Every Saturday 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Farmers Market at Minnetrista

Join us for Farmers Market and discover fresh and healthy food, produce, and more. It’s here you can connect with local vendors to discover what our community has to offer.

Minnetrista muesum & gardens

First Thursday of Every Month

First Thursday

Join us on the first Thursday of each month from 5–8 pm for a gallery walk around DWNTWN Muncie. Watch and learn from local artists as they perform their craft in various DWNTWN shops. Enjoy their company and purchase their unique creations. 

Downtown Muncie indiana

Thursday, October 6th 9:38am - 9:39am

After Hours Art Reels: Purple Rain

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 Northwest Bank 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. 


Sunday, November 27th 8:00am - 10:00pm

Gobble Wabble

Bars and eateries will participate with food and drink specials and other fun surprises. You can also participate by making a purchase at any Downtown retail location during Small Business Saturday.

Downtown Muncie
Prices Vary

Saturday, November 26th 8:00am - 10:00pm

Small Business Saturday

Make an impact this Small Business Saturday by shopping and eating local. Don't miss Small Business Saturday shopping!

Downtown Muncie
Prices Vary

Thursday, December 1st 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Light Up Downtown

Spread the Christmas cheer with galleries, restaurants, retailers, and neighbors throughout DWNTWN during December’s First Thursday!

Downtown Muncie

Thursday, October 6th 5:00pm - 8:01pm

ArtsWalk: Pumpkin Trail

A special edition of First Thursday, ArtsWalk will feature autumnal festivities and a celebration of arts, culture and KINDNESS in Muncie.

Canan Commons

First Saturday of Every Month

Country Flea Market

Flea market with something for everyone! Antiques, crafts, tools, coins, jewelry, sports cards, collectibles and much, much more! 70+ vendors and Hot Dogs in Paradise food truck will be onsite.

Delaware County Fair

Sunday, October 2nd 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Human Library Project Reading Garden

The Human Library Project features human "books" that visitors can borrow for conversation.

Minnetrista Reading Garden

Saturday, October 22nd 9:00am - 2:00pm

Oktober Strength Fest

Oktoberfest Strength Fest strongman competition benefiting the Shriners Hospital for Children!

3671 N Shrine Dr 3671 North Shrine Drive Muncie, IN 47303

Friday, October 7th 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Family Fright Night

Get ready for a night of spooky and magical fun! Conduct experiments that look like magic but are all science, and see the astonishing science show. 

Indiana State Museum

Saturday, October 1st 11:00am - 5:00pm

5th Annual Fall Frenzy & Parade

Join us for our 5th annual Fall Frenzy and Parade. We will kick off the morning with the parade followed by music, chili cook-off, trunk-n-treat, food trucks, and much much more!

Daleville Town Hall Park
FREE to participate

October 22nd, 2022 8:45 am

Chase Charlie 5K Run/Walk

We will once again be joining forces with Chase Charlie, which will see its 5K take place Homecoming morning. Enjoy this exciting atmosphere as you run through campus along the parade route. The finish line is next to Emens Auditorium on Riverside Avenue, so make plans to stay and watch the Homecoming parade after you are finished.

Muncie City Hall to Emens Auditorium on Riverside Avenue

October 22nd, 2022 9:00am

Homecoming Parade

The Homecoming Parade has been one of Ball State's greatest traditions since it began in 1939. University organizations and Muncie community businesses and groups enter floats, cars, bands, and even horses to show off their Cardinal Pride!

Ball State University Campus

Monday, October 17th 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Homecoming Village - Food Truck Festival

Enjoy food trucks, music, and more as a way to get yourself ready for all the excitement of Homecoming Week.

Corner of Ashland Ave and Martin St
Prices Vary

Saturday, October 22nd 8:45am - 12:45pm

Chase Charlie 5K

Brush off your running/walking shoes and join fellow Ball State alumni, students, and Muncie community members for the 2022 Chase Charlie 5K Run/Walk. Start at Muncie City Hall and make your way to Emens Auditorium in this fun trot!