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FRIDAY, Dec. 13th

 

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.

 

“CELEBRATION CROSSING”

10am|Indiana State Museum

One of Indy’s favorite holiday traditions.  From the sounds of local choirs to visits with Santa & Mrs. Clause…there’s so much to do!  Workshops and train rides.  Movies and more! 

 

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.

 

 

IPL 34th ANNUAL YULETIDE CELEBRATION

2 & 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.

 

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.

 

 

“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

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.

 

 

“TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE…”

6pm|Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site

Live, interactive performance for all ages.  Sip hot cider, carolers and holiday figures from tradition & folklore.  Shows every half hour.  $14-$17.95.

 

“ELF THE MUSICAL”

7pm|Civic Theatre

Based on the cherished 2003 New Line Cinema hit film.   This modern day holiday classic is sure to help you embrace your “inner elf”.  Goes through Dec. 28th.  Tickets start at $55.

 

 

CHARLES DICKENS’ A CHRISTMAS CAROL

7pm|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.

 

 

“PUFFS”

7:30pm|District Theatre

The Indiana premiere of this long-running off-Broadway hit.  “Exudes a jovial, winking fondness for all things Harry.The New York Times.  $20.

 

 

“THE NUTCRACKER”

7:30pm|Zionsville Performing Arts Center

Tchaikovsky’s holiday classic presented by Central Indiana Dance Ensemble.  Four performances through Sunday.  $18-$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.

 

 

“HAMILTON” The National Tour

8pm|Murat Theatre

A Broadway in Indianapolis Production.  The story of American Founding Father Alexander Hamilton told through all types of music.  Through Dec. 29th

 

 

 

SATURDAY, Dec. 14th

 

BUSINESS BEANS COFFEE & CHOCOLATE EXPO

8am|VIP CENTER FOR BUSINESS WOMEN

Local entrepreneurs who make & sell chocolate and coffee will be enticing you with their delicious creations!  Proceeds benefit scholarship for women in business.  $7-$10.

 

 

CHRISTMAS AT GARFIELD

10am|Garfield Park Conservatory

See Santa and see Conservatory Crossing, the holiday train and poinsettia show.  Holiday-themed crafts and Mrs. Claus will have treats for everyone!  FREE!  Goes until 1pm.

 

 

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.

 

 

CHARLES DICKENS’ A CHRISTMAS CAROL

1 & 4 & 7pm|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.

 

“ELF THE MUSICAL”

2 & 7pm|Civic Theatre

Based on the cherished 2003 New Line Cinema hit film.   This modern-day holiday classic is sure to help you embrace your “inner elf”.  Goes through Dec. 28th.  Tickets start at $55.

 

 

“HAMILTON” The National Tour

2 & 8pm|Murat Theatre

A Broadway in Indianapolis Production.  The story of American Founding Father Alexander Hamilton told through all types of music.  Through Dec. 29th

 

 

“THE NUTCRACKER”

2 & 7:30pm|Zionsville Performing Arts Center

Tchaikovsky’s holiday classic presented by Central Indiana Dance Ensemble.  Four performances through Sunday.  $18-$25.

 

 

“WHAT THE DICKENS!”

2pm|Center Grove High School

A contemporary “Barber Shop” twist on a holiday classic.  Featuring a live performance by the Circle City Sound men’s chorus.  $20-$25.

 

 

IPL 34th ANNUAL YULETIDE CELEBRATION

2 & 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.

 

 

“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. 

 

 

“TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE…”

6pm|Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site

Live, interactive performance for all ages.  Sip hot cider, carolers and holiday figures from tradition & folklore.  Shows every half hour.  $14-$17.95.

 

 

“PUFFS”

7:30pm|District Theatre

The Indiana premiere of this long-running off-Broadway hit.  “Exudes a jovial, winking fondness for all things Harry.The New York Times.  $20.

 

“HOLIDAYMARK-CHRISTMAS IN CHATHAM FALLS”

10pm|ComedySportz

Improv presented in the style of a full-length holiday movie. $14-$16.

 

 

 

SUNDAY, Dec. 15th

 

SANTA HUSTLE 5K, HALF MARATHON & KIDS DASH

8:30am|American Legion Mall

The swag for this one is worth a cold run on a Saturday morning!  Santa Hats and Beards, Hoodies and a really cool Finishers Medal!  $10-$80. Proceeds Little Red Door Cancer Agency.

 

 

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. 

 

“HAMILTON” The National Tour

1 & 7pm|Murat Theatre

A Broadway in Indianapolis Production.  The story of American Founding Father Alexander Hamilton told through all types of music.  Through Dec. 29th

 

 

“ELF THE MUSICAL”

2pm|Civic Theatre

Based on the cherished 2003 New Line Cinema hit film.   This modern-day holiday classic is sure to help you embrace your “inner elf”.  Goes through Dec. 28th.  Tickets start at $55.

 

 

“THE NUTCRACKER”

2pm|Zionsville Performing Arts Center

Tchaikovsky’s holiday classic presented by Central Indiana Dance Ensemble.  Final performance.  $18-$25.

 

 

CHARLES DICKENS’ A CHRISTMAS CAROL

2pm|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.

 

 

IPL 34th ANNUAL YULETIDE CELEBRATION

2 & 6pm|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.

 

 

“PUFFS”

5pm|District Theatre

The Indiana premiere of this long-running off-Broadway hit.  “Exudes a jovial, winking fondness for all things Harry.The New York Times.  $20.

 

 

CHARLOTTE HORNETS vs INDIANA PACERS

5pm|Bankers Life Fieldhouse

Click HERE  for Pacers “BuzzerBeater” and you can get access to last-minute Pacers tickets to select home games for a as low as $5.

 

 

DAVE KOZ & FRIENDS CHRISTMAS TOUR

7pm|Carmel Palladium

A popular annual tradition at the Center, Dave Koz’s holiday concert features fantastic special guests performing seasonal favorites for the entire family.  Tickets start at $44.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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