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Festival of the Trail

  • Highland Public Library 2841 Jewett Avenue Highland, IN, 46322 United States (map)

Downtown Highland will be the site of the 2019 Highland Festival of the Trail on Saturday, October 5th, from 11:00 am until 3:00 pm. This year's event, hosted by Highland Main Street and the Highland Redevelopment Commission, will be on Jewett Street, from Kennedy Avenue to 4th Street (location of the Highland branch of the LC Public Library). Admission to the festival is free.

This year’s festival will feature artists, art-related and artisan product vendors. Food options at the festival include local food trucks. In addition, visitors will have Downtown Highland’s eleven restaurants within easy walking distance, including Sip Coffee and Pierogi Fest-renowned Dan’s Pierogies on Jewett Street itself.

There will also be live music at the Mural Alcove throughout the festival, featuring the Highland High Camerata Orchestra, Dominic Ruffalo & Weary Bones Bluegrass Band. In addition to the vendors, food and entertainment the event will feature a Farmer's Market, hosted by Zandstra's Farm and Greenhouse.

On that day, Downtown Highland will also play host to the Highland Fire Department annual Open House on Highway Avenue and 4th Street, providing a great family-friendly atmosphere for visitors. For shoppers, there will also be October Sidewalk Sale- Downtown Highland at several Highland businesses throughout the downtown.

In the event of bad weather, the festival will be held in the greenhouse of Zandstra’s Farm and Greenhouse, located at 10202 Kennedy Avenue.

On social media, the festival can be followed through the hash tag #2019HighlandFOTT.

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