The holiday season kicks off next week in Fishers, bringing festive family fun and beloved seasonal traditions.
Celebrate the magic of the season at Fishers Parks’ annual Winter Wonderland celebration, knock out your holiday gift shopping while supporting local during the Shop Fishers: Holiday Series, create a handmade wreath to deck the halls at the Fishers AgriPark, and check out twinkling light displays around Fishers with the Holiday Lights Map.
The seasonal lineup includes:
• Holiday Lights Map
Through Dec. 31
Looking for the best holiday light displays around Fishers? Grab some hot cocoa and hop in the car to enjoy the festive displays from fellow residents using the digital Fishers Holiday Lights Map that will debut later this month. Is your house decked out for the holidays? Help spread holiday cheer and show off your display by adding your house to the map. Learn more at ThisIsFishers.com/FishersLights.
• Shop Fishers: Holiday Series
Nov. 27- Dec. 31
Support Fishers’ homegrown small businesses during the Shop Fishers: Holiday Series, beginning on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 27 and running through Dec. 31. Get a jump start on your holiday shopping and take advantage of special deals and promotions at 70 local businesses around Fishers, including boutiques, restaurants, fitness centers, spas, home and garden stores, entertainment centers, and more! New this year, several Shop Fishers businesses have partnered with local non-profits to give back to the community with special deals on Giving Tuesday, Nov. 30. Get the full list of deals at ThisIsFishers.com/ShopFishers.
• Santa’s Mailbox
Nov. 29- Dec. 17
Fishers City Hall (1 Municipal Drive, Fishers)
Fishers Parks Headquarters (8100 E. 106th Street, Fishers)
Drop off your letter to Santa in the special mailboxes located at Fishers City Hall and Fishers Parks. Include a self-addressed envelope, and you’ll receive a reply from St. Nick! Letters can be dropped off at either location anytime, just look for the mailbox just outside the main entrances. Can’t drop off in person? Email Santa through Dec. 23 at email@example.com!
• Winter Wonderland
Dec. 4, 4-7 p.m.
Nickel Plate District Amphitheater (6 Municipal Drive, Fishers)
Celebrate the season at Winter Wonderland, presented by Centier Bank, with the annual City of Fishers Tree Lighting at 6 p.m., carriage and train rides, fire pits and s’mores, cookie decorating, live ice carving, a special Winter Wonderland Storywalk, the Fishers Arts Council’s “Winter Wonderland of Art” exhibit inside City Hall, food, drinks, music, and more. Learn more at playfishers.com/582/Winter-Wonderland.
• Feast with the Grinch
Breakfast: Dec. 18 & 19, 8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Brunch: Dec. 20 & 21, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Fishers Parks Headquarters (8100 E. 106th Street, Fishers)
Registration required, ages 1-11 are $12, ages 12+ are $20
Families will enjoy a meal of Grinch-inspired goodies, a visit from the Grinch, and Whoville-themed activities. Snap a photo with the Grinch himself at the photo booth for a delightful keepsake! Four meal sessions are available, register by Dec. 11 at playfishers.com/583/Feast-with-the-Grinch.
• Wreath Making at the AgriPark
Dec. 6, 6-8 p.m.
Fishers AgriPark (11171 Florida Road, Fortville)
Registration required, $30 per person
Create your own winter or holiday wreath to deck the halls using live greenery in a workshop led by Jenny Russell of Flower Chic Indy. Refreshments are included. Register by Nov. 29.
• Printmaking Wrapping Paper Pop-Up Event
Dec. 11, 2-7 p.m.
Maker Playground (8100 E. 106th Street, Fishers)
Get creative by designing your own holiday gift-wrapping paper using basic printmaking techniques at this pop-up event. No registration is required. Learn more at fishersmpg.com.
• Fall Fishers Farmers Market
Through Dec. 17
Online ordering available Saturdays at 9 a.m. to Wednesdays at noon
Purchase fresh, local goodies for your holiday feast with the virtual Fall Fishers Farmers’ Market and enjoy free delivery to your door each Friday. Featuring market favorites and new vendors, find cookies, breads, cakes, cold-weather veggies, meat and eggs, dog treats, jams and jellies, drinks, and more. Shop online at playfishers.com/FarmersMarket.
November: Cyntheanne Park (12383 Cyntheanne Road, Fishers)
December: Holland Park (1 Park Drive, Fishers)
This season, Fishers Parks’ self-guided Storywalk hike features “We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga” by Traci Sorrell in November and “A Day So Gray” by Marie Lamba in December. Visit playfishers.com/storywalk for more info.
• Free Yoga Wednesdays
Wednesdays through Dec. 29, 9-10 a.m.
Billericay Park Building (12690 Promise Road, Fishers)
Relax from the holiday stress at weekly yoga sessions guided by Roots & Wings Yoga and Wellness. All skill levels are welcome, and no registration is required. Participants must bring their own yoga mat. Visit playfishers.com/533/Free-Yoga-Wednesdays for more information.
• Angel of Hope Paver Dedication
Dec. 6, 6 p.m.
Heritage Park at White River (10595 Eller Road, Fishers)
Fishers Parks and Recreation Foundation hosts the second annual winter dedication of pavers at the Angel of Hope memorial. The Ambassador House will be open at 6 p.m. to welcome the community, followed by a candlelight procession to the Angel of Hope Memorial Garden and the reading of names by Mayor Fadness at 7 p.m. For more information about the Angel of Hope or to order a paver, visit fishersparks.org.
The City of Fishers is a suburb of Indianapolis, Indiana, located in Hamilton County and was named #1 Place to Live in the US by Money Magazine in 2017. Under the leadership of Mayor Scott Fadness, Fishers is known as a smart, vibrant, and entrepreneurial city through its neighborhood development, dedication to supporting high-growth companies, and innovative city processes. With a population of 91,832 (2017), Fishers is one of the fastest growing communities in Indiana and has received national accolades for entrepreneurship, livability, and safety.