Hamilton County Bicentennial
Thursday, June 1st, 2023 - Saturday, June 3rd, 2023
Grand Junction Plaza
Don't miss a moment of the 12-month celebration 200 years in the making!
THURSDAY, JUNE 1ST | 5PM | GRAND JUNCTION PLAZA
Downtown Westfield Association's Farmers Market | 5-8 PM
Westfield High School's American Pie Reprise | 6 PM
Westfield High School’s “American Pie” concert reminds us how much WHS rocks. This is a themed concert that takes the audience on a journey through history via music. The theme for this year is “I’m going back to Indiana”. The student performers and the school’s professional house band, led by Mr. Jeff McLaughlin, are top-tier. This is a free concert and will be a reprise of their May fundraiser. Merchandise will be available for purchase. The concert begins at 6PM.
While the concert is free, VIP Packages are available and include a 10’x10’ reserved area on the Great Lawn for up to four people, two commemorative bicentennial blankets, a Hamilton County Bicentennial cooler bag, and a graze box from 317 Charcuterie for $200.
Purchase a VIP package HERE.
Other activities taking place at Grand Junction Plaza include free airbrush tattoos, the Hamilton County Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit and learn about the oldest tree in Westfield.
FRIDAY, JUNE 2ND | 8 AM | GREEK'S PIZZERIA ON PARK STREET
PANCAKES ON PARK
Park Street transforms into a pancake haven beginning at 8AM Join the Westfield Fire Department for a Friday morning breakfast. Enjoy pancakes, sausage, coffee, and juice while dining al fresco.
Tickets are $5 in advance and $10 at the door; this event is open to the public and businesses are encouraged to bring their employees for a team breakfast. Two levels of sponsored tables are available for purchase which start at $100 per table and include a commemorative bicentennial mug.
Purchase tickets or a sponsorship HERE.
FRIDAY, JUNE 2ND | 6 PM | GRAND JUNCTION PLAZA
The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band & Kassey King
Three-time BMA nominees, The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band is "the greatest front-porch blues band in the world" and will take the main stage at Grand Junction Plaza on Friday evening at 7PM. Local recording artist Kassey King will open the show at 6PM.
Student Impact will be on-site hosting old-time games and fun crafts! They will also show what a student lunch looked like back in 1823.
A free parking shuttle will be available for the evening. While the concert is free, VIP Packages are available and include a 10’x10’ reserved area on the Great Lawn for up to four people, two commemorative bicentennial blankets, a Hamilton County Bicentennial cooler bag and a graze box from 317 Charcuterie for $200.
Purchase a VIP package HERE.
SATURDAY, JUNE 3RD| 10 AM | BARKER LOG CABIN (136 PENN ST.)
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony & Celebration
Beginning at 11 a.m., the WWHS will host numerous food trucks, free pony rides, a small car and fire truck show, a dunk tank, and a photo booth. The Rusty Musket band will be playing folk songs, old sea shanties, and music from the past with their four-piece band. All festivities will be taking place near WWHS and Westfield City Hall (130 Penn Street). All events are free and open to the public.