Things to do this spring 2023 in Indianapolis, IN

Get in the spring spirit with these upcoming events and experiences around Indy.

Tulips blooming in White River State Park

We love White River State Park when it’s warm out.

Now that spring has officially sprung, we’re planting the seeds for some ideas to get your seasonal bucket list started.

Here are some can’t-miss Indy experiences + events to help you make the most of spring in the city.

Indy Eleven Home Opener | Saturday, April 1 at 7 p.m. | Support your boys in blue for the first time this year at IUPUI’s Carroll Stadium for the team’s 10th season or cheer them on next Saturday, April 8 for 317 Night.

Easter Egg 5K | Saturday, April 8 at 10:30 a.m. | Run or walk at White River State Park downtown and then hop right into an Easter egg hunt party for all ages.

xZooberance Spring Festival | Friday, March 31-Sunday, April 16 | The Indianapolis Zoo has expanded its annual spring festival for 16 days of fun with activities running from 12 p.m.-4 p.m., Thursday through Sunday. The Bicentennial Pavilion will be buzzing with live music, dancing, and spring-centric art + activities.

Spring Blooms | Friday, March 31-Sunday, May 14 | Spring into the season at Newfields, no matter the weather, with hundreds of thousands of colorful blooms in the IMA Galleries, the Madeline F. Elder Greenhouse, and Lilly House from the museum’s award-winning orchid collection.

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Gov. Holcomb proclaimed May 22, 2021 as Indiana Peony Day.

Photo by @indianapeonyfestival

Peony Brunch Express | Saturday, April 29 | Kick off the Indiana Peony Festival (Saturday, May 20) with a special 90-minute peony-themed train ride with brunch served by Andy’s Housepitality on the historic 1950s Nickel Plate Express train.

Food Truck Mondays | Beginning Monday, May 1 | Visit White River State Park from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for food trucks every Monday in May. Every week will feature two new food trucks — one sweet and one savory

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