Indiana Bicentennial Celebration 2016

This year, the entire state of Indiana will be celebrating 200 years of progress and the history of Indiana. As Hoosiers we will honor our past through celebrations, art projects and a state-wide Torch Relay. Follow the Bicentennial updates on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Celebrate the Bicentennial in Lake County October 9 and 11. Find out more here. 

Lake County Bicentennial Bison


Felix "Flex" Maldonado was chosen as the artist to create Lake County's bison for the State's Bison-tennial project. The bison was unveiled on July 21, 2016.

Indiana Bicentennial Legacy Projects


Bicentennial Legacy Projects are endorsed programs and events that reflect on Indiana's 200 years of progress. Find all of the projects through the link below.

Torch Relay


Indiana's Torch will pass through all 92 counties over a five week period.
Lake County Torch Bearers
Torch Relay App

The Bicentennial Experience


Visit the Bicentennial Experience, a mobile unit about Indiana traveling throughout the state during the torch relay. The exhibit will be on display October 10, from 9am to 1pm, at County Line Orchard.  

Indiana Bicentennial Hoosier Hoopla Munster


Do you have an event that would highlight the history of Indiana's 200 year legacy? Submit your event to the state's Bicentennial Commission. Events will be posted to the their site here if approved.


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