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Enjoy Auburn All Year Long

3rd Thursday Cruise-In

Date: May 16, June 20, July 18, Aug. 15, and Sept. 19, for 2024
Time: 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Downtown Auburn, around Courthouse Square
Cost: Free for cars and spectators

Join us downtown for cruise-in fun through the summer months. Contact the ACD Festival office (260-925-3600) or for more information.


  • Vehicle registration is not required.
  • All cars must enter at the corner of Cedar and 7th Street.
  • Gates open at 5:00 PM; no early entry permitted. (Cars entering prior to the event start may be ticketed.)
  • Spots available on a first come, first served basis.
  • All participating cars will be given a commemorative postcard to display in the windshield for the event.
  • Trailers, solicitation, vending, promotions and commercial vehicles are strictly prohibited without permission of the ACD Festival.

**For the safety of all attendees, do not drive around barricades.**


93rd Annual DeKalb County Free Fall Fair

Date/Time: September 23 to September 28, 2024

Location: Downtown Auburn and DeKalb County Fairgrounds

Cost: Events are free

Enjoy carnival rides, foods, games, national and local entertainment, 4-H and livestock shows, parades and tractor pulls, not to mention Indiana’s largest merchant tent. For more information, visit

First Fridays presented by Auburn Main Street

Date/Time: The First Friday of each month all year long

Location: Downtown Auburn

Join us in downtown Auburn on the First Friday of each month for extended shopping hours, family friendly fun and unique experiences. Each month will have a unique theme and great fun! Plus, join us at Jeremiah’s for an adults only afterhours event that is sure to impress.

Girls’ Night Out presented by the Downtown Auburn Business Association (DABA)

Date/Time: One Thursday each month, year round

Location: Downtown Auburn

An exclusive late-night look at local shops, boutiques, businesses and eateries in downtown Auburn. Visit for the monthly calendar of events.

DeKalb Outdoor Theater

Date/Time: May-September

Location: Center Street, just south of 15th Street

Hosting cultural, educational and entertainment activities all summer long! Check out for a full schedule of events.

DABA Annual Art Display presented by Downtown Auburn Business Association

Date: June through September

Location: Downtown Auburn Business District

Each year local artists share their talents and support downtown Auburn. DABA works each year to create an outdoor art display that is unique and whimsical, featuring local artists who share their talents while supporting downtown Auburn. Visit for more information.

Downtown Auburn Farmers’ Market

Date/Time: May-October each year; Wednesdays and Saturdays, 7 AM- 1 PM.

Location: Downtown Auburn

Visit for more information, including for being a vendor.

Christmas Parade presented by Downtown Auburn Business Association (DABA)

Date: Tuesday before Thanksgiving

Location: Courthouse Square

Enter a float, dance group, horse drawn wagon/sleigh, car, choir, band, civic organization, church group, school group, etc. (No Santas or Mrs. Claus’, please.) Use lights and make your entry shine! For more information, visit

We Love Auburn! Yarn Bombing Fun presented by Auburn Main Street

Date: February and March

Location: Downtown Auburn

Crochet, knit, arm knit or think beyond the needle.Help us keep Auburn cozy this winter! Knit now and wrap up Auburn starting February 1st. Visit to join the fun!