Who can say no to a 3 day weekend? If you have yet to plan a trip and still unsure of where to go, Richmond & Wayne County has bustling events, activities and more to fulfill your Labor Day Weekend! Spend the weekend rewarding yourself with entertaining theater, unique shopping, live music, and delicious food!
The Misadventures of Martin Hathaway - Friday, August 30th
Take a trip through space and time during this on stage depiction of The Misadventures of Martin Hathaway. In this steam-punk fantasy adventure, a hapless young history teacher falls through Space and Time to land upon Airship Captain Daisy Fitzgerald McNamara's coffee table and into the middle of an adventure larger than he could ever dream. Follow along as he joins the eccentric crew and discovers his destiny.
Olive Hill Farm Craft Show - Friday, August 30th
Fall is quickly approaching and now is the perfect time to start planning your decorations! If your style is more of a rustic & farmhouse feel, then we have the perfect shopping experience for you! At the Olive Hill Farm and Craft Show, fall decor abounds! Endless fall decor from primitive wood items, pumpkins, scarecrows, rusty metal and much more, you’ll find items perfect for all your decorating needs!
Chalk Fest - Saturday, August 31st
Imagine the sidewalks of Downtown Richmond overtaken by colorful creativity displaying amazing chalk artwork! That’s what you’ll find at Chalk Fest! Chalk Fest is a completely free and family-friendly art event in Downtown Richmond. The event includes free chalk for all participants, and prizes for the winners of each category. Not an artist? That’s okay, feel free to walk around and marvel at the colorful depictions laid out along the sidewalks.
Richmond International Food Fest - Saturday, August 31st
Get your taste buds, ready and your dancing shoes on, and come out for a fun night of culture, food, live music, and more! Your taste buds will be watering as Richmond International Food Fest includes food trucks featuring Brazil, Venezuela, Chinese, Mexican, Japanese, El Salvador, Italian and more! This family friendly event also provides a community health clinic, live music, kids activities, dancing and so much more!
When you’re craving adventure, consider one of our many themed trails! All brochures are available at the Old National Road Welcome Center located at 5701 National Rd. E, Richmond, IN.
The Heartland Wine and Ale Trail - Sip and savor local flavor on the Wine and Ale Trail that features local wineries and breweries in eastern Indiana and western Ohio.
The Chocolate Trail - During your day trip or overnight stay, stop by the Old National Road Welcome Center and ask for the “Chocolate Passport.” This magical passport takes you around Wayne County to several locally owned businesses and gets you free chocolate samples! Yum!
Antique Alley One & Two - Wayne County, Indiana is one of the premiere antique destinations in the Midwest. These two trails with take you through the twists and turns of Wayne County and parts of western Ohio all while leading you to your next great find at one of our many locally owned antique shops.
Whether you are shopping, dining, dancing or drawing, Wayne County makes the perfect weekend getaway. Book a room night or two at one of our many lodging facilities and you'll be leaving Wayne County feeling relaxed and re-energized!