Live music, festivals, local dining, eclectic nightlife and boutique shopping — you’ll find it all in beautiful downtown Kokomo. Set against a backdrop of historic buildings and public art spaces, the city center is home to unique experiences and tastes.

Art and music are at the heart of the downtown experience. Whether you appreciate traditional arts, modern arts or public art, it’s all here for you to find. You’ll find live music at the outdoor amphitheater in Foster Park or nearby at the Rhum Academy of Music.

Several downtown establishments are also part of the live music scene in downtown Kokomo, including The Coterie where you’ll find hand-crafted cocktails. Downtown is also home to Bind Café, named the Coolest Coffee Shop in Indiana.

Downtown Kokomo is a haven for boutique shopping. You’ll find timeless treasures at Studio Black Antiques. Stylish shoppers will love Lux Boutique, P.F. Hendricks and Cobalt Charm. For a retro shopping experience, stop in at Kokomo Toys & Collectibles for vintage toys. Stop next door at American Dream HiFi for vintage vinyls and eclectic art.

Local flavor
With all the unique offerings, you’ll want more than just a taste of downtown Kokomo. You’ll find upscale, chef-inspired dining at Marble the Steakhouse and a variety of casual fare at favorites like Wings Etc., Foxes Trail and Main Street Café. Looking for something outside American cuisine? Try Oscar’s Pizza, 3 Amigos Mexican Restaurant or Cook McDoogal’s Irish Pub.

Though you’ve likely had your fill, there’s always room to indulge your sweet tooth at Gingerbread House Bakery and Jamie’s Soda Fountain. Want to wash it all down with cocktails and local brews? A visit to Tin Man Brewing and The Coterie are in order.

All this and so much more. Learn more and keep up-to-date with downtown happenings with the Kokomo Downtown District’s Facebook page.