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Cool off at Kokomo Beach

Whether you’re looking for fun or fitness, you’ll find what you need this summer at Kokomo Beach where there’s a leisure pool and competition and lap pool. There’s also high-energy water slides, splash pad, kiddie slides and relaxing lazy river. All this makes Kokomo...

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Haynes Apperson Festival a Kokomo summer staple

The Haynes Apperson Festival is three solid days of fun in Kokomo. This summer, the festival will run from June 29 to July 1 and — as always — will be packed with family-friendly activities. With the festival commemorating Kokomo’s automotive heritage, there will be...

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Celebrating 50 years of the Chevy Camaro

In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Chevrolet Camaro, the Kokomo Automotive Museum opened a special exhibit “A Command Performance: The Chevrolet Camaro at 50,” on display through August 20, 2017. The collection includes a gorgeous 2017 red...

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Our Top Picks for a Totally Awesome Weekend

It’s almost time for the weekend here in Kokomo, and you know what that means — time to have a totally awesome time! To help you have as much fun as humanly possible, we are giving you our Top Picks for a Totally Awesome Weekend. Let us begin … 1) Hoosierdance Film...

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A summer of music in Foster Park

The Kokomo Summer Concert Series brings national acts to the city’s Foster Park Pavilion, and 2017 will be another banner year for the program. Scheduled to play during the Haynes Apperson Festival, Blues Traveler and Grand Funk Railroad will take center stage for the...

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Hoosierdance Film Festival coming to downtown Kokomo

Thirty-six films from 11 countries will be screened in downtown Kokomo as part of the third annual Hoosierdance Film Festival. Also showing will be the films recorded during the first 48 Hour Film contest. The films will be shown June 8 to 10 at Bind Cafe and Cook...

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Our Top Picks for an awesome weekend

We’re posting our weekly Top Picks on Thursday because if you don’t start your fun Friday afternoon, you’re gonna miss some of this weekend’s planned awesomeness. So, let’s jump right into Friday … 1) Strawberry Festival! Amish-made shortcake, ice cream, strawberries...

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Spray Days: A slip-and-slide of epic proportions

It’s likely the largest slip-and-slide you’ll ever see. Basically, there’s a giant tarp put down (on a hill if possible) and it’s continually sprayed with water by the fire department. It’s a local summer favorite. Sponsored by the Kokomo Parks and Recreation...

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Explore USBR35, Indiana’s Newest Bicycle Route

Calling all cyclists, adventurers, outdoor enthusiasts, exercise fiends, and travel lovers: We invite you to explore Indiana’s first nationally-approved and interconnected cycling route, USBR35. This new route runs 360 miles from north to south through 15...

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Strawberry Festival ushers in summer

Amish-made shortcake, ice cream, strawberries and whipped cream piled high in a bowl. What could be better? Well, enjoying that strawberry shortcake out in the sun while listening to live music! And that’s what you’ll find at the 2017 Strawberry Festival coming to...

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Big weekend in the works — our Top 5 Picks for fun

It’s a big weekend here in Kokomo. No. Big doesn’t do this weekend justice. It’s a huge weekend. Hmmm. Still doesn’t cover it. Colossal. Enormous. Gigantic. Massive. A whale of a weekend. We give up. We’ll just let our Top Picks for a...

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Kokomo stadium named must-see field

Photo by Michael HickeyThe beautiful Kokomo Municipal Stadium in downtown Kokomo has made the VisitIndiana list of “7 Indiana Ballparks That Baseball Fans Must See.” And if you’ve ever caught a game at Kokomo Jackrabbits game there, then you know...

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Get techy wit it at First Friday in March

Because technology plays such a major role in the Kokomo community, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that there’s no shortage of tech wizards here. And they’ll be showing off their ooh-and-aah-inspiring technology and gadgets at the March First Friday. From 5:30 to 9...

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Mobile device tour expands to the Kokomo Automotive Museum

In addition to accessing the mobile device tour at the Howard County Museum, located in the Seiberling Mansion, and the Historic Downtown Kokomo Architecture Walking Tour, visitors can now use their smartphones at the Kokomo Automotive Museum on select exhibits for an...

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