Broad Ripple Carnival celebrates the bicentennial

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — A four-day festival in Broad Ripple Park continues on Sunday with plenty of activities planned, despite the rain.

“Broad Ripple Celebrates the Bicentennial” is presented by State Farm – Elizabeth Marshall. Organizers say this year’s event is all about celebrating Indiana’s bicentennial and the history of Broad Ripple, which was home to an amusement park in the early 1900’s.

Today’s celebration in Broad Ripple Park will feature carnival rides, games, food, a craft beer garden, live music, a history exhibit, an artisan and vintage market and much more. Here’s a look the at the events lined-up for Sunday, August 14th:

Sun. August 14, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

10 a.m. to 11 a.m. – CANCELLED
Youth and Adult Yoga Class, courtesy of The Yoga Studio

11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Face Painting, courtesy of Pogue’s Run Paints

11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Carnival Rides, Games and Fare
Craft Beer Garden, Presented by HiFi
Artisan and Vintage Market, courtesy of Indy Urban Flea
Food Trucks
History Exhibit, courtesy of Broad Ripple Gazette
Community Booths
Dog Adoption, courtesy of Mended Hearts Rescue Indy

1 p.m.
Live Music: Steve Kennan, Presented by Jazz Kitchen

2:00 p.m.
Live Music: TBD

2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Storytelling, courtesy of Northminster Presbyterian Church

Admission to the festival is free.

Cost for rides:
Tickets – $1.50/each
Rides – 1-2 tickets

Wristbands, unlimited rides:
Sunday – $15

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