Festival Fun Weekend – Global Fest & Apple Popcorn Festival

Festival Fun Weekend! Lafayette-West Lafayette Weekend Update! Looking for a fun Indiana weekend getaway? Or do you live in this area and are looking for entertainment close by? Check out the endless possibilities for fun events happening this upcoming weekend in or near Lafayette-West Lafayette, Indiana.

This Saturday, September 15, learn about cultures from around the world at Global Fest in West Lafayette. Global Fest is a street festival with Columbia and Chauncey Streets serving as the backdrop for the celebration! Enjoy and explore world cultures through music, dance, crafts, displays and international food. Continuous stage entertainment, cultural displays and children’s activities are among the free activities.

Global Fest

More festival fun is taking place 15 minutes north of Lafayette in a small town, Brookston. It’s the 40th Annual Apple Popcorn Festival. Two all-American favorites play center stage on a day brimming with activities, including: over 200 craft booths, contests, entertainment, music & a great variety of food booths. There are yard sales galore all through town. This is the time to celebrate the local harvest, rich with apples and popcorn. Come with your friends and family and enjoy the day.

Kent’s Cucurbits planting pumpkins for the Apple Popcorn Festival!

For more information about these events and other events happening this weekend in Lafayette-West Lafayette, check out our website at HomeOfPurdue.com.

Festival Fun Weekend Update: OUTfest and Global Fest

OUTfest

OUTfest

Festival Weekend Fun Update! Looking for a fun Indiana weekend getaway? Or do you live in this area and are looking for entertainment close by?  This is the weekend we have been waiting for in Lafayette-West Lafayette because it is full of exciting, entertaining festivals that will bring joy and laughter to so many people.

2 major festivals are taking place this weekend, OUTfest and Global Fest! On Saturday, September 17, from 4-midnight, head downtown Lafayette, to participate in a celebration of diversity for all. OUTfest features live bands and DJs, food, information booths, beer gardens, a family area, dancing, light-hearted drag entertainment, extended hours for local downtown businesses, and much more! Make sure you don’t miss a night of great entertainment.  Check out the list of entertainers here: http://outfest.pridelafayette.org/about/entertainment/.

Global Fest

Global Fest

The fun doesn’t stop there! Also on Saturday from 11-7pm, celebrate our diverse ethnicity at Global Fest in West Lafayette. In its 21st year, Global Fest is heading outdoors.   This festival will take place on Columbia and Chauncey Streets as the backdrop for the celebration! Enjoy and explore world cultures through music, dance, crafts, displays and international food. Continuous stages of entertainment, cultural displays and children’s activities are among the free activities. Don’t forget to get your passport stamped!  Admission is free.

For more information about these events and other special “happenings” in Lafayette-West Lafayette, check out our website at www.HomeOfPurdue.com.

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Weekend Update: 20th Annual Global Fest & Farm Country Fair

Global Fest

Global Fest

Weekend Update! Looking for a fun Indiana weekend getaway? Or do you live in this area and are looking for entertainment close by? Check out the endless possibilities for fun events happening this upcoming weekend in or near Lafayette-West Lafayette, Indiana.

Where can you find a multitude of cultural diversity and learn about all the diverse cultures of our community? The 20th Annual Global Fest held on Saturday, September 5, from 10 am – 7 pm at the Morton Center.  Enjoy this celebration of West Lafayette’s many cultures with ethnic food, imported handcrafts, free entertainment, and cultural booths. This is a great place to bring your children or friends to learn about cultures from all over the world.

Calves at The Farm 2015.2It’s back! The Country Fair at the Farm at Prophetstown State Park located within Prophetstown State Park! The line-up of special events includes a draft horse team, pie eating contest, wood stove demos, folk music by Joe Peters and Linda Hicks, games, blacksmith, trolley rides, antique farm equipment and more! Meet Mr. Bojangles (miniature horse), feed the chickens, pet the sheep, and admire the beautiful horses and cows! We can’t forget the pigs! They may be smelly, but watch them lay around, eat and oink!

Country FairFor more information about these events and other special “happenings” in Lafayette-West Lafayette, check out our website at www.HomeOfPurdue.com.

Happy Labor Day Weekend! Global Fest & Mosey Down Main Street

Happy Labor Day Weekend!  Can you believe Labor Day weekend is already upon us?  Where has the summer gone? If you are looking for a host of fun events taking place this upcoming weekend, look no further than Lafayette-West Lafayette, Indiana.

Global Fest

Global Fest

Celebrate diversity this Saturday, August 31, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. during Global Fest at the Morton Community Center.  Ethnic food, imported handcrafts, free entertainment and cultural booths will highlight this day of fun.  Bring the kids to learn about the diverse cultures our community has to offer and to taste the different selections of ethnic cuisine.

Mosey Down Main Street

Mosey Down Main Street

Come out and celebrate the last Mosey Down Main Street for the summer season this Saturday, August 31, from 6:00 p.m. to midnight.  This evening of fun includes three stages of music, outdoor food, beer, and wine sales as well as street performers, sidewalk chalk and hand made Hula hoops, Drum circles and DJ’s, belly dancers, and balloon animals.  The site to watch is the belly dancers as they sway and move to the beat of drummers.  Also, many of the local shops stay open late to give visitors an opportunity to browse and purchase the perfect gift.

For more information about these events and other special “happenings” in Lafayette-West Lafayette, check out our website at www.HomeOfPurdue.com