Stonycreek Farm Country Christmas

Through December 20, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily

Continue a family tradition and take a hayride to the Stonycreek Farm field to choose and cut

your own Christmas Tree. You will also find a wide selection of freshly cut trees, fresh wreaths

and garland at the greenhouse.


Gingerbread Village

December 1 to 31; Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Tempt your taste buds as you stroll through a wonderland of gingerbread creations in all shapes

and sizes at Conner Prairie. Visit the Science Lab for some gingerbread-themed experiments.


Good Things Come in Small Packages

Open House, Friday, December 2, 6 to 8:30 p.m.

Regular Hours, Thursdays - Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Come visit and see art that represents "Good Things Come in Small Packages" at the

Hamilton County Artists Association's Birdie Gallery. Meet the artist on December 2.


Dinner with Santa

December 2-3, 9-10, 16-17; 5:30 p.m., 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.

Enjoy a delicious dinner and a visit with Santa at Conner Prairie. Reservations required.


1836 Outdoor Adventure

Saturdays, December 3, 10 and 17, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The residents of 1836 Prairietown at Conner Prairie need your help decorating for the

holidays. Visit the Campbell home for a holiday party and enjoy the sights from a horse-drawn

wagon ride (additional cost).


Conner Prairie by Candlelight

Weekends in December, staggered tour times between 5:30 - 9 p.m.

Visit different homes in 1836 Prairietown at Conner Prairie on this family-friendly, 60-

minute guided tour. Join the Ullman's Hanukkah celebration and meet the German Pennsylvania

Santa Claus. Chat and joke with the Rowdies around the bonfire and join in the dancing, singing

and good conversation at the Campell family holiday party.


Holiday Farmers Market

December 3, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Come enjoy a festive market at the Exhibition Hall at the 4H Fairgrounds with all the craft

& food vendors from the Noblesville Farmers Market - just in time for Christmas!


Victorian Family Holiday Celebration

December 3, 2 to 4 p.m.

Ambassador Addison and Mrs. India Harris invite you to celebrate the holiday season at The

Historic Ambassador House & Heritage Gardens. Enjoy storytime in the Peppermint Parlor,

traditional crafts to make and take, and games from the Guilded Age. Dickens Carolers &

characters will entertain, and there will be a special visit from St. Nick himself. Reservations



Holiday in the Arts District

December 10, 2 to 6 p.m.

Experience the wonder of the holidays in the Carmel Arts & Design District with elves and

reindeer, strolling carolers from the Midwest School of Music, carriage rides, a visit from

Santa and Mrs Claus, special activities and more! The Museum of Miniature Houses will be hosting

their annual Candlelight Tour from 5 - 8 p.m. The third annual Art of Gingerbread Scavenger Hunt

begins on December 3 and continue until December 23.


Holiday shows at The Center for the Performing Arts

  • Holiday Memories at the Palladium, December 2, 7:30 p.m.
  • Chanticleer at the Palladium, December 4, 7 p.m.
  • A Christmas Carol at The Studio Theater, December 8 - 18, various dates and times
  • Holidays with Angela!, Angela Brown and the Carmel Symphony perform at the Palladium, December 10, 3 and 7:30 p.m.
  • Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka at The Tarkington, December 16 - January 7, various dates and times


Lunch with Santa

December 17, 1 p.m.

The Mansion at Oak Hill will host Santa Claus for a special day of holiday fun including singa-

longs, pictures with Santa and a full buffet. Reservations required.


Holly Jolly Jamboree

December 18; 1:30 p.m.

Come be merry with at Cool Creek Nature Center as we welcome Mrs. Claus and the Jolly Old Elf

himself, Santa Claus. The Claus' will be available for pictures throughout the event. From 1:30

to 2:30 p.m. Jingle John of Silly Safaris will be presenting his Animals of the North Pole

program which will include several animals that like the cold weather, including a reindeer.


Race to the New Year

December 31, Registration opens at 8:15 a.m., Race at 9:30 a.m.

Start your New Year's resolution to get in shape at Cool Creek Park! The Hamilton County Parks

and Recreation Department is partnering with Washington Township Parks and Recreation and

Westfield Parks and Recreation for this 5th Annual 5K walk and run. Awards will be given in

seven ages groups.


Not Your Usual Holiday Gift

  • Feather hair extensions are being replaced this season with tinsel extensions and hair jewels, according to Chateau Bijou Salon and Spa.
  • Gallery 116 in Fishers has added the Rednek Wine Glass, a ball jar wine glass complete with a screw-on lid, to its inventory. Enjoy wine to white lightning in these extra classy glasses.
  • The fall/winter collection of candles and skin care at Herbal Arts includes Reindeer Poop. Don't worry, it's really is made from holiday pine scents.

For a complete list of activities and events, visit

The Hamilton County Convention and Visitors Bureau promotes tourism growth through strategic

marketing, hospitality and community development initiatives. It has welcome centers in Carmel,

Fishers, and Noblesville.