The Weekend 5

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"What are we going to do this weekend?" We have an answer for you! Each week Visit Indy publishes five can't-miss events for the upcoming weekend. Save yourself the trouble of checking back by getting The Weekend 5 sent directly to your inbox each Thursday morning.



Events update every Thursday at 10:00 am.

September 25-27, 2020

Groovin Back Downtowns

Groovin’ Back Downtown at the Amphitheater at White River State Park

We’re all anxious to get back to normal activities (safely) and you can get your groove back Saturday at this end-of-summer concert at the newly renovated venue. The outdoor fun includes food trucks, drinks (including beer and wine), and live music from local favorites DJ Gno, Nauti Yachtys, and Toy Factory (pictured). Arrive early, stay late, and enjoy Indy! Tickets are $5-$15.


Flicks at Victory Field - Angels in the Outfieldy

Flicks at Victory Field – Angels in the Outfield

There’s no more perfect place to catch a classic baseball flick than an actual baseball field. Friday night, bring the family and swing for the fences along with the underdog California Angels (Danny Glover, Chris Lloyd, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Tony Danza). Sometimes it takes a miracle to win a game and ya gotta believe! This night will be a home run with seats from $10-$75.


Battle of the Bands

Battle of the Bands at the IndyFringe Pocket Park

Whether you like the raw energy of a garage band or the power chords of stadium rockers, you’ll want to see Saturday’s tribute to the riffs, melodies, beats, and memorable lyrics that define the rock genre. Indianapolis Men’s Chorus takes the show outside to pay homage to favorites like Queen, Styx, Green Day, Journey, and more in a pair of 45-minute sets. Admission is $50-$150.


Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week at the Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library

This annual event uplifts the freedom to express ideas through activities (almost all are virtual) through October 3. Events include Indy poet Manon Voice living in the museum behind a wall of banned books, an exhibit on women’s suffrage, a fundraising event with Phoenix Theatre, a reading of the Slaughterhouse-Five graphic novel, and more. Virtual passes start at $30.


International Night at Tibbs Drive-In

International Night at Tibbs Drive-In

Take to the big screen Thursday to see two international flicks at this family-friendly event. Catch Ernest and Celestine (pictured) and The Breadwinner, with cuisine from two food trucks from the International Marketplace Coalition, India Palace Restaurant, and Taqueria El Hermano. Tickets are $6-$11. and proceeds benefit The International Center and International Marketplace.