Indianapolis Activities & Events


From outdoor music venues and biking trails in the summer to live sporting events and boutique shopping, Indianapolis offers a plethora of activities and events throughout the year. Whether you are planning a family trip, girls getaway, or couples retreat, there is more than enough to keep you busy during your stay at the Ironworks Hotel. Learn more about some of our favorite area things to do below, or contact our Front Desk Team for assistance. 

Ruoff Home Mortgage MUSIC CENTER

The Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center is an outdoor amphitheater, owned by Live Nation, located in Noblesville, Indiana. It is the largest outdoor music venue in the Indianapolis metropolitan area with 6,147 seats, under a pavilion and 18,000 general admission lawn seats.

Indianapolis Children's Museum

The Children's Museum of Indianapolis is the world's largest children's museum. The museum is 472,900 square feet with five floors of exhibit halls and receives more than one million visitors annually. Among the exhibits are a simulated Cretaceous dinosaur habitat, a carousel, and a steam locomotive. The museum's focus is family learning; most exhibits are designed to be interactive, allowing children and families to actively participate

Indianapolis Motor Speedway

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is an automobile racing circuit located in Speedway, Indiana in the United States. It is the home of the Indianapolis 500 and the Brickyard 400, and formerly the home of the United States Grand Prix.

Lucas Oil Stadium

Lucas Oil Stadium is a state-of-the-art, retractable roof, multi-purpose stadium featuring spectacular views of the Indianapolis skyline. The stadium is home to the Indianapolis Colts and plays host to numerous large events throughout the year. Lucas Oil Stadium is located in the heart of one of the Midwest's most energetic cities.

Banker's Life Fieldhouse

Bankers Life Fieldhouse is an indoor arena located adjacent to Lucas Oil Stadium in Downtown Indianapolis. The arena is the home to the NBA's Indiana Pacers and the WNBA's Indiana Fever and also plays host to many of Indianapolis' largest special events.

Keystone Fashion Mall

The Fashion Mall at Keystone, known better as The Fashion Mall, is an upscale shopping center in the northeast section of the city of Indianapolis, Indiana. The mall is located off I-465 at 86th Street and Keystone. The mall is considered the heart of the Keystone at the Crossing district.

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