New Year’s Day Brunch and Events

New Year’s Day Brunch and Events

Sleep in and enjoy these Greater Lafayette, IN brunch options or get out and get moving at one of the events available on New Year’s Day! Greater Lafayette, IN options: Le Peep (West Lafayette, IN) Another Broken Egg Cafe (West Lafayette, IN) Christo’s New City Grill (Lafayette and West Lafayette, IN) Indy: Fogo De Chao Brazilian Steakhouse (Downtown, Indianapolis, IN): Open from 11:00 A.M. – 9:00 P.M. Events: First Day Hike Prophetstown State Park1:00 – 3:00 P.M. “Join us at the Prairie View Picnic area for the annual First Day Hike! This year, we will embark on a two mile round-trip hike on the paved bike trail. At the end of the hike, join us for hot chocolate and apple cider by the fire. Please dress for the weather. Free gate admission and refreshments.” Great United Skates Family Skate and Late Skate Great United Skates Family Skate: 11:30 A.M. – 4:30 P.M | $7 AdmissionLate Skate: 7:30 – 11:00 P.M. | $10 Admission New Year’s Day Power 75 Be Moved Power Yoga12:00 – 1:15 P.M. “Power 75 – Go a little deeper into the Journey Into Power sequence. Students flow from pose to pose, utilizing the principles of alignment, personal awareness and breath. Have FUN in this powerful practice. This is a heated all levels class with the expectation students modify and make the practice their own. Expect to be transformed!” Other New Year’s Day Options  All Lafayette and West Lafayette movie theaters are open on New Year’s Day. If you’d like to check out movie showings, click here! At home there are plenty of things to do as a...
New Year’s Eve in Greater Lafayette, IN

New Year’s Eve in Greater Lafayette, IN

Greater Lafayette, IN has something for everyone this New Year’s Eve! Check out this list to get your plans started. Adults only: Teays River Brewing and Public House NYE Party Teays River Brewing and Public House8:00 P.M. – Midnight “Each ticket comes with two free drinks & the champagne toast! This also includes all the food you can eat at our appetizer buffet, dinner buffet, dessert buffet, and meat carving station! There will be door prizes, contests, games and a DJ to dance your heart out! $70/ticket.” Great United Skates NYE Party Great United Skates7:30 P.M. – 12:15 A.M. Admission is $15/person, but there is no skate rental fee! Come ring in the 2023 with a fun night of roller skating! Late Night NYE Celebration Mike Aulby’s Arrowhead Bowling 10:00 P.M. – midnight “Three hours of lights, music, and fun at our late night cosmic bowl! 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Price includes 3 hours of unlimited bowling, rental shoes, pizza style food buffet, soft drinks, party favors, door prizes, and more!” For the family: Faith NYE Spectacular Faith East, Faith West, and Northend Community Center5:00 – 8:00 P.M. Enjoy some spectacular fun at all 3 separate locations. From bounce houses to open play at the Play Space (Northend) and Oasis Park (Faith East), you’ll have a blast with your families here at this NYE party! Click here for information at each location. Legacy Basketball Academy New Year’s Eve Basketball Camp Legacy Courts9:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M. “Join us on New Year’s Eve from 9am to 3pm for some basketball fun!  The Legacy Basketball Academy staff...
Indianapolis Christmas Events

Indianapolis Christmas Events

Are you down for a little, day adventure? Greater Lafayette has a ton of fun ways to celebrate Christmas in a special way, but with a relatively short drive to Indianapolis, you can build unique, extra-special memories with the people around you. We’ve mentioned here a few of the main to-do’s we recommend! Be sure to check these out. Carmel Christkindlmarkt (Carmel, IN): Open from November 19 – December 30, 2022. “The Carmel Christkindlmarkt is bringing the charm of a long standing European tradition to the heart of Carmel, Indiana. The Christmas market tradition stretches back to Saxony, Germany during the middles ages. Over the centuries, the joys of the traditional Christmas markets spread from town to town, and around the world! Christkindlmarkt is the German name for the traditional Christmas market, literally translated as ‘Christ child market.’” Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: Closed Thursday: 4:00 – 9:00 P.M. Friday, Saturday, Sunday: Noon – 9:00 P.M. Christmas at the Zoo (Indianapolis Zoo; Indianapolis, IN): Enjoy Christmas at the Zoo with your family! The entire zoo decks its halls with lights galore! Don’t miss the shop set up to visit Santa and Mrs. Claus or to see a real reindeer! Open from NOV 19 – DEC 30 5:00 – 9:00 P.M. everyday and open until 10:00 P.M. Friday & Saturday. Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Winterlights at Newfields (Newfields at the Indianapolis Museum of Art; Indianapolis, IN): A beautiful sight to behold! Newfields outdoes itself with 1.5 million lights dancing around the Eli Lily house grounds. This year they’re also offering special glasses that turn everything into a shimmering snowflake! November 20th – January 8th, 2020 from 5:00...
Indianapolis Christmas Light Displays

Indianapolis Christmas Light Displays

Greater Lafayette has a noteworthy selection of Christmas lights to see, but as always, we have to mention these treasures found in our state’s capital city. At just about an hour’s drive from our area, these events and specialties are worth a day trip for lasting family memories. Visit Indy does a spectacular job putting together an extended, detailed list for you to plan your holiday adventure. Click here to view it! Indianapolis Christmas Light Displays Circle of Lights (Downtown Indianapolis, IN): Downtown lights will be on display November 25 to January 13, 2022. We recommend you make it a night on the town in Downtown Indianapolis! Christmas Nights of Lights (Indiana State Fairgrounds; Indianapolis, IN): Reservation now required! “Christmas Nights of Lights for a 2-mile car ride through more than 1 million lights synchronized to traditional and newer Christmas music played through your car stereo. This dazzling light display will be open daily from 5:30 – 10 P.M., Nov. 11 through Jan. 1.” A Merry Prairie Holiday (Fishers, IN): Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday through December 18 from 5:30 – 9:30 P.M. “Join us for Central Indiana’s most beloved holiday festival and make the season magical at A Merry Prairie Holiday. Across acres to explore, surround yourself amongst thousands of lights and capture that perfect moment. There is something for everyone to enjoy this year.” Christmas at the Zoo (Indianapolis Zoo; Indianapolis, IN): Evenings through December 30, 2022. Enjoy Christmas at the Zoo with your family! The entire zoo decks its halls with lights galore! Don’t miss the shop set up to visit Santa and Mrs. Claus or to see a real reindeer! Winterlights at...
Greater Lafayette Christmas Lights

Greater Lafayette Christmas Lights

Greater Lafayette, IN has a handful of Christmas Light displays that’ll spur on Christmas spirit. Here’s a cheat sheet to the perfect spots to check out in Greater Lafayette throughout the season! Merry Christmas from the Romanski Group! Holiday Festival of Lights at TPA Park (Frankfort, IN): A CROWD FAVORITE! Over 1 million lights on 89 acres with music and more.  Open every day until January 1st, 2023 from 6:00 – 9:00 P.M. Santa will be at the TPA Park during open hours from December 7th until Christmas Eve. Stop by the concession stand for a bowl of soup or a cup of coffee daily from 5pm to 9pm. The Alexander Lights (Mulbery, IN): This is a personal home decorated with thousands of lights dancing to music! Lights are on every night all night long from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day. Music broadcasts on 107.3. According to the Facebook page, here’s this year’s show order: “Shout for Joy” from Disney’s Candlelight Processional “Little Drummer Boy” by For King and Country “Carol of the Bells” by Pentatonix “I Saw Three Ships” by Blackmore’s Night “Reflections of Earth/We Go On”, music from Walt Disney World’s Epcot laser, lights and fireworks show “Let It Go” from Disney’s Frozen “Wizards in Winter” by Trans Siberian Orchestra Our Holiday Light Show (Avalon Bluff; Lafayette, IN): Starting December 3, 2022 at 6:00 P.M.! This is a personal home with a very entertaining light display! Click here to view their website. Monday through Thursday, 6- 9 PM Friday- Sunday, 6- 930 PM. Delp’s Family Christmas (Covington, IN): Open from 6:00 – 10:00 P.M. on Sunday – Thursday and 6:00 – 11:00 P.M. on Friday and...