NAPPANEE, IN - March 7, 2012 – America’s Tour and Travel website,, has named the Amish Acres Arts & Crafts Festival a TOP 10 Event in Indiana. The goal of the website is to encourage travel across these United States and encourage visitors from around the world to explore all that America has to offer. The Festival is also named a Top 100 Event in the United States by the American Bus Association (ABA) for 2013; the fifth time in the last eight years. Paul F. Smith, president of, goes on to say, “Out of the hundreds of events that happen each year across Indiana—we have selected yours as one of the TOP 10 that represents your state very well. “ The Arts and Crafts Festival, among others, joins the Indianapolis 500 Festival, Fort Wayne’s Three Rivers Festival, Jasper Strassenfest, Indiana State Fair, Madison Chautauqua Festival of Art, and Parke County Covered Bridge Festival in Indiana’s Top 10 Events.

Amish Acres Arts & Crafts Festival begins its next half century celebrating 51 years August 1 - 4, 2013. Over 300 artists and crafters from across the country will ply their trade and sell their wares around the historic farm’s pond. Farm wagon rides, marionettes and magic shows, famous family style Threshers Dinner in the century old barn restaurant, and guided house and farm tours intertwine the festival’s and farm’s attractions. Continuous free entertainment throughout the four days along with festive food concoctions including kettle corn, pulled pork sandwiches, and breaded Hoosier tenderloins bring a distinctive flavor to the annual event. Smith further states, “The event Amish Acres hosts every year is a vital part of the amazing culture that we maintain here in America and we are proud of all that you do.”

The America Companies created as The United States Destination Marketing Agency to promote travel within the 50 States of this union, the District of Columbia and the U.S. territories in the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean. This agency works to encourage domestic travel and international visitation in the tourism and convention industry while promoting the patriotic spirit of the American culture.

For more information about Amish Acres Arts & Crafts Festival call (800) 800‐4942 or visit the website at NOTE TO EDITORS: Richard Pletcher, founder and CEO, is available for interview. Coverage invited.