Fun and Entertaining Places in Indianapolis

The city of Indianapolis will not disappoint you when it comes to entertainment. Be it the vibrant shopping streets, bustling nightlife, or creative theaters, you will find different fun and entertainment options in Indianapolis. Here is the extensive list of all the entertainment places in Indianapolis that are bound to make your vacation a memorable one. With so many options to choose from, you will never have to worry about what to do in Indianapolis anymore.

Let's explore the best places for fun and entertainment in Indianapolis:

  1. Children's Museum Of Indianapolis

    Children Museum, Landmark, Historical Site, Entertainment

    This is the world’s largest children’s museum and a part of the American Alliance of Museums. The building is marked with 5 floors consisting of exhibit halls. This museum was founded by Mary Stewart Carey in 1925 with the generous help of a number of civic leaders and the present location was chosen in 1946. It is also the 4th oldest such institution in the whole world. The main ex...Read more
  2. Lucas Oil Stadium

    4.7 (498 Votes)
    Lucas Oil Stadium

    Landmark, Stadium, Entertainment, Performance

    This is a multipurpose stadium in Downtown Indianapolis that replaced the RCA Dome to become the home field of the NFL’s Indianapolis Colts. The museum has a record of hosting a number of important tournaments. The museum was inaugurated and opened in 2008 with a purpose to expand the Indianapolis Convention Center that is also a part of the campus. A very popular title given to this fiel...Read more
  3. Bankers Life Fieldhouse

    Arena, Entertainment, Performance

    It is an indoor arena in Downtown Indianapolis and is the home field of the Indiana Pacers of the National Baseball Association and also from the Women’s Basketball Association. The field is known to host college basketball games, indoor concerts and ice hockey. The stadium has also hosted wrestling matches of the WWE. This stadium opened in 1999 by the name of Conseco Fieldhouse in place...Read more
  4. White River And State Park

    Art And Culture, Outdoors, Trail, Garden

    This is one of the main among the 6 districts of Indianapolis and is located on the western edge of the Downtown area. This is probably one of the most popular places in the city and the main reason for this is the number historical attractions present out here. These include the Indiana State Museum and IMAX Theatre, The Indianapolis Zoo and White river Gardens, The Eiteljorg Museum of America...Read more
  5. Slippery Noodle Inn

    4.5 (217 Votes)
    Slippery Noodle Inn

    Bar, Restaurant, Entertainment, Performance

    It is a blues bar and restaurant in Downtown Indianapolis with two performing stages in it. It was opened in 1850 in the Tremont house and is thus the oldest operating bar in the city. It served as a stop on the Underground Railroad during the Civil War and later due to prohibition it had to be only termed as a restaurant minus the bar though beer was still marketed by them. This is also the ol...Read more
  6. Indiana State Capitol

    Historical Site, Entertainment, Convention Center, Architecture

    This is the most important capitol building that houses the Indiana General Assembly, the Office of the Governor of Indiana, the Supreme Court of Indiana and other such buildings. It was due to the rapid increase of population in the state that this building had to be shifted to its present location. This was the 5th time the state capitol was being shifted. It was built in the 19th century and...Read more
  7. Rhythm Discovery Center

    4.7 (21 Votes)
    Rhythm Discovery Center

    Art And Culture, Museum, Performance, Exhibition

    This is the world’s foremost percussion museum that provides its guests with innovative programs, interactive and standard exhibits and also artists’ performances. The museum takes inspiration from all over the world and promotes the rhythm of universal music and also proves it true that “music can unite all”. Here you can walk through and explore the large halls of perc...Read more
  8. Morty's Comedy Joint

    4.3 (41 Votes)
    Morty's Comedy Joint

    Entertainment, Performance, Stage Show

    This is the #1 comedy show that you can experience in the region. The best comedians with their mind boggling punches won’t even let you breathe while laughing. There can be just no other way to bring out the funny bones in you and spend a delightful evening with these talented people. The comedians are mainly Pete Lee, Gary Gulman, Sarah Colonaa, Jimmy Florentine.
  9. Indiana Repertory Theater

    Entertainment, Performance, Stage Show, Theatre

    Indiana Repertory Theatre, often abbreviated as IRT is a professional regional theater in Indianapolis. This theater has a history in two theater buildings that began in 1972 in the Athenaeum. Well known actors have performed here, namely Priscilla Lindsay, John Henry Redwood, and Scott Wentworth. The theater is well known in the state for producing Charles Dicken’s ‘ A Christmas Ca...Read more
  10. Theater On The Square

    Art And Culture, Food And Drinks, Entertainment, Performance

    Theater on the Square located in the arts and theater district is a playhouse which displays life performance focusing on all aspects of the community accompanied with outrageous comedies, and unorthodox productions. This theater has won many awards in the Indianapolis theater community. This theater has two distinct and yet thrilling stages. Within easy walking distance there are a number of f...Read more
  11. Tilt

    3.5 (1 Vote)

    Entertainment, Games

    If you are fond of playing games, then Tilt is one of the best places to have a great time. It's a large arcade with number of games like laser tags, video games and more. This place is stationed in Indianapolis assisting you relish the finest video game technology. There are number of games which you can relish here in the form of: Midway style redemptions Claw games Full-size Indy 500 Challe...Read more
  12. Dark Armies Inc

    4 (1 Vote)
    Dark Armies Inc

    Paint Ball, Entertainment

    If you haven’t tried paintball before, the Dark Armies would be the ideal place to visit to have a memorable experience. This place is located indoors and has a fairly large course with cars and wooden boxes to hide and protect yourself from the paintballs flying around. You would be provided with a protective mask and a team color "protective" vest, a standard 50 ball mag to your paintb...Read more
  13. Monkey Joe's

    Entertainment, Games

    Monkey Joe's is an indoor play area located in Indianapolis, Indiana. A great place for kids under twelve years, you can visit this amusement center to let children burn off some energy. There are numerous arcades, inflatables, and slides where kids can jump, run, and climb. There is a separate area for kids under three years. This mini monkey zone is safe for toddlers as well. This place is a...Read more
  14. Spacequest Planetarium

    4.5 (3 Votes)
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    Celebrate your sports fever and holiday craving together by coming to the world’s largest sports sanctuary, the Spacequest Planetarium in Indianapolis, Indiana. Sprawling over 7.5 acres of a huge planetarium, Riley Children’s Health Sports, carousel, science labs, library, and much more, this interactive kids' museum is a perfect medley of 16 sports legends, 12 outdoor experiences, ...Read more
  15. Monkey Joe's

    Entertainment, Games

    Monkey Joe's is an exciting indoor play center located in Indianapolis. If you are travelling with children, this is the best place to be at! There are numerous arcade games and slides and the inflatable play zone is loved by kids of all age groups. Coming here will give kids a chance to burn off some energy by bouncing, sliding, jumping around. The mini monkey zone for kids under 3 is perfectl...Read more

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