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The Envisionary Summer in The Haute Challenge is a scavenger hunt of 50 local activities where you can have fun AND win prizes for sending a photo of the experience. The photo with your Name and the Activity # is an entry for the Grand Prize drawing. And photos relevant to the weekly Photo Contest Theme earn a shot at that week's Photo Contest prize.



1 Enjoy one or more of the Activities on our 50 Things To Do List (below)

2 Take a photo of each experience you participate in

3 Send the PHOTO with your NAME (First/Last) and the ACTIVITY # to



For every Activity PHOTO you submit with your NAME and ACTIVITY #, you're entered for a chance at the Grand Prize Drawing on Sept. 2. You can earn up to 50 entries for all 50 activities. 

But there's more!  There's a Photo Contest every week with Prizes for the best photo for that week's theme. And Photo Contest winners get awarded an additional entry for the Grand Prize Drawing. For 14 weeks, there are 14 winners/prizes awarded every Friday.


NOW!!! Here's the List! Have fun!


50 Fun Things to Do in Terre Haute this Summer!

You can do them in no particular order. But some events are date specific and indicated in orange. And you don't need to complete all of them to win; each submitted activity photo gets you one entry for the Grand Prize drawing

1___ Ride The Spirit of Terre Haute Train at Deming Park

2___ Catch a Rex baseball game

3___ Experience live music along the banks of the Wabash with a Terre Haute Community Band concert 

4___ Attend the Banks of the Wabash Festival (May 26-June 4)

5___ Hike, Bike, Jog or Stroll Heritage Trail

6___ Grab a Square Donut. Or a Baesler’s donut. Or a dozen and share!

7___ Listen to live music (or karaoke!) at The Verve, Tolly’s, Terre Haute Brewing Company or Charlie’s

8___ Visit the Terre Haute Farmers Market. Saturday mornings at The Meadows.

9___ Visit the Vigo County Fair (July 9-16)

10___ Walk the Connector Path and trails at Wabashiki Fish & Wildlife Area

11___ Watch a race at the Terre Haute Action Track

12___ Enjoy Community Fourth of July Festivities (The Mile, parade, Community Band concert, fireworks)

13___ Picnic at a Terre Haute or Vigo County Park

14___ Listen to some good music and a glass of wine at Wine on the Wabash (June 25)

15___ Check out the drag races at Wabash Valley Dragway

16___ Visit the alpacas and tour the grounds at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods

17___ Attend Rosebox Music Festival in 12 Points (June 11)

18___ Play a round of disk golf at Deming Park

19___ Check out a book from the Vigo County Public Library

20___ Attend an event at The Mill (Food Truck Friday or a Concert!)

21___ Enjoy a strawberry treat at the Downtown StrawberryFest (June 9)

22___ Bike the mountain bike trails at Griffin Bike Park

23___ Cool off with a snow cone from Kona Ice or MJ’s Cajun Ice

24___ Go camping at a Vigo County Campground (Fowler, Hawthorn, Prairie Creek or Terre Haute Campground)

25___ Walk the labyrinth at Hawthorn Park

26___ Visit the Coke Bottle Sculptures

27___ Catch a beautiful Vigo County sunrise or sunset

28___ Tour the galleries of the Swope Art Museum

29___ Go Ice Skating at Hawthorn Park (July 22)

30___ Watch the planes take off and land at Corsair Cafe 

31___ Enjoy a movie under the stars at the Moonlite Drive-In or a Vigo Parks Movie in the Park event

32___ Visit Ruble Park, Vigo County’s newest park

33___ Snap a photo with one of Terre Haute’s murals!

34___ Experience Summer in the Village at Fowler Park’s Pioneer Village (June 18, July 16, Aug 20)

35___ Volunteer for a local non-profit organization. Need suggestions?

36___ Take the kids to the Terre Haute Children’s Museum

37___ Go skating at The Wigwam, Skateworld, Voorhees Skate Park or Sheridan Skate Park

38___ Grab a coffee from Federal, Gingersnaps, Java Haute, Little Bear, Loose Goose or Macksville

39___ Go for a walk (or run) around Memorial Stadium

40___ Test your knowledge with Trivia Night at Charlies, SonkaBarBotics or Watertower Estates Winery

41___ Grab a float, sundae or Coke at the Vigo County History Center’s Apgar Soda Shop

42___ Play a round of golf at Hulman Links, Idle Creek, Rea Park, The Country Club or Mark’s Par 3 (or putt putt at Bogey's)

43___ Compete in a local fun run, color run, 5K, organized walk or just spectate

44___ Grab a bite from a local food truck

45___ Take in one or more Art Spaces’ public art installations around the community

46___ Picnic riverside at Fairbanks Park

47___ Cool off with ice cream from Green Acres, What's the Scoop?, or another Terre Haute ice cream shop

48___ Visit Veteran’s Memorial Museum, Wabash Valley Railroad Museum or Native American Museum at Dobbs Park

49___ Check out the sweet rides at the Twelve Points Car Show at Collett Park (July 9th)

50___ Have a blast at Bank of Pinball, Bogey’s, Bouncing Barn, eBash, Full Moon Games, Gam3, or X-Treme Lazer Tag

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