Things to Do

May - July 2019

Events for Everyone


103rd Needs You!

May 25, 26, 27 
The Civil War has been raging for over two years, but now the war is in Indiana. 103rd needs you!

Nature Walk Series

April through October

Whether it's woods, water, prairie, or farmland, Conner Prairie is surrounded by beautiful nature.

Sunset Flights

Thursdays, June - September

On select Thursday nights this Summer, step into the gondola of our tethered balloon and see Conner Prairie from a new perspective during our Sunset Flights.

Enter the Outdoors:
A Festival of Nature

June 8

More information coming soon!

Juneteenth: Free to be Me

June 11-15

Come learn about and celebrate the history of Juneteenth and its significance in African American history. More information coming soon!

Prairietown Wedding

June 22 & 23

How were weddings celebrated in the early 1800s in Indiana? Come find out as you help celebrate a matrimony in Prairietown!

Kiln Burn

June 29 & September 28
The Barker Brothers have a kiln load of wares ready to fire. Come find out how a white hot fire and some table salt put the "finish" on the pottery

Glorious Fourth

July 4

Join the citizens of Prairietown in celebration of the country’s birthday!

First Responders Day

July 27

Conner Prairie is honoring those who protect and serve our community.

Make and Take Stations

Throughout the Year

Stop by our Make and Take stations to enjoy short session craft activities.

Fun Guide


Download our printable Fun Guide, packed with featured seasonal activities and events.

Events for Kids


Playtime on the Prairie

1st & 3rd Thursday every month
An hour long program for early learners to CREATE, PLAY, and LEARN!

Adventure Camp

May 28 - August 2
Experience an outdoor, action-packed camp in a unique environment staffed with skilled counselors.

Specialty Camp

June 3 - July 26

Get a whole summer’s worth of fun and adventure packed into one week! You can choose from six different specialty camps (AGES 8–12).

Events for Adults


History on Tap

May 31
Craft beer in a beautiful setting.

Chautauqua Series

June 20, Aug. 15 & Oct. 4
Join us for this brand-new series, where curious adults can get their think on – and their drink on – at a thought-provoking, interactive, and social event!

Arts & Arms Making Workshops

Arts & Arms Making Workshops
Conner Prairie’s hands-on classes provide a rare opportunity to work closely with some of the nation’s best craftsmen.

Inclusion Programming


Memory Café

July 20
A welcoming, safe space for individuals with Alzheimer’s or any type of Dementia, and their caregivers

Sensory Friendly Day

April 29

Join us for a free Sensory Friendly Day in our Welcome Center.

Sensory Friendly Mornings

Coming Soon!

More information to follow.