City Sidewalks hours:
Friday, Dec. 13: 5 – 9 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 14: Noon – 9 p.m.
(Schedule subject to change)
+ Directions and Parking
For two days, Georgia Street is transformed into a winter wonderland complete with Santa, holiday shopping, local artisans, performances, music, kid’s activities, and more. Come join us in celebrating the holidays in Downtown Indy!
Local and Seasonal Food and Drink
Enjoy local and seasonal food throughout the street, including roasted nuts, popcorn, and various food from your favorite Georgia Street restaurants. Mulled cider, hot chocolate and traditional holiday spiced wine will be available at Saint John Catholic Church.
Shop Indiana Artisan booths
Numerous local artisans will sell holiday wares including jewelry, candy, gourmet popcorn, willow baskets, paper art, hot sauces, wine and more in a festive atmosphere.
City Sidewalks is currently seeking vendors and artists to participate in the Christmas Market.
+ Click here to download the vendor application form
All types of artisans are invited to apply. Once confirmed, vendors will be given a 10’ x 10’ tent to display their goods. The cost to rent this tent is $40 and will be refunded at the end of the market to vendors who reserved space and participated in this event.
FREE Santa visits
Visit Santa outside of the Omni Severin Downtown Hotel during event times on Friday and Saturday.
Enjoy local choirs, singers including the Indianapolis Opera and other musicians throughout the weekend.
St. John Catholic Church
Take a tour of the church, view a live outdoor Nativity scene or decorate cookies with your kids. Listen to live carolers strolling through the street.
New holiday wreaths and a Canopy of Lights adorn Georgia Street. Holiday music from B105.7 fills the air all weekend long. Christmas trees will be available for purchase at the Tree Farm.
Pack the Pantries – A Case For Giving
Calling all citizens! Join in the fight against hunger by helping to Pack the Pantries. City Sidewalks is collecting donations of non-perishable food to help support the Mayor’s initiative. Let’s work together to end hunger in our communities. Drop off location on the East Block of Georgia Street.
Holiday Tree Decorating Contest: Corporate Challenge
We are excited to announce our first Holiday Tree Decorating Contest: Corporate Challenge! Businesses and organizations are invited to decorate a tree to be placed on Georgia Street throughout the weekend of City Sidewalks. The cost to reserve a tree is $250 and includes the tree, signage with your business name and 24-hour security. Get creative with décor, color schemes and themes because the company or organization with the best tree will win one free rental on Georgia Street for an event of choice (*subject to event approval and availability) valued at more than $2000.
+ Click here to download the Corporate Tree Challenge registration form