Welcome to Kokomo, Indiana!
Kokomo is located fifty miles north of Indianapolis, easily reached by U.S. 31. Kokomo is known as the City of Firsts thanks to its world-renowned automotive heritage and history of technological inventions, which includes America's First Car produced by Elwood Haynes in 1894. Kokomo's historic downtown offers a wide variety of interesting attractions, which include family friendly parks, the Wildcat Creek Walk of Excellence walking and biking trail, intercity bikeways, farmers' market, and summertime open-air concerts, such as the Kokomo Free Summer Concert Series in Foster Park. There are art and glass studios, unique restaurants, and places of historical interest, many within a short walk of the center of town. We invite you to visit us anytime of the year for great food, great hospitality, and a great experience!
Indiana Glass Trail
Kokomo/Howard County is one of the communities featured along the Indiana Glass Trail. Experience amazing glass tours, demonstrations, and glass blowing at Kokomo Opalescent Glass. Purchase unique, hand-made glass items at The OP Shop and Crystal Wand Creations. See stunning displays of Greentown and Jenkins glass at the Greentown Glass Museum and Seiberling Mansion (which also features beautiful stained glass windows.) Now through December 29, 2013, explore the Seiberling Mansion's special glass exhibit telling the story of Howard County's glass industry and heritage. For more details on the Indiana Glass Trail, visit www.IndianaGlassTrail.com.
2013 Tourism Grant Program
This grant program assists local organizations with funding for projects, advertising dollars, and special events that increase tourism business in Howard County. Tourism Grant Program Guidelines, Criteria and Application are available online or by contacting
2013 Perpendicular Sign Grant Program
This grant program is designed to offer financial assistance to downtown businesses wishing to install perpendicular or blade signs to the storefronts to increase visibility to visitors and residents and improve the quality of place. Application and Guidelines available online or by contacting