Dixie Day 2020

dixie-day-logoThe North Webster-Tippecanoe Township Chamber of Commerce hosts the Dixie Day festival to honor the national landmark, the Dixie, sternwheel paddle boat, with a special event.  The Dixie Day Festival is always the last Saturday in July.

This year’s event is July 25, 2020 with activities starting at 6:45 at the park for our Annual Dixie Day Dash 5K. Other events, a Craft Market, Car, Tractor, and Boat Show, and Food Trucks will start at 10am.


 info booth dixie dayA free event schedule and map can be picked up the day of the festival from the North Webster Chamber of Commerce information tent at the corner of South Main and East Washington streets in front of The River Coffeehouse in the Pilcher Shoes castle. There is no admission charge for the festival. Free parking for most festival events is behind the North Webster Church of God, 302 N. Main St. or on nearby streets.


dixie-boat  Dixie Boat Cruises

The Dixie boat has been cruising Webster Lake every summer since 1929 and attracted more than 15,000 riders last season. Extra Dixie cruises will be added for Saturday afternoon of the festival as well as the regular evening

The 1.25 hour cruise of Webster Lake on the Dixie is just $7. Buy your ticket at the Dixie window on the north end of Lake View Pizza King at North Webster Town Park, 403 S. Dixie Drive. There is free parking across the street from the park and around the corner behind Dixie Haven Resort off East Himes Street.


Dixie Day Artisian fair Artisan and Craft Vendors

The festival features an arts and crafts fair for local and regional artists to sell their works on Pilcher’s Shoe lawn, an antique tent, novelty, direct sales and a food vendor court lining the downtown streets.  Visit the charming and unique shops in town as well!

5K – Run like a Pirate/Walk like a Captain5k race

Join us for our 11th “Dixie Day Dash” in beautiful lake side North Webster, Indiana. This year’s theme is Run Like a Pirate // Walk Like a Captain so wear your pirate, captain, or sailor digs for prizes.

More competitive athletes, don’t worry, this race is professionally timed by Kosciusko Runners Association and prizes will be given in the following age groups: Under 12; 13-19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69, 70+ in both male and female categories.

This race supports the ongoing annual Dixie Days Festival. Pre-registration cost through 5/11: $20.00   // 5/12-7/21: $25.00 // Day of $28.00

Pre-registrations received by July 12th are guaranteed a FREE t-shirt.

Cut off for online registration is July 21st. Registration starts at 6:45a.m. at the Dixie Day Park Pavilion. Race ends at the same location. Following the race, enjoy the festivities downtown North Webster.

Click below to register:


car show multipleCar, Truck,Tractor and Bike Show

Enjoy or participate in the car, truck, bike and tractor show on West Washington Street.

More Info and Registration for Car Truck and Bike Show

Info and how to register for Tractor Showbike show


We look forward to seeing you!