Weekend Picks6 Coolest Events Taking Place This Weekend near Indianapolis | Aug. 25-27

6 Coolest Events Taking Place This Weekend near Indianapolis | Aug. 25-27

Short on ideas for things to do with the kids this weekend? We have you covered! Check out our picks for the top 6 things to do with kids in Indianapolis this weekend! 

Hoosier Hardwood Festival

Aug. 25-27 | Boone County 4-H Fairgrounds

This three-day event spotlights logging machinery, chainsaws, sawmill gear, and woodworking tools. Professionals, hobbyists, and landowners will profit from educational sessions and live demos. Guests of all ages can enjoy lumberjack shows, woodworking artisans, crafters, a beer garden, tasty festival food, and live entertainment.

Indianapolis Greek Festival

Aug. 25-26 | Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church

One of Indy’s oldest and best ethnic festivals each year. Indianapolis Greek Festival will have lots of Greek food to try, and fun dancing and entertainment.

GreekFest 2019
Photo courtesy of Indianapolis Greek Festival on Facebook


Just PLANE Fun

Aug. 26 | Indy South Greenwood Airport

Indy South Greenwood Airport brings the community together for a fun filled day of activities, exhibits, and food. Free parking and admission. Attendees will see World War II aircraft, vehicles, and live reenactors.

Just Plane Fun


Bridgeton Civil War Days

Aug 26-27 | Bridgeton 1878 House

Embark on a journey to the Civil War era at this engaging event in Bridgeton. Visitors will have the opportunity to interact with soldiers and civilians, gaining a unique insight into life from 1861 to 1865—a crucial period in our nation’s history. With plenty of educational experiences for children, this event promises a day filled with fun and discovery for the entire family. Free Event + Free Parking.

IU Health Momentum Indy Kids Zone

Aug. 26 | University Park

Part of IU Health Momentum Indy, a family-friendly day of pro and amateur criterium racing surrounded by cycling and fitness activities for all ages. Daytime races take place along with a family-friendly festival with a kids’ race, Riley Children’s Health Kids Zone presented by PNC and Meijer, food trucks, drinks and more. Free.

Feast of Lanterns

Aug 26 | Spades Park

Come celebrate with us at this historic Near Eastside festival! We’ll have fun while we highlight local neighborhoods and community organizations. This year, we’ll feature live music, over 35 artisans and vendors selling their work, sponsor and community booths, favorite food truck and the beer garden.

Feast of Lanterns
Feast of Lanterns

Check out all the amazing events taking place this weekend in Indianapolis


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