May 31 - June 3, 2018

The 16th Annual Niles Family Fun Fair and Bluegrass Festival May 31 thru June 3, 2018. The Niles Riverfront Optimist Club promises the best offering of live Bluegrass & Americana music and an entire weekend of family fun!


The Music festival is FREE and is held in Riverfront Park in downtown Niles, just 8 miles north of South Bend, Indiana. This year over 13 bands will be featured in the four days of live music on the banks of the St. Joseph River. Bring lawn chairs or a blanket and sit on the grass next to the serene St. Joseph River and watch the live musical performances.

Niles Family Fun Fair and Bluegrass/Americana/Folk Music Festival will feature a variety of Carnival Rides & Games, Food, Bingo, a special Kids Zone of activities featuring a Children’s Stage for youth performances, a small petting zoo with pony & camel rides, a pancake breakfast on Saturday & Sunday mornings and lots of other Family Fun. The Family Fun Festival features numerous Vendors with their Hand-Crafted items, along with many Community minded Organizations that will also be selling their Products and Services

See our 2017 Flyer. For this year's schedule of performers go to: or call the Niles Main Street (Downtown Development Association) office at 269-687-4332. You can also email us at