Mass Ave Mile Summer Festival and Sidewalk Sale offers fest-goers a unique shopping experience featuring merchants and vendors ranging from clothing and accessories to jewelry, original artwork, décor and even interactive experiences such as pop-up performances, live music & much more! the hub of Summerfest will be the 600 block of Mass Ave which has a central greenspace made available by the Stenz Corporation, a festival partner. The street, alleys and greenspaces around the 600 block will host artist and maker booths and the IndyFringe on wheels. On the north end of Mass Ave, Bottleworks is hosting their popular vendor fair, and up and down Mass Ave, the merchants association is conducting their annual sidewalk sale.

Special feature this year: learn about Mass Ave history and celebrate the enduring legacy of the Mass Ave District through the arts. Two playwrights, selected for their exceptional artistic work, will create the Festivals’ featured readings. Made possible with support from the Indianapolis Foundation and District Theatre.

And its all free!

The festival offers a venue for our local artists and makers and features Mass Ave’s synergistic relationship between history, the arts, experience and small business; making the Mass Ave Cultural Arts District a unique destination community within downtown.