FREE Downtown Activities
Canal Walk is one of FREE Downtown Activities.

1. Canal Walk

9.5
White River State Park & Canal Walk Cultural District (btwn 11th & Washington Sts), Indianapolis, IN
Scenic Lookout · Downtown Indianapolis · 58 tips and reviews

Downtown IndyDowntown Indy: Take a walk along the 1.5 mile long Central Canal. Along the Canal Walk, check out some of the city’s best contemporary architecture.

Indianapolis Marion County Public Library - Central Branch (IMCPL Central) is one of FREE Downtown Activities.

2. Indianapolis Marion County Public Library - Central Branch (IMCPL Central)

40 E Saint Clair St (bt N Meridian & Pennsylvania Sts), Indianapolis, IN
Library · Downtown Indianapolis · 39 tips and reviews

Downtown IndyDowntown Indy: The Indianapolis Public Library provides materials, programs and services in support of the lifelong learning, recreational and economic interests of the Marion County Community.

Historic Military Park is one of FREE Downtown Activities.

3. Historic Military Park

8.8
White River State Park, Indianapolis, IN
Park · Downtown Indianapolis · 11 tips and reviews

Downtown IndyDowntown Indy: Historic Military Park was once a Civil War encampment and home to Indiana’s first state fair. Today our historical gem is home to Indianapolis’ largest community events and festivals.

University Park is one of FREE Downtown Activities.

4. University Park

8.9
301 N Meridian ST (bt E New York & Vermont Sts), Indianapolis, IN
Park · Downtown Indianapolis · 6 tips and reviews

Downtown IndyDowntown Indy: Toss a Frisbee, walk your dog or simply settle in the grass. The park is beautifully landscaped with trees, flower beds and decorated with statues. In the center of the park is the Depew Fountain.

5. Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library

8.6
340 N Senate Ave (in the Emelie Building), Indianapolis, IN
Library · Downtown Indianapolis · 5 tips and reviews

Downtown IndyDowntown Indy: The library displays the late writer’s literary contributions and serves as an educational and cultural resource to the community.

Soldiers & Sailors Monument is one of FREE Downtown Activities.

6. Soldiers & Sailors Monument

100 Monument Cir (at Market & N Meridian Sts), Indianapolis, IN
Monument / Landmark · Downtown Indianapolis · 39 tips and reviews

Downtown IndyDowntown Indy: The monument is located on Monument Circle in the center of downtown and has come to symbolize the city of Indianapolis and the state of Indiana.

Stutz Business Center is one of FREE Downtown Activities.

7. Stutz Business Center

212 W 10th St (Capitol Ave.), Indianapolis, IN
Building · Downtown Indianapolis · 1 tip

Downtown IndyDowntown Indy: Stutz Business Center is a popular spot for annual Indianapolis art shows, Indianapolis music performances, and small business growth.

Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA) is one of FREE Downtown Activities.

8. Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA)

9.3
4000 Michigan Rd (bt W 38th & 42nd Sts), Indianapolis, IN
Art Museum · Butler - Tarkington · 98 tips and reviews

CheapismCheapism: Free admission, beautiful grounds and all kinds of art. Kids and adults will enjoy more than 50,000 pieces of art and some of their traveling exhibits. Read more.

Indiana World War Memorial is one of FREE Downtown Activities.

9. Indiana World War Memorial

8.9
431 N Meridian St (Vermont & Michigan), Indianapolis, IN
Monument / Landmark · Downtown Indianapolis · 23 tips and reviews

Downtown IndyDowntown Indy: This memorial, honoring those who fought in both World Wars, Korea and Vietnam, is one of the largest memorials in Indianapolis, standing 210 feet tall.

Indianapolis Farmers Market is one of FREE Downtown Activities.

10. Indianapolis Farmers Market

8.1
222 E Market St (at Alabama St), Indianapolis, IN
Farmers Market · Downtown Indianapolis · 5 tips and reviews

Downtown IndyDowntown Indy: The Indianapolis City Market offers a great experience for family and friends with great local food and unique gifts.

Indianapolis Artsgarden is one of FREE Downtown Activities.

11. Indianapolis Artsgarden

8.1
110 W Washington St (over Illinois St), Indianapolis, IN
General Entertainment · Downtown Indianapolis · 9 tips and reviews

Downtown IndyDowntown Indy: The Indianapolis Artsgarden programs and hosts more than 300 free lunchtime concerts and exhibitions throughout the year.

White River State Park is one of FREE Downtown Activities.

12. White River State Park

9.7
801 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN
Park · Downtown Indianapolis · 35 tips and reviews

Downtown IndyDowntown Indy: Examine the many sculptures that adorn White River State Park and attend one of its many concerts in the summer.

The Congressional Medal of Honor Memorial is one of FREE Downtown Activities.

13. The Congressional Medal of Honor Memorial

7.6
White River State Park, Indianapolis, IN
Memorial Site · Downtown Indianapolis · 7 tips and reviews

Downtown IndyDowntown Indy: Located along the north end of the Canal in White River State Park is the Medal of Honor Memorial, recognizing 3,456 recipients of the nation’s highest military honor from 15 major wars and conflicts.

Circle Centre Mall is one of FREE Downtown Activities.

14. Circle Centre Mall

7.6
49 W Maryland St (at Illinois St), Indianapolis, IN
Shopping Mall · Downtown Indianapolis · 93 tips and reviews

Downtown IndyDowntown Indy: With over 125 shopping, dining and entertainment options, nowhere will you find more choices than at Circle Centre.

Easley Winery is one of FREE Downtown Activities.

15. Easley Winery

8.9
205 N College Ave (E Ohio St), Indianapolis, IN
Winery · Downtown Indianapolis · 20 tips and reviews

Downtown IndyDowntown Indy: Visit Easley Winery for a FREE winery tour on Saturday or Sunday at noon (concludes with optional wine tasting for $5).

Sun King Brewing Co. is one of FREE Downtown Activities.

16. Sun King Brewing Co.

9.3
135 N College Ave (at E Wabash St), Indianapolis, IN
Brewery · Downtown Indianapolis · 67 tips and reviews

Downtown IndyDowntown Indy: Head to Sun King Brewery for a tasting session every Thursday from 4 – 7 p.m., Friday from noon – 7 p.m. and Saturday from 1 – 5 p.m. The tasting includes house, seasonal and specialty beers.

The Children's Museum of Indianapolis is one of FREE Downtown Activities.

17. The Children's Museum of Indianapolis

9.3
3000 N Meridian St (at W 30th St), Indianapolis, IN
Museum · Near Northwest - Riverside · 138 tips and reviews

Downtown IndyDowntown Indy: Christmas Eve, Martin Luther King Jr. Day and El Dia de Los Niños for FREE admission. Don’t miss Target FREE Family Nights on the first Thursday of each month from 4 – 8 p.m.

Indiana Historical Society is one of FREE Downtown Activities.

18. Indiana Historical Society

8.7
450 W Ohio St, Indianapolis, IN
History Museum · Downtown Indianapolis · 5 tips and reviews

Downtown IndyDowntown Indy: Do some family history research or look at interesting pieces of history at the Indiana Historical Society’s William Henry Smith Memorial Library.