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Broad Ripple Village - Various Locations

Bring your family to Broad Ripple to celebrate the holidays! BROAD RIPPLE Lights Up! presented by Bright House Networks offers free, family-friendly fun for the holidays!

On Saturday, December 14, enjoy the BROAD RIPPLE Lights Up! festival, featuring a Kids’ Wonderland activity village, live entertainment, Indianapolis’ only twilight holiday parade, and holiday light display at the fire station!


2:00-5:00 p.m. – Visits with Santa Claus, children’s activities, and live entertainment* at the firehouse at Westfield Blvd. and Guilford Ave. Sponsored by Fire By the Monon.

5:30 p.m. – A twilight parade through the heart of the Village. Sponsored by Brothers Bar & Grill.

6:00 p.m. Santa Claus arrives at the firehouse. The firehouse light display, including a 21-ft tree, is lit courtesy of Howald Heating Air and Plumbing.

* Please find a list of our live entertainment and activities below.

Live Entertainment:
Center for Inquiry #84 Middle School Choir
Christian Youth Theater
David Ackerman,
Gamblin’ Christmas
Gambold Prep Magnet High School
Radiate Church Family XP
Rhythmic Gymnastics of Indiana

Decorate Holiday Cookies courtesy of Bright House Networks
Decorate Ceramic Ornaments courtesy of Ceramic Dreams
Write a Letter to the North Pole courtesy of Fire By The Monon
Storytelling, Songs, and Finger Plays courtesy of Glendale Public Library
Tours of the Firehouse courtesy of Indianapolis Fire Department, Station #32
Sensory Bin and Stamping Activity courtesy of Meridian Street Preschool Cooperative
Meet Santa
Sit in Santa’s Sleigh
Jewelry-making Activity
Costume Frame Activity courtesy of Nexus Academy
Face-painting courtesy of Pogues Run Paints and Painted Faces
Popsicle Stick Craft courtesy of Radiate Church
Holiday Costume Book courtesy of World Next Door

All month long – December 1 through 31 – you can download the Neighborhood Tour of Lights map and do a self-guided tour of holiday displays in Broad Ripple. Download map 
here. Download list of participating locations here.