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Indianapolis is chock full of cool attractions and things to do. Below are the latest headlines pertaining to attractions in the greater Indianapolis area.

Jolly Days at Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

The Christmas spirit is alive and well at the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. Now through January 5, 2014, the museum’s annual Jolly Days celebration offers a families in search of holiday cheer a variety of fun things to do and see. Leslie Olsen, Public Relations Manager for the museum says, “The most popular thing about […]

See the Centennial Christmas Exhibit at the Lilly House

This isn’t your typical Christmas at the Lilly House. Unlike recent years, where the focus has been on recreating the decorating traditions of the 1930s and ‘40s, this year’s theme will turn to the first decade of the twentieth century for inspiration. It is a culmination of the year’s observance of the 100th anniversary of […]

Ford Hoosier Outdoor Experience

Grab your family and head over to Fort Harrison State Park this weekend for the ultimate Hoosier Outdoor Experience. On September 21 – 22 from 10 am – 6 pm you’ll be able to experience over 50 activities and 120 grassroots partners for free!  The weather should be perfect to get outside and experience everything […]

Penrod Arts Fair Kickstarts "Indiana’s Nicest Weekend" on Friday Night

Indiana’s Nicest Day has become Indiana’s Nicest Weekend says Penrod Society PR Committee Chair Blake Koriath. That’s because this year’s installment of the Penrod Arts Fair will commence a day earlier than usual, or more specifically, an evening earlier, on Friday night. For the first time ever, the 47-year old annual event, which runs every […]

The 2013 All-American Classic Horse Show at the State Fairgrounds

Few animals possess a rarer combination of traits than horses. Words like big, powerful, nimble, graceful, cooperative etc. don’t normally describe the same thing. Yet when it comes to horses, it is precisely this combination of traits that have made them such valuable contributors to human society. From September 3-7, 2013 the 2013 All-American Classic […]

Lucas Oil Raceway Smokin’ as NHRA Concludes Chevrolet U.S. Performance Nationals

Lucas Oil Raceway was smokin’ as the NHRA wrapped up the last day of the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals on Monday. It was the 59th installment of what is perhaps the most celebrated, oldest, richest, and most prestigious drag race in the world. It is also the final event of the NHRA’s regular season, with […]

An Outdoor Sculpture Tour at the IMA

The Indiana Museum of Art will host a free Outdoor Sculpture Tour on Friday, June 28, from 2:30pm to 3:30pm. It’s the perfect excuse to get out of the house, walk the grounds of the IMA, see the gardens and discuss its various outdoor sculptures with other like-minded art lovers. Artists represented include Maya Lin, […]

Enjoy Breakfast at the Brickyard and Take a Lap

For $60 a ticket, race fans can enjoy a delicious breakfast with Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard and INDYCAR Team Owner Chip Ganassi. Guests will also enjoy the privilege of taking a lap around the world famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway in their own car, weather permitting in addition to taking a tour of the garages. Immediately […]

Enjoy art, Music & Food at the Stutz Artists Open House

Enjoy art, music, food and more at the historic Stutz building in downtown Indianapolis as the Stutz Artists Open House takes place Friday, April 26 through Sunday, April 27. The 2013 event, which marks its 20th anniversary, will showcase the talents of over 70 artists who will open their studios to the public. It is […]

Become a Fugitive Slave on the Underground Railroad at Conner Prairie

What would you risk for your freedom? The Conner Prairie Follow The North Star experience allows you to become a fugitive slave on the Underground Railroad. Experience from what it was like to risk everything for your freedom. This is truly living history, experienced from a first-person perspective. It is an escape from the everyday, […]

An Amazing Visual Epic: Flight of the Butterflies in IMAX 3D

No need to shoo the butterflies as they flutter so close to your face. While they may appear real, they are in fact only 3D IMAX butterflies. Flight of the Butterflies is amazing film that follows the flight of the monarch butterfly as it migrates from Mexico through North America and back, all in amazing […]

See "Geckos – Tails to Toepads" at the Indianapolis Children’s Museum

The marketing folks at Geico have run a masterful public relations campaign for geckos everywhere, with their funny and popular commercials that feature the lovable, cockney-accented gecko. But while they may not talk, in any human language at least, these little creatures are amazing in their own right. And now you can see them up-close […]

Eternal James Dean: An Exhibit at the Indiana State Museum

From Marion, Indiana native to parking lot attendant/struggling actor to rising Hollywood star. That is the abbreviated version of James Dean’s life, with one notable omission: A fatal car crash on September 30, 1955 that cemented his status as an American legend and cultural icon. He will always be the *original* Rebel Without a Cause. […]

NFL Stadium Imagery Comes to Google Maps Starting with Lucas Oil Stadium

Just because football season is over doesn’t mean you can’t still take a tour of Lucas Oil Stadium, thanks to Google. Thanks to a few football fans who work on the Google Maps team, you can now visualize walking through Lucas Oil Stadium using Google Maps’ street view feature. View Larger Map While Lucas Oil […]

Locally Grown: The Indy Winter Farmers Market in Downtown Indy

Now is a great time to take a stroll through one of the city’s most historic buildings and connect directly with 55 local farmers and producers. It’s the Indy Winter Farmers Market and it’s taking place at the Indianapolis City Market in downtown Indianapolis now through April 27, 2013. Choose from a wide array of products, […]

Natural Goodness on Tap at the Parke County Maple Syrup Fair

It’s hard to beat the natural goodness of pure maple syrup, especially when it’s drizzled over fresh-made waffles or pancakes with melted butter. For anyone appreciates natural, home-made maple syrup straight from the tap, the Maple Syrup Fair™, presented by Parke County Incorporated, offers a real treat, both literally and figuratively. The Parke County’s Maple […]

For Kids AND Grownups: It’s Hot Wheels For Real!

Hot Wheels cars have been a part of life for kids in America ever since they were introduced by Mattel toys co-founder, Elliot Handler in 1968. But not only are Hot Wheels toys, they are collector items that, to this day, are actively traded across the world with great passion. So what could be better […]

BRICS Broad Ripple Ice Cream Station

BRICS is the place to chill in Broad Ripple Village, where Indianapolis people can go to enjoy a creamy cool treat on the Monon Trail. This Indianapolis restaurant features 40 hand-dipped ice cream flavors, milkshakes and malts, lemonade-shakeups for hot summer days, sundaes and homemade waffle cones. Stop into this ice cream depot to make […]

The Chocolate Cafe on Monument Circle

Looking for a sweet treat in the heart of Indianapolis downtown? Look no further than the delectable confectionery cafe located on Monument Circle: Indianapolis’ own Chocolate Cafe. Located close to South Meridian Street across from the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument in the heart of the Circle City, the Chocolate Cafe is the perfect place to […]

February Fun: Kid-Friendly Things to Do in Indianapolis

February is a month for love. Not just romantic love, but also familial love. Show your Indianapolis kids some love by enjoying any of these child-oriented Indianapolis events in February. From new exhibits at the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis to performances for kids at Clowes Memorial Hall, there are tons of ways to engage your […]