The IN List: weekend shares the top events going on this weekend in & around Carmel. Be sure to keep an eye on Instagram stories from @keepingupincarmel for any event changes or additions.
These events are all accurate at the time of posting, but be sure to call ahead or check vendor websites/socials before heading out.
Friday, May 19
World Turtle Day: 3:30-4:30pm. Cool Creek Nature Center. Come meet the resident turtles and learn more about how you can help save turtles everyday. Open to all ages, free event. Registration required.
Indy Indians Game: 7:05pm. Victory Field, Indianapolis IN. Friday Fireworks. Get tickets
Indy 500 Practice Day - Fast Friday: Gates open at 10am, practice from 12pm - 6pm. See daily schedule and get tickets, here.
Saturday May 20
Carmel Summer Farmers Market – 8:00am - 11:30am 2 Carter Green, Carmel, IN.
Fishers Farmers Market: 8am-12pm. Nickel Plate District Amp. 6 Municipal Dr. Fishers, IN 46038.
Noblesville Farmers Market: 8am-12pm. Federal Hill Commons. 175 Logan St. Noblesville, IN 46060
Indianapolis 500 Qualifying: Gates open 8am - 6pm. Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Tickets and more info here.
PB & Jam Music Session with Jazz Violinist Cathy Morris: 10:30am. The Palladium, Carmel, IN. Informal concert for kids ages 1-7 to experience a hands-on activity in the arts. $10/child, up to 2 adults free per child. Tickets required.
Alice in Wonderland - Ballet: 2pm & 7:30pm shows. The Tarkington Theatre, Carmel, IN. Presented by Central Indiana Dance Ensemble. Tickets required.
Paws to Read: 2:30-3:30pm. Carmel Main Library. Kids ages 5-12 can come read to a paws & think therapy dog. Registration begins at 2pm at the kids dept. desk.
Art of Wine: 5-10pm. Carmel Arts District (Main St. Carmel, IN). Sample wine from the state's best wineries. Tasting tickets $30. All ages welcome to attend, must be 21+ for a tasting ticket. More information, here.
Indiana Peony Festival: 10am-4pm. Seminary Park, Noblesville, IN. Over 70 different vendors, free to enter, open to all ages. More info, here.
Brickfest: ticketed entry from 9am -2pm. Indianapolis Convention Center. Immersive Lego experience. Tickets required.
Indy Indians Game: 6:35pm. Victory Field, Indianapolis IN. Get tickets
Indy Eleven Game: 7pm. Carrol Stadium, Indianapolis, IN. Tickets required.
Sunday, May 21
Disney Sing Along: 3-4pm. Indianapolis Central Public Library. Disney sing along concert for all ages. No registration required, free event. More info, here.
Indianapolis 500 Qualifying: Gates open 10am - 6pm. Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Tickets and more info here.
Indy Indians Game: 1:35pm. Victory Field, Indianapolis IN. Kids eat free. Get tickets
Rev your Engines: 1-4pm. Fishers District, Fishers IN. Indy 500 inspired games, family crafts, live DJ, and more. Free, public event. No registration required.
Alice in Wonderland - Ballet: 1pm & 4:30pm shows. The Tarkington Theatre, Carmel, IN. Presented by Central Indiana Dance Ensemble. Tickets required.
Brickfest: ticketed entry from 10am - 1pm. Indianapolis Convention Center. Immersive Lego experience. Tickets required.