The Indiana Insider Blog

Tag Archives: holidays

Downtown Indianapolis Presents City Sidewalks for Free Downtown Holiday Experience

Anyone who loves A Christmas Story will remember the family’s trip downtown to see the Christmas parade and to see Santa Claus. Back in the 1930s and 1940s, this type of holiday event was a regular tradition in most cities. Read more >

Holiday City Sidewalks Happen on Indianapolis’ Georgia Street Dec. 7 – 9

“City sidewalks, busy sidewalks, dressed in holiday style… In the air there’s a feeling of Christmas.” (Silver Bells, Jay Livingston and Ray Evans) Indianapolis Downtown is getting into the holiday spirit, and holding another event on Georgia Street, with their Read more >

Light Displays and Festivals Around Indiana

All around the state of Indiana, different cities and towns celebrate Christmas with lights displays for everyone to come and enjoy. Whether you’re walking or driving, there’s something in nearly every corner of the state. This electric winter wonderland has Read more >

Holidays at the Seiberling Mansion in Kokomo

Like most people, I spend much of the holiday season trying to create picture-perfect memories for my family. (Undoubtedly, the photo with Santa ends up looking more like child torture, and the photo in front of the Christmas tree always Read more >

Holiday Cheer for Children

I went to the Yuletide Celebration performed by the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra hosted at the Hilbert on Monument Circle. I wasn’t exactly sure what to expect from this show, but I was definitely surprised throughout the performance. I assumed that Read more >

Celebrate the Holidays with “Yuletide Celebration”

Christmastime in downtown Indianapolis has always been one of my favorite times of year.  From the Lighting of the Tree (the Soldiers & Sailors monument on Monument Circle downtown) to the giant soldiers and candy canes that decorate the circle; Read more >

Conner Prairie By Candlelight 2010

Last year, I really got into the holiday spirit with my family when we went on a visit to the Conner Prairie By Candlelight tour. We had a chance to meet a German family stuck in Indiana trying to stay Read more >

Butler Ballet’s The Nutcracker

Everywhere you turn there are Christmas lights and decorations; the holiday season is definitely here! What better way to kick of your 25 days of Christmas than attending Butler Ballet’s performance of the Nutcracker at Clowes Memorial Hall. Take a Read more >