Welcome to your source of the latest information concerning the 2012 Persimmon Festival in Mitchell, IN – a 66 year tradition in celebration of the vision of George Bishop “to celebrate the persimmon” – no, not the Japanese hybrid import variety, the native American tree that grows in the wild in southern Indiana.

As detailed information becomes available the links on the left will become active giving you access to more information.
The festival will run from Saturday, Sept. 22th through Saturday, Sept. 29th. The parade will be held on the closing Saturday. If you wish to participate in the parade please contact

Activities on Main Street do not begin until Monday, Sept. 24th.