Indiana State Fair – August 1-17, 2014

Indiana State Fairgrounds
38th St & Fall Creek Parkway
Indianapolis, IN 46205
Indiana State Fair Website

Friday, August 1, 2014
Opening Day of your Indiana State Fair!

Saturday, August 2, 2014
Indiana State Superintendents’ Day at the Fair: An interactive and informational program to learn how the Indiana State Fairgrounds can enhance students’ education!

Music Travel Consultants Indiana State Fair Band Day Competition

Sunday, August 3, 2014
Elanco Day: Join the fight to end hunger in Indiana!

Hispanic/Latino Music Festival, presented by Honda on the Free Stage

Monday, August 4, 2014
Meijer Day: Welcome to Meijer Day! Visit the Meijer Mobile Tour in Celebration Park today!

Tuesday, August 5
$2 Taste of the State Fair – $2 food specials all around the Fairgrounds

Golden Hoosiers Day – Seniors (55+) ride shuttles around the Fairgrounds FREE all day!

Red Hat/Pink Hat Day – Members ride shuttles around the Fairgrounds FREE all day!

Wednesday, August 6
Indiana Pork Day

Thursday, August 7
State Employees Day – State Employees get in FREE with ID!

Honoring Our Armed Forces & Veterans Day – All Military personnel or Veterans and their families are admitted FREE with military ID card, DD Form 214 or other recognized Veteran’s organization membership card.

Hoosier Heritage Day – Indiana’s Past, Present & Future on display on State Fair Blvd.


Holy Rosary Catholic Church Italian Festival – June 2015

It’s BACK for 2015 and better than ever!
The famed Holy Rosary Italian Street Festival will take place in June 2015.

Visit for complete details

Each year, the festival features:

  • Authentic Italian food and drink
  • Live music and dancing
  • Amusement rides
  • Saturday Mass: 4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.
  • Colorful Italian religious procession: 6:45 p.m. on Saturday

Want more?

Where are we?

Learn more about the Italian heritage of our parish

Indianapolis Attractions

The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis
The Indianapolis Zoo & White River Gardens
NCAA Hall of Champions
The Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art
The Indiana Pacers
Indianapolis Indians Baseball
The Indianapolis Colts
The Indiana State Museum
Congressional Medal of Honor Memorial, located along the Canal Walk.
Indianapolis Raceway Park
Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Indiana Black Expo
Indianapolis Museum of Art
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
Conner Prairie Living History Museum
Circle Center Mall
French Lick Springs Resort & Spa
The Canterbury Hotel
Indianapolis Art Center
American Cabaret Theatre
Broad Ripple Village
Château Thomas Winery
The Official State of Indiana Website
The City of Indianapolis Official Site
Indiana University / Purdue University at Indianapolis
Heartland Film Festival

Lincoln Bicentennial Celebration

Indiana is one of 49 states officially taking part in the Lincoln Bicentennial celebration, which takes place nationally from February 2008 to February 2010.

Indiana’s permanent Lincoln attractions are many and varied and the Indiana Historical Society in Indianapolis offers one of the most extensive Lincoln collections found anywhere in the world. The Society will host several free events in Indianapolis the weekend of Aug. 8-9:

  • Aug. 8: Participate in a reenactment of Lincoln’s February 1861 Indianapolis speech and Q&A session with noted Lincoln interpreter Fritz Klein outside the Indiana State House, as well as free family activities at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center. That evening, Lincoln enthusiasts, educators and scholars can attend a dinner and lecture at the History Center with scholar, author and Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission co-chair Harold Holzer.
  • Aug. 9: The History Center will host a Lincoln Bicentennial Conference featuring a keynote address by Edna Greene Medford (Howard University) in addition to several concurrent sessions for: libraries and local historical organizations facilitated by Joan Flinspach (CEO, Lincoln Museum in Fort Wayne), schools and educators led by IHS education staff and Martin Tuohy (National Archives and Records Administration – Great Lakes); and history buffs, directed by Holzer and Medford.

Indianapolis Colts Schedule and Tickets

Indianapolis Colts vs Chicago Bears September 7, 2008
Indianapolis Colts at the Minnesota Vikings – September 14, 2008
Indianapolis Colts vs Jacksonville Jaguars – September 21 , 2008
Indianapolis Colts vs Houston Texans – October 5, 2008
Indianapolis Colts vs Baltimore Ravens – October 12, 2008
Indianapolis Colts vs Green Bay Packers – October 19, 2008
Indianapolis Colts vs Tennessee Titans – October 27, 2008
Indianapolis Colts vs New England Patriots – November 2, 2008
Indianapolis Colts at the Pittsburgh Steelers – November 9, 2008
Indianapolis Colts vs Houston Texans – November 16, 2008
Indianapolis Colts at the San Diego Chargers – November 23, 2008
Indianapolis Colts at the Cleveland Browns – November 30, 2008
Indianapolis Colts vs Detroit Lions – December 14, 2008
Indianapolis Colts at the Jacksonville Jaguars – December 18 , 2008

American Family Insurance Circle City Classic Parade – October 4, 2008

American Family Insurance Circle City Classic Parade

Downtown Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN
Sat, Oct 4, 2008 10:00 AM

Entering its third decade, The Circle City Classic is one of  America’s top football celebrations. The Circle City Classic Parade has a focus on education highlighting honor students from central Indiana high schools.

The parade route is as follows: From Vermont St. south on Pennsylvania St., west on Ohio St., north on Meridian St. ending at New York St.

Free Thursdays at The Childrens Museum

Thursdays are free from 4PM to 8PM – August 7 to November 6, 2008
The Childrens Museum of Indianapolis
3000 N. Meridian St.
Indianapolis, IN 46208

Sponsored generously by Target, the first Thursday of August to November, The Children’s Museum opens free of charge from 4-8 p.m.

The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis is a nonprofit institution committed to enriching the lives of children. The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis is the largest children’s museum in the world, with more than 400,000-square-foot in the facility, housing eleven major galleries that explore the physical and natural sciences, history, world cultures and the arts.

Indianapolis Colts vs Buffalo Bills – August 24, 2008

Indianapolis Colts vs Buffalo Bills on Sunday, August 24, 2008. The Colts second Pre-Season game, and the first game in the NEW Lucas Oil Stadium promises to be awesome. It’s an evening game so we get to see the incredible lighting in the New Lucas Oil Stadium. This is one you truly don’t want to miss.
We have tickets available from Ticketmaster and StubHub after the break – so you can find where you really want to sit.
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Taste of Downtown – August 9, 2008

August 9, 2008 from 4PM to 10PM
College Ave. between Ohio and New York Streets

The Fifth Annual Taste of Downtown event will be held on Saturday, August 9, 2008 from 4-10PM. Featuring a lot of food from your favorite local restaurants and great wines from Easley Winery.
Bands include Tastes Like Chicken, Toy Factory, and The Tides.
Visit Downtown, eat great food, enjoy FREE music, have a great time with friends – what more could you ask for.

Lucas Oil Stadium Grand Opening – August 16, 2008

100 S. Capitol Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 4622

Public grand opening of the city’s new stadium with a ribbon cutting and tour opportunities. Included on the tour is the chance to walk on the field and see non-public areas such as a suite and locker room, as well as an opportunity to purchase refreshments at concession stands.

The event will begin with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on the Stadium’s northside exterior at 9 a.m. This historic occasion will be officiated by Governor Mitch Daniels, Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard and other dignitaries and participants involved with the project. Following the ribbon cutting, the public is invited by the ISCBA and the Capital Improvement Board (CIB, the entity that will operate the building) to take a self-guided tour of the Stadium during three sessions: at 10 a.m., 12 and 2 p.m. The event will conclude at 4 p.m.

Admission for the tours is free, but tickets are required and will be available through Ticketmaster beginning July 14th.