August in Indy: Fun Things To Do

August 1, 2018


Ah, August. One of the most beautiful months of the year. Out of the rains of May and June, and the oppressive heat of July comes the pleasantly warm, breezy blue sky daze that is the month of August.

Like the amiable weather, Indianapolis has no shortage of fun things to do this month. Here’s a quick rundown of everything to look forward to in August in Indy!


August 2nd thru August 5th – Gen Con

What: Gaming’s biggest four days are almost here! Grab your favorite nerd friends and enjoy four days of exhibitions, contests, and cosplays.

Where: Indianapolis Convention Center


August 2nd – Phillip Phillips at The Vogue

What: The 2012 Idol Winner is back and better than ever, performing right in the heart of Broad Ripple.

Where: The Vogue, Broad Ripple.


August 7th thru August 9th – Lehigh Valley IronPigs vs. Indianapolis Indians

What: Three days of great baseball in the heart of Indianapolis, complete with great beer prices and cheap tickets. What’s not to love?

Where: Victory Field


August 11th – Chicago & REO Speedwagon Live 

What: Two legendary rock groups come together for a spectacular night of music.

Where: Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center


August 12th – Broad Ripple Brewpub Hoods & Hops Car Show 

What: If you like cold beer and cooler cars, this is for you. Also, it’s right in BRipp!

Where: Downtown Broad Ripple


August 13th – National Prosecco Day

What: Mimosa’s anyone? Grab some bubbly and chill.

Where: Everywhere


August 16th – An Evening With Hunter Hayes 

What: One of country music’s biggest stars comes to Indy to share some new and classic tunes with Hoosiers

Where: Indiana State Fairgrounds


August 17th – with Lil Uzi Vert, Ty Dolla $ign, YBN Nahmir, P-Lo and Murda Beatz

What: The biggest names in hip-hop swing by Indy to deliver a LIT night of BANGERS.

Where: Ruff Home Mortgage


August 18th – Bike Carmel – Ride, Dine and Dance 

What: Enjoy downtown Carmel on your favorite two-wheeler with friends and family.

Where: Carmel Arts & Design District


August 18th – Hops and Flip Flops Craft Beer Festival & 5k

What: Enjoy delicious  craft beer as well as getting a move on in this fun summer event. All proceeds go to charity too!

Where: Speedway


August 22nd – Beer & Ice Cream Pairing Event 

What: Enjoy the pairing of two summer staples at Sun King Brewery!

Where: Downtown by Indianapolis City Market


August 26th – National Dog Day

What: A day to honor man’s best friends, floofers, woofers, and doggos. If you or someone you know has a dog, make sure to show those four-legged good boi’s some love.

Where: Everywhere.


August 28th – Miguel: The Ascension Tour with dvsn and Nonchalant Savant

What: One of R&B’s most prolific artists visits Indianapolis for an incredible night of music!

Where: Old National Center



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