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FRIDAY, Dec. 21st

 

“JINGLE RAILS: THE GREAT WESTERN ADVENTURE”

10am|Eiteljorg Museum

It’s become a family holiday tradition.  A spectacular train show with replicas of local and national landmarks.  The Indiana State Fair is back and new this year…a trip along Route 66!  Included with museum admission.  Goes through Jan. 14th.

 

 

“CELEBRATION CROSSING”

10am|Indiana State Museum

A Hoosier holiday tradition with the Santa Claus Express, lunch at the L.S. Ayres Tea Room, and local Choir performances.  Goes until 5pm.  Included with Admission.

 

 

CONSERATORY CROSSING HOLIDAY EXHIBIT

10am|Garfield Park Conservatory

A fantastic winter wonderland with thousands of twinkling lights and model trains.  Be sure to see the beautiful poinsettia display!  Click HERE for special evening hours and programming.  $4.  $10 for families. 

 

 

FESTIVAL OF TREES

10am|Indiana History Center

Eighty beautiful trees, elaborately decorated and on display until Jan. 5th.  You can vote for your favorite, which will be difficult!   This year features a 30 foot “show-stopper” decorated in an Indiana theme.   There will be special programs too, along with daily surprises.  Included with admission.

 

 

“GINGERBREAD VILLAGE”

10am|Conner Prairie

See a variety of gingerbread creations by competitors of every skill level.  This year’s entries more than doubled!  Goes through Dec. 30th.  Included with museum admission.

 

 

JOLLY DAYS WINTER WONDERLAND

10am|The Indianapolis Children’s Museum

Your favorite 2-story “Yule Slide” is back again, along with Jingles the Holly Bear and visits with Santa.  Ice skate in your socks, explore an ice castle and go ice fishing until Jan. 6th.  Included with museum admission.

 

 

CARMEL “CHRISTKINDLMARKT”

Noon|The Center for the Performing Arts

Get into the festival holiday atmosphere a little early!  Vendors, crafts, gifts, traditional German food, and live entertainment through Dec. 23rd.  Click HERE for info on ice skating at “The Ice at Center Green”. 

 

33rd ANNUAL “YULETIDE CELEBRATION”

2 & 8pm|Hilbert Circle Theatre

A holiday tradition with the ISO and Jack Everly.   Josh Kaufman and Angela Brown return as Hosts with all those dancing Santas!  A new 2018 edition of the North Pole Reality Singing Competition, “Santa’s Choice!” and Indy’s own dance group “Expressenz” takes the stage this year!  Through the 23rd.

 

 

WINTERLIGHTS” HOLIDAY LIGHT SHOW

5pm|Newfields

This is the one everybody talked about last year!  An outdoor experience featuring more than 1.5 million lights and a new “Wintermarket”.  Dress warm!  Goes through Jan. 6th.   Santa is here on TUESDAYS throughout December. 

 

 

“CONNER PRAIRIE BY CANDLELIGHT”

5:30pm|Conner Prairie

A walking tour for the whole family that takes you back in time to 1836 Prairietown where it’s Christmas Eve.  The Program allows you to stroll at your own pace.  You’ll meet a variety of characters in their homes.  Dec.15, 21-22.  Last Tour is at 8:30pm. $16 – Adults, $13 for children.

 

 

LIGHTS AT THE BRICKYARD

6pm|Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Featuring dozens of beautiful displays totaling more than 3 million lights on a 2-mile course through the Indianapolis Motor Speedway infield and historic oval.  Several ticket options to choose from.  “Standard Lane” tickets only available at Gate 2 off 16th Street.

 

 

“MARY POPPINS” THE BROADWAY MUSICAL

7pm|Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre

A musical based on the story by P.L. Travers & Walt Disney Film.  Tickets from $52.  Performances through Dec. 29th.

 

 

“A CHRISTMAS CAROL”

7:30pm|Indiana Repertory Theatre

An Indy tradition, and one that everyone should see on the IRT’s OneAmerica Stage.  A Christmas Carol goes through Dec. 26th with lots of “special performances” that include post-show discussions with the cast.  Check out the #mycarolstory coloring page.  Tickets start at $25.

 

 

“THE BOOK OF MORMON” (Touring)

8pm|Clowes Memorial Hall

 A Broadway in Indianapolis production of the 9-time Tony A ward winning musical.  The New York Times calls it the “Best Musical of the Century”.  An international sensation.  The show does contain explicit language.  Goes through Dec. 23rd.   Tickets start at $52.

 

 

FESTIVAL OF CAROLS

8pm|Carmel Palladium

Your favorite Christmas Carols performed by the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir, Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra and lots of wonderful musical surprises for kids of all ages.  Goes through Dec. 23rd.  Tickets start at $21.

 

 

STRAIGHT NO CHASER LIVE!

8pm|Old National Centre

The holiday tradition returns!  One of the country’s best a cappella groups from Indiana.  Just 5 shows through Dec. 23rd.   Tickets start at $39.

 

 

 

 

SATURDAY, Dec. 22nd

 

“A MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL” Film Screening

10am|Newfields – Toby Theater

Celebrate the season with cereal and a good movie!  Part of the “Cereal Cinema” film series presented by Indy Film Fest.   $6 includes cereal buffet.  5 and under FREE!   After the film, stick around and explore Newfields with discounted general admission tickets. 

 

 

SEASONS BLEATINGS!” INDOOR GOAT YOGA CLASS

10am|Pathways To Healing Counseling

A 40-minute basic “holiday themed” yoga class with goats!  Beginner friendly.  You’ll love the snuggly goats!  This is your chance to take advantage of a smaller more intimate class.  $20.  $3 Yoga Mat rental.  Other classes on Dec. 23 and 29th.

 

 

“A CHRISTMAS CAROL”

1 & 4pm|Indiana Repertory Theatre

An Indy tradition, and one that everyone should see on the IRT’s OneAmerica Stage.  A Christmas Carol goes through Dec. 26th with lots of “special performances” that include post-show discussions with the cast.  Check out the #mycarolstory coloring page.  Tickets start at $25.

 

 

“THE BOOK OF MORMON” (Touring)

2 & 8pm|Clowes Memorial Hall

 A Broadway in Indianapolis production of the 9-time Tony A ward winning musical.  The New York Times calls it the “Best Musical of the Century”.  An international sensation.  The show does contain explicit language.  Goes through Dec. 23rd.   Tickets start at $52.

 

33rd ANNUAL “YULETIDE CELEBRATION”

2 & 8pm|Hilbert Circle Theatre

A holiday tradition with the ISO and Jack Everly.   Josh Kaufman and Angela Brown return as Hosts with all those dancing Santas!  A new 2018 edition of the North Pole Reality Singing Competition, “Santa’s Choice!” and Indy’s own dance group “Expressenz” takes the stage this year!  Through the 23rd.

 

 

FESTIVAL OF CAROLS

2 & 7pm|Carmel Palladium

Your favorite Christmas Carols performed by the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir, Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra and lots of wonderful musical surprises for kids of all ages.  Goes through Dec. 23rd.  Tickets start at $21.

 

 

STRAIGHT NO CHASER LIVE!

4 & 8pm|Old National Centre

The holiday tradition returns!  One of the country’s best a cappella groups from Indiana.  Just 5 shows through Dec. 23rd.   Tickets start at $39.

 

 

“MARY POPPINS” THE BROADWAY MUSICAL

7pm|Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre

A musical based on the story by P.L. Travers & Walt Disney Film.  Tickets from $52.  Performances through Dec. 29th.

 

 

 

 

SUNDAY, Dec. 23rd

 

“CELEBRATION CROSSING”

10am|Indiana State Museum

A Hoosier holiday tradition with the Santa Claus Express, lunch at the L.S. Ayres Tea Room, and local Choir performances.  Goes until 5pm.  Included with Admission.

 

 

NY GIANTS vs INDIANAPOLIS COLTS

1pm|Lucas Oil Stadium

FINAL Home Game of the Season!   Stop by The Bud Light Tailgate on Georgia Street on your way to the game.  Festivities begin at 10am with live entertainment, games, good food and $3 Bud Lights.

 

 

“THE BOOK OF MORMON” (Touring)

1 & 6:30pm|Clowes Memorial Hall

 A Broadway in Indianapolis production of the 9-time Tony A ward winning musical.  The New York Times calls it the “Best Musical of the Century”.  An international sensation.  The show does contain explicit language.  Goes through Dec. 23rd.   Tickets start at $52.

 

 

“A CHRISTMAS CAROL”

2 & 4pm|Indiana Repertory Theatre

An Indy tradition, and one that everyone should see on the IRT’s OneAmerica Stage.  A Christmas Carol goes through Dec. 26th with lots of “special performances” that include post-show discussions with the cast.  Check out the #mycarolstory coloring page.  Tickets start at $25.

 

 

33rd ANNUAL “YULETIDE CELEBRATION”

2 & 8pm|Hilbert Circle Theatre

A holiday tradition with the ISO and Jack Everly.   Josh Kaufman and Angela Brown return as Hosts with all those dancing Santas!  A new 2018 edition of the North Pole Reality Singing Competition, “Santa’s Choice!” and Indy’s own dance group “Expressenz” takes the stage this year!  Through the 23rd.

 

 

FESTIVAL OF CAROLS

3pm|Carmel Palladium

Your favorite Christmas Carols performed by the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir, Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra and lots of wonderful musical surprises for kids of all ages.  Tickets start at $21.


 

 

STRAIGHT NO CHASER LIVE!

3:30 & 7:30pm|Old National Centre

The holiday tradition returns!  One of the country’s best a cappella groups from Indiana.  Just 5 shows through Dec. 23rd.   Tickets start at $39.

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