Sample beers from several downtown breweries in this fun and safe tour experience. The Indy Brew Bus makes stops at some of the most popular breweries, spending about 45 minutes at each place. Each brewery offers a wide variety of samples of their house, seasonal and specialty beers. You can even purchase beer and keep it cold on the bus. Each tour participant will receive a scorecard to help you keep track of the beers you like. Cost is $30 per person and you must be 21 or older to participate. The bus holds up to 14 people.
Where: Brew Bus picks up from anywhere downtown, including hotels.
When: Thursdays at 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.; Fridays at 6 - 9:00 p.m.; Saturdays at 12 - 3:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. and Sundays at 1 p.m.
Horror film buffs will enjoy this three-day festival of all things horror. Featuring actors from horror classics such as Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Poltergeist, Tales from the Crypt, Walking Dead and much more! Events include a Monster's Ball, true crime documentary viewings, panels with film stars and creators and many more. Day passes are $25, weekend passes are $50.
Where: Wyndham Indianapolis West
When: July 6-8: Fri 5 - 11 p.m., Sat 11 a.m. - 7 p.m., Sun 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Set in the East Village of New York City, RENT is about a year in the life of a group of friends struggling under the shadow of HIV/AIDS. This Tony Award-winning musical has become a pop cultural favorite. This Young Adults Production features performers from ages 18 -25. Friday, Saturday and Sunday performances are $20. Thursday performances are $10.
Where: Hedback Theater
When: July 6-22
If you are a science fiction fan, you may want to check this event out. InConJunction 32 Convention three-day science fiction and fantasy convention will include many fun events such as a masquerade contest, anime room, gaming, art show, and more. Cost is $50 for the weekend or $35 for day passes.
Where: Indianapolis Marriott East Hotel
When: July 6-8; 10 a.m. - 2 a.m.
The Zac Brown Band has made itself a name in the country music industry. The band has won two Grammys and have a historic nine consecutive #1 hit singles. The band will perform this month at Klipsch Music Center. Tickets range in price from $28.50 to $63.50.
Where: Klipsch Music Center
When: July 7; 7 p.m.
Indiana Black Expo's Summer Celebration is one of the largest events in Indianapolis all year. The organization uses its largest event as an opportunity to an effective voice and vehicle for the social and economic advancement of African-Americans. The expo will feature educational conferences, family events, many concerts and much more.
Where: Downtown Indianapolis
When: July 12-22: Hours and activities vary daily.
Enjoy a little French culture and history right here in Indiana! This Bastille Day celebration features plenty of French food, music, entertainment. The event caters to families, offering fun things like face painting, a bounce house and even a French-themed puppet show. At dusk, enjoy a beautiful candle-light lantern procession for the children - a French tradition for Bastille Day. The event ends with a special laser light show across a large screen. This event is free and open to everyone!
Where: Landmark Park, Fortville
When: July 14; 5 - 11 p.m.
The 23rd Annual Ice Cream Social on the Circle is a great fundraiser for the Diabetes Youth Foundation of Indiana. Thirty celebrity scoopers will serve up $3 giant ice cream sundaes. In addition, the event will include face painting, mascots, interactive games, displays, music, Pacers Fan Van, and more.
Where: Monument Circle
When: July 18; 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
LeAnn Rimes was only 14 years old when she burst into the country music scene and since then, she has sold more than 37 million albums, won two Grammy Awards, three Academy of Country Music Awards and 12 Billboard Music Awards. She is also the youngest recipient of a Grammy Award. She as become one of country music's all-time best and she will perform at The Center for the Performing Arts this month. Tickets range in price from $18-$123.
Where: The Palladium, The Center for the Performing Arts
When: July 27; 8 p.m.