100 Fun Things To Do In Indianapolis

With a strong culture and history, Indianapolis offers plenty of interesting activities for you to do if you’re in town. From the State Capitol Building to the State Fairgrounds, you’ll find plenty of things to marvel at, places to eat, and spots to relax.

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Children's Museum of Indianapolis

Let your little ones explore a world of wonder at Children’s Museum of Indianapolis.

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Indianapolis Zoo

Marvel yourself with up-close view of your favorite animals at at Indianapolis Zoo.

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Victory Field

Watch legends grow at Victory Field.

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White River State Park

Take a Hike at White River State Park & Canal Walk

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Monument Circle

Climb your way to the observation level and relish the surreal views at Monument Circle.

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Central Canal

Visit and enjoy all that is on offer at Central Canal.

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Bankers Life Fieldhouse

Take part in history at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

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Indianapolis Museum of Art

Lose yourself in creative canvases at Indianapolis Museum of Art.

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Indy 500

Countdown the race at Indy 500.

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Indiana Repertory Theatre

Watch the show of the season at Indiana Repertory Theatre.

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Rhythm! Discovery Center

Rap with the Rhythm! Discovery Center.

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The Escape Room Indianapolis

Think “outside of the box” to find hidden clues to your escape at the Escape Room Indianapolis.

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Indiana State Capitol

Read up on your history and take part in the tremendous tour at Indiana State Capitol.

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Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum

Indulge in the racing capital of the world at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum.

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Indianapolis Cultural Trail

Brush up your walking boots and take on Indianapolis Cultural Trail.

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Slippery Noodle Inn

Visit Slippery Noodle Inn – the oldest bar in the state of Indiana, and enjoy live blues music seven days a week with some great food choice.

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Segway Tours of Indianapolis

Travel upright with revolutionary 21st Century’s transport at Segway Tours of Indianapolis.

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The Pickled Pedaler

Blast your way through the city and party all night on the famous Pickled Pedaler.

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Rocket Fizz

Get ready for a sugar rush at Rocket Fizz!

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Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site

Delve into American history at Benjamin Harrison Presedential Site.

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Indiana State Fairgrounds

Try something new and different at Indiana State Fairgrounds which host hundreds of different events all year round.

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Rusty Wallace Racing Experience

Feel the adrenaline rush with Rusty Wallace Racing Experience

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Oldfields-Lilly House and Gardens

See the flowers in bloom at Oldfields-Lilly House and Gardens.

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Holcomb Observatory and Planetarium

Watch the night sky at the Holcomb Observatory and Planetarium

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The Keystone Fashion Mall

Buy the finest fashions at The Keystone Fashion Mall.

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Go Ape Treetop Adventure Course

Overcome your fear of heights at Go Ape Treetop Adventure course.

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Lucas Oil Stadium

Get a dose of adrenaine at Lucas Oil Stadium.

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Fort Harrison State Park

Take a canoe trip or a wild walk through Fort Harrison State Park.

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The Handle Bar

Grab 15 of your friends, load up a cooler of beer or wine and pedal your way around Indianapolis on your very own bar on wheels with The Handle Bar

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Hinkle Fieldhouse

See sport at its best at Hinkle Fieldhouse.

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Medal of Honor Memorial

Visit the famous and fantastic Medal of Honor Memorial.

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Mind Tripping Show

Let your mind be boggled and watch the Mind Tripping Show.

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Eagle Creek Park

Scream your heart out in a spectacular zip lining adventure at at Eagle Creek Park.

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Conner Prairie Interactive History Park

Float along in the hot air balloon attraction at Conner Prairie Interactive History Park

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Indiana Landmarks -- City Market Catacombs Tours

Tour some of Indianapolis 19th and 20th Century’s History with City Market Catacombs.

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NCAA Hall of Champions

Introduce yourself to some of the greatest champions of all time at NCAA Hall Of Champions.

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Yellow Rose Carriages

Feel like royalty and see the world from a horse drawn carriage with Yellow Rose Carriages.

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White River Gardens

Meet butterflies up close and personal at White River Gardens.

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Fastimes Indoor Karting

Experience the thrills and excitement of competitive racing at Fastimes Indoor Karting.

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The Eiteljorg Museum

See the wonders of the west during Jingle Rails at the Eiteljorg Museum

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Sky Zone Trampoline Park

Jump to new heights at Sky Zone Trampoline Park

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Central Library

Cozy up with your favorite book in the Central Library

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Midwest Balloon Rides

Get ready to party on the clounds with Midwest Balloon Rides.

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Howl At The Moon

Dance, drink and make a date at Howl at the Moon.

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Pepsi Coliseum

Get that perfect selfie while visiting Pepsi Coliseum.

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Indy Racing Experience

Let your racing dreams come true at Indy Racing Experience.

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Indianapolis Artsgarden

Release the artisit within you at Inidanapolis Artsgarden.

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K1 Speed Indianapolis

Experience first class karting and racing at the exclusive K1 Speed Indianapolis.

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Kids Commons

Slide down the world’s largest toilet at Kids Commons

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Pinheads Bowling

Try cosmic bowling at Pinheads Bowling

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Ann Dancing

Dance a few steps with “Ann Dancing” along Mass Avenue.

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Indiana War Memorial

Relive history at Indiana War Memorial.

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Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra

Listen to the sweet sounds at the world premiere at Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra.

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Dave & Buster's

Taste some spicy chicken wings and play an arcade game at Dave and Buster’s.

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Wine and Canvas

Paint and sip some summery cocktails at Wine and Canvas venues.

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Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre

Dress up for a memorable night out at Beef and Boards Dinner Theatre.

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Brickyard Crossing Golf Course

Schedule some serious tee time at Brickyard Crossing Golf Course.

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Crackers Comedy Club

Get ready for some laughs at Crackers Comedy club.

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Mid-America Speedway

Have some motor fun at Mid-America Sppedway.

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Post Road Recreation Center

Go Kart, play an aracade game or get lost in the escape room at Post Road Recreation center.

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Indiana Convention Center

Choose convenience at Indiana Convention Center.

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Great Times Family Fun Park

Cool off in GREAT TIMES FAMILY FUN PARK’s Bumper Boats, splish, splash and bash other boaters

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Half Baked Pottery & Gifts

Create a masterpiece or a customized gift at Half-Baked Pottery

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Richard Petty Driving Experience

Witness the excitement & thrill of NASCAR racing at Richard Petty Driving Experience.

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Breakout Indianapolis Escape Games Greenwood

Test your skills and wits at Breakout Indianapolis Escape Games Greenwood.

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Caribbean Cove Indoor Water Park

Jump into a tropical explosion of all-year-round water fun at Caribbean Cove Indoor water park.

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Dr. Frank P. Lloyd Sr. Visitor's Center

Browse the gift shop after a tour at Dr. Frank P. Lloyd Sr. Visitor’s center.

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Indiana Historical Society

Choose Indiana Historical Society for your next day out.

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Harmony Winery

Enjoy sampling a wide variety of tantalizing fruit wines at the Harmony Winery.

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Morris-Butler House

Check out the famous Morris-Butler House.

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Kile Oak Habitat Garden

Get lost in the beauty at Kile Oak Habitat Garden.

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Lockerbie Square District

Travel back in time as you wander down cobblestone streets and gaze at restored 19th-century homes in this historic Indianapolis district i.e. Lockerbie Square District.

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Woodland Entertainment Center

Create happy memories in an exciting gaming environment at Woodland Entertainment Center.

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The Fort Golf Resort

Choose to relax and snazz up your golfing skills at the Fort Golf Resort.

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Indy JoyRides

Take a wine tour or even a beer tour with Indy JoyRides.

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ComedySportz Indianapolis

Laugh like never before at ComedySportz Indianapolis.

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Tibbs Drive-In

Watch a movie from the comfort of your car at Tibbs Drive-In theatre.

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Benton House Historic Garden

Stop at Benton House Historic Garden for some educational fun.

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Action Duckpin Bowling

Enjoy authentic duckpin bowling at Action Duckpin Bowling.

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Garfield Park Conservatory & Sunken Garden

Stroll through the beautiful Garfield Park Conservatory and sunken gardens.

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National Headquarters of The American Legion

Check out one of the finest structures in the world – National Headquarters of the American Legion.

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Wheel Fun Rentals

Rent a city bike and explore the world at Wheel Fun Rentals.

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Haunted Indianapolis Ghost Walk

Be prepared to get scared at the Haunted Indianapolis Ghost Walk.

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Landmark for Peace Memorial

See a marked landmark – a once in a lifetime experience – The Landmark for Peace Memorial.

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Easley Winery Tour

Take a FREE winery tour at Easley Winery on Saturday or Sunday at noon

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Indiana State Museum

Gaze at over 200 years of Indiana art at Indiana State Museum.

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The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Dinner Show

Try something unique at the Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Dinner show.

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Old World Gondoliers

Are you up for a Gondola ride? Try it today with Old World Gondoliers.

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Garfield Park Arts Center

Jump from the stage to the park at Garfield Park Arts Center.

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Holliday Park & Nature Center

Learn about Indiana wildlife at the Holliday Park Nature Center

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Morty's Comedy Joint

Adhere to your craves for mexican food while laughing away at Morty’s Comedy Joint.

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Western Bowl

For kids and adults alike, try Western Bowl for some bowling fun.

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Sahm Golf Course

Try golfing like never before at Sahm Golf Course.

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Indy Hot Air

Rise above Indiana with Indy Hot air balloon rides.

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Monon Trail

Ride scooters on the Monon Trail.

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Family Indoor Shooting Range

Shoot like a pro at the Family Indoor Shooting Range.

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The Sky Farm at Eskenazi Health

Learn about the importance of fresh food at the Sky Farm at Eskenazi Health.

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Eagle Creek Golf Club

Grab your golf sticks and walk the trail at Eagle Golf Club.

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Indiana Medical History Museum

Explore the beginnings of scientific psychiatry and modern medicine in a historic setting at Indiana Medical History Museum.

There’s plenty to do in Indianapolis. Being that it’s the largest city in Indiana, there’s plenty of activities for both residents and visitors to check off the list. We’ve tried to knock out as many as possible here, but it’s possible we missed some. Be sure to contact Fun Things To Do if you know of any additions that need to be made!