White River State Park boasts world-class attractions and destinations that offer distinctive experiences for every interest and visitor! Yes, you will find green spaces, trails, trees, and waterways that you expect at any state park. In addition to nature’s wonderland, you will find cultural, educational, and recreational attractions and events in our urban getaway’s 250-acres. Must-dos and must-sees, such as the Mini-Marathon post-race celebration, The Lawn at White River State Park (Concert Series), Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians & Western Art’s Indian Market, Rib America Festival, Indianapolis Irish Festival, Dig-IN A Taste of Indiana, Indiana Black Expo’s Circle City Classic Pep Rally, Indiana State Museum’s Celebration Crossing, and the revitalized FREE Shakespeare on the Canal at White River State Park are just a few of the diverse reasons to experience the Park all year – Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter. Also, White River State Park is a spectacular place to hold your next memorable event. Our greenspaces and facility rentals are perfect locations for weddings, parties, charity events, and other must-do experiences. In addition to special events, the Park is a breathtaking place just to relax. Whether you are catching Indianapolis Indians Baseball (Victory Field in the Park), having a family picnic, relaxing under shaded trees, strolling along the Indianapolis Cultural Trail, exercising along the Historic Central Canal, or just tossing around a football doing your best #12 Andrew Luck imitation (or reminiscing about All-Pros #18 Peyton Manning and #63 Jeff Saturday) in Celebration Plaza, there is more to do than you ever knew. Located in the heart of downtown Indianapolis, White River State Park is the place you can enjoy the outdoors without ever leaving the city.