Welcome to Goshen!
Getting to Goshen
The River Bend Film Festival main location is on Main Street in Goshen. The Goshen Theater address is 216 South Main Street.
South Bend Regional Airport (SBN) is located about 45 minutes from River Bend Film Festival H.Q. A little further out is Chicago’s O’Hare (ORD) or Midway (MDW) – Goshen is located about 2.5 hours from Chicago.
The South Shore Line runs from downtown Chicago to the South Bend Regional Airport for around $10.
If you are coming from another major city in the Midwest, check the Amtrak site for lines going to Elkhart, Indiana.
From the 80/90 Toll Road
Take the Bristol exit, which is also State Road 15. Follow State Road 15 south approximately 10 miles until you get to downtown Goshen.
From U.S. 33
(From the northwest) Follow U.S. 33 into the town of Goshen, where it will intersect with State Road 15. Take State Road 15 south until you see the bright lights of Goshen.
(From the southeast) Follow U.S. 33 to College Avenue. Turn left on College Avenue and continue one mile State Road 15. Turn right on State Road 15 and continue for another mile to downtown Goshen.
From U.S. 20
At the intersection of U.S. 20 and State Road 15, take State Road 15 south 7 miles to downtown Goshen.
Lodging in Goshen
Located in the heart of Amish Country but convenient to area shops, restaurants and downtown Goshen. Guests enjoy an award-winning hot breakfast buffet, an expansive outdoor barbeque area and fast (and always free) WiFi.
All rooms feature 42′ flat screen TV, DVD player, refrigerator & microwave. Pets are welcome. Tripadvisor® Cerificate of Excellence winner four years in a row.
Outstanding amenities – an optimal location. The property features jacuzzi suites, WiFi, complimentary hot breakfast, feather pillows, plush duvets, indoor pool with spa, exercise center, and meeting rooms.
A new hotel in Goshen! The Holiday Inn Express features a free Express Smart Breakfast bar, free wireless internet, business center, indoor pool, suites, fitness center, meeting room.
Experience this large 1887 brick house listed on the National Historic Register located in Goshen’s thriving downtown Main Street district; within walking distance for shopping, coffee shops, delis, breweries and many restaurants specializing in American and International food, along with biking trails and canoe/kayaking options with rentals available.
Quality Inn & Suites Goshen guests enjoy clean, comfortable guest rooms in a homestyle atmosphere. A hot breakfast buffet may be purchased and is available daily. Goshen’s premier hotel features special group rates making it a great wedding group destination.
- Spacious guest rooms, Indoor/outdoor pool with jacuzzi
- Outdoor courtyard area with patio, spa suites, hot breakfast buffet
- High speed internet access, and 15 minutes to area attractions.
A new facility in a quiet area convenient to attractions, restaurants and shopping. Suites, Jacuzzi suites and rooms with refrigerator available. Coffee makers, continental breakfast, WiFi, family friendly rates.
2019 River Bend Film Festival Sponsors
Allen Brenneman • Celtx • Common Spirits • Flowers By Phoebe • Goshen Motors • Greensweep Cleaning Services • Lesson.ly • The Local • Salon J • Vinyl Wagon Crew • Weston Fribley • Woodstar Photography • Yoder Culp Funeral Home
This project is made possible by the support of the Indiana Arts Commission, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.
And a special thanks to our 2019 Festival hosts