FAQs

GENERAL INFORMATION

When is Spark!Fishers?
The day-long festival is Saturday, June 30. The evening before, we’ll get the celebration started early with a special AMP After Dark Road Show concert at Saxony Fields, near Witten Park, featuring 90’s favorite Sugar Ray and introducing Ryan Ahlwardt. This is a free show, but tickets are required. Check the Fishers Parks & Recreation Facebook page for details on ticket stops.

What time is the event?
The event is all day long, with activities happening at different times throughout the day. View the event schedule.

Where is Spark!Fishers located?
The festival is located in the heart of the Nickel Plate District in downtown Fishers. See the event map, along with 5K and Parade route maps.

Where are the festival entrances?
Entrances are located in front of Municipal Complex on 116th Street; at 116th Street and Maple Street; at North Street and Lantern Road; and at Fishers Center Drive and Municipal Drive. See the event map for details.

Is Spark!Fishers free to attend?
Entry to the festival is free and no ticket is required. There will be food and artisan vendors on site with items available for purchase.

There is a cost to participate in the 5K. Register online or onsite at the event.

Are dogs permitted at the event?
Dogs are welcome at Spark!Fishers, but must be kept on a short leash and be friendly with other dogs and people. Please clean up after your dog, and bring water since it’s supposed to be a hot day!

Can I bring food and drink into the event?
Yes, but outside alcohol is not permitted. If you plan to purchase alcohol at the event, please be sure to bring your ID. We encourage you to bring water to stay hydrated throughout the day!

Are coolers and backpacks permitted?
Yes, but no outside alcohol is permitted, and personal items are subject to search.

Are maps available at the event?
There will be maps available at the entry. We also encourage you to download the free Nickel Plate District mobile app for your complete guide to Spark!Fishers. Download in the App Store or on Google Play.

Will the event be rescheduled if it rains?
The 5K, Fishers Farmers’ Market, and Street Fair are rain or shine. In the event of inclement weather, the parade and fireworks will be rescheduled for the same times on Sunday, July 1.

Where can I learn more?
Visit SparkFishers.com for event information. We encourage you to follow Spark Fishers on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, and use the hashtag #SparkFishers during the event!


ROAD CLOSURES & PARKING

What roads will be closed for the event?
Restrictions begin on Friday, June 29 through Saturday, June 30. See all road closures.

Where should I park?

Shuttle: Parking and free shuttle service to and from the event is available and will pick up at the Forum Conference Center and drop off at Sharp Printing from 10 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. near the festival entrance.

Parking: Free park and walk locations are available at Al Huda Foundation, Holland Park, and Fishers Elementary School.

Bike Parking: Free bike parking is available at the 116th St. Pocket Park, The Depot Garage, and Hamilton East Public Library. Handicap Accessible parking is located in The Edge Parking Garage on Lantern Road, just north of 116th Street.

Lyft and Uber Drop off: Drop off is located in front of The Edge Parking Garage.  There is also a special Lyft discount available for event attendees. Use code Sparkfishers for 15% off two rides during the event.

Handicap Accessible Parking: Handicap Accessible parking is located in The Edge Parking Garage on Lantern Road, just north of 116th Street. Please be sure to have your tag clearly displayed.

Find more info on parking at the event.

5K WALK/RUN

What is the 5K Route?
A map of the new 5K route is available.

Where can I register?
Register online here.

Is registration available onsite?
Yes, registration is available onsite. There is also a free Half-K Run for kids at 8:15 a.m.

 

PARADE & FIREWORKS

Where is the parade?
A map of the new parade route is available.

How early can I set up chairs for the parade?
More info coming soon!

Where can I view the fireworks from?
Fireworks can be viewed right from your parade spot, or from traditional viewing locations at Holland Park and in the Nickel Plate District. A sensory friendly viewing area is located at Meyer Najem Construction.

 

ONSITE

Where is the closest ATM?
The closest ATMs are located at Citizens State Bank in the Municipal Complex, and at Fifth Third Bank located at North Street & Commercial Drive.

Where are restrooms located?
Restrooms are located throughout the event. See the event map for details.

Where can I go for information at the event?
Visit the information booth located to the East of City Hall. Or, download the free Nickel Plate District mobile app for your complete guide to Spark!Fishers. Download in the App Store or on Google Play.