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The Hamilton County Bicentennial Commission will host the ultimate Bicentennial Bash to round out an incredible year of 200th anniversary happenings.

This free, open-house style event is family-friendly and designed to celebrate all that Hamilton County has to offer! Just some of what will be available:

  • Free food

  • Live music

  • Short film commemorating the Bicentennial year

  • Free raffle associated with a canned food drive

  • Art show in partnership with Nickel Plate Arts that includes commissioned works from the Bicentennial book, “200 Years of Change: Celebrating Hamilton County, Indiana”

  • Displays from non-profits around the county, many of whom hosted Bicentennial events

  • Fun photo opportunities

  • Limited-edition merchandise including the Bicentennial book

  • Free giveaways


December 3, 2023, 1-5 p.m.

Ivy Tech Hamilton County

300 N. 17th St.

Noblesville, IN 46060


The public is invited to attend this free event! Tickets will become available in October 2023.

The Bicentennial is still accepting vendors for this event. Hamilton County-based non-profit organizations can apply and must showcase a piece of Hamilton County history in their booth. Potential vendors can email for information.

The Bicentennial is also accepting sponsors for this event. Those interested can email for information.


The Bicentennial year kicked off on January 22, 2023, during a free event at the Palladium, Center for the Performing Arts in Carmel. Since then, more than 40 unique events and initiatives spanning 5 townships have highlighted Hamilton County’s rich history and its connection to today. Programming will continue through the summer and fall with over a dozen opportunities to celebrate the remaining 4 townships. (Event details available at The Bicentennial Bash will conclude the festivities for the entire Hamilton County community.

About the Hamilton County Bicentennial

The Hamilton County Bicentennial Commission was established by the Hamilton County Board of Commissioners as the official oversight agency for the upcoming 200th anniversary of the county in 2023. It will do so in partnership with the Hamilton County Historical Society and Hamilton County Tourism, Inc. Duke Energy, Hamilton County, the Hamilton East Public Library and Hamilton County Tourism are all lead sponsors of the Bicentennial activities. For more information, visit or follow HamCoTurns200 on Facebook and Instagram.



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