Voted 4th Coolest Small Town in America by Budget Travel. For relaxation or for visiting Coyote creek farm, historic hoosier theatre, patriot memorial park, wine trail and more!From area wines, twirling batons to culinary delights sizzling on grills, the Swiss Wine Festival each year celebrates, as well as salutes, the cultural heritage of Switzerland County, Indiana. Now in its 38th year, the four-day event, held on Vevay’s riverfront, uniquely blends tradition and fun. From opening day on Thursday to closing time Sunday evening, the Swiss Wine Festival caters to all ages and interests. Arousing polka music to toe-tapping country emanate from the three entertainment stages. Several of the youth-oriented contests sport colorful Swiss dress, ranging from intricate embroidered aprons to tied kneeknockers for lads.
Riverboat cruises allow passengers to enjoy the county’s pastoral landscape nestled alongside the towering Hoosier and Kentucky hillsides. The Beer Garden and Wine Pavilion afford spots of tranquility where visitors can converse with old acquaintances and newly met travelers. Rigorous canoe racing, hefty stone tosses and splashing grape stomps beckon those who favor adventure. And all birthday records diminish to single numbers during the Grand Parade Saturday morning and the fireworks extravaganza hours laterTo reach the host destination, the Paul W. Ogle Riverfront Park, travelers just need to head south at the town’s only stoplight on Indiana State Road 56. The river and crowd, just two blocks ahead, always extend a hearty welcome!
Read more: http://www.switzcotourism.com/