New Carlisle is the place to be July 1st. Every year this festival goes on for 3 days. On July 1st itself the event usually starts off with a parade followed by a welcoming once arrived at the Green. Although it is slightly different every year, the afternoon usually consists of activities for the children, such as face painting, kids prize booths, inflatable bouncy games, jewelry making, sandcastle and fishing competitions, and for all ages activities such as obstacle races, volleyball tournament, and music. The day can be ended by watching spectacular fireworks and sitting in front of a large bonfire on the beach while listening to some live music.
To end the summer in style the municipality offers a Family-FEST with inflatable games, various activities and music.