About Navy Bean Fall Festival & Seaplane Splash-in
Rising Sun is host to the Navy Bean Fall Festival and Seaplane Splash-in. Presented by Rising Sun Main Street, the event features "Beans & Bands" along the Ohio River. Free event admission. Opens Friday at 5:00 p.m. with live music, amusement rides, arts/crafts/food vendors, and kids' activities. A cup of navy bean soup and cornbread is available for a small charge while supplies lasts. Saturday morning festivities kick-off with the traditional Navy Bean Parade through downtown Rising Sun. Navy bean soup & cornbread, vendors, amusement rides, bands and kids activities run from noon-10 p.m. (Soup available while it lasts.) Seaplane rides by Mac's Seaplane Service are available at a discounted rate throughout the event. Charge for amusement rides. For more information, contact (812) 438-2750. Tourist information is available through the Rising Sun/Ohio County Visitors Center at (812) 438-4933. The Navy Bean Festival, Rising Sun Main Street, and Rising Sun/Ohio County Tourism is on Facebook. Band info will be posted to navybeanfestival.org when available. Sponsors include: City of Rising Sun, Ohio County Convention, Tourism and Visitors Commission, Hurst Beans, and others.