Hendricks County Holiday Events Guide


It's all about the holiday's in Avon, Plainfield, Danville & Brownsburg! These areas have done plenty of planning and organizing to help make it a festive season!

Starting in Brownsburg, they are putting the Christmas cheer into the only parade around. It is the Christmas Under the Stars parade and festival kicking-off December 3rd at 6:00 pm from Brownsburg town hall. Enjoy the lighting of the Christmas tree and the biggest parade yet with 38 floats that will make there way from Brown Elementary north to Main St. then onto SR 267 past town hall and finishing at Arbuckle Acres. Find more info on this big event at www.brownsburg.org.

Over to Danville where they have wonderland of holiday fun. Go to Ellis Park and see the magnificent Winterland Holiday Light Show running November 25th-December 24th. Times during the week are Sunday-Thursday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Friday and Saturday 6:00 - 10:00 pm. Santa will have his sleigh here every Friday-Sunday at the times listed. Help out by bringing a bag of canned food items any Wednesday and get in for $3.00. Another big event is Paws and Clause on December 6th and 13th bring your pet for a pet picture with Santa. Danville keeps the fun going, skate the day away with Skate the Square outdoor rink in Downtown from November 25th-December 6th, Monday through Fridays 4:00 - 8:00 pm, Saturdays 10:00 am to 9:00 pm. and Sundays Noon - 7:00 pm. Visit www.visitdowntowndanville.com for more info.

If you like caroling then Plainfield is the place to be. Plainfield Library Family Christmas Caroling has an evening of singing and child friendly games followed by cookie decorating and eating. Registration is required for this event. Call 838-3801 or visit www.plainfieldlibrary.net.

The biggest winter event is the Holiday Open House and Rural Routes to Main Street Cultural Trail. This will definitely get you in the holiday spirit and you can purchase items for the people on your Christmas list. The open houses run from Thursday December 8th - Saturday December 10th. This self directed driving tour lets you choose the places in Hendricks County and includes art studios, galleries, workshops and special events as you travel along scenic county roads. Wine Taste at Chateau Thomas Winery, buy holiday desserts at Bread Basket Cafe in Daville, and see glass artwork in Clayton at Hot Blown Glass, Ltd. and much more. For a list of all the events and locations go to www.ruralroutestomainstreet.com.


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Great location in Avon! Visit this home during an Open House on Sunday 11/27 from 12-2. Contact Krista at 413-8198 or krista@carlvargasteam.com with any questions.


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Lately it seems as if many clients and customers have a lot of questions about area schools when looking for a home. We have many families moving in from other cities as well as families with young children getting ready to embark on their scholastic journey. All of our team members are very well acquainted with the wonderful surrounding schools and are able to give good advice depending what parents are looking for in a school.

However, even as a former high school teacher in a Hendricks County school corporation, I (Krista) am not able to answer all and every question when pertaining to some statistics or resources of a certain school. That is why we are happy to encourage families to visit http://www.greatschools.org/ when researching anything pertaining to schools in the Indianapolis area or when relocating to anywhere in the country.

We understand that choosing the location of your new home can rely on many factors. We believe that choosing the right school for your kids is probably one of the biggest factors in the decision making process. Please contact us today if you have any questions about the area in which you are interested in purchasing your next home. We can help you understand what each school system has to offer and so much more.


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