Make Holiday Memories in Hamilton County !
Hop aboard the Nickel Plate Express this holiday season for a magical Reindeer Ride excursion including a Santa sighting, sipping hot chocolate and holiday lights. Enjoy festive fun with breakfast or dinner with Santa, Gingerbread Village or Conner Prairie by Candlelight during Holidays on the Prairie at Conner Prairie. Experience Indiana’s only authentic German holiday market with outdoor ice skating at the Carmel Christkindlmarkt, featuring a new Christmas Pyramid. The pyramid stands 33 feet tall, covered with lights and is the only one like it in the United States. Stroll through nearly 50 huts featuring gifts handcrafted in Germany while enjoying the sounds and tastes of a traditional Christmas Market. Traditional food and beverages include a hot mug of gluhwein (mulled wine), hand-rolled German pretzel, bratwurst, lebkuchen (German cookie), raclette (melted cheese served on bread) and stollen (dried fruit bread). Then rent a pair of ice skates and glide around The Ice at Center Green. Take a breath-taking slide down Koteewi Run Seasonal Slopes, located in Strawtown Koteewi Park.