About Forks of the Wabash Pioneer Festival

Relive life in the mid-1800s. Encampments, military drills, Pioneer Village, and Olde Towne. Observe reenactors as they go about everyday life cooking over open fires and demonstrating traditional craftsmanship and homesteading skills. There is also a Farmers' Market, crafts, antiques, Young’ns Fun area with pioneer games and activities for kids, and a variety of live entertainment on stage and throughout the festival including historic characters, strolling musicians and entertainers. The festival also showcases the pioneering spirit with displays of antique engines, tractors, bicycles and motorcars. Festival hours are Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., with a non-denominational Olde Time Worship Service Sunday morning beginning at 9 a.m.