Fairs, festivals, celebrations and expos are not only fun to attend; they an outgrowth of the natural human desire to commune with one another in a way that is both fun and meaningful. Below are the latest headlines.

Flowers…and Beer? Don’t Miss the 2014 Indiana Flower & Patio Show


Ah, the fresh scent of blooming flowers! And beer. OK, so flowers and beer don’t normally go together, but they do at the 2014 Indiana Flower and Patio Show, which takes place now through March 16 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. 2014-indiana-flower-and-patio-show Yes, you can enjoy over 400 flower and patio exhibits AND a taste […]

Ford 60th Annual Indianapolis Boat, Sport and Travel Show


With temperatures on the rise, outdoor enthusiasts are gearing up for spring in a major way. The Ford 60th Annual Indianapolis Boat, Sport and Travel Show has been underway and drawing huge crowds. ford-60th-annual-boat-sport-and-travel-show This massive 15-acre show, which is the largest consumer show of its kind in the nation, runs now through February 23, […]

Attention Bikers: Don’t Miss the 23rd Annual Indiana Motorcycle Expo


For many motorcycle enthusiasts, spring can’t get here soon enough. But while winter is not over yet, you can be sure the forecast calls for 70 degrees and sunny inside the Indiana State Fairgrounds, as the 23rd Annual Indiana Motorcycle Expo comes to town February 14-16. The show, which kicks off the opening weekend of […]

The 2014 Indy Winter Classic Dog Show


Dogs are such amazing creatures. They bring so much love and happiness to their human companions, it’s no wonder they are the most popular pet in America, with 36.5% of households owning at least 1 dog, compared to 30.4% owning at least one cat according to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). For anyone who […]

"King Richard" to Appear at 55th Annual O’Reilly Auto Parts "World of Wheels" Car Show


The 55th annual O’Reilly Auto Parts World of Wheels car show takes place at the Indiana State Fairgrounds now through Sunday, February 9, 2014, and will feature special celebrity appearances by former Colts linebacker Gary Brackett, and none other than 7-time NASCAR champion, Richard Petty, a.k.a., “King Richard” himself. FunCityFinder was on site as they […]

Winterfest 2014


This Saturday, February 1, a select group of guest breweries from around the country will join together with our favorite local breweries for a day of beer festivities. Winterfest 2014 is organized by the Brewers of Indiana Guild and will feature over 60 breweries and 300+ beers for tasting. Taking place in the Champions Pavilion […]

46th Annual Indy RV Expo Set to Take Place at Fairgrounds


The 46th Annual Indy RV Expo show will take place at the Indiana State Fairgrounds from January 11 – 19, 2014. A total of 7 RV dealers will participate in this year’s show, which will run nine days and take up over 120,000 square feet space at the fairgrounds. Hundreds of types of recreational vehicles […]

FunCityFinder’s Top-10 Things to Do on New Year’s Eve


Three…two…one…Happy New Year! Almost. Where will you be when the clock strikes midnight? Under the mistletoe? At home with friends? Out and about? Here’s a look at 10 New Year’s Eve celebrations that will take place in Indy. New Year’s Eve at the IMA. From 9 pm – 1 am in the Pulliam Family Great […]

The 2014 Indianapolis Auto Show at the Indiana Convention Center


Ah, that new car smell. Care to take a whiff? If so, you’ll find plenty of it at the 2014 Indianapolis Auto Show in downtown Indianapolis. This massive auto show, which is the second oldest in the country, behind only the Chicago Auto Show, is celebrating its 100th anniversary at the Indiana Convention Center now […]

2-Day Big Ten Fan Fest Starts Friday on Georgia Street


It’s not exactly the Super Bowl, but the sold-out 2013 Big Ten Football Championship Game is shaping up to be one heck of a weekend, even for fans without tickets. An estimated 100,000 college football fans will descend on downtown Indianapolis, selling out hotels, filling restaurants and generally doing their part to make the planned […]

Ann Katz Festival of Books and Arts Celebrates 15th Anniversary at JCC


The annual Ann Katz Festival of Books and Arts celebrates its 15th anniversary this year at the Jewish Community Center. This 3-week community celebration features special guest appearances by local, national and even internationally renowned authors, who will speak and answer questions about their latest books, which by the way, are also available for purchase […]

TEDxIndianapolis: Mix It Up


TEDx Indianapolis 2013 was a day full of inspiration, innovation, and stepping out of one’s comfort zone. The theme of the full day conference was to Mix It Up. In other words, attendees were encouraged to look at things differently, meet new people, and open their minds to other possibilities. Each attendee received a swag […]

Indulge Your Senses with ORANJE


“Indulge your senses.” That is the tag line for ORANJE 2013. What the heck is ORANJE, you ask? It is one of the most prominent contemporary art & music events in the Central Indiana area, one in which artists of all sorts come together for a night of art, music, food and drink. It takes […]

41st Annual Pumpkin Harvest Festival at Stonycreek Farm

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Pumpkin Harvest Festival Stonycreek Farm owner, Loren E. Schmierer and grandson. The 41st Annual Pumpkin Harvest Festival will run from Saturday, September 28th through October 31st, 2013 at Stonycreek Farm. For the full article, head over to our Noblesville page click here.

16th Annual Carmel International Art Festival

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Over 125 juried artists exhibiting watercolor, oil, 2D, jewelry, photography, 3D, wood, sculpture, pottery, and more will be featuring their work at the 16th Annual Carmel International Arts Festival this weekend. Artists throughout Indiana and the US had to apply and be accepted to be featured at the event. Along with artists there will be […]

Fall Festival at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish & Irvington Brew Fest


This is without a doubt my favorite time of year! Lots of fall festivals, farmers markets, pumpkin patches and corn mazes. This coming Thursday through Saturday there will be a fall festival held in the heart of Historic Irvington. Come celebrate the start of fall at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish from 5 pm – […]

IndyJazzFest Still in Full-Swing, Block Party


IndyJazzFest will be in full “swing” for 3 more days. This annual festival has already seen some outstanding performances. The Blues Side, a sextet consisting of Cynthia Layne, Tad Robinson, Gordon Bonham, Rob Dixon, Kevin Anker and Frank Smith performed on Tuesday at the Jazz Kitchen. Ravi Coltrane, son of the legendary jazz saxophonist John […]

Art Squared – Fountain Square


Make Art. Be Art. Buy Art. In Fountain Square this Saturday, September 21 you’ll get three amazing art events for free. Pedal and park will be available at 1015 Virginia Avenue. Make Art: Participate alongside artists, students, and neighbors to create your own work of art with Masterpiece in a Day. It is a free […]

Indy Sister Cities Fest


Head downtown to Georgia Street tomorrow, September 14th for a free cultural experience. The Indy Sister Cities Fest will showcase the vision of Indy as a global city and create awareness of the Indianapolis Sister Cities International (ISCI) program. There will be plenty of hands-on activities and global learning opportunities for families from noon-6pm. Check […]

Annual Indy Irish Fest


The 18th Annual Indy Irish Festival kicks off September 12th and runs through Sunday, the 15th at Military Park in Downtown Indianapolis. Over 30,000 people are expected to attend and experience the sights and sounds of live Irish music, step dancing, shopping, food, cultural and children’s activities, and sporting events. This year’s festival includes a […]

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