Things to Do

Events for Everyone


Hearthside Suppers

January 9-March 15
Our Hearthside Suppers invite guests to take part in an entertaining evening with our costumed interpreters.
Sold Out!
Call Guest Services at 317-776-6000
to be placed on the waiting list.

Outdoor Excursions -
Leap Day

February 29
Explore some of our favorite animals friends that leap and jump on Leap Day!

A Collaboration of Culture

Asante Children's Theatre & Conner Prairie
March 1 | Free Day


Passport to Hi-Tech

March 14, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Come to Conner Prairie and get your hands on the future of STEM!


Enter the Outdoors
A Festival of Nature

June 13, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Celebrate the natural wonders of Indiana.

Events for Kids


Playtime on the Prairie

Select Fridays every month
An hour long program for early learners to CREATE, PLAY, and LEARN!

Summer Day Camps

Get a whole summer's worth of fun and adventure packed into one week!

Children's Entertainment Series

 Lift your voice, clap, sing, and stomp with local children’s musicians.

Easter Eggstravaganza

April 11
Enjoy a classic Easter egg hunt on our Festival Grounds, and much more!

Events for Teens and/or Adults


Museum Theatre

A Collaboration of Culture
Asante Children's Theatre & Conner Prairie
March 1, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Chautauqua Series

Mammoth Loaf Party
March 20, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Adults 21+

Prairie Pursuits

Register Now for 2020 Classes
Prairie Pursuits offers how-to classes and workshops for adults and teens in a variety of topics from historic trades, to culinary skills, to the arts. Ages 10+ (varies per class)

Traditional Arts & Arms Making Workshops

Register Now for 2020 Classes
Conner Prairie’s hands-on classes provide a rare opportunity to work closely with some of the nation’s best crafts people. Ages 16+

Inclusion Programming


Sensory Friendly Hours

First Sunday each Month
Exhibit components that make noise will be turned off on the first Sunday of every month, 10 a.m. - noon.

Memory Café

February 22
A welcoming, safe space for individuals with Alzheimer’s or any type of Dementia, and their caregivers.