4000 Michigan Road Indianapolis, IN 46208 +1 317 920 2660
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 art institutions. The museum itself underwent renovations that increased its gallery space, and improved both access and amenities. Longtime local boy Wolfgang Puck oversees the on-site café, which serves contemporary cuisine with a breathtaking view of IMA grounds.
801 West Washington Street Indianapolis, IN 46204 +1 317 233 2434
Spend a night listening to music under a blanket of stars on the lawn at White River State Park. Open since August 2003, this venue acts as a perfect place to hold outdoor events and shows and can hold up to 5,000 people. It also has a bandstand on the waterfront. Catch various musical and cultural events by buying your tickets at the lawn box office or at the Murrat Center box office, which acts as a primary center for the Lawn. Concert goers get chairs to plonk themselves on and get comfy. On non-event days, this garden serves as a popular picnic place.
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.
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!
10267 East US Highway 136 Indianapolis, IN 46234 +1 317 291 4090
The O'Reilly Raceway Park is well known for hosting motor sporting events like the Kroger Speedfest, the NASCAR Busch Series, drag races and several other events are held here all year round. You can catch all the action by booking your tickets online, and by reading weekly updates posted on the official website. You can also contact the box office for details and bookings. Don't forget to check the weather updates before leaving for the track, though schedules can be thrown off by bad weather.
1202 East 38th Street Canterbury Indianapolis, IN 46205 +1 317 927 7500
Indiana State Fairgrounds is home to a multitude of local events and cultural fiestas. Attend trade fairs, expos, commodity exhibitions among other things at this sprawling event space. Popular for hosting the annual Indy's International Festival, which is a bustle of excitement, complete with the sounds, smells, and sights of hundreds of countries world-wide, it draws visitors from all over the state. You can also host private events: weddings, parties and receptions at this venue. Check website for more details on current and upcoming events.
700 North Pennsylvania Street St.Joseph Historic Neighborhood Indianapolis, IN 46206 +1 317 639 4282(Tourist Information)/+1 800 323 1639(Toll Free)
American Legion Mall (ALM) pays homage to the sacrifice of the World War I heroes, namely: Corporal James B. Gresham of Company F, 16th Infantry and Evansville Indiana. Local events and festivities like the Earth Day Indiana Festival and the Fiesta Indianapolis take place along this magnificent monument. Call the Indianapolis Convention Bureau for more details.
820 East 67th Street Marilyn K. Glick School of Art Indianapolis, IN 46220-1199 +1 317 255 2464
Want to take a look at some of the finest art as you pick quaint art pieces to do up your home? Visit this Art Center and be enthralled by the sheer variety of art dotting the walls. Supporting the cause of the local artists, this venue seeks to promote their work. Also famous for the wide array of art dos and events held here, the Indianapolis Art Center is famous for having inaugurated the Broad Ripple Art Fair in 1971, and it has since grown to an annual event with an attendance of 26,000 people. The in-house art store lets you purchase what you see even as you take your fill of the eye catching art work: buy exotic clothing, pots, paitings, frames among other things and surprise your loved ones. Check website for more details on current and upcoming events.
3000 North Meridian Street South Village Indianapolis, IN 46208-4716 +1 317 334 3322
Want to see your child blossom into the Einstein of the future? Bring them to The Children's Museum of Indianapolis and see their talents glow. Visit rare exhibits, educational displays and attend child-centric festivities and events at this unique museum. With an aim to foster better cognitive abilities and out-of-the-box thiniking among young ones, this museum has laid out an elaborate treasurehouse for children to explore at leisure. Children will love the variety of exhibits held here: Barbie displays, Ghost Hotels, Space planetariums, Egyptian lifestyle, exhibits on health, science and technology among other things. When hunger pangs strike, rush to the Food Court and relish the experience. Visit the museum store and buy exotic memorabilia to take home with you. You can also host birthday parties and kis'events at this venue.
11366 State Road 38 East Noblesville, IN 46060 +1 317 773 3344
Take a trip out of town and enjoy the beautiful fall foliage at Stonycreek Farm. Their annual Pumpkin Harvest Festival is a great choice for the kids, complete with hay rides, a haunted house, candle dipping, and of course, a full patch of pumpkins! Located about 20 miles outside of the city center, it is a great choice for a day trip. Celebrate major events and festivities at the farm and have a memorable day out with family and friends. The farm also has a market which is open for lunch, and all the day's activities are sure to leave you hungry for some good country cooking. You can also host private events, camps and barn parties among other things at this venue. It is also an ideal spot to enjoy picnics and family events. Visits are permitted by appointments only between 22nd December and 19th March
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 ...