Memorial Day Weekend in Fishers

This is your weekend guide to having a great Memorial Day Weekend in Fishers.

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Looking for something to do in Fishers for Memorial Day weekend? Here’s what’s exclusive to the weekend:

2024 Memorial Day Ceremony

May 27 @10-11AM [FREE] – at Nickel Plate District. Take part in a ceremony to honor our brave service men and women followed by a stroll along Central Green and the Amphitheater to view the new light pole banners honoring local veterans and active duty service members in the Fishers community.

The American Legion 500 Festival Memorial Service

May 24 @ 12PM [FREE] – Honor our nation’s fallen heroes with a wreath laying ceremony, enjoy the posting of colors by Indiana’s Joint Service Color Guard, and hear performances by the Capital City Chorus and the Indiana National Guard’s 38th Infantry Division Band.

Geist Waterfront Park Opening Day

May 25 from Dawn to Dusk [FREE] – open to Fishers residents. Reminder: Memorial Day is considered “peak hours” and is free for Fishers residents and $25 for non-residents.

Piazza Geist Farmers Market

May 25 @ 9-3 [FREE] Browse delicious market goods with a free coffee, sample their BBQ bacon cheeseburger sliders, and let kids do a free craft. This weekend’s will include some Memorial Day exclusive pick-ups

Taco Tuesday (but on Friday)

Books & Brews will be offering $1.50 beef or bean tacos on Friday, May 24. While you’re there, grab yourself a $3 book or enjoy one of their in-house board games.

Chimpanzee exhibit opening day

After much anticipation, 9600 sq ft of the zoo will be the largest chimpanzee exhibit in the U.S.! We can’t wait to see Indy’s 21 happy chimps enjoy their new habitat. It’s supposed to open up this Memorial Day Weekend. Visit the Zoo Website for updates.

Catch a Fish

Fishing Booker listed Hamilton County as one of the “best Memorial Day Weekend fishing destinations” in 2021. White River Campground, Potter’s Bridge Park, and River Road Park were notable areas for trawling. Even better than the fishing is the picturesque scenery.

INDY 500 Events 🎟 


May 24 – Miller Light Carb Day 8 AM-6 PM

May 25 – Legends Day 8 AM-3 PM

May 26 – Indy 500 Race Day; Gates open @ 6AM- 4PM

Coors Light Snake Pit ; Gates opens @ 6AM, venue opens @ 7AM

Pacers Games 🎟 


After cooking the Knicks at their own stadium, they’re playing the Boston Celtics this week for the Semi-Finals.

Game 3: Saturday, May 25, at Indiana, 8:30 p.m., ABC

Game 4: Monday, May 27, at Indiana, 8 p.m., ESPN/ESPN2

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