The Nickel Plate Trail will transform into a twinkling wonderland for the NPT Night Lights, presented by Centier Bank. This free light display is located along the downtown portion of the trail. The event will host live music and food trucks on December 1, 2, and 3 from 6 to 8 p.m. Learn more at playfishers.com/nptlights.
Angel of Hope Candlelight Ceremony
Fishers Parks Foundation will host the fourth annual Angel of Hope Candlelight Ceremony at Heritage Park (10598 Eller Road) on Wednesday, December 6, to remember lost children. The Ambassador House will be open at 6:15 p.m. with a candlelight procession to the Angel of Hope Memorial Garden and the reading of names will begin at 7 p.m. Learn more at fishersparks.org.
Drop off your letters to Santa from now through Friday, December 15 in the special mailboxes located on the Nickel Plate Trail near the swings and Ambassador House (10598 Eller Road). Include your address and you’ll receive a reply from St. Nick! Can’t drop off in person? Email Santa through Friday, December 22 at email@example.com. Learn more at playfishers.com.
Conner Prairie’s A Merry Prairie Holiday
Shop Fishers This Holiday Season
Explore, discover, and support local shops and restaurants that make our community special. Join the celebration and find heartwarming, unique gifts for your loved ones this festive season! Learn more at ThisIsFishers.com/ShopFishers.
If you would like to submit your Fishers small business deal to our list, please click here.
Fishers Holiday Lights Map
Are you in search of the most extravagant holiday lights around Fishers? We’ve created a digital Fishers Holiday Lights map that will show you all the best-decorated spots to see. The map is free holiday fun for the whole family. Is your house decked out in lights? Submit your house to the map! Learn more at ThisIsFishers.com/FishersLights.
Cookies with Characters
On Saturday, December 16, and Sunday, December 17, Fishers Parks is hosting a unique character experience complete with games, crafts, cookie decorating, and more. All parents and children must register to attend at playfishers.com.
Give Back This Season
The start of the holiday season is around the corner, so why not find a way to give back to your community this year? Check out our suggestions on 5 Ways to Give Back in our blog. Don’t forget: Giving Tuesday takes place on November 28 this year.
Christmas Tree Recycling
Fishers will offer a free tree recycling program, where residents can drop off bare, live trees from December 26 through February 1 at one of several park locations throughout the city. Learn more here.
December Storywalk with Fishers Parks
Take an adventure with your little ones in the great outdoors with a free, self-guided reading hike. Check out this month’s book, A Thing Called Snow, at Holland Park. Learn more at playfishers.com/storywalk.
Now Hiring Snow Plow Drivers
Make the roads safe for drivers this winter by becoming a snowplow driver. This is a seasonal, on-call position. Join the best snow removal team in the state here.
Neighborhood Vibrancy & Matching Grants Now Open!
In prioritizing the sustainability of our neighborhoods, the City’s 2024 budget allocates $750K for Neighborhood Vibrancy Grants to fund projects related to entrance upgrades, pond maintenance, greenspace maintenance, sidewalk connections, and community spaces, within our residential neighborhoods. A change from last year is that the City of Fishers will now also fund 80% of the project cost up to $25,000, requiring participants to contribute just 20% of the total. Apply for a Neighborhood Vibrancy Grant and learn more by visiting fishers.in.us/neighborhoods.
Accepting Nominations for 2024 Inclusion & Accessibility Awards
Residents and businesses can nominate community members for the Fishers Advisory Committee on Disability’s annual awards. The 2024 award categories include Life Without Limits Award, Cornerstore Employer Limits, and 2024 Accessibility Award. To learn more about the awards and submit a nomination, please visit fishers.in.us/DisabilityAwareness.
Arts & Culture Grant Applications Are Open
The City of Fishers and Fishers Arts & Culture Commission are accepting applications for the Fishers Arts & Culture Commission Grant that invests in artists, art organizations, and cultural events that promote creativity, vibrancy, and a sense of place within the community. Artists, creative companies, nonprofits, and for-profit businesses in Fishers can apply. Applications are due December 15.
The City also launched a new Fishers Arts & Culture Commission Business Matching Grant for businesses and organizations to partner with the Commission for the installation of public art on their property. Learn more at www.fishers.in.us/Matching-Grants.
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