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Free Indianapolis Fun

Our Top 10 Favorite Free Things to do in Indianapolis: 

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1. Trader Point Christian Church’s “The Park” 

Let the kids run wild indoors at The Traders Point Christian Church’s “The Park.”


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2. Holiday Park Nature Center

Visit the interactive and fun Holliday Park Nature Center.


Central Library - Free Indianapolis Fun3. Central Library

Explore The Learning Curve and the other 6 floors at the Central Library.

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4. Volunteer

Give back to the community and volunteer as a family.

 Cool Creek Nature Center - free things to do in indianapolis5. Cool Creek Nature Center

Check out some snakes and turtles at the Cool Creek Park Nature Center.

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 6. The Commons

Head south to the huge indoor climbing gym at The Commons of Columbus, IN.

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 7. Flat Fork Creek Park

Venture through the 3 treehouse at  Flat Fork Creek Park of Fishers.


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 8. The Indiana State Police Museum

Respect the law, and learn all about it, at The Indiana State Police Museum.  Admission is free, but donations are accepted.

Indianapolis Cultural Trail - free things to do in indianapolis9. Indianapolis Cultural Trail 

Take a family walk along the Indianapolis Cultural Trail.


Soldiers and Sailor Monument- free things to do in indianapolis

10. Soldiers and Sailor Monument

Climb to the top of Soldiers and Sailors Monument. 


Looking for More Free Indianapolis Fun?


  1. Scan our FREE things to do each month in Indianapolis events calendar.
  2. Head inside to one of these 10 places to play inside for FREE.
  3. Enjoy free admission at local museums during Free Museum Days.
  4. Eat out as a family with over 100 restaurants that offer a Kids Eat Free deal.
  5. Scoring big on your birthday at several local places that offer birthday freebies.
  6. Explore a new playground.
  7. Stay home and try one of these 20 things to do when you’re stuck at home.
  8. Enter our weekly contests to win awesome prizes.

Upcoming Free Events around Indianapolis

04sepAll Day27novScarecrows in Gatlinburg(All Day) Downtown Gatlinburg

07sepAll Day25novSmoky Mountain Harvest Festival(All Day) Downtown Gatlinburg

20oct10:00 am5:00 pmFree Saturday - Halloween iSpy10:00 am - 5:00 pm Muncie Children's Museum

20oct2:00 pm4:00 pmMonthly Make-It @ Irvington!2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Irvington Branch Library

20oct3:00 pm5:00 pmTrunk or Treat3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Indiana State Police Museum

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