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2021 Indianapolis Easter Egg Hunt Guide

It's hard to believe, but Easter is almost here! Use this Easter egg hunt guide for family-friendly events all around Indianapolis.

Dinosaur Egg Hunt at The Children’s Museum

Spring has sprung! The Children's Museum of Indianapolis is inviting everyone to visit and find special eggs that Bunnysaurus Rex has hidden throughout the...

Mud Free Playgrounds around Indianapolis

Don't let rain, snow or mud prevent you from having fun at the park! There are many mud-free playgrounds around Indianapolis that feature clean,...

Enjoy Spring Break in Downtown Indy

Not everyone can leave the state for spring break, and that's OK -- you don't have to!  There's lots of family-friendly fun to be...

Duckpin Bowling in Indianapolis

Indianapolis is home to many bowling alleys. But Action & Atomic Duckpin Bowling, located in the Indianapolis neighborhood of Fountain Square, is probably the...

Indiana State Nature Passport

Calling all fans of the outdoors! The Indiana Department of Natural Resources is encouraging everyone to sit less, explore more and get rewarded for...

GeoFest returns to Indiana State Museum

Browse a wide variety of fossils, cut and uncut gemstones and minerals from all over the world at the Indiana State Museum and Historic...

17 Fun Snow Activities You Can Do with Kids

It’s snowing! All that white stuff falling from the sky is the perfect medium for fun and educational activities. Here is a list of...

DIY Snow Ice Cream

Snow days are the best! But with a 3- and 1-year-old at home, the day becomes less about having fun in the snow, and...

Yes, You Can Rent a Movie Theater for Your Family

The smell of stale popcorn. The taste of Milk Duds and Raisinettes. The ability to get lost in a story for a couple of...

The Great Backyard Bird Count is a Pandemic-Friendly Family Activity

The Great Backyard Bird Count is here, and it’s happening February 12-15, 2021. If you are looking for a free, fun and easy activity...

Places in Indy with Free Admission on Presidents Day

No school or work on Presidents Day? Then this is the perfect day to visit one of the places around Indianapolis offering free admission...

Conner Prairie’s Winter Weekend Experiences

Are you ready to get out of the house? Conner Prairie is offering outdoor programming where you can do so safely, with brand new...

Eight Indie Indy Bakers Making Valentine’s Day Goodies

It’s Valentine’s Day week, and this sweet season isn’t complete without indulging in something sugary or covered in chocolate (or both!). Fortunately, there are...

Heart Hike at Fishers Parks

Celebrate love (and a love for local parks) all month long! Now through February 28, 2021, everyone is welcome to visit three different Fishers...

5 Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Indy

  Valentine's Day is all about showing your loved ones just how much they mean to you. It's been a heck of a year, and...

Find the Ultimate Sugar Rush at TeeJay’s Sweet Tooth

TeeJay’s Sweet Tooth is the place to go when you want a super impressive, fun and Instagram-worthy treat. Located on the northwest side of...

Nickelodeon’s Dora & Diego—Let’s Explore!

Grab your hiking boots and discover Nickelodeon’s Dora and Diego—Let’s Explore! as Dora and Diego take children and families on English and Spanish adventures from...

White River State Park Nominated as Best City Park Contender by USA Today

White River State Park (WRSP) has been nominated by USA Today as a top contender for Best City Park in its 2021 10 Best...

The ABCs of Dinosaurs

Want a DINO-mite way to help your little ones learn their ABCs? Consider using giant beasts that already fascinate kids and tie them into...

Hidden Gems: Carmel Chocolate Cafe

Carmel Chocolate Café in Carmel opened its doors in the summer of 2019. Part of the South Bend Chocolate Company and located in the...

Experience Bottleworks District

Stay, dine, play, explore. Bottleworks District, the new multi-use neighborhood that has been built into the former Coca-Cola Bottling Plant in the Mass Ave...

Where to Go for Free Admission on Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Indy

“The time is always right to do what is right.” - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. January officially ushers in winter, the start of a...

Explore Carmel’s Reimagined Carey Grove Park

Carey Grove Park in Carmel has a fresh, new look, and it reopened to the public Friday, January 8. This Carmel Clay neighborhood park,...

Children Explore the World in TCM’s Bilingual Dora the Explorer Exhibit

Exploring the world with a preschooler is always an adventure. Their eyes grow big and their faces light up when they make discoveries about...

Oinking Acres

Seventeen-year-old Olivia Head has always had a heart for rescuing animals, a trait that she says was inspired by her mom. “I come from a...

Art Walk at White River State Park

White River State Park is home to some of Indianapolis’ most iconic museums and attractions, including the Indianapolis Zoo, Indiana State Museum and the...

Hidden Gems: The Black Sheep Yarn and Fiber Arts

I found myself at The Black Sheep Yarn and Fiber Arts, a cozy knit shop in Noblesville, on a soggy, gray day. Pulled in...

Best Spots to See Christmas Lights in Indianapolis

For young and old alike, there's something magical about the twinkling of Christmas lights in Indianapolis during the season. Clark Griswold, the lovable Christmas fanatic...

Top 10 Spots for Sledding in Indianapolis

Snow means one thing to kids - It's Sledding Time! We've found 10 of the best places to go sledding in Indianapolis. Maybe a couple...

Get Creative with the Indianapolis Art Center’s Winter Wonder Kits

Winter Wonder Kit $25.00 Local pick-up only at the Indianapolis Art Center beginning December 11. Tis the season to get creative with the Art Center’s brand-new Winter...

The Indianapolis Art Center’s Winter Art Sale Online Now!

It’s the annual Winter Art Sale at the Indianapolis Art Center! Only this time it's a total online takeover! On December 4, starting at...

Start a New Holiday Tradition at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

It might not be an official designation, but “change” is the word of the year. Time continues to tick away and the holidays are...

Higher Life Cereal Café

In 1863, James Caleb Jackson, owner of a medical sanitarium in western New York, created the world’s first breakfast cereal from graham flour dough....

Cool Gifts for the Colts Fan on Your List

‘Tis the season for giving, and if you are looking for gifts for the football fan in your life, there are lots of ways...

Holiday Fun in Indy

Looking for holiday fun? Check out our guide to Holiday Fun in Indy! Indiana Historical Society’s Festival of Trees Visit the Indiana Historical Society's Festival...

Enjoy a Season of Wonder at Christmas at the Zoo

Celebrating 52 years of holiday tradition, Christmas at the Zoo presented by Donatos and Teachers Credit Union is bigger than ever with more nights and more lights. As the...

Don’t Miss the Magic of Nutcracker Sweets!

An Indianapolis holiday season tradition continues with a reimagined version of the Tchaikovsky classic. Join the Indianapolis Ballet at The Toby at Newfields to experience...

Best Places to Go Ice Skating in Indianapolis

It's time to kick off your shoes, lace up those skates and hit the ice! Gather your family together and check out these ice...

Giraffe Calf is born at the Indianapolis Zoo

At 4:35am Nov. 8, the Indianapolis Zoo welcomed the birth of a male reticulated giraffe. The calf weighed 137 pounds and stood about 6...

Sandorf Park Makeover

  Indy Parks’ newest playground opens on Tuesday, November 10 with a community celebration and ribbon ceremony. Sandorf Park, which is located on the city’s...

Playscape is reopening at The Children’s Museum

The Children's Museum of Indianapolis is reopening a fan-favorite—Playscape—on Nov. 10! They have been working hard to make it happen safely! Touchable elements are...

Guide to Holiday Trains in Indiana 2020

Picture this: Your family all dressed in pajamas snuggled together, covered in blankets, with a fire crackling in the fireplace. Next to you sit...

’Tis the Season for A Merry Prairie Holiday at Conner Prairie

It’s the most magical time on the Prairie with over 500 holiday light vignettes, 1,046 acres for exploration and countless opportunities to step back...

Visit Christmas Nights of Lights in Indianapolis through January 3

Are you feeling merry yet? Who couldn’t use a little holiday cheer right about now? Fortunately, there is a great way to feel merry...

Know Before You Go to the Game

This season might look different from football seasons past, but as always, the Indianapolis Colts want to protect the health and safety of their...

Imagine Your Dream Home, Miniature Style

The Children's Museum of Indianapolis is helping families share a new kind of story time with little ones through a re-imagined Mini Masterpieces exhibit. These tiny house recreations are more than dollhouses — they are...

Pullman Train Hotel Rooms in Downtown Indianapolis

All aboard, train lovers! There is a hotel in Indianapolis where you can sleep in a real train car, and it’s located right in...

Finch Creek Park

There is something for all ages and abilities at Finch Creek Park, the newest Noblesville park with an amazing, all-inclusive playground. Located on the east...

Riley Park in Greenfield

As far as parks go, Riley Park in Greenfield checks off all the boxes for family fun. Awesome all-ages playground? Check. (And actually, there...

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