Spring is right around the corner, and the City of Fishers and Fishers Parks are gearing up for a season of outdoor adventures, sustainability initiatives, and favorite community traditions. The spring event and programming lineup includes:
Fishers AgriPark Farm Share ProgramRegistration closes Friday, March 25 The Fishers AgriPark Farm Share is a 15-week subscription program featuring fresh fruits and vegetables grown at the Fishers AgriPark (11171 Florida Road). Participants will receive a box of fresh produce weekly, June through September. Farm Shares are limited to one per household, and 50 recipients will be selected through a lottery process in late March. Register for the lottery at playfishers.com/FarmShare.
National Vietnam War Veterans DayTuesday, March 29 / 10-11 a.m. / Nickel Plate District Amphitheater The City of Fishers, a proud Commemorative Partner of the Vietnam War Commemoration, and the Fishers Armed Services Commission will celebrate National Vietnam War Veterans Day with a free, public ceremony at the Nickel Plate District Amphitheater (6 Municipal Drive). The program will honor veterans and their families who served during the Vietnam War period and will include a Vietnam Veterans lapel pin presentation. In the event of severe weather, the event will be moved indoors to the Fishers YMCA (9012 E. 126th Street). The event will also be live streamed on the Fishers Magazine Facebook page. Learn more at thisisfishers.com/FishersHonors.
Keep Fishers Beautiful Throughout April / Locations vary Keep Fishers Beautiful brings together residents, homeowner’s associations, local businesses, and organizations to support the vibrancy of the Fishers community. Residents are invited to help to Keep Fishers Beautiful during April Sustainability Month through volunteer opportunities throughout Fishers, including tree planting at the Fishers AgriPark during Arbor Day, removing invasive plants at Ritchey Woods Nature Preserve, and more. The community can also join the celebration online with blog posts featuring community volunteers and sustainability tips. Learn more at thisisfishers.com/KFB.
Spring Formal Saturday, April 23, 6-8 p.m. / Maker Playground at Hub & Spoke Adults and children ages 7 to 12 are invited to enjoy a night of fun with dancing, a themed photo booth, light refreshments, and more activities at this semi-formal event. Registration is $25 per person. A parent or guardian must attend with the child(ren). Register at playfishers.com/SpringFormal.
Fishers AgriPark OpeningOpens for the season Tuesday, May 3 / Fishers AgriParkA 33-acre urban farm and one of the city’s most unique assets, the Fishers AgriPark (11171 Florida Road) is one of the nation’s largest urban farms and pays homage to Fishers’ agricultural roots. Every year, May through October, residents are invited to the AgriPark for u-pick opportunities in the public fields and gardens, animal encounters, and special programming. Learn more at playfishers.com/AgriPark. Fishers Farmers’ MarketsMarket at NPD AMP: Saturdays, May 7 – September 24 | 8 a.m. – noon | Nickel Plate District Amphitheater Market at Saxony: Wednesdays, June 1 – September 28 | 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. | 13578 E. 131st Street Rated one of the top farmers’ markets in the region, the Fishers Farmers’ Market showcases vendors from Central Indiana that offer fresh produce, baked goods, honey, specialty food items, meats, coffee, plants, and more. Learn more at playfishers.com/FarmersMarket. Touch-a-TruckTuesday, May 17 | 4:30 - 7 p.m. | Nickel Plate District Amphitheater In honor of National Public Works Week, the community is invited to check out the City of Fishers’ fleet of big rigs, including a firetruck, snowplow, police car, and more! Learn more at thisisfishers.com/TouchaTruck.
Nickel Plate Trail OpeningMay / Details coming soonThe City will unveil the downtown portion of the Nickel Plate Trail, including the pedestrian tunnel beneath 116th Street, with a special opening celebration in May. Stay tuned to playfishers.com/NickelPlateTrail for details.
Memorial Day CeremonyMonday, May 30 | 10 a.m. | Central GreenThe City of Fishers and the Fishers Armed Services Commission invites the community to honor the service men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. Learn more at thisisfishers.com/FishersHonors.