Rushville Republican

October 1, 2013

Metamora Canal Days this weekend

Rushville Republican

---- — Metamora Canal Days Festival will be this weekend. Get out your walking shoes and you huge vinyl bag because you’ll want to attend one of Indiana’s most popular festival. Thousands of people flock to Metamora during Canal Days year after year. Along with over 70 shops and eateries found in Metamora you’ll see hundreds of outside vendors and artist selling antiques, crafts, collectibles and flea market merchandise.

Even though there are hundreds of vendors you’ll still want to take the time to enter the shops and eateries. Many shop have specials just for canal days.

During Canal Days you won’t be able to park within the town. All parking areas will be covered with vendor tents. Parking is available across Hwy 52 and past Duck Creek Crossing.

Enjoy wondering around looking at all the unique merchandise available and enjoy the special festival eats and treats.

Canal Days originated over 40 years ago in the autumn of the year following the harvest, farmers and traders gathered in towns to sell and trade the fruits of their labor. Today, this tradition continues with Canal Days.