high season: May to October
low season: January to February
shoulder season: March to April, November to December
Weather InformationSummers are warm and sticky, with afternoon temperatures reaching the high 80s. Winters are chilly, with a slight chance of snowfall. Rain is distributed evenly throughout the year. Spring and fall are mild and cool.
Crowd InformationThe largest crowds gather in May at the Indianapolis 500. The NCAA Final Four basketball games in March are also popular events. The colorful foliage attracts a driving audience in the fall.
Closure InformationHotels, shops, and sites remain open throughout the year; however, amusement parks usually close in the fall and reopen for the summer.
When to SavePrices rarely fluctuate throughout the year; however, in May, Indianapolis hotel prices can rise due to the high demand of the races.
When to BookAlthough last-minute deals can be found throughout the rest of the year, booking two months in advance will help ensure the lowest prices and guarantee availability. Book at least one year in advance if visiting Indianapolis in May.
Information provided by the Indiana Office of Tourism Development