Summer is in full swing, and the City of Fishers and Fishers Parks are celebrating the season of play, tradition, and memory making with a full lineup of free community events for all ages.
Join the fun with concerts every Tuesday and Friday night at the Nickel Plate District Amphitheater; play in a giant mud pit during the popular summer tradition, Mud Day; support local and save big during the Shop Fishers: Summer Series; cool off during the family favorite, Monsoon Madness; shop the season’s freshest picks at the award-winning Fishers Farmers’ Market every Saturday morning; and enjoy performances from renowned local and national artists at the two-day Blues Fest event on Labor Day weekend.
And with cooler days right around the corner, mark your calendar for more free fun this fall, including Glow in the Park on September 18, Fall Festival at the Fishers AgriPark on October 14, Boo Bash on October 30, and the Shop Fishers: Holiday Series kicking off on Small Business Saturday, November 27.
The free summer event lineup includes:
Friday, July 16 through Friday, July 23 / Throughout Fishers
Support local during the Shop Fishers: Summer Series, kicking off Friday, July 16! Take advantage of special promotions and discounts at nearly 70 shops and restaurants around Fishers. View the deals at ThisIsFishers.com/ShopFishers.
Summer Concert Series
Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays / Times vary, details at npdamp.com / Nickel Plate District Amphitheater or Central Green
The free concert series includes performances at the Nickel Plate District Amphitheater (6 Municipal Drive) on Tuesday and Friday evenings, presented by IU Health Saxony, and Wednesday lunchtime concerts on Central Green presented by Meyer Najem. This weekend, party under the stars with Purple Veins – The Essential Prince Tribute Band, on Friday, July 16, from 8-10 p.m. at the Nickel Plate District Amphitheater. Get the full concert lineup at npdamp.com.
Fishers Farmers’ Market
Saturdays through September 25 / 8 a.m.-noon / Nickel Plate District Amphitheater
Shop the season’s freshest picks at the Fishers Farmers’ Market, presented by IU Health Saxony, every Saturday from 8 a.m. until noon at the Nickel Plate District Amphitheater. Ranked one of the top farmers’ markets in the region, the market showcases more than 60 vendors from Central Indiana that offer fresh produce, baked goods, honey, specialty food items, meats, coffee, plants, and more. For a list of vendors, visit playfishers.com/FarmersMarket.
Saturday, July 17 / 11 a.m.-3 p.m. / Cyntheanne Park
The messiest event of the year, presented by Centier Bank, returns this weekend to Cyntheanne Park (12383 Cyntheanne Road) with a giant mud pit and a variety of muddy activities, food trucks, live entertainment, and more! Pre-registration is not required, but all participants must sign the 2021 Fishers Parks safety and liability waiver. Learn more at playfishers.com/MudDay.
Shakespeare in the Park: Much Ado About Nothing
Wednesday, July 21 / 8-10 p.m. / Nickel Plate District Amphitheater
Enjoy an evening at the Nickel Plate District Amphitheater with a special performance of Much Ado About Nothing from the Boston-based Brown Box Theatre Company. No tickets are required. Blankets and lawn chairs are welcome.
Saturday, July 31 / 11 a.m.-3 p.m. / Holland Park
Beat the heat as Holland Park transforms into a pop-up water park during one of the most popular events of the summer. Presented by Centier Bank, Monsoon Madness features giant waterslides, a mini-monsoon area for little ones, and live entertainment. Pre-registration is not required, but all participants must sign the 2021 Fishers Parks safety and liability waiver. Learn more at playfishers.com/MonsoonMadness.
Movies in the Park
Saturday, July 31 / 9-11 p.m. / Holland Park
Bring a blanket and pack a picnic for free viewing of Sonic the Hedgehog under the stars at Holland Park.
Friday, September 3 & Saturday, September 4 / Times vary, details at npdamp.com / Nickel Plate District Amphitheater
End the summer with the 9th Annual Fishers Blues Fest, a Labor Day tradition! The free, two-night event includes performances by renowned local and national blues artists, presented by IU Health Saxony. For a list of performers, visit playfishers.com/BluesFest.
Free Fishing Days
Saturday, September 25 / Around Fishers
Drop a line in one of Fishers’ fishing ponds during Free Fishing Days presented by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources. No fishing license is required during these free fishing events. Check out great fishing spots around Fishers at Flat Fork Creek Park, Cheeney Creek Natural Area, Saxony Lake & Beach, and Heritage Park at White River.
Learn more about summer fun in Fishers at playfishers.com.