Newfields’ Winterlights

If you’re looking to expand on your family’s holiday traditions, look no further than the Midwest’s one-of-a-kind winter wonderland! The breathtaking experience is perfect for the whole family and worth the trip! 

Indianapolis’ favorite winter celebration is back for the fifth consecutive year! Newfields’ Winterlights transforms the Indianapolis Museum of Art’s garden into a winter wonderland with over 1.5 million dazzling lights and holiday fun (+ seasonal goodies) for the whole family.

This year’s Winterlights experience will feature returning crowd favorites such as the Landscape of Light, The Frosted Forest, Snowflake Bridge, Ice Storm Walk and the Finale TreeNear the newly renovated Playhouse, guests will discover the new Rock Lawn featuring a rock music show accompanied by a digital projection display. Playing along with the projection will be Indianapolis-based band, Huckleberry Funk’s cover of the beloved Donny Hathaway song, This ChristmasAdditionally, in the Four Seasons Garden guests can enjoy a contemporary sculpture called, The Greys in Between created by local sculptor Anila Agha. Inspired by Islamic architecture, Agha uses light and shadow in combination with intricate patterning to explore concepts of communal spaces, belonging and exclusion. Near the Madeline F. Elder Greenhouse Newfields’ horticulture team has created a new outdoor area inspired by a vintage Christmas tree lot. This new feature is a charming one stop shop for a group photo, where guests can purchase unique retail items, refill your hot cocoa, roast s’mores sold by local Girl Scouts and much more.

Everyone’s favorite culinary treats will be back for this year’s celebration. Guests will be able to purchase an exclusive blend of Just Pop In popcorn and giant cookies from Circle City Sweets, alongside Newfields’ famous hot cocoa or apple cider (spiked with West Fork Whiskey if desired!) and Sun King Brewery’s exclusive Newfields brew, Electric Reindeer.

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