Downtown Indy Cultural Districts

Indianapolis is bursting with pride over its six unique Cultural Districts: The Canal and White River State Park, Fountain Square, Indiana Avenue, Market East, Mass Ave and Wholesale District. Four of the six districts have homes directly in Downtown Indianapolis, while Fountain Square is just a mile southeast. You've probably heard of or even visited several of these areas before, but here's a more detailed look to really understand all that each district has to offer.

Fountain Square

Looking for out-of-the-ordinary experiences in Indianapolis? Look right down Virginia Avenue to Fountain Square and discover a vibrant neighborhood as unique as the people who call it home. It's close in. far out. Great food, uncommon shops, noteworthy architecture and distinctive entertainment make Fountain Square a must-see destination in Indianapolis. This historic community has a town square and central fountain, much like a European village. It also boasts a concentration of visual, literary and performing artists who live and work in the neighborhood. Throughout the district enjoy the city's best Greek and Mediterranean food, round-the-clock burgers and breakfast, jumbo tenderloins, hand-dipped shakes and Italian dishes like none other. For shopping, the district features several antique stores, a huge music store, home and garden needs and much more.