Evansville, IN – April 3, 2024 Old National Events Plaza, in partnership with Explore Evansville, announces theEvansville Ice Cream Fest! This delectable celebration of all things ice cream and entertainment is set to take place on Wednesday, June 26, 2024, in the heart of downtown Evansville.

Evansville Ice Cream Fest promises to be a sweet treat for all ages, offering ice cream of every kind, along with guest experiences that will bring the best of summer to the city. From classic favorites to creative flavors, attendees will indulge in a diverse selection of ice creams from local and national vendors, ensuring there’s something to satisfy every craving.

But that’s not all – this frozen extravaganza will feature an exciting lineup of activities and fun for the whole family to enjoy. Highlights include:

  • Food trucks offering a variety of savory selections to complement the frozen delights.
  • Build Your Own Ice Cream Bar, for guests to get creative with an assortment of toppings and sauces.
  • Boozy Ice Cream Bar and Beer Garden, for adults looking to cool off with refreshing beverages and alcohol infused ice cream varieties.
  • Life-size games and supersized activities for the big kids.
  • Children’s activities include bounce houses, a kid-size train, and interactive games.
  • Live DJs and music performances to keep the atmosphere lively throughout the event.
  • Assorted vendors showcasing unique products and crafts.

Adding to the excitement, Theater on Ice, the national ice-skating competition, will commence downtown the same morning. A parade welcoming competitors down main street will take place that afternoon before culminating in celebration at the Evansville Ice Cream Fest.

“We are excited to partner with Explore Evansville to launch Evansville Ice Cream Fest during the Theater on Ice parade day,” said Nick Wallace, General Manager of Old National Events Plaza. “Welcoming thousands of visitors will bring this annual festival to life within our community.”

Explore Evansville President and CEO, Alexis Berggren, added, “Evansville Ice Cream Fest is a fantastic opportunity for the community to welcome Theatre on Ice competitors to our destination. This event perfectly captures the spirit of our city and highlights the vibrant culinary scene and family-friendly attractions that Evansville has to offer. We encourage everyone to come downtown and enjoy the festivities on June 26.” Evansville Ice Cream Fest promises to be a sweet sensation you won’t want to miss! Mark your calendars and join us for a day of frozen fun and delicious delights.

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Event Information:


What:                  Evansville Ice Cream Fest

When:                 Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Where:                Old National Events Plaza I  715 Locust Street, Evansville, IN 47708

Admission:         $5.00 Entry Fee for all guests ages 4 and up

                              Wristbands will be available for purchase on guest arrival

Event Schedule:

2:00 PM – 6:00 PM          DJs with all indoor and outdoor activities

4:00 PM – 6:00 PM          Theatre on Ice parade window

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM          Live music in Exhibition Hall with all indoor and outdoor activities


About Old National Events Plaza

Old National Events Plaza, managed by ASM Global, is Evansville, Indiana’s premier convention center and largest live entertainment theatre. Housing a spacious 2,500-seat theatre, 38,000 square- feet of column free exhibit space, a beautiful 14,000 square-foot ballroom, and 12,00 square-feet of meeting space, Old National Events Plaza hosts a variety of events. The venue offers easy scheduling, one-stop-shop services, and in-house catering and audio-visual services. For more information and a complete schedule of events, please visit