7 Things to do this Week around Indianapolis | July 15-17

Short on ideas for things to do with the kids this weekend? We have you covered! Check out our picks for the top 7 things to do with kids in Indianapolis this weekend! 

Slip 'N Foam Party
Slip ‘N Foam Party on July 17, 2022

Mermaid & Pirate Party

July 15 | 2 – 4 pm | Westfield Washington Public Library

Cool animals aren’t the only things living in the oceans. Mermaid and pirates also lurk in the depths! Drop in between 2-4 PM and join us for some fun crafts and activities. Costumes are encouraged! 

Movie Night in the Park: Bee Movie

July 15 | 6:30 – 11 pm | W.S. Gibbs Memorial Park

Activities begin at 6:30 p.m., and the movie starts at 8:30 p.m. Bring a blanket or some lawn chairs and enjoy the evening!

Cool Creek Campfire: Nocturnal Animals

July 15 | 7 – 8 pm | Cool Creek Park and Nature Center

Gather around the  Cool Creek Campfifire Ring for songs, presentations, and marshmallows. Whether you prefer scary, cuddly, or exotic animals, Hedgehog Hannah has it all and wants to share it with you. Guests will travel through the desert, the rainforest, the plains, and more to witness the amazing wonders of the animal kingdom.

Cool Creek Campfire

Ninja Adventure Course

July 16 | Pecar Park

Come to Pecar Park to test yourself on our Ninja course, participate in a fitness challenge, and use your parkour moves. The course is less than 1 mile and is created to be age specific.

Farm to Table Summer Wagon Rides


July 16 | 11 am – 4 pm | Tuttle Orchards

Want to get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the farm to table operation and veggie growing areas? Tuttle Orchard will be offering special Farm to Table Summer Wagon RidesThese tours are a great way to learn about the produce we grow on our farm.  In addition, Tractor Town will be open from 10am – 4pm on these Saturdays, so be sure to choose the combo pass option for extra fun!

Tuttle Orchards fall _ Indy's Child
Tractor Town features slides, swings, a track for bikes, and many other play options sure to entertain the younger guests.


Back to School Bash: Free School Supplies

July 16 | 10 am – 1 pm | Dotted Line Divas

Dotted Line Divas will be giving out hygiene items and school supplies and providing families with special services such as haircuts for school kids, family photos, and more.


Slip ‘N Foam Party

July 17 | 11  am – 1 pm | Forest Park

Noblesville Parks & Recreation are bubbling up some foamtastic summer fun! Join Noblesville Parks & Recreation for free Slip ‘N Foam Party, presented by BJ’s Wholesale Club, at Forest Park on July 17 from 11 am – 1 pm. Bring your family out to play and slip ‘n slide at the park!

Slip 'N Foam Party


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