For many, August is a time to get ready for going back to school and work.  In Lafayette, Indiana August is about street festivals and fun.  Below are a few events to check out in Lafayette for great entertainment and a good time.

Mosey Down Main Street-August 13th, 2011

August 13 is Mosey Down Main Street in Lafayette. A street fair that features great food, entertainment, vendors selling art and other crafts runs from 6pm to midnight. Downtown businesses also stay open later for all those taking in the chance to mosey down main street.  For more information visit

Outfest ’11- August 20th

Pride of Lafayette will host Outfest 2011 August 20th in downtown Lafayette on Main street. The family friendly event will feature live bands, DJs, food and beer vendors. There will also be dancing, light-hearted drag entertainment and information booths.  For more information on Outfest 2011 or Pride of Lafayette click here.

Uptown Jazz and Blues Festival-August 27th, 2011

Uptown Jazz and Blues Festival will feature three concert stages set up in downtown Lafayette on Main and 5th. Entertainment will be brought to you by incredible musicians. There will also be delicious food and  imported domestic beers and wine. Enjoy music and fun from 5pm to midnight. For more information visit here.

Colt World Series-Now through August 11th, 2011

Loeb Stadium in Lafayette has been hosting the Colt World Series  since 1973. It’s a fun time to come out for hot dogs and popcorn to watch some amazing youth play baseball. In between games you can walk around beautiful Columbian Park and Zoo or go swimming at Tropicanoe Cove.  In the evening be a part of a Lafayette tradition by heading across the street  for pizza at Arni’s and ice cream from the Frozen Custard. You can find more information about the Colt World Series here.