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broad ripple bicentennialIn the early 1900’s Broad Ripple Park was home to a premier amusement park complete with roller coaster, log ride, bumper cars, beach, petting zoo, carnival and more!

Celebrate the history of Broad Ripple and the Indiana Bicentennial with a four-day festival in Broad Ripple Park August 11-14. The festival will feature carnival rides and games, food and drink, an Indiana craft beer garden, live entertainment, and programs and community booths.

A history exhibit provided by Broad Ripple Gazette will be on display and Saturday and Sunday will feature artisan and vintage markets.

Broad Ripple Celebrates the Bicentennial is brought you by State Farm – Elizabeth Marshall with support from IndyParks, Pet Supplies Plus, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, HiFi, Jazz Kitchen, Vogue, 92.3 WTTS, Indy’s Child and Broad Ripple Magazine. Broad Ripple Celebrates the Bicentennial is an official event of the Indiana Bicentennial Celebration.

For more details about the event, click here, or go to the event facebook page here.