With the holidays quickly approaching, it's time to start stocking up on gifts for everyone on your list, marking your calendar for festive events, and securing a place to stay during your Hamilton County holiday getaway! Noblesville Holiday Shopping

From brand names to unique artisan goods, Hamilton County, Indiana is a one-stop shop for holiday shopping. The area boasts three Simon Malls including Carmel's Clay Terrace that has over 80 retail shops. Hamilton Town Center in Noblesville has everything from name-brand anchor stores to an IMAX theater for shopping breaks. Or head just a bit south to find high-end stores at The Fashion Mall.

Looking to buy local? No fear, Hamilton County has plenty of fabulous boutiques, antique malls, and local shops to support on Small Business Saturday. Art lovers can choose from a great selection one-of-a-kind local art pieces at Nickel Plate Arts' Gifted exhibit. Discover treasures at Carmel Old Town Antique Mall in the Arts & Design District or A Corner Cottage on the Noblesville Square. Don't skip Simply Sweet Shoppe, Mass on Main or Gallery 116 where you'll uncover quirky finds for the whole family.

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In addition to shopping, holiday cheer can be found all over Hamilton County, Indiana this season in the form of fun events. From holiday performances at the Palladium, to picking and cutting down your own Christmas tree during Country Christmas at Stonycreek Farm, there's something for everyone. 

Hop aboard the Polar Bear Express Train or Take Santa Home Train hosted by the Indiana Transpiration Museum. These two journeys include a visit from the jolly old elf himself, Santa!  

See holiday traditions celebrated the way they were 175 years ago during Conner Prairie by Candlelight or step inside at Conner Prairie to see the annual Gingerbread Village display.  Visit Hamilton Co Ice Sculpture- Noblesville Video

Experience holiday fun in Carmel during Holiday in the Arts District or Holiday on the Square. See towns aglow during Westfield in Lights or the Celebration of Lights in Fishers, or even witness Santa make his debut for the season at the Noblesville Holiday Parade. For even more festive fun events, visit our online calendar.

If you're wondering how to fit all of the shopping and holiday happenings into one day, you don't have to! Several Hamilton County hotels are offering special deals for overnight stays. These 8 great holiday hotel rates are also perfect for those extra family members you can't (or don't want to!) squeeze into your house this holiday season.

See all of the hotels offering special rates and plan your holiday getaway today at VisitHamiltonCounty.com.