Annual Festivals in Parke County

2023 Annual Events in Parke County

  • January 2023

27th-29th Eagles in Flight Weekend - Turkey Run State Park (Marshall)


  • February 2023

18th Montezuma Chili Cook Off

25th & 26th Parke County Maple Fair (Countywide) - Headquarters 4H Fairgrounds (Rockville)


  • March 2023

4th & 5th Parke County Maple Fair (Countywide) - Headquarters 4H Fairgrounds (Rockville)


  • April 2023

1st Easter Egg Hunt - Rockville Lake

28th - 30th Women's Wellness Retreat - Turkey Run State Park (Marshall)

29th & 30th Bridgeton Rendezvous

29th & 30th Mansfield Village Mushroom Festival


  • May 2023

5th Hobsons Adventure Farm Baby Animal Festival

20th Zoom Town 5k Run (Montezuma)


  • June 2023

2nd - 4th Rosedale Strawberry Festival

3rd & 4th The 17th Annual Miami Indian Gathering (Pow Wow)

3rd Rockville Mainstreet Cruise-in

TBA Parke County Rumble

24th Rockville Brick Street Market

TBA Covered Bridge Antique Power Club Tractor Drive (countywide)

24th Rockville Lake Fireworks (Rockville)


  • July 2023

1st Raccoon Lake SRA Independence Celebration

TBA Montezuma Independence Celebration

TBA Parke County 4-H Fair (Fairgrounds)

4th Rosedale Fireworks


  • August 2023

12th Raccoon Lake SRA Smokey's Birthday Pedal Ride

19th Car Show Rockville Lake Park

26th - 27th Bridgeton Civil War Days


  • September 2023

1st - 30th Covered Bridge Art Association Open Art Show

9th & 10th Bridgeton Milling Days

9th & 10th Mansfield Village Cornbread Festival

23rd - 27th Model T Covered Bridge tour (Countywide)

29th & 30th Newport Hill Climb


  • October 2023

1st Newport Hill Climb

13th - 22nd Parke County Covered Bridge Festival (Countywide)

28th Montezuma Pranks in the park


  • November 2023

24th -26th Bridgeton Country Christmas


  • December 2023

1st & 2nd Rosedale Country Christmas Shop

1st - 3rd Bridgeton Country Christmas2nd & 3rd Rockville Hometown Holidays

TBA Covered Bridge Art Association Holiday Home Tour

Parke County's Covered Bridges (VIDEO)

The "Covered Bridge Capital of the World" is Parke County, Indiana. There are 30 historic covered bridges in the county, which are on the National Register of Historic Places. Every October, there is a festival celebrating the covered bridges of Parke County, starting on the second weekend of the month. Autumn is an especially beautiful time to visit the Midwestern countryside. Fall colors decorate the trees and the weather is mild. The Parke County Covered Bridge Festival is regarded as one of the "Top Fall Festivals in North America" by the Society of American Travel Writers.

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