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Get Your Game On 


How can you make the most of 40 events in 10 days all over the city? Here are three ways to enhance your Festival Game Plan:


Baker & Daniels  


Connect to PLAY through our blog and Facebook page. If you're an avid tweeter, follow the conversation with hashtag #SPIndy.





Check out GAMESpot, 80+ quirky sidewalk games developed by Know No Stranger that are sure to make you laugh.   




If you haven't already, register for events online. This guarantee's your seat and gives you access to potential prizes from our partners.




The event Messy Church on Monday at Roberts Park United Methodist Church has been cancelled. Speaker Lucy Moore is unable to travel from England into Indianapolis due to Hurricane Sandy.

Don't Miss Opening Weekend!




Playing in the Streets- Opening Night

(Signature Series Event)

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM at Harrison Center for the Arts




Musical Machinery Workshop with Pierre Bastien

(Signature Series Event)

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM at Big Car Service Center


Our Lives as Sacred Story with Carrie Newcomer

SOLD OUT (register to be added to waitlist)

(Signature Series Event)

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM at Christian Theogical Seminary, Rm. 166


Musical Machinery Performance with Pierre Bastien

(Signature Series Event)

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM at Central Library, Clowes Auditorium


Miracles, Myths, Lyrics & Lies

LIMITED SEATING AT DOOR (online sales closed) 

(Signature Series Event)

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM at Christian Theological Seminary, Shelton Auditorium


Find Sunday's events here. You can also find them in this Saturday's upcoming newsletter.


Festival Booklet

 Festival Booklet 

Spirit & Place Festival Blog


To Play or Not to Play, That is the Question
by Polina Osherov

"Mommy," she said quietly, " why are you always working?"

How could I possibly explain to my lovable blue-eyed princess that for me work was play and that playing games, of any kind, bored me to tears...read more.

#SPIndy Twitter Team


Know which events you're attending? Would you be interested in live tweeting at our events?  Check out who's on our awesome Twitter team and learn how to join the team.


Spirit & Place in the News


DoItIndy: Top 5 Indy Events


NUVO: Know No Stranger's GAMESpot


IndyStar: Check out these 5 interesting visitors


IndyStar: Amy Sedaris will play along at Spirit & Place Festival Event


IndyStar: Pumpkin pitching, Bali-themed theater


IndyStar: The Adventuress plays GAMESpot


IBJ: Spirit & Place Festival

Lilly Endowment, Inc.Allen Whitehill Clowes Charitable Foundation Inc.H. Wilbur Hardacre Charitable Trust

Marian University Bohlsen PR IUPUI  
The Indianapolis Foundation, a CICF affiliate The Polis Center at IUPUI University of Indianapolis


IU School of Liberal Arts, IUPUIIU School of Medicine, IUPUI 

North United Methodist Church Wishard Christian Theological Seminary


Christel DeHaan Family Foundation Franklin College Hilton Indianapolis Baker & Daniels 


Indiana Humanities  IU School of Dentistry, IUPUI Second Presbyterian ChurchSt. Pauls  
Congregation Beth El Zedeck Indianapolis Museum of Art Butler University Harrison Center for the Arts    
                    WFYI Nuvo