Why Become an ISFA Member?
Receive a listing in the Indiana Festival Guide and on IndianaFestivals.org, the website for travelers. Network and receive valuable info at the annual workshops and convention. Apply for an ISFA grant and much more!
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Associate Partners Support Festivals
ISFA's 30+ Associate Members are located across Indiana and are ready to join forces with ISFA Festival Members. These companies and organizations provide services for visitors and festivals - helping local events and the Indiana travel experience become better than ever .
The Indiana State Festivals Association is the state’s largest membership organization for festivals and events. ISFA publishes the Indiana Festival Guide each year and maintains this website featuring searchable festival listings.
Over 600 festivals and events receive promotion, leadership and education opportunities as members of ISFA.Click here to learn more
Indiana Festival Website for the Public
Visit ISFA's website for travelers, Indiana’s best online resource for festival info! Over 600 searchable festival and event listings.Click here to visit website
Saturday, April 15, 2017
Indianapolis Marriott East
The Spring Workshop is a day-long educational opportunity offered by ISFA that includes presentations and roundtables to improve your community’s events. Get updates on the Indiana Festival Guide publication and ISFA membership benefits. Register by April 7, 2017!Register
Bring History on Wheels to Your Event!
Bring History on Wheels, a state-of-the-art traveling exhibit to your festival! Discover Indiana's rich automotive heritage through interactive displays on the history of the auto industry, racing and more.For more info
Tell everyone that you are in the 2017 Indiana Festival Guide!
Let everyone know that your festival/organization is featured in the 2017 Indiana Festival Guide. Download the "Find a Festival" icon, post it on your website and link the image to www.IndianaFestivals.org. Image size is 250px by 200px.Download
2017 Road Trip
Join INAF from August 17-19 for a road trip to three of Ohio's finest county fairs. These tree fairs are all quite different in their make-up and focus. Road trip participants will experience each one and learn about how they operate. The road trip includes 2 meals, 2 nights lodging and travel via motor coach. Register by June 17, 2017.Click here to learn more
Upcoming ISFA Board Meetings
Members are welcome to attend all ISFA Board Meetings.
- April 15, 2017 at 2:30pm Indianapolis Marriott East
- July 9, 2017 at 12:30pm with lunch at Indianapolis Marriott East (Reservations required for lunch.)
- November 3, 2017 at 7pm with dinner at Indianapolis Marriott East (Reservations required for dinner.)
- November 4, 2017 at 8:30am Indianapolis Marriott East - ANNUAL MEETING
- November 4, 2017 to follow annual meeting
Events and festivals support a sense of community, and encourage participation by all people. More than 21% of Americans aged 15 and over, and 50% of Americans 65 and older have some type of disability. Review these ADA Resources for Festivals and Events to make sure your event or festival is accessible to all.Click here to learn more
Tips for Writing Festival Grants
There's a lot to thinking about when writing a festival grant. Review this document for the do's and don'ts of grant writing.Click here to learn more
How-To Guide for Planning Festivals & Events
The Indiana State Festivals Association and the Indiana Office of Tourism Development have provided a comprehensive manual to help you plan every stage of your event, from concept to post-festival evaluation.Download PDF
Complete Your ISFA Purchase with PAYPAL
To pay for your Indiana Festival Guide purchase/ISFA membership with a credit card, just click here to go to PAYPAL. Enter in the $ total at the ITEM PRICE and then click on PAY WITH A DEBIT OR CREDIT CARD, OR PAYPAL CREDIT. You do not need to have a PAYPAL account to submit your payment.Pay with Credit Card via PAYPAL