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Family-friendly Christmas spectacles in Indy

WTHR's Carlos Diaz shares three family-friendly events to get in the Christmas spirit

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) — It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Indianapolis!

Here are three family-friendly events to get in the Christmas spirit:

Jolly Days Winter Wonderland

  • Nov. 23-Jan. 5, 2020
  • The Children's Museum of Indianapolis
  • Free with museum admission
  • Highlights:
    • 47-foot Yule Slide
    • "Ice skate" in your socks
    • Make it snow in the Giant Snow Globe
    • Meet and get a photo with Santa Nov. 29-Dec. 24

Jingle Rails

  • Nov. 23-Jan. 20, 2020
  • Eiteljorg Museum
  • Free with museum admission
  • Highlights:
    • Watch nine working model trains wind through a miniature landscape
    • New trains this year: The Indianapolis Motorspeedway and historic Spanish Colonial missions of the Southwest, including The Alamo

Festival of Trees

  • Nov. 15-Jan. 4, 2020
  • Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center
  • Ticket prices:
    • $13 per adult
    • $12 per senior (60+)
    • $5 per youth (5-17)
    • Free for children under 5
  • Highlights:
    • 92 elaborate trees
    • Help choose the best trees by voting for your favorites
    • The 30-foot showstopper tree will serve as a tribute to nature in Indiana
    • See if you can find the 10 pickle ornaments hiding in various trees