We are all about tradition, but it is also fun to mix things up from time to time and try something new! Here are 5 brand spanking new outings to try this holiday season + an update to an old favorite: Sugarplum Breakfast at the Indiana History Center Put on your festive best to head to the newest holiday breakfast in town, featuring a breakfast buffet among a winter wonderland. Meet your favorite Nutcracker character, create your own ballet-themed crafts, and grab an early peak of Festival of Trees before the crowds. Don\u2019t forget your cameras to capture the magical morning! After breakfast, stay to see The Dance Refinery perform snippets from the Nutcracker at 1 p.m. and 2:15 pm. Plus, enjoy access to the Festival of Trees with 80 elaborately decorated trees and a 30-foot show-stopper. Date: Sunday, November 26, 9:30 am-noon Location: Indiana History Center, downtown Indy Cost: $30 for adults, $23 IHS member adult; $22 for children 4 to 12, $17 member children 4 to 12. Purchase tickets here. Winterlights at Newfields The brand new light display at Newfields will brighten up your holiday season with more than one million twinkling lights. Bundles up and enjoy the lights that illuminate the gorgeous grounds, grab a hot beverage and warm up at one of the many outdoor fireplaces located along your walk. The highlight is the synchronized light show on the Lilly House lawn. Afterwards, be sure to take a tour of interior of the historic mansion. Dates: Tuesday-Sunday, November 19 through January 7 with two shows at 5 and 7 pm. Open Mondays on Christmas Day and New Year's Day. Location: Newfields (IMA campus), 38th Street and Michigan Road Cost: Purchase tickets in advance here. Price ranges from $8-$20\/pp Federal Hill Commons Ice Plaza Take a spin on Hamilton County's newest outdoor ice rink located at Federal Hill Commons in Noblesville. All ages are welcome to participate and rental ice skates range from kid to adult sizes. Concessions also will be available for purchase during rink hours. Special themed evenings include: November 24 \u2013 Frozen November 25 \u2013 Small Business Saturday December 1 \u2013 Elf Party & NFD Toy Drive December 8 \u2013 Flannel Frost December 15 \u2013 Grinch and Ugly Sweaters December 22 \u2013 Cake & Skate December 29 \u2013 Public Safety Night Dates: Daily,\u00a0November 24 through January 8 (closed Christmas Day). Click here for hours.\u00a0 Location: Federal Hill Commons, Noblesville Cost: Admission rates are $12. Guests may bring their own skates if they prefer, but renting skates is included in the admission fee. Carmel Christkindlmarkt Bundle up and experience a traditional German Christmas Market located in the heart of Carmel. Browse the shops of vendors offering a spectacular blend of traditional German foods and gifts, including a wide variety of imported German crafts and gifts. After a stroll through the market, take a spin on the beautifully adorned outdoor ice skating rink, that serves as the centerpiece of the market. Dates: Wednesday through Sunday, November 18 through December 24. Wed & Thurs., 4-9 pm; Fri & Sat., 1-10 pm; Sun 1-9 pm Location: 10 Center Green \u2013 Carmel, IN (Between The Palladium and The Tarkington Theater) Cost: Free admission to the market; Skate sessions on Wednesdays and Thursdays are $6 for adults and $6 for children ten and under. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday skate sessions are $9 for adults and $6 for children ten and under. Skate rental is just $3 per person. Chinese Lantern Festival Try something totally new this season and head to the Indiana Chinese Lantern Festival, which is making its debut in Indy. View 33 sets of larger-than-life lantern displays and more than 1000 LED light components in this vibrant display, including a 100 ft. long Chinese dragon and a 30 ft. tall traditional Chinese arch. The festival also features nightly performances by Chinese acrobats, traditional Chinese handicraft demonstrations, and the flavors of traditional Chinese cuisine. Dates: Daily, November 24-January 7, 5:30 pm \u2013 10:00 pm Location: Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center \u2013 Celebration Park *Visitors will enter the venue through Gate 1 (off 38th street) or Gate 6 (off Binford Blvd.) and follow directional signs to Celebration Park. Cost: Prices are $15 per adult, $10 per child (children five and under are free) with discounts for seniors, military and college students. They also offer a Family Four Pack for $40. Purchase tickets online here. Plus: A new twist to an old favorite All New Santa's Village at Christmas at the Zoo The beloved Christmas at the Zoo returns, but with an update that is sure to delight regular visitors.\u00a0 The all-new, enchanted Santa\u2019s Village under the Bicentennial Pavilion features magical scenes of wonder and light where you can decorate delectable cookies in Mrs. Claus\u2019 Kitchen, visit with Santa in his charming study and see Santa\u2019s reindeer in his barn. Those looking for a challenge can try their luck in the The Snowflakery mirror maze. Outdoors, enjoy thousands of LED lights including the All-A-Glow Light Show\u00a0\u200bat the Kroger Splash Park, carousel and train rides, visits with the animals (weather permitting) and much more. Dates:\u00a0 Nov. 24-26, 29-30; Dec. 1-3, 6-10, 13-23, 26-30, 5-9 pm. And NEW extended hours on Friday and Saturday until 10 pm. Location: Indianapolis Zoo, downtown Cost: Christmas at the Zoo is included with regular admission and free for Zoo members!