Things to do for July 22-24, 2011

More county fairs and fun in the sun enrich your Indy summer with more opportunities for playing in the great Circle City. Jump up and run out into Indianapolis! Now’s your chance to immerse yourself in the varied and intriguing things to do in Indianapolis and find out exactly why nobody else is staying home this July.

Around Indy video images of things to do in Greater Indianapolis from July 18 to 24, 2011.


Below you will find Fun City Finder‘s collection of things to do in and around Indy to kick-start your engines. Need more ideas? Just start clicking away on the links at the bottom of this article for tons of information and photos about things to do in Indianapolis and its environs.

Greater Indianapolis Things to Do
July 22 – 24, 2011

Boone County 4-H FairLebanon, Indiana hosts this 4-H fair in Northwest Greater Indianapolis for a full week in the plentitude of summer, only about fifteen minutes out of Indianapolis.
July 22 – 28
Boone County Fairgrounds
Marion County Fair – This is the big one, held in the Southeast quadrant of Indianapolis and drawing Hoosiers form all over Central Indiana to participate or simply come out and play. Free parking too!
July 21 – 30, 2011; opens at 8:0- am
Marion County Fairgrounds
Admission: Adults $5, children under 5 are free
Indy Jazz Fest Jam Session – In this unique Indianapolis event, musicians of all ages are given the chance to work with some of the finest jazz artists in the Circle City. Best part? It’s free!
July 23, 2011; 11:00 am
Jazz Kitchen
SlutWalk Indianapolis – The American Legion Mall is the starting point for this public awareness event, sweeping the country to protest sexual attacks on women.
July 23, 2011; 12:00 pm
American Legion Mall
Crown Hill Walking Tour – How about a fascinating walking tour focusing on John Dillinger and other famous people from Indianapolis this weekend? Surround yourself with beauty and a glimpse into Indianapolis history simultaneously.
July 23, 2011; 7:30 pm
Crown Hill Cemetery
Cost: Adults $5, seniors $4, students $3
Easter Seals Crossroads Ability Motorcycle Ride – Lots of fun, with food, contests, prizes and live music in Indianapolis enhance this Indianapolis charity bike ride. Do some good this Indy summer!
July 23, 2011; 9:30 am
Southside Harley-Davidson & Buell
Single $20, with passenger $30
Hendricks County 4-H FairDanville, Indiana is the locale for this fun Indianapolis festival, courtesy of Purdue University. Lots of fun festival-type things to do for the whole family.
Through July 23, 2011
Hendricks County Fairgrounds in Danville,
Free live Indianapolis music on the outdoor stage
Johnson County 4-H Fair – Only 20 miles south of Naptown, between Edinburgh and Greenwood off the Interstate-65, you’ll find the charming city of Franklin, where this 4-H Fair is held every Midsummer.
Through July 23, 2011
Johnson County Fairgounds in Franklin, Indiana
Indianapolis International Film Festival – The IMA, one of the premier attractions in Indianapolis, hosts this important film festival, a grand-scale celebration of celluloid.
Through July 24, 2011
Indiananapolis Museum of Art
Admission: $10; all-access pass (100 movies) $150
Comedy Sportz World Championship – Funny people from all over the United States will liven up the Indianapolis downtown district in this biggest-ever comedy event in Indianapolis.
Through July 24, 2011
Athenaeum Theatre
Tickets: $25 – $55; Super Fan Pass $99
Circle City Equestrian 500 – High-content winner’s purses await the highest Level 4 USEF jumpers in this AA Horse show, held indoors at the Pepsi Coliseum.
Through July 24, 2011
Indiana State Fairgrounds
Elvis Sizzle – Catch the latest offering from Dance Kaleidoscope and the IRT with an Indy summer breezy musical starring a sassy Elvis.
Through July 24, 2011; 7:00 pm with a Sunday matinee
Indiana Repertory Theatre
All tickets: $10

Ongoing Indianapolis Things to Do this Summer, 2011

A Conner Prairie Summer – Make it a Conner Prairie summer this year, on that the entire family will always remember. This famous interactive historical Indianapolis museum offers unique experiences such as a hot-air balloon voyage and the ongoing Symphony on the Prairie.
Conner Prairie Interactive History Museum
Children’s Museum of Indianapolis – Take in the Children’s Museum’s new “National Geographic Treasures of the Earth” show this summer at this special place for Indianapolis children of all ages in downtown Indy, one of the finest of its type in the United States.
Family Film Series– Take the whole tribe to enjoy a family-friendly free movie at the Legacy in Greenfield.
Wednesdays through August 3, 2011; 10:00 am
Legacy Cinema in Greenfield, Indiana.
Quilt Gardens Tour – Looking for a great day trip from Indianapolis? Amish County’s Heritage Trail is less than 200 miles due north of Indy, and offers 20 breathtakingly beautiful “quilt gardens” to enjoy, just for taking the time.
Through October 1, 2011
Various locales in Elkhart County
Rally in the Alley – Visit the City Market downtown and catch up on your local color as you shop for fresh produce. The City Market transforms itself into a veritable street fair during the sweet Indy summer.
Wednesdays through August 31, 2011
City Market in Indianapolis downtown
Theatre in Indianapolis and Environs – Love the boards? Glance through this impressive list of live performing arts venues in Greater Indianapolis. You’ll find plays for every taste, from musicals to comedies to dramas.
Dates and prices vary

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