What better way to celebrate the last official weekend of summer than with a good old festival line-up? It’s a busy weekend in Indy but with a bit of planning, you can enjoy more than a few jam-packed days of fun. From fire trucks and faith gatherings to bag pipes and jazz tributes, here are five festivals where you can experience a wide range of people, cultures, food and more while welcoming fall with a bang.
What’s better than a craft cocktail? Consider an entire tour dedicated to them. On September 16 and 17, the group is inviting cocktail connoisseurs, casual fans and novices alike to meet on Georgia Street for live music, a bit of food, beer, cocktails, and booze.
She’s traveled from Rio to Rhode Island; from London to LA; from Beijing to Baltimore; from Athens to Atlanta. Over the last 15 years, Tamika Catchings has globe trotted scoring four Olympic gold medals, two World Championships, and one WNBA Championship.
With school back in session it can be hard to find time for the family to be active. Thankfully, the 500 Festival is launching a race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway just for kids, the 500 Festival mini-mini this Saturday, September 10.
ndiana loves craft beer, but not just the beer we make here in our home state. And on Saturday, September 10, CANvitational will offer the opportunity for you to taste brews from more than 65 breweries located all over America and beyond who CAN.
2016 has been a year to celebrate in Indiana. From the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 to the state’s bicentennial birthday and now, to honor The Indianapolis Foundation’s 100th anniversary, the circle city will shine brighter than ever.
From August 4-7, downtown Indy will transform into another dimension to allow for The Best Four Days in Gaming. Rumor has it that current badge sales indicate the show is on-pace for record attendance, and Indy is bringing it’s best to the party. From pre-show events to Sunday Family Fun Day, there’s something for everyone to do in and out of the convention.
There’s nothing like a day at the Indiana State Fair to awaken your senses, whether it’s taking in the view from the top of the Ferris wheel or listening to the music coming from the many concerts on the free and main street stages. But for many fairgoers, the highlight of those 17 days in August is the food.
Move over, Mass Ave and make room, Fountain Square - there’s a new date night hot spot in Indy. With new restaurants, bars and breweries popping up on the reg, Fletcher Place is a one-stop spot for a night out on the town.
Gen Con attendees are some of the nation’s top tech talent and TechPoint, the growth initiative for Indiana’s tech ecosystem, is seizing the opportunity to extend their Gen Con experience beyond the convention walls and show them what the Indy tech scene has to offer through the League of Xtraordinary Programmers event on Friday, August 5.
Picture this: you pull your car into a drive-in diner, and a roller skating carhop appears at your window, ready to take your order of a burger, fries, and root-beer float. Think this is an experience of the past? Think again!
It wouldn’t be the Fourth of July in Indy without seeing downtown skyline light up with booming fireworks. But that’s not the only place you can catch a show that night. Here are six places where you can see displays in and around the Circle City.