Broad Ripple Park – Indy Parks and Recreation

Broad Ripple Park – Indy Parks and Recreation

Broad Ripple Park - Indy Parks and Recreation 1550 Broad Ripple Ave Indianapolis, Indiana 46220

Broad Ripple Park (est. 1946) borders the White River and has a rich history in the community.

The park offers a wide variety of programs and activities for all ages. Programs are generally fee-based, and registration is usually required.

 


Upcoming Events at Broad Ripple Park – Indy Parks and Recreation


Past Events at Broad Ripple Park – Indy Parks and Recreation

Jul

18

Sat
Sat, Jul 18, 2020 9:00 AM - Sat, Jul 18, 2020 10:00 AM @ Broad Ripple Park - Indy Parks and Recreation

Donation based guided and silent Meditation practice to start the calm beautiful Saturday morning off right. We will meet in the very large open Northwestern field close to the river.

If Meditation is calling to you we would love your energy there. We all are made stronger in our practice together and your energy and life is valuable and very welcomed

Tags: Guided Silent Meditation, nature, Broad Ripple Park

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Feb

25

Tue
Tue, Feb 25, 2020 2:00 PM - Tue, Feb 25, 2020 3:00 PM @ Broad Ripple Park - Indy Parks and Recreation

With the Winter Night Skies so clear, we will take advantage of that and learn a bit about the Phases of the Moon and start planning a Moon Garden!

Tags: moon phases, gardening, agriculture

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Aug

11

Sun
Sun, Aug 11, 2019 12:00 PM - Sun, Aug 11, 2019 7:00 PM @ Broad Ripple Park - Indy Parks and Recreation

Join us as we celebrate Broad Ripple with a four-day festival, August 8-11, in Broad Ripple Park. The event features carnival rides and games, food and drink, a craft beer and wine garden, food trucks, live entertainment and community booths. A history exhibit featuring Broad Ripple High School memorabilia will be on display. Saturday will feature an artisan and vintage market. Check out the entire schedule and more at www.broadrippleindy.org.

Hours:
Thurs. August 8, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Fri. August 9, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Sat. August 10, 12 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Sun. August 11, 12 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Admission to the Carnival is FREE!
There is a cost to ride carnival rides, play carnival games, and to purchase food and drink. All sales are final.

Cost for rides:
Tickets… $1.50/each
Rides are 1-2 tickets
Wristbands for unlimited rides also available!

FRIDAY EVENT SCHEDULE
• Carnival Rides & Games, presented by Hope Plumbing
• Craft Beer & Wine Garden, presented by Average Joe’s Sports Pub
• Food Trucks
• DJ Music
• History Exhibit featuring Broad Ripple High School memorabilia, courtesy of Broad Ripple Gazette, IPS and BRVA
• Community Booths
• Face Painting

SPECIAL EVENT
Friday, 7 pm to 9 pm
•Decades by Rock Lobster’s DJ Rob Sabatini

PARKING
– Event attendees are encouraged to walk or bike to the event.
There is NO Carnival parking in the park except for handicap patrons. Event attendees should park in the neighborhood surrounding the park. There is a limited number of spaces at Broad Ripple Park reserved for handicap patrons and users of the Dog Park, Family Center and Boat Ramp. All other vehicular traffic and parking will be restricted.

The Broad Ripple Carnival is brought you by Title Sponsor Elizabeth Marshall – State Farm Agent in collaboration with Midway Sponsor Hope Plumbing, Dog Walk Sponsor St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Presenting Sponsors Average Joe’s Sports Pub, Broad Ripple Magazine, Indy Parks and Recreation, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, and The Vogue Theatre and Supporting sponsors David Electric Service, Indianapolis Art Center, Main Event and Topgolf.

Tags: Broad Ripple Carnival, Broad Ripple Park, Kid-Friendly

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Aug

10

Sat
Sat, Aug 10, 2019 12:00 PM - Sat, Aug 10, 2019 9:00 PM @ Broad Ripple Park - Indy Parks and Recreation

Join us as we celebrate Broad Ripple with a four-day festival, August 8-11, in Broad Ripple Park. The event features carnival rides and games, food and drink, a craft beer and wine garden, food trucks, live entertainment and community booths. A history exhibit featuring Broad Ripple High School memorabilia will be on display. Saturday will feature an artisan and vintage market. Check out the entire schedule and more at www.broadrippleindy.org.

Hours:
Thurs. August 8, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Fri. August 9, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Sat. August 10, 12 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Sun. August 11, 12 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Admission to the Carnival is FREE!
There is a cost to ride carnival rides, play carnival games, and to purchase food and drink. All sales are final.

Cost for rides:
Tickets… $1.50/each
Rides are 1-2 tickets
Wristbands for unlimited rides also available!

FRIDAY EVENT SCHEDULE
• Carnival Rides & Games, presented by Hope Plumbing
• Craft Beer & Wine Garden, presented by Average Joe’s Sports Pub
• Food Trucks
• DJ Music
• History Exhibit featuring Broad Ripple High School memorabilia, courtesy of Broad Ripple Gazette, IPS and BRVA
• Community Booths
• Face Painting

SPECIAL EVENT
Friday, 7 pm to 9 pm
•Decades by Rock Lobster’s DJ Rob Sabatini

PARKING
– Event attendees are encouraged to walk or bike to the event.
There is NO Carnival parking in the park except for handicap patrons. Event attendees should park in the neighborhood surrounding the park. There is a limited number of spaces at Broad Ripple Park reserved for handicap patrons and users of the Dog Park, Family Center and Boat Ramp. All other vehicular traffic and parking will be restricted.

The Broad Ripple Carnival is brought you by Title Sponsor Elizabeth Marshall – State Farm Agent in collaboration with Midway Sponsor Hope Plumbing, Dog Walk Sponsor St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Presenting Sponsors Average Joe’s Sports Pub, Broad Ripple Magazine, Indy Parks and Recreation, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, and The Vogue Theatre and Supporting sponsors David Electric Service, Indianapolis Art Center, Main Event and Topgolf.

Tags: Broad Ripple Carnival, Broad Ripple Park, Kid-Friendly

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Aug

09

Fri
Fri, Aug 09, 2019 5:00 PM - Fri, Aug 09, 2019 9:00 PM @ Broad Ripple Park - Indy Parks and Recreation

Join us as we celebrate Broad Ripple with a four-day festival, August 8-11, in Broad Ripple Park. The event features carnival rides and games, food and drink, a craft beer and wine garden, food trucks, live entertainment and community booths. A history exhibit featuring Broad Ripple High School memorabilia will be on display. Saturday will feature an artisan and vintage market. Check out the entire schedule and more at www.broadrippleindy.org.

Hours:
Thurs. August 8, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Fri. August 9, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Sat. August 10, 12 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Sun. August 11, 12 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Admission to the Carnival is FREE!
There is a cost to ride carnival rides, play carnival games, and to purchase food and drink. All sales are final.

Cost for rides:
Tickets… $1.50/each
Rides are 1-2 tickets
Wristbands for unlimited rides also available!

FRIDAY EVENT SCHEDULE
• Carnival Rides & Games, presented by Hope Plumbing
• Craft Beer & Wine Garden, presented by Average Joe’s Sports Pub
• Food Trucks
• DJ Music
• History Exhibit featuring Broad Ripple High School memorabilia, courtesy of Broad Ripple Gazette, IPS and BRVA
• Community Booths
• Face Painting

SPECIAL EVENT
Friday, 7 pm to 9 pm
• Decades by Rock Lobster’s DJ Rob Sabatini

PARKING
– Event attendees are encouraged to walk or bike to the event.
There is NO Carnival parking in the park except for handicap patrons. Event attendees should park in the neighborhood surrounding the park. There is a limited number of spaces at Broad Ripple Park reserved for handicap patrons and users of the Dog Park, Family Center and Boat Ramp. All other vehicular traffic and parking will be restricted.

The Broad Ripple Carnival is brought you by Title Sponsor Elizabeth Marshall – State Farm Agent in collaboration with Midway Sponsor Hope Plumbing, Dog Walk Sponsor St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Presenting Sponsors Average Joe’s Sports Pub, Broad Ripple Magazine, Indy Parks and Recreation, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, and The Vogue Theatre and Supporting sponsors David Electric Service, Indianapolis Art Center, Main Event and Topgolf.

Tags: Broad Ripple Carnival, Broad Ripple Park, Kid-Friendly

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Aug

02

Fri
Fri, Aug 02, 2019 7:00 PM - Fri, Aug 02, 2019 8:30 PM @ Broad Ripple Park - Indy Parks and Recreation

Indy Parks presents the Original Music Concert Series at Broad Ripple Park. Bring a seat, your friends and family, and join us for some music in the park! The concert is free and begins at 7pm.

Learn more about Sarah Grain & the Billions of Stars here:
https://www.sarahgrain.com/

Tags: Sarah Grain & the Billions of Stars, Live Music, Free, Broad Ripple Park

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Aug

12

Sun
Sun, Aug 12, 2018 12:00 PM - Sun, Aug 12, 2018 7:00 PM @ Broad Ripple Park - Indy Parks and Recreation

Join us as we celebrate the history of Broad Ripple with a four-day festival, August 9-12, in Broad Ripple Park (1550 Broad Ripple Ave.). The event features carnival rides and games, food and drink, a craft beer garden, live entertainment and community booths. A history exhibit provided by Broad Ripple Gazette will be on display and Saturday will feature an artisan and vintage market. Also join us on Sunday for the Hoods and Hops Car Show.

In the early 1900’s Broad Ripple Park was home to a premier amusement park complete with roller coaster, log ride, bumper cars, beach, petting zoo, carnival games and more!

Broad Ripple Carnival is brought to you by State Farm – Elizabeth Marshall. Full details at www.broadripplecarnival.org.

Sunday, August 12, 2018

12 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Carnival Rides and Food

Craft Beer Garden, presented by Average Joe’s Sports Pub

Food Trucks

History Exhibit, courtesy of Broad Ripple Gazette and BRVA

Community Booths

Face Painting

12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Hoods and Hops Car Show, presented by Broad Ripple Brewpub

1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Kids Craft Area, presented by Indianapolis Art Center

1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Live Music: The Roundups

3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Live Music: Studio 3 Music Academy

Tags: Broad Ripple, Carnival, Games, Rides, Broad Ripple Park

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Aug

11

Sat
Sat, Aug 11, 2018 12:00 PM - Sat, Aug 11, 2018 9:00 PM @ Broad Ripple Park - Indy Parks and Recreation

Join us as we celebrate the history of Broad Ripple with a four-day festival, August 9-12, in Broad Ripple Park (1550 Broad Ripple Ave.). The event features carnival rides and games, food and drink, a craft beer garden, live entertainment and community booths. A history exhibit provided by Broad Ripple Gazette will be on display and Saturday will feature an artisan and vintage market. Also join us on Sunday for the Hoods and Hops Car Show.In the early 1900’s Broad Ripple Park was home to a premier amusement park complete with roller coaster, log ride, bumper cars, beach, petting zoo, carnival games and more!Broad Ripple Carnival is brought to you by State Farm – Elizabeth Marshall. Full details at www.broadripplecarnival.org.

Saturday, August 11, 2018

12 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Artisan and Vintage Market, courtesy of Indy Urban Flea

Carnival Rides and Food

Craft Beer Garden, presented by Average Joe’s Sports Pub

Food Trucks

History Exhibit, courtesy of Broad Ripple Gazette​ and BRVA

Community Booths

Face Painting

​1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Live Music: Scotty Randolph

3 p.m.

Yoga with Embarque Yoga

4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Live Music: Steve Kenan

7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Live Music: Turtle Fish

Electronic Funk R&B Blues

Tags: Broad Ripple, Carnival, Games, Rides, Broad Ripple Park

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Aug

10

Fri
Fri, Aug 10, 2018 5:00 PM - Fri, Aug 10, 2018 9:00 PM @ Broad Ripple Park - Indy Parks and Recreation

Join us as we celebrate the history of Broad Ripple with a four-day festival, August 9-12, in Broad Ripple Park (1550 Broad Ripple Ave.). The event features carnival rides and games, food and drink, a craft beer garden, live entertainment and community booths. A history exhibit provided by Broad Ripple Gazette will be on display and Saturday will feature an artisan and vintage market. Also join us on Sunday for the Hoods and Hops Car Show.

In the early 1900’s Broad Ripple Park was home to a premier amusement park complete with roller coaster, log ride, bumper cars, beach, petting zoo, carnival games and more!

Broad Ripple Carnival is brought to you by State Farm – Elizabeth Marshall. Full details at www.broadripplecarnival.org.

Friday, August 10, 2018

Dogs and dog lovers, this night is for you! Several pet supply vendors will be onsite with goodies and treats. Check out the K9 obstacle course and the onsite adoption group.

​5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Carnival Rides and Food

Craft Beer Garden, presented by Average Joe’s Sports Pub

Food Trucks

History Exhibit, courtesy of Broad Ripple Gazette​ and BRVA

Community Booths

Face Painting

​6 p.m.
Dog walk to the Park

Join our Dog Walk! Meet at Broad Ripple United Methodist Church (6185 Guilford Avenue) and walk to the park with us. The route is 1-mile and will take approximately 20 minutes.

6:30 p.m.
Live Music: Tad Robinson Band, Presented by IndyParks

Tags: Broad Ripple, Carnival, Games, Rides, Broad Ripple Park

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Aug

09

Thu
Thu, Aug 09, 2018 6:00 PM - Thu, Aug 09, 2018 9:00 PM @ Broad Ripple Park - Indy Parks and Recreation

Join us as we celebrate the history of Broad Ripple with a four-day festival, August 9-12, in Broad Ripple Park (1550 Broad Ripple Ave.). The event features carnival rides and games, food and drink, a craft beer garden, live entertainment and community booths. A history exhibit provided by Broad Ripple Gazette will be on display and Saturday will feature an artisan and vintage market. Also join us on Sunday for the Hoods and Hops Car Show.

In the early 1900’s Broad Ripple Park was home to a premier amusement park complete with roller coaster, log ride, bumper cars, beach, petting zoo, carnival games and more!

Broad Ripple Carnival is brought to you by State Farm – Elizabeth Marshall. Full details at www.broadripplecarnival.org.

Thursday, August 9, 2018

​ 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Carnival Rides and Food

Craft Beer Garden, presented by Average Joe’s Sport Pub

Food Trucks

History Exhibit, courtesy of Broad Ripple Gazette​ and BRVA

Community Booths

Tags: Broad Ripple, Carnival, Games, Rides, Broad Ripple Park

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Jul

29

Sun
Sun, Jul 29, 2018 12:00 PM - Sun, Jul 29, 2018 5:00 PM @ Broad Ripple Park - Indy Parks and Recreation

Where: Broad Ripple Park – Indy Parks and Recreation Broad Ripple Park – Indy Parks and Recreation 1550 Broad Ripple Ave Indianapolis, Indiana 46220

JOIN US for the fourth annual KIDS ROCK THE PARK Festival at Broad Ripple Park on Sunday, July 29th. Hosted by Girls Rock! Indianapolis, this all-ages day of fun helps support music education and empowerment for girls (including female-identified and trans youth).

The festival will occur from 12pm to 5pm and features a full day of activities for the whole family – live music, a midway of games, food trucks, bounces houses and more.

ADMISSION: $5 per person (4 years and younger are free!)
All profits will go to Girls Rock! Indy to support their camp and programming.

FEATURING:
• LIVE MUSIC FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY
• BOUNCE HOUSES
​• FOOD TRUCKS
​• MUSICAL PETTING ZOO
* FACE PAINTING
​• ARTS & CRAFTS
• INTERACTIVE EXHIBITS DESIGNED BY: IndyGo, White Pine Wilderness Academy, & Indianapolis Fire Department
• KIDS DAY MIDWAY – GAMES & PRIZES FROM : Newfields, Indy CD & Vinyl, Just Pop In!, Butler Toyota of Indianapolis, Village Montessori School, Broad Ripple Village Association, PRN Graphics, Nicey Treat, Calliope Sno-balls, Homespun: Modern Handmade, Czarkowski Pediatric Dentistry, Kolman Dental, P.C., Indianapolis Police Department, Indianapolis Fire Department, Lemonade Day Indianapolis & more!

More details to come.
#kidsrockthepark18

More information:
https://www.girlsrockindy.org/rockthepark

ABOUT GIRLS ROCK! INDIANAPOLIS:
Girls Rock! Indianapolis is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit that hosts a summer day camp for girls (including female-identified and trans youth) ages 9-16 years old, teaching them positive self-esteem and self-expression through music education and mentoring. For more information please visit girlsrockindy.org.

Can’t make it to the event, but want to support Girls Rock? Please make a donation online at: girlsrockindy.org/donate

Tags: Girls Rock Indy, Broad Ripple Park, Fundraiser

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Jun

15

Fri
Fri, Jun 15, 2018 7:00 PM - Fri, Jun 15, 2018 8:00 PM @ Broad Ripple Park - Indy Parks and Recreation

A Traveling Troupe of professional actors will perform the inevitable, classic story of Macbeth-for free! Kids & adults of all ages will enjoy the one-hour cautionary tale, followed by an informal chat with the audience. Join Indy Shakespeare’s new Traveling Troupe of exciting actors for a live, thrilling play!

Bring a lawn chair and a picnic. Registration is not required.

Tags: Macbeth, Shakespeare

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