Winter Activities & Events in Southern Indiana
It's the jolliest time of the year in southern Indiana! Put on your favorite sweater, marvel at the holiday lights, and discover indoor attractions as well as the holiday events. Spend time with family and friends and get in the holiday spirit out and about. Check out Derby Dinner Playhouse or the Culbertson Mansion; then head across the river into Louisville to visit the things to do on whiskey row and museum row - only a mile away.
- Derby Dinner Playhouse
- J&B Magic Shop & Theater
- Carnegie Center For Art & History
- ArtSeed Gallery
- KFC YUM! Center
- Joe Huber Family Farm & Restaurant
- Vintage Fire Museum
- Xtremenasium Trampoline & Ninja Park
- Dimension4 VR
- Museum Row
- Whiskey Row
- Schimpff's Confectionery
- Culbertson Mansion
2. J&B Magic Shop & Theater
Get your mind blown every week at their Thursday Night Magic Jam Sessions. Learn about magic and ask any questions you have with professional magic consultant, Brent Braun.
3. Carnegie Center For Art & History
Enjoy the ultimate Christmas experience at this year's Old Fashioned Christmas presented by Develop New Albany on December 7th. This event features refreshments, a discount at local shops, Christmas carolers, and a surprise for kids from Santa.
4. ArtSeed Gallery
If you're one for arts and culture then slide through to ArtSeed's holiday exhibit happening every Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday up to the 20th of December.
6. Joe Huber Family Farm & Restaurant
Grub down at the buffet, get some drinks, and get lost in the holiday spirit at this years' "Christmas in Buford - Snowed In" Dinner & Show on December 13 - 15.
7. Vintage Fire Museum
Snacks with Santa is for children of all ages who can have their pictures taken with Santa on a fire truck, receive a gift, and eat snacks on Dec. 14.
8. Xtremenasium Trampoline and Ninja Park
This 20,000-square-foot-indoor trampoline and ninja park feature obstacle courses, a video arcade, massage chairs, a smoothie bar and more. This attraction is fun for visitors of any skill level.
9. Dimension4 VR
The premier virtual reality experience in southern Indiana featuring 9 different virtual reality rooms with countless games to choose from too play. You can be whoever you want to be and their systems will allow you to jump, squat, reach, lean and will recreate your movements faithfully in the game.
If you want the best culinary experience in town that your taste buds will thank you for then MESA, A Collaborative Kitchen is the place to go. You'll get a hands-on demonstration from a superb local chef as well as a 3-5 course meal. Be sure to check out their upcoming events and your kids may enjoy a class at MESA Kids Cooking School!
13. Schimpff's Confectionery
Take a step back in time and go to a 128-year-old candy shop to watch live holiday candy demonstrations at the famous Schimpff's Confectionery.
15. Culbertson Mansion
Visit this 20,000 square foot Victorian mansion decorated in lavish Christmas decor that will make your jaw drop.