Wednesday, July 28th 9:39pm - Saturday, July 31st 9:39pm

Faeries, Sprites, & Lights

During this multi-day event, children are encouraged to come dressed in their best magical faerie attire as they imagine and play in a magical faerie wonderland. Families can enjoy craft kits, live music and dancing, a bubble garden, and much more throughout our enchanted Oakhurst Gardens.

Oakhurst Gardens
$5

Saturday, July 31st 7:00pm

Moonlight Movies - E.T. The Extra Terrestrial

Free family movies return to DWNTWN! Join us at Canan Commons for two fabulous movies this summer! There will be no pre-show activities this season. Canan Commons is located in the 500 block of south Walnut Street near the roundabout. Movies begin at 7 pm.

Guests are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chairs and bug spray. Vendors will be on-site with light snacks. We encourage social distancing during activities at Canan Commons and masks are encouraged as well. Moonlight Movies is a weather-permitting event. 

Canan Commons
Free

Thursday, August 5th 8:00pm

After Hours Reels - Rocketman

Muncie Downtown Development Partnership will host outdoor After Hours Art Reels following the First Thursday Gallery Walks in June–September. Films will be projected onto the MutualBank wall on Charles St at dusk. Seating will be available on the Fickle Peach patio area located at 117 E Charles St for guests who are 21 and up. Viewers who are not yet 21 can watch the films from the sidewalk surrounding the patio area. 

117 E Charles St
Free

Saturday, August 7th 7:00pm

Muncie Three Trails Music Series - Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper

Come out to Canan Commons for free public concerts by critically acclaimed national recording artists.

Canan Commons
Free

Saturday, August 14th 7:00pm

Moonlight Movies - The Goonies

Free family movies return to DWNTWN! Join us at Canan Commons for two fabulous movies this summer! There will be no pre-show activities this season. Canan Commons is located in the 500 block of south Walnut Street near the roundabout. Movies begin at 7 pm.

Guests are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chairs and bug spray. Vendors will be on-site with light snacks. We encourage social distancing during activities at Canan Commons and masks are encouraged as well. Moonlight Movies is a weather-permitting event. 

Canan Commons
Free

Until August 15, 2021

Bob Ross at Home – Artist, Teacher, Friend

Join us at Bob Ross at Home – Artist, Teacher, Friend to view and enjoy many Bob Ross original paintings never before seen on public view. Bringing together paintings from private individuals, artwork from Minnetrista’s own museum collection, and photographs of Bob Ross, this exhibit will be a one-of-a-kind experience you won’t want to miss!

Minnetrista
Free

Wednesday, August 18th 7:00pm - 10:30pm

Rock the Halls

Rock the Halls is an annual welcome back event that we host in the Fall for students on the first day of Move-In. We'll have food, crafts, games, and a movie night when the sun goes down.

Stu West Green, Deho Beach and the North Firepit
Free

Wednesday, August 25th 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Latinx Student Union Call-Out Meeting

LSU's Call Out meeting of the Fall Semester! Come join us for some fun activities and get to learn more about us and your peers!

Student Center Multipurpose Room

Thursday, September 2nd 7:00pm

Home Game - Ball State Football vs. Western Illinois

Come support your fellow Cardinals as they face off against Western Illinois. Don't forget to wear your Ball State gear to show off your BSU pride!

Scheumann Stadium

Tuesday, September 7th 9:00pm

After Hours Art Reels - 2001: A Space Odyssey

Muncie Downtown Development Partnership will host outdoor After Hours Art Reels following the First Thursday Gallery Walks in June–September. Films will be projected onto the MutualBank wall on Charles St at dusk. Seating will be available on the Fickle Peach patio area located at 117 E Charles St for guests who are 21 and up. Viewers who are not yet 21 can watch the films from the sidewalk surrounding the patio area. 

117 E Charles St
Free

Saturday, September 11th 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Muncie Three Trails Music Series - Asleep at the Wheel

Come out to Canan Commons for free public concerts by critically acclaimed national recording artists.

Canan Commons
Free

Friday, September 24th 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Ball State University Hall of Fame Ceremony

The 2021 Hall of Fame Ceremony will recognize student-athlete alumni.

Ball State University Alumni Center
$15-$45

Saturday, September 25th 12:30pm - 2:00pm

Home Game - Ball State Football vs. Toledo

Celebrate Family Weekend by cheering on your fellow Cardinals as they face off against Toledo.

Scheumann Stadium

Sunday, September 26th 3:00pm

The Price is Right Live

The Price Is Right Live™ is the hit interactive stage show that gives eligible individuals the chance to hear their names called and "Come On Down" to win. Prizes may include appliances, vacations and possibly a new car! Play classic games just like on television's longest running and most popular game show…from Plinko™ to Cliffhangers™ to The Big Wheel™ and even the fabulous Showcase.

Playing to near sold-out audiences for more than 14 years, the Price Is Right Live™ has entertained millions of guests and given away more than 12 million dollars in cash and prizes.

If you’re a fan of The Price Is Right™ on TV, you’ll no doubt love this exciting, live (non-televised), on-stage version of the show!

Emens Auditorium

Sunday, October 24th 12:00pm - 11:59pm

Muncie Howl-O-Ween

Muncie Howl-O-Ween is a Halloween party you can bring your furry friends to! All friendly pets on a leash (or in a carrier) are invited to attend with their family. We will have animal rescue groups, contests, raffles, silent auction, obedience demonstrations, and pet specialty vendors! Proceeds collected from the silent auction will go to Action for Animals to help pay for spay and neuter surgeries.

We'll have 3 costume contests: one for best look-a-like (owner and pet), one for most creative and one for cutest. The doggie trick contest will have one lucky winner so be sure your dog brushes up on his tricks!

Brought to you by Sit-Stay-Play Pet In-Home Pet Sitting & More and Fur in Focus Pet Portraits

Emerson Dog Park
Free