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FRIDAY, Nov. 29th

 

INDIANAPOLIS SCAVENGER HUNT: LET’S ROAM

8am|Simon Property Group Headquarters

You’ll explore Indy like never before!  Walk from landmark to landmark to discover art, culture & history.  You can do this interactive scavenger hunt at any time.   $11

 

 

FESTIVAL OF TREES

10am|Indiana History Center

Get into the holiday spirit with 92 gorgeous trees, packed into their grand building.  You can vote for your favorites and be sure to check out the 30-foot tribute to nature in Indiana.  Through Jan. 1st.

 

JINGLE RAILS: THE GREAT WESTERN ADVENTURE

10am|Eiteljorg Museum

A holiday tradition like no other!  The museum’s annual holiday model train display. New this year, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and The Alamo!  Included with museum admission.

 

 

CONSERVATORY CROSSING

10am|Garfield Park

OPENING DAY for Garfield Park’s Holiday Train and Poinsettia Show.  Visit with Santa and visit the Arts Center to make holiday-themed crafts.  Click HERE for times and prices.

 

 

JOLLY DAYS WINTER WONDERLAND

10am|Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

Your favorites are back!  The 47-foot Yule Slide, Jingles the Holly Bear and Santa!  Ice Skate in your socks, Explore the Ice Castle and go “Ice Fishing” in the pretend pond. 

 

 

CARMEL CHRISTKINDLMARKT

Noon|The Center for the Performing Arts

Gifts, German Food, Exhibits, Woodworking demonstrations, live music throughout the day and Ice Skating!  Click HERE for the daily schedule.

 

 

IHSAA FOOTBALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP GAME

Noon|Lucas Oil Stadium

Class A) Central Catholic HS vs Lutheran HS.   Class 3A game – Bishop Chatard vs Heritage Hills will follow at 3:30pm.   Class 5A game begins at 7pm.   $15 all day.  All seats general admission.

 

 

STARBASE INDY CONVENTION

Noon|Wyndham West Hotel 

A 3-day sci-fi and science convention with celebrity guests, cosplay, guest speakers and cool gifts for the science fiction fan on your list.  $15-$45.

 

 

CHARLES DICKENS’ A CHRISTMAS CAROL

5pm|IRT

Long-time “Carol” Actors and Indy favorites are back with new costume designs.  A few new songs too!  Goes through Dec. 26th.  $25-$48.

 

 

51st ANNUAL CHRISTMAS AT THE ZOO

5pm|Indianapolis Zoo

This year, they’ve added even more lights, with FREE visits with Santa through Dec. 23rd.  See Santa’s sleigh and a few of his reindeer.  The Penguin Encounter will stay open until 8pm.

 

“WINTERLIGHTS” HOLIDAY LIGHT SHOW

5pm|Newfields

A spectacular holiday light show, with 1.5 million lights.  There will be plenty of other special activities throughout the holiday season.  Closes at 9pm each night.

 

 

“A MERRY PRAIRIE HOLIDAY”

6pm|Conner Prairie

OPENING NIGHT! The Reynolds Farm Equipment Christmas Lights Show has moved to Conner Prairie!  Enjoy breathtaking rides and fantastic performances through Dec. 29th.  $8-$20. 

 

DOWNTOWN INDY INC “CIRCLE OF LIGHTS” HOLIDAY CELEBRATION

6pm|Monument Circle

For the 57th time, the Soldiers & Sailors Monument will be transformed into the “World’s Tallest Christmas Tree”.  Live entertainment leads up to the flip of the switch at around 7:55pm.

 

 

LIGHTS AT THE BRICKYARD

6pm|Indianapolis Motor Speedway

OPENING NIGHT!  Dozens of displays totaling more than 3 million bright lights on a 2-mile course through the IMS infield and historic oval.  Tickets start at $25.

 

 

 

SATURDAY, Nov. 30th

 

STARBASE INDY CONVENTION

9am|Wyndham West Hotel 

Day 2 of the 3-day sci-fi and science convention, with celebrity guests, cosplay, guest speakers and cool gifts for the science fiction fan on your list.  $15-$45.

 

JINGLE RAILS: THE GREAT WESTERN ADVENTURE

10am|Eiteljorg Museum

A holiday tradition like no other!  The museum’s annual holiday model train display. New this year, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and The Alamo!  Included with museum admission.

 

 

CONSERVATORY CROSSING

10am|Garfield Park

Garfield Park’s annual Holiday Train and Poinsettia Show.  Visit with Santa and stop by the Arts Center to make holiday-themed crafts.  Click HERE for times and prices.

 

 

JOLLY DAYS WINTER WONDERLAND

10am|Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

Your favorites are back!  The 47-foot Yule Slide, Jingles the Holly Bear and Santa!  Ice Skate in your socks, Explore the Ice Castle and go “Ice Fishing” in the pretend pond. 

 

CARMEL CHRISTKINDLMARKT

Noon|The Center for the Performing Arts

Gifts, German Food, Exhibits, Woodworking demonstrations, live music throughout the day and Ice Skating!  Click HERE for the daily schedule.

 

 

FESTIVAL OF TREES

10am|Indiana History Center

Get into the holiday spirit with 92 gorgeous trees, packed into their grand building.  You can vote for your favorites and be sure to check out the 30-foot tribute to nature in Indiana.  Through Jan. 1st.

 

 

IHSAA FOOTBALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP GAME

Noon|Lucas Oil Stadium

Class 2A)  Eastbrook HS vs Western Boone followed by Class 4A) East Nobles vs Evansville Memorial at 3:30.  Class 6A) Carmel vs Center Grove is at 7pm.  $15 all day.

 

 

INDIANAPOLIS BALLET:  THE NUTCRACKER

2 & 8pm|Old National Centre

A timeless Christmas tale performed by the Indianapolis Ballet Company.  Live accompaniment by the Indianapolis Ballet Orchestra.  $20-$30.

 

 

CHARLES DICKENS’ A CHRISTMAS CAROL

3 & 7pm|IRT

https://www.irtlive.com/plays-and-events/2019-2020/a-christmas-carol-2019

Long-time “Carol” Actors and Indy favorites are back with new costume designs.  A few new songs too!  Goes through Dec. 26th.  $25-$48.

 

 

51st ANNUAL CHRISTMAS AT THE ZOO

5pm|Indianapolis Zoo

This year, they’ve added even more lights, with FREE visits with Santa through Dec. 23rd.  See Santa’s sleigh and a few of his reindeer.  The Penguin Encounter will stay open until 8pm.

 

 

“WINTERLIGHTS” HOLIDAY LIGHT SHOW

5pm|Newfields

A spectacular holiday light show, with 1.5 million lights.  There will be plenty of other special activities throughout the holiday season.  Closes at 9pm each night.

 

 

“A MERRY PRAIRIE HOLIDAY”

6pm|Conner Prairie

The Reynolds Farm Equipment Christmas Lights Show has moved to Conner Prairie!  Enjoy breathtaking rides and fantastic performances through Dec. 29th.  $8-$20. 

 

 

LIGHTS AT THE BRICKYARD

6pm|Indianapolis Motor Speedway

OPENING NIGHT!  Dozens of displays totaling more than 3 million bright lights on a 2-mile course through the IMS infield and historic oval.  Tickets start at $25.

 

 

WINSTON’S BIG DAY: “A VERY PHOENIX XMAS 14”

8pm|The Phoenix Theatre

With music, spectacle, and comedy by various artists.  Special this year, you can purchase a pre-show dinner along with your ticket.  Sunday brunch too!  Show runs through Dec. 22nd.

 

 

IPL 34th ANNUAL YULETIDE CELEBRATION – OPENING NIGHT!

8pm|Hilbert Circle Theatre

Ring in the holidays with the ISO and 1st time host Frankie Moreno!  The “Holly Jolly Dollies” are back and so are the famous Tap-Dancing Santas!  Goes through Dec. 23rd.

 

 

SUNDAY, Dec. 1st

 

STARBASE INDY CONVENTION

9am|Wyndham West Hotel 

FINAL DAY of the 3-day sci-fi and science convention, with celebrity guests, cosplay, guest speakers and cool gifts for the science fiction fan on your list.  $15-$45.

 

 

JOLLY DAYS WINTER WONDERLAND

10am|Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

Your favorites are back!  The 47-foot Yule Slide, Jingles the Holly Bear and Santa!  Ice Skate in your socks, Explore the Ice Castle and go “Ice Fishing” in the pretend pond. 

 

 

3rd ANNUAL HOLIDAY MARKET

11am|Hendricks County Fairgrounds – Danville

Support local farmers produce, food inspired companies, art & craft, and bakers for a fun afternoon of shopping.  FREE admission.  Goes until 4pm.

 

 

CHARLES DICKENS’ A CHRISTMAS CAROL

1pm|IRT

Long-time “Carol” Actors and Indy favorites are back with new costume designs.  A few new songs too!  Goes through Dec. 26th.  $25-$48.

 

 

TENNESSEE TITANS vs INDIANAPOLIS COLTS

1pm|Lucas Oil Stadium

Did you know that for those attending their first Colts game, you can get a “My First Colts Game” pin?  Available at any Guest Services Kiosk in the stadium.  Special “Birthday” pins are also available! 

 

 

SANKT NIKOLAUS FEST

1pm|Indianapolis Athenaeum

Enjoy this nostalgic visit with Christmas past.  Join in the Gingerbread House making contest, dancing, refreshments and of course, the traditional “tree lighting”.  $8 kids, adults FREE!

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