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New Years Day Family Activities

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New Years Day Family Activities

Hello. Our large family is hoping to gather in Indianapolis for New Years Eve and New Years Day. I'm wondering what activities might be open and available on New Years day that would interest kids and adults. Thank you for any suggestions!

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1. Re: New Years Day Family Activities

Don't have any specific ideas/suggestions and, unfortunately, don't have time to think/consider/research any at this time (I'll try to do so sometime soon).

That said, you might want to check out the Children's Museum to see if they have any sort of special events. It's a world class museum that should hold the interest of both the children and the adults.

Lastly, you might include a little bit more information to help us narrow suggestions. What are the ages of the children? Do either the children or adults have any particular likes/dislikes? What area of town are you staying in? Are you actually looking for something that will be going on at midnight? (And any similar information would be helpful.)

As I always say, more information will be you more & better suggestions.

Sorry I couldn't be more helpful at this time,


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2. Re: New Years Day Family Activities

HLO had a fantastic recommendation - Indianapolis Childrens Museum. There is something there for everybody. You might check out Conner Prarie. There may not be much going on right now, but they do have a gingerbread village. If you are basketball fans, the Butler Bulldogs are playing Valpo at 2 pm on New Years Day at the historic Hinkle Fieldhouse. The students will be on semester break, so it may be a good time to get tickets to see a great game at an awe-inspiring venue. You might want to call the athletic department to check on ticket prices.

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3. Re: New Years Day Family Activities

A couple of other ideas for your family - Ice skating at the Pan Am plaza is open on New Year's Day. Jillian's (an arcade/bowling alley/pool hall/restaurant) and the IMAX at the Indiana State Museum are also a lot of fun for kids of all ages.

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