The weekend top 5: Yelp’s White Night, State Fair and more

Say it ain’t so! The last weekend of the Indiana State Fair is upon us {where has the time gone already?}, so it’s the last opportunity to fill up on peanut butter milkshakes, the DNR’s free fishing pond and hit the midway.

Here’s a roundup of the top 5 family-friendly events to check out this weekend…


The last weekend of the Indiana State Fair

Running now-August 21st

If you haven’t made time to visit the Indiana State Fair yet, it’s the last weekend! IC Insider Creed and his family reported back from their outing last week and fresh off this week’s visit to IndyStyle we have oodles of tips for saving on your own. This weekend’s Free Stage performers include ABBA The Concert {Fri, 8/19}, Laura Marano and Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band {Sat, 8/20} and the Mountain Dew Gospel Music Festival starring Karen Clark Sheard & Chicago Mass Choir {Sun, 8/21}. Location: Indiana State Fairgrounds at 38th Street and Fall Creek Parkway, Indianapolis


Cereal Cinema at the Athenaeum

Saturday, August 20

What a way to wakeup: A cereal bar and favorite kids film, courtesy of Indy Film Fest and the Indianapolis Museum of Art? We say yes. This monthly event will feature Bedknobs and Broomsticks and tickets are just $5 for admission to the film plus the cereal buffet. Location: The Athenaeum, 407 East Michigan Street, downtown Indianapolis


Weekend Top 5 - Laura Marano _ Indy's ChildLaura Marano from Disney Channel’s “Austin and Ally” on the Free Stage

Saturday, August 20; 1 and 3:30pm

Disney Channel fans unite! Laura Marano – famous for her role as Ally from “Austin and Ally” – graces the 2016 Indiana State Fair Free Stage on Saturday afternoon! The show will go on rain or shine and is FREE with general Fair admission. Location: Indiana State Fairgrounds at 38th Street and Fall Creek Parkway, Indianapolis


Yelp’s White Night on Monument Circle

Saturday, August 20

Weekend Top 5 _ Indy's Child

Granted RSVPs closed on this event last week but we’d be remiss to well, miss mentioning the annual Yelp White Night on Monument Circle slated for Saturday. This free, family-friendly event says ‘adios’ to summer by inviting event-goers to dress in all white and enjoy entertainment, drinks and more on the Circle. Oh and all attendees will be serenaded by the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. If extra spots open up, put us down as your +1, mmmkay? Location: Monument Circle, downtown Indianapolis


Girls Rock’s Kids Rock The Park 2016 in Broad Ripple

Sunday, August 21

This annual fundraiser for Girls Rock will feature live music for the whole family, face painters, bounce houses, food trucks, a dunk tank, photo booths, a musical “petting zoo,” a carnival midway, and more. You see “Sunday” and we see “seriously get there.” Location: Broad Ripple Park

Of course, that’s not all that’s on tap for the weekend. Discover the rest at the Indy’s Child Calendar of Events!

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