Indianapolis Events for New Years 12-26 through 1-1-2012
Happy New Year!
Picks of the week ~ 12/26 – 1/1/2012
Happy New Year, Central Indiana! Has the hustle and bustle left you with nothing but torn paper, half-eaten goodies and pine needles stuck in the carpet? Never fear, we have a cure for your after-holiday blues! Here are our top picks to help you wrap up the old and ring in the new!
12/26 MONDAY – 12/31 SATURDAY ~ YMCA FREE ADMISSION WEEK
Give your new year’s resolution a jump start with free admission all week to all Greater Indianapolis, Marion County YMCA locations. (hours and programs vary by location)
12/26 MONDAY – 1/1 SUNDAY ~ 98TH ANNUAL INDIANAPOLIS AUTO SHOW
Get your motor running over to the Indiana Convention Center and check out 400 + domestic and import show vehicles from top car-makers. Read More
12/26 MONDAY ~ INDIANA PACERS HOME OPENING GAME
Break out your foam fingers and cheer as the Indiana Pacers take on the Detroit Pistons!
12/27 TUESDAY ~ WWE SMACKDOWN LIVE
Get out of that sleeper-hold and make your way to WWE Smackdown Live at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
12/28 WEDNESDAY ~ CANDLELIGHT EVENING ON DELEWARE ST.
Tour the historic Benjamin Harrison Presidential home and enjoy dinner in the ambiance of this fine mansion.
12/29 THURSDAY ~ DANCE THE NIGHT AWAY
12/30 FRIDAY ~ EIGHT-COURSE WINE DINNER AT THE PROPYLAEUM
Reservations are required for this exquisite 8-course wine dinner following your tour of the historic Propylaeum.
12/31 SATURDAY ~ NEW YEAR’S EVE HOTSPOTS
There's something for everyone to celebrate the New Year. Choose your favorite and have a great time!
Traders Point Creamery, Zionsville – Four-Course Organic Dinner, wine and champagne at 5 pm or 7:30 pm in the Loft at Traders Point Creamery.
Indiana State Museum, Indianapolis – 6 pm until 9 pm Family-Friendly, Alcohol-Free celebration in the Governor Frank O’Bannon Great Hall with games, crafts, entertainers, live music and an 8 pm balloon drop.
Check the Museum website for more information
Union Station Grand Hall & Conference Center, Indianapolis – Stella Artois Masquerade Ball. Live Music, Entertainment with Mysterious Guests. More Information for the grand New Year's Event.
Chateau Thomas Winery, Plainfield – Dinner, Wine, Suite Accommodations with Midnight Breakfast Buffet. More Information
Hyatt Regency, Indianapolis – Rock ‘N’ Roll Ball featuring a 20,000 balloon-drop at the Hyatt Regency in Downtown Indianapolis.
ComedySportz, Indianapolis – New Years Eve Countdown with comedy for all-ages.
Grille 39 / Renaissance Indianapolis North Hotel, Carmel – Dinner, Dancing, Accommodations and Champagne at Renaissance in Carmel Indiana.
D’Amore / Top Floor of the Chase Tower, Monument Circle, Indianapolis – 360 degree view of Indy from the sky, Appetizers, Champagne and party favors. More Information
Fountain Square Theatre, Indianapolis – Big Band Swing Dance for 18 yrs and up.
1/1/2012 SUNDAY ~ WILLY WONKA
Today through January 7th, join the whimsical world of Willy Wonka at the Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre in Carmel.
1/1/2012 SUNDAY ~ TAKE A HIKE
Looking for a new way to get in shape for the New Year? Get some fresh air with the Indianapolis Hiking Club. Organized hikes are offered 365 days a year! Choose from one of 4 organized hikes scheduled for the first day of the New Year.