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Beans & Bands Along the Ohio River

The Navy Bean Fall Festival features live music, arts & crafts vendors, amusement rides, kids' activities and a Seaplane Splash-in. 

Amusement rides open on Friday, October 11 beginning at 5:00 p.m. while navy beans and cornbread will be served. Seven Bridges-Eagles Tribute Band takes the stage from 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. From 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., Chuck Brisbin and the Tuna Project performs. 

Saturday's festivities begin with a parade at 11:00 a.m. Rides open at noon. Beans and cornbread are served until sold out. 

The Stampede String Band performs from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Additional entertainment includes: Black Bone Cat from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.; The Menus from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.; and Rusty Griswolds from 8:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.

The Navy Bean Fall Festival is free and open to the public. A fee is charged for amusement rides and the navy beans and cornbread. Proceeds go back into the festival. 

Additional information is available on the website.

Tourist information is available at the Ohio County Tourism Visitors Center by calling (812) 438-4933 or logging on to

Navy Bean Fall Festival and Rising Sun-Ohio County Tourism can be found on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. 

Contact Information

Navy Bean Fall Festival
PO Box 112, 100 South Walnut Street
Rising Sun, IN 47040

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31st Navy Bean Fall Festival

Dates: Oct 11–12, 2019

Visitor Information

  • Handicapped accessible

Things To Do

  • Live music
  • amusement rides
  • 5K
  • arts & crafts vendors
  • Saturday morning parade
  • navy beans & cornbread along the Ohio River.

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