinner is solved! The Vincennes Food Trucks on the Wabash are back on the Riverwalk and delicious made-to-order meals, snacks, and drinks!

Their Facebook page is updated every week with the available food vendors featured for the week.

For the full schedule of when the food trucks will be on the Riverwalk, click HERE.

40 years ago 3 men gathered together to preserve the heritage of Western Music & set out to create new Western Music in an effort to educate future generations. Today, Riders in the Sky has countless albums, television and radio appearances, Pixar collaborations, and two Grammys under their belt and they show no signs of slowing down.

Join friends and music lovers alike at the Red Skelton Performing Arts Center on May 5th for this once-in-a-lifetime performance! It will be a night of music, fun, and laughter.

For more information, click HERE.

World War II Remembrance

May 6th & 7th

Visit the Indiana Military Museum during this two-day event on May 6th & 7th. There will be battle reenactments, artillery and weapons demonstrations, outdoor displays, and a World War Two encampment.

Venture inside to see one of the most comprehensive military artifact collections in the country! Featuring impressive artifacts such as the uniform President Eisenhower wore on D-Day, and World War II General George S. Patton Jr, along with numerous flags, photographs, artillery, weaponry, and military vehicles; the IMM has something for every visitor!

For more information about this event, click HERE.

The Big Peach will be having a Spring Festival on May 19th and 20th to celebrate the start of Fresh Knox County Produce! There will be an asparagus cooking contest, food trucks, a vendor village, music, hot air balloon rides, a 5k, u-pick strawberries, and much more! Stay tuned for more details to come soon.

P.S. – Did we mention Hot Air Balloon Rides?
Interested in becoming a vendor? Contact them today!

For more information about this event, click HERE.

Spears and Cheers Festival

May 19th & 20th

Join us for the Vincennes Kiwanis Pickleball Tournament on May 20 and 21, 2023! Men’s, women’s, and mixed doubles are invited to play. Players will be guaranteed a minimum of four games. The tournament is open to 2.5, 3.0, 3.5, and 4.0 skill levels. Click the link in the comment section to be taken to our registration form. Each team member must register individually.

For more information, click HERE.

Experience the American Revolution at a Living History Event!

This US revolutionary war reenactment offers all the sights, smells, sounds, and tastes of the 18th century. Reenactors bring history to life during this unforgettable weekend.

Authentic battle enactments are held several times during the event. Food from the era is prepared over open fires and merchant tents offer 18th-century wares. All-day entertainment includes period music, children’s games, storytellers, oxen demonstrations, and more.

For more information about the Rendezvous, including information about the schedule of events and tickets, click HERE.

Historic Vincennes Farmers Market

Starting on May 27th

Browse through fresh, locally grown seasonal produce, baked goods & perennials at the Riverfront Pavilion in Vincennes. Pick up an evening meal or lunch from one of the food vendors, or a unique handmade good from one of the artisan vendor booths.

The Vincennes Historic Farmers Market has something for everyone!

For more information about these events, click HERE.

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