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Downtown Events: What’s Happening

Plenty to see, plenty to do. Check out upcoming events happening in downtown Indy:

Nov. 13 – Jan. 3
Head out to the Indiana State Fairgrounds’ Christmas Nights of Lights for a 2-mile car ride through more than 1 million lights synchronized to traditional and newer Christmas music played through your car stereo. The show will feature new music, an extended route and additional light displays including a spectacular 240-foot wall of lights, making it the largest synchronized show in central Indiana. This dazzling light display will be open daily from dusk until 10 p.m., with extended hours on the weekends, Nov. 13 through Jan. 3.

Virtual Indy Jazz Fest = Nov. 13, 14, 20 & 21
With a continued focus on celebrating the legacy of jazz, modern masters and the discovery of new jazz stars, the revised approach will serve to sustain ongoing support for the Indianapolis jazz scene, especially in these challenging times. The lineup includes:
Friday, November 13 – 8 p.m.
“Celebrate Naptown All-Star Show”

Saturday, November 14 – 8 p.m.
Native Sun – “Legalize Being Black”

Friday, November 20 – 8 p.m.
Charlie Ballantine – “Vonnegut”

Saturday, November 21 – 8 p.m.
Jared Thompson & Premium Blend – “38th and Post Modernism”

Yelp’s Totally Virtual Bazaar 2020 Nov. 17 – Dec. 22
This annual holiday soirée is decking the halls in a different way this year. Join your favorite local businesses all of November and December through virtual events that are bound to spice up your at-home festivities. RSVP for free cozy cocktail classes, twinkle-light yoga, sugar-cookie showdowns and much more. Then, gather around the fire and join @YelpIndy in shopping local this season as you browse the official Yelp Bazaar gift guide, featuring your favorite businesses. Attendees must RSVP to specific events here:

Now through Nov. 16 (noon)
IPL Coloring Contest for Circle of Lights
Get creative with your family this holiday season. Children ages 3 – 12 are invited to participate in the IPL Coloring Contest. Five finalists will be selected and the grand prize winner will “flip the switch” for the Downtown Indy, Inc. Circle of Lights presented by IBEW 481. Each of the five finalists will receive $529 deposited into a College Choice 529 Direct Savings Plan. Good luck & enter today!



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