This River City Weekend: May 30 – June 2

Plan your weekend with us!

Food? Check. Beer? Check. Amazing shows? Check. And MORE. It's going to be a great weekend, we can feel it!
Check out these great event happening in and around the River City this weekend.

Cirque Italia

Cirque Italia, the first traveling Italian Water Circus with a 35,000-gallon water stage is heading to Princeton, IN with their artists from all over the world for this weekend only!

When: May 30th – June 2nd
Where: Gibson County Fairgrounds | 709 N Embree Street, Princeton, IN 47670
Cost: Tickets start at $10 for kids and $25 for adults.

  • Thursday, May 30th:  7:30 pm
  • Friday,  May 31st:  7:30 pm
  • Saturday,  June 1st: 1:30pm, 4:30 pm & 7:30 pm
  • Sunday, June 2nd: 1:30 pm & 4:30 pm

See a video sneak peek at the link below!

Cirque Italia: First traveling Italian water circus performing in Princeton, IN


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Zoo Brew

Drink Beer. Save Wildlife. It’s that simple! There will be live music, unlimited 2 oz. pours, food samples, animal encounters and more! Tickets are sold online only.

When: Saturday, June 1, 5 – 9 pm
Where: Mesker Park Zoo | 1545 Mesker Park Dr, Evansville, IN 47720
Cost: General Admission $35 

Here’s the list of breweries heading to Zoo Brew this weekend!

Check out the breweries heading to Zoo Brew this weekend!

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Porchfest is presented by the Downtown Henderson Partnership and offers free live music on Henderson’s historic S. Main St. Remember to bring your lawn chair!

When: Saturday, June 1, 5 – 8 pm
Where: Historic South Main St. | Henderson, KY

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Historic Newburgh Farmers Market

The Historic Newburgh Farmers Market Opening Day is this Saturday.

When: Saturday, June 1, 8 am – 12 pm
Where: Old Lock & Dam Park | 525 E Highway 662, Newburgh, IN 47630

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Arts in Harmony Festival

Celebrate the arts at the Arts in Harmony Festival this weekend. There will be over 80 writers, 80 artists, music, farm-to-table demonstrations, kids activities and more.

When: Saturday 9 am – 5 pm & Sunday 10 am – 5 pm
Where: Along Historic Granary and Main Streets in New Harmony, Indiana | 413 Granary St, New Harmony, Indiana 47631

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Lollys Pop Bar

Truckin' to The Music 2019

There will be 20 local food trucks, live music, local craft beer down on the EVPL West Lawn on Franklin St this Saturday- and all for a good cause! A percentage of all food and beverage sales will benefit Chemobuddies.

When: Sunday, June 2, 10 am – 6 pm
Where: EVPL West | 2000 W Franklin St, IN
Cost: Free Admission

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Evansville Food Truck Festival

More food! Can it get any better? There will be over 35 food trucks and purveyors circled around Historic Bosse Field.

Evansville Food Truck Festival’s ticket sales will benefit a local non-profit organization. 10% of ticket sales will benefit Gilda’s Club Evansville.

When: Sunday, June 2, 12 pm – 7 pm
Where: Bosse Field | 23 N Main St, Evansville, IN 47711
Cost: Tickets are $10 and kids 12 and younger are free.

Check out all the Food Trunks and purveyors below!

2019 Evansville Food Truck Festival has over 35 food trucks and purveyors

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Franklin St. Bazaar

Shop around from local makers and artists, enjoy music, food and MORE Franklin St. Bazaar. The event happens every Saturday starting May 25 through August 31.

When: Saturday 9 am- 1 pm
Where: EVPL West | 2000 W Franklin St, Evansville

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Friday After 5

Friday After 5 kicks off this weekend! This summer-long series of music concerts on multiple stages, lots of food, and craft vendors happens every Friday and is completely free to attend.

CLICK HERE  to learn about the newest additions to Friday After 5.

When: Friday 5 pm-Midnight
Where: Owensboro Riverfront | From RiverPark Center through Smothers Park to the Owensboro Convention Center

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DJ McNaughty w/ Dante

Love to dance? DJ McNaughty and Dante are starting the party Friday at Lamasco Bar and Grill! Must be 21 to enter.

When: Friday, May 31 10 pm – 2 am
Where: Lamasco Bar & Grill | 1331 W. Franklin Street, Evansville, Indiana 47710
Cost: $5

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(Source: Zaps)

Zaps Tavern 1st Annual Red White & Boots Country Music Festival

Country Fans unite! This event is packed with live music and benefits Rally Point Events.

When: May 31 – June 1
Where: Weinzap’s Tavern | 3725 Saint Phillips Rd S, Mount Vernon, Indiana 47620
Cost: $15 Weekend Pass

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Music on the Deck: Curt n' Rod

If you love live music and whiskey, check out Dusty Barn Distillery this weekend. Curt n’ Rod will be live playing their acoustic folk-rock, country music Friday!

When: Friday, May 31, 6 – 9 pm
Where: Dusty Barn Distillery | 6861 Carson School Road, Mount Vernon, Indiana 47710


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Willard Library Annual Book Sale

If you love live music and whiskey, check out Dusty Barn Distillery this weekend. Curt n’ Rod will be live playing their acoustic folk-rock, country music Friday!

When: Saturday, June 1, 9 am – 2 pm
Where: Willard Library | 21 N. First Ave., Evansville, Indiana 47620

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