Kids aren’t the only ones having fun in Indy! If you’re looking for a great adults night out adventure (or mom’s night out / dad’s night out with your parent friends), look no further. There are some great events to look forward to around Indy that are only for folks 21+.
Grown-Ups Night Out Events in Indy to Look Forward to This Year:
Children’s Museum After Dark
Location: 3000 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis
More info: childrensmuseum.org/visit/after-dark
After Dark events at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis are exclusively for big kids 21+. Kick back with friends and associates for the most fun happy hour(s) Indy has to offer! Food and beverages are available for purchase.
After Dark events are scheduled throughout the year, and the next After Dark event is happening on June 24, 2022. Decades After Dark feat. Scooby-Doo lets guests dress up in their favorite style from your favorite decade — the ’70s, ’80s, or ’90s — and boogie on down to The Children’s Museum so you can bust a move at this totally tubular party for adults 21+.
Guests visit the newest exhibit, SCOOBY-DOO™ Mansion Mayhe, celebrate the vibrant Greek nightlife in Take Me There®: Greece, re-live favorite pop culture moments in American POP, and follow the clues on a scavenger hunt, and much more. Food specials, beer, wine, and a specialty cocktail will be available for purchase. Complimentary Pepsi products will be available.
Grown-Up Movie Nights at Murphy Aquatic Park
Location: Corner of County Road 625 East and County Road 100 South, Avon
Next event: “Grown Ups” movie on July 8, 7-10 p.m.
Enjoy Avon’s brand-new Murphy Aquatic Park with adults-only events occasionally during the summer! On July 8, guests ages 21 and older are invited for a night out at the pool while watching the Adam Sandler flick, Grown Ups, which starts at sundown. A cash bar will be available.
Throwback Camp at Conner Prairie
Location: 13400 Allisonville Road, Fishers
Next event: July 9
Play like a kid and experience the best of Conner Prairie‘s Adventure Camp with Throwback Camp. Enjoy a grownups-only day of canoeing, ziplining, archery, camp crafts, field games, summer tubing, and more. Plan your summer to have fun, meet new people and share experiences! Feast on a catered lunch and dinner with s’mores and beer/wine available.
Admission includes a ticket to Symphony on the Prairie, exclusive concert seating and bar, meals, and activities. This is an 18+ event.
Monon Mixers at The Waterpark
Location: 1195 Central Park Dr. West, Carmel
Next event: June 16, 2022
Monon Mixers are adult-only, after-hours events where guests over the age of 21 can enjoy The Waterpark in Carmel without kids. The event includes access to all of The Waterpark’s features like the lazy river, adventure slides, and FlowRider®, as well as planned activities throughout the night like aqua Zumba® and log rolling.
Alcoholic beverages are available for purchase from a variety of local vendors and concessions.
Adult Nights at Freedom Springs Aquatic Park
Location: 850 W. Stop 18 Rd., Greenwood
Next event: Check the website for the latest dates
More info: greenwood.in.gov
Tap into your inner child and relax during these adults-only events at Freedom Springs Aquatic Park. Enjoy adult beverages as the sun goes down while listening to a live performance or a DJ pool party. Take a stroll around the Lazy River, race down the water slides, and relax in a lounge chair.
Brewfari at the Indianapolis Zoo
Location: 1200 W Washington St., Indianapolis
Next event: October 1, 2022
Enjoy an adults-only night at the zoo! Sample a selection of brews, enjoy music, and get up close with the animals at this 21+ evening.
Guests can enjoy exclusive after-hours access and stroll down the Indianapolis Zoo’s main pathways while sampling from 22 top craft breweries, cideries, and distilleries from Central Indiana and beyond. Several of the Zoo’s eateries will also be open late, serving a variety of sandwiches, snacks, and other fall favorites for purchase. There will also be various Halloween-themed activities, animal chats, and demonstrations throughout the evening.
Location: 9061 N. 700 W., McCordsville
Next event: Karaoke/DJ Friday nights, live music Saturday evenings
More info: danielsvineyard.com
Located in McCordsville, Daniel’s Winery is a full production winery that offers a private wine club and event venue for any occasion. Check their calendar of events (and follow them on social media) to be informed about the many events they offer throughout the month, all year long.
Some of the more popular adult events at Daniel’s Winery include live music picnics, karaoke contests and wine tastings.
Location: 303 E. 161st St., Westfield
Next event: Trivia night April 27
More info: urban-vines.com
Westfield’s own Urban Vines serves up the wine — and wine slushies — as well as charcuterie, appetizers and gourmet pizzas, which you can enjoy on their 5-acre farm in the heart of the city. Sit and enjoy an adult’s night out in one of their igloos or around a fire pit, or take it inside and enjoy a wine tasting in their indoor space.
Check the Urban Vines website and follow them on social media to keep up-to-date on the events they offer throughout the month, including trivia nights, SINGO night (like BINGO, but with music!) and much more.