The holidays are in full swing, and it’s about time you start spreading some cheer alongside some tasty experiences. Some of Indy’s best chefs and social groups are giving you a chance to whip up some vibrant dishes that truly get you into the holiday spirit.

Check out these holiday cooking classes around the Circle City:

Cooking Class Indianapolis

Class: Cranberry Night!

Audience: Adults

Where: Tres Gatos Farm House (6131 E Pleasant Run Parkway S. Drive, Indianapolis, IN., 46219)

When: November 29, 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Join the members of Frugal Foodies Indy to whip up organic and vegetarian dishes featuring fresh cranberries. Those in attendance are encouraged to bring containers to take home their creations.

Tickets can be purchased here. 

Class: Bread Making: Cinnamon Rasin Bread

Audience: Adults

Where: Great Fermentations of Indiana (5127 E. 65th Street, Indianapolis, IN., 46220)

When: December 8, 11 am to 2 pm

Just in time for the holidays, attendees will learn to make aromatic cinnamon raisin bread that can be shared with the family. In class, attendees will craft their own dough for three loaves that can be baked later at home.

Tickets can be purchased here. 

Class: Holiday Appetizers

Audience: Adults

Where: R2GO Specialty Market (1101 North College Avenue, Indianapolis, IN., 46202)

When: December 12, 6:30 pm to 10 pm

Join Chef Regina Mehallick as she leads a cooking class on how to recreate her best holiday appetizers. You’ll never bring a boring dish to holiday gatherings again.

Tickets can be purchased here. 

Class: Vibrant and Fun Holiday Dishes

Audience: Adults

Where: Ezra’s Enlightened Cafe (6516 Ferguson Street, Indianapolis, IN., 46220)

When: December 12, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Chef Audrey will show class participants how to whip up four healthy holiday dishes. Following the demonstration, attendees will have the opportunity to sample items and take home recipes.

Tickets can be purchased here. 

Class: Cookies For Santa

Audience: Children

Where: Maggiano's Little Italy (3550 E. 86th Street, Indianapolis, IN., 46240)

When: December 22, 10 am to noon 

This interactive cooking class will allow children to decorate their own cookies and other sweet treats just in time for the holiday. Children will also have the opportunity to take home dough to bake even more treats at a later time.

Tickets can be purchased here.