Grab your mask! There are some things to do in the Tri-State that are relatively low risk because most of them require you to be outside.
Of course there is always some risk. Remember to keep washing your hands and wear a mask in public spaces, but in the mean time, check out these fun things to do in the Tri-State.
The drive-in is one of our favorite places in the summer in general. The fact that you can do it during the pandemic just makes it that much better. Along with new movies, they have been showing some amazing classics like Grease and the original Ghostbusters. Be sure to bring cash, however, and these other five things.
Where: 646 N State Road 161 Rockport, Indiana 47635
When: Open Nightly
Admission: Adults (12 & up)- $10 Kids (4-11)- $5
Franklin St. Bazaar
Each Saturday from July 11 to August 29, the Franklin St. Bazaar takes over Franklin St. and fills it with farmers, artists, craftsmen, bakers, and food vendors. Remember to social distance your self and shop with your eyes until you decide to buy something.
Where: West Franklin St., Evansville
When: Every Saturday through August 29 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Mesker Park Zoo
The Zoo is open! Most exhibits are open and the Zoo has taken lots of measures to ensure your safety. They have closed some interactive exhibits for safety. Be sure to reserve your time at the zoo online!
Where: 1545 Mesker Park Dr Evansville, Indiana 47720
When: Every Day, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Admission: Adults: $9.50
Children (age 3 -12): $8.50
Children 2 and Under: Free
The doors to the Zoo are reopening on June 14 for members and June 15 for all! We're so excited to have everyone back….
Take a hike. No really, take a hike at Wesselman Woods. They offer over 200 acres of untouched old growth forest so you can see nature at its best. While you’re there you can meet some of their animals, take a guided hike, or take part in some of their planned daily activities.
Where: 551 N Boeke Rd Evansville, Indiana 47711
When: Monday – Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. & Sunday 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Admission: Adults are $5. Children are (ages 3 – 12 years old) $3. Children under 3 years old are free.
Golf is one sport that has social distancing built right in. The Tri-State area has lots of great courses to play, too. New to golf? Lots of courses offer lessons. It can be a little pricey, but its an investment in your self that you can use for the rest of your life. Seems well worth the money.
Golf really not your thing? You can play foot golf at Tee Time Golf Complex. Its like golf and soccer combined. Just like golf, players will need to get the ball in the hole in the fewest number of strokes, but players kick a soccer ball instead of using clubs and a golf ball.
Where: 7800 E. Morgan Ave, Evansville, Indiana
When: Open Everyday, 9:00am – 6:00pm
Admission: Nine Holes – $5.00
All Day Play Pass – $9.00
Soccer Ball Rental – $2.00
Put Put Golf
Diamond Lake Resort
Diamond Lake Resort has most of their amazing activities open including put put golf, of course, but also their go-karts, mini-golf, fishing, playground, fishing feeding and pedal boats are now open. They also have live music shows in the Good Time Theater with social distancing.
Where: 7301 Hobbs Road, Owensboro, KY 42301
When: Open Everyday
Admission: Prices vary
Holiday World & Splashin' Safari
Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari has taken so many steps to be sure the park is as safe as possible for their guests this year. And it’s always a good time. Click here to see what the park will look like this year when you go.
Social Distance Yoga
Missing some yoga in studio? Perhaps hot yoga is your thing, because this outside social distance yoga could get hot! Downtown Evansville and the YMCA of Southwestern Indiana have partnered up to offer this great event once a month. Each session is completely free and takes place on the North Lawn of the Old Vanderburgh County Courthouse.