Spark!Fishers festival kicks off next week

~ Fishers, IN- The highly anticipated Spark!Fishers festival presented by Meijer is returning to the Nickel Plate Cultural District this summer for a weeklong celebration. From Monday, June 24 to Saturday, June 29, the festival will offer a variety of events and activities for the community to enjoy while also showcasing the unique spirit of Fishers.

This year's festival will feature a new schedule of events, including the popular drone show which will now close out the Tuesday concert. Attendees can also look forward to a fireworks display at the Nickel Plate District Amphitheater on Friday night following the concert. In addition, a 1-Mile Walk/Run has been added to the lineup alongside the traditional Spark!Fishers 5k.

The grand marshal for this year's Spark!Fishers parade will be Indy Ignite, Indiana's first professional volleyball team. The team is set to make their debut in January 2025 and will be based at Fishers' new Event Center, scheduled to open in fall 2024.

Visitors can also take advantage of free programming at the newly opened Fishers Municipal Center during Saturday's events. This includes art galleries featuring works by renowned Hoosier artist Kurt Vonnegut Jr., as well as interactive activities and performances by local performing arts groups.

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To make attending Saturday's festivities easier, attendees are encouraged to park at FORUM Conference Center and take advantage of the free shuttle service running from 2pm to 10pm. Please note that shuttles will not run between 5pm and 7pm due to road closures for the parade at 6pm. Shuttles will resume after the parade and end at 10pm. More information about parking and road closures can be found on

The festival schedule includes various events throughout the week such as a charity golf outing on Monday in partnership with Fishers Rotary Club, a free concert featuring Uptown Funk: A Bruno Mars Tribute on Tuesday, and a 1-Mile Walk/Run and 5K Race presented by IU Health Fishers on Wednesday. On Thursday, the Spark!Fishers Car & Art Show will take place at the Fishers Municipal Complex, followed by a free concert featuring Red: A Taylor Swift Tribute on Friday. The week will conclude with a street fair and parade on Saturday.

As the community comes together to celebrate Spark!Fishers, it is important to be aware of road closures throughout the week. A full list of closures can be found on the festival's website. Attendees are also encouraged to check out parking information to make their experience as smooth as possible.

Don't miss out on this exciting weeklong festival that celebrates all things Fishers. Mark your calendars for June 24-29 and join in on the fun at Spark!Fishers presented by Meijer. For more information about the festival and its events, visit

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