Don’t let all this rain put a damper in your Hoosier spirit! Keep your hopes high for better weather this weekend! And even if the rainy, cloudy weather decides to stick around, there is still plenty to do in Downtown Indianapolis! Scroll below to review some of the top events and attractions happening in Downtown Indy this weekend that you do not want to miss, rain or shine!
Looking for Something To Do This Weekend in Downtown Indianapolis?
Check out these top events and attractions happening now through Memorial Day weekend!
Steel Magnolias at the Indiana Repertory Theatre
A beloved Broadway-turned-movie classic has come to the Indiana Repertory Theatre! Catch the famous show, Steel Magnolias by Robert Harling, presented by OneAmerica Mainstage this weekend! Showing times run 2 hours and 20 minutes, which includes a 15 minute intermission. You can see a show anytime, from today through June 5th. Just be sure to bring age-appropriate guests, as this pop culture favorite tends to include a lot of mature, adult language! Tickets start at $25, and patrons are required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 PCR test.
Gondola Rides By Old World Gondoliers
Saturday weather reports suggest a sunny, dry, and warm day! So, ask a date or grab your loved ones and reserve a Downtown Indianapolis Canal gondola ride! Take a marvelous trip down the canals of Downtown Indianapolis, Italian-style. Offered by Old World Gondoliers and offered through September 27th, your Gondolier will serenade you as take in the most beautiful canal views and all the charm of Downtown Indy has to offer! Reservations are required, and admission is $189 per boat, which can hold up to 8 passengers.
Top Gun at the IMAX Theater
Who doesn’t love Tom Cruise? Swoon over the Navy’s top action aviator heroes this weekend by catching Top Gun – Maverick at the IMAX Theater in the Indiana State Museum! Showings started today and go through June 9th this year. Relish in the shenanigans and adventures of Maverick, Goose, Lt. Bradshaw, and all the other cult favorites this Memorial Day weekend. This classic, good-time movie is rated PG-13 and has a running time of 131 minutes. Ticket prices are $17 for adults, $16 for seniors, and $14 for kids 12 and under.
‘Michigander’ Presented By Rock for Riley
If you like great music and a good cause, go Downtown this Friday, May 27, to check out Michigander – Rock for Riley at the Hi-Fi Annex. Presented by Rock for Riley, this show will also feature music by Public Universal Friend. Best of all, 100% of the proceeds made from the concert will directly benefit the Riley Hospital for Children. Rock for Riley is an admired philanthropy group that was founded and still operated by Indiana University School of Medicine students. Show your support and enjoy the best music this weekend at the Hi-Fi Annex! Tickets range between $20 and $25.
English Ivy’s Weekend Brunch and Dinner Specials
Before or after enjoying one of these awesome Downtown Indianapolis attractions, be sure to fill yourself up with a delicious meal and some buzz-worthy drinks at English Ivy’s Pub & Eatery! All of the above-listed Downtown Indy events are within 10 minutes of our restaurant!
This Friday, relish in our famous $22 Prime Rib Dinner Special! Then choose from our $4 Effen cocktails, $5 Kettle One cocktails, and $3 House Wine by the glass drink specials. Hitting the town this Saturday, May 27th? Stop in from 11am to 3pm for brunch, featuring signature brunch dishes, mimosa carafes, $5 Tito’s Bloody Mary’s, Effen Screw Drivers, Irish Coffees, and an $18 champagne bottle served with an orange juice carafe!
Saturday evening, you can enjoy our delicious Mango Salsa Salmon or 10 oz. Filet special, as well as $4 Effen cocktails and $5 Kettle One cocktails. We also have fantastic bar specials every day of the week, and brunch AGAIN on Sundays from 10AM to 3PM!
So, what are you waiting for? Get your weekend plans in motion right now! Visit English Ivy’s Downtown Pub and Eatery and enjoy brunch, lunch, dinner, and delicious drinks all Memorial Day weekend! Be sure to check out our weekly specials, too! Tonight, our special is steak kabobs!