Join Fishers Parks and the City of Fishers as we celebrate the grand opening of the Nickel Plate Trail, presented by First Internet Bank, during events on Saturday, May 14!
Noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 14
This free, family-friendly celebration will be our first public kickoff event to welcome the public to explore the downtown portion of the Nickel Plate Trail while enjoying live music, food trucks, public art, and more, extending south to activities at the Fishers Parks HQ at the trail and 106th Street (inside the Hub & Spoke building at 8100 E. 106th Street).
Prior to this event, the Fishers Farmers Market will run from 8 a.m. to noon at the Nickel Plate District Amphitheater, which will be hosting the annual Hope for Happiness event in partnership with Fishers and Hamilton Southeastern High Schools' Bring Change to Mind student clubs to raise awareness about mental health and the city's Stigma Free initiative.
7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, May 14
This free, adult-oriented evening celebration will welcome Fishers residents to enjoy food and drink from local breweries and food trucks while strolling the downtown portions of the Nickel Plate Trail. Guests will enjoy public art, live music, and more.
Celebrate the grand opening of the Nickel Plate Trail and shop local with these deals at businesses along the trail starting on Saturday, May 14.
8607 E. 116th Street
4:30 to 11 a.m. and 4 to 7:30 p.m. Monday-Friday; 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday
Get 4 weeks for $99 when you purchase by Saturday, May 21. Valid for new members only.
9 Municipal Drive
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday; 9 a.m. to noon Saturday
Get Simply Free personal &/or business checking, and during the month of May, receive your choice of a grill tool set, serving tray, umbrella, or cutting board when you open a new account.
8760 E. 116th Street
11 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily
Get 2 small cones for $6. Not valid with any other offers. Valid through May 31.
8626 E. 116th Street
5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday; 4:30 to 10 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday (brunch)
10% off a Nickel Plate Rosé Wine Flight. Dine in only. Valid through May 31.
11389 Lantern Road
$29 off a Share the Fun hot air balloon ride. All rides are weather permitting.
Free street and garage parking is available throughout the Nickel Plate District. Garage parking is available in The Depot garage, Flats at Switch garage, Police Station garage, Spark Apartments garage, and First Internet Bank garage. Accessible parking is located in the parking lot immediate east of City Hall and south of the City Services building. View and download a parking map here.
Recently, the logistics surrounding the upcoming Nickel Plate Trail Grand Opening events have shifted due to an increase in expected attendance. Therefore, event staff has decided that a parking restriction and road closure are necessary during the Saturday, May 14, events. Parking will be prohibited on Municipal Drive along the east side of Central Green, in effect from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Additionally, from 5 to 10 p.m., there will be a road closure in effect for this section of Municipal Drive beginning at 116th Street. The remaining portions of Municipal Drive will remain accessible via Fishers Center Drive, North Street, and Lantern Road. Switch garage access will remain accessible via North Street.
March 30, 2022 - The City of Fishers and Fishers Parks announced today the public opening of the downtown portion of the Nickel Plate Trail, including the pedestrian tunnel beneath 116th Street, on Saturday, May 14. With the opening of the downtown section, users will be able to travel from 146th Street to 106th Street.