It’s time to celebrate that the Polar Vortex days are far behind us, and summer has arrived in Indianapolis! This summer our city has so much going on. Here’s a brief outline of the activities, events and festivals that are coming up this month.
Take a picnic basket, blanket and a lawn chair while you enjoy free local concerts in various spots around the cities. Carmel, Fishers and Greenwood are all hosting free concerts aimed at playing music the whole family can enjoy. Check out this website for a complete list of dates, venues and artists who will be playing this month: http://indywithkids.com/2014/06/free-summer-concerts-2014-greater-indianapolis-area/
Chow Down Midtown
In the spirit of Devour Downtown, Indianapolis has launched Chow Down Midtown. Visit any of the participating restaurants in the Broad Ripple area for 3 course meals at an affordable price. Visit: http://www.chowdownmidtown.com/.
Indianapolis Zoo Orangutan Center
The Indianapolis Zoo has just opened a brand new orangutan center. The innovative new exhibit is one of the first of its kind in the world, and is currently receiving national attention from zoological research teams. Plan a visit to see the orangutans by visiting: http://www.indianapoliszoo.com/plan-your-visit/animals-exhibits/international-orangutan-center.
The annual Strawberry festival is coming once again to Monument Square! On Thursday June 12 you pay $7 and enjoy delicious, fresh strawberry shortcake, ice cream and more. There will also be live entertainment! All proceeds go to local anti-bullying outreach charities.
Get out there and enjoy the sunshine! Happy summer break!