Spring Festival

Spring Festival 2017

The Southport Parks Department will host its annual Spring Festival on May 13, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Southport Park, 6901 Derbyshire Rd. Vendors may apply here: Vendor Application 2017

The festival includes:

-Arts and crafts, vendors
– Live music
– Kids games and activities
– Kettle Corn and food vendors will have fair-type food such as funnel cakes, corn dogs, lemon shake ups.
– Face painting
– Local church bake sales



2015 Recap:

More information to come.

Please enjoy images from the May 9 Southport Spring Festival.

Pet Parade

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Motorcycle Events

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Kids Zone

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Pie Contest


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Other Activities

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The 2015 Southport Spring Festival is May 9, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Festivities include a Kids Zone, Pet Parade, Homemade Pie Contest, Drive-In Motorcycle Show, Music and Entertainment, Free Bingo, SoArts Adult/Youth Art Contest, a variety of vendors and more! If you are interested in being a vendor, please complete the vendor application that can be accessed from the link on the right side of this page.

Watch for updates as final details for the 2015 Spring Festival are confirmed.

2015 Schedule:

First Annual Homemade Pie Contest at the Southport Spring Festival
No entry fee. Cash prizes, bring pie(s) to the Community Center from 9 – 11:30 a.m. on May 9.
Winners and prizes will be awarded at 1:30 p.m.
For complete rules and entry form see attached.  You may also pick up forms at the Southport City Center, 6901 Derbyshire Rd.
Motorcycle Activities
“May is Motorcycle Awareness Month”
Ride-In Motorcycle Show
All makes and models, foreign and American, any age or condition
Ride in and register from 9 – 11 a.m.– No Entry Fee
Popular voting 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Winner(s) announced at 3:30 p.m.
Indianapolis Southside Harley-Davidson JUMPSTART – Adults can experience the thrill of starting, riding a motorcycle
 $5 ABATE of Indiana Raffle to win a new Harley-Davidson motorcycle from Indianapolis Southside Harley-Davidson
FREE Tiny Tots Motorcycle Experience – children may ride a real, small-sized motorcycle with training wheels and helmets (trained adult guides assist)


The annual 2014 Southport Street Fair took place May 10, 2014.

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Local Professional, Steve Elston, served as Master of Ceremonies and DJ for the Southport Street Fair on Saturday, May 10, 2014. Entertainments were available continuously throughout the fair hours.

2014 Schedule of Events

Southport High School Choral Groups

Clinton Young Elementary School Choir

Fred Astaire Dancers

Not your Granny’s Dulcimer
John Sheckler

Local Pastor, Derek Daniel
Bethel Memorial Church

Style Dance Academy
Franklin, Indiana

Random Harvest Acoustic Duo
David Burkhard and Rob Amrhein

Southport Elementary School children will provide enjoyment for walkers as they approach the Street Fair. Posters depicting “Springtime Fun” will line Southport Road from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm. The ART WALK will span from the Southport Antique Mall to Derbyshire. The student(s) with the best posters will win a classroom party with Mayor Jesse Testruth. So, enjoy a stroll along Southport Road and see the creativity of our younger residents!

40+ vendors selling wine and wine glasses, bows and beads, flip flops and French fries, headpieces and headbands, and much more will be on hand to sell their wares. Many hand crafted, one-of-a-kind items will be for sale.

Food Trucks
The food truck line-up includes Whiskey River BBQ, Not Just Fries (Kettle Corn), Mrs. Curl Ice Cream,
Heine’s World Famous Roast Beef, and Crysta Gude Cupcakes.

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2 thoughts on “Spring Festival

    Heather Hart said:
    January 16, 2015 at 2:57 pm

    I am interested in possibly having a booth at this years (2015) street fair. I sell homemade goat milk soap. When will the applications be posted?

      southportevents said:
      January 22, 2015 at 2:07 pm

      The information is now updated on the home page under the vendors header on the right hand side of the page. Thank you for your interest!

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