April Showers Bring May Flowers

May 2024 e-vents

As May approaches with its promise of blooming flowers and warmer days, our neighborhoods are gearing up for a vibrant array of events that cater to every taste and interest.

 This month offers opportunities for connection and celebration in the great outdoors. Join us as we dive into the exciting lineup of May community events that promise fun, and a chance to strengthen the bonds that make our region truly special.

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May 3, 2024

Night at the Old Courthouse

The Old Courthouse Foundation, in partnership with Into The Light Mental Health and Consulting Services, Inc., present Night at the Old Courthouse! Join us for an evening of exploration of Vanderburgh County’s most unique Venue. The Honey Vines will be here to help us celebrate the evening with their one-of-a-kind music. What better way to reintroduce our signature event to Evansville?
Enjoy samples of your favorite craft beverages from our friends at Working Distributors as you enjoy delectable treats from Acropolis, Just Rennie’s, and SAVOR… Evansville! Tickets for this experience are $35.
If you’re looking for a more “spirited” experience, Hard Truth Distillery is offering samplings of their finest libations.

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May 4, 2024 

Cultural Society of India's Spring Fest

To mark our 40th anniversary celebration, CSI is thrilled to present an evening brimming with fun, entertainment, and the vibrant essence of India. Join us at CSI Spring Fest for an unforgettable celebration of India's diverse culture and traditions. From exhilarating kite flying to lively bollywood and regional folk dances, from tantalizing street food to captivating music, there's something for everyone to enjoy!

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May 4, 2024

Historic Newburgh Beer & Wine Festival 

Get ready for our 2nd Annual Historic Newburgh Beer & Wine Festival brought to you by German American Bank! Enjoy sampling a collection of local wines and beer while taking in our amazing river views and watching the Kentucky Derby LIVE on an outdoor screen! Mixed drinks also available for purchase this year.
Join us at the Old Lock and Dam Park for an all-day celebration of sipping, sampling, and socializing with friends, all while supporting our non-profit organization. We'll have live music throughout the day, a Derby themed raffle contest, a Derby best-dressed contest, the Kentucky Derby shown LIVE and a wide selection of food trucks! Event runs from 1:00 - 8:00 p.m. Saturday, May 4, 2024. Tickets will be offered for sale on our website starting April 1. Tickets are not required to visit the food trucks. A limited number of VIP Tables will also be available for purchase starting April 1.

May 11, 2024

Sidewalk Sale in Downtown Evansville

6th Annual Sidewalk Sale Presented by Heritage Federal Credit Union
Saturday, May 11, 2024
9 AM - 2 PM I Main Street (2nd to 6th Street)
Join us for Evansville's longest street sale! Main Street will be lined with 100+ shops, makers, vendors, residents, and community members selling their items. Come ready to shop and find great bargains. After searching for deals, visit our restaurants and shops for lunch or brunch, coffee or adult beverages, fine art, and fun gift items.

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May 17-18, 2024

Young & Established BBQ Cook Off 

Two24 Events will be hosting our first annual BBQ Cook Off on May 17th - 18th! This two day event will be loaded with fun from the competition, vendors, cornhole tournament, and more! We can’t wait to see you and your crew there!

Admission free 

May 17-18, 2024 

River City Rodeo

Welcome to the River City Rodeo, a proud Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association (PRCA) event. The PRCA is the home of the World’s Oldest Continuous Rodeo.
This ain't your typical bull riding event. This is a real-deal rodeo. Not only do we have professional bull riders, but we also have mutton busting, roping, saddle bronc riding, barrel racing, line dancing, a country concert, a petting zoo, loads of other activities for the kids!
The 2024 River City Rodeo will be held at the Vanderburgh 4H Center (201 E Boonville New Harmony Rd, Evansville, IN), on May 17th and 18th. Bring your kids, friends, and family out to enjoy a weekend filled with watching cowboys doing what they do best, and an experience unlike any other.

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May 21, 2024 

Ted Lasso Trivia at Chasers

It’s finally time for some Ted Lasso Trivia! Free to play, all ages welcome. Up to 8 on a team. Prizes for the top teams.

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May 26, 2024

Evansville Food Truck Festival

The 7th annual "Evansville Food Truck Festival” is coming to Bosse Field on Sunday, May 26th, 2024 from 1pm-8pm with a 1 hour VIP from 12pm-1pm. Indulge in the area’s top food trucks and experience a range of culinary tastes from American comfort to seafood, barbecue, desserts and more. Cast your vote for your favorite food truck and help determine who will be crowned the “People’s Choice Champion”. Enjoy an all-day live concert music, tailgate games and kid’s zone!!
Access to over 30 Food Trucks, Food Vendors, Food Tents, Boutiques and Shops, and much more inside historic Bosse Field.

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