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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: July 3, 2019

New Play Fishers Guide Released

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From family-favorite Glow in the Park and summer concerts at the NPD AMP, to the Fishers Farmers' Market and the Arts Crawl, here's your complete guide for everything fun in Fishers happening through September.Take a peek inside the new Play Fishers guide...

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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: June 10, 2019

NPD AMP Tickets on Sale Now!

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Fishers Parks & Recreation will host two ticketed Friday night concerts featuring national recording artists. Shows begin at 8 p.m. and gates open at 6 p.m. Tickets are now on sale at npdamp.com/Tickets.

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

Fishers announces additional acts coming to Nickel Plate District Amphitheater this summer

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Four new concerts have joined the entertainment lineup at the Nickel Plate District Amphitheater this year.

The Fishers Summer Concert Series kicks off this week with free concerts on Tuesday and Friday evenings in the newly renovated Amphitheater, present...

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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: February 6, 2019

Heart Hike Rescheduled for Feb. 16

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***Due to flooding on the trails, Saturday's Heart Hike has been rescheduled to Saturday, February 16 from 1 - 3 p.m.***

Join Fishers Parks & Recreation at this year’s free Heart Hike and celebrate American Heart Month by getting active and e...

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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 invi...

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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 30, 2018

Bask in the Sweet Sound of Blues This Labor Day Weekend

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The City of Fishers and Fishers Parks & Recreation is excited to announce the return of the annual Fishers Blues Fest sponsored by WFYI and Blues House Party on Labor Day weekend at the Nickel Plate District Amphitheater (NPD AMP). The free, family-fr...

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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

Fall AMP After Dark Shows

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The City of Fishers and Fishers Parks & Recreation are excited to partner with 92.3 WTTS on two fall AMP After Dark shows at the Nickel Plate District Amphitheater. The first show features:

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Summer Concert Series

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From family favorites to classic rock and bluesy melodies, this year’s summer concerts will offer four opportunities each week to unwind, socialize, and delight in the sounds of summer at the new and improved Nickel Plate District Amphitheater (NPD AMP).

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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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Posted on: November 22, 2016

The Fun Guide

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