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Summer fun in Downtown Indy!

It is time to get outside and enjoy the many attractions, festivals and parks that Downtown Indy has to offer!

Downtown Indy, Inc.'s Motorcycles on Meridian presented by Thunder Roads Indiana

Saturday, Aug. 27
Free Admission
Meridian Street, Monument Circle and Georgia Street

One of the most iconic two-wheel events in the country – Downtown Indy, Inc.'s Motorcycles on Meridian presented by Thunder Roads Indiana – is taking over the city. On Saturday, Aug. 27 from noon – midnight, Monument Circle and South Meridian Street will be filled with the sound of engine roars and the sight of leather-clad motorcycle riders. Enjoy the Motorcycle Marketplace on Georgia Street.

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Craft Beer for a Cause

Support Downtown Indy, Inc. by purchasing tickets to the Indianapolis Indians game on Sept. 1! We are excited to partner with the Indianapolis Indians and Sun King Brewing for the Sept. 1 game against the Louisville Bats. A portion of every ticket purchased ($5 for Box and Reserved Seats, $4 for Lawn) will be donated to the Downtown Indy, Inc. Beautification Fund.

Thursday, Sept. 1
7:05 p.m.
$14 Box Seats; $10 Reserved Seats; $8 Lawn Seats (all $2 off the regular gate price)


Use promo code: downtownindy

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INspired Beauty

Downtown Indianapolis is one of the most beautiful and clean downtowns in the nation – and not by accident. Help us raise funds to continue and expand the beautification of our Downtown by supporting INspired Beauty, a fundraiser to benefit the Downtown Indy, Inc. Beautification Fund. Celebrate in the heart of Downtown Indy with live music, tasty tapas, great company and incredible views!

Thursday, September 15 from 5 - 7 p.m.
Monument Circle – Downtown Indy
$25 in advance; $30 at the door


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Summer Festivals

Art, culture and strawberries: Downtown summer festivals are here! From international celebrations to art fairs, Downtown festivals offer unique experiences and interactive fun for kids and adults.

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Summer Concerts

Enjoy summer to the fullest with fun musical performances Downtown. From Concerts on the Lawn to big-name national tours at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, make Downtown Indy your summer soundtrack.

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Downtown Indy's Farm to Table Guide

Farmers’ markets, community gardens, local markets & more provide goods and farm fresh food to Downtown Indy residents and restaurants. The benefits of buying local are huge – not only are you consuming fresher goods, but your dollars are kept within the local economy. Farmers' markets, local restaurants and many special events make it easy to stay involved in the Downtown farm-to-table movement.

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Downtown Indy, Inc.'s Circle of Lights

Presented by IBEW #481

Nov. 25, 2016
Monument Circle
6 - 8 p.m.

Festivities begin at 6 p.m. with the live televised show running from 7 – 8 p.m. on (NBC) WTHR-13. The Monument light-up will occur at approximately 7:55 p.m.

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Keeping Spirits Bright: Circle of Lights Decor Campaign

Help us keep Monument Circle aglow! 

For 53 years now, thousands of spectators gather Downtown at Monument Circle to see the most spectacular holiday display illuminate now called "Downtown Indy's Circle of Lights® presented by the Contractors of Quality Connection and Electrical Workers of IBEW #481. However, most of the electrical hardware and decor has passed its prime and shows great signs of wear. The time to replace and update the decor is upon us.

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Downtown Indy Sports

Exciting things are always happening in the sports city of Indianapolis. With a two-year-old professional soccer team, a new East Coast Hockey League team and ten consecutive WNBA playoff appearances, the heart of Downtown pulsates with sports buzz.

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50 Date Ideas for less than $50 in Downtown Indy

You and your wallet are friends - and you want to keep it that way. The following is a list of Downtown Indianapolis date ideas under $50.

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20 Free Things to Do in Downtown Indy

Give your wallet a break. Downtown Indianapolis offers many fun opportunities at everyone's favorite price point - FREE!

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Indy Welcomes All: A Weekend Getaway

There is no question that locals and visitors alike have adopted the "Indy Welcomes All" mentality. With ambitious redevelopments of Downtown neighborhoods, world class museums, theaters and sports venues, the eccentric Mass Avenue Cultural District and the well-attended Circle City IN Pride celebration, Downtown Indy is home to an increasingly visible gay and lesbian community.

Here is our guide to an LGBT weekend well spent in Downtown Indy.

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Local Indy Breweries

You look like you could use a cold one. Come see the glass half-full at one of Downtown Indy's local breweries and tap rooms!

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Downtown Indy Nightlife

Toast the town and enjoy Downtown Indy nightlife! From outdoor beer gardens to artful lounges, Downtown Indy offers a fun night on the town.

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Discover Downtown Indianapolis Memorials

Anyone would agree there's a lot to do in Downtown Indianapolis. Take your own walking tour and discover our more than 20 memorials and parks. Indianapolis is second only to Washington, D.C. in its number of monuments and memorials commemorating veterans. It's a site to be seen!

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10 Ideas for Family Fun in Indy

Downtown Indy is a one-stop destination for every interest and every age range. From music and art to animals and sports, you won't find a better place to discover and play.

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Ste. 1900
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