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Fishers Holiday Lights Map

Looking for the best holiday light displays around Fishers? Grab some hot cocoa and hop in the car to enjoy the festive displays from fellow residents using the digital Fishers Holiday Lights Map! Is your house decked out for the holidays? Help spread holiday cheer and show off your display by adding your house to the map. Learn more at  

fishers holiday lights map see the map

NPT Night Lights presented by Centier Bank

Fishers Parks will light up the night on the Nickel Plate Trail. Throughout this month, enjoy NPT Night Lights presented by Centier Bank, a new, free light display along the downtown portion of the Nickel Plate Trail. Enjoy live music and food trucks on December 2, 3, 9 and 10 from 6 to 8pm. Learn more here.

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Shop Fishers: Holiday Series

The Shop Fishers: Holiday Series has returned! Shop and dine at 70 local shops and restaurants around Fishers this holiday season while saving big with special deals and promotions through Decmeber 31. See all the deals at


shop fishers shop local, shop small november 26 - december 31

Angel of Hope Candlelight Ceremony

Fishers Parks and Recreation Foundation hosts the third annual Angel of Hope Candlelight Ceremony on December 6 at 6 p.m. at Heritage Park . The memorial serves as a peaceful, non-denominational place for families and friends who have lost children of all ages to grieve, remember, heal, and hope. For more information about the Angel of Hope or to order a paver, visit


Ways to Give Back this Holiday Season

With Thanksgiving marking the unofficial start of the holiday season, the excitement (and chaos) of the holidays is underway. Between the gift shopping, cookie baking, and memory making, it can be hard to find time to slow down and reflect on how lucky we truly are. Many organizations and families need our help more than ever, so make giving back part of your family’s holiday tradition.   

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Santa’s Mailbox

Through December 16, drop off your letters to Santa in the special mailboxes located at the Nickel Plate Trail swings near 116th Street and the Fishers Parks HQ at Hub & Spoke. Include your address and you’ll receive a reply from St. Nick! Can’t drop off in person? Email Santa through Friday, December 23 at Learn more here.

santa's mailbox drop off november 25 - december 16

Christmas Tree Recycling

Fishers offers a free Tree Recycling program, where residents can drop off bare, live trees through February 1 at one of several park locations throughout the city. Learn more here.

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Fishers Sesquicentennial Celebration 

Sesquicentennial Trail 

Complete a self-guided tour through Fishers’ history, culture, and community favorites in honor of Fishers’ 150th birthday with the Fishers Sesquicentennial Trail! Spend time during winter break completing your passport with the family. Learn how you can get started here.

Community Time Capsule 

In honor of Fishers’ sesquicentennial, Fishers is partnering with Towne Post to curate a community time capsule that will be opened in 50 years in 2073. The community is invited to submit ideas for items that should be included in the capsule on the Towne Post website. 

Sesquicentennial Trail Celebrating 150 Years 1872 Fishers 2022 Parks Landmarks Eats

Fishers Maker Playground Holiday Art Classes & Workshops

Get creative by making your own holiday gifts in workshops and classes for eco-dying, ornament and custom card making, macra-weave and more. Register online at

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Take an adventure with your little ones in the great outdoors with a free, self-guided reading hike! Check out this month’s book, When the Snow Is Deeper Than My Boots Are Tall, at Holland Park! Learn more at

When the Snow Is Deeper Than My Boots Are Tall Jean Reidy Joey Chou