Here are a few things to do on this holiday weekend.
Frozen yogurt, warm pierogi, fresh seafood from Caplinger’s Fresh Catch. Sample a ton of flavors at Taste of Indy 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. July 2 on Downtown’s Monument Circle. Caplinger’s in Carmel, The Pink Walrus frozen yogurt shop in Lafayette and Indianapolis-based food truck Pierogi Love Indy are among 36 food vendors. Also on the list are Columbia Club, Gigi’s Cupcakes and food trucks including Taste of the Caribbean and Karma Kitchen. You may also find fashion, jewelry and other items for sale. The live music lineup includes different performers every one to two hours. The headliner is soul singer Bashiri Asad. Taste of Indy in the past happened at White River State Park. This is the first time the event is at Monument Circle. Tickets cost $6 in advance at tasteofindy.org or $8 at the door.
Monument Circle, tasteofindy.org
Donatos Downtown Freedom Blast
Celebrate Independence Day with a bang…or a blast! See Indy’s largest fireworks display shooting from the top of the Regions Bank Tower at 10 p.m. There’s no better place to view them in the city than from The Indiana War Memorial grounds. The event takes place on July 4 from 6:30-11 p.m. and is free to the public.
For more information, visit indianawarmemorials.org.
Party on the Plaza
Come celebrate the Fourth of July at Indianapolis City Market and bring the whole family. Complete with corn hole, lawn checkers, sidewalk chalk and more, enjoy fireworks from City Market’s Whistler (west) Plaza-some of the best seats downtown has to offer. Enjoy live music, delicious food, and local beer. Bring your own chair or blanket. The event takes place July 4 from 7-11 p.m. Admission is $6 per person or $10 for a couple, $4 for seniors 65+, and free for kids 12 and younger.
For more information, visit brownpapertickets.com/event.