Things To Do In The Indianapolis Area For Memorial Day Weekend

Dated: 04/30/2018

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Planning to head out to a lake or take a trip during Memorial Day weekend? Or, do you plan to stick around Indianapolis for the upcoming long weekend? Besides the hype of the Indy 500, there are still a few other ways to enjoy the extra days off work!

Indiana City Beer's 5th Anniversary Party
Date:  May 26, 2018 12:00 PM
Address: Indiana City Beer - 24 Shelby St, Indianapolis, IN 46202

This downtown brewery's anniversary falls right in the middle of the long weekend! Head downtown to try your hand in their cornhole tournament, enjoy live music, and sample their line of local craft beer!

Historic Indiana Ghost Walks & Tours
Dates: May 25 & 26, 2018
Address: Varies depending on the tour.

These popular walks last about 90 minutes - 2 hours and cover about 1.5 miles of walking. Join others for a tour of popular haunted sites around downtown Indianapolis and surrounding communities.

Memorial Day Ceremony - 150th Anniversary
Date: May 28, 2018 11:00 AM
Address: Crown Hill Cemetery - 700 38th Street (Section 16), Indianapolis, IN 46208

This free & family-friendly event is a unique way to celebrate Memorial Day. Learn more about how Memorial Day was celebrated in the past with a procession and special decoration of the Civil War graves in Crown Hill Cemetery.

Honor the Brave Run/Walk
Date: May 28, 2018 8:00 AM
Address: Four Day Ray Brewing - 11671 Lantern Rd, Fishers, IN 46038

If you prefer to celebrate your long weekends with a little physical activity, this run is just the ticket! Honor fallen soldiers and their service during this 5K run/walk for all members of the family. All finishers get a medal, and if you're 21, get a free beer once you cross the finish line!

Memorial Day Weekend Adult Skate
Date: May 27, 2018 9:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Address: Skateland - 3902 N. Glen Arm Rd., Indianapolis, 46254

Ever wanted to try roller skating without the kids in the rink? Skateland is hosting a special adults-only skate night! Head to the rink to enjoy LIVE music from a DJ all night while taking some laps around the rink!

A Call to Honor Memorial Day Ceremony
Date: May 25, 2018 9:00 AM
Address: Veterans Memorial Plaza - Downtown Carmel, IN

This free event is a very traditional way to celebrate those who have fought and sacrificed for freedom as we know it. Breakfast will be donated by a local Kroger and the Girl Scouts of Central Indiana will have free boxes of Girl Scout cookies for the veterans and active members of the military.

If you're looking for low key to do or for something a little more festive, Indianapolis and the surrounding communities have you covered for Memorial Day 2018! It's not all about time off from work, but don't forget to remember those who have put their lives on the line so that we can enjoy our American freedoms.

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