Top Events in Anderson Madison County: August 2021

Events are starting to return to Anderson Madison County and we are so excited to see you there!

All event information is subject to change. Please check the website or social media pages of the event’s organizers for the most up-to-date information.


Soul Fest
Date: August 5th-8th
Location: Warren Miller Park – Anderson, IN
Grab your friends and head out to Warren Miller Park for 4 days of all sorts of fun, including live music, a BBQ competition, car shows, vendors, rides, a hot wing eating competition, and MORE!

Markleville Jamboree
Date: August 6th-7th
Location: Markleville Community Park – Markleville, IN
Experience small town charm at the “Sunflowers Fields” Markleville Jamboree! Attend the events, shop the booths, eat some delicious food, listen to free stage entertainment, and much more!
Friday, August 6th: 6-10PM; Saturday, August 7th: 9AM-10PM; Sunday, August 8th: 11AM tractor pull
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Jeeps on Meridian
Date: August 7th
Time: 5PM
Location: Meridian Street – Anderson, IN
Head down to Meridian Street by Dickmann Town Center for live music by Jai Baker, food trucks, raffle prizes, and of course, Jeeps!

Murat Shrine Night
Date: August 7th
Time: 3:30PM – Pit Gates Open, 7:30PM – Heats
Location: Anderson Speedway – Anderson, IN
Racing divisions: McGunegil Engine Late Models. ThunderCars, Marcum Welding Front Wheel Drives, Legends
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Summer Concert Series: Seth Cook
Date: August 8th  
Time: 5-8PM
Location: Dickmann Town Center – Anderson, IN
Bring your lawn chairs and sit around the stage at Dickmann Town Center for the 4th concert of the Summer Concert Series put on by Mayor Broderick and Anderson Parks and Recreation!

The Miracle Worker
Date: August 12th-15th
Time: August 12th-14th – 7:30-9:30PM, August 15th – 3-5PM
Location: The Alley Theatre – Anderson, IN
Experience The Alley Theatre’s production of this three-act stage play, featuring the story of Helen Keller and the “miracle” experience she had when connecting with her governess, Annie Sullivan.
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Summer Concert Series: My Yellow Rickshaw
Date: August 13th
Time: 7:30PM
Location: Dickmann Town Center – Anderson, IN
Bring your lawn chairs and sit around the stage at Dickmann Town Center for the 5th concert of the Summer Concert Series put on by Mayor Broderick and Anderson Parks and Recreation!

Dan Patch Stakes
Date: August 13th
Time: 6:30PM – First Post
Location: Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing & Casino – Anderson, IN
Join spectators at Harrah’s Hoosier Park for world-class horse racing at one of the biggest stakes races of the year!

CRA Street Stock 150/CRA Late Model Sportsman 100
Date: August 14th
Time: 1:30PM – Pit Gates Open, 7:30PM – Heats
Location: Anderson Speedway – Anderson, IN
Racing divisions: Van Hoy Oil CRA Street Stocks, VORES Welding & Steel CRA Late Model Sportsman, Midwest Champ Karts, Victory Custom Trailers CRA Junior Late Models
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Elwood Glass Festival
Date: August 20th-22nd
Location: Callaway Park
Started in 1971, the Elwood Glass Festival was created to celebrate and showcase the beautiful art glass of the area. Head out to Callaway Park for this family-friendly festival, which will feature carnival rides, a parade, food vendors, factory tours, collectibles, demonstrations, and MORE!
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California Surf
Date: August 21st
Time: 7PM
Location: Paramount Theatre – Anderson, IN
Hear the songs of the Beach Boys performed by former long-time Beach Boys’ band members Bobby Figueroa, Sterling Smith, Ed Carter, Randell Kirsch, and Christin Love!
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Way Out Beer Fest
Date: August 21st
Time: 3:30-7:30PM
Location: Main Street – Lapel, IN
Join Pax Verum Brewing Co. And Indiana on Tap for the Inaugural Way Out Beer Fest on downtown Main Street in Lapel! The event will feature unlimited samples from 20+ breweries, wineries, and distilleries, focusing on unique and unusual “way out” beers.
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Summer Concert Series: Kandis & Friends
Date: August 22nd  
Time: 2-5PM
Location: Dickmann Town Center – Anderson, IN
Bring your lawn chairs and sit around the stage at Dickmann Town Center for the 6th concert of the Summer Concert Series put on by Mayor Broderick and Anderson Parks and Recreation!

Tesla
Date: August 24th
Time: 7:30PM
Location: Paramount Theatre – Anderson, IN
Don’t miss out on the bluesy and soulful tunes of Tesla at the Paramount Theatre!
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Summer Concert Series: Living Proof
Date: August 27th   
Time: 7:30PM
Location: Dickmann Town Center – Anderson, IN
Bring your lawn chairs and sit around the stage at Dickmann Town Center for the 7th concert of the Summer Concert Series put on by Mayor Broderick and Anderson Parks and Recreation!

Season Championships
Date: August 28th
Time: 2:30PM – Pit Gates Open, 7:30PM – Features
Location: Anderson Speedway – Anderson, IN
Racing divisions: McGunegill Engine Late Models, ThunderCars, Marcum Welding Front Wheel Drives, Hart’s Auto Center Ford Division, Thunder Roadsters, Legends
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