Spencer Main Street actively supports many events that take place in downtown Spencer. The 2nd Annual Tailgate Sale on the Square will kick off the year on April 30, 2022. After that, the Apple Butter Festival, Spencer PRIDE Festival, Farm-to-Table Dinner, Christmas at the Square, and more, will call you back to the Square again and again!

  • Christmas at the Square 2022
    Sat, Dec 03
    Historic Courthouse Square, Spencer
    Dec 03, 12:00 PM – Dec 04, 5:00 PM
    Historic Courthouse Square, Spencer, Spencer, IN 47460, USA
    Winter Market on Market Street. Visit with Santa at the Tivoli Theatre. Holiday photo op on the Courthouse Square. This is your LOCAL holiday celebration!
  • Farm to Table Dinner 2022
    2022 date TBD
    Historic Courthouse Square, Spencer
    2022 date TBD
    Historic Courthouse Square, Spencer, Spencer, IN 47460, USA
    Farm to Table is held by the Owen County Farmers' Market. See for details about this year's event!


Spencer Main Street has been actively involved in sprucing up its mission area, i.e., the nine-block area surrounding the Court House. 



Historic Liars Bench

The courthouse square in Spencer has a new “liar’s bench” on the corner, giving storytellers a location to spin their tales.

A wooden bench was located on this site from the late 1930s to the early 2000s. 

Contributions: SMS, OCRA, IOTD, Sweet Owen CVB, OCCF, Spencer VFW Post 1405, and Babbs.

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Railroad Garden

The Railroad Gardens enhance three full blocks of downtown Spencer, starting from the Courthouse Square and running west along Franklin Street. Spencer Main Street is responsible for having the beds maintained throughout the year.

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January 14, 2017

Too Many to Mention but We'll Try

Past projects include new lamp posts, sidewalks, trees, and benches. Stay tuned! We're just catching our breath.

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Work with us to revitalize Historic Downtown Spencer