Browse a list of events, festivals and fun things to do in Hamilton County, Indiana this May.

Note: all event information is accurate at the time of posting. Please check with event organizer's websites and social media channels to get the most up-to-date information on event cancellations and postponements.


Kenny Chesney: Here and Now Tour

May 5
This performance opens the 2022 concert season at Ruoff Music Center. View the full concert schedule.

Carmel Farmers Market Opening Day

May 7
This weekly farmers market is held at Carter Green, next to The Palladium through Oct. 29.

Fishers Farmers Market Opening Day

May 7
This weekly farmers market is NPD AMP in the Nickel Plate District through Sept. 24

Meet Me On Main

May 14
This monthly event is held in the Carmel Arts & Design District and includes live music, face painting and caricatures and businesses staying open until 9 p.m.

Heritage Breeds Week

May 15-22
Conner Prairie holds a week-long celebration of their unique livestock with fun and educational activities.

Art of Wine

May 21
Held in the Carmel Arts & Design District, enjoy wine al fresco and take in unique art.

Indiana Peony Festival

May 21
Held in Seminary Park, this festival offers peony judging, floral arranging, bouquet off, peony growers, food trucks and art vendors.

Rock the Junction Craft Beer & Music Festival

May 21
Features approximately 20+ Indiana breweries and wineries and multiple bands.

Friday Summer Concerts at Blackhawk Winery and Vineyard

May 27
Enjoy a fun evening of music while sipping one of our selections of wine.

Forest Park Aquatic Center Opening Day 

May 28
Surf the FlowRider, float the lazy river to tube down the adventure slides at The Waterpark.

The Waterpark Opening Day

May 28
The Olympic-sized pool also offers a zipline, diving boards and a waterslide.

Grand Run

May 30
Compete in the half marathon, 10K, 5K or kids run that start and finish on the 400-acre Grand Park Sports Campus.

For more events in Hamilton County, check out our calendar. Be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to see what's happening in #VisitHC.