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IUPUI Alumni Association Holiday Night at the Children’s Museum

Snowball Fight - Holiday Night 2016

Celebrate the season with IUPUI!

IUPUI Alumni Association Holiday Night
The Children's Museum of Indianapolis
Friday, Dec. 9, 2016
6:30 to 9:00 p.m.

Bring the little ones and the rest of the family to the Indianapolis Children's Museum on Friday, December 9 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. for holiday cheer, music, good food, and carousel rides. Visit all five floors of the museum without the crowds and long lines, create a gingerbread person with the IU School of Education, interact with school and alumni affiliates, and children ages 3 - 12 can enter the "Jinx Coloring Contest". Cost includes admission ticket, food voucher for food court, unlimited water and soft drinks, and dessert stations.

Young Alumni Event

IUPUI invites those young alumni who want to toast to sleigh rides, family and friends, festive lights, childhood wonder, mistletoe, roasted chestnuts, and the most wonderful time of the year to Holiday Night. This special event includes a tour of the Children’s Museum private toy collection for up to 40 people, a cash bar with a complimentary drink ticket for our signature hosted cocktail, live entertainment by the Red Hot Whiskey Sippers, a dessert buffet, and later hours.

Young Alumnus (Ages 21 to 34) - $15.00 (includes a cocktail and cash bar with a complimentary drink ticket, a dessert buffet, live entertainment, and access to all five floors of the Indianapolis Children's Museum.) *Note: Meal vouchers will not be provided to those attending this Young Alumni event.*

6:45 to 7:30 p.m. — Tour of the Children’s Museum’s Private Toy Collection (limited to 40 attendees)
7:30 to 10 p.m. — Winter Wonderland Young Alumni Event

All attendees will have access to the gift shop, a silent auction benefiting the Davis IUPUI Regatta Scholarship, special exhibits such as Disney Channel’s Doc McStuffins, Spaceship Earth, ScienceWorks, Jolly Days, and Santa.

Special Exhibits

Doc McStuffins

Through imaginative play and intergenerational learning, visitors will be transported to a world inspired by Doc’s backyard playhouse clinic; There, they will share the joy of bringing their favorite toys to life as they learn more about staying healthy, caring for others, while problem solving.

Beyond Spaceship Earth

This all-new, immersive exhibit tells the dynamic story of space exploration from NASA’s Project Mercury program, which sent the first Americans into space, to the International Space Station. Families can see try on space gear and try out interactive space-task activities. View space artifacts and images courtesy of Purdue University Archives. Explore the Astronaut Wall of Fame, learn about the Hoosiers who’ve made astronomical impact.


Cost includes admission ticket, a coupon good at any of the following vendors in the food court - Grill, Pizza, Deli and Grab & Go, drinks, and a dessert buffet.

  • Adult - $25.00
  • IUPUI Students - $15.00
  • Children aged 3 - 12 - $15.00
  • Children 2 and younger - Free

*Children's Museum Membership admission privileges may not be applied to this event*


Please contact Ryan Mcilrath at or 317-274-5063.


Click here to view images from past year's Holiday Night at the Children's Museum of Indianapolis.


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