The holiday season kicks off this week in Fishers, featuring beloved seasonal traditions and festive family fun.
Celebrate the magic of the season at Fishers Parks’ new holiday light display along the downtown portion of the Nickel Plate Trail, knock out your holiday shopping while supporting local during the Shop Fishers: Holiday Series, create handmade gifts at the Fishers Maker Playground, and get a behind-the-scenes look at the new Geist Waterfront Park.
The seasonal lineup includes:
Geist Waterfront Park Preview Night Saturday, November 19 4 - 6 p.m. Geist Waterfront Park (10811 Olio Road) Free, but registration required
Get a sneak peek of Fishers’ newest park set to open in Spring 2023 while enjoying food trucks, games and activities from Fishers Parks, music, and more! Registration is required for this free event, and carpooling, ride sharing, walking and biking to the park are encouraged due to limited parking.
Fishers World Cup Watch Parties Friday, November 25: USA vs. England at 2 p.m. Tuesday, November 29: USA vs. Iran at 2 p.m.Nickel Plate District Amphitheater (6 Municipal Drive, Fishers)Free
Cheer on the U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team during the World Cup with free watch parties on the big screen at the Nickel Plate District Amphitheater. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy food from onsite vendors during the games. The first 50 fans will receive a free, limited-edition City of Fishers USA scarf. No registration is required for this free event. Learn more at thisisfishers.com/WorldCup.
Fishers Carpool Cinema Friday, November 25Cool Runnings: 6 p.m., Elf: 7:30 p.m.Holland Park (1 Park Drive, Fishers)Registration required, $3 per car
Start a new Thanksgiving weekend tradition with Carpool Cinema at Holland Park on Friday, November 25, featuring a winter movie doubleheader of Cool Runnings and Elf. Registration is $3 per car and is limited to the first 50 cars. Register here.
Santa's Mailbox Friday, November 25 – Friday, December 16 Nickel Plate Trail (near the 116th Street intersection at the swings) and Fishers Parks HQ (8100 E. 106th Street, Fishers, east entrance) Free Drop off your letters to Santa in the special mailboxes located on the Nickel Plate Trail and Fishers Parks HQ. Include your address and you’ll receive a reply from St. Nick! Can't drop off in person? Email Santa through Friday, December 23 at email@example.com. Learn more here.
Shop Fishers: Holiday Series Saturday, November 26 – Saturday, December 31Throughout FishersFree
Support Fishers’ homegrown small businesses during the Shop Fishers: Holiday Series, beginning on Small Business Saturday, November 26 and running through December 31. Get a jump start on your holiday shopping and take advantage of special deals and promotions at nearly 70 local businesses around Fishers, including boutiques, restaurants, fitness centers, spas, and more! Get the full list of deals at ThisIsFishers.com/ShopFishers.
Shop Fishers: Giving TuesdayTuesday, November 29Throughout FishersFree
For the second year, a Giving Tuesday event will be held in conjunction with the Shop Fishers celebration on Tuesday, November 29. Several Shop Fishers businesses have partnered with local nonprofits that serve the Fishers community to give back during the global day of giving. Get the full list of deals at ThisisFishers.com/GivingTuesday.
NPT Night Lights presented by Centier Bank Free holiday light display open daily in DecemberDowntown portion of the Nickel Plate Trail (near 116th Street intersection) Food trucks and music: December 2, 3, 9, & 10 | 6 – 8 p.m.
Fishers Parks lights up the night on the Nickel Plate Trail! Through the month of December, enjoy a new, free light display along the downtown portion of the Nickel Plate Trail. Enjoy live music and food trucks on December 2, 3, 9 and 10. Learn more here.
Holiday Lights Map Through December 31 Throughout FishersFree
Looking for the best holiday light displays around Fishers? Grab some hot cocoa and hop in the car to enjoy the festive displays from fellow residents using the digital Fishers Holiday Lights Map, which will debut later this month. Is your house decked out for the holidays? Help spread holiday cheer and show off your display by adding your house to the map. Learn more at ThisIsFishers.com/FishersLights.
Fishers Maker Playground Holiday Art Classes & WorkshopsVarious dates and timesFishers Maker Playground (8100 E. 106th Street, Fishers)Registration required, various prices
Get creative by making your own holiday gifts in workshops and classes for eco-dying, ornament and custom card making, macra-weave and more. Register online at fishersmpg.com.
StorywalkNovember: Cyntheanne Park (12383 Cyntheanne Road, Fishers)December: Holland Park (1 Park Drive, Fishers) Free
This season, Fishers Parks’ self-guided Storywalk hike features Bear Says Thanks by Karma Wilson in November and When the Snow Is Deeper Than My Boots Are Tall in December. Visit playfishers.com/Storywalk for more info.