7 Things to Do This Weekend Near Indianapolis

7 Things to do this weekend

If you haven’t been to the Indiana State Fair yet, there are THREE MORE WEEKENDS of state fair fun. 

The fair is open Wednesday-Friday, now through August 21–remember the fair is closed on  Mondays and Tuesdays, and Thursday is $3 Thursday. As you plan your visit, check out our best tips for saving money at the fair!

There is so much to love about the Indiana State Fair! Maybe you head to the fairgrounds for the Midway Rides or to catch a free concert. Perhaps your kids can’t wait to meet all the adorable animals or play farmer-for-a-day at Little Hands on the Farm. You might even enjoy a carefree summer date night at the Indiana State Fair with your sweetheart, of course! 

Whatever your reasons for visiting, I think we can all agree that the FOOD is one of the best parts of the fair? Reply to this email and tell me what your favorite part of the Indiana State Fair is? 

The Indiana State Fair. We are here for all of it. #PlayIndy.

7 Things to Do This Weekend

Where to Find Kona Ice This weekend

McCordsville Police Department National Night Out

The Town of McCordsville is having a Community Day a few days after National Night Out on Friday, August 5. Representatives from public safety agencies in the area including Police, Fire, EMS, and Emergency 911 Operators will all be on site for meet and greets. The community is invited to come out and enjoy food, games, K9 demonstrations, emergency vehicles, and fun for the whole family! The event also includes a food drive. Consider bringing non-perishable food items to donate

Touch-A-Truck Greenwood

Mt. Auburn Church in Greenwood will have fire trucks, construction trucks, a Huey Helicopter, police cars, vintage cars, buses, and more at their Touch-A-Truck event on Saturday, August 6! There will be FREE food, hard hats, and opportunities to meet others in your community! This fun event is FREE, but the church would like each family to bring one canned food item for admission to go to a local food pantry.

Art Fair on the Square

The Hamilton County Artists’ Association is proud to sponsor the annual Art Fair on the Square, on Noblesville’s Main Street. On Saturday August 6, come see more than 60 talented artists from across the region set up their tents on the historic Noblesville Square to display and sell their artwork. There will be art demonstrations, live music, interactive exhibits, and much more family FUN. Attendance is FREE

Back 2 School Bash presented by Indiana Army National Guard

Clay Terrace is kicking off the back-to-school shopping season with the Back 2 School Bash presented by Indiana Army National Guard! This free event, on Saturday, August 6, will be full of activities, including: -DJ Inspired Tunes, Photo Opportunity, Face Painters, Games, Touch-A-Truck, Kona Ice Truck, and more! 

Indy Eleven vs Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC

Come cheer on the Indy Eleven! Check out the fan zone. Get your tickets now!

In celebration of the annual Gen Con convention in downtown Indy, festival attendees can purchase discounted tickets to the match by presenting their GenCon badge at box office on matchday (opens at 5:30 pm).

Sensory Friendly Play at Urban Air Noblesville

This event on Sunday, August 7 is specifically designed for children with Autism and special needs. Enjoy time at Urban Air in Noblesville without loud music or flashing lights, and have a lot of fun!

Ice Cream Social

Back to school time is exciting, and expensive. There are some events happening around the city this weekend where you can get assistance for the students in your home if the lists of “must-buys” becomes too long.

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