Check out our top 5 things to do this in Indianapolis this weekend!
Location: Indianapolis Zoo
Date: 9am-5pm Thursdays through Sundays, March 21-24, 28-31 and April 4-7. See you there
The festival features live entertainment at two different stage locations, a cheer garden offering beer, pretzels, treats and kid-friendly refreshments, and a whimsical garden of remarkable topiaries fit for a Zoo. Natural décor depicting animals like elephants, giraffes, bears, butterflies and dolphins will wow you. Fun times await your kiddos including large outdoor musical instruments, animal matching games and creative crafts like a fun springtime pinwheel to catch the season’s breeze.
Location: Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields
Date: March 22- May 26
As the weather warms, the outdoor displays begin to swell. Look for the tall, Dr. Seuss-like blooms of Allium ‘White Giant’ near the Sutphin Fountain and the slate-purple colored bell-like flowers of the Persian Fritillary at the front of Lilly House. For this year’s outdoor exhibition, our massive team of staff and volunteers planted even more bulbs than last year.
Location: Grand Park
Date: March 22- 24
Indiana’s largest kids consignment event featuring BABY to TEEN clothing, toys, strollers, books, sporting goods, furniture and more from 500+ families. Average consignor earns $400 and gets first pick of shopping!
Location: Indianapolis Art Center
Date: Saturday, March 23, 11:00 am- 3:00 pm
Bring your family and friends for a day of Hoosier pride, experienced through several “Indiana-themed” art workshops that celebrate the uniqueness of our humble Midwestern state and history. Classes will take place in our studios from 11am–1pm and require registration on our website. The public is encouraged to join us for free activities with local partners, games, refreshments, and more from 12:30pm–2:30pm. We’re excited to have the Indianapolis Public Library, the Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library, and the Indiana Historical Society all participating in this celebration of Hoosier history by highlighting some element of its history.
Location: The Tarkington at the Center for the Performing Arts
Date: Saturday, March 23, 2:00 pm
Produced and led by illusionist David Thomas, this story-driven theatrical experience features world-class illusions, stunning costumes, beautiful set designs and an inspired soundtrack. The tale, suitable for all ages, follows a boy who dreams of being a performer and later finds an opportunity to realize his wish.
Of course, that’s not all that’s on tap for fun this weekend. Discover the rest at the Indy’s Child Calendar of Events!