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Yappy Hour

Military Park 601 W. New York St., Indianapolis

Back by popular demand, Yappy Hour at White River State Park kicks off of July 23rd. This FREE pup and family friendly happy hour is focused on bringing the Indianapolis community together with music, food trucks, yard games, local dog vendors, dog training demos, and local beer/wine. During this challenging time, we are thrilled to [...]

Chase the Checkers

Military Park 601 W. New York St., Indianapolis

The month of May in Indy is about perfect weather, outdoor activities, connecting neighbors, porch lounging, city exploring, and of course RACING. Although the month of May looked different in 2020 has continued into 2021; some things DON’T have to change! Chase the Checkers is here to provide the live races and/or challenge you need [...]

Run With Shears

Indiana State Museum Lawn 650 W Washington St., Indianapolis

Next to the Indiana Statehouse, firefighters and police officers from across the state who gave their lives in the line of duty are memorialized. Join fellow EMS professionals to create an addition to this memorial for emergency medical technicians and paramedics who lost their lives serving our communities. Help us continue to raise funds for [...]

Kind: A Walk, Run, and Bike

Indiana State Museum Lawn 650 W Washington St., Indianapolis

Want to get out this spring with your friends and family? Help LCFS raise funds for the new Pando Permanent Supportive Housing program that provides affordable housing and voluntary supportive services to young people ages 18-24 who have experienced homelessness. The Kind Walk, Run, and Bike event is a great opportunity to do just that! [...]

Volunteer Day

Visitor Center 801 W. Washington St., Indianapolis

Working Toward a Sustainable Urban Environment  Are you looking to become more engaged in the downtown Indianapolis Community? White River State Park will be hosting four different volunteer events throughout 2021, two in the spring and two in the fall! From beautification to native plantings, White River State Park’s Volunteer Days will take you through the [...]

Indy Piston Endurance Run

Indiana State Museum Lawn 650 W Washington St., Indianapolis

Indy Piston Endurance Run is Central Indiana's premiere Ultra event located entirely in Downtown Indianapolis running along the paved trails in White River State Park and on the famous Indy Canal Walk. Since the entire course is lit, flat, fast, and absolutely gorgeous, this is an Ultra that all will want to start and be [...]

Wicket World of Croquet

Celebration Plaza 801 W. Washington St., Indianapolis

Don your game whites and hit the court for a wicketly competitive day. You don’t want to miss out, as this will be the most spectacular and colorful days of play you’ve ever seen—players in their game whites on emerald green lawns embraced by sweeping vistas of the White River and Canal, framed by Indy’s [...]

Vintage Indiana Wine Fest

Military Park 601 W. New York St., Indianapolis

Vintage Indiana Wine Fest is the BIGGEST annual celebration of delicious wines produced only in Indiana! We’re dedicated to celebrating not just the wine, but the spirit of Indiana winemakers; the only winemakers in the world capable of blending Hoosier hospitality into every bottle. This year’s festival features nearly 30 Indiana wineries, plus a ton [...]

Zoobilation

Indianapolis Zoo 1200 West Washington Street, Indianapolis

This summer, take a trip down the bayou for a Southern-style celebration you’ll never forget! The theme for Zoobilation presented by AES Indiana is Bayou Bash in recognition of the Zoo’s new exhibit, Alligators & Crocodiles: The Fight to Survive, opening Memorial Day weekend. Indianapolis’ most anticipated event of the year will take place on [...]

White River State Park Development Commission Meeting

Indiana State Museum 650 West Washington Street, Indianapolis

The June White River State Park Development Commission Meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 16th as a Zoom Meeting 2:00PM - 3:00PM Design Committee Meeting 3:00PM - 4:00PM General Commission Meeting Please email Lisa Pippin [email protected] for the Zoom meeting link!

Heroes for the House 5K Run/Walk

NCAA Hall of Champions 700 West Washington Street, Indianapolis

This 5K event is perfect for competitive and fun runners, walkers, joggers, moms, dads, children and even pets! Event proceeds help families with children in area hospitals stay at the nearby Ronald McDonald House at little or no cost. That way, parents can be with their children throughout treatment without worrying about a large hotel [...]

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The Market at White River State Park

Celebration Plaza 801 W. Washington St., Indianapolis

The Market at White River State Park in Downtown Indianapolis is excited to offer Indy residents and visitors the opportunity to support local farms and businesses! Located in the heart of the city, White River State Park’s iconic Celebration Plaza (the greenspace between the NCAA Headquarters and White River State Park Visitor Center) is the [...]

Firecracker 6

Military Park 601 W. New York St., Indianapolis

The 12th Annual Firecracker 6 is set for July 4, 2021. Start the tradition, or continue yours joining us at Indiana's Largest 4th of July road race located in our beautiful capital city. Downtown Indy has played host to this event annually, and we are beyond excited to return to the live in person event [...]

Joseph Maley Foundation 13th Annual Run, Walk, Roll

Canal Elbow 801 W. Washington St., Indianapolis

Joseph Maley Foundation’s Run, Walk, Roll Race Series is back! The 5k and 10-miler race options will be held on Saturday, July 10 in White River State Park. Registration and check-in will begin at 7:00 AM EST. Elite Start at 8:00 AM and Open Start at 8:30 AM EST. We will be offering virtual race [...]

Poseidon Swim Challenge

Canal Elbow 801 W. Washington St., Indianapolis

The Poseidon Swim Challenge offers the coolest and most unique venue imaginable. Not only do you get to swim through Downtown Indianapolis but where else can spectators follow alongside their athletes and cheer them along in an open water classified race? The Poseidon Swim Challenge will be an athlete and spectator favorite! Come join us [...]

Margarita Mayhem

Indiana State Museum Lawn 650 W Washington St., Indianapolis

Real Live in Person Margarita 5K!!! Yes, we said MARGARITA..... Join the "Mayhem Run some...walk some... tangle some... and margarita some... cause margarita's is what I am moving for! Join us for the Inaugural Margarita Mayhem 5K, downtown Indianapolis at White River State Park!

Christmas in July Half Marathon and 5K

Indiana State Museum Lawn 650 W Washington St., Indianapolis

How about some Christmas Fun in the Sun? Show Christmas spirit by running/walking a half marathon or 5K around White River State Park.

Jubilee Village Project Walk for Water

Locust Grove 801 W. Washington St., Indianapolis

The Walk For Water is a 3-mile walk in which participants carry a 5-gallon water bucket to experience the daily trek that women and children around the world make each day to collect water for their families.

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Yappy Hour

Military Park 601 W. New York St., Indianapolis

Back by popular demand, Yappy Hour in partnership with RadioNow 100.9 kicks off June 24th in Military Park at White River State Park. This FREE pup and family friendly outdoor happy hour is focused on bringing the Indianapolis community together with music, food, yard games, local dog vendors, dog training demos, and beer/wine. Make sure [...]

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Friday Flow Yoga

Locust Grove 801 W. Washington St., Indianapolis

Friday Flow Yoga, a series of free sunrise yoga sessions is back at White River State Park this summer in partnership with Heartland Mindfulness Collective in affiliation with CITYOGA. Enjoy sessions every Friday morning  from 6:00AM-6:45AM during the summer season. Participants will enjoy the tranquility of dawn while surrounded by native locust trees and modern [...]

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