Fall Fest with football and a fun parade downtown.
This is another big African-American event in Indy.
On Indy's far southside at the German Klub, Thurs-Sunday.
Carnival,vendors, German beer and food, music (both German
and rock bands) and dancing. This event has been going on for
over 33 years.
At the convention center downtown.
For 17 days every 4 years, the best rising violinist converge on
Indianapolis. Next: 2018.
Huge event downtown on the Saturday of Memorial Weekend -
the day before the Indy 500. Watch for free or buy a seat.
Enjoy yummy strawberry shortcake and ice crream on Monument
Circle the 2nd Thursday of every June, brought to you by that
church on the circle. Cash only. 9am - 4pm
Art fair going on over 40 years. Free Admission.
Dance, Music, Art, Sports, Business Conferences and more.
Enjoy Italian food, wine, live music and rides in this big event put
on by the Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Free.
Indianapolis has a storied jazz past, but you will get more than
jazz at this big outdoor multi-day festival. Top blues and r&b
artists perform too. The Indy Jazz Fest began in 1999.
Held in July, it attracts over 100,000 people to White River
State Park's Military Park in downtown Indianapolis.
One of the largest fairs in the nation. It was established back
in 1852 to showcase agriculture, education and the youth of
our State. They now allow beer sales. Concerts too.
Huge convention for hobby gamers.
Enjoy Greek food and fun.
Honoring beautifully made films celebrating the positive
aspects of life. The films are shown all around the city for
This multi-day event features lots of classic bands along with
3 days of Irish music, dance and food at Military Park downtown.
|INDIANAPOLIS & SURROUNDING AREA BEER FESTS
The oldest and largest craft beer festival in Indiana.
The festival hosts 100 breweries serving 500 beers. Several
food trucks and vendors will be available. $40-$60
A wine and beer festival that benefits the Cystic
Fibrosis Foundation. The event is a relaxed yet lively
evening featuring more than 100 great wines, over
100 micro-brews and fabulous food offered by an
array of top-notch restaurants. The event will also
have live music and a full silent auction.
A showcase of over 65 craft breweries from all over
America who can their beer, some of which do not
sell their beer in Indiana. $50-$75
Oktoberfest - Information above.
The premier beverage industry party is now open to the
public. Dress in 1930's era dress, enjoy specialty
cocktails and celebrate the 21st Amendment.
Feature exhibits from the 50+ ethnic groups represented in
Central Indiana. Includes authentic foods, music and ance at
the Indiana State Fairgrounds.
Foodies look forward to this gourmet afternoon, spotlighting
nearly 80 farm-to-fork favorites from more than 40 Hoosier
chefs. Ten wineries and 18 breweries will hand out samples
and sell beverages by the glass. Local musicians provide the
background music, while chefs demonstrate cooking
techniques at a demonstration stage.
Twenty local, regional and national breweries showcase
their favorite "hop-centric" brews (along with non-hoppy
varieties) at this sampling event. After you sip, enjoy a
street fair with live music, food vendors, games and more.
a free-admission 3-block street festival featuring live music, food,
beverages and a kid's zone on Georgia Street downtown.
For the past 100 years, Indy has gathered for the
time-honored German tradition of celebrating the arrival of
spring beers. There will be a polka band and a yodeling
Show is all about cars, craft beer, and community.
Besides beer, food and posters will also be for sale.
2nd largest art fair, Food and Entertainment too.
Fair fun - rides, events, fair food
Theatre festival at multiple venues with dance, drama, comedy,
cabaret, magic, music, etc.
Outdoor block party with unlimited beer samples from over
50 of the best local and national craft breweries, live music
from local bands and nosh from local food vendors. $35-$55
Four days of music in the streets
Held at German Park on the south side of Indy.
8602 S Meridian St
Bands, street vendors all day in Fountain Square on Virginia Ave.
Streets closed down to traffic. Free.
Held downtown for 3 days in the American Legion Mall grounds.
No lawnchairs or coolers allowed. Has a smoking area. 30 bands.
Downtown at the Anthenaeum with 100 vendors, Durstig Games,
Wiener Dog Races, 5K Lederhosen Run/Walk, Strong Man
Competition, ZwergenLand For Kids, German Beer, German Food
Cheer our veterans as they walk down Meridian Street.
More than 80 units march in this annual parade,
You get a glass when you enter that holds a 3-oz. pour. No
limit on beer you sample. Try from hundreds of beers from
101 Indiana breweries and guests. $40 tickets support the
Brewers of Indiana Guild and Joy's House.
On the far south side of Indy, there will be local breweries,
local German food and music! $5 for those 21 and over.
The German American Klub
at German Park
8602 S Meridian St
$40 - Eight breweries present. Fund raiser for Rotary Club.
On the streets of downtown Westfield, around 20 breweries
as well as live music. $35-$45
Enjoy food, beer and music while you learn about beer and
how it is made in this 1836 setting. $35-$55
30 Breweries, food trucks and live music. $40
10 E Smith Valley Rd
Wine, Art, Music, Microbrew. $10
40 breweries plus homebrew competition and local food
20 Breweries, local, national, international. Wine garden.
Food trucks and a band. $35-$45
5 local brewers.. $5 to fill pint glass. Food, music
Free entry. New beers will be tapped. Food Specials.
$225-$35 or $10 designated driver.
New brewery is celebrating anniversary with local brew, liquor
and mead. Food trucks.
$30-$40. Craft beer and Artisan pizza.
Benefits "Arts for Learning"
$20 at the door. Explore the Festival of Trees and sample
local beers from Taxman Brewing, Bier Brewery, and more.
An adults-only night on the Prairie complete with hors d’
oeuvres, wine, craft beer and spirits.
Participate in historical sausage-making demonstrations
and learn about 19th-century holiday traditions.
A single-day Hip-Hop music festival in 6 venues and the plaza
in Fountain Square. 1,500 tickets sell out each year
130 juried artists around the Carmel City Square. Evening street
party with music.
Gathering of LGBTQ+ people at Military Park for all ages.
Vendors, food, drinks and music.