February Best Bets

This month’s can’t-miss events
Photos courtesy 1) Doug Melton; 2) Field Entertainment; 3) Center For The Performing Arts; 4) Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center; 5) Broadway Across America; Vector Art By Dariia; Illustration by Hatsue

(1) Polar Plunge
February 2–March 2
What better way to mark Leap Year than by leaping into a frigid body of water? This fundraiser for the Special Olympics will test your mettle and warm your heart.

(2) Monster Jam
February 3–4
Lucas Oil Stadium is taken over by larger-than-life trucks, including the Grave Digger and Megalodon, driven by larger-than-life personalities tooling around on two wheels. 

(3) Mariachi Herencia de México: Herederos
February 9
This Latin Grammy–nominated 13-piece band plays five instruments, including the Mexican vihuela, while singing. Catch them at The Palladium.

(4) Indianapolis Boat, Sport & Travel Show
Feb 16–18, 21–25
Start looking ahead to summer at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. You’ll find plenty of inspiration, whether your interest is boats, lakeside living, RVs, fishing, or tourism.

(5) Mamma Mia!
February 27– March 3
Here we go again! The long-loved musical with catchy ABBA tunes will have you dancing in your seat at Clowes Memorial Hall.