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 and martini festival featuring more than
100 wines, over 100 micro-brews. Food and a band.
All food and beverages included in price - $40
Oktoberfest - Information above.
An all ages event to celebrate summer with the opportunity
to enjoy craft beer, live music and local food.
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
Free show is all about cars, craft beer, and community.
The event is family-friendly, so bring the kids and doggies!
2nd largest art fair in town, Food and Entertainment too.
Fair fun - rides, events, fair food
Theatre festival at multiple venues with dance, drama, comedy,
cabaret, magic, music, etc.
Old Washington Street Bridge at
White River State Park
Support the arts while sampling many 3-ounce pours of some
of the best craft beer, cider and mead from 40+ breweries,
cideries and meaderies. Enjoy local fare from Indy's best
restaurants, shop Indy vendors and party with one of Indy's
best DJs. $35
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.
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. $40-$55
30 Breweries, food trucks and live music. $40
10 E Smith Valley Rd
Wine, Art, Music, Microbrew. $15
25 Indiana breweries and wineries offering attendees
unlimited samples of hundreds of craft beers. Contest for
home brewers . 21+ $25
Food, music, fun, beeer, wine. $40
10 local brewers. Food & and a band 21+
$225-$35 or $10 designated driver.
New brewery is celebrating anniversary with local brew, liquor
and mead. Food trucks.
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.
3 days of activities for video gamers, cosplay lovers, sci-fi fans,
comic book junkies and pop culture enthusiasts:
Sample from hundreds of beers brewed by 50+ Hoosier
breweries and guests while trick-or-treating and enjoying
local food, shopping, games, and more. $35-$40
Block party with craft beers from area breweries, live music,
food, 21 and over. $30-$40
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