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Spring in Fishers features fun for all ages

Spring has arrived, and the City of Fishers and Fishers Parks are gearing up for a season of outdoor adventures and favorite community traditions. 
The spring event and programming lineup includes: 

National Vietnam War Veterans Day 
Friday, March 29 | 10 a.m. | Knowledge Services (9800 Crosspoint Blvd.) | Free 
Join the City of Fishers, a proud Commemorative Partner of the Vietnam War Commemoration, as we celebrate National Vietnam War Veterans Day with a free public ceremony. Learn more at  

Spring Break Camp 
April 1 – 5 | 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily | Holland Park (1 Park Drive) 
This one-week camp is modeled after Fishers Parks’ popular summer camp program and offers a variety of fun opportunities for outdoor play, STEM, music, arts and crafts, and more. Led by Fishers Parks staff and counselors, this day camp will keep kids ages 5-10 active and learning during the Hamilton Southeastern Schools spring break week. Registration is required. Learn more and register at

Spring City Recycling Day 
Saturday, April 6 | 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Billericay Park (12690 Promise Road) | Free 
Residents can recycle electronics, household items, hazardous wastes, and more at this free recycling event. Paper recycling and off-site confidential document shredding is also available. Learn more and find a list of accepted items at

2024 Total Solar Eclipse 
Monday, April 8 | Approximately 3:06 p.m.  
On Monday, April 8, Fishers will experience the Total Solar Eclipse. Totality in Fishers will begin at 3:06 p.m. and last three minutes and thirty seconds, the longest length of totality in Hamilton County. The City of Fishers, Fishers Police Department and Fishers Fire and Emergency Services have been preparing over the past six months with county officials to ensure the public safety of residents and expected influx of visitors as they experience the celestial event. Follow the City of Fishers  FacebookX and Instagram for the most up-to-date information leading up to and on the day of the eclipse and learn more at

Arbor Day Tree Giveaway 

Friday, April 26 | 4 – 6 p.m. | Fishers AgriPark (11171 Florida Road) | Free 

Fishers Parks’ annual Arbor Day Tree Giveaway returns to the Fishers AgriPark! Drop by to get a free white or red oak (limited quantities available on a first-come, first-served basis) and enjoy additional Arbor Day fun with your friends and family. Learn more at

May Mental Health Awareness Month 

Join the community during Mental Health Awareness Month in creating a Stigma Free Fishers through events, community stories, and educational opportunities all month long. Fishers High School and Hamilton Southeastern High School’s Bring Change to Mind student clubs in partnership with the Fishers Health Department will host the annual Hope for Happiness event at the Fishers Farmers Market on Saturday, May 11 from 8 a.m. to noon to raise awareness about mental health and the city’s Stigma Free initiative. Learn more about Mental Health Awareness Month at

Fishers AgriPark Opening 
Opens for the season Wednesday, May 1 |Fishers AgriPark (11171 Florida Road) 
A 33-acre urban farm and one of the city’s most unique assets, the Fishers AgriPark is one of the nation’s largest urban farms and pays homage to Fishers’ agricultural roots. Every year, May through October, residents are invited to the AgriPark for u-pick opportunities in the public fields and gardens, animal encounters, and special programming. Learn more at  


Friday, May 3 – Sunday, May 5 | Maker Playground 

Fishers Parks’ Maker Playground will again host the Indiana Make48 competition. Make 48 is a 48-hour nationally televised competition where teams are presented with a challenge and tasked to build a physical prototype, create a sales sheet, produce a 1-minute marketing video, and pitch their big idea to a panel of judges. This year, FFA chapters from across the state will be the competitors, and with access to expert tool technicians and high-tech equipment, competing teams will have the power to build almost anything at Maker Playground. Make 48 and Maker Playground are actively recruiting volunteer tool techs and general volunteers to be directly involved with the competition helping teams. Learn more about getting involved and sign up at  

Fishers Farmers Market 
Saturdays, May 4 – September 28 | 8 a.m. – noon | Nickel Plate District Amphitheater (6 Municipal Drive) | Free 

Rated one of the top farmers markets in the region, the Fishers Farmers Market showcases vendors from Central Indiana offering fresh produce, baked goods, honey, specialty food items, meats, coffee, plants, and more. Learn more at  

Free Fishing Day 

Sunday, May 12 | 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Flat Fork Creek Park (16141 E. 101st Street) | Free 

Join the Fishers Parks team for free, pop-up fishing! Bring your own supplies or borrow equipment on site. Free Fishing Days are designated by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources and Indiana residents do not need a fishing license to fish in the state’s public waters on these dates. Learn more at

Tuesday, May 21 | 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. | Nickel Plate District Amphitheater | Free  
In honor of National Public Works Week, check out Fishers’ fleet of big rigs, including a firetruck, snowplow, police car, and more at this family-friendly event around the Nickel Plate District Amphitheater. Learn more at  

Geist Waterfront Park Opening Day  
Opening Day: Saturday, May 25 | Noon – 8 p.m.  
Regular Beach Hours: Daily through Labor Day (September 2) | 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.  
Geist Waterfront Park (10811 Olio Road) 

The 70-acre waterfront park in east Fishers features beach and water access to Geist Reservoir, non-motorized boat launch and dock access for kayaks and canoes, walking trails, playground, and public gathering amenities. Beach access is open seasonally from Memorial Day weekend until Labor Day weekend. This year, Fishers parks will add additional programming and events to the summer lineup. Learn more at

Splash Pad Opening Day 

Opening Day: Saturday, May 25 
Open Daily | 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. 
The free splash pads at Holland Park (1 Park Drive) and Billericay Park (12690 Promise Road) and the fountain at the Nickel Plate District Amphitheater Pavilion (10 Municipal Drive) will open daily through Labor Day. Learn more at

Memorial Day Ceremony 
Monday, May 27 | 10 a.m. | Nickel Plate District Amphitheater | Free 
Join the City of Fishers to honor the service men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom at this special ceremony. After the ceremony, take a walk around the Central Green and Nickel Plate District Amphitheater to view the lightpole banners honoring local veterans and active duty service members in the Fishers community. You can also honor a hero by purchasing an Engraved Brick Paver, which will become a permanent addition to the Liberty Plaza walkway. Learn more at   

Get Outdoors this Spring 
There’s no better time to enjoy the warmer weather and spring blooms than at our city’s diverse collection of parks and trails! From the wooded trails and wildflowers at Ritchey Woods Nature Preserve—one of only two nature preserves in Hamilton County—to bird watching at Geist Waterfront Park and play amenities for the whole family at Holland Park, there’s no shortage of outdoor fun to be had at Fishers’ parks. Learn more at

Get Involved 
Looking for ways to make an impact in the community? Whether you’re volunteering solo or as a group, there are ways to get involved for all ages, interests, and abilities. See current volunteer opportunities for Park and Rain Garden Stewards, Spark!Fishers, the Geist Half Race Series, Fishers Farmers Market, Fishers AgriPark and more at