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Indianapolis, IN. is perhaps best known for the Indianapolis 500 or Indy 500. This is considered the cream of the crop in the racing world and each year the event draws close to 400,000 people over the Memorial Day weekend. Aside from this, there are many who’ll tell you that there isn’t much else to do in the city and have suggested that this is the why it’s known as "Nap" town. This moniker actually came about as a means to describe the city’s unique style of early jazz and has most recently been used in reference to the areas hip hop sound. Playing off of the original "Nap" town nickname, Indianapolis has also been referred to as the "City of Siesta’s". Contrary to these reports, there is much to see and do in Indianapolis. You just have to look in the right places.
The Indianapolis Symphony plays 200 shows annually giving music lovers something to do throughout the year. The city is also home to the country’s largest Children’s Museum making this the perfect family-friendly outing. Sports lovers will appreciate the NCAA Hall of Champions, while animal enthusiasts won’t want to miss taking in the Indianapolis Zoo. The zoo houses over 4,000 animals and was the first to build an underwater dolphin viewing dome.
Indianapolis plays hosts to several conventions throughout the year which bolsters tourism for the area. Many of these draw in more locals than tourists, particularly the Indianapolis Flower and Patio Show. The Indianapolis Flower & Patio Show hails itself as the city’s salute to spring and showcases the best of outdoor living as well as beautiful Indianapolis flowers. Now in its 82nd year, the show takes place at the Indiana state fair grounds and draws over 100,000 guests each year. In addition to a wide variety of finer outdoor living products, the show is ripe with greenery for sale from Indianapolis flower growers as well as surrounding area greenhouses and nurseries. The Indianapolis Flower & Patio Show is famous for the many gardens situated throughout the site, and the latest event showcased perhaps the most creative theme yet; "A Novel Idea". Each landscape artist designed their garden based on inspiration drawn from one of their favourite books. There were gardens based on The Wizard of Oz, Harry Potter, Under the Tuscan Sun, and The Chronicles of Narnia to name just a few. Some of the designers consult with Indianapolis florists and local Indianapolis flower designers to ensure their gardens have the most appeal. One of the most popular attractions at the Indianapolis Flower & Patio Show is the Belgard Challenge. Three Indianapolis flower & garden or landscaping design firms complete to see who can create the best outdoor living space within a price range of $25K. Show visitors decide the winner through on-site voting. Indianapolis flower shop owners attend to see what’s new in the industry as well to network with other Indianapolis flower industry professionals. The show has appeal for tourists and residents alike. Those who tell you that there isn’t anything to do in Indianapolis outside of the Indy 500 simply aren’t looking hard enough as the city holds a little something for everyone.
Indianapolis Sights and Sounds
- Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians
- Indianapolis Museum of Art
- Fountain Square
- Indiana Repertory Theatre
- Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
- Indianapolis Civic Theatre
Trust our florists in Zionsville or Noblesville flower shops to send flowers. Flower arrangements from our flower shops in Fishers and Beech Grove florists are always hand-arranged and hand-delivered in a beautiful vase. For the freshest flower delivery, go with real local Carmel florists and neighborhood Avon flower shops close to where your recipients are located. New Whiteland florists can also help you send flowers to any nearby city.
Whatever a man's age, he can reduce it several years by putting a bright-colored flower in his buttonhole.
- Mark Twain
A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books.
- Walt Whitman