Clinton County Indiana


Grab a plate of goodness, try on the latest fashion trends and come smell the roses in Clinton County. Whether you are looking for a place to eat or wanting to buy that special person a beautiful bouquet of flowers, you can find it just steps away from one another that provides amazing customer service.

Clinton County has a variety of venues, festivals and entertainment that will spark your interest. You can find many of these wonderful choices all around Clinton County in Michigantown, Mulberry, Colfax, Rossville, Kirklin and Frankfort!

Food. Fashion. Flowers.

Looking for a place to fill your bellies, Arnis Restaurant, Pepe’s, Slabby’s, Downtown Diner, and Greek’s Pizzeria are just a few that will not disappoint! Wanting to quench your thirst or please your sweet tooth, come try a tasty treat from Gem City Junction, Frankfort Nutrition, and Fresita’s. All are perfect choices to curb your cravings. The Downtown is great for a date night with your special person, a joyous family outing and possibly a special event you have had planned. So, don’t forget to come check out our local delicacies. 

If you are in the mood to shop until you drop, Frankfort has an amazing selection of locally owned business, right here in the main square of Downtown Frankfort. Whether you are looking for that one of a kind antique piece, a perfect outfit for any occasion, Frankfort has it for you. If jewelry is your thing, then you want to stop over at Ellis Jewelers, they are the place to go for your jewelry needs. Over the Back Fence is the place to go for your antique finds and treasures. Around the corner from each other, are three unique boutiques, Delilah’s Boutique, Moxie Mavens, and Whiskey Rose. Then, just a short drive on St. Rd 28 is 27 Leaves, one of our newest editions to our town. Whatever you are looking for, they have open doors for you to explore the newest, trendiest styles! 

Bask in the aroma of the wonderful smells of Heather’s Flowers, located on the Northeast corner of Downtown square of Frankfort. Handmade, crafted, beautiful bouquets and unique gifts. Stop in soon to get yours today, it can be for an anniversary, special event, wedding, or just because you want the beauty in your home.

Just outside of Frankfort, in Clinton County, are amazing towns that can please your needs as well. Wanting to have a delicious pizza pie, Colfax offers the delicious taste of Pizza King pizza. Looking to please your antique needs then head over to Kirklin, they have three stores right down the street from each other, White Lion Antiques, Obank Antiques & Uniques, and 3 Stray Cats. After a great day of antiquing, stop in at Bookers Restaurant, while you are there. If you love eating at different places, check out the Angry Donkey in Michigantown, while you are there stop over at BCS Boutique, it is not your ordinary boutique, you will find many different items to spruce up your everyday flower garden! Mulberry is a place to stop as well. You will want to visit the Southfork restaurant to get your grub on! Still wanting to shop ‘til you drop, then check out the Mustard Seed Boutique, you will find a wonderful hair salon, Studio 51, on the other side of the building. Swing over to Treece’s for dinner and grab drinks at the Rossville Water Bar!


Thursday Thunder is the premier cruise-in in Central Indiana, located in Frankfort, IN. The Clinton County Chamber of Commerce partners with The Frankfort Mainstreet to put on this amazing event. We have car owners that come from as far north as Michigan to as far down as Kentucky. This is the place to be from June through October, we have great live music, fun activities during, a delicious selection of food & treats and you can visit a lot of the locally owned, downtown shops. Our event occurs on the first and third Thursday of the month. It starts at 5:30 to 8 pm. Come down to see the classic vehicles, enjoy the evening, eat and enjoy the fun! 


Take a look at all our great parks in Clinton County, IN!


While visiting Clinton County, stop by the Frankfort TPA Park. The largest of Frankfort’s parks, TPA Park is home to a variety of recreational amenities. TPA Park’s shelters can be reserved for picnics and family reunions. Addition to the pool and shelter houses, TPA park offers lighted baseball diamonds, tennis and basketball courts, volleyball courts, horseshoe pits, playgrounds, picnic facilities and our famous petting zoo. 

The zoo is home to peacocks, goats, pigs, llamas, donkeys and so many more. It is loved by residents and visitors alike. Our newly renovated aviary is home to numerous birds. Be sure to visit the historic cabin for a look into the life of a pioneer family and don’t miss the Park’s well-known holiday light display.

The use of the large shelter is $100. Use of shelters call the TPA Park office at 765-659-3422 

Click this link to be directed to the Frankfort Parks website:


Clinton County parks, preserves, outdoor amenities are as varied and unique as the communities themselves. The Frankfort Lagoons were built by the Del Monte corporation back in the 1968 for treatment of their tomato slurry. By 2003, nearly “120 individuals, businesses and organizations had contributed both money and physical labor” to turn the Lagoons into a recreational area.

The Lagoons are managed by the Frankfort Utility service Board and is the largest pond to the north, covers about 30 acres. Its depth has varied over the years and at times it looks and feels more like a wetland. You can find a variety of great catches while you are there, Bluegill, Channel Cat, Bass, and Walleye over the years. Many have seen sightings of ducks, geese, turtles, Great Blue Herons and Great Egrets.


Prairie Creek Park is in the downtown area of Frankfort, IN. It is fully equipped with an mini playground with a splash pad. The splash pad is perfect for the kids to cool off on a hot day and possibly for a great family outing. You can find a huge stage in the park, The Farmers Bank Performance Center Stage, many performances have been on that stage, along with it being a main focal point for the Hot Dog Festival and Hispanic Festival. The Encompass Credit Union Event Center has hosted many community focused events and meetings. 

If you are interested in renting the center, please visit the parks department website for more information. 


Dorner’s Park is on Frankfort’s south side is another great recreational facility in our community. The park was dedicated to Mr. George Dorner, of Frankfort, IN.

Dorner’s Park is filled with playground equipment, horseshoe pits, shuffleboard, basketball, and tennis courts. Many, many games of horseshoe have been played at the park. The Frankfort’s youth has played pick-up basketball games over on the courts for decades. Dorner’s Park is also a park full of many tree species, you can find and identify areas, an arboretum. You may even find a little friendly library stand over in the arboretum.


Camp Cullom started in 1941 as a Girl Scout Camp due largely to the generosity of the George C Cullom family. IN 1947, the Girl Scout invited the Boy Scouts to join them in operating the camp.  The result was a trust agreement transferring ownership and management of Camp George C Cullom and forming the Clinton County Foundation for Youth in June of 1947.

Camp Cullom is located near Mulberry, Indiana and it is an outdoor lover’s dream. Camp Cullom provides camping sites, a great playground, indoor facilities, hiking and a disc golf course. While you are there stop over to the Prairie Grass Observatory. The camp has been proudly serving the youth of Clinton County, Indiana since 1947. 

Learn more at their website,

The Michigantown PAWpark was a project by an Eagle Scout. It is a great place to enjoy mother nature with your four-legged pal. You and your pup will enjoy the sights while enjoying a great game of “Go Fetch” or letting them run around to play with others. The park is of course located in Michigantown, Indiana.
Every January the Frankfort JAYCEES put on the Fire & Ice Festival in downtown Frankfort. The downtown comes alive with happiness and the sounds of saws as many Professional Ice Carvers sculpt ice sculptures. The ice is carved right in front of you during Frankfort’s annual Fire and Ice Festival. You can bring the whole family down to enjoy the festivities. You can find hot chocolate, fire breathing performers, and enjoy watching the carvers cut into 300-600 pound blocks of ice, right in front of your eyes. All of the sculptures are sponsored by local businesses and organizations throughout Clinton County. Towards the end of the night all of the sculptures will have lights in the middle of them to show off the design in the night. There are plenty of photo opportunities throughout the festival and the week after.

Fire & Ice Festival

During the last weekend in July, the City of Frankfort is booming with music, entertainment and wonderful noise, because for two whole days downtown Frankfort is filled with fun for the whole family. You can bring the family to enjoy live music, many games for adults and children. Demonstrations that will knock your socks off from acts brought from all around the United States. You can always count on the 5k Bun Run where you will find Frankie, the City of Frankfort's mascot. The Frankfort Community Public Library puts on many beautiful art & craft vendors. You will find food vendors to help settle that craving for carnival food and good home cooking. Throughout the years the Hot Dog Festival has a Doxie Derby, where you can sign up to have your Dachshund go head-to-head against other Dachshunds for the title of Doxie Derby Winner. A car show is likely to appear and so much more, you will have to come down and see for yourself in July.

Hot Dog Festival

Every year, in Frankfort, IN we have thousands of guests from neighboring communities come to visit the TPA Park and our local shops. All due to our Festival of Lights, put on by the Frankfort Parks Department! This is a drive thru light show in the middle of TPA Park. The Festival of Lights begins the night of Thanksgiving and goes until the first of the year. It is completely free for the whole family, so fill up the car and head into Frankfort, IN to enjoy the many beautiful lights. Most of the light structures are sponsored by local businesses and organizations in Clinton County too. Shops and restaurants downtown stay open a little later for your enjoyment after you have gone through the park. If you eat at some of the restaurants in Frankfort and the surrounding counties, you may see the new and interactive placemats for the children and family to enjoy.

Festival of Lights

The town of Colfax, IN puts on the wonderful two day event, the Ole Hickory Days, in August. It is right in the middle of the town. You can join in all the fun with the whole family during this wonderful festival. Adults and children can partake in the Hickory Hustle 5k. If you feel you have what it takes you can participate in many of the different competitions during the day. Enjoy the parade full of fire trucks, businesses, semi-trucks, golf carts and so many more. Live music, entertainment, and a car show throughout the event. If you feel your little one has what it takes to enter the Little Mister & Miss Hickory Pageant, it is an adorable and fun time to watch your little one. Enter in the eating competition, basketball tournament, and corn hole tournament. Not only is there an amazing festival happening with tons of activities, you can also find a town wide garage sale, on many of the streets during the festival as well.

Ole Hickory Days