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Polar Bear Express comes to Kokomo

A beloved holiday tradition is coming to Kokomo this year! The Polar Bear Express will board in Kokomo and take passengers — and Santa Claus — to the North Pole! On the Polar Bear Express, you’ll experience a historic passenger train straight out of the history books....

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We Care Trim-A-Tree Festival

When the Markland Mall lights up for We Care Trim-A-Tree Festival, it’s a sure sign that fall is over and Christmas will soon be upon us! And Markland Mall is now glowing with thousands and thousands of twinkle lights as Christmas trees and wreaths line the...

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Pumpkin Spice Guide to Kokomo

The pumpkin spice game is strong here in Kokomo, Indiana. If you’re looking for your fix, we’ve got you covered with our handy-dandy Pumpkin Spice Guide!

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New exhibit opens in Artist Alley in downtown Kokomo

Featuring 13 art pieces, a new exhibit is opening Sept. 1 in Artist Alley. The outdoor exhibit will include seven large-format paintings, four mixed-media pieces, one photograph on metal and one stone sculpture. The 2017-2018 exhibit is open-themed and features...

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Kokomo Speedway: 70 years of racing

This year Kokomo Speedway celebrates its 70th year of racing in “Indiana’s baddest bullring.” As a family-oriented attraction, Kokomo Speedway offers affordable admission prices with a family seating section for all to enjoy a great experience at...

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Full week of happenings in downtown Kokomo

There’s always something happening in downtown Kokomo, and this week by far is no exception. Here’s what’s going on:   • Get ready to rock this weekend as WeberFest takes over Foster Park on Saturday. Headliner is Son Volt, an American alternative country band....

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Our top picks for an awesome weekend

It’s the weekend in Kokomo, and you know what that means …. the awesomeness is upon us! Here’s a quick look at what’s on the books for this weekend. Always wanted to be a star? Well, Superior V is hosting an Open Mic Jam Session tonight (that’s Friday, July 28). Tony...

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Library to display original Banksy artwork

A piece of Banksy art will be on display in Kokomo, Indiana. And Kokomo is pretty stinking lucky to snag this display of a coveted piece of art. In fact, library reps speculate, Kokomo just might be the first library in the world to host an actual piece of art by...

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Why Banksy’s exhibit in Kokomo important

If you’re not a lover of the arts, you might be asking yourself, “What’s a Banksy?” Well, for starters. Banksy is a who — although it’s an unknown who. Even after more than 20 years on the street art scene, the identity of the artist remains under wraps. He’s not...

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Jackrabbits to host Homerun Derby

Cheer on your favorite players as the best of the best in the Prospect League swing for the fences as the Kokomo Jackrabbits host the 2017 Homerun Derby on July 17 at Kokomo Municipal Stadium. There will be plenty of homerun action, but the event promises so much...

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Circus coming to town for First Friday

For First Friday July the circus is coming to town! The Peru Amateur Circus that is. Their performance in downtown Kokomo will include trampoline acts, juggling, unicyclists and more. Held from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Friday, July 7, First Friday will also include a Pioneer...

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Parks host daily fun for kids

Arts and crafts, games, storytelling, special events, picnics, sports and physical fitness are in store for kids this summer at Kokomo parks. Hosted by the Kokomo Parks & Recreation Department, the Recreation Adventure Program is offered at all supervised...

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Busy week in downtown Kokomo

Downtown Kokomo is always full of action, and this week is no exception. In fact, this week has even more happening with annual festival taking over Foster Park. Check out this week’s happening’s in downtown Kokomo! It’s finally time for the Haynes...

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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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