Best spots for outdoor parties in Indy Triangle Lawn Games

Indianapolis, IN is a wonderful place to live, work and raise a family. It has a wide selection of parks and outdoor spaces, all of which are used for a variety of events, gatherings and parties. As the area’s leading provider of yard game rentals (check out our Indy website here) we have been to some of the best spots to have an outdoor party in Indianapolis and have compiled them here for you. 

The best parks for having an outdoor party in Indianapolis, IN (2)

Eagle Creek Park

Address: 7840 W 56th St, Indianapolis, IN 4625

Eagle Creek Park features more than 1,400 acres of water and 3,900 acres of forest. It offers a wide variety of activities just minutes from downtown. Visitors enjoy fishing, boating, hiking, and more. You may even catch a glimpse of a bald eagle.

At Eagle Creek, there are lots to rent out – shelters, boats, bikes, and more!

Park Activities:

Go Ape Treetop Adventure Watersports Cross-Country Skiing Bird Watching
Bark Park Soccer Complex Trails Hiking
Concert Series Fishing Peace Learning Center Picnicking
Gold Course Picnics & Playgrounds Biking Pet Friendly
Beach & Swimming Photography Shelter Rentals

Eagle Creek Park’s Crest and Hide-A-Way facilities offer a beautiful retreat for reunions, picnics, corporate outings, weddings, and/or receptions all year-round. For more information on both facilities, call 317.327.7193.

 Eagle’s Hide-A-Way

  • Mon – Thu (Before 5pm): $75/hr
  • Mon – Thu (After 5pm): $100/hr
  • Weekend (Fri after 5pm, Sat – Sun): $150/hr

Eagle’s Crest

  • Mon – Thu (Before 5pm): $75/hr
  • Mon – Thu (After 5pm): $100/hr
  • Weekend (Fri after 5pm, Sat – Sun): $135/hr

The park has 15 covered shelters available to accommodate anywhere from 40–200 people for gatherings. All of these reserved shelters have at least one grill and come equipped with picnic tables. Some have a playground and public restrooms nearby, and others are handicap accessible and come with electricity. For more information on shelter rentals, call 317.327.7110.

Crest Outdoor Shelter

  • Resident: $400 ($1 for each person over 100)
  • Non-Resident: $480 ($1 for each person over 100)

Marina (Indoor Shelter)

  • Weekdays (Mon – Fri): $35/hr
  • Weekends (Sat – Sun): $45/hr  
The best parks for having an outdoor party in Indianapolis, IN_Holliday Park

Holliday Park

Address: 6363 Spring Mill Road, Indianapolis, Indiana 46260

One of Indianapolis’ oldest parks, Holliday Park is located just six miles north of downtown and encompasses 94 acres of beautiful green space. Visitors can explore the nature center, play on one of the city’s best, hard-to-leave playgrounds, hike more than 3.5 miles of picturesque trails or take a stroll around the one-of-a-kind Holliday Park Ruins.

Holliday Park Pavilion

  • Provides the perfect space for your next gathering! The covered, open-air pavilion provides shaded seating for 50 and is conveniently located near the playground. The pavilion includes three single-stall restrooms that will be available to the public during your rental.
  • Rentals are by the day, once booked the pavilion is reserved for you from 8:00 am to 9:00 pm.
  • Maximum attendance is 50 people.
  • The rental fee is $150/day.
  • The park is open each day at 5 am and is available to the public until 11 pm.
  • Click here to reserve the Pavilion:

Holliday Park Pavilion

  • Provides a unique venue for corporate retreats, birthday parties, family reunions, and more! Each of our comfortable spaces offers a spectacular setting within the wooded landscape of this natural oasis. Host your next event with us and discover why people feel they have left the city while visiting Holliday Park. They also have Parking and are Pet friendly.
  • Please call (317) 327-7180 with questions or to schedule a rental.
Room Rate Capacity Size
Auditorium $100 / hour 75 32′ x 40′
Classroom 1 $40 / hour 25 24′ x 24′
Classroom 2 $40 / hour 25 24′ x 24′
Both Classrooms $80 / hour 50 24′ x 48′
Library $40 / hour 10 20′ x 14′


    The best parks for having an outdoor party in Indianapolis, IN_Broad Ripple Park

    Broad Ripple Park

    Address: 1550 Broad Ripple Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana 46220

    Broad Ripple Park facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, tennis courts, baseball diamond, multi-use athletic fields, playground, picnic shelters and areas, a viewing platform over the White River, a bark park, a wooded preserve, a walking/jogging/running/bicycling and fitness path, and a boat ramp to the White River.

    They also have swimming pool, bark park, tennis court, playground, private lot parking and they are pet friendly as well.

    Picnic Knoll

    • Picnic Knoll is not a covered shelter but a grouping of picnic tables right by the playground. There is 1 large grill, with tables to accommodate 40 people. Near seasonal restrooms, water fountains and playground.


    Best party supply stores in Indianapolis, IN:

    • Dollar Tree: 6961 Madison Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46227
    • Party City – 3622 Bethany Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46268
    • A Classic Party Rental – 8020 Zionsville Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46268

    Best places to buy cold beer in Indianapolis, IN:

    • Stoney’s Liquor store – 5135 E 10th St, Indianapolis, IN 46219
    • Kahn’s Fine Wines & Spirits – 5341 N Keystone Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46220
    • Total Wine & More – Nora Corners Shopping Center, 1460 E 86th St, Indianapolis, IN 46240

    Best indoor spots to throw a kid’s birthday in Indianapolis, IN:

    • The Pink Party Palace Indy – 995 N Fenton Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46219
    • Zip City Indy – 6650 Bluff Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46217
    • DEFY Indianapolis – 8 356 Masters Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46250