Who wants to spend all their time working or doing homework? Probably not you.

Take a break and try something new – go on an adventure! You don’t even have to leave the comfort of home. In Indianapolis, IN there are so many events and festivals to take advantage of.

To make your fun planning a bit easier, we have put together a list of the top seven spring events in Indianapolis, IN. Grab your friend and family, because there is so much fun to be had!

#1 – Indy’s Premier Bourbon Affair

You’ll make your way through the Indiana Experience while sampling renowned spirits and learning more about the fine art and nuances of distilling. For anyone who enjoys bourbon, mark this date in your calendar, because this will be fun for any and all bourbon lovers. Exclusive bourbon packages will be available to the highest bidders during a new live auction.

Location: Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center 450 W. Ohio St., Indianapolis, IN 46202

Time: March 1st at 6:30pm

For more info, visit: https://www.visitindy.com/indianapolis-indy-bourbon-affair

#2 – Indianapolis Soul Music Festival

Experience the emotional thrilling appeal of soul with Charlie Wilson, Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds, and Joe. These award winning artists will perform their biggest hits and create a night of music and art you do not want to miss. Ticket prices for the event range from $42.50 – $125 and are going fast, so be sure to grab your tickets today!

Location: One Bankers Life Ct., 125 S. Pennsylvania St., Indianapolis, IN 46204

Time: March 15 at 8:00pm

For more info, visit: https://www.visitindy.com/indianapolis-soul-music-festival

#3 – Butterfly Kaleidoscope

Immerse yourself in the beauty of butterflies as these wonderful winged insects return to The Hilbert Conservatory. A dazzling array of colors will fill every corner of the conservatory in this brand new show. A breathtaking mobile of giant proportions will twirl overhead as a rainbow of light shimmers in through stained glass panels. As you walk through the warm, aromatic indoor garden, 40 species of butterflies will flit nearby and one might even land on you! Each day, hundreds of new butterflies will be released from the chamber with about 13,000 released during the season. Learn about the amazing metamorphosis of these magical creatures — from egg to larva to pupa to butterfly.

Location: Indianapolis Zoo located in White River State Park

Time: March 21 to September 9 during Zoo hours

For more info, visit:  https://www.visitindy.com/indianapolis-butterfly-kaleidoscope-zoo

#4 – Broad Ripple Winter Market

This market is committed to supporting locally grown & produced foods. The Broad Ripple Winter Market brings Midtown Indianapolis and the greater Indianapolis community the very best and freshest of the season. Join Midtown’s neighborhoods of Broad Ripple, Butler-Tarkington, Mapleton-Fall Creek and Meridian-Kessler in celebrating great food, life, and buying local. The market is open to all ages and off street parking is available behind Bent Rail and south of Developer Town.

Location: Broad Ripple Winter Market 5301 N. Winthrop Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46205

Time: February 9 to April 27 at 9:00am – Noon

For more info, visit: http://www.broadripplefarmersmarket.org/winter/

#5 – 500 Festival Kick-Off to May

Join the 500 Festival on Monument Circle as they kickoff the greatest month of the year – May! Dignitaries from the City of Indianapolis, the 500 Festival Board of Directors and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway will welcome attendees to the celebration. After the welcome, the month of May will officially kick off with the assistance of a few special guests! There will also be Indy’s favorite food trucks, with lunch available for purchase, along with giveaways and prizes! Be sure to bring the whole family!

Location: Soldiers & Sailors Monument 1 Monument Circle, Indianapolis, IN 46204

Time: May 1st at 11am – 1pm

For more info, visit: https://www.visitindy.com/indianapolis-500-festival-kick-off-to-may

#6 – Mother’s Day Weekend

During this fun, annual event, the Indianapolis Zoo puts the spotlight on all mothers — both human and animal. The recognition begins right as you enter the Zoo with a special “Proud Mom” sticker. The fun is just beginning as the whole family participates in the Zoo-wide scavenger hunt. Follow the clues to discover several Zoo mothers and interesting animal facts along the way. For example, did you know that a mother elephant carries her calf for 22 months? Once you finish the exciting hunt, stop over at the White River Gardens Gift shop to receive a special gift! Mother’s Day weekend activities are free for Zoo members and included with regular Zoo admission.

Location: Indianapolis Zoo in White River State Park 1200 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN 46222

Time: May 11th and May 12th during Zoo hours

For more info, visit: https://www.visitindy.com/indianapolis-mothers-day-weekend-zoo

#7 – Indianapolis 500

The speed. The excitement. The pageantry. The tradition. The Indianapolis 500 – there’s nothing else quite like it. Get set for more magic moments and memories at “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.” Is it May yet?

Lcoation: Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Time: May 26th at 12:19pm

For more info, visit: https://www.indianapolismotorspeedway.com/events/indy500

Spring Is In The Air 

It may be early in the year, but we can guarantee there are people out there already planning their spring break vacations and bucket lists. Regardless if you are a food lover, music lover, art lover, or race fan, there is an event in Indianapolis, IN just waiting for you.

But one thing that usually doesn’t come to mind is the after party cleanup. When all these events are over, someone has to pick up the trash. At Economy Dumpster, we have roll off dumpsters in many sizes to fit every size mess. We will drop off and pick up so you can get back to having fun. Call us to schedule your dumpster rental today!