Group Tour Lunch Options

Box Lunches

Pre-order a lunch ready when you are!  Group lunches are set up at the Café on the Common or Small Shelter based on group size.

Please note: Lunch orders must be placed 14 days prior to your visit, with guaranteed numbers five business days prior. Prices do not include the 8% tax; please let us know if your group is tax-exempt.

Call us with your order at 317-776-6000 or fill out the Lunch Order Form.

Café on the Common

Enjoy lunch on your own at Café on the Common. Choose from deli sandwiches, fresh salads, pizza flats, soft-serve ice cream and more. Save room for our famous, warm apple dumplings!  Seating is located in a sheltered area outdoors next to the 1859 Balloon Voyage.

Café on the Common Hours
Open March 26 - November 1 during regular operating hours.

Full menu: 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Snacks and drinks: 10-11 a.m., 2-5 p.m.

Picnic Lunches

Bring a sack lunch and eat at the picnic area near the Welcome Center entrance.  This is a public space and is open to all groups and visitors during normal operating hours. Please remember to leave lunches on the bus or in a vehicle as there is no indoor storage available. You can easily re-enter the park from this area.

Catering Options

Looking for a more complete meal option? Catered functions can also be arranged to meet the needs and tastes of your group. These options include room/shelter rentals and options for picnics, buffets, and seated meals.  For more information contact Kim B. Jones at ( or 317-776-6000 extension 381)