First Friday
Free, arts-based open house in downtown Kokomo held on the first Friday of every month with fun themes and family activities. Find latest First Friday happenings on social media — Twitter and Facebook.

Chocolate Celebration
Indulge in irresistible treats at this event celebrating all things chocolate! You’ll find every chocolate creation imaginable and even some you can’t! Chocolate lasagna? Yes, you’ll find it at Chocolate Celebration. Held the first Friday in February.

Greatest Spectacle in Tasting
Sample fine wines, microbrews, and craft beers. Enjoy silent auction, local food, and live music. Ages 21 & over. Held mid-May at Bona Vista.

Strawberry Festival
Amish-made shortcake, ice cream, strawberries and whipped cream piled high in a bowl. What could be better? Well, enjoying that strawberry shortcake out in the sun while listening to live music! And that’s what you’ll find — and so much more — at the annual Strawberry Festival in downtown Kokomo. Held the first Friday in June.

Kokomo Summer Concert Series
Enjoy well-known bands and musicians from around the country at the Kokomo Arts Pavilion in Foster Park. All concerts are free. Held June to August.

Russiaville Summer Fest
Parade, car show, rides, food, arts & crafts, antique tractors, live entertainment, kid’s activities. Held in June in Downtown Russiaville.

Howard County Fair
4-H exhibits, demonstrations, food vendors, carnival rides, live entertainment, music, queen pageant, and much more. Held mid-July at the Howard County Fairgrounds in Greentown.

Haynes Apperson Festival
Celebrate Kokomo’s automotive heritage with car shows, parade, rides, food, live entertainment, sports festival, and concerts. Held 4th of July weekend in Foster Park in Downtown Kokomo.

Winding Creek Bluegrass Festival
Local and national bluegrass bands and musicians, workshops, arts & crafts vendors, food and drink. Held in mid-August in western Howard County.

Koh-Koh-Mah Living History Encampment
18th Century arts & crafts, food, music, demonstrations, and battle re-enactments. Held in mid-September in western Howard County.

Christmas at the Seiberling Mansion
Tour the Seiberling Mansion, adorned with elaborate holiday decorations & thousands of holiday lights — inside and out. Held the Saturday after Thanksgiving through December.

Kokomo New Year’s Eve Celebration
Ring in the New Year with annual ball drop, music, and fireworks. Held on the Courthouse Square in downtown Kokomo.