The sun is peaking out, the weather is warming up - and people are excited to get outside and enjoy the fresh air. This spring, one of the best ways to get out and about is with Spring Festivals - below is a guide to what Hamilton County, Indiana festivals are happening this season. Enjoy!

Second Saturdays - April 10, May 8, June 12 - Celebrate the Second Saturdays of each month in the Carmel Arts & Design District! Many businesses offer discounts and promotions. See art, shop, dine and simply enjoy a fun afternoon.

Hoosier Hot Shots Music Festival - April 17 - Live music, workshops and fun are the theme of this annual event, hosted in quaint downtown Arcadia.

Gallery Walk - April 17 & May 28 - Leisurely stroll through the art galleries of the Carmel Arts & Design District to enjoy fine local art, wine and appetizers.

First Fridays - May 7, June 4 - Gather with friends and family on the First Friday of each month (May - December).  The event is held on the Historic Noblesville Square.

Arcadia May Festival - May 15-16 - Crafts, a flea market, food, a car show, games & a moonwalk for the kids will all be apart of this two-day event in downtown Arcadia.

Civil War Days at Conner Prairie - May 15-16 - Watch eyes grow wide when horses charge and cannons roar as reenactors from across the country bring an 1860s battle to life.

Indiana Festival - June 5-6 - Discover Indiana's rich cultural heritage as you laugh, dance, stomp, stare, sway and weave your way through this fun-filled weekend. Hosted at Conner Prairie Interactive History Park.

Sheridan Fireside Tales - June 5 - Meet at Biddle Memorial Park in Sheridan to enjoy a hog roast, a variety show with a kitchen band, magicians and storytelling. Free admission, bring your own blankets, chairs - and, of course, a picnic!