What better way to #SeizetheSummer on the newly opened Nickel Plate Trail than by soaking up the sun and shopping local!
With the opening of the downtown section, which includes a tunnel under 116th Street, users can travel from 146th Street to 106th Street and explore all the amenities the downtown area has to offer with ease.
The Fishers Art Council features a rotating Art Gallery with pieces from local artists inside City Hall. Visit the gallery during City Hall business hours on Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Hammer & Stain Central Indiana is a super fun DIY wood and paint studio offering workshops, private parties, pre-made projects, and take-home. They also have birthday packages, perfect for those summer birthday parties!
Ready to Become a Local Foodie?
Bask in the summer sunshine by enjoying these local restaurants, coffee shops, and sweet spots! After you’ve made your rounds, you can certainly (and deservingly) claim the title of “Fishers’ Local Foodie.”
Four Day Ray Brewing is a family-friendly scratch kitchen and brewery with delicious menu items including giant tenderloins, tasty street tacos, flatbreads, fresh salads, and more. Let’s also not forget that adults 21+ can cool off with their award-winning beers, “brewed for the community!”
Greek’s Pizzeria of Fishers is celebrating 21 years of business and was the very first pizza shop in Fishers, opening its doors in 2001. Stop by for a slice and their delicious breadsticks.
Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream is the perfect spot to cool off this summer! There’s a reason Handel’s is recognized as the #1 ice cream in the world.
Second Act Sweets is my go-to sweet stop every time I visit the Fishers Farmers’ Market. Treat yourself to delicious home-baked goods at the Fishers Farmers’ Market at the NPD AMP on Saturdays from 8 a.m. – noon.
Taylor’s Bakery is another great bakery located in the Nickel Plate District. They have everything from donuts and Danish to quiche and cookies.
The Well Coffeehouse has all your coffee needs covered. The Well is a non-profit local coffeehouse focused on serving great coffee and gives all profits to providing clean water to those in need.
Looking for a Boutique to Shop?
Plan a day to shop all the lovely boutiques in the Nickel Plate District.
Blush Salon Boutique is a salon and spa who prides themselves on carrying the best products, staying up to date with all the latest trends, and really listening to their clients’ needs.
Roman and Leo is my little stylish guy’s favorite shop in Fishers! This all-boys trendy boutique features apparel and accessories for fashion-forward parents wanting to dress their boys in the latest modern and urban styles.
Twigs & Tea is your place to eat, drink, and shop! Featuring modern dishes that capture the flavors of the season, yummy in-house homemade desserts, a tea room (coming soon), and a gift shop with gorgeous clothing and accessories this is one shop you don’t want to miss.
Why Not Pamper Yourself?
Everyone deserves some pampering! Now’s the perfect opportunity to pamper yourself with these local health and self-care shops.
Fishers Cryotherapy is the true recipe for recovery. Refresh and rejuvenate your whole body using cryotherapy to help aid in muscle recovery and overall wellness.
Massage Envy Fishers will have your body running smoothly with customized experiences, highly trained employees, and curated product lines.
The Lash Lounge Fishers Downtown will have you feeling confident and looking stunning with new lashes.
Fishers Flower Farm has you covered! Ditch those summer blues for some summer blooms by visiting the Fishers Flower Farm table on Saturdays at the Fishers Farmers’ Market.
Amanda Merriweather has lived in Fishers for eight years with her family of six on the northwest side of the city. She is a stay-at-home mom and freelance writer who enjoys reading, blogging, crafting (her new favorite hobby is woodworking), as well as spending time with her family finding new trails, exploring new places, watching movies, and playing board games. You can find her at The Yard at Fishers District, local coffee shops and boutiques, and the Fishers library and parks with her kids. Her favorite aspect of Fishers is how family-oriented the city is, and how many family-friendly activities there are to enjoy throughout the year. Follow her on Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest, and on her blog.