The Ohio County Convention, Tourism and Visitors Commission (Ohio County Tourism) will host a Hot Summer Night on Saturday, August 17 in downtown Rising Sun. This free, public event will be held rain or shine from 4-9:30 p.m. according to this edited release provided by the agency.

Located on Main and Poplar Streets, the event will include a deejay, vendors and a Kid Zone with inflatables. The Belairs will perform their Las Vegas style musical show at 7 p.m.  The show features 50’s and 60’s music complete with costume changes, eye-catching choreography, multi-part harmony, skits with audience participation and dynamic feature performances.  The public is encouraged to bring lawn chairs and dancing shoes.

Information, arts and crafts vendor space are available free of charge. Each 10’ X 15’ area is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Vendors must be pre-approved to avoid duplication of products and merchandise. Electric and water are not available.

Applications and guidelines are available at the Visitors Center (217 N. High Street), under the Community Page section of the website, or by e-mailing

Hot Summer Night is not the only entertainment event scheduled downtown that weekend.  Come to Rising Sun Main Street’s Music On Main on Friday, August 16 from 6-9 p.m.  Acoustic Blue Trio will perform a variety of classic rock, country, blues, pop and even some bluegrass.  Antique and classic cars are invited to cruise-in and be part of the event.

“We hope visitors will plan on spending the night and attending both events in Ohio County,” said Kendal Miller, executive director of Ohio County Tourism.  “Along with the events, locals and visitors are encouraged to browse the shops and check out the local eateries. We want everyone to enjoy our beautiful downtown and waterfront.”

The Hot Summer Night-Rising Sun, Indiana event has a Facebook page and will release new information as it becomes available.  It’s presented by Ohio County Tourism and sponsored in part by Rising Sun Main Street.

For more information on lodging, eateries, and tourist attractions, contact the Visitors Center at (888) 776-4786 or visit the center at 217 N. High Street in Rising Sun. Hours are Mon.-Fri, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-4:00 p.m. and Sun. 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m.  Additional information is available on  Follow Rising Sun/Ohio County Tourism on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.