Author: Rebecca Fanter

Ways to Celebrate Mardi Gras in Indianapolis

Just because we don’t live in New Orleans doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate Mardi Gras. Believe it or not there are many places around town to enjoy this party. If you’re not familiar with this event, Mardi Gras, or “Fat Tuesday” is the last day of the Carnival season as it always falls the day before Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent. Here are Indy places that you can enjoy the food, music and energy of this festive Holiday. The Jazz Kitchen hosts their annual Mardi Gras celebration featuring Pork n Beans Brass Band. Enjoy Crab Cakes, Jambalaya,...

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Weekend Planner for February 3rd – 5th

Don’t let the cold weather keep you inside this weekend! There is plenty to do around town. Here is a list of just a few events going on this weekend. The complete list can be found on our Calendar. Friday, February 3rd For a list of restaurants where kids eat free on Fridays click here CYT Presents Disney’s High School Musical at Marion College today at 7 pm. This smash hit comes to life on stage and tickets are less than $20 each. Click here to purchase tickets for this event. Don’t miss Pajama-Rama at Cool Creek Park Nature...

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Indianapolis Weekend Planner for January 20th – 22, 2017

As we approach the middle of  winter our kiddos can get a little stir crazy. Get them out of the house this weekend with some of these activities. Visit our calendar for a complete list of events. Activities in Indy on Friday, January 20th Come to the Urban Chalkboard  to jam out with Mr. Daniel. He plays at 10:30 but make sure to get there early as they fill up whenever he plays. Take your family out for some affordable family fun at an Indy Fuel game. This hockey game is at the Indy Farmers Coliseum at 7:35 pm....

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Martin Luther King Jr Day Free Events

Many businesses will offer Free Admission to celebrate the life of Dr Martin Luther King Jr this Monday, January 16th. The list below has just some of the places where you can spend your day at no charge. Check out our Indy With Kids Calendar for a complete list. Every attraction at the White River State Park  is free that day, making it a great place for one stop & many attractions. Bring one canned or non-perishable food item per person per activity to donate to Gleaners Food bank as your admission. However, parking for these attractions does fill...

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December 9-11th Events

There continues to be many Holiday activities to choose from as December rolls on. On December 9th Central  Indiana’s Dance Ensemble of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker will be performed at the Zionsville Performing Art Center at 7:30. Click here to purchase tickets. One of the most popular Christmas shows, IPL Yuletide Celebration, will have performances today at 2 & 8 pm. Take your family to see the Dancing Santas and new performances including The Voice winner and Indy’s own Josh Kaufmann. Click here to purchase tickets. The Holiday shows continue with Beef & Boards Christmas. Join Santa and friends as they take the stage for a dazzling evening of songs, stories & more. Click here to make a reservation. On December 10th if you are wanting some exercise for your family then sign up for 2016 Jingle Bell Run at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. There is something for the entire family with this race with a 10k, 5k, 1 mile walk and even a kid run. If you’re lucky enough to have a ticket for Christmas on the Farm at Traders Point Creamery then don’t forget to bundle up and go. Click here to get your name on a waitlist if you didn’t purchase tickets and would still like to try to go. If you’re looking for a FREE event then look no further than the Gingerbread Scavenger Hunt in Carmel. ...

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