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Top 6 things to do this weekend

Posted at 7:51 PM, Feb 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-05 19:51:32-05

This weekend it's all about going somewhere warm and exotic without leaving Indy to do it! 

AAA Vacation Planning Expo 

When: Feb. 6

Where: Lucas Oil Stadium 

It's about that time when the winter blues start setting in. Even if you aren't planning a vacation in the next year, it's always fun to look! The expo includes planning options for road trips, tours, cruises and complete travel packages. Guests can also stop by the AAA Travel store to buy luggage and travel accessories.

For more information, click here.

Mardi Gras on Main 

When: Feb. 6

Where: Speedway 

Drink bourbon, eat Cajun food, and listen to live music at the third annual Mardi Gras on Main in Speedway. Live music will be played at the Dallara IndyCar Factory from 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. There is a $5 charge for the live music portion of the event. 

For more information, click here.

Carnval Brazil 2016

When: Feb. 6

Where: Jazz Kitchen located at 5377 North College Ave

Enjoy one of the most celebrated parties in the world from Indianapolis. The 2016 Carnaval celebration includes samba dancers, a Brazilian samba band, a special menu with Brazilian food, Brazilian beers, juices and soft drinks. A big screen will also display the Carnval parade in Rio de Janeiro.

For more information, click here.

Chinese New Year at the Children's Museum

When: Feb. 6 

Where: The Children's Museum of Indianapolis 

Celebrate the Chinese New Year at the museum. There will be performances from the Indianapolis Chinese Community Center and the Indianapolis Chinese Orchestra. Guests can also have their name written in traditional Chinese calligraphy. 

For more information, click here.

Melt the Trail 5K Run/Walk

When: Feb. 6

Where: Westfield 

Warm up your body and your heart at the Melt the Trail run. The run is a Valentine's themed fun run. Participants can dress up in homemade Valentine's Day costumes. 

For more information, click here.

Super Bowl 50

Watch the Panthers take on the Broncos in Santa Clara from your couch or favorite bar. The game kicks off at 6:30 p.m. ET.


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