Things To Do In Avon

Up to 72% Off Four at Monster Mini Golf

Monster Mini Golf

Multiple Locations

$32 $15

Balls ricochet around 18 black-lit indoor holes set amid luminous murals, giant monsters, and animated props; party with golf and games

Up to 50% Off Women's Fitness Classes

Erin Schwein Fitness

Avon

$90 $45

Women's fitness classes include boot camp, TRX, trampoline, kettlebell, cycling, circuit training sessions, and more

Up to 63% Off Self-Defense Seminars

Plainfield Karate

Plainfield

$100 $40

Instructors teach students ages 13 and up methods of self-defense that can be applied in real-world situations

94% Off MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass

MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass

Multiple Locations

$350 $20

Instructors encourage full-body results in a variety of fitness classes supplemented by a success guide and nutritional coaching

Up to 81% Off Fitness Classes

VFit

Brownsburg

$150 $29

Collegiate- and pro-football player helms 45-minute workouts focused on slimming down, toning up, and building strength

40% Off Music Lessons

My Violin Studio

Brownsburg

$90 $54

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

50% Off Fitness Classes

Hip Fitness

Brownsburg

$50 $25

Certified instructors lead groups through body-sculpting schedule of cardio, yoga, Pilates & spinning workouts in massive studio

36% Off Entry to BBQ Rib Fest

BBQ Rib Fest

Military Park

$14 $9

Award-winning barbecue and ribs from from national award winng BBQ teams served alongside live music and family-friendly activities

Dancing Pros Live! – Up to 50% Off

Dancing Pros Live!

Egyptian Room at Old National Centre

$50 $25

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Professional dancers from Dancing With the Stars and So You Think You Can Dance compete in a live show hosted by Alan Thicke

Half Off a Haunted-History Walking Tour

Spirit Expeditions

$50 $25

A two-hour walking tour covers most haunted areas and allows guests to conduct their own paranormal investigation

Up to 66% Off Indianapolis Colts Game & Reggie Wayne Autograph

Official Fan Package

Lucas Oil Stadium

$293 $99

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After consecutive playoff appearances, high expectations accompany Indianapolis during a trio of home games to start the 2014 season

Up to 63% Off Shooting-Range Passes or Membership

Family Indoor Shooting Range

Raymond Park

$95 $45

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Indoor shooting range with an air filtration system accommodates .22 LR to 44 MAG handgun calibers at six different lanes

Jesse McCartney – Up to 57% Off

Jesse McCartney

Egyptian Room at Old National Centre

$35 $15

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Singer, songwriter, and actor shares soulful pop hits in support of his latest album, In Technicolor

Up to 50% Off Video-Gaming Passes or Party

Ebash Video Game Center

Multiple Locations

$20 $10

Numerous PC and gaming consoles set up in a family-friendly environment that encourages socializing

57% Off Indoor Rock Climbing

Climb Time Indy

Castleton

$60 $26

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8,500 square feet of climbing space with 4,000 holds and routes that change weekly

$5 for a Movie Outing at Studio Movie Grill

Studio Movie Grill

Indianapolis College Park

$10.25 $5

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A wide selection of new releases and cult classics is projected on towering screens as viewers watch from leather recliners and tables

Up to 67% Off Bowling for Up to 6 or 12

Hindel Bowling Lanes

Indianapolis

$112 $37

Two hours of unlimited bowling for groups of up to 6 or 12 in family-owned facility open since 1957

Up to 74% Off Student-Athlete Training

Warrior Fitness

Castleton

$1,200 $355

Tutors and trainers help student-athletes excel in the classroom as well as on the field with homework help and sports training

55% Off Scavenger-Hunt Adventure Race

The Ultimate Urban Scavenger Race

Scotty's Brewhouse Downtown

$55 $25

Teams race to solve clues and strategize to win cash prizes and awards during urban race; music and drink specials at post-race party

Up to 53% Off Rowing Class

Indianapolis Rowing Center

Eagle Creek Park

$50 $25

Competitive-level coaches lead classes that utilize training barges to teach rowing fundamentals

42% Off Upland Oktoberfest Admission

Upland Brewing Company

Military Park

$50 $29

The craft brewery's Bavarian-style lager complements local food at a one-day Oktoberfest celebration that showcases local musicians all day

Up to 45% Off Pottery Painting

Half Baked Pottery and Gifts

Half Baked Pottery

$32 $19

Kids and adults alike can customize a plate, mug, or figurine with nontoxic paints and glazes; adults may also BYOB

Up to 48% Off Yoga Classes at breath.life.yoga

breath.life.yoga

I69-Fall Creek

$120 $62

Certified yoga instructors lead students of all skill levels through soothing meditative practices and poses in small group classes

Up to 60% Off Short-Track Racing Experiences

Rusty Wallace Racing Experience

Lucas Oil Raceway

$99 $49

Professional drivers sate passengers' need for speed in stock cars during exciting ride-alongs and racing experiences

Up to 56% Off Indianapolis Bride Expo

Indianapolis Bride Expo

The Crane Bay

$40 $19

Attendees are treated to a strolling bridal fashion show, as well as tastings, tips, and advice from more than 100 wedding professionals

48% Off 18-Hole Round at Shortee’s Golf

Shortee’s Golf

Nora - Far Northside

$28 $15

Par 3 course features 18 holes between 50 and 100 yards to promote enjoyment of the game’s fundamentals among beginners and juniors

54% Off a Party with Snakes or Critters

Snakehead Ed

On Location

$250 $115

Snakehead Ed introduces kids to snakes and reptiles during hands-on lessons at birthday party

Up to 55% Off a Sailing Cruise

Dauntless Sailing School

Marina Village

$190 $99

Captain Todd Bracken leads up to 12 passengers on a BYOB leisure cruise that also offers some sailing instruction

58% Off Yoga Classes at Santosha

Santosha

Santosha Yoga

$60 $25

The comprehensive mind-body center's certified instructors lead daily yoga, ayurveda, meditation, and bodywork classes

Up to 95% Off Martial Arts Classes with Uniform

Oriental Martial Arts College

Multiple Locations

$350 $19

Classes include traditional tae kwon do, the street self-defense of hapkido, kung fu, the sword arts of gumdo, and women's self-defense

50% Off Turbo Kick Classes

Turbokick (Indy Shape Fitness Studio)

Indianapolis

$30 $15

Skilled instructor guides students of all skill levels through high-intensity cardio kickboxing workouts to sculpt abs and slim the physique

Up to 31% Off a Dragster Experience

Pure Speed Drag Racing Experience

Multiple Locations

$169 $119

Dragster creates g-force as drivers accelerate to speeds of 100+ mph during ride-alongs or self-piloted adventures

Up to 55% Off CrossFit Classes and Introductory Courses

Styner Sports Training

Castleton

$125 $59

Intro classes focus on the fundamental exercises of CrossFit; standard classes ramp up the intensity with challenging workouts of the day

Up to 66% Off at Breathe Yoga

Breathe Yoga

Indianapolis

$100 $39

Learn to breathe through your whole body during yoga classes that emphasize awareness through stretching and meditation

Up to 78% Off at Morningstar Golf Club

MorningStar Golf Club

Southeast Warren

$800 $179

Play an 18-hole round on a course with fairways, undulating greens, water hazards, and bunkers

Up to 54% Off Classes at Studio 49 Fitness

Studio 49 Fitness

Meridian Kessler

$90 $45

Students perform Cardio Resistance Trainer techniques using ceiling- and wall-hung resistance bands to burn calories and tone muscles

Up to 56% Off Youth Basketball Academy

Beyond Your Limits

Chase Near Eastside Legacy Center

$90 $45

Training sessions help both boys and girls achieve their athletic potential while developing team work, ethical conduct, and perseverance

Up to 58% Off Moroccan Cooking Class

Saffron Cafe

Downtown Indianapolis

$400 $169

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Chef-led class covers the preparation of one appetizer and one entree, plus a tasting of eight Moroccan wines amid live lute music

80% Off Group Fitness Classes

Barkes Fitness LLC

Meridian Hills

$150 $30

In 45-minute classes, mix up your workout with cardio training, free weights, nutrition coaching, and strength training

Up to 64% Off Personal-Training Packages

Fit with Erica

Edgewood

$220 $85

Passionate personal trainer tailors workouts to your goals of losing weight, building muscle, or increasing endurance

Up to 42% Off Pottery Class

Get Dirty Ceramics

Near Southeast

$30 $18

Instructors allow students to unlock their creativity with a class that deftly switches between handwork, slabwork, and wheelwork

Up to 70% Off Sessions with Jeff Salatin Personal Trainer

Jeff Salatin Personal Trainer

Indianapolis

$325 $99

Jeff Salatin helps clients lose fat and build lean muscles by taking into consideration age, gender, and body type

50% Off Personal Training

Believe In Yourself Fitness

Indianapolis

$600 $300

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home – Up to 46% Off a Guided Tour

James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home

Downtown Indianapolis

$16 $9

Museum celebrating writer, poet, and best-selling author will welcome a new visitor and education center in June

51% Off Jiu Jitsu Classes

10th Planet Jiu Jitsu Indianapolis

Far Eastside

$79 $39

Expert instructors lead students ages 12 and older through challenging jiu jitsu classes

Up to 62% Off Paintball Outing for 4, 6, or 8

Indy Acres Paintball

Raymond Park

$257 $99

Paint flies across six outdoor fields ranging from woodsball to close-quarter battles, with gear and 155 paintballs included for each person

Up to 67% Off Dance and Fitness Classes

Motus Dance Theatre

Fountain Square

$100 $39

Tone your physique and learn fun new dance moves in invigorating classes that incorporate techniques from across disciplines

81% Off In-Home Wine-Tasting Party from PRP Wine

PRP Wine

Redeem from Home

$265 $49.99

A wine consultant leads a tasting of eight wines during a 90-minute tasting party for up to eight guests

49% Off Martial Arts

Circle City Martial Arts Fitness

Indianapolis

$75 $38

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 68% Off at Skateland Roller Skating Center

Skateland Roller Skating Center

North High School

$183 $59

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Skaters strap on rental wheels and careen around an indoor rink to the rhythm of Top 40 hits and Disney tunes

Up to 53% Off Jewelry Beading Classes

Beads Amore

Indianapolis

$52 $25

Students make jewelry such as bracelets or earrings while learning the fundamentals of beading

Up to 55% Off Mini Golf in Indianapolis

Glowgolf

Circle Centre

$16 $8

Luminescent golf balls, lit-up putters, neon obstacles, and incandescent walls illuminate players negotiating tricky glow-themed landscapes

Up to 65% Off Classes at Fitness In Motion

Fitness In Motion

Southeast Warren

$50 $19

Work out and have fun during Zumba and Bokwa dance-fitness classes that torch calories; Vinyasa yoga boosts flexibility and strength

85% Off Dance Lessons

Fred Astaire Dance Studios

Multiple Locations

$200 $30

Instructor teaches American, Latin American, and other social dancing styles, adapting the lessons to the individual or couples skill level

$100 Toward Firearms Training Courses

Tactical Firearms Training

Eagle Creek

$100 $49.99

Students take courses such as NRA Basic Pistol ("ladies-only" available), Personal Protection in the home, and Comprehensive Indiana Gun Law

45% Off Video Gaming

Latitude 360

Castleton

$20 $11

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Inside a high-tech game room with plasma screens, guests play new and classic video games for credits, which they can then redeem for prizes

Up to 69% Off a Makeup Lesson 

EyeMAX Makeup Artistry

Multiple Locations

$89 $29

Makeup artists teach students to highlight their facial features with cosmetics; take-home foundation is custom-blended to match skin tone

Up to 58% Off Private Golf Lessons

Aahh! Golf Lessons!

Multiple Locations

$110 $55

Lessons teach both the single-plane swing path of Canadian golf legend “Pipeline” Moe Norman and the Vardon grip

Up to 59% Off Skating Package or Party

Roller Cave

Far Eastside

$27 $12

Skating rink with bounce houses, dance floor, arcade, and strobe lights, as well as DJ spinning kid-friendly pop, rock, and Disney music

45% Off Arcade Games at Woodland Bowl

Woodland Bowl

Woodland

$20 $11

Players train their reflexes by slamming buttons and scoring points in the arcade

Up to 61% Off Beginners' Salsa Lessons

Latin Expressions Dance Company

Downtown Indianapolis

$100 $39

During one-hour salsa lessons, students twirl across the 2,150 sq. ft. hardwood floor of Riolo Dance

70% Off Personal Training

Beautifully Designed Health And Wellness

Redeem from Home

$400 $120

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 69% Off Kickboxing Classes

Headbangers Kickboxing Academy

Lawrence

$95 $39

Blending boxing and martial-arts techniques, instructors teach their pupils self-defense skills during intensive workouts

50% Off Personal Training

Rock Bottom Fitness

Southeast Warren

$650 $325

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

45% Off Dance Class

Sacred Dance Institute

Eagledale

$75 $41

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

94% Off Martial-Arts Classes

Go2Karate Indianapolis

On Location

$324 $20

Students don uniforms for classes in karate, tae kwon do, or krav maga

Up to 50% Off Pilates or Fitness Classes

Reforming Indy

Multiple Locations

$150 $75

Award-winning Pilates & fitness training studio employs dedicated instructors who lead small group classes for students of all skill levels

50% Off Martial Arts

Tko Taekwondo

Nora - Far Northside

$250 $125

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 56% Off Wine-Tasting Package for Two or Four

Chateau de Pique Winery

Multiple Locations

$40 $20

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Sip glasses of wine and snack on cheeses inside tasting rooms of local winery's two satellite locations

Half Off at Gatsby's Pub & Grill

Gatsby's Pub & Grill

Trader's Point

$30 $15

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Black and blue sirloin steaks, cracker-crust pizzas, and french dip sandwiches with au jus, all washed down with beer and mixed drinks

Up to 80% Off Group Fitness Classes

Downtown Boot Camp

Downtown Indianapolis

$300 $59

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Certified instructors harness military and martial-arts training during boot-camp, boxing, or kettlebell classes

Up to 52% Off Gym Membership

Chase Near Eastside Legacy Center

Near Eastside

$20 $13

Exercisers can take group classes, run on cardiovascular equipment, and bulk up with strength machines

Up to 84% Off a Custom Training Program

IFAST: Indianapolis Fitness and Sports Training

Indianapolis

$550 $89

Strength coach performs an assessment and designs a customized strength-training program

Up to 54% Off at Winding River Golf Course

Winding River Golf Course

Indianapolis

$54 $25

Scenic layout features rolling terrain, tree lined fairways, and protected Audubon nature areas

Up to 58% Off Murder-Mystery Dinner

Occasions Divine

Near Northside

$400 $169

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121-year-old Victorian clubhouse hosts a five-course dinner, spiced up by 1 of 10 devious murder mysteries

Up to 77% Off Personal Training at i workout here

i workout here

Indianapolis

$69 $19.99

Burn calories and build muscle in these custom personal-training sessions

Up to 62% Off at Bat Cave

Bat Cave

Indianapolis

$34 $15

Black-light mini golf course, arcade games, and batting cages for baseball and softball players of all abilities populate bustling space

Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library – Up to 71% Off Membership

Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library

Downtown Indianapolis

$30 $12

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Membership to a nonprofit, library/museum memorializing the Slaughterhouse-Five author includes gift-shop discounts

61% Off at Riverside Golf Academy

Riverside Golf Academy

Marian - Cold Springs

$150 $59

Using Foresight technology, a certified PGA pro analyzes your swing or fits clubs to your body and technique to up your game

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For many years, the scariest thing about golf has been the Sansabelt pants. With today's Groupon, trade gentle golf claps for screams of putting panic: for $15, you get four rounds at Monster Mini Golf in Marietta, a $30 value. Come once by yourself and save the other three passes for when you have the hiccups, or bring three friends and see who has the strongest stomach for fun monster statues.

If you’re like most people, seeing another windmill boringly swooping its blades on a standard miniature golf course makes you secretly long for glow-in-the-dark zombies. Monster Mini Golf has heard those silent screams and created a fright-filled attraction perfect for couples, kids, adults with kids, and adults unafraid of sharing a fun evening with Dracula. Monster Mini Golf’s owners created most of the oversized monsters that stalk their greens and constitute the course’s obstacles. The creatures glow under ample black lights, and range in monstrosity from animated cuddliness to Bella-Lugosity. Kids of all ages are able to appreciate Monster Mini Golf's kitschy post-structuralist take on the play of difference between signifier and signified.

The links consist of 18 holes spread over 12,600 square feet, and the focus of the course is on challenging angles. Monster Mini golf offers just the right level of challenge to entertain both kids and adults. The Marietta branch opens its creaky doors from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, noon to 10 p.m. Saturday, and noon to 8 p.m. Sunday. Check Monster Mini Golf's website for upcoming holiday hours.

Monster Mini Golf also offers themed party rooms, such as the Haunted Mansion; a quarter arcade; and traditional arcade challenges, including skee ball and glowing air hockey. Success at these monster-supervised games offers not only personal fulfilment, but also the thrill of having conquered death incarnate. Plus you win prizes. While playing, be sure to listen for Monster Mini Golf’s own in-house radio station, “W.I.R.D. (Weird Radio),” whose live, on-site DJ hands out prizes for goofy reasons on the links.

Reviews

CityVoters name Monster Mini Golf as the best mini golf site in the Atlanta area, and Yelpers give it five stars:

  • It’s fun! It’s indoors, so can be played year round! The price is right and staff is very accommodating. – prs0, Cityvoter
  • Monster Golf totally rules…The kids had a blast! Good times all around. I’d highly recommend this as an alternate for kiddie birthday parties or a cute, fun date spot. – lee y., Yelp
  • The 18 spooky holes surprise golfers with challenges and tricks…They play GREAT music…Hopefully this one lasts! – Amy S., Yelp
7591 E US Highway 36
Avon,
IN
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All three bowling centers provide ample hours of open bowling time and, for any alley-based hunger attacks, a lineup of tasty snack spots serving up eats for turkeyers and gutterballers. Roll your way through prime spare real estate—Brownsburg hosts 28 smooth synthetic lanes, Sunset knocks down 16 of the same, and, on the cozier end, Country Lanes features 12 classically wooden lanes. For sphere slingers over 21, Brownsburg Lanes serves up adult beverages at the Dog House Sports Bar, and for players of any age or level of mathematical prowess, all three centers feature Brunswick automatic scoring. If you buy five Groupons, you'll have 15 games in which to impress your father-in-law by picking up a 7-10 split.

4011 East Main Street
Avon,
IN
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Midwesterners itching to snap on a mask and breathe through a mouthpiece have had few options ever since cruel Mr. Shabberham next door filled his poorly guarded swimming pool with earwigs and paste. Today's deal scratches that itch while sparing you the respiratory distress of cornfield snorkeling: for $20, you get a one-hour class for either Discover Snorkeling or Discover Scuba (a $50 value) at Midwest Scuba Center, an educational dive center that's been serving the area since 1976, that unfortunate year when the shores of the Atlantic permanently receded from the coast of Indiana. Anyone can take the snorkeling class, but scuba divers must be at least 15 years old (or as young as 10 years if a parent or guardian takes the class, as well). Call Midwest Scuba Center to schedule your discovery session.

7900 E US Highway 36
Avon,
IN
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The culinary wizards at Sidelines cook up hearty helpings of pub grub that patrons can discover on the extensive menu. Limber chomping muscles for a marathon meal with starters such as zesty battered and fried pub pickles ($5.79) or garbage fries, a savory mélange of bacon, tomatoes, and jalapenos lounging atop a bed of waffle fries and blanketed in melted mozzarella and cheddar cheeses ($7.59). The selection of five pizzas allows diners to indulge their craving for a disk without having to endure the gamey texture of a frisbee. Table visitors can also wrap tongues around the Porkzilla sandwich, staffed by grilled ham, slow-cooked pulled pork, and bacon ($8.99), or munch on the Knock-Out burger, a bunless wonder that packs the space between two grilled cheese sandwiches with bacon and a half-pound steak burger patty ($9.79). Feel free to lubricate a parched palate by sipping one of the beers cascading from the Sidelines tap, such as Labatt, Killian's, and Blue Moon.

9283 E US Highway 36
Avon,
IN
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At JR Funnigans Jump N Play, parents who grow bored of the free WiFi aren't barred from entering the bounce house. The indoor playground welcomes jumpers of every age, including toddlers and their chaperones, to leap and climb freely on a collection of inflatables. Colorful slides—including a pair of 22-footers—send guests careening in total safety, and cushy, air-filled cars remind us of simpler times, times when vehicles were made entirely of airbags. When they aren't honing their acrobatics, kids can try to win tickets from classic arcade games such as skee-ball or divvy up made-to-order pizzas. The staff also hosts parties, during which groups can rent out a private room or the entire venue.

8407 E US Highway 36
Avon,
IN
US

Anytime Fitness, which boasts 1689 clubs in North America, makes it easier for average folks to etch out time for exercise by doing one simple thing: staying open 24 hours a day for 365 days a year. As fit seekers challenge themselves on cardio and strength machines and hoist free weights in clean, well-stocked facilities, security monitoring ensures they’re safe and producing enough sweat to meet official government standards. Members can also ramp up their exercise regimens with the help of Anytime Fitness’s staff of personal trainers, who demonstrate moves and sling motivating tips. After workouts, guests can shower in the private restrooms or bop into one of the tanning booths available 24 hours a day.

1124 N State Road 267
Avon,
IN
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