Community Events

A Legacy Etched in Glass: The Ball Brothers in Muncie

A Legacy Etched in Glass: The Ball Brothers in Muncie is a documentary researched, produced, and edited by immersive learning students at Ball State University’s Department of Telecommunications. The documentary tells the story of the five Ball brothers as they moved their glass business from New York to Indiana and describes the family’s philanthropic contributions.

Watch the film here:


White River Festival

September 11–27

Join us in celebration of our local waters! The White River Festival is a two-week celebration of the White River and the land, wildlife, plants, trees, streams, and people who live in the areas surrounding it. Visit

Living Lightly Fair

September 19; 9 a.m.–4 p.m. at Minnetrista

This FREE annual fair celebrates practical resources for living sustainably. View the schedule of speakers, children's activities, live music, and green marketplace vendors at

Celebrate Muncie’s 150th Anniversary!

Gather with your community. Celebrate all year.

    • Muncie Homecoming Festival
      August 11–16
      For event information, visit
    • Labor Day Picnic
      September 7
    • Sesquicentennial Gala
      September 19
      Sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce
    • Old Washington Street Festival
      September 19–20
    • Inaugural Mayor's Arts Awards
      September 30
    • ArtsWalk Festival
      Coordinated by Muncie Downtown Development Partnership
      October 1 at Arts Walk Downtown