Summertime is a great time to catch up the kids on their dental checkups since there’s no school and fewer activities around. But when you’re finished seeing your Evansville dentist for oral care, what are you going to do all summer?
106.1 in Evansville came up with the following list of must-do activities in the summer for Evansville residents:
This hometown ice cream shop offers tasty treats like hard and soft-serve ice cream, shakes, malts, and more. It’s worth the drive to Boonville!
Shaved Ice at Hawaiian Snow
If shaved ice is more your thing than ice cream, here’s another frozen treat that’s a must-have. Stop by Hawaiian Snow on St. Joe Avenue near the intersection of St. Joe and Diamond. You can get up to three flavors in one cup if you can’t decide.
Adult Drinks on the Patio
There are several places in Evansville where you can enjoy an adult beverage outdoors. Find out if your favorite watering hole will be featuring a patio this summer.
Tiki Bar at Marina Pointe
Take a trip to the Tiki Bar next to Marina Pointe, situated on a floating dock near Inland Marina. Watch the amazing sunset over the Ohio River.
The Great Outdoors at Scales Lake in Boonville
This public park features a campground, a beach along the lake complete with a floating water slide dock, and hiking and biking trails.
W.C. Handy Blues and Barbecue Festival in Henderson
The annual W.C. Blues and Barbecue Festival in Henderson, set for June 14th through 15th at Audubon Mill Park on the Henderson Riverfront, will feature not only blues music but great barbecue as well, and admission is free.
Try the Woodmere Course on the grounds of the State Hospital off Lincoln Avenue, or the one in the woods in and around Mesker Amphitheater on Mesker Park Drive.
Fireworks on the Evansville Riverfront
Watch the annual fireworks show along the Evansville Riverfront on July 4, either from the top of a parking garage or from your lawn chair on Dress Plaza.
Dive In and Cool Off with a Swim
From Burdette Park to neighborhood pools, there are plenty of options for beating the heat.
Take a trip to Bosse Field
Take a trip to 100-year-old Bosse Field to take in an Evansville Otters baseball game.
Movie Night at the Holiday Drive-In
Head to the Holiday Drive-In in Rio, about 30 miles east of Evansvill, to catch a movie at one of the oldest active drive-ins in the country.
Get Your Thrills at Holiday World
Head over to Santa Claus, Indiana to ride wooden roller coasters and enjoy the water park.