The summer of 2011 is going to be a memorable one for many Hoosiers from Indianapolis. Take a look below at all the cool goings-on around the Circle City. Don’t miss out on the fun; there’s something for everyone’s future journey down their own personal memory lane.
Greater Indianapolis Things to Do
July 15-17, 2011
|Music Heritage Festival – A featured Indianapolis music event, part of the Indiana Black Expo, this special outdoor concert happens at the American Legion Mall in busy downtown Indianapolis.
July 15, 2011; 6:00 pm
American Legion Mall
| 16th Annual Indiana Microbrewers Festival – Here is a favorite annual Indianapolis event with a kick. Sample some of the finest in new brews and help contribute to Indianapolis charities, all in one fell blow, on one day only.
July 16, 2011; 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Opti Park in Broad Ripple Village
Admission: $40 – $55
|31st Annual Boogie: Abate’s Biker Fest – With live music going full blast on two stages, a huge swap meet, contests, a ride-in bike show, a scenic bike ride, free camping and a motorcycle rodeo, the Boogie is one of the best biker fests in Indiana. Located just south of Bloomington, Indiana in Springville.
Through July 17, 2011
Lawrence County Recreational Park
|Circle City Equestrian 500 – A grand-scale horse show at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. Take everybody, it’s free!
Through July 16, 2011; 8:00 am
Indiana State Fairgrounds, Pepsi Coliseum
|Fortville Bastille Day – Here is a unique Greater Indianapolis event with a focus on the Francophile, and a night laser show, among other memorable offerings.
July 15, 2011; 5:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Landmark Park in Fortville, Indiana
|Oldenburg Freudenfest – At only 70 miles southeast of Indy, a trip to this fun fest would make a great day trip from Indianapolis and give you a head start on the many Oktoberfests coming up around the Circle City.
July 15 evening, and July 16 all day, 2011
Onsite at the Oldenburg town Hall
|Gem Street USA – Love the shiny things? Don’t miss this Indianapolis shopping showcase at the Fairgrounds this weekend. You’ll find all the latest in jewelry and much more.
July 15 – 17, 2011
Indiana State Fairgrounds
|Middle Eastern Festival – Get to know the cultures that represent the cradle of civilization, sample some savory food and sway to the music!
July 15 – 17, 2011
St. George Orthodox Christian Church
Admission at door: $5, kids under 12 free
|UniverSoul Circus – Held in the Lafayette Square Mall, this big touring circus has been around since 1994. Features Black performers in conjunction with the Indiana Black Expo Summer Celebration.
July 12 – 17, 2011; matinees and evening performances
Lafayette Square Mall
Tickets: $26.15 – $33.15
|Hamilton County 4-H Fair – Family fun in the North Circle City suburb of Noblesville, Indiana, with tons of things to do and see for Indianapolis children of all ages.
Through July 19, 2011
Hamilton County Fairgrounds
Open at 8:00 am daily
|Hancock County 4-H Fair – This is Greenfield, Indiana‘s big moment to dazzle, with one of the popular fairs and festivals in Indianapolis and its environs.
Through July 15, 2011
Hancock County Fairgrounds
Times and admission prices vary
|Indiana Black Expo Summer Celebration – Hurry! It all disappears after this very Sunday! Charming locales around the Circle City host various celebratory happenings to bring you this annual Indianapolis event.
Events, sites, prices and times vary
|Indianapolis International Film Festival – The IMA, one of Indy’s most prestigious museums, hosts this important, ten-day film festival extravaganza.
Through July 24, 2011
Indiana Museum of Art
Admission: $10; all-access pass (100 movies) $150
Ongoing Indianapolis Things to Do this Summer, 2011
|Theatre in Indianapolis and Environs – Check out Fun City Finder‘s list of live performing arts venues in Indianapolis and its environs, each one hard at work producing plays, from musicals to dramas, that you will love and remember.
Dates and prices vary
|A Conner Prairie Summer – From an incredible hot-air balloon voyage to an unforgettable Symphony on the Prairie, this unique Greater Indianapolis museum offers fun things to do and see for every member of your tribe.
Conner Prairie Interactive History Museum
|Family Film Series– From now until August, you can treat your Indianapolis children to a morning at the movies for free!
Wednesdays through August 3, 2011; 10:00 am
Legacy Cinema in Greenfield, Indiana.
|Rally in the Alley – People are turning out in droves to enjoy the beautiful Indianapolis summer, and one place they flock to is the City Market downtown. Through August, you’ll find the place popping with a street fair, enhancing the already colorful market.
Wednesdays through August 31, 2011
City Market in Indianapolis downtown
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