Steamboat Days people Robert E. Lee float in a past Steamboat Days parade Full steam ahead for Steamboat Days! Jeffersonville’s family-focused art, music, and food festival arrives on Labor Day weekend, September 2-4. Here’s a peek at the many activities planned at this “everything steamboat” event.

Art Events

Artisan Village Browse and purchase fine art at this juried fine arts and craft show. Saturday, Sept. 3, 11 a.m.- 6 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 4, 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. “The Stunning Bicentennial Puppet Extravaganza” Puppet and Crankie Storytelling Show Giant puppets will take the audience through Southern Indiana’s cultural history. Saturday, Sept. 3, two performances: Noon and 3 p.m. Sand Sculpting Watch internationally-known sand sculptor Joe Autry and his team create figures from mounds of sand. Then, have a try at sculpting on nearby tables. Saturday, Sept. 3, 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4, 11 a.m.- 3 p.m. Amazing Art Quilt Raffle Art quilt with local themes depicting Jeffersonville landmarks. Proceeds to benefit the Jeffersonville Arts Alliance for future public art-making sessions. $10 per ticket Friday, Sept. 2, 6-9 p.m. (during Uncorked Wine Event) Steamboat days chalk walk Chalk Walk Participate as an artist and enter to win cash prizes, or just enjoy the walk! Friday, Sept. 2, Artist check-in 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Family Events

Balloon Glimmer Friday, Sept. 2, 7-9 p.m., Colston Park RiverStage Concerts Friday, Sept. 2, 7 p.m., Louisville Crashers Saturday, Sept. 3, 7 p.m., Exile w/guest Newbees Sunday, Sept. 4, 7 p.m., Dance-a-thon & Kidz Rock the Boat Parade Saturday, Sept. 3, Spring Street, downtown Jeffersonville (time TBA) Steamboat days pony ride Pony Rides Saturday, Sept. 3, 11 a.m.- 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4, 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. Victorian Games at Howard Steamboat Museum Saturday, Sept. 3, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Greatest Little Steamboat Race Sunday, Sept. 4, 2 p.m., near RiverStage Captains Wheel Hay Maze Saturday, Sept. 3, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4, 11 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Adult Events

Uncorked Wine Tasting and Amazing Art Quilt Raffle Friday, Sept. 2, 6-9 p.m., Big Four Station Park, Pearl and West Chestnut Streets, Jeffersonville All activities will be held at Big Four Station Park at Pearl and West Chestnut Streets in downtown Jeffersonville unless noted otherwise. For more information about Steamboat Days, visit: