Stay & Play Weekend in Wabash County: June 7-9, 2024

☀️ Wabash Run The River Half Marathon, 10K, 5 K – REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Wabash Run The River in Wabash Indiana.
Wabash Run The River in Wabash Indiana.

It’s back and better than ever! More prizes, more family events, and a weekend overflowing with good times! Visit Wabash County is jumping up and down with excitment for the third year of Wabash Run the River, sponsored by Chittick Insurance! The event will happen on Saturday, June 8, 2024, at 8 AM, and we would like to encourage you to come early and leave late for a Stay & Play weekend in Wabash County! CLICK TO LEARN MORE!

Sign up for Wabash Run the River Half Marathon, 10K, 5K here!

First Friday in Downtown Wabash Indiana.
First Friday is a great showcase of the close-knit community in Wabash County.

☀️June First Friday: Paint the Plow & Wabash Cultural District Celebration – FREE

Downtown Wabash, Inc. puts on family-friendly and wonderfully-themed First Friday celebrations every month, and June’s is sure to be extra special as downtown Wabash businesses come together to celebrate the Wabash Cultural District! Paint the City of Wabash Street Department’s plows on Miami Street, check out Food Truck Plaza, and enjoy live music and dancing from 5-8 PM on Friday, June 7! CLICK TO LEARN MORE!

Honeywell Arts Academy attracts such great talent to Wabash.

☀️Resonance Live – TICKET REQUIRED

Honeywell Arts & Entertainment’s Honeywell Arts Academy consistently presents incredible music – don’t miss this performance, Resonance Live, that will take place the weekend of Wabash Run the River. Those performing will include Resonance faculty mentors pianist Peter Dugan and GRAMMY-winning trio Time for Three members! Watch the show at Eagles Theatre on Friday, June 7, at 7:30 PM! CLICK TO LEARN MORE!

Block Party during Wabash Run The River.
Our Block Party is sure to be a blast!

☀️Block Party – FREE

Visit Wabash County is hosting a Block Party, sponsored by Elevate Development, during the Wabash Run the River race! Runners and supporters can meet at Friendship Hill Park for check-in and to cheer on those beginning to race! The Block Party is for all ages and runs from 8 AM to noon, with food trucks, corn hole, face painting, a DJ, and more! CLICK TO LEARN MORE!

13-24 Drive In in Wabash Indiana.
A sunset + a drive-in movie = a picturesque evening!

☀️13-24 Drive In

The 13-24 Drive In is a perfect place to end a summer day! With both throwbacks and new releases, there are bound to be shows for everyone! Pack the snacks and family in the car and catch a movie in vintage style. Shows usually run Thursday through Saturday nights, beginning at sunset. CLICK TO LEARN MORE!

50 East Garden Center & Cafe
Take your 50 East Café lunch outside in the summer sunshine!

☀️50 East Garden Center & Café

This café is such a picture-perfect place to grab a meal! 50 East Garden Center & Café is part of Josiah White’s, a unique high school campus with adolescent recovery and residential programs, so the Garden Center & Café is partially staffed by students! They sell annuals, perennials, and herbs in the Garden Center and pastries, lunch, and drinks in the Café! The outdoor summer seating makes for a very relaxing lunch setting. CLICK TO LEARN MORE!

BK Root Beer in Wabash Indiana.
BK Rootbeer is open for the season!

☀️BK Rootbeer

BK Rootbeer is a Wabash County summertime staple! The restaurant operates as a drive-in with carhop service, so it’s the perfect place for a nostalgic summer eat! BK is famous for its homemade root beer and spanish dogs. CLICK TO LEARN MORE!

Flip through a digital copy of the Wabash County Destination Guide.

Utilize this page on our website for information about the beautiful inns and unique rentals in Wabash County if you’re on the lookout for a place to stay when you visit! For more restaurant recommendations, look through this page. Also check out our 2024 Wabash County Destination Guide to get familiar with the area before your trip!