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Free Weekend Events, May 25-27

on May 23, 2012

So, if you’ve lived in Indy for any number of years then you know that the city, ironically, slows down for the Indy 500 and the Memorial Day holiday.  Even with the holiday weekend there are still a few free outings to take advantage of.

Friday, May 25

Saturday, May 26:

IPL 500 Festival Parade @ Downtown Indianapolis

This parade is one of the largest around.  Balloon characters, huge floats, bands, celebrities, this parade has it all. (Check the website for traffic and parking info)



Free – (pay/reserved seats are available.)

Build and Grow Clinic @ Lowes

Build an ice cream truck


school age children

Free – Register on the website

Star(lite) Art Cart: Facilitated Art Making @ Indianapolis Museum of Art

It’s construction time! Build an abstract architectural sculpture from natural materials.


All Ages


Sunday, May 27:

Art in the Park @ Indianapolis Museum of Art

Be inspired by mud, rocks, sticks, leaves, and more as you create works of art using natural materials found in the park.


All Ages



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