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Experience Muncie Through Gift Giving

Stumped on what to snag for your loved ones this holiday season? Muncie has many gems like local artists, shops, and experiences that scream “perfect gift.” Does that special someone in your life have a sweet tooth? Find special treats at Lowery’s Candies. They’ve been locally owned since 1941! Talk…

Holiday Cheer in Muncie

Holiday Train at Canan Commons

There’s just something about this time of year—the sense of community, the warmth of shared celebrations, and the spirit of giving that fills every corner of our charming city. Are you looking for some festive fun in Muncie? Look no more. There are a sleigh-full of events happening this 2023…

Welcome to the National Model Aviation Museum

The National Model Aviation Museum is the largest model aviation museum in the world with over 11,000 artifacts in its collections. Visit the Museum and view the largest collection of model aircraft in the United States. Discover how aeromodeling helped change the world of aviation and examine the astonishing craftsmanship…

Over 90 local restaurants in Muncie/Delaware County!

Did you know that Muncie/Delaware County has over 90 small business restaurants? If you are in the mood for steak, burgers, fish, pasta, soup, or salad…Muncie has you covered. Although the area has plenty of burgers and pizza, you can also find Indian, Chinese, Japanese, Cuban, Thai, Mexican and Hispanic…

Ball State University in Muncie, IN

Top-ranked academic programs make Ball State University one of the best in the Midwest. Ball State has grown into a world-class university with highly respected programs in education, architecture, business, communications, fine arts, sciences and humanities, and the health professions. Seven academic colleges featuring some of the most advanced educational…

Pawnee, IN…the real Muncie?

Pawnee, Indiana is the fictional setting for the TV show, Parks and Recreation. Parks and Recreation premiered on NBC in 2009 and ran for 7 seasons with 124 episodes.  The show follows the adventures of the local parks and recreation department employees, led by Deputy Director Leslie Knope (played by…

Middletown Studies

In the 1920s, Robert and Helen Lynd led a team of sociologists in a study of a typical middle-American community. The Lynds chose Muncie as the locale for their field research, although they never specifically identified it as “Middletown” the fictional name of the town in their study. Muncie received national attention after the…

Bob Ross Tickets and Special Hotel Rates

The Bob Ross Experience From an unassuming public television studio in Muncie, IN, Bob Ross inspired generations of viewers with his soft-spoken voice and pallet knife. While “The Joy of Painting” is popular around the world, many people do not realize much of the series was filmed in the historic…

David Letterman connection with Ball State University

Another famous alumni of Ball State University is late-night talk show legend, David Letterman. Letterman was born in Indianapolis and graduated from Ball State in 1969. Letterman launched his career in radio on the Ball State radio station WBST and later WAGO AM 570. After graduation, he took a position…

Why Garfield the Cat?

The question is often asked why Garfield is used on the Muncie Visitors Bureau logo. The answer is quite simple…Jim Davis, the creator of Garfield. Jim Davis was born and raised in neighboring Grant County. He attended Ball State University where he studied art and business. Jim Davis started publishing…