Lights Up! Holiday Festival and Parade

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3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Broad Ripple
6323 Guilford Ave
Indianapolis, Indiana

Join us in Broad Ripple Village on Saturday, December 3, from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. for the 10th Annual BROAD RIPPLE Lights Up! Holiday Festival and Parade.

BROAD RIPPLE Lights Up!, features kid’s crafts, live entertainment, Indianapolis’ only twilight parade, and a holiday light display lighting ceremony. Get all the details at

Free family fun!

Lights Up! Itinerary:

3:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m. at the parking lot at 6320 Guilford Avenue
Kids’ Wonderland Village
Bring the kids to explore the Kids’ Wonderland Village where you’ll find all sorts of fun activities, visits with Santa, entertainment, and food and drink. All the fantastic offerings at the Kids Wonderland are FREE. Courtesy of Czarkowski Pediatric Dentistry.

5:30 p.m.
Twilight Parade
The city’s ONLY night-time parade. All parade units are festively decorated and lighted, making it a unique experience for families and a wonderful way for the community to ring in the holiday season. The parade starts at Broad Ripple Avenue and the Monon Trail, heads west on Broad Ripple Ave. and circles back past the firehouse on Westfield Blvd. to Winthrop Ave. Spectators are invited to join in the parade and walk with Santa to the Firehouse for the Lighting Ceremony. Free glow-in-the-dark necklaces and bracelets will be handed out to kids. Download the parade route and viewing station map on the website. Courtesy of Broad Ripple Realty.

6:00 p.m. at Indianapolis Fire Station #32
Lighting Ceremony
The culmination of the BROAD RIPPLE Lights Up! festival is the Lighting Ceremony at the Firehouse. After the parade, make your way to the Firehouse, located at 6330 Guilford Avenue, to help Santa count down to light the display. Courtesy of Howald Heating, Air Conditioning and Plumbing.

More information about BROAD RIPPLE Lights Up! can be found at

BROAD RIPPLE Lights Up! is an event of the Broad Ripple Village Association (BRVA).

Event sponsors, supporters, and partners include:
Broad Ripple Magazine, Broad Ripple Realty, Czarkowski Pediatric Dentistry, Howald Heating, Air & Plumbing, Keystone Self Storage, Midtown Trees, ACE Preparatory, Artifacts Gallery, Ben Buys Indy Houses, Cork + Cracker, David Electric, Donatos, Indianapolis Art Center, Neat-O, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, State Farm – Elizabeth Marshall, Broad Ripple Park, Carpenter Realtors – Chad Thompson