A guide to best giftable experiences in Indianapolis, IN

Looking for a gift that won’t go in the clutter closet? We’re serving up some experience gifts so you have one less thing to wrap. 🎁

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A glass of rosé pairs perfectly with SoChatti Tanzania or Colombia chocolate.

Photo by @sochatti

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We love to think our presents will be up on the mantelpiece forever. But let’s face it: some things are destined to add to our closet clutter.

It’s been on-trend for a while to offer experiences, rather than things, for gifts. To help you level up your gift-giving game this holiday season, check out our curated list of giftable experiences so you can sleigh the holidays.

🍫 For the foodie:

SoChatti Chocolate & Wine Class | 1125 E. Brookside Ave., Gate D2 | No need to find the chocolate bar with a golden ticket to gift a tour of this chocolate tasting room. For $100 a person, visitors will pair SoChatti’s four origin chocolates with different wines, taste charcuterie, and make chocolate covered fruits and candy.

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The salt cave has enough room to hold a communal session.

🧘 For the wellness seeker:

Indianapolis Salt Cave | 8899 Kent Ave. | Looking to give the gift of spiritual clarity and relaxation? Purchase a gift certificate or choose from various packages between $100 and $160 that include up to five sessions of the salt cave, hand and foot detox, and infrared sauna.

🏎️ For the adventurer:

Speedway Indoor Karting | 1067 Main St., Speedway | Gift the fast and the furious to your car-loving peeps. Venture out to the home of the greatest spectacle in racing so your loved ones can test their speed around two different tracks — a European-style, multi-level road course for any skill level and an oval slick track which is sure to guarantee an adrenaline rush — starting at $17, or purchase a monthly subscription for for $102+.

🎭 For the lover of the arts:

Indiana Repertory Theatre | 140 W. Washington St. | Pass on the pageantry of music, dance, and acting. The ongoing 2022-2023 season is still in full motion with performances scheduled through May 2023, including “Shakespeare’s Will” and “Clue.”

📚 For the lifelong student:

Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites Membership | 650 W. Washington St. | Grant the gift of history and science to friends and family who never get tired of learning. Membership includes a full year with unlimited free admission to the museum, historic sites, and 300+ museums and science centers worldwide.

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