Save the Date: October 14 & 15, 2023 — 9am to 5pm
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Admission: $3.00, or 2 for $5.00 (FREE for children under 11)
No Smoking, and only service animals are allowed on Festival grounds (this does not include emotional support or therapy animals).
Vendors & Demonstrators
We’re expecting 150 vendors and demonstrators! Arts & Crafts, rustics and antiques, farmer’s market, food and wine, varied industries, and more.
As you’re strolling the square and visiting the community, there are lots of activities to enjoy. Pick up a printed schedule at the gate, or check it out online right here!
This year’s festival entertainment is better than ever! The Wild Woods Band, the James Bhein Band, The Bird Hunters and more. Click to find out where and when.
Don’t miss these annual festival favorites!
Madison County Historical Complex
The Covered Bridge Festival experience would not be complete without a visit to the Historical Complex.
The Car Show
Held on Sunday only, just off the square, this massive show is a car-lovers dream.
Tours of the Covered Bridges
Relax and enjoy a scenic tour of the historic covered bridges of Madison County!
Congratulations to our 2023 Festival Royalty: Jim & Nancy Smith of Macksburg!
Sponsored by Farmers & Merchants State Bank, the Kids Zone at the Covered Bridge Festival includes free face painting from 9am to noon Saturday and Sunday, George Stout Foundation Art Showcase (displaying local kids’ artwork), disc golf, axe throwing, and the Blank Park Zoo.
History of the Madison County Covered Bridge Festival
The first Madison County Covered Bridge Festival was held in 1970, started by a group of active and passionate citizens. Read more about it here!