Christmas in Indy: The Concerts, Performances and Events You Can't Miss this Holiday Season
It's Christmas-Time in the City and Indy's Christmas Station has your guide to make the most of this holiday season!
IPL Yuletide Celebration at the Hilbert Circle Theatre
The ISO and Jack Everly are joined by The Voice winner and Indy’s own Josh Kaufman for the 31st year of IPL Yuletide Celebration. Audiences will enjoy the beloved “Twas the Night Before Christmas” in addition to the tap dancing Santas. New highlights will include Kaufman performing Christmas songs along with contemporary favorites, performances by twin tappers Sean and John Scott, who have performed with numerous stars like Beyoncé, Prince and Stevie Wonder, and other surprises on the Hilbert Circle Theatre stage! Get your tix.
Wednesday December 7th at Bankers Life Fieldhouse
Did you miss Trans-Siberian Orchestra as much as we did last holiday season? Well, Indy's in luck because the most rocking Christmas music ever heard is coming BACK to Bankers Life Fieldhouse on December 7th at 7:30PM for the Ghosts of Christmas Eve tour! Click here to purchase tix!
December 21st, 22nd & 23rd
Straight No Chaser, a professional all male a cappella group from Bloomington, Indiana, is coming to the Murat Theatre at Old National Centre for their I'll Have Another...20th Anniversary World Tour on:
Wed. December 21st - 7:30p
Thurs. December 22nd - 7:30p
Fri. December 23rd - 4p & 8p
A Christmas Carol at the Indiana Repertory Theatre OneAmerica Stage
November 19th - December 24th
The spirits of Christmas bring new life to Ebenezer Scrooge in his journey from dark night of the soul to bright joyous morning. Celebrate the season with Indianapolis’s favorite holiday tradition. God bless us, every one!
December 16th, 17th & 18th
For the first time in its history, the Indianapolis School of Ballet will perform with the world-renowned Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra when it presents its tenth-anniversary production of The Nutcracker December 16 – 18 at the Murat Theatre. Get your tix.
Indulge in a winter wonderland at the History Center's Festival of Trees, open Nov. 18. This year, we're filling the building with 72 elaborately themed trees – 22 more than last year! Keep an eye out for our Indy’s Christmas Station tree!
Nov. 25-27, 30; Dec. 1-4, 7-11, 14-23, 26-30 • Festivities from 5-9 pm • Zoo opens at noon
Surround yourself with the magic and beauty of the holiday season during Christmas at the Zoo presented by Teachers Credit Union and Donatos! The Zoo is open from noon to 9pm Wednesday to Sunday, with event activities starting at 5pm. Come early to grab a great parking spot, see some animals and watch as the lights come on to transform the Zoo into a winter wonderland. You'll see some changes happening near the front of our Zoo this year due to the exciting work on our Bicentennial Pavilion project, so check your map to find all your favorite festivities!
November 25th – January 8th
Celebrate family traditions and holidays with Jolly Days Winter Wonderland! Enjoy favorites like the two-story Yule Slide, Jingles the Jolly Bear, and visits with Santa.
- Make it snow in the Giant Snow Globe
- Ride down the Yule Slide
- Meet extraordinary Jolly Days characters, from Scrooge to Ms. Claus
- “Ice skate” in your socks
- Explore the Ice Castle
- Go “ice fishing” in a pretend pond
- “Bake” wintertime goodies and share memories with your family and friends