Step back in time and join a bustling community where people, animals, objects, and daily routines are exactly the same as they were over 150 years ago.
Soar high above Conner Prairie in a helium-filled balloon, and learn how manned flight moved from dream to reality.
Immerse yourself in Hoosier life during the Civil War and enlist to help defend the state from Confederate General John Hunt Morgan and his raiders.
Live like a Lenape Indian as you toss a tomahawk, climb inside a wigwam, and try your hand at fur trading in Conner Prairie’s earliest historical area.
Step inside the barn of a real working farm, where you can feed, pet, and play with livestock, while learning from their caretakers.
Enter one of Indiana's first brick homes where you can discover the story of William Conner and how Indiana's history changed here.
Connect with nature and play freely in a 4-story treehouse surrounded by special activity areas where guests of all ages can dig in and have fun.
Design a new invention, fly a plane, and create an electrical circuit in this fun ever-changing indoor exhibit that celebrates innovation in Indiana.
Show the world your creativity and make a unique take-home project in an exciting indoor craft area.
Create, climb, explore, play, and pretend in a one-of-a-kind indoor play area perfect for kids through the age of 8.
I hope you and yours can join me at Conner Prairie Dec. 14 for great food, fun and friendship during our annual Holiday Cheers.
Presented by the Horizon Council, Conner Prairie's young professionals group, the annual event features hors d’oeuvres; tastings from brewers, wineries and distilleries; fun times in Prairietown; and various opportunities to network and make new acquaintances. In Prairietown, you can participate in historical sausage-making demonstrations, visit Dr. Campbell’s soiree, sample a historic German Glühwein and explore multi-cultural 19th-century holiday traditions.
Is one of your favorite beverage companies joining us? The list includes Scarlet Lane Brewing, Taxman, McClure’s Orchard, Bier Brewery, Black Acre Brewing, Hard Truth Distilling, Carroll Wine and Spirits, Brown County Winery, Kuma's Corner, Sunrise Bakery and Tinker Coffee.
Tickets are $40 and available online. I hope to see you there.