Griffith Summer Festivals

Central Market

Griffith’s Central Market, held every Friday beginning May 10 from 4-10 p.m., features live music from some of the best bands in the area, an expanded family-friendly beer garden, and a heated enclosed pavilion on those chilly nights. There are handcrafted wares, artisan foods, food trucks and kid’s activities.

The Broad Street Blues & BBQ Festival is June 28-30, with a main stage featuring some of the best blues artists from around the world, and the best BBQ in Northwest Indiana. You can enjoy fireworks shows in the fenced in, family- friendly beer garden.

Griffith’s Rock ‘N’ Rail Music & Street Festival takes place in downtown Griffith over Labor Day weekend, August 29-September 1. Featuring over 30 food vendors and over 25 bands, the event showcases top acts on three stages. The entire festival is fenced in, making it a family-friendly beer garden featuring five beer stations. Kids activities include bounce houses, train barrel rides, princess day, superhero day, face-painting and much more!

Closing out the season in Central Park is the Griffith Oktoberfest, October 4-6. Festival-goers can enjoy German food, live authentic German music, a wide variety of German biers and wine and a kid’s zone with a pumpkin patch. Visit for more info.