The 2017 Indiana Festival Guide is Now Closed

You can still become an ISFA member and receive a website listing for your festival or organization. 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 .

About ISFA

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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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

ADA Resources

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.

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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.

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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.

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Complete Your 2017 ISFA Purchase with PAYPAL

To pay for your 2017 ISFA Membership and/or 2017 Indiana Festival Guide purchase 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.

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