Back home in Hamilton County for the holiday weekend or have guests coming in town to celebrate Thanksgiving? There’s plenty of things to do to keep friends and family entertained in Carmel, Fishers, Noblesville, Westfield and beyond. Read a list below of the top things to do near Indianapolis during Thanksgiving Weekend 2020.


A Merry Prairie

1. Order a Thanksgiving meal to-go from a local business.

Celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday safely and order a holiday takeout meal from various local businesses.

2. Experience A Merry Prairie Holiday at Conner Prairie.

Enjoy the Conner Prairie holiday family fun you already love and a host of new features you won’t want to miss. All under the shimmering backdrop of a local, time-honored favorite: the Reynolds Farm Equipment Christmas Lights display.

3. Skate around a local ice skating rink.

Choose from outdoor options like the Rink at Hamilton Town Center and the Federal Hill Commons Ice Plaza or indoor ice rinks like the Carmel Ice Skadium, The Arctic Zone or Fuel Tank at Fishers,

4. Pick out a Christmas tree.

Visit Spencer Farm in Noblesville.

5. Support local businesses.

Shop small on Small Business Saturday to find the perfect gift for everyone on your list. Visit the downtown shopping and dining destinations like Carmel City Center, Carmel Arts & Design District, Historic Noblesville Square, Nickel Plate District and Fishers District.


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