Looking 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

1. Perform surgery on a toy robot, play in the nursery area, and more at the new Doc McStuffins exhibit during the Children’s Museum Family Night on September 1st – FREE

2. Head out for early evening fun at Indy LaborFest in downtown Indy on September 3rd (LaborFest ends at 6pm) – FREE Admission

3. Watch Shakespeare in the Park at Garfield Park on September 2nd or 3rd – FREE

4. Check out the fun programs offered at your local library. There are so many to choose from this month including PAWS to Read (Pre-registration required) in Avon, The Good Dinosaur Family Movie Night in Greenwood, I Survived at the Library in Noblesville, Family Flick – Scooby Doo in Fishers, Weekly Game Night at Indianapolis Central Library, and Build It: K’nex in Carmel – FREE

5. Have a blast at the ROC & ROW Festival in Broad Ripple September 5th – FREE Admission

6. Light up the night at Fisher’s Glow in the Park on September 10th – FREE

7. Be entertained at Noblesville’s Movies in the Park Series showing of Jurasic World on September 17th – FREE

8. Take the kiddos to the Wee Folk Area at the 21st Annual Irish Festival in Military Park on September 16th-18th

9. Enjoy listening to the Children’s Concert in Greenwood on September 18th – be sure to arrive early to let the kids check out the “instrument petting zoo” – FREE

10. May the force be with you and your Padawan(s) while watching Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens at Avon’s Movies on the Hill Series on September 23rd – FREE

11. Join the fun festivities at Johnson County Indiana Bicentennial Celebration in Franklin on September 23rd – FREE

12. Celebrate National Shake Month at one our favorite milkshake locations!