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, Sept 22
Exploratorium jr.: 10am - 11am & 3:30pm - 4:30pm. Carmel Main Library. Kids 4-6 with caregivers can come test out new STEAM kits. Registration required.
Indy Indians vs. Rochester: 7:05pm. Victory Field, Indianapolis, IN. Friday fireworks. Get tickets here.
Hickory Hall Polo Match: Gates open at 5pm, match starts at 6pm. $40/car. Airplane flyover with candy drop at halftime. 7551 East 100 North Whitestown, IN 46075. More information, here.
Glow in the Park - 21+ Night: 8-10pm. Nickel Plate Amphitheater, Fishers, IN. 21+ Night. $20 fishers resident/$30 non-resident, $40 at the door. Live DJs, neon splash zones, foam cannon, a graffiti wall, food trucks, and more. Wear white! Registration required.
Honky Tonk Take Over: 7-10pm. West Work Whiskey, Westfield, IN. Live music and line dancing lessons. 21+ event. Cash bar. $10/person. Tickets required.
Saturday, Sept 23
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
Zionsville Farmers Market: 8-11:30am. Zionsville Main Street.
Radiant Skin Open House: 11am - 3pm. 60 N Main St. Zionsville, IN. 20% off medical grade skincare, 20% off beauty bank deposits, giveaways, food truck, live band, and mechanical bull. Free, no tickets needed.
ISO Teddy Bear Concert: 10am-10:45am. Carmel Main Library. Musicians from the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra play a family friendly performance designed for families with young children. Free tickets available 30min before start at kids desk, first come first serve.
Carmel International Arts Festival: 11am-7pm. Main St and Rangeline Rd, Carmel, IN. The streets are closed to traffic and lined with booths of art from artists all over the world. Kids area with a huge paint by number exhibit. Local food and drink vendors on site. More information about the festival, here
Art Rocks: Main St, Carmel, IN. 7:30pm-10:00pm. Free street concert in celebration of the Arts Festival. Family friendly event with local food and drink vendors on site.
Glow in the Park - Family Night: 8-10pm. Nickel Plate Amphitheater, Fishers, IN. $5 fishers resident/$7.50 non-resident, $40 at the door. Live DJs, neon splash zones, foam cannon, a graffiti wall, food trucks, and more. Wear white! Registration required.
North Indy Farm Crawl: 7 different farms north of Indy host visitors from 9am-6pm. Each farm is free to enter and will have various festivities available for visitors. Open for all ages! More info, here.
Dull’s Tree Farm Pumpkin Harvest: Opening day! Open 10am-7pm. 1765 W Blubaugh Ave, Thorntown, IN. Bring the kids to play at over 45 different attractions on the farm. Corn maze, pumpkin patch, and giant slide, fall food & drink, wagon rides, and more. Purchase tickets in advance for $2 off with code “KUIC23.” Get tickets, here.
Concerts at the Commons: 7pm. Federal Hill Commons, Noblesville, IN. Dave Matthews Band Tribute. Free family friendly outdoor concert series.
Indy Indians vs. Rochester: 6:35pm. Victory Field, Indianapolis, IN. Post-game fireworks. Get tickets here.
Sunday, Sept 24
Colts Away Game Watch Party: Party starts at 10am, 1pm kickoff. Midtown Plaza, Carmel, IN. Watch the game on the big screen in midtown. Colts-in-motion, quarterback challenge, Colts Cheerleaders, live DJ, giveaways. Free event, register in advance for entry into a prize-pack giveaway.
Carmel International Arts Festival: 11am-5pm. Main St and Rangeline Rd, Carmel, IN. The streets are closed to traffic and lined with booths of art from artists all over the world. There is a youth area with 3 giant community art pieces kids can stop and work on during the festival. Local food and drink vendors on site. More information about the festival, here
Concert in the Centerpiece: Coxhall Gardens, Carmel, IN. 5pm start. Free event. Bring blankets, lawn chairs.
Suburban Indy Home Show - Kids Day: 10:30am-4pm. Grand Park Sports Campus, Westfield, IN. Kids 12 & under are free. Silly Safari, Princess meet and greets, magician, balloon show. More information, here
Daniel’s Vineyard Grape Stomp: 12 - 4pm. 9061 N 700 W, McCordsville, IN. Free tickets required, RSVP online in advance. Stop times are first come first serve. Live music, food, games.
Back to the Ice Event - Learn to Skate for Free!: 4:30-6pm. Pop Weaver Pavillion (State Fairgrounds, 1202 East 38th Street Indianapolis, IN. Try ice skating, learn skating basics, watch performances from competitive skaters. Presented by Winter Club Indy. Skate available to rent for $3. Family friendly event. Free ticket required.
Indy Indians vs. Rochester: 1:35pm. Victory Field, Indianapolis, IN. Get tickets here.
Indy Eleven vs. Rio Grande Valley: 5pm. Carroll Stadium.Tickets required.