Top 10 Things to do this Week around Indianapolis | Aug. 8-12

Short on ideas for things to do with the kids this weekend? We have you covered! Check out our picks for the top 10 things to do with kids in Indianapolis this week! 


Indianapolis Colts Training Camp

Aug. 8 | 11 am-2 pm | Grand Park

2022 Colts Training Camp, presented by Koorsen Fire & Security, kicks off on July 27 at the Grand Park Sports Campus! Check out all of the activities at Colts Camp below, including Colts City, Colts in Motion, the Play 60 Zone, Colts Pro Shop and more!

Movies at Midtown: Frozen 2

Aug. 8 | 12 pm, 3 pm, 6 pm | Midtown Carmel Plaza

Frozen 2 will screen at Noon, 3 pm, and 6 pm on the big outdoor screen at Midtown Carmel Plaza

Movie at Midtown

Meet me on Main

Aug. 9 | 5-9 pm |Carmel Arts and Design District

Meet Me on Main will include all of your favorite components of the Second Saturday Gallery Walks – live music, face painting and caricatures and businesses staying open until 9 p.m.

Preschool Splash Bash

Aug. 10 |11-2 pm | The Waterpark at the Monon Community Center

Splish, splash, we’re having a bash! You and your preschooler are invited for a morning of fun at The Waterpark! We’re having a party with the little kiddos while the big kids are back in school. Swim in the kiddie pool, activity pool and the lazy river.

Water Activity Table

S’mores on the Circle

Aug. 10 |11 am-1 pm | Monument Circle

This Girl Scouts of Central Indiana Fundraiser will feature local chefs who create gourmet S’mores to be sold for $5 each (cash only). All proceeds will go toward financial assistance to support Girl Scouts of Central Indiana’s girls and families.

Wild Play Wednesday

Aug. 10 |2-4 pm | W.S. Gibbs Memorial Park

Join the naturalists at the W.S. Gibbs Memorial Park playground for engaging nature play on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month summer from 2 to 4 p.m.! Each session will bring something new and different so don’t miss out! Discover new ways of playing outside!

Wild Play Wednesdays

Beats and Bites

Aug. 10 |5:30 – 7:30 pm | Grand Junction Plaza

Join Welcome Westfield at the Plaza on select weeknights to enjoy food trucks and acoustic music! There will also be lawn games and a face painter! Fun for the whole family!

Zionsville Toddler Trek

Aug. 11 | 10-11 am | Overley-Worman Park

Spending time outdoors has numerous benefits for a child’s physical and emotional well-being. Toddler Trek is rain or shine, except for severe weather. Dress for the weather and be prepared to get moving!

zionsville Toddler Trek

Family Night at Murphy Aquatic Park

Aug. 12 | 7-9 pm | Murphy Aquatic Park

Bring your family for an evening at the pool! Now that school has started take an evening to spend relaxing with your family at Murphy Aquatic Park.
Murphy Aquatic Park Water Park in Avon

Indiana State Fair

July 29 – Aug. 21 | Indiana State Fairgrounds

The Indiana State Fair is the state’s largest multi-day event celebrating the Hoosier spirit and agricultural heritage. These 18 days bring all communities together to celebrate all things Indiana and promote it to hundreds of thousands of people across the state, and beyond. Related Article: How to Save Money at the Indiana State Fair – 5 Ways to Save Big

2022 Indiana State Fair
2022 Indiana State Fair

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