INDIANAPOLIS - The state fair, fantastic food, fun, and much more! There are tons of things to do this Friday and weekend in Indianapolis with #INDYTODAY.
Every day, we'll keep you in the loop on happenings in Indy. This Friday and weekend, there are a quite few items on the to-do list that might tickle your fancy.
Indiana State Fair
It's opening day! Head down to the state fairgrounds at 38th Street and Fall Creek Parkway North for great (mostly fried) food, rides, exhibits, and much, much more. General admission at the gate is $10 for adults, with kids ages 5 and younger free. It all kicks off at 8 a.m. every day from Friday till Aug. 17.
Find all the details you need on event schedules, maps and attractions here.
Food Truck Friday
Get some fresh spring air on your lunch break and head out to Georgia Street for the weekly tradition. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. head to the west block of Georgia Street to pick from more than 15 food trucks. Barbecue, pizza, cupcakes, Mexican food and more.
The food trucks are so good, Food Network show "Eat Street" visited Indianapolis to get the scoop on the amazing tastes offered.
Looking for a particular truck, or don't know where the heck the west block of Georgia Street is? No worries! Here's an awesome food truck locator.
Another Food Truck
Georgia Street isn't the only spot to grab a quick bite at a food truck on your Friday lunch hour! Head to the Hoosier Lottery building Friday from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for another food truck. The Hoosier Lottery building is located on North Meridian Street, just north of I-65 (right next to the RTV6 building).
This week, it's Lucky Louie's Sausage & Hot Dogs, with a great selection. Check out their menu here.
Farm To Fork Market
Looking for some chemical-free food? Head out to the Farm to Fork Market at Normandy Farms between 4 and 7 p.m. Friday. It's open every week, rain or shine, and is located on the city's northwest side.
Georgia Street Happy Hour
Relax outdoors over a cocktail or beer and enjoy appetizers as live jazz fills the air. It all happens from 5 to 7 p.m. on the Boardwalk on Georgia Street.
Find this week's featured appetizers and cocktails, plus more information here.
Summer Film Screening
Head to the Indianapolis Museum of Art tonight and watch the screening of the 1979 classic "American Graffiti." You're invited to bring a picnic, blankets and lawn chairs. The price is $10, but $6 for museum members. The gates open at 7 p.m. and the movie begins at 9:30.
More info here.
Lots of fun for the kids this weekend
The Children's Museum of Indianapolis is always chock-full of fun activities for the kids. And a lot of them are educational, too.
Find a full list of events and activities this weekend at the museum here.