Parks play a vital role in society. More than just a place to relax and have fun, parks provide economic value, health and environmental benefits and social importance to communities. Hendricks County, Indiana , already boasts an impressive system of…

The annual Summer Fun Run series in Hendricks County, Indiana , returns May 29, and The Parks Foundation of Hendricks County has made a few updates to enhance this already popular run/walk series. For those of you not familiar with the Summer Fun…

Memorial Day Weekend Primer

Monday, May 20, 2019 3:00 PM by Jamie Hergott

The month of May in Central Indiana is beautiful and busy! There are plenty of opportunities to enjoy the weather and live your best life this spring. Check out our events this weekend and plan on having a good time! Carb Night Classic The Carb Night…

Summers can get hot and humid in Hendricks County, Indiana. But luckily, we have plenty of waterparks and splash pads to soak up the Indiana summer. All of the following locations provide perfect opportunities to cool off while making memories. So…

Weekend Primer: May 17-19

Monday, May 13, 2019 1:00 PM by Eric Ivie

Need a break from the hustle, bustle and pressures of everyday life? If you need a timeout from reality, a trip to Hendricks County, Indiana , this weekend is what your heart, mind and soul needs. Over the weekend of May 17-19, treat yourself to a…

There are many things about summer in Indiana that I love, and high on that list is fresh produce. Indiana-grown fruits and vegetables are second to none, and our local farmers markets allow me to get them when they're in season and at their most…

Did you know a brand new park just opened in Avon, Indiana? The first of its kind in Washington Township, Pecar Park is a 46-acre nature park with a playground, staff naturalist and campsites! My 5-year-old son and I went to check it out, and we were…

In the tourism industry, we focus so much on today, this weekend or next week that we often lose sight of how we got here and how far we've come, even here in Hendricks County, Indiana. Not long ago, the iconic Mayberry Cafe in Danville was simply…

Fairies, pirates, unicorns, goblins and other magical creatures will unite on Saturday, May 18, at the Hendricks County 4-H Fairgrounds and Conference Complex in Danville, Indiana, for a first-time event celebrating one full year of the Central…