Top six things to do in Indianapolis this weekend: May 19, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS – Unlimited bacon. That is the reward one Indy event is giving you for surviving this past week.

Here are your top six things to do this weekend in Indianapolis:

Bike to Work Day

Indy Bike Hub YMCA – 242 East Market Street


To create a more engaged bike-friendly city, Friday has been designated as Bike to Work Day in Indy. The City Market East Plaza will offer bike activities and light refreshments from 7-9 a.m.

More information can be found here.

Broad Ripple Art Fair

Indianapolis Art Center – 820 E. 67th Street

Saturday and Sunday beginning at 10 a.m.

The 47th annual Broad Ripple Art Fair kicks off this Saturday presenting art by more than 200 artists. The fair will also include live music, food, and beer.

More information can be found here.

Chalk Festival

Garfield Arts Center – 2432 Conservatory Drive

Saturday from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Help decorate Garfield Park by creating your own sidewalk art using chalk. Adults and teens can register for the chalk decoration competition, but all ages are invited to show off their creations.

More information can be found here.

Rainbow 5K Run and Walk

Indianapolis Firefighters Union Hall -748 Massachusetts Avenue

Saturday at 7 p.m.

Hosted by Indy Pride Inc., this 5K event will support Indiana Youth Group’s Power Safe capital campaign – which supports LGBTQ youth.

 More information can be found here.

Irvington Bike Tour

Ellenberger Park – 5301 E. Saint Clair Street

Saturday at 9 a.m.

Hop on your bike and take a historic tour of Irvington, a National Register-listed historic district. The tour will feature a variety of home styles, and tour guides will introduce you to those who have stories from the past to share.

More information can be found here.

Bacon and Beer Classic

Regions Bank Tower – One Indiana Square


Organizers want you to come hungry and thirsty, so you’ll leave happy at the Bacon and Beer Classic. You’ll experience bacon-infused dishes, unlimited bacon, 50 craft beers, music, and games.


More information can be found here.

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