Free Events

The Carmel Clay Historical Society and Carmel Clay Public Library invite you to enjoy a family-friendly afternoon gathering to share memories of Clay Township. Speakers, musicians, and family activities will teach about the rich history of Clay Township and Carmel. Plus, exhibits on display will...

 Join the Carmel United Methodist Church as they celebrate the 175th anniversary of the congregation. Food and historic displays will be available as visitors learn about the buildings that this church has called home over time, and the people who worshiped there....

The holidays are more magical than ever in Hamilton County, Indiana. Old-world holiday charm comes to Carmel, Indiana, at the Carmel Christkindlmarkt (pronounced Chris-t-Kindle-Mark-t) in 2023.  Beneath twinkling lights, browse more than 50 wooden huts selling authentic products imported from Germany, like wooden toys, nutcrackers, music...

The Carmel International Arts Festival (CIAF) is a 502(c)(3) organization who’s mission is Educating the Community Through the Arts. This mission is carried out through a 2-day festival the last weekend of September in the Arts and Design District of Carmel, Indiana. With the 2...

Enjoy an open-air painting exhibition and competition, quick paint at the farmers market and an art fair. Carmel Arts & Design District, Midtown, City Center and Central Park. ...

Carmel PorchFest is a free, family-friendly community event featuring a variety of live music on the porches of neighborhood homes in the Carmel Arts & Design District. PorchFest will take over several city blocks north of Main Street from noon to 6 p.m. and feature...

GreekFest 2023 marks the 50th year for what is one of central Indiana's oldest and largest ethnic festivals.  Hosted by the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral, the GreekFest is known for authentic Greek cuisine, wines, and fresh pastries, many of which are only available once a...

Hoosiers from all over Indiana have made CarmelFest an annual tradition because of the stellar live entertainment, delicious festival food, unique marketplace, spectacular fireworks, and celebratory parade. Visit our website at carmelfest.net     ...

Families are invited to search for some luck this St. Patrick’s Day at Clay Terrace. Participants are invited to pickup a checklist at the mall office with clues as to where the leprechaun left his treasures! Families and participants who find all the clues on their checklist...

Calling all dog lovers! The Central Dog Park is our only park designed specifically for our four-legged friends. Partner with our team to help remove invasive honeysuckle from the woods adjacent to the dog park and be entered to win a prize pack from local...