1202 East 38th Street Indiana State Fairgrounds Indianapolis, IN 46205 +1 317 927 7500
Sporting events, live music concerts, and cultural performances are held at the Marsh Grandstand, which holds up to 15,500 people. The venue, housed within the Indiana State Fairgrounds, overlooks the famous one mile track. Action events like auto racing and harness racing are also known to take place here from time to time. Come and be a part of the thrills and chills!
4790 West 16th Street Indianapolis, IN 46222 +1 317 492 8500/+1 317 492 6700 (Tickets)
This legendary track hosts some of the most anticipated auto racing events in the world. The Indianapolis 500, the Brickyard 400, and the US Grand Prix keep the Indianapolis Motor Speedway busy through the spring and summer. The on-site Hall of Fame Museum houses yesteryear memorabilia and artifacts. At any given time at least 75 vehicles are on display.
528 Lockerbie Street Lockerbie Square Historic District Indianapolis, IN 46202
Popularly known as the residence of James Whitcomb Riley, the James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home is a division of historic preservation and archaelogy. This home museum comnprised of all the historical artifacts, furnitures, belongings, and sinishes of James Whitcomb. The museum is a great example and takes one back in time to the early days of James life.
372 South Meridian Street Indianapolis, IN 46225 +1 317 631 6974
Known as Indiana's oldest bar, The Slippery Noodle Inn has seen its share of action. It's a hub for blues in the area, and countless wild concerts have happened here over the years. Being located in a great sports town, the Noodle makes itself available to sports fans as well. It has been the site of many a raucous celebration. Even when there's nothing going, on the place is packed with happy diners and drinkers chowing down on hearty food and drinking everything from martinis to microbrews.
500 South Capitol Avenue Indianapolis, IN 46225 +1 317 262 8600
Lucas Oil Stadium, home of the NFL's Indianapolis Colts, is one of the finest facilities in the league. The stadium's distinctive look and feel recall an Indianapolis of old, though its interior boasts every modern amenity a spectator or player could require. Additionally, its central location makes it easy to take in a game and then saunter over to any number of downtown hot spots for even more fun.
125 S. Pennsylvania St. Indianapolis, IN 46204 +1 317 917 2500
Home to the Indiana Pacers and the Indiana Fever, Bankers Life Fieldhouse is on a permanent adrenaline rush. Add to that occasional live music concerts by the likes of Celine Dion and Neil Diamond, temperatures are bound to soar. A huge sports facility, in the basketball-crazy state of Indiana, Bankers Life Fieldhouse is like a magnet for locals and visitors alike. With a capacity of more than 18000 spectators, there is no end to the kind of events that can be held here. The visual appeal of the facility is awe-inspiring for its sheer magnitude and world-class amenities.
874 Massachusetts Avenue Indianapolis, IN 46204 +1 317 822 5922
McFee showcases vibrant works by a number of artists in a welcoming space on Mass Ave. Look for traditional pieces like paintings and sculptures right alongside more out-there stuff such as found assemblages. Regardless of the medium, art here surely embodies something about the unique spirit of Downtown Indianapolis, and perhaps even Indiana in general. See website for artist roster and more.
Broad Ripple 66th Street & College Avenue Indianapolis, IN 46220 +1 800 323 4639(Tourist Information)
North Side Optimist Opti-Park may have an unusual name but there is nothing unusual about it. This green space may not be exactly in the heart of the city center, but its charming location in Broad Ripple village makes it popular with locals who stop by for some fresh air. Weekends and holidays during summer are perhaps the best time to come when you can catch a live concert or some community events and festivities being celebrated here.
510 West 49th Street Indianapolis, IN 46208 +1 317 940 3647
Built in 1928, the Hinkle Fieldhouse was once was also the largest basketball venue in the country. Located on the campus of Butler University, this basketball field attracts students, sports lovers and spectators alike. Call or visit the website to check out the game schedule.
Established in 1946, the Broad Ripple Park area has served the community in a variety of ways over the years, including being home to an amusement park and hosting Olympic tryouts. Today the area is a park and recreational area with a swimming pool, playground, picnic area, tennis courts, athletic fields, dog park, boat ramp to the adjacent White River, a wooded area, and a half-mile unpaved fitness trail. Picnic shelters are available for rent. The Family Center offers a list of classes and activities for all ages.
The Indianapolis Museum of Art was established in the year
1883 and has grown since then to accommodate a staggering 50,000 pieces of art. Its permanent collection is on par with those of some of the world's other renowned ...
If you are a fan of auto racing, be sure
to find time to visit the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Museum. For a couple bucks, they will give you a bus ride around the most hallowed racetrack ...
Established in 1946, the Broad Ripple Park area has served
the community in a variety of ways over the years, including being home to an amusement park and hosting Olympic tryouts. Today the area is a park and recreational ...