50 Things to Do in Terre Haute in March

See ya, winter! We’re ready for spring! This month we’re looking forward to 50 things to do in Terre Haute in March including a St. Patrick’s parade, an unstoppable women’s conference, a free “city of wellness” event at Rose-Hulman, the chance to meet royal princesses, musical theater at ISU for kids (with Frog and Toad!), and a Spring Break party with swimming and volleyball! Read on for details! 

Things to Do in Terre Haute in March 

Friday, March 3-Sunday, March 5. Parke Players Presents Steel Magnolias at the Ritz Theater in Rockville.

Saturday, March 18. Y Not Tri with the Vigo County YMCA. Swim, bike, run!

Thursday, March 24-Sunday, March 27. Watch the “Water Circus” in Terre Haute. 

Saturday, March 26. Alpaca Encounter at White Violet Center. Alpacas might be all the rage on social media but there’s nothing quite like meeting them in real life! Get up close and personal with our fuzzy alpacas. See why they’re so beneficial to the White Violet Center for Eco-Justice’s USDA-certified organic farm. Learn about their magnificent fiber, how it comes from the animal and is transformed into luxurious textiles. Then make your very own ornament from alpaca fiber. $25 each. 

Saturday, March 26. Minute-to-Win-it Family Social at the Pride Center. 

Saturday, March 26. Kombucha and Girl Scout Cookie Flights at Ferm Fresh. 

Friday, March 25th and Saturday, March 26. Shattered Nightmares Haunted House. 

Monday, March 28 at 3:00 pm. Ages 12-19: Are you having trouble falling asleep as the days get longer? Block out those bothersome rays and learn basic sewing skills by creating your own eye mask at the Vigo County Public Library! Supplies will be provided.

Monday, March 28. Haute Create Kits: Detective Agency. Ages 7-11: Travel to famous cities, look for clues, and solve crimes with Detective Agency from Osmo®! This seek-and-find game will introduce your child to new locations, famous landmarks, and different cultures from around the world! Register for the instructional session from the Vigo County Public Library for a brief introduction to the game before putting on your detective hat for self-directed play.

Monday, March 28-April 1. Crossroad Cyclery Spring Break Day Camp

Monday, March 28-April 1. Spring Break Camp with CASY. 

Monday, March 28-31. The Purdue Extension SPARK Clubs will take place from March 28-31 from 8:30-3pm at the Vigo County Fairgrounds, unless otherwise noted. Registration is open through March 23, registration is limited to 20 members a day. Themes include: “My Health and Me,” “Out of this World,” “Follow the Leader,” and “Animal Science.” 
Tuesday, March 29. 3pm. Free showing of Mitchells vs the Machines at the WEST branch of the Vigo County Public Library. Refreshments will be served. 

Wednesday, March 30. Free showing of Raya and the Last Dragon at the Vigo County Public Library. 

Wednesday, March 30. Choose your own ART-venture with the Vigo County Public Library. Ages 12-19: Combat spring break boredom and express your creative side! Visit the Teen Space to select from a variety of art projects, available for you to complete at the Library or to take home.

Thursday, March 31-April 3. A Year with Frog and Toad, a theatrical production with the ISU Theater Department. 

March 28-April 1. Spring break camp at the Vigo County YMCA. 

March 28-April 1. Spring break camps with Maker Studio at 12 Points.  

Dreaming of summer? Camp coordinators, We need your summer camp info as soon as possible!

Want more local fun? Our Easter guide is coming soon! In the meantime, check out the “Local Places to Visit” section of our site! 

As always, typos happen and details change! Please confirm event plans with hosting organizations. Haute Happenings does not advise on or endorse events or the safety measures taken (or not taken) during the time of Covid-19. Please make wise and responsible health decisions for our community and your family!  

The fun has ended for these great events: 

February 26-March 4. Celebrate Seuss at Once Upon a Child. Coloring contest, win books, coupons for teachers and their classrooms. 

Tuesday, March 1. Register for the “Early Literacy Kit: Shape Recognition”, “Kids Make and Take Kit: Transportation,” and “Teen Take and Make: Gems and Geodes” from the Vigo County Public Library. 

Wednesday, March 2. 7:00-9:00 pm.  ISU Speaker Series: Steve Inskeep.  This event has been canceled. 

Thursday, March 3 and Tuesday, March 8. FREE football training camp at Strive 365. 

Friday, March 4 and Saturday, March 5. Dress Rehearsal for Murder: A Murder Mystery Theater Production at Maple Ave United Methodist Church. 

Friday, March 4. 5:30 pm. Power Yoga at the Climbing Cafe. Looking to gain strength, balance, and flexibility for climbing or everyday life? This yoga class is taught for climbers in mind by one of our very own climbers, Keenan. Members, your class is free, but you still need to grab your ticket online.

Friday, March 4. Mardi Gras at the Terre Haute Brewing Company. Join us for the annual Swope Mardi Gras party at the Terre Haute Brewing Company! Come enjoy the Big Fun Band and the crowning of the King and Queen.

Friday, March 4. 6:30 pm. Big Read Keynote Speaker with Dr. Keith Byerman. Dr. Keith Byerman, Indiana State University Professor of English, will introduce the work and legacy of Big Read author Toni Morrison and will highlight Margaret Garner, an escaped slave whose story inspired the character of Sethe in Beloved. Dr. Byerman will discuss how Morrison transformed Garner’s tale into an award-winning novel and how she also wrote the libretto for the opera Margaret Garner

Saturday, March 5. Mix your sugar, choose your color, and spin your cotton candy at “Mix and Make” day at Cotton Chaos! 

Saturday, March 5. Fun in the Sun with Savannah at the Pride Center. Chalk drawing, hula hooping, cornhole, bubbles, hopscotch

Saturday, March 5. 4-H Horse and Pony Tack Auction at the Wabash Valley Fairgrounds. 

Saturday, March 5. Classic Innovations concert with Terre Haute Symphony Orchestra. 

Saturday, March 5 and Sunday, March 6. At winter’s end, Parke County’s Maple Syrup Producers begin tapping the maple trees that provide sugar water for making maple syrup. Join in on the fun the last weekend of February and the first weekend of March at the Parke County Maple Fair™.

Monday, March 7. Board game night at the WEST branch of the Vigo County Public Library. 

Monday, March 7 at 10:00 am. Ready to Read Storytime at the Vigo County Public Library. Whether you’re looking to bond with your little one, meet new friends, or prepare for their first day at Kindergarten, you can capture your child’s imagination at Ready to Read Storytime

Thursday, March 10. Discoverers: Windy March at the Terre Haute Children’s Museum. Hold onto your hat! Discoverers and their caregivers investigate wind and the air around us as we harness the wind to move a variety of objects.

Featured Event! 

March 10. Public open house with Wabash Valley Riverscape

Friday, March 11. Terre Haute Women’s Conference. The Terre Haute Women’s Conference is coming back to an in-person event! Join at SMWC on March 11. Featuring former pro-athlete Jennifer Magley, Terre Haute native Laura Burdick, world-traveler Bo Turner, local investor Tiffany Baker, and more! 

Friday, March 11. Gnome painting class at Makers Studio. 

Saturday, March 12. Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with green beer and live entertainment at Cannonball Harley-Davidson. 

Saturday, March 12. Youth mixer at the Pride Center. 

Saturday, March 12. P-Factor Days at Sky King Airport. fly-in or drive-in for specialty pancakes and the chance to look at aircraft! 

Saturday, March 12. 11:00 am. Storytime and craft at Little Bear Coffee Co. 

Saturday, March 12. Royal Princess Party with Cinderella and Belle at Wigwam Skate Center. Kids let their imaginations soar during one-of-a-kind Princess-themed activities. Beautiful Princesses are waiting to greet you and share in your hopes and dreams prior to taking a photo in our beautiful backdrop. You may take part in Storytime and our Princess Coronation with Cinderella & Belle.

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Saturday, March 12. Watch the St. Patrick Parade or join the Irish Dash. The Parade (beginning at Corporate Square and heading west down Ohio, ending at St. Patrick School) kicks off at 1pm. The day will wrap with the Dueling Pianos Event at 8pm.

Saturday, March 12. Spark! Creative Design Competition with Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.  High school students will have fun collaborating with other teens and Rose-Hulman students as they complete science, engineering, and math challenges for bragging rights and to win spectacular prizes. Spectators welcome! 

Saturday, March 12. Stand Against Suicide at Grace Community Church and 12 Points Pop-Up Market. We will have volunteers all around the area holding our awareness signs, resource tables that will have informational handouts, food, and fun!

Saturday, March 12. Day 1 of 7 week dance and cheer program at the Vigo County YMCA. 

Monday, March 14 and Tuesday, March 15. Auditions for Shrek the Musical at Community Theater of Terre Haute. 

Monday, March 14. Big Read Film: Beloved. Free showing at the West Branch of the Vigo County Public Library. 

Tuesday, March 15. ISU Performing Arts Series: Broadway Tonite! Take a trip down Broadway memory lane and revisit Broadway classics! Broadway Tonite Live! will be coming to ISU as part of the Performing Arts Series on March 15th, 2022, at 7:30 in Tilson Auditorium.

Thursday, March 17. Celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day with Irish food and live music at The Red Barn. 

Thursday, March 17. Wear green and skate for free at The Wigwam. 

Friday, March 18. Adult’s night out at the Vigo County YMCA. Blast from the past sock hop! 

Friday, March 18. Max and Honey’s “Floral Showpiece” event with refreshments and supplies provided. 

Friday, March 18 at 4:00 pm. Frog and Toad Storytime at the Vigo County Public Library. Say hello to Frog and Toad, the stars of the Indiana State University Department of Theater’s upcoming production of the Broadway musical A Year with Frog and Toad. Meet the actors, enjoy refreshments, listen to one of Frog and Toad’s many adventures from their classic children’s series, and take a photo with the main characters!

Featured Event! 

Saturday March 19. 9:30 am-4:00 pm. The Maple Center Presents: City of Wellness. This is a FREE showcase for healthy living in the Wabash Valley with integrative health professionals and a variety of topics! Discover all the options available to you as you walk the path to a happier and healthier lifestyle. Located at Rose Hulman Institute of Technology in the Mussallem Union.

Saturday, March 5 and 19. Winter Market for the Terre Haute Farmers’ Market at Meadows Shopping Center. 

Saturday, March 19. Team Acorn call out meeting for the youth triathlon club.

Saturday, March 19. Art Hacks: Wind Chimes at the Vigo County Public Library. 

Saturday, March 19. Free car seat inspection and fitting at the Vigo County Public Library. CASY will provide with free car seats for those in need and free books for your children

Saturday, March 19. Family Yoga at the Vigo County Public Library. Breathing exercises and yoga poses will develop your family’s inner awareness, while games and music will connect you to in the outer world. After yoga, take a walk to the Pride Center for a tour of their facility.

Monday, March 21. Spring Break Travel Kit for Kids and teens. Ages 5-11: Are you and your family going out of town for Spring Break? Keep your children entertained while you’re in the car or airplane with a travel-friendly Spring Break backpack from the Vigo County Public Library! Activities include automobile bingo, a portable drawing board, a pop-it fidget toy, and a copy of J. Patrick Lewis’ and Douglas Florian’s Poem-mobiles: Crazy Car Poems. Ages 12-19 can stave off boredom with a Spring Break backpack filled with travel-friendly entertainment! Select an audiobook to share with your family from the recommended reading list, play a few rounds of license plate bingo, use a pop-it fidget toy to relax, or pass the time reading your new copy of Pete Hautman’s Road Tripped.

Thursday, March 25. Spring break volleyball, food, pool, and games at the Vigo County YMCA.