Pack the Parks_1530300501875.JPG_47192077_ver1.0_640_360Well it’s officially summer as the heat advisory remains in effect until 8pm.. high temps will be in the lower to middle 90s, with peak afternoon heat index values of 100 to near 110 degrees.  Whew!! There are tons of things to do this weekend in preparation of July 4th from TACOS, TEQUILA & MARGARITAS FESTIVAL later today, or relaxing in the cool air at Old National Centre to see K. MICHELLE & JACQUEES live tonight.  Whatever you do, stay hydrated and try to stay in the shade to keep cool.  I don’t want you to pass out from a heat stroke while trying to have a good time.  Let’s check out some of the events listed below:

  • The INAUGURAL SPARK!FISHERS FESTIVAL is in Hamilton County today and kicked off at 8am. This street festival will be filled with live entertainment, kids zone, parade and even fireworks later tonight.  For more information go to  sparkfishers.com
  • Free admission to all Indianapolis parks and pools today for PACK THE PARKS.  There’ll be special events throughout the day, give aways, contest and so much more.  To find a park with a pool near you go to indy.gov/parks
  • If you’re on the west side check out the HENDRICKS COUNTY RIB-FEST & AVON BALLOON GLOW today.  This is a free event where restaurants compete for best ribs in the county.  Plus games, music, fireworks show and more until 11pm at Kingsway Christian Church.  Find out more by clicking on avonchamber.org/hendricks-county-rib-fest.html
  • Be a part of WINGS OVER INDY at Indianapolis Metropolitan Airport for this two-day event with WWII flight demos & rides.  There’s a kids area, beer garden and more…plus admission is FREE.  For more information go to wingsoverindy.com
  • Head downtown at 11am for the 7th ANNUAL TASTE OF INDY as it visits Monument Circle.  You only have one day at this festival to enjoy great food from different cultures, music and so much more.  Its free with your military ID & for kids 7 & under.  For ticket prices, go to tasteofindy.org
  • Mallow Run Winery in Johnson county is celebrating with the RED, WHITE AND BLUEBERRY FESTIVAL starting at 12noon.  This is an event for all ages to enjoy live music, food trucks, fireworks, blueberry wine and more.  Find out more at mallowrun.com/picnic-concert-series-2018/

For more events in and around your city, go to AroundIndy.com.

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