12-fun-family-nights-out-in-novemberLooking for some family night ideas this month? Why not make it a family night out and explore Indy?! We’ve put together a list to help make planning a little easier for you. Check out our calendar for even more events around the greater Indianapolis area too. Share photos from your family night out on social media with the hashtag #PLAYindy

 Make a shrine, get your face painted, enjoy storytelling and more at Nickel Plate Arts Day of the Dead Celebration on November 1st – Adults & Kids $6

2. Take advantage of Target Free Family Night at the Indianpolis Children’s Museum on November 3rd Tip: Be sure to check out the Pirates & Princesses Exhibit before it sets sail in late November – FREE

3. Head over to First Friday at Girls Rock! Indianapolis for family friendly activities to celebrate International Drum Month on November 4th – FREE

4. Skate the night away at Skateland’s Gospel Skate Night on November 6th  – Admission $1/Skate Rental $4

Check out the fun programs offered at your local library. There are so many to choose from this month including PAWS to Read in Avon, Family Film Festival – Alice Through the Looking Glass in Greenwood, Makerspace in Noblesville, Family Flick – Bolt in Fishers, So Kawaii! Introductory Art Class at Warren Branch, and Monday Madness in Carmel – FREE 

6. Travel the world in just a few steps at the 40th Indy International Festival running November 10th- 12th – Adults $10/Kids 7-12 $8/Kids 6 & Under FREE

7. Take the family to see reindeer and listen to live music at Carmel’s Holiday on the Square or Hamilton Town Center’s Annual Holiday Festival on November 19th – FREE

8. Load up the car and go to Reynolds Farm Equipment Drive-Thru Holiday Light Show starting November 22nd – FREE

9. Start a family tradition and watch the Circle of Lights Tree Lighting at Soldiers and Sailors Monument Circle on November 25th – FREE

 Attend the Historic Artcraft Theatre’s showing of Elf on November 25th or 26th – Adults $5/Kids 12 & under $3

11. Join the festivities at Zionsville’s Christmas in the Village Parade and Tree Lighting on November 26th

12. Celebrate National Family Literacy Month by spending time reading books as a family at home, at your local library or at a local favorite dinner spot, Books & Brews – FREE (except Books & Brews)