Over 90 local restaurants in Muncie/Delaware County!

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 cuisines. Muncie/Delaware County has a wide range of food types to “tantalize your palate”.

And if you are looking for fast food…there are plenty to choose from. The county has over 100 fast food restaurants. You will never go hungry when visiting the area.


Holiday Arts & Culture Night + Minnetrista’s Enchanted Luminaria Walk

Holiday Arts & Culture Night + Minnetrista’s Enchanted Luminaria Walk

Saturday, December 4, 2021, 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Muncie, IN – Celebrate the holiday season with a diverse array of seasonal activities throughout Ball State University’s campus and Minnetrista as they host their annual Holiday Arts & Culture Night and Enchanted Luminaria Walk on Saturday, December 4, from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Ball State’s Integrated Cultural Committee plans to kick-off the holiday season with events like an outdoor Holiday in Bloom at the Rinard Orchid Greenhouse, Luminaria Lights through Christy Woods, holiday productions, demos, and more.

For more information, view the Arts and Cultural Calendar.

Holiday Arts & Culture Night Campus Events:
Saturday, December 4, 2021

Rinard Orchid Greenhouse & Christy Woods

Outdoor Holiday in Bloom with Luminaria-lit walk through Christy Woods from 6:00-9:00 p.m.

Charles W. Brown Planetarium  Earth, Moon, and Sun at 3:30 p.m.

The Christmas Star at 5:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

John E. Worthen Arena  Ball State vs. Pittsburgh Women’s Basketball Game at 1:00 p.m.

John R. Emens College-Community Auditorium  Muncie Symphony Orchestra Holiday Pops Concert at 7:30 p.m.

David Owsley Museum of Art  Festive Holiday Open House from 6:00-9:00 p.m.

Marilyn K. Glick Center  Glass Demos and Sale from 5:00-9:00 p.m.

The holiday fun does not stop there! Seasonal activities of choral concerts, continued planetarium shows, athletic events, and a special exhibition at DOMA continues through December 22. Enjoy the holiday season with Ball State’s Cultural Corridor!


Additional Events:

Opera Theatre: Amahl & the Night Visitors
Dec. 4 at 3:00 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church

University Singers
Dec. 5 at 7:30 p.m. at Sursa Hall

Ball State Symphony Orchestra
Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m. at Sursa Hall

A Christmas Carol
Dec 9-18 at University Theatre

The Christmas Star
Dec. 10-11, Dec. 17-18 at Charles W. Brown Planetarium

Ball State Basketball
Dec. 11, 12 at 1:00 p.m. & Dec. 20 at 6:30 p.m. at Worthen Arena

Holiday Choral Concert
Dec. 12 at 3:00 p.m. & 6:00 p.m. at Sursa Hall

Earth, Moon, & Sun
Dec. 11, 18 at 3:30 p.m. at Charles W. Brown Planetarium

Memories & Inspiration: The Kerry and C. Betty Davis Collection of African American Art
Sept. 23 – Dec. 22 at DOMA


Shop Small Business Saturday in Muncie/Delaware County

Shop Small Business Saturday in Muncie/Delaware County

Support the Muncie community by shopping small on November 27. The Saturday after Thanksgiving will be the eleventh annual Small Business Saturday, hosted by American Express.

Shop Small was founded in 2010 by American Express to promote Small Business Saturday. Shop Small and Small Business Saturday promote the patronization of locally-owned independent businesses throughout the United States. American Express wants to ensure that small businesses remain in operation. To highlight and promote small businesses, American Express provides financial support, credit initiatives, promotes small businesses on their Shop Small social media accounts, highlights Black-owned businesses, and creates interactive maps that show small businesses throughout the United States. For more information on American Express, Shop Small, and Small Business Saturday, click here.

For a list of shopping in the Muncie /Delaware County area scan the QR code or visit: https://visitmuncie.org

-Mila Vernon, Muncie Visitors Bureau Intern




The Delaware County Convention & Tourism Commission will meet in Executive Session on Friday, November 12th at 9am.  Pursuant to Indiana Code, the Commission will meet in Executive Session to consider applications. 5-14-1.5-6.1 (b)(10)(B)

Ball State University in Muncie, IN

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 facilities. Residence halls that combine emerging technology with environmentally friendly design. Athletic venues that host NCAA Division I teams. Libraries. Food courts. Not to mention landmarks such as Beneficence, Shafer Tower, and Frog Baby. There’s a lot to take in on the vibrant campus. The best way to experience it all is to schedule a visit. Or take our virtual tour to see highlights online, including 360-degree views of the student recreation center and residence hall rooms.

Whether you are coming here as a student or settling here long-term, Muncie and Delaware County offers some of the most affordable housing in the country. Plus, the community has a variety of dining, shopping, and other entertainment and cultural attractions throughout the year.

Muncie, population of about 70,000, is home to cultural and recreational amenities such as the Minnetrista, Cardinal Greenways, Prairie Creek Reservoir, The Academy of Model Aeronautics, and Muncie Civic Theatre, plus many opportunities on campus like the David Owsley Museum of Art, Marilyn K Glick Center for Glass, Rinard Orchid Greenhouse, and Emens Auditorium. The city ranks as the most affordable place to live in the U.S., according to Realtor.com, and the Indiana Chamber of Commerce has twice recognized Muncie as the Community of the Year.

For more information on Ball State University visit: https://www.bsu.edu/about/muncie

For information on Muncie visit: https://www.visitmuncie.org