See our daily events listings for bars and clubs in the Indianapolis area at the link below, followed by an editor's pick of events throughout the year.
Annual shows; Shimmering Shamrocks, Cadillac Barbie’s Disco Brunch, The Stockings Were Hung… and Sequoia Pentecost & Rachel Yoder’s Country & Gospel Brunch; plus appearances at other events, helping to raise money for local organizations. The Bus Tour annual tradition around Halloween is open to anyone who wants to be a Bag Lady for a day!
October 21-23, 2016, 8pm (Sun 4pm), Eleven Theatre. The Last Dead Man On Earth Just Woke Up… Tribute to Bradbury/ rendition of the 1948 novella: 50 minutes of pure prose magic from the Master Of Imagination. The world of 2349 has been cleansed of superstition - the age of clean minds and clean deaths. Then a 400 year-old corpse awakens in a windswept graveyard!
November 11-13, 2016, at the Indianapolis Museum of Art, 4000 Michigan Ave. LGBTQ shorts, features and animation. Benefits the Indiana Youth Group. See website for details.
December 8-11, 2016, annual bear weekend. Past years have included: Most Huggable Bear contest, Bear Strip Poker, Bear Bingo, Charity Strip Auction; vendor market, DJ pool party/ Dancing the night away! Plenty of food the whole weekend including Sunday farewell brunch! .Host: Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, 2930 Waterfront Pky West Dr. See website updates:
January, 2017 (TBC) at Basile Theatre + Indy Eleven Theater, 719E St Clair St. World-famous magicians have performed their greatest tricks in Indianapolis for over a century.Honoring the long tradition, the IndyFringe Winter Magic Festival presents/ stages utterly amazing live magic shows, performed by the world’s best illusionists, mentalists, card tricksters and mind trippers.
June 10, 2017. Annual second Saturday in June Parade + Festival capping a week of parties, dances and concerts. Parade from intersection of Mass Ave/College Ave/St. Clair St., SW down Mass Ave to Michigan. W on Michigan to Meridian St, N on Meridian St. to St. Clair. Outdoor festival at City Circle, Michigan Avenue. See website for details, schedules and information on year-round events.
August 17-27, 2017 (TBC). Theatre old/new, edgy/not-so edgy, 11 days in August in the Mass Ave Cultural District, downtown Indianapolis. For ten years an annual cultural attraction drawing record audiences! Typically with 8 venues, 64 performing groups, and 384 performances! People come back year after year to see what's new and exciting in the world of theatre!