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Top 6 things to do this weekend around Indy

Posted at 1:17 PM, Sep 18, 2015

Fall officially starts next Wednesday, so get out and about while you can! Below are six options to help you do just that. 

Irish Fest

When: September 17-20

Where: Military Park 

This is the 20th annual Indianapolis Irish Fest. The festival celebrates the state's Celtic heritage with Irish step dancers, the greening of the canal basin, a mini parade to Military Park, and children's and cultural activities. There are also several bands performing. 

More than 30,000 people are expected to attend the festival. 

Tickets are $5-$15 for adults and $10 for students 14-18 with a student ID. Tickets are $5 for children under 3 and kids under age 5 are free. 

For more information, click here. 

Indy Jazz Fest

When: Through September 19

Where: Various locations

Indy Jazz Fest is 10 days of concerts, classes, and panel discussions. The event is a year-long project for the non-profit Indianapolis Jazz Foundation. Ticket prices vary.

For more information, click here.

Monument Circle Oktoberfest 

When: September 18, 7:00 -11:00 p.m. 

Where: Monument Circle 

There will be an authentic German Biergarten, traditional German food and live music. 

Admission is free. 

For more information, click here

Indianapolis Sister Cities Festival 

When: September 19 

Where: Georgia Street

This event is free and great for kids! It is a cultural street fair with a variety of booths, world sports, international food, live music and a kid's zone. 

For more information, click here.

Fiesta Indianapolis 

When: September 19 

Where: American Legion Mall 

This festival has been celebrating Latino culture since 1980. An average of 15,000 people attend every year. The celebration includes dancing, food, a health and wellness fair, community service booths, and kids activities. 

Admission is free. 

For more information, click here.

Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes

When: September 19 

Where: 801 W. Washington St. 

The 5K run or walk raises money to help those affected by diabetes. 

To register for the walk, click here.