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Things to do in Indy Sept. 22-24



Indianapolis, Indiana – Browse our editor’s selections for a carefully curated list of community events. Our selection of eight must-attend events, which range from Oktoberfest to the 27th Annual Indy Irish Fest, is sure to delight and excite. Make the most of your time by taking advantage of everything our community has to offer by exploring our varied Community Calendar!


The Indiana State Fairgrounds Expo Hall will have a special Education & Career Fair for middle and high school students on September 22 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. With the help of these materials, students should be able to better formulate their post-graduation goals. Visitors can look around colleges, universities, and technical schools and learn about things like application waivers, support for the 21st Century Scholar Track, and more. Additionally, businesses and organizations will provide internship and employment opportunities. Since admission is free, this is a great way for students to network with colleges and potential companies and get information that will help them make decisions about their futures.


Come to the Carmel International Arts Festival (CIAF) on September 23–24 to see a creative explosion. An estimated 30,000 art fans are expected to attend the gathering of over 120 outstanding artists from across the United States at Main Street and Rangeline Road in Carmel’s Arts & Design District. The mission of CIAF, a 502(c)(3) nonprofit, is to use the arts to educate the community. The festival, which features a wide variety of media, features juried artists whose work is honored and they get awards. In addition, CIAF grants cash scholarships to high school students in the area on the basis of their artistic entries, in order to further its purpose. Enjoy food and drink specials from nearby restaurants and food sellers during ART ROCKS!, the biggest street celebration in the district. Come celebrate with us this weekend at the Carmel International Arts Festival, which is a celebration of art, culture, and community.


On September 23 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., don’t miss Indiana Audubon’s 125th Anniversary Celebration at Eagle Creek Park, an extravagant event featuring feathers. Tucked away in the middle of the wilderness, this 1,400-acre haven of shimmering lakes and verdant forests is a birdwatcher’s dream come true. Come enjoy guided walks among the birds, a program by Humane Indiana Wildlife featuring live birds of prey, songbird banding demonstrations, and interactive experiences such as owl pellet dissection and scavenger hunts. You must RSVP for the time slot of your choice, even if admission is free.


Join LD Smith Plumbing for the Broad Ripple Home Tour on Saturday, September 23, and explore the center of the Broad Ripple area. See a range of residences that highlight the neighborhood’s unique character and rich diversity. Explore the histories of each house, get to know the enthusiastic owners, and get ideas for your own remodeling and decorating tasks. Don’t pass up this opportunity to experience Broad Ripple’s allure.


In celebration of an incredible achievement, the 27th Indianapolis Irish Festival is a colorful celebration of Irish culture. A committed group of people created this beloved event, which invites everyone to embrace the rich tapestry of Irish culture. Inspiring music, energetic dancing, cultural events, and family-friendly enjoyment highlight the festival’s tradition of Irish culture in Indianapolis. The Irish, the second-largest ethnic group in the area, have left a lasting legacy in a variety of fields, including politics, the arts, religion, education, health, and the legal system. Participate in the celebrations and pay tribute to this lasting cultural bond.


On Saturday, September 23rd from 3–10 p.m., Herron-Morton Place Park in downtown Indianapolis will be hosting the family-friendly HMP Oktoberfest. This year’s twelfth annual fundraiser promises to be a thrilling day full of tasty food, lively music, and enjoyable activities for kids of all ages. There’s a brand-new kid-focused Totoberfest experience this year. The Herron-Morton Place Neighborhood Foundation Park Fund will receive all revenues, which will be used to improve the playground equipment at HMP Park. The first 1,000 attendees will receive a free 14-ounce mug with their $15 door admission. Under-18s enter free of charge, while non-drinkers must pay $10 to enter.


Experience a step back in time on September 23, from 7 to 11 p.m., at Woodruff Place Town Hall, for the Fountain Ball 2023. This year’s 1950s-themed event, which is being hosted by the Historic Woodruff Place Foundation and the Fountain Ball Committee, asks attendees to dress up and enjoy dancing, light bites, beers from Centerpoint Brewing Company, and an exciting silent auction with goods from nearby companies. The historic Goose Girl Fountain is being restored with the help of event proceeds, making it a great evening of community service and nostalgia. It’s optional but recommended to dress in costume, so pull out your vintage clothes and poodle skirts.


The Bow Wow Bash, which takes place in Brownsburg’s Williams Park on Sunday, September 24, from 12 to 5 p.m., is a fun family event that attracts over 1,000 participants and their pets. It features over 80 merchants, food trucks, contests, and more. Raise the most money for Misty Eyes between September 1 and 24 to win the Top Dog & Top Cat Competition, which gives your pet the opportunity to appear in the upcoming year’s advertisements. Never had a dog? Cats are welcome to enter as well; the winner will receive a professional photo shoot and a spot in the new cat refuge Kitty City.




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