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Date/Time
Date(s) - 08/11/2018 - 08/12/2018
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location
Broad Ripple Park

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Join us as we celebrate the history of Broad Ripple with a four-day festival, August 9-12, in Broad Ripple Park (1550 Broad Ripple Ave.). The event features carnival rides and games, food and drink, a craft beer garden, live entertainment and community booths. A history exhibit provided by Broad Ripple Gazette will be on display and Saturday will feature an artisan and vintage market. Also join us on Sunday for the Hoods and Hops Car Show.

In the early 1900’s Broad Ripple Park was home to a premier amusement park complete with roller coaster, log ride, bumper cars, beach, petting zoo, carnival games and more!

Broad Ripple Carnival is brought to you by State Farm – Elizabeth Marshall. Full details at www.broadripplecarnival.org.

Hours:
Thurs. August 9, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Fri. August 10, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Sat. August 11, 12 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Sun. August 12, 12 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Admission to the Carnival is FREE!
There is a cost to ride carnival rides, play carnival games, and to purchase food and drink. All sales are final.

Cost for rides:
Tickets… $1.50/each
Rides are 1-2 tickets

The event is all-ages.
In order to consume alcohol, you must be at least 21 years of age with a valid state- or government-issued ID.

Getting to the Event and Parking

Event attendees are encouraged to walk or bike to the event.

Walk or Bike
Broad Ripple Park is approximately .5 miles from the Monon Trail and Central Canal Towpath. There will be ample bike parking facilities at the event.

Bus
IndyGo Route 17 services Broad Ripple Village and Broad Ripple Park.

Car
Event attendees should park in the neighborhood surrounding the park. There is a limited number of spaces at Broad Ripple Park reserved for handicap patrons and users of the Dog Park and Family Center. All other vehicular traffic and parking will be restricted.

Food Trucks:
Will be announced soon! Visit the website.

Beer Garden provided by Average Joe’s:
Will be announced soon! Visit the website.

Event Schedule:

Thursday, August 9, 2018

6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
-Carnival Rides and Food
-Craft Beer Garden, presented by Average Joe’s Sport Pub
-Food Trucks
-History Exhibit, courtesy of Broad Ripple Gazette and BRVA
-Community Booths

Friday, August 10, 2018

Dogs and dog lovers, this night is for you! Several pet supply vendors will be onsite with goodies and treats. Check out the K9 obstacle course and the onsite adoption group.

5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
-Carnival Rides and Food
-Craft Beer Garden, presented by Average Joe’s Sports Pub
-Food Trucks
-History Exhibit, courtesy of Broad Ripple Gazette and BRVA
-Community Booths
-Face Painting

6 p.m.
-Dog walk to the Park
-Join our Dog Walk! Meet at Broad Ripple United Methodist Church (6185 Guilford Avenue) and walk to the park with us. The route is 1-mile and will take approximately 20 minutes.

6:30 p.m.
-Live Music: Tad Robinson Band, Presented by IndyParks

Saturday, August 11, 2018

12 p.m. to 9 p.m.
-Artisan and Vintage Market, courtesy of Indy Urban Flea
-Carnival Rides and Food
-Craft Beer Garden, presented by Average Joe’s Sports Pub
-Food Trucks
-History Exhibit, courtesy of Broad Ripple Gazette and BRVA
-Community Booths
-Face Painting

1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Live Music: Scotty Randolph

3 p.m.
Yoga with Embarque Yoga Wellness Spa

4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Live Music: Steve Kenan

7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Live Music: Turtle Fish
Electronic Funk R&B Blues

Sunday, August 12, 2018

12 p.m. to 7 p.m.
-Carnival Rides and Food
-Craft Beer Garden, presented by Average Joe’s Sports Pub
-Food Trucks
-History Exhibit, courtesy of Broad Ripple Gazette and BRVA
-Community Booths
-Face Painting

12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Hoods and Hops Car Show, Presented by Broad Ripple Brewpub

1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Kids Craft Area, Presented by Indianapolis Art Center

1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Live Music: The Roundups

3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Live Music: Studio 3 Music Academy

The Broad Ripple Carnival is brought you by Title Sponsor State Farm – Elizabeth Marshall in collaboration with Presenting Sponsors Average Joe’s, Broad Ripple Magazine, Deloitte, Indy Parks, River House, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Top Golf, and WTTS-FM, and Supporting sponsors: ACE Prep Academy and David Electric.

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