2018 Kokomo Festivals & Events

June 1, 2018 – Kokomo Strawberry Festival

Downtown Kokomo, Courthouse Square – 11 a.m. – 9 p.m
Enjoy homemade strawberry shortcakes, live music, farm market vendors, food trucks, kid’s activities & more. Free admission.
 Call 765-457-5301 or visit www.greaterkokomo.com

June 17, 2018 – Sunday in the Park Car Show

Highland Park, Kokomo
—Registration 9:00 a.m. – Noon; Awards at 3:00 p.m
Plenty of shade and open parking, 75 awards in 4 classes, DJ music, door prizes & food vendors. 
Entry fee $15; Free admission for spectators.

June 28-30, 2018 – Haynes-Apperson Festival

Foster Park in Downtown Kokomo
Live entertainment, car shows, parade, free concerts, sports festival, carnival & games, food vendors, fireworks, and family fun.
Parade on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. 
Fireworks on Saturday at Dark. 
Free admission. 
Visit www.haynesappersonfestival.org

Kokomo Free Summer Concert Series
Kokomo Arts Pavilion in Foster Park, Downtown Kokomo
ALL Concerts are FREE!

June 9, 2018 – Carver Center Summer Celebration
Featuring Josh Kaufman, Season Six Winner of The Voice

July 21, 2018 – featuring The Romantics and The Why Store

August 11, 2018 – featuring Walker Hayes and special guests Walker County

September 15, 2018 – Live & Let Die: The Music of Paul McCartney with the Kokomo Symphony

September 22, 2018 – featuring Rumours: Tribute to Fleetwood Mac 

July 9-14, 2018 – Howard County Fair 
Howard County Fairgrounds in Greentown
One of the largest county fairs in Indiana! Pioneer village, carnival, concerts & daily entertainment, truck & tractor pull, demolition derby, food vendors & much more.
 Free admission. 

Aug. 4, 2018 – Brews on Buckeye 
Buckeye Street in Downtown Kokomo
Craft Beer & Spirits Festival with live music, Indiana breweries, distilleries & food trucks. 
Admission is charged.

Aug. 16-19, 2018 – Winding Creek Bluegrass Festival
 Wildcat Valley in western Howard County
Enjoy bluegrass in the woods! National bluegrass bands, workshops, artist crafts & vendors. 
Admission is charged.
 Visit www.windingcreekbluegrass.com

Aug. 22-25, 2018 – Sprint Car Smackdown
, Kokomo Speedway
USAC National Sprint Cars, TQ Midgets & 600cc Winged Micros. 
For tickets, call 459-3877 or visit www.kokomospeedway.net

Oct 5-6 , 2018 – Quilts Along the Wildcat
Kokomo Event & Conference Center 
Quilt Show
Features Susan Cleveland, award-winning quilter, who will give lectures and teach workshops; 300 quilts displayed, featuring quilts of charter members, bed turning, vendors and demos.

Nov. 24 – Dec. 30, 2018 – Christmas at the Seiberling

Tour the Seiberling Mansion, spectacularly decorated for the holidays, both inside and out. Opening Night lighting ceremony on Nov. 24 from 6-9 p.m. Holiday tours will continue Tuesday-Sunday 1-4 p.m. through Dec. 30.
Admission is charged.
Call 765-452-4314 or visit www.howardcountymuseum.org

Dec. 31, 2018 – Kokomo New Year’s Eve Celebration 
Downtown Kokomo, Courthouse Square 
10:30 p.m. – Midnight

Ring in the New Year in Kokomo with annual lighted ball drop, music, and fireworks.
Free admission
. Call 765-457-5301 or visit www.greaterkokomo.com.