Top 8 reasons you don’t want to miss the Riley festival!

While you may have heard some buzz about the Riley festival you will want to read some of the facts that make it one of the most loved events in the greatest city in the nation!

 Read below for the top 8 reasons you don’t want to miss out on the fun and excitement at this great One of Indiana’s oldest and largest festivals with roots back to the early 1900’s. Greenfield, Indiana hosts thousands of people the first weekend in October each year to celebrate the birthday of the Hoosier Poet, James Whitcomb Riley. With 450 vendors including hand-made items and food vendors from all over the country, you won’t go hungry or run out of items to shop for. We also have feature events like 2 parades, an 1800’s Baseball Game, Queen Pageant (and a “little” pageant too!), a also a beer and wine garden to benefit a local charity. 

2014 Riley festival

The Riley Festival celebrates the great life and work of James Whitcomb Riley, the “Hoosier Poet”. Offering over 450 food, art, and craft vendors, live entertainment, a KidZone, and a beer and wine garden (NEW!)

Top 5 events to see at the festival:: Live entertainment, art for sale and exhibition, Riley FunZone kids area, 75 unit parade, Riley Statue

Riley festival 2014 dates

October 2 to October 5, 2014
Official Twitter Account? Enter it here:: @RileyFestival
Expected Attendance: 35,000+
Sum up your event in 5 words or less:: Fun,friendly,food,shopping, hometown

Openings for vendors still available to purchase?: Yes – some spots open but vendors are prohibited from sales using the festival name
Referred By: http://festivals4fun.com/submit-your-festival-event/

Address of Riley festival

2014 Riley festival address
213 W. Main Street
Greenfield, Indiana, 46140

Past addresses of Riley fest

312 E. Main Street
Greenfield, Indiana, 46140
United States

2013 Riley festival highlights

Riley Dates

The Riley festival is a 4 day celebration with events starting on October 3, 2013

Top 9 reasons to go to the Riley festivities

Top reasons you don’t want to miss the Riley festival! It’s going to be a blast! Don’t miss it!

  1. Join us for screenings
  2. Music fest
  3. Riley fun
  4. food and wine
  5. Live entertainment,
  6. art for sale and exhibition,
  7. Riley FunZone kids area,
  8. 75 unit parade,
  9. Riley Statue

Riley celebration Genre

Music festival, Arts festival, Food or wine, Parade, Holidays

Estimated attendance: 20,000+

Top 9 words associated with the fest

  1. History
  2. hometown
  3. diverse
  4. entertaining
  5. all ages
  6. Fun,
  7. friendly,
  8. food,
  9. shopping
Vending Options

Yes – some spots open but vendors are prohibited from sales using the festival name

Website

2013 Riley Festival information

Name 5 of the top events to see at the festivals: 2 Parades, Old Fashioned 1800’s Baseball Game, Riley FunZone for kids, shopping vendor booths, Photography and Home Arts Dislays
Your top 5 best words to describe your festival or event?: History, hometown, diverse, entertaining, all ages
What type of festival is it? (festival genre): Music festival, Arts festival, Food or wine, Parade, Holidays
Address of festival:
312 E. Main Street
Greenfield, Indiana, 46140
United States
Expected Attendance (optional): 20,000+
Festival / event start date: 10/03/2013
Festival end date (only for multi day events): 06/10/2013
If you have a website, please enter it here (we appreaciate any links back to our website as well. hint, hint): Www.rileyfestival.com
Openings for vendors still available to purchase?: Yes – some spots open but vendors are prohibited from sales using the festival name
Referred By: http://festivals4fun.com/submit-your-festival-event-to-our-list-by-answering-10-questions-describing-your-event/
One of Indiana’s oldest and largest festivals with roots back to the early 1900’s. Greenfield, Indiana hosts thousands of people the first weekend in October each year to celebrate the birthday of the Hoosier Poet, James Whitcomb Riley. With 450 vendors including hand-made items and food vendors from all over the country, you won’t go hungry or run out of items to shop for. We also have feature events like 2 parades, an 1800’s Baseball Game, Queen Pageant (and a “little” pageant too!), a also a beer and wine garden to benefit a local charity. (

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