Dubois County is a summer haven, bustling with vibrant festivals that celebrate the community’s rich heritage, diverse culture, and lively spirit. Nestled among rolling hills and picturesque landscapes, these festivals, large & small, offer something for everyone. Here’s a glimpse of what you can expect at the summer festivals in Dubois County for 2024.

St. Henry Heinrichsdorf Fest  (June 14-15, 2024) Known for their famous BBQ Chicken, Pork Chop or Fried Chicken, St. Henry welcomes you to celebrate with them June 14 & 15 at their annual community festival. Kids can enjoy bounce houses & kids games. Plan a night out to enjoy entertainment by Songbird DJ on Friday night and the band Sweetwater on Saturday night.

Ferdinand Heimatfest, June 21-22, 2024 Centered around 18th Street Park and the Ferdinand Community Center, the Heimatfest celebrates community with a variety of activities, live entertainment, and delicious food options that are sure to delight attendees of all ages. Click here for a list of events taking place.

Family Fun Fest (June 22, 2024) The NEWEST festival in Dubois County will take place around the downtown square featuring fun activities for all ages! Activities include, a scavenger hunt throughout the downtown stores, bounce houses, kids games & more to  keep kids entertained from 10am – 2pm.

Celestine Streetfest (June 29, 2024) Although small, the Celestine Streetfest packs a big punch with its community-centric festivities. Highlights include food booths & activities including a car show, tractor pull for all ages, and a 5K run/walk that bring together locals and visitors alike​. Don’t miss Live music by The Boot Scoots, playing Saturday, June 29 starting at 7:30pm followed by popular Boogie Toons DJ.

Dubois County Pride Festival (June 29, 2024) Join us at the Jasper Riverwalk – Dave Buehler Plaza to celebrate diversity and inclusion at the Dubois County Pride Festival.  Join us for an unforgettable day of unity, love, learning & acceptance. The festival offers fun activities for all ages, a variety of food trucks, live music & entertainment, and vendor booths. 

Dubois County 4H Fair (July 15-19, 2024) The Dubois County 4-H fair is packed with various activities and events that cater to all age groups. Key highlights include livestock shows, 4-H project exhibitions, and a variety of entertainment options such as carnival rides, games, live performances. Also, enjoy a wide range of food vendors offering traditional fair treats and local cuisine​. Click here for events

Jasper Strassenfest (August 1-4, 2024) One of the most iconic events in Dubois County, the Jasper Strassenfest, transforms downtown Jasper into a lively celebration of German heritage. The festival features:

Live Music and Entertainment: Multiple stages with continuous performances ranging from traditional German music to contemporary bands.
Cultural Activities: Polka dancing, traditional German songs, and performances by local children.
Food and Drink: A plethora of food booths offering German delicacies, beer gardens, and a new regional BBQ competition. Click for a map of food booths
Family Fun: Carnival rides, games, and a parade on Sunday that adds to the festive atmosphere​
A Variety of Events & Contests – check full list here  –

Log Sawing at Strassenfest
Log Sawing at Strassenfest

St. Anthony Fireman’s Fest  (August 17, 2024) With the motto, “Come Early, Stay Late!”, the St. Anthony Fire Dept. welcomes you to enjoy a full day of fun on Saturday, August 17, 2024. The day kicks off with the Show & Shine Car, Truck, & Motorcycle show and the popular, BBQ Contest! Beginning at 4pm, fried chicken meals are available into the evening with live entertainment by Studebakers (6:30-8:30pm) & The Rumors(9pm-midnight) to end the night! Kids games & activities will also take place.

Summer in Dubois County is a time of celebration, community, and fun. Whether you’re indulging in German culture at the Jasper Strassenfest, enjoying the local charm of the Celestine Streetfest, or celebrating diversity at the Pride Festival, there’s something for everyone. Plan your visit and experience the vibrant spirit of Dubois County this summer.

RWB Music Festival (August 24, 2024) The 4th Annual Red, White, & Brauen Music Fest is moving to League Stadium in Huntingburg, Indiana, with the most power-packed lineup yet. TRACE ADKINS, The Kentucky Headhunters, War Hippies, and Tyler Reese Trittare coming to town for an event unlike any other in the region.

Purchase tickets online at www.rwbmusicfest.com!

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