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
The NFL Scouting Combine will be held February 23 – March 2, 2020, 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. We will update with with dates and times as soon as they come available to the public.
- Sunday, February 23, 2020: 9:30AM – 8PM
Greening of the Canal
On March 12th around 5pm, 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, mini figures, and LEGO accessories from various vendors.
Mar. 21-22: Sat 10-6, Sun 10-5. $9-$12 (under 3 free).
Celebrate Pi Day
Celebrate Pi Day on March 14th. Pi (Greek letter “π”) is the symbol used in mathematics to represent a constant — the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter — which is approximately 3.14159. On Pi Day you can eat pie and talk about pi (math). Check out the pie specials at Tuttles on March 13th (Saturday). Select restaurants and grocery stores are also celebrating with deals plus it is a learning experience that involves eating dessert. #winning
Spring Bloom at Newsfields
Nothing says Spring like flowers! Starting on March 20, check out Spring Blooms at NewFields. Their staff and volunteers planted 125,000 new bulbs for this year’s exhibition. I start grabbing a camera and having a new family day. Grab some refreshments at the Beer Garden or check out the Pop Pie Shop (only available for a limited time).
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