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About “ISFA 1” Promotional Vehicle

The award-winning “ISFA 1” is a 26 ½ foot step van with a custom designed and colorful ISFA promotion wrap that features the 2024 Indiana Festival Guide Cover and highlights 70+ of Indiana’s Festivals, Fairs & Events. In addition, colorful mylar fringe is added to the bottom during appearances. 

A 61 minute custom sound track that features fanfares, patriotic, festival and Hoosier musical selections and announcements, a custom light package and two bubble machines that produce over 6,000 bubbles per minute make for a real festive touch to any ISFA member festival parade or event. The 3 speakers produce sound heard a block away (don’t place near bands in line-up). 

Need a unique addition to your Festival Parade or Event?

Fill out the form below to request an appearance at your parade, festival, fair, or event at NO COST (Note: Appearance subject to availability on first come / first serve basis and not guaranteed.)

For Questions, call Doug Weisheit at
765-592-1662 or email info@indianafestivals.org.

 

ISFA 1 appearances ….121 in 2023……8 Awards!!!!!

January 7 & 8 | Fairs &Festivals Convention – Indianapolis

February 25 & 26 | Parke County Maple Fair

March
4 & 5 | Parke County Maple Fair
18 | St. Patrick’s Celebration
19 | St. Partrick’s Mass & Parade
19-22 |  Indiana Tourism Association Convention – Elkhart –“2023 Best Advocacy Initiative Award Winner”

April
ISFA Spring Workshop
Rock the Block 5K/10K/Walk – Center Grove High School start
Parke County CVC Annual Meeting – Turkey Run State Park & Inn
Mayor of Franklin – City Hall
Festival Country Visitor’s Center
Columbus Area Visitor’s Center
Perry County Dogwood Festival – Cannelton
Perry County Dogwood Festival – Rome
Orleans Dogwood Festival Parade
Bridgeton Rendezvous

May
Zoom Town Covered Bridge 5K
Putnam County CVB
Parke County CVC
AES 500 Festival Parade
Memorial Day Parade – New Castle “Most Unique Entry Award Winner”
Henry County Visitor’s Center

June
3 | Rosedale Strawberry Festival Parade
3 | Main Street Rockville Cruise-In, Motorcycle, Scooter & Bike Show
8 | BBQ Bash at The Fountain Trust Company – Brookston
9 | Taste of Shelby County
10 | ISFA Board Meeting – Hendricks County Fairgrounds
10 | Indy Tattoo Festival
14 | Indiana Tourism Association meeting at Connor Prairie
17 | Johnson County Machinery Show (Michele Hardman)
20 | Spark Fishers
24 | Morgan County Antique Machinery Show (Darla & Scott Blazey)
24 | Freedom Festival Parade (Darla & Scott Blazey)
27 | Indiana Tourism Association meeting at Holiday World
30 | Madison Regatta Parade

July
1 | Wolcott Festival
1 | City of Knox – Family Fun Day Parade
3 | Franklin Firecracker Festival
4 | Linton Freedom Festival Parade “Adult Division 1st Place Award Winner“
4 | Bridgeton Mill & Dam 200th year celebration
8 | Three Rivers Festival Parade
13 | Parke County Fair Parade
15 | Johnson County Fair Parade
16 | Putnam County Fair Parade
21 | Hendricks County Fair appearance
21 | Terre Haute Visitor’s Center visit
22 | Circus City Festival Parade & pre-Circus appearance at Circus Tent
23 | Elkhart County Fair Parade
28 | Lafayette Visitor’s Center visit
28 | Pierogi Fest Parade
29 | Frankfort Hot Dog Festival 5K procession
29 | Indiana Black Expo Parade – Anderson
29 | Darlington Festival appearance

August
1 | Turkey Run Inn – State Broadband Western Meeting
3 | Indiana State Fair Parade
4 | Indiana State Fair Parade
5 | Owensville Watermelon Festival Parade –Ribbon Award
6 | Jasper Strassenfest Parade “Parade Marshalls Award Winner”
9 | Indiana State Fair Parade
11 | Indiana State Fair Parade
12 | Touch of Dutch Parade
12 | Ernie Pyle Festival Parade
16 | Indiana State Fair Parade
17 & 18 | Greensburg Power of the Past – School Days Visits
18 | Indiana State Fair Parade
19 | Elwood Glass Festival Parade
19 | Indiana State Fair Parade
20 | Yellowstone Trail Parade
20 | Indiana State Fair Parade
23 | Parke County CVC Meeting
24 | Columbus Visitor’s Center
24 | Madison Visitor’s Center
25 | Swiss Wine Festival Parade – “Just for Fun Award Winner”
26 | Indiana Bacon Festival
27 | Bridgeton Civil War Days

September
1 | Little Italy Festival Parade
2 | Auburn-Cord-Duesenberg Festival Parade
3 | Farmers Pike Peak
4 | Marshall County Blueberry Festival Parade
Ligonier Marshmallow Festival Parade
Ligonier Visitor’s Center & Gift Shop
9 | Valpo Popcorn Festival Parade
9 | Roanoke Festival Parade =“Best Commercial Vehicle Winner”
10 | Columbus Scottish Festival
10, 11 & 12 | Friendship Flea Market
15 | Parke Heritage Homecoming Parade 
16 | Tree City Festival Parade
16 | Founders Festival Parade –“Best Commercial Float Winner”
16 | Nappanee Apple Festival
17 | Attica Heritage Days Parade
23 | Festival of the Turning Leaves Parade
23 & 24 | Atlanta New Earth Festival
29 & 30 | Persimmon Festival & Parade
30 | Newport Antique Auto Hill Climb Parade

October
1 | Newport Antique Auto Hill Climb
7 | Riley Festival Parade
7 | ETHOS
8 | Bloomfield Apple Festival Parade
13 | Parke County Covered Bridge Festival – Rockville Square
14 | Parke County Covered Bridge Festival Queen Pageant
15 | Parke County Covered Bridge Festival – Bridgeton
16 | Parke County Covered Bridget Festival – Montezuma
17 | Daviess County CVC Board Meeting – Washington
17 | Greene County CVC Board Meeting – Greene County Fairgrounds
19 | The Fountain Trust Company – Dig for Cash – Veedersburg
21 & 22 | Parke County Covered Bridge Festival – Montezuma
23 | The Fountain Trust Company – Dig for Cash – Williamsport
25 | The Fountain Trust Company – Dig for Cash – Covington
26 | The Fountain Trust Company – Dig for Cash – Darlington
27 | Hoosier Energy @ Bloomington Headquarters
27 & 28 | Kiwanis Indiana Balloon Festival
30 | The Fountain Trust Company – Dig for Cash – Waynetown

November
10 & 11 | ISFA Annual Meeting, Board Retreat & Pageant
16 | Festival Country – final appearance
16 | delivered ISFA 1 for the 2024 re-wrap to Mikels Signs

How does my festival / event get featured on the side(s) of the “ISFA 1” vehicle in 2025? 

Listing on “ISFA 1” is FREE for ISFA festival, fair, or event memberships at $825 or  $925 Membership levels (Select Options “S”, “U”, “V” or purchase ads with the membership that equals $825 or $925) to be on one side of ISFA 1.

The ¼ page ads will be on both sides of ISFA 1 with a logo size the same size as the $825 & $925 Memberships.

The ½ page ads will be on both sides of ISFA 1 with “additional artwork”between the flags in the top row with logo size the same size as the $825 & $925 Memberships, or on the side hood panel or on the door or on the side bump out to ISFA 1.

The Full page ads will be on both sides of ISFA 1 with “Additional artwork” between the flags in the top row with logo sizetwice the size” of all other Membershipsor on a panel as agreed by the member and ISFA 1 Board Committee that has space twice the size of the other memberships.

How does my DMO / organization get featured on the back of the “ISFA 1” vehicle in 2025? 

Partnerships that have at least a $4,400 buy-in for the 2025 Indiana Festival Guide (this includes memberships and ads combined) will have their logo placed on the back of ISFA 1.

The Top 9 organizations of ad and membership purchases will be featured on the center doors with all others on the outer sections of the back of ISFA 1.

In 2024, 36 organization & DMOs are featured on the rear panel.  on the rear pane. In 2023, 32 organizations & DMO’s were featured. In 2022, the top 22 organizations and DMO buy-ins were featured on the rear panel.

 

Additional FRONT COVER Perk!

The current Indiana Festival Guide Cover will be featured largely on each side of “ISFA 1.” Thus, if you purchase the cover position on a future guide, you will receive this extra bonus at NO ADDITIONAL COST and have your very own traveling advertisement.

 

ISFA 1 – 2023 Version

Have you seen us? Gallery of Appearances

2023 Parke County Covered Bridge Festival – Rockville

500 Festival in 2022 | Photo Credit: ITA, Carrie Lambert