Top 7 Things to do this Weekend around Indianapolis | Aug. 5-7

Short on ideas for things to do with the kids this weekend? We have you covered! Check out our picks for the top 7 things to do with kids in Indianapolis this weekend! 

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

Gen Con

Aug. 4-7 | Indiana Convention Center

Welcome back, gamers! This August 4-7, Gen Con Indy will return to the Indiana Convention Center for The Best Four Days in Gaming™!


Zionsville Paint Out

Aug. 6 | SullivanMunce Cultural Center

20th Annual Zionsville Paint Out-SullivanMunce Cultural Center and Indiana Plein Air Painters Association (IPAPA) team up to bring this fun event to Zionsville!  New this year!  We will be partnering with Zionsville Parks Department and Maplelawn Farmstead to bring you the best Zionsville Paint Out yet!

Zionsville Paint Out

Alpaca Yoga

Aug. 6 | 9-10 am |SullivanMunce Cultural Center

This laid-back slow vinyasa yoga class is perfect for the novice as well as for the experienced yogi who enjoys nature. The class takes place in a pasture, with gentle, curious alpacas grazing nearby and interacting with students. All ages are welcome, but children must participate or at least sit on their mat throughout the class.

Alpaca Yoga

Back 2 School Bash

Aug. 6 |11-2 pm | Clay Terrace

While you are out shopping for your kids and teens’ new wardrobes, join us in the Village Green for a Back 2 School Bash Presented by Indiana Army National Guard! 

Back to School Bash Night at Piney Acres

Aug. 6 |6-9 pm | Piney Acres Farm

The summer is drawing to a close, so come out to Piney Acres Farm for one last bash before you’re back in school. Piney Acres will offer bonfires and hayrides, unlimited play and jump time, games, a peddle cart track and other fun activities!

Piney Acres Farm!

Indianapolis Colts Training Day: Give Back Sunday

Aug. 7 |11 am-2 pm | Grand Park Events Center

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!


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