Local Fun

Indiana is the perfect place to embrace the beauty of every season. Fishers, Geist, Noblesville and the surrounding communities are filled with activities to help you experience what makes each season special. Take advantage of the many local festivals and events to discover all that the area has to offer. There is something for everyone all year long!

Welcome to Fairyville
Nickel Plate Arts Campus, Noblesville
This whimsical event is open to all ages. Kids and adults can submit a fairy house to be featured in the Fairy Home Show and trail. Pick up a map and follow along the trail. 

Easter Egg Hunt
Piney Acres Farm, Fortville
Piney Acres’ Annual Easter Egg Hunt includes plenty to do for everyone, such as crafts, games,
farm animals and a visit with the Easter Bunny. Breakfast and lunch with the Easter Bunny are
available for an additional cost. Registration is required.

Indiana Peony Festival
Seminary Park, Noblesville
Indiana’s state flower is the star at this annual event near the historic square in downtown
Noblesville. The festival has a bouquet-off competition, peony plants for sale, expert
advice from peony growers, kids’ activities and food trucks.

Spencer Farm Strawberry Picking
7177 E. 161st St., Noblesville
Visit this picturesque family-run farm in late spring to pick your own strawberries. Check their
website to find out when the berries are ripe and ready to pick. The season only lasts a few
weeks, so get them while you can!

Mud Day
Cyntheanne Park, Fishers
Join in on the muddy fun, free for families with kids of all ages. Kids will roll in mud, dig, swim, bury one another and get dirtier than ever imagined!

Daniel’s Vineyard Summer Concert Series
9061 N. 700 W., McCordsville
Visit this family-friendly hidden gem all summer long for a variety of outdoor concerts. Relax
and take in the view of 22 acres of vines with plenty of outdoor seating. You can enjoy pizzas,
wines and beers while your kids play games such as chess, bocce, cornhole, or just run around
the giant hill.

Nickel Plate District, Fishers
This annual weeklong festival is a beloved tradition for people in the Fishers area. Activities
include concerts, a street fair, a family 5K race and kids’ Fun Run and, of course, everyone’s
favorites, the parade and fireworks.

Fortville Summerfest
Landmark Park, Fortville
Check out the annual Fourth of July weekend celebration in Fortville with a variety of fun events for the family, such as a 5K, live music, shopping, food trucks and a fantastic fireworks display.

Summer Concerts at the Nickel Plate District Amphitheater
6 Municipal Drive, Fishers
Come to one of the Midwest’s premier outdoor venues for a variety of local, regional, national
and global touring acts. Free and ticketed shows occur throughout the summer.

Hamilton County 4-H Fair
4-H Fairgrounds, Noblesville
Enjoy exhibits by 4-H members, contests, special events, activities, animals, displays and food. Admission and parking free.

Balloon Glow
Conner Prairie, Fishers
After the sun goes down, a colorful hot air balloon glow will light up the night sky. Live music, bounce houses, a corn maze, dry tubing hills and other activities are available for the whole family. 

Glow in the Park
Nickel Plate District AMP, Fishers
Families and kids of all ages get messy while enjoying face painting, a graffiti wall, a live DJ and performance, a neon splash zone and more!

Russel Farms Pumpkin Patch
12290 E. 191st St., Noblesville
Autumn at Russel Farms means a hayride to the pumpkin patch; exploring the corn maze;
saying hello to farm animals at the petting zoo; checking out the games, bounce house and
Mount Russell slides; and sampling treats from the Country Store and Red Food Barn. Daily
admission tickets allow for unlimited access to all activities.

Potter’s Bridge Fall Festival
19401 N. Allisonville Road, Noblesville
This free event occurs every year on a Saturday in October. You can listen to live music; visit
arts, crafts and food booths; take a ride aboard the Trackless Train; watch the kids play in the
Kid Zone; or simply delight in the natural beauty of Potter’s Bridge Park along the White River
Greenway in sight of Hamilton County’s only remaining historic covered bridge.

Headless Horseman Festival
Conner Prairie, Fishers
This autumn tradition occurs Thursdays through Sundays in October (tickets required). There is
something for all ages at the festival. You can take a haunted hayride, explore the corn maze,
discover spooky shows and stories, let your little ones ride the barrel train and try out the
carnival rides and games.

Fortville Treats on Main
Time & Again Shop, 230 S. Main St., Fortville
Wear your Halloween costumes and come trick-or-treating to the shops and restaurants on
Fortville’s historic Main Street.

Outdoor Ice Skating
Federal Hill Commons Ice Plaza, Noblesville
Get some exercise and fresh air at downtown Noblesville’s outdoor ice rink, which is open from
late November to early January. When you’re ready for a break from skating, you can visit the
nearby shops and restaurants on Noblesville historic square, take in the holiday light displays
of Federal Hill Commons or enjoy a festive carriage ride. 

Fortville Winterfest
Downtown Fortville
This annual celebration begins with a festive parade and includes visits with Santa, a kids’ zone,
art displays, live music, food and beverage vendors, local shopping, family photo opportunities
and the tree lighting.

Merry Prairie Holiday
Conner Prairie, Fishers
An outdoor holiday festival with a winter wonderland stroll throughout the Conner Prairie grounds. Step into the historic holiday experience with a huge light display, attractions and historic recreations. 

Reindeer Express
Forest Park, Noblesville
All aboard for a one-hour-and-15-minute train ride with Santa! You will see Santa’s
workshop, cross over beautiful Morse Reservoir, sing Christmas songs and drink hot chocolate.
Purchase tickets in advance; children under 3 ride free on a parent’s lap. If you are interested
in an “adults only” option, check out the Holiday Cheer excursions.

Magic of Lights
Ruoff Music Center, Noblesville
Take a spectacular tour of lights from the comfort of your own car. You will be captivated by
holiday scenes and characters of the season created by the latest LED technology and digital
animation. One price per car; discounted tickets if you purchase in October or November.