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.
Make Conner Prairie a part of your holiday traditions with family friendly experiences sure to get you in a festive spirit.
Programs fill quickly, so get ahead of the holiday chaos and make your reservations today!
Dec. 9-10, 16-17, 23
Eat a delicious breakfast, share some laughs and meet Santa Claus in person!
Dec. 8, 15-16, 22-23
Enjoy a scrumptious dinner, decorate cookies and meet Santa Claus in person!
Dec. 8, 15-16, 22-23
This walking tour takes you back in time to 1836 Prairietown where it’s the night before Christmas.
Enjoy an adults-only evening of hors d’oeuvres, wine, craft beer and spirits.
Select dates in November & December
See a variety of gingerbread masterpieces created by both amateurs and professionals.
NEW INDOOR EVENTS THIS YEAR!
TALES AT THE HOLIDAYS: LETTERS FROM THE CIVIL WAR
This show uses songs, stories and puppets to tell the story of brave mail couriers during the Civil War.
FORAGING, FURS AND FUN: INDOOR WINTER EXPERIENCE
Get a closeup look at how settlers survived winters of the past with hands-on activities.