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Free Indianapolis Fun

Our Top 10 Favorite Free Activities: 

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.


3. Central Library

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

4. Volunteer

Give back to the community and volunteer as a family.

 5. Cool Creek Nature Center

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

 6. The Commons

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

 7. Flat Fork Creek Park

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


 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.

9. Indianapolis Cultural Trail 

Take a family walk along the Indianapolis Cultural Trail.


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

20aug6:30 pmPajama Storytime6:30 pm College Avenue Library

23aug9:00 pm11:30 pmFeaturedSunset Cinema on the Canal9:00 pm - 11:30 pm Downtown Canal

24aug9:30 am10:30 amLMNOP9:30 am - 10:30 am Gigi's Playhouse

25aug9:00 am12:00 pmFREE Trial Class and Open House: Ballet Theatre of Carmel Academy9:00 am - 12:00 pm Ballet Theatre of Carmel Academy

25aug12:00 pm3:00 pmMeet-and-Greet with Joey Chestnut at Carmel Market District.12:00 pm - 3:00 pm Carmel Market District

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