Anderson/Madison County, Indiana
Anderson/Madison County, Indiana offers a unique blend of activities, whether it be music, theater, local cuisine, seasonal adventures, or shopping. Only a short drive northeast of Indianapolis, I-69, Exit 226 is your gateway to fun.
There are plenty of reasons to visit Madison County this summer. Outdoor adventures begin at Mounds State Park with 6 hiking trails, picnic areas, a nature center, and a campground. Falls Park in Pendleton has 3 ½ miles of walking trails, a creek for splashing, fishing, and wading. Browse the weekend farmers markets and grab a basket of delicious treats and have a picnic at one of these beautiful parks.
Grab a blanket and refreshments and enjoy an evening of listening to the sounds of the Anderson Symphony Orchestra Summer Pops at Shadyside Park. All remaining concerts for the 2021 season will be outdoors. www.andersonsymphony.org
Anderson Speedway is home to the world’s high-banked quarter mile sprint car racing. Weekends during the summer are filled with Figure 8 madness, thunder cars and special events. www.andersonspeedway.com
Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing & Casino has the thrills of gaming and standardbred racing all under one roof. Check out their website for outdoor concerts and events throughout the summer. www.caesars.com/harrahs-hoosierpark
Discover an architectural masterpiece in Anderson, the Historic Paramount Theatre and Ballroom. The atmospheric theatre is a true work of art. Built in 1929, this fabulous showpiece has been restored to its natural splendor. The Paramount Theatre has announced six live shows to its schedule in 2021, from The Oak Ridge Boys to Three Dog Night. For a schedule and tickets, go to www.andersonparamount.org
Heading north and south of Anderson, Madison County’s small towns feature delightful boutiques and specialty shops. Whether you are strolling along Main Street in Downtown Pendleton or traveling through the countryside heading to Alexandria, we will introduce you to some wonderful handmade products, décor, clothing, jewelry and more.
Craving a root beer float, flavored coffee, breaded tenderloin? You will find restaurants and cafés throughout Madison County that will satisfy your taste buds.
The possibilities await you! Your Summer Fun Starts Here in Anderson and Madison County! www.visitandersonmadisoncounty.com