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Things to Do in Indianapolis


There's plenty to do in Indianapolis -- from standard fare like arts, entertainment, museums and monuments to events unique to Indy like the Indy 500 and the Indiana State Fair. This is the place to find out where to go to enjoy your favorite activities, or explore some you may not have thought of before.
  1. Museums and Exhibits
  2. Fairs and Festivals
  3. Performing Arts
  1. Eating Out
  2. Shopping
  3. Sporting Events

Museums and Exhibits

Indianapolis boasts the world's largest children's museum (hint: adults enjoy it as much as the kids), along with art and history museums. Special exhibits, often on loan from other world-famous museums and collections, highlight what Indy's museums have to offer.

Fairs and Festivals

Indianapolis is home to the Indiana State Fair, and festivals celebrating food and drink, countries and cultures, and arts and crafts abound, especially during the warm-weather months from April to October.

Performing Arts

Go to the symphony, an opera, or a rock concert or take in a live stage performance. Indianapolis offers music, dance, drama, and more.

Eating Out

Eating out is a favorite pastime, and Indianapolis has options for every taste and budget. Here you'll find restaurant reviews and recommendations.


Whether you prefer shopping indoors or out, in mega-malls or specialty shops and boutiques, you're guaranteed the opportunity to shop til you drop.

Sporting Events

Indianapolis takes pride in its Colts, Pacers, Indian, and Ice pro sports teams. Not to mention that Indy is the home of world-famous auto racing, including the Indianapolis 500. College and high school football and basketball teams get their fair share of attention, too.

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