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Indiana State Fair
August 7 - 23, 2015
Indiana State Fairgrounds

Summer is culminated at the Indiana State Fair as we relish unforgettable time spent with family and friends each year. The Indiana State Fair continues to exemplify the very best in Indiana from our grand 4-H competition to the beautiful draft horse shows to daily concerts on stages throughout the grounds. Details.
Indiana State Fair
August 7 - 23, 2015
Indiana State Fairgrounds

Summer is culminated at the Indiana State Fair as we relish unforgettable time spent with family and friends each year. The Indiana State Fair continues to exemplify the very best in Indiana from our grand 4-H competition to the beautiful draft horse shows to daily concerts on stages throughout the grounds. Details.
IndyFringe Theatre Festival
August 13 - 23, 2015
Mass Ave Arts District 339 Massachusetts Ave, Indianapolis, IN

The festival exploded in Indianapolis ten years ago and has grown into an annual cultural attraction that keeps drawing record audiences! With 8 different venues, 64 performing groups, and 384 performances it is easy to see why! Details.
National Toy Truck 'N Construction Show
August 21 - 23, 2015
Indianapolis Marriott East 7202 E. 21st St, Indianapolis, IN

Visit with companies like Die-Cast Promotions, SpecCast and First Gear an see the US Mini Trucker Show from Central Plains Mini Truckers Club and auction. Details.
Historic Underground Railroad Ghost Walk
August 22, 2015
Asa Bales Park 132 W. Main St, Westfield, IN

Walking tour filled with stories of ghosts of the Underground Railroad mixed with modern-day gangsters and spirits from Westfield's haunted history. This tour lasts 1:45-2 hours. Details.
Bean Blossom Blues Festival
August 27 - 29, 2015
Bill Monroe Music Park 5163 State Rd 135, Morgantown, IN

the Bean, presents approximately 30 bands at the three day camping and music festival that combines fantastic music, great food, friendly people, and a beautiful outdoor setting. Details.
Foam Glow 5K™
August 29, 2015
Indiana State Fairgrounds 1202 E 38th St Indianapolis, IN

This is a fun filled experience exposing runners to Glowing Foam and a ton of Blacklight’s all over the course. Glowing runners come from all different ages, shapes, sizes, and speeds. Whether you are a long term runner or a walk around the park stroller, the 3 miles of the Foam Glow 5K™ course will have you shining bright and waiting for the next run. Details.
Craft Beer for a Cause - Indy Humane Society
September 3, 2015
White River State Park 501 W. Maryland St, Indianapolis, IN

Come to Craft Beer Night with the Indianapolis Indians! Each night will feature a community partner to benefit. For every ticket purchased, $5 will be donated to the charity. Details.
Gateway Fest and Labor Day Miracle Mile Parade
Saturday, September 5, 2015 at 11:00 a.m.
Downtown Indianapolis, IN

The day starts with the Miracle Mile Cruisers car show at Southern Plaza at 9 am, then a bike ride to benefit FACE (low cost spay/neuter clinic) at 10:45, and the parade kicks off at 11 am. Bring your hot rods, customs, muscle and classic cars, trucks, imports, specialty vehicles, and motorcycles to compete for prizes in the car show. Re-live memories of cruising on the Madison Avenue strip! Details.
Indy Jazz Fest
September 10 - 19, 2015
Various Venues Indianapolis,IN

Indy's annual celebration, representing the best of international, local and student jazz entertainment for ten days of fun! Now in its fifteenth season, Indy Jazz Fest is a great celebration of jazz, food and fun for the whole family. See more than 50 bands all around town! Details.
The Penrod Arts Fair™
September 12, 2015
Indianapolis Museum of Art 4000 Michigan Rd, Indianapolis, IN

This year’s fair features over three hundred artists, six stages of entertainment, more than 50 arts-related non-profit organizations, and an extensive children’s area. Also, don’t forget to visit the Indiana Craft Beer Garden! Details.
2015 Step Out: Indianapolis
Saturday, September 19, 2015 1-:00 a.m.
Celebration Plaza at White River State Park Indianapolis, IN

We Step Out to do our part to Stop Diabetes and take steps to improve our health! Participants are changing the future and making a positive impact in the lives of those who are affected by diabetes. You can too! Details.
Indy Cooking Expo
September 26 - 27, 2015
Exposition Hall Indiana State Fairgrounds

The Exposition Hall at the Indiana State Fairgrounds is going to turn into THE destination for the home cook and food lover! Shop aisles of cooking tools, appliances, and specialty foods; sample food; and watch cooking demonstrations. Details.
Walk to End Alzheimer's
October 10, 2015
Banker's Life Fieldhouse 125 S Pennsylvania St, Indianapolis, IN

All funds raised through Walk to End Alzheimer's further the care, support and research efforts of the Alzheimer's Association. The Alzheimer's Association is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization. All donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law. Details.
5th Annual Indy's Whisky & Fine Spirits Expo
October 10, 2014
Montage at Allison Pointe

The Whisky & Fine Spirits Expo is the only event of its kind in Indiana and the Midwest, featuring some of the world’s greatest whiskies and other unique spirits for guests to sample, along with the opportunity to meet and talk with distillers and brand ambassadors. Details.
The Great Pumpkin Run
October 10, 2015
The Apple Works 8157 S 250 W Trafalgar, IN

The event is open to both runners and walkers of all ages (we even have youth sized shirts!) The 3.1 miles consists of the wagon trail, dashes through the apple orchard, a breeze through the pumpkin patch, and, of course, a section through the corn maze! Details.
Original and Fabulous Germanfest
Saturday, October 10, 2015
Athenaeum 401 East Michigan St Indianapolis, IN

A day-long family festival celebrating all things German. Wiener dog races, 5K Lederhosen Lauf, Bavarian Stone Lift contest, good food and beverages, live music, kids activities, and more. Details.
The Capital Warrior Ten-Miler
October 11, 2015
IUPUI Carrol Stadium 1001 West New York St, Indianapolis, IN

This event is run in conjunction with the AUSA Army 10 Miler in Washington, D.C. benefiting the IUPUI Capital Warrior Battalion. Come join us for a chip-timed, 10 mile run in downtown Indianapolis. Details.
5KRunDead
October 13, 2015
Midwest Sports Complex 7509 New Augusta Rd Indianapolis, IN

Runners will endure a 5K run through a zombie-infested course. Test your speed, endurance, and strength while trying to avoid ravenous zombies. Runners will have flags that represent their health. Zombies will try to steal those flags. Runners must make it to the finish line with at least one flag or become one of the walking dead! 100% of proceeds will benefit local schools and scientific research on cancer and Alzheimer's disease. Details.
Heartland Film Festival
October 16 - 25, 2015
Various venues in Indianapolis, IN

A 10-day celebration of independent film, the annual Heartland Film Festival gives its moviegoers access to more than 100 visiting independent filmmakers from all over the world, right in the heart of the Midwest. Heartland showcases more than 130 entertaining movies that do more than just entertain over 10 days of red carpet premieres and events, parties and hundreds of film screenings across Indianapolis. Details.
19th Annual Indianapolis Marathon and Half Marathon
Saturday, October 17, 2015 8:30 a.m.
Fort Benjamin Harrison

The MISSION of the Indianapolis Marathon and Half Marathon is to serve runners, walkers, and our community through a fun, safe, and scenic event that is a good value to participants and a positive event for our community. We strive hard to please the participants by offering a well organized and friendly event. Details.
Spirit & Place Festival
November 6 - 15, 2015
Indiana University-Purdue University

Through performances, panel discussions, workshops, exhibits, and more, the 2012 Spirit & Place Festival will bring us together to explore how play contributes to our physical, emotional, social, and community well-being. Details.
TURKEY TROT 5K Run & Walk
Thanksgiving Morning, Thursday, November 26, 2015 8:30 a.m.
Crown Hill Cemetery, 700 W. 38th St., Indianapolis, IN

Refreshments and the presentation of the most coveted TURKEY TROT TROPHY will immediately follow the "race." Costumes are encouraged and the "Best Costume" will be rewarded! All proceeds will benefit the Crown Hill Heritage Foundation Details.

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