Browse a list of events, festivals and fun things to do in Hamilton County, Indiana this December.

Note: all event information is accurate at the time of posting. Please check with event organizer's websites and social media channels to get the most up-to-date information on event cancellations and postponements.

Holiday Events

 

Carmel Christkindlmarkt

Now through Dec. 24
Carter Green

 

Magic of Lights

Now through Jan. 2
Ruoff Music Center

 

The Ice at Carter Green

Now through Feb. 27
Carter Green

 

A Merry Prairie Holiday

Now through Dec. 22
Conner Prairie

 

Glühwein Gallop 5K

Dec. 4
Carmel Christkindlmarkt

 

Holiday in the Arts District

Dec. 4
Carmel Arts & Design District

 

Reindeer Ride

Now through Dec. 23
Nickel Plate Express

 

Westfield in Lights

Dec. 4
Westfield City Hall

 

Donut 5K Holiday Run & Walk

Dec. 18
Carmel Racquet Club

 

Performing Arts

 

It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play

Dec. 2 – 5
The Cat Theatre

 

The Center Presents: Luminare – Christmas

Dec. 3
The Palladium at The Center for the Performing Arts

 

Elf the Musical

Dec. 3 – 24
The Tarkington at The Center for the Performing Arts

 

A Charlie Brown Christmas

Now through Dec. 18
The Tarkington at The Center for the Performing Arts

 

Debby Boone: A Debby Boone White Christmas

Dec. 4
The Palladium at The Center for the Performing Arts

 

A Motown Christmas

Dec. 9
The Palladium at The Center for the Performing Arts

 

Postmodern Jukebox: The Grand Reopening Tour

Dec. 10
The Palladium at The Center for the Performing Arts

 

Holiday Porchfest at Midtown

Dec. 11
Midtown Carmel

 

Dave Koz & Friends Christmas Tour 2021

Dec. 11
The Palladium at The Center for the Performing Arts

 

Damien Escobar: 25 Days of Christmas

Dec. 16
The Palladium at The Center for the Performing Arts

 

Festival of Carols

Dec. 17 – 19
The Palladium at The Center for the Performing Arts

 

Handel’s Messiah

Dec. 23
The Palladium at The Center for the Performing Arts

Shopping

 

Carmel Holiday Trolley

Now through Dec. 18
Carmel, Indiana

 

Deck the Downtown

Dec. 3
Downtown Noblesville, Indiana

 

Santa Sightings

Santa Photo Experience

Dec. 3 – 24
Clay Terrace

 

Sleigh Rides

Fridays until Dec. 17
Clay Terrace

 

Breakfast with Santa

Dec. 4, 5, 12, 18, 19
Conner Prairie

 

Meet and Greet Santa’s Reindeer

Saturdays until Dec. 18
Clay Terrace

 

Santa Arrival and Tree Lighting

Dec. 4
Clay Terrace

 

Santa Saturdays

Now through Dec. 18
Indiana Design Center

 

Pet Photo Night with Santa

Dec. 6 – 13
Clay Terrace

 

Santa Photo Experience

Dec. 3 – 24
Clay Terrace

 

Sleigh Rides

Fridays until Dec. 17
Clay Terrace

 

Cookies with Claus

Dec. 11
Clay Terrace

 

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