Top Event Picks for Family Fun around Indianapolis
Our very favorite events happening around Indianapolis

Looking for something to do? Well Indianapolis has hundreds of events each day, so how do you choose what the best ones are? Indy’s Child top rated events list is a curated list based on the events our staff members and readers find most interesting.


The Best Family-Friendly Events in Indianapolis:

202409mar(mar 9)2:00 pm02sep(sep 2)2:00 pmNickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles™: Secrets of the Sewer(March 9) 2:00 pm - (September 2) 2:00 pm(GMT-05:00) The Children's Museum of Indianapolis, 3000 North Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46208CategoryMuseum/Zoo Event

202425may11:00 am7:00 pmOpening Day of The Waterpark11:00 am - 7:00 pm(GMT-04:00) The Waterpark at the Monon Community Center, 1195 Central Park Dr W, Carmel, IN 46032CategorySummer FunSeasonalPool,Summer Fun

202425may11:45 am2:00 pmAES 500 Festival Parade11:45 am - 2:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Downtown Indianapolis, Indianapolis, INCategoryCommunity Event,Parade

202317jun12:00 pm9:00 pmMallow Run Winery Picnic Concert Series12:00 pm - 9:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Mallow Run Winery, 6964 West Whiteland Road Bargersville, IN 46106CategoryFree,Summer Concert Series,Summer FunFilterFreeSeasonalSummer Concert Series,Summer Fun

202426mayAll DayIndianapolis 500(All Day: sunday)(GMT-04:00) Indianapolis Motor Speedway, 4790 W 16th St, Indianapolis, IN 46222CategoryCommunity Event,Sporting Event

202431may10:00 am1:00 pmGreenwood Mud Day10:00 am - 1:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Freedom Park, Stop 18 Rd & Averitt Rd Intersection, Greenwood, Indiana 46142CategoryFree,OutdoorsFilterFree

202431may7:00 pmCool Creek Concert Series - Mike and Joe7:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Cool Creek Park and Nature Center, 2000 E 151st St Carmel, INCategorySummer Concert Series,Summer FunSeasonalSummer Concert Series,Summer Fun

202404jun7:30 pm9:30 pmAdaptive Sensory-Friendly Swim7:30 pm - 9:30 pm(GMT-04:00) The Waterpark at the Monon Community Center, 1195 Central Park Dr W, Carmel, IN 46032CategoryOutdoors,Sensory Friendly,Special NeedsFilterSensory-FriendlySeasonalPool,Summer Fun

202413jun9:00 am4:00 pmIndy Strawberry Festival9:00 am - 4:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Monument Circle, 1 Monument Circle Indianapolis, IN 46204CategoryCommunity Event,Fair/FestivalSeasonalSummer Fun

202414jun(jun 14)5:00 pm15(jun 15)11:00 pmItalian Street Festival5:00 pm - 11:00 pm (15)(GMT-04:00) Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary, 520 Stevens St, Indianapolis, IN 46203CategoryFair/Festival,FreeFilterFreeSeasonalSummer Fun

202420junAll Day21Touch-a-Truck at Grand Park(All Day)(GMT-04:00) Grand Park Events Center, 19000 Grand Park Blvd, Westfield, IN 46074CategoryFree,Touch-A-TruckFilterFree

202422jun10:00 am1:00 pmBrown County Touch-A-Truck10:00 am - 1:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Brown County Music Center, 200 Maple Leaf BoulevardCategoryFree,OutdoorsFilterFree,Sensory-Friendly

202425junAll Day30Spark!Fishers(All Day)(GMT-04:00) Nickel Plate District Amphitheater, 6 Municipal Drive, Fishers, 46038CategoryCommunity Event,Concert/Music/Dance Performance,Fair/Festival,FreeFilterFree

202403jul5:30 pm11:00 pmAll American Day in the Park5:30 pm - 11:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Sarah T Bolton Park, 1300 Churchman Ave, Beech Grove, INCategoryFair/Festival,FreeFilterFreeSeasonal4th of July,Summer Fun

202420jul11:00 am3:00 pmMonsoon Madness11:00 am - 3:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Roy G. Holland Park, 1 Park Dr, Fishers, IN 46038CategoryCommunity Event,Fair/Festival,Free,Park EventFilterFree

202416aug(aug 16)5:30 pm18(aug 18)12:00 amSausageFest 20245:30 pm - 12:00 am (18)(GMT-04:00) Saint Thomas Aquinas Church, 4600 Illinois Street Indianapolis, IN 46208CategoryFair/Festival,FreeFilterFree

202417aug(aug 17)1:00 pm18(aug 18)10:00 amWe Can Camp: Family Camping at Conner Prairie1:00 pm - 10:00 am (18)(GMT-04:00) Conner Prairie, 13400 Allisonville Road, Fishers, IN 46038CategoryCamping/Overnight,Museum/Zoo Event,Outdoors

202424aug4:00 pm11:00 pmFeast of Lanterns4:00 pm - 11:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Spades Park, 1800 Nowland Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46201CategoryFair/Festival,Free,OutdoorsFilterFree

202424aug7:00 pm11:00 pmMuseum by Moonlight: Museum Ever After7:00 pm - 11:00 pm(GMT-04:00) The Children's Museum of Indianapolis, 3000 North Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46208CategoryAdults Only,Museum/Zoo Event

202406sepAll Day08Jupiter Flights Balloon Festival(All Day)(GMT-04:00) Conner Prairie, 13400 Allisonville Road, Fishers, IN 46038CategoryFair/Festival,Museum/Zoo Event,OutdoorsSeasonalBalloon Festival

202407sep9:00 am5:00 pmPenrod Arts Fair9:00 am - 5:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Newfields, 4000 N Michigan Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46208CategoryFair/Festival

202407sep12:00 pm10:00 pmSt. Joan of Arc French Market12:00 pm - 10:00 pm(GMT-04:00) St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 4217 Central AvenueCategoryFair/Festival,FreeFilterFreeSeasonalFall Festival

202428sep11:00 am6:00 pmRocky Ripple Festival11:00 am - 6:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Hohlt Park, W. 53rd St. and Annette St. Indianapolis, IN 46208CategoryFair/Festival,FreeFilterFree