12 low risk things to do in the Tri-State

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.

Holiday Drive-In

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

•July 10 – July 16•OPEN EVERY NIGHT!Screen1:8:30- Back to the Future (1985) (PG)10:25- Jurassic Park (1993)…

Posted by Holiday Drive-In on Thursday, July 9, 2020

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.

Posted by Franklin Street Bazaar on Tuesday, May 5, 2020


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….

Posted by Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden on Sunday, June 7, 2020


Wesselman Woods

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.

SUMMER FUN CONTINUES THIS WEEK!Wednesday, July 15th9AM – Historical Hike1PM – Decomposition HikeThursday, July…

Posted by Wesselman Woods on Sunday, July 12, 2020


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.


Posted by McDonald Golf Course on Sunday, May 31, 2020


Foot Golf

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

Have you given Footgolf a shot yet?

Posted by Tee Time Golf Complex on Thursday, June 30, 2016

Disc Golf

You could also play disc golf at one of the many disc golf courses around the Tri-State like at Mesker Park, Angel Mounds, and more.

Most of these parks are free to use, just bring a disc or a Frisbee would work, too.

Posted by Ace Eagle Disc Golf Club on Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Put Put Golf

Some classic Put Put Golf is always fun, too. You can go at Walther’s Golf and Fun in Evansville or Diamond Lake Resort in Owensboro.

Thank you for sharing about your experience at WG&F, Heather. 🤗 We will be open from 11am-8pm today! “We’ve been…

Posted by Walther's Golf & Fun on Thursday, July 9, 2020

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

Posted by Diamond Lake Resort on Saturday, May 30, 2020

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.

Take flight on Thunderbird, the nation's only launched wing coaster at Holiday World! Our date-specific tickets are only available online this season.Buy yours now at: https://www.holidayworld.com/tickets

Posted by Holiday World & Splashin' Safari on Saturday, July 18, 2020


Take your fun outside over night and go camping! This could be at a local camp site like at Lincoln State Park or in New Harmony.

Posted by Lincoln State Park on Wednesday, June 27, 2018

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.

Where: 201 NW 4th St., Evansville, IN

When: Once a month

Admission: Free

Posted by Downtown Evansville Indiana on Friday, July 10, 2020