11 Things to do this Week around Indianapolis | July 25 – 29

Short on ideas for things to do with the kids this week? We have you covered! Check out our picks for the top 11 things to do with kids in Indianapolis this week! 

Fairs near Indianapolis
The Indiana State Fair returns Friday, July 29 to the Indiana State Fairgrounds.

Movies at Midtown: Sing 2

July 25 | 12 pm | Midtown Plaza Carmel

Sing will screen at Noon, 3 pm, and 6 pm on the big outdoor screen at Midtown Carmel Plaza. Free.

Adaptive Open Swim at the Monon Community Center Water Park

July 26 | 7:30 – 9:30 pm | Monon Community Center

The Waterpark at the Monon Center can be overwhelming and overstimulating so we have a solution for you. Join us for a fun evening at The Waterpark free of distraction, designed for individuals with disabilities. The music will be off, the concession stand will be closed and your family can focus on enjoying The Waterpark.

The Water Park Carmel

Preschool Playdates at Tuttle Orchard

July 27 | 10 am | Tuttle Orchard

Want a fun outing for your preschooler? Tuttle Orchards is offering a fun playdate opportunity for preschool aged kids to explore some science on the farm and make new friends! Each week we will have a fun and exciting new theme. 

Colts Training Camp

July 27 | 10:30 am – 2 pm | Grand Park Events Center

2022 Colts Training Camp, presented by Koorsen Fire & Security, kicks off on July 27 at the Grand Park Sports Campus! Check out all of the activities at Colts Camp below, including Colts City, Colts in Motion, the Play 60 Zone, Colts Pro Shop and more! Free.

Colts Training Camp

Wild Play Wednesdays

July 27 | 2 – 4 pm | W.S. Gibbs Memorial Park

Join the naturalists at the W.S. Gibbs Memorial Park playground for engaging nature play on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month summer from 2 to 4 p.m.! Each session will bring something new and different so don’t miss out! Discover new ways of playing outside! Free.

Canal Nights – Eco Citizen

July 27 | 6 – 8 pm | Indiana State Museum

Find out what it takes to be an eco-citizen through activities that explore environmental responsibility, pollution, recycling and more. Free

Disney’s Frozen Jr. 

July 28-31 | Annex Auditorium at Ivy Tech Community College

Disney’s “Frozen Jr.,” a youth musical, directed by James H. Williams of Fishers, will be The Belfry Theatre Apprentice Players’ summer youth production featuring ages 5-18, July 28-31, at The Auditorium at The Annex at Ivy Tech.

Little Explorers: Summertime Fun

July 28 | 10 – 11 am | Garfield Park Conservatory

Calling all little ones who are ready to explore! Join us as we take a short walk around the park, exploring nature as we go. We will also have activities and crafts available during or after the walk. This month’s theme is bugs! Registration required.

Indianapolis Shakespear Company – Ricky 3: A Hip Hop Shakespear Richard 3

July 28-30 | 7 pm | Taggart Memorial Amphitheatre at Riverside Park

The company, board, and staff at Indianapolis Shakespeare Company are elated to be back on stage this summer introducing a new art form, Hip Hop Shakespeare! We’re looking forward to sharing this fresh new twist on the classic words of Shakespeare and the beautiful beats of Hip Hop. Free.

Shakespeare in the Park


Flicks at Victory Fields: Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

July 28 | 6 pm |Victory Field

For the third year, the Indianapolis Indians will host fans for three movies on Victory Field, as part of the baseball team’s “Flicks at Victory Field” summer series, presented by Indiana WIC and Toyota.

Flicks at Victory Field


Opening Day of the Indiana State Fair

July 29 | Indiana State Fairgrounds

The Indiana State Fair is the state’s largest multi-day event celebrating the Hoosier spirit and agricultural heritage. These 18 days bring all communities together to celebrate all things Indiana and promote it to hundreds of thousands of people across the state, and beyond.

Indiana State Fair

Check out all the amazing events taking place this week in Indianapolis:

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