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Posted on: August 11, 2020

2020 Blues Fest Lineup Announced

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A Fishers Labor Day tradition, the 8th annual Fishers Blues Fest returns to the Nickel Plate District Amphitheater, brought to you by Fishers Parks on Friday and Saturday, September 4-5, from 7-11 p.m.Presented by IU Health Saxony, the free, two-night eve...

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Posted on: August 10, 2020

Fishers Launches New Lifestyle Blog

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The City of Fishers has announced the launch of its new lifestyle blog site, ThisIsFishers.com.

The site is the official blog of the city that embodies what it means to be uniquely Fishers. The new blog showcases how we live, work, learn, and play in our c...

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Posted on: July 21, 2020

Fishers AgriPark to open to the public this month

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The highly anticipated Fishers AgriPark opens to the public Tuesday, July 28. Visitors of all ages will be immersed in a working farm and learn about current farming practices and the innovations needed to feed our world. Once ready for harvest, the foods...

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Posted on: July 16, 2020

Fishers’ Nickel Plate District Amphitheater announces free, socially distant concert series

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The Fishers Pop-Up Concert Series, brought to you by Fishers Parks, is coming to the Nickel Plate District Amphitheater (NPD AMP). Presented by IU Health Saxony, these free shows will offer something for everyone in a first come, first served limited-capa...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Fishers Parks Reopen Playgrounds & Water Amenities

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Fishers Parks is excited to announce that playgrounds and splash pads reopen June 12, coinciding with Governor Holcomb’s Back on Track Indiana plan. Saxony Lake & Beach opens Sunday, June 14.Effective today, Friday, June 12, Fishers Parks an...

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

City of Fishers Begins Reopening Park Facilities

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Fishers will begin opening its park facilities with a phased approach starting Friday, May 22, coinciding with Governor Holcomb’s Back on Track Indiana plan. Since the COVID-19 outbreak, parks, and trails have remained open for outdoor recreatio...

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Posted on: April 20, 2020

Fishers Farmers' Market returns May 2

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The Fishers Farmers’ Market, hosted by Fishers Parks and presented by IU Health Saxony, will kick off the 2020 season with an online market beginning Saturday, May 2, in response to COVID-19. During this challenging time, it is more imp...

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Posted on: April 16, 2020

Fishers AgriPark gears up to open this summer

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Preparations are underway at the Fishers AgriPark, located at 113th Street and Florida Road, as the Fishers Parks team gears up for a summer opening.As one of the nation’s largest urban farms, the Fishers AgriPark pays homage to Fishers&rsqu...

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Posted on: April 15, 2020

At Home with Fishers Parks

AT HOME WITH FISHERS PARKS | MAKING STAY AT HOME PLAY AT HOME

While we’re all navigating through these uncertain times together, we’re here to bring a spark of joy and wonder through virtual experiences and by spreading community cheer.

Just because we’re social distancing, doesn&rsq...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

UPDATE: Travel to Parks Permitted Under Current Travel Ban

COVID-19 COMMUNITY PLAN TIP: driving to fishers parks is permitted. while playgrounds & park facilit

UPDATE: Leaving the home for essential activities is permitted for outdoor activity to engage in outdoor activity, provided that residents comply with the social distancing requirements as, by way of example and without limitation, walking, hiking, runnin...

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Posted on: October 29, 2019

Fishers Holiday Farmers’ Market invites you to shop fresh and local this holiday season

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Fishers Parks & Recreation will debut the brand-new Fishers Holiday Farmers’ Market this Saturday at Holland Park (1 Park Drive, Fishers). The seasonal market will be held Saturdays, November 2 through December 28, from 9 a.m. to noon inside...

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Posted on: October 17, 2019

Boo Bash offers Halloween fun for Fishers families

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Fishers Parks & Recreation will offer a jump start on Halloween fun in Fishers next weekend with their annual Boo Bash event. This year’s celebration will be held on Saturday, October 26 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the Central Green and at the...

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Posted on: August 29, 2019

Hear the Sweet Sounds of Blues at the NPD AMP

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End the summer with Fishers Blues Fest, a Fishers Labor Day tradition! The free, two-night event includes performances by renowned local and national blues artists. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., no tickets required.Friday, August 30

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  • Paul Linden & H...
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Posted on: August 7, 2019

Fishers hosts up-and-coming national acts to cap off concert season

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The kids are heading back to school and the long days of summer are coming to an end, but the fun is just ramping up at the Nickel Plate District Amphitheater in the heart of downtown Fishers. The Nickel Plate District Amphitheater’s concert ser...

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Posted on: July 9, 2019

Fishers hosts first Arts Crawl of the summer next week in partnership with Fishers Arts Council

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The Fishers Arts Crawl returns on Friday, July 19, with an evening of art, music, and shopping in downtown Fishers. Stroll through the Nickel Plate District—recently designated as a Statewide Cultural District—and enjoy local and regio...

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Posted on: June 15, 2019

Fishers gears up for Spark!Fishers, ignited by First Internet Bank, this month

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The second-annual Spark!Fishers festival, ignited by First Internet Bank, is just a few weeks away, and the city is busy gearing up for the big celebration. Recently, hundreds of flags went on display around the Nickel Plate District, located in the heart...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Fishers Parks & Recreation offers summer fun for the entire family

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The school year has come to an end and although the summer solstice is still several weeks away, the summer season is unofficially underway in Fishers!

Summertime brings a buzz of activity around the city. From concerts in the Nickel Plate District Amphith...

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Posted on: May 24, 2019

Splash Pads & Saxony Lake Open This Weekend

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Fishers Parks & Recreation is excited for the summer reopening of the City’s popular water amenities this Memorial Day weekend!The free splash pads at Holland Park and Billericay Park open Saturday, May 25 through Labor Day from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. (wea...

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Posted on: May 20, 2019

City of Fishers hosts second-annual Spark!Fishers festival June 28 & 29

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The second-annual Spark!Fishers festival, ignited by First Internet Bank, returns June 28 and 29 to the Nickel Plate District in the heart of downtown Fishers. The celebration is packed full of family-favorites and Independence Day traditions, while showc...

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

Fishers Farmers’ Market opens this weekend for the summer season

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The beloved summer tradition, the Fishers Farmers’ Market, returns for another season this Saturday, May 4. Presented by IU Health Saxony, the market will be held every Saturday from 8 a.m. until noon in the Nickel Plate District Amphitheater (6...

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Posted on: April 9, 2019

Vertical Horizon & Tonic to perform at Spark!Fishers festival this summer

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The City of Fishers announced today that Vertical Horizon and Tonic will perform a free concert at the 2019 Spark!Fishers festival, ignited by First Internet Bank.

The concert will kick off the two-day community festival in the Nickel Plate District, locat...

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Posted on: March 26, 2019

Prescribed Burn at Ritchey Woods

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Fishers Parks & Recreation is planning a prescribed fire on Wednesday, March 27 beginning at 8:30 a.m. at Ritchey Woods Nature Preserve. The park will be closed during this time.

Prescribed fire is a land management tool used to enhance and maintain gr...

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Posted on: March 25, 2019

The Fishers Farmers' Market Returns for an Extended Season!

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Fishers Parks & Recreation is excited to announce the return of the Fishers Farmers Market presented by IU Health Saxony Hospital for an extended season every Saturday, May 4 through October 26 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Nickel Plate District AMP.

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Posted on: March 25, 2019

City of Fishers to celebrate National Vietnam War Veterans Day on Friday

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The City of Fishers —a Commemorative Partner of the Vietnam War Commemoration—will celebrate National Vietnam War Veterans Day with a free public ceremony on Friday, March 29. The ceremony will take place at 11 a.m. at Liberty Plaza in front of Fishers Ci...

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Posted on: March 7, 2019

First Internet Bank announced as presenting sponsor for Spark!Fishers 2019

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The City of Fishers has announced First Internet Bank as the presenting sponsor for the second-annual Spark!Fishers festival this summer. After a successful debut in 2018, the community-led festival will return to the Nickel Plate District with a weekend-...

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Posted on: February 26, 2019

Fishers Parks & Recreation announces 2019 Fishers Summer Concert Series

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The Fishers Summer Concert Series hosted by Fishers Parks & Recreation will return in June with a refreshed venue, new showtimes, and both local and national performing acts. The free concert series includes performances on Tuesday and Friday evenings...

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Posted on: February 18, 2019

Resident Input Showcased as Draft Nickel Plate Trail Master Plan Unveiled

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Fishers City Council and City leadership were joined by over two hundred community members as members of the committee presented the Nickel Plate Trail Master Plan 2040 to the public. The development of the Master Plan began in September with over 30 publ...

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Posted on: November 30, 2018

Winter Wonderland rescheduled to 12/2 due to weather

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Winter Wonderland presented by Fishers Elite Martial Arts has been rescheduled due to inclement weather. The event will take place on Sunday, December 2 from 2 to 8 p.m. outdoors at the Nickel Plate District Amphitheater (6 Municipal Drive). The annual tr...

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Posted on: November 14, 2018

Fishers Parks & Recreation Welcomes New Assistant Director

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Fishers Parks & Recreation is excited to welcome Marissa Deckert as the department's new Assistant Director! Marissa will manage internal administrative operations and lead key initiatives for the department.  

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Posted on: October 23, 2018

Fishers Boo Bash returns with new treats for spooktacular family fun

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Fishers Parks & Recreation is excited to bring new treats and activities to the annual Boo Bash event presented by Johnson Jensen LLP on Friday, October 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. on the Central Green in front of City Hall. The free celebration invites famil...

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Posted on: October 1, 2018

City of Fishers hosts first-ever October Farmers’ Market

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After a successful summer season of the award-winning Fishers’ Farmer Market, the City of Fishers will host its first-ever October Farmers’ Market this month.

The October Farmers’ Market will be held at Holland Park every Satu...

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Posted on: September 18, 2018

Fishers Planning Committee Announces Community Effort to Solicit Ideas for New Kind of Public Space

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As the City of Fishers gears up to transform the Nickel Plate Railroad into a whole new kind of public space, the Fishers Nickel Plate Trail Master Planning Committee invites the public to participate in the planning process, to join in the conversation a...

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Posted on: August 24, 2018

Mayor Scott Fadness Names New Director of Parks & Recreation

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Fishers Mayor Scott Fadness has named Sarah Sandquist as Director of Parks & Recreation, effective August 31. Mayor Fadness announced the appointment following the resignation of current Parks & Recreation Director Tony Elliot to pursue a new oppo...

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Posted on: August 2, 2018

Fishers Entrepreneur Steve Cage Donates $63,000 to Fishers Parks Foundation

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Fishers Parks & Recreation and the Fishers Parks Foundation announced today the donation of $63,000 from Steve Cage, a Fishers resident and entrepreneur. As an avid pickleball player, Cage’s donation will pay for the addition of two challeng...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Google Trekker in Fishers Parks

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Now you can view images of your favorite Indiana parks and trails on Google Maps. Fishers Parks & Recreation is happy to announce that we have collected images of local trails and pathways in partnership with Google Maps.  In 2016, the Indian...

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