With a rich history, beautiful views of the Ohio River and booming arts districts, it’s a snap to take breathtaking pictures around Evansville. Visit hashtagable hot spots with this guide to the most Instagrammable places in Evansville.

Self.e Alley

neon_muralTake a selfie at Self.E Alley! Several murals are tucked right into an alleyway at 318 Mian Street. Take and send everyone fun greetings from Evansville. Find more with this map to all the murals of Evansville.

Joan Marchand Bridge


If you’re walking, biking, or running along the Pigeon Creek Greenway, you’ll likely cross the Joan Marchand Bridge. Built it 1891, it’s found at the mouth of Pigeon Creek on the Ohio River. It became a pedestrian-only bridge in 1996 and now offers an unmatched view over the Ohio River. The red bridge is a striking industrial backdrop for your selfies.

The Pagoda

pagodaThe Pagoda itself is a breathtaking site with the year-round river views, and the soon-to-be new home of the Evansville Parks Department.

Haynie’s Corner Fountain

hc_fountainSitting at the heart of this Evansville’s arts district is this iconic stone fountain. It serves as a gathering place during community events like First Fridays or Funk in the City. It also symbolizes the convergence of four different Evansville neighborhoods, serving as a meaningful ‘meet me in the middle’ marker.

North Main Street Gateway Mural

n_main_mc_muralOne of Evansville’s most recognizable murals is painted on a building at 28 W Indiana Street and serves as a colorful welcome to the North Main Street Neighborhood. 

Hello From Franklin Street

hello_franklinWest Franklin Street is the place for annual events, specialty shops, local restaurants and nightlife with all the live music. There truly is something for everyone to take a picture of day or night.

The Marker

marker_pinEvansville’s shiniest selfie spot is a work of art. The Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana commissioned the stainless-steel globe on top of a ten-foot-long metal pole, resembling a map marker. It reflects the beautiful views of downtown from WNIN at 2 Main Street.

Old Vanderburgh County Courthouse

courthouseOnce you see it, you’ll understand why it’s one of the most photogenic buildings in Evansville. The building sits on an entire city block and its dome is the most iconic skyline highlights in Evansville. The Old Courthouse was built in 1890 and has stood the test of time.

Bru Burger Bar

bruBru Burger has one of the most unique locations in Evansville. It’s built inside a lovingly restored Greyhound Bus Station that celebrates its Art Deco flair from 1938. The vibrant blue exterior and neon signs will make your photo op pop.

Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve

wesselmanThis 200-acre nature preserve sits right in the middle of the city. A photo any time of the year is a site worth seeing, but it’s hard to beat the beautiful foliage found on the nature trails in the fall.

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