Parke County Covered Bridge Festival Oct 14 - 23, 2016
This countywide festival is Indiana's largest festival.
Headquartered on the courthouse lawn in Rockville, Indiana, since 1957, you will find food served by many of the non-profit organizations of the county. A mammoth tent and streets around the courthouse are filled with crafters and vendors. Bridgeton offers a wide array of crafters and vendors, a gristmill, the 1878 House, and Case Log Cabin.The Historic Mansfield Roller Mill, Mansfield Bridge, Mansfield Civic Center and hundreds of vendors and crafters are open daily in Mansfield Village. Montezuma is home to the "Hog Roast", site of the Historic Wabash and Erie Canal. Mecca has a tent of handmade items for your purchasing and is located at the Mecca Bridge One Room Schoolhouse.The Florida Civic Center in Rosedale provides items for your browsing and purchasing. This is a great location to find the treasure you might not find anywhere else. Tangier Community serves that "world famous" buried beef that is a delicacy of the festival. Bloomingdale, a Quaker Community, prepares Homemade Apple Butter at the Friends Church. Bellmore with it's thousands of pumpkins, mums and lots of antiques too. Many other roads throughout the county will take you to places that have crafters, vendors and activities.