Happy March! Yay, Spring in Indianapolis is the beginning of all things fun outdoors Indianapolis and getting out of the house to enjoy what Indianapolis has to offer. I am sure countdown to the warm weather. If you are in or around the city this time of year here are 5 must do things in Indianapolis in March with your family.
Things to do in Indianapolis in March
NFL Combine Experience
This will be a first for Indianapolis. On February 26 – March 4, 2019, the NFL is hosting a free and interactive fan experiences with access to Combine drills and press conferences, autographs from NFL Legends, and virtual reality attractions, to the 2019 NFL Scouting Combine. Families will have the opportunity to watch the Bench Press. You will have access the Media Center to view press conferences and interviews with Combine prospects and enjoy a free festival with interactive games, youth football clinics, player autograph sessions with NFL Legends, virtual reality sessions, photos with the Vince Lombardi trophy, and much more.
Also, a select group of fans will be able to watch the 2019 NFL Combine live from inside Lucas Oil Stadium on Friday, Saturday and Sunday (March 2-4). Fans may register for these free exclusive viewing opportunities via Fan Mobile Pass. Fans also are encouraged to check-in at events with Fan Mobile Pass for the chance to win autographed memorabilia, NFL game tickets, and more. More event details and request tickets here. Here are the dates and times.
- Friday, March 1, 2019: 11:30AM – 8PM
- Saturday, March 2, 2018: 8AM – 8PM
- Sunday, March 3, 2018: 9:30AM – 8PM
- Monday, March 4, 2018: 1PM – 5PM
Greening of the Canal
On March 14, head downtown for the Greening of the Canal to celebrate St. Patrick’s’ Day. For the 23rd year, the Hoosier Lottery sponsored this event and helps Indianapolis celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by making the downtown canal run green. There will be live music by Eunan McIntyre, dancing, special celebrity appearances. The actually time for the greening is around 5:45pm. Festivities start at 5pm. You can check out the parade in the morning before the greening of the canal if you have little ones who aren’t in school. The block party and parade happens on Friday morning. The family can also do a Shamrock run/walk on Saturday as well. The parade and greening of the canal are free events. Grab the schedule of events here.
Brickworld LEGO Exposition
Have a kid that loves LEGO? Check out Brickworld LEGO Expo in March. This is a 2-day show in the Elements Financial Blue Ribbon Pavilion featuring 60,000 sq. ft. of LEGO brick areas, vendors, interactive activities, accessories, and more at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. Enjoy interactive activities, such as the LEGO and DUPLO play brick areas, seek and finds, fighting robots, etc. Buy your favorite LEGO sets, minifigures, and LEGO accessories from various vendors.
Mar. 16-17: Sat 10-6, Sun 10-5. $9-$12 (under 4 free). Find out more about LEGO and watch the short video.
Winter Grill Out Saturday at Tuttle’s
We are fans of Tuttles Orchards. They are opened all year around and have great events and activities for the family. On Saturday, March 9 Tuttles is trying to bring a little summer to Indiana in March. On the menu they are serving Apple Cider, Bratwurst Bar with peppers, onions and all the fixings, grilled Indiana rib-eye sandwiches in addition to some yummy sides. Find out the times and more food options about the Winter Grill Out.
Family Night Out: Carnival of Color
On March 22th check out the Indiana State Museum for the Carnival of Color. It’s time for a color explosion! Come dressed in your most lavish colors to take part in a celebration that would put a peacock to shame. Experience the new experience The Color of Style, meet local fashion designers, try dyeing fabric, create a paintball mural, and experiment with your own color combinations. $5/member, $10/non-member, free for children younger than age 3
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