Where to Find Rainbows in Indianapolis

My kids LOVE rainbows. We look for them after every storm as the sunshine comes out, we create rainbows with chalk and paint and crayons. My children even had a rainbow birthday party when they were little. If you’re out there chasing rainbows, we have a list of awesome places to find rainbows in Indy.

Rainbow Places Near Indianapolis

There are so many places to find rainbow-painted things in Indy, these are a few of our favorites. Let me know if I’ve missed your favorite spot.

Rainbow Bridge in Broad Ripple

6357 Guilford Avenue, Indianapolis, IN
The Rainbow Bridge in B’rip is a fun spot to watch the canal, meet up with friends and snap a photo. There’s a Duck Race during the summer where they dump hundreds of rubber duckies from the Rainbow Bridge and watch them float to a finish line.

Rainbow Wall at Selfie WRLD

8401 Michigan Road, Indianapolis, IN
Selfie WRLD Indy is a colorful and fun hot spot for taking selfies. This selfie museum has dozens of curated spaces for snapping that perfect pic, including a Rainbow Room!

Rainbow Path at Coxhall Gardens

2000 W 116th Street, Carmel, IN
One of the best Indianapolis area parks is Coxhall Gardens. You’ll find these adorable building facades, gorgeous gardens and so many spaces to explore. Coxhall Children’s Garden is also home to an alphabet rainbow path.

Sky Color Rain Art Installation in Batesville

121 Shopping Village Batesville, IN
This gorgeous art piece in Batesville is a continuation of their Basteville Sky series. Last year we enjoyed the rainbow umbrellas that decorated the sky overhead. This year, fringes of color pierce the sky and create a rainbow of delight.

Art on the Indianapolis Canal and White River State Park

801 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN, 46204
There are several permanent art pieces at the Canal and in White River State Park that are colorful and have notes of rainbow flare. Our favorites are The Tent by artist Donald Lipski and Prime Commonality by Quincy Owens and Like Crawley. Prime Commonality is a series of posts that are colorful and lit from the inside. The Tent sculpture is adorned with colorfully painted tags that move in the breeze.

Musical Swings in Lawrence

8920 Otis Ave, Lawrence, IN
These playground swings are super special. The colorful seats light up as they are used AND they create music.

The Tie Dye Lab in Avon

8100 E US Hwy 36, Avon
Bursts of bright colors grab your attention as you enter the storefront of this creative space. The workstations are different colors of the rainbow and the wearable art you’ll create are in full rainbow mode.

Rainbow Beach Vincennes

Gregg Park, 2204 Washington Ave, Vincennes, IN
The Rainbow Beach Family Aquatic Center in Vincennes is a colorful aqua playground for everyone! Just two hours from Indy, you’ll find tons of fun in this Wabash River Indiana town. Slide down the multicolored water slides, take a nap under the colorful sun sails, and swim in the cool pool.

Rainbow Building Downtown Indy

575 N Pennsylvania St, Indianapolis, IN
The Minton-Capeheart Federal Building in downtown Indianapolis bares the artwork of Milton Glaser. This colorful building is a piece of artwork called “Color Fuses” and it’s an ombre delight.

Aerial Silks at Cirque Indy

617 Fulton St, Indianapolis, IN
Take a class at Cirque Indy and learn all kinds of new skills. The silks hang in a rainbow formation and make for a beautiful display during classses.

Rainbow Wall in Fountain Square

Across from 1063 Virginia Avenue, Indianapolis
This rainbow color-blocked wall is the perfect backdrop for pictures.

Numbers at Newfields

4000 Michigan Road, Indianapolis, IN
The Robert Indiana Numbers sculptures are an Indianapolis favorite for kids when it comes to posing with the number correlating to their age. These colorful numbers are beautiful art pieces.

Rainbow Food in Indianapolis

Surely there are many places to find a rainbow array of food, but there are the places that come to mind from my experience. Share yours in the comments!

Rainbow Sliders at the Sugar Factory

49 W. Maryland, Indianapolis, IN
There are more color-filled options than just the Rainbow Sliders at the Sugar Factory, but there’s no argument that the colorful sliders are a hit with all ages. While you’re there, pose for a photo at their rainbow candy dot wall.

Rainbow Cake Slice at Prime 47

14300 Clay Terrace Blvd Suite 155 Carmel, IN
Prime 47 in Carmel might be best known for its steak and delicious entrees, but when it comes to dessert, the rainbow stacked cake is IT!

Kona Ice Rainbow of Flavors

Everywhere
When you see the Kona Ice truck out and about, you can’t help but conjure up an image (and taste) of a rainbow of flavors. Create your own rainbow or other colorful mixture with the self-serve flavor station attached to the truck.

Other Rainbow Things in Indianapolis

There are other opportunities to see the rainbow displayed in different ways around the Indianapolis area. Here are some seasonal or special rainbow appearances.

Indy Pride Parade in Downtown Indianapolis

Every year, the Indianapolis community gathers to celebrate Pride month. There are so many events and activities throughout the month of June, but a fan favorite is the Pride Parade. You’ll probably never see the rainbow represented so heavily and so heartily as you will at the Indy Pride Parade.

Rainbow IndyCar at the Indianapolis 500

In 2022, Andretti Autosport raced an IndyCar with the DHL Pride rainbow logo. Proceeds benefit and help champion LGBTQ+ issues. Fans can purchase replica Pride jerseys sold at the official Indianapolis Motor Speedway/INDYCAR trackside stores in May and on shop.indycar.com.

Veal’s Ice Tree

Veal’s Ice Tree is an Indianapolis classic. During very cold winter months, a giant ice sculpture is created when the Veal family sprays mists of water on top of a stacked structure. As the tree “grows”, colorful water is added to create a rainbow art installation.

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