Things to Do / Attractions
Wayne County Indiana has a unique community of Amish. Amish buggies are a normal occurrence on select Wayne County roadways and you can stop by the Amish Market in Fountain City to enjoy homemade Amish goods.
The Wayne County Convention and Tourism Bureau Announces The 4th Annual Children’s Postcard Contest
Contest begins Wednesday, March 29th and runs through Friday, April 21st. A parent or guardian will need to sign an entry form for each child. Forms can be picked up at the Old National Road Welcome Center, 5701 National Road East, downloaded from our website VisitRichmond.org and will be distributed through area local schools. Completed designs must be returned to the Welcome Center by 4 p.m. on Friday, April 21st. Winner will be announced Saturday, May 6th during the Bureau’s National Tourism Week Kick-Off Celebration during a special ceremony recognizing the contest’s 3 winners.
2016 Painted Piano Trail!
The Festival of Murals is a program of public art activities that includes an annual mural competition and other public art projects in Wayne County, Indiana since 2010. This year the painted piano trail will take the place of the mural's on local walls.
Six artists have painted on piano replicas that are functional as public benches. These artistic public art pieces, suitable for outdoor or indoor use, will be placed throughout Wayne County, Indiana and become part of the Painted Piano Trail. Each piano will feature a QR code that can be scanned with a smartphone to learn more information.
The Painted Piano Trail is officially endorsed by the state of Indiana's Bicentennial Commission and in conjunction with the InRich.us Starr Piano Festival event. The festival will establish the first world record of continuous piano playing on a Starr Piano. The InRich.us Starr Piano Festival will occur September 9-17, 2016.
Winning Piano Designs:
1st Place - Mark Gardner
2nd Place - Carvin Rinehart
3rd Place - Carly Dee and Cassy Mattingly
The arts & performing arts is a popular attraction in Wayne County, Indiana. From local plays at Civic Theatre to live music from the Symphony and famous artists at the Richmond Art Museum, you won't be disappointed in Wayne County, Indiana!!
Richmond and Wayne County's self-guided journey down the Chocolate Trail takes you to one-of-a-kind bistros, cafes, local chocolatier and candy shops/factories, historic homes, a winery, intriguing gift shops and more.
From gourmet hand-painted chocolates to wonderous candies and pastries, your sweet tooth will be well served.
Chocolate is featured at each stop and is presented in many different forms.
The chocolate trail is available to explore and taste year-round.
To receive your FREE chocolate samples, you must present a Chocolate Trail Passport which can be obtained at:
The Old National Road Welcome Center
5701 National Road E. (U.S. 40),
Wine & ale lovers will not want to miss the St. Patty events hosted by our Heartland Wine & Ale Trail businesses. Firehouse BBQ & Blues and Roscoe's Coffee Bar & Tap Room will be featuring "Lucky Clurichaun" a green reisling wine made by Melton Renzulli Wines served on March 17th & 18th or you can order by the bottle by contacting Adam at firstname.lastname@example.org. Available now thru March 18th. Kennedy Vineyard is offering green wine slushies on March 17th to celebrate St. Patrick's Day--You can sip your slushy indoors or take advantage of the beautiful country setting on their outdoor patio.
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Richmond | Wayne County, Indiana is full of Kid Friendly Fun! Bring the entire family as you enjoy these fun activities. Enjoy the Enchanted Fairy Trail, Fossil Trail, chocolate Trail and many more family friendly activities!
Richmond | Wayne County, Indiana has a vast array of Museums and History. From History Museums to Art Museums and everything in between, you'll be sure to learn something new!
Did you know Richmond, Indiana has the only two permanent mummy displays in the state of Indiana?
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