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Free Fishing, Festivals, and Food Trucks: Tri-State Weekend Top 10 [June 2-4]

If you’re looking for some fun things that your family can do this weekend, look no further! I have compiled a list of ten things that are fun and family friendly, right here in the Tri-State!

The Tri-State Weekend Top Ten give you some insight on what is going on  in the area. Here is the Top Ten for the weekend of June 2nd-4th

Kids having fun on a carnival Carousel


Holy Rosary Summer Social

Thursday from 5-9 PM, Friday and Saturday from 5-10 PM



Price: Free admission (bring cash for rides, food, games, etc.)

Grounds open Thursday from 5-9 PM, Friday and Saturday from 5-10 PM serving cafeteria style home cooked meals from scratch each night from 5-7:30 PM.

Carnival rides, games for all ages, silent auction, quilt raffle, food booths, and more!


Terrier playing with a colourful ball


Vanderburgh Humane Society- Cardio For Canines

June, 3 2017 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM



Price: FREE

Come walk or run with a shelter dog at every Saturday at 8:00 am.  Meet in the VHS rear lobby to pick up a dog and then head to Garvin Park. Participants actually walking the dogs must be 18+, but children & strollers are welcome to tag along.


Google Maps
Google Maps


First Fridays in Haynie’s Corner Arts District

Friday, June 2nd 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm



Price: Free

Enjoy Art, Live Music, Beautiful Architecture, Street Performers, Delicious Food and Drink Samplings as you peruse through Art Galleries, Historic Buildings and Unique Boutique and Retail Spaces.


Scott Jantzen



Tuesday, May 30 – June 3, 2017



Price: FREE but you must purchase tickets to ride.

Boom Squad’s BoomFest End of School Year Carnival is going on all week through Saturday. It’s fun for the entire family. Beer Garden, Rides & Games, Food trucks, and  Performances by multiple drum lines Saturday, June 3rd at 1 pm.




Price: Free

This weekend, in Indiana and Kentucky, residents do not need a fishing license or a trout/salmon stamp to fish the state’s public waters. Check out some of the Southern Indiana public fishing areas here.


Hemera Technologies


Evansville Food Truck Festival

Jun 4, 2017 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM Eastland Mall



Price: General Admission is $5.00

Inaugural Evansville Food Truck Festival featuring food trucks, kids zone , live music, VIP enclosed stage area and more!


Town of Chandler
Town of Chandler


Three Family Friendly Events At Chandler Town Park

Sat, June 3rd begining at 7:30 AM



Price: starts at $5

Looking for some family bonding time? 4 A Better Chandler will be hosting three fun events this weekend at Chandler Town Park that you might like to take part in! This includes a Cinnamon Roll Sale, Free Fishing Tournament, and the Hoopla! Hula Hoop-a-thon.


Ryan O'Bryan
Ryan O’Bryan


Free Friday at the Evansville Museum

Jun 2, 2017 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM



Price: FREE

Stop by the Evansville Museum for  Free Friday! The Museum will be open from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. that evening.  On top of everything the museum has to offer, there will be a Free Friday Open Activity Lab that is a fun, family-friendly activity from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.




Friday After 5

June 2nd at 5PM Owensboro River Center



Price: FREE

Friday After 5 in Downtown Owensboro is a summer-long series of free outdoor concerts held every Friday with entertainment for everyone in the family!

This Friday:Kenergy and Big Rivers Electric present “Caribou”, The “Aqauaducks” on the Don Moore Party at the Pier, “King’s Highway” in the Atmos Energy Courtyard, “Samuel Flynn” on the Overlook and fun at the Kroger Street Fair.


(Google Maps)
(Google Maps)


Toddler Time at Sky Zone

June 4 at 10 AM- 12 PM



Price: $10.00 (one toddler and one parent)

Let your little ones burn off some of that energy at Sky Zone in Evansville. The kiddos will be bouncing under the supervision of their parents, and without interference from the big kids.


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