Welcome to the website for
French Lick/West Baden Chamber of Commerce.

We hope you find your visit to our site
Enjoyable as well as Informative.


The mission of the French Lick/ West Baden Chamber of Commerce is to enhance economic growth of the Orange County area by focusing on education, promotion and development of the business community, and those areas of the county affecting business.

Our primary goals are to strengthen our local economy, to promote the community, provide networking opportunities, represent the interest of business with government, and develop community leaders.


Mark Your Calendars for Sunday, August 28th  and Bicentennial edition of the Orange County Historical Society’s Annual Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social.


This year’s event will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. at the historic Lindley House, located on Willow Creek Road in Paoli. Planned events include guided historic home tours, ice cream & homemade desserts, live entertainment, heritage activities and more.  The event is free; however donations will be accepted that afternoon to help maintain and preserve the historic Lindley House site.


Attendees are encouraged to bring their lawn chairs as seating on site will be limited.


OCHS President Robert F. Henderson announced that local or area craftsmen, artists, historians, and skill demonstrations are still being sought for the popular event and invited to set up in and around the front lawn area to demonstrate and sell their wares.  Persons or groups interested in participating should contact him ASAP at 812 653 1212; email rfh2@netsurfusa.net


“We really would like to invite everyone to come out during this Bicentennial year and join us for a fun family event to re-live and share memories of the past.” He said. 


An Orange County 200 History Market area is also being planned that afternoon with various groups being invited to display and sell commemorative type items relating to 200 years of Orange County history.   










The French Lick Scenic Railway is proud to announce that our very useful friend Thomas the Tank Engine will be returning to French Lick, IN this September.

September 17-18 & 24-25, join us for Day Out With Thomas™. Tickets are $19 (ages 2 & older). 
But until June 24th, use PROMO CODE FB16 for $3 off each ticket.

Tickets can be purchased atwww.ticketweb.com/dowt or by calling 1-800-74-TRAIN (M-F 8:30am - 4:30pm). Don't miss out on this very limited time offer. Book your Day Out With Thomas™ Adventure TODAY!





sunset wine cruise on Patoka LakeUnspoiled views of Indiana sunsets from Patoka Lake combine with Indiana wines and hors d'oeuvres / desserts to make for a relaxing summer evening aboard the Patoka Voyager cruise boat!

Sunset Wine Cruise tastings feature only Indiana wineries. Cruises depart from the Patoka Lake Marinadock. Click for map

Ask about our Catered Cruises! Wine, cheese and dessert cruises...let your imagination make it special.

Call for special group pricing and book your tour today.


Tour Times:

  • Wine Cruises: 7:30-9:30 pm on 2nd and 4th  Fridays of June, July & August
  • By appointment when available

Tour Prices:

  • $89.00 per couple
  • $45.00 per individual

*Gate fee not included.

Ticket price includes: Food pairings with 5-7 tastings of wine, 2 full glasses of your favorite, and souvenir glass.
Photo ID required to board vessel. Must be 21 years of age to sail on all Sunset Wine Cruises..

Reservations required

Call (812) 685-2203 ext. 101 
or e-mail us

Tours subject to cancellation...minimum 20 people per tour needed

Schedule of featured wineries:

June 10, 2016

Turtle Run Winery

June 24, 2016 French Lick Winery
July 8, 2016 Winzerwald Winery
July 22, 2016 Windy Knoll Winery
August 12, 2016 Best Winery
August 26, 2016 Oliver Winery