Looking for some family night out ideas this month? Look no further. 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 pics from your family night out with the hashtag #PLAYindy


Kick off 2019 with Mickey Mouse and his friends at Disney on Ice Mickey’s Search Party. – $24 and up per ticket


Check out the fun programs offered at your local library. There are so many to choose from this month including Minecraft Club at Central Library, Snowy Play Day in New Palestine, Fortnite Frenzy in Brownsburg, Family Game Night at Fountain Square, Open Board Game Night in Noblesville, Pajama Storytime in Fishers, and Family Book Club in Carmel – FREE


Reserve your spot for an evening of fun at Urban Chalkboard’s Family Night. – $5 per child


Stop by Newfields to see Winterlights before it ends on January 6th.


Register for Thursday night Tiny Hands Sensory Group (Ages 2-5) for the month of January. – FREE


Sharpen your chess skills every Tuesday night at Indy Reads Books Chess Club for Kids.


Put on your swimsuits and head over to Goldfish Swim in Carmel or Fishers for a night of open swim, crafts, and snacks. – $5 per person/$15 max per family


Work together as a family to solve a fairy tale puzzle at Indianapolis Children’s Museum’s Fairy Tale Mystery Puzzle Room. – Members: $13 per person / Non-members: $16.25 per person


Bundle up and bring a flashlight for a nighttime hike at McCloud Nature Park. – $3 per person


Attend a one-hour Harry Potter Kano Coding Workshop at the Microsoft Store to learn more about coding while creating Harry Potter spells motions and magical creatures. – FREE (Ages 8 and up)


Enjoy a night out in your PJs at Cool Creek Nature Center’s Pajama-Rama. – FREE


Celebrate National Milk Day on January 11th with a trip to Traders Point Creamery and see an evening cow milking at 7:30 pm. – FREE