Protivin is an active community with everything from restaurants to softball diamonds. It is commonly known for its annual Czech Days. Every August, Protivin has a weekend festivity celebrating its Czech Heritage. There are softball tournaments, games, food, drinks, camping, dancing, and so much more. It is full of fun and often draws in all the other towns of Howard County to celebrate for the weekend. It's definitely worth the trip. As with the other towns, Protivin offers plentiful wildlife areas and outdoor recreation for hunting, fishing, or ball games. It is a fun community to visit or to live in!