Join Porsche at the world-renowned Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) for Sportscar Together Fest, a spectacular three-day festival celebrating car culture, on-track race action, and interactive experiences highlighting the breadth of the brand. This event is engineered for families with a dedicated Fan Zone and infield activities appealing to all ages.
Like Munich, only closer! The 47th annual event features entertainment from Polkamotion, Jay Fox and the Jammin' Germans, and more. Shopping, games, and of course, Bier und Brezeln for all.
The 12th annual Mass Ave Crit is one of the longest-running urban bike races in the Midwest. The Mass Ave Crit offers a high-energy urban race in Indy's vibrant cultural district, featuring the best bars and restaurants Indianapolis has to offer! Swing by the newly completed mural of Marshall "Major" Taylor, the first Black world champion in cycling, while you ride!
One of Indy's major neighborhood festivals with live entertainment, artisan booths, raffles, a children's area, mass in French (5:30 pm), tours of the historic church, children's games, and an array of French and American cuisine to celebrate the feast day of St. Joan of Arc.
Newfields will host more than 300 artists, an Indiana Craft Beer Garden, and four stages of entertainment. Be sure to bring the kids, as Penrod has an extensive children’s area and free admission for those 10 and under. This is a rain-or-shine event.
Get excited for a week of shows from some of Indy's hottest bands. MOKB Presents Holler On The Square, an eight-day music festival taking place in the heart of the Circle City's most happening neighborhood. Performers include Watchhouse, Tank and the Bangas, Deer Tick, Mike and the Moonpies, and more.
This annual celebration represents Indy’s long history of jazz with 5 days of live music provided by international, local, and student talents. With more than 50 bands all around town, there's plenty of great food and entertainment for the whole family!
Global Fest is an annual festival celebrating cultures and communities with food, art, music, and play. Bring the family and partake in the free global scavenger hunt. Or dine at food trucks serving Japanese, Belgian, Brazilian, Venezualian, and many more tastes.
The Indy Irish Festival is a celebration of Irish heritage, offering traditional music, dance, cultural activities, and family fun. Come celebrate the 25th annual fall festival staple at the fest's new location, Garfield Park.
Join thousands of spectators at one of America’s top football weekend celebrations, complete with a parade, pep rally, and concert. Kentucky State University will face Benedict College in this annual tradition at Lucas Oil Stadium.
Local foodie group Eat Here Indy teamed up with their favorite local restaurants, chefs, and brewers for a one-day festival that is sure to be remembered. Expect great music, good food, a hot wing eating contest, and fun activities for you and your crew.
This free, family-friendly public event will take place at the Soldiers and Sailors Monument in downtown Indianapolis. Regional artists will showcase their work and food trucks will be available.
Families will enjoy spectacular seasonal horticulture displays, pumpkin painting, art making activities, and a designated play area. At night, the Newfields campus transforms into a spooky (not scary) haunted trail with thousands of ghoulish, glowing pumpkins.
The Heartland International Film Festival has expanded to a brand-new shorts fest. Indiana’s largest and longest-running film festival will celebrate its 30th year in October across Indianapolis.
What better place to celebrate German heritage than at Indy’s historic Athenaeum? This October, grab your lederhosen and discover your inner German at the 10th Annual Original and Fabulous GermanFest, featuring wiener dog races, ZwergenLand for families, and an abundance of German cuisine, singing, and dancing in the Rathskeller’s Biergarten. All proceeds from this event benefit the maintenance and care of the historic Athenaeum.
For over 70 years, the Historic Irvington Halloween Festival has united thousands of residents, several neighborhood organizations, and Eastside businesses with their Halloween festivities. The festival spans a week’s time and offers a five-mile run, scholarship pageant, musicians, contests, Halloween-themed movie nights, ghost tours, roller derby, a haunted puppet show and more.
The 26th annual Spirit & Place Festival celebrates collaboration among arts, humanities, and religion. This year's theme is "Change," and audiences will be able to explore new and intriguing ideas using the theme.
Now one of the 15 largest marathons in the US, the CNO Financial Indianapolis Monumental Marathon is the ideal fall marathon for everyone from the first-time marathon runner to elite athletes. Starting and finishing at the Indiana State Capitol, the course highlights landmarks and historical neighborhoods throughout Indianapolis.