Holiday Mart Visitor FAQs

What are the general admission shopping hours of the JLI Holiday Mart?

Thursday, November 18th (Shoppers’ Eve): 6:00pm-10:00pm
Friday, November 19th: 9:00am-8:00pm
Saturday, November 20th: 9:00am-8:00pm
Sunday, November 21st: 10:00am-4:00pm

What is Shoppers’ Eve?

Shoppers’ Eve is our preview event, held Thursday, November 18th from 6:00 -10:00pm. All merchants will be open for shopping. Ticket price includes admission to the exclusive shopping event, hors d’oeuvres provided by local restaurants, limited complimentary beverages, valet parking, and a ticket to return for another day of shopping.

Where is the JLI Holiday Mart?

Elements Financial Blue Ribbon Pavilion
Indiana State Fairgrounds
1202 East 38th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46205


How much does a ticket cost for the JLI Holiday Mart?
Shoppers’ Eve – $50.00 in advance; $60 at the door
General Admission – $10.00 in advance; $15.00 at the door

Can I pay for my ticket via credit card?
Yes, you can purchase tickets via credit card in advance online at or at the door.

Do I need to purchase a ticket for my children?
Children 12 and under are free.

Are strollers allowed into the JLI Holiday Mart?
Yes, strollers are allowed.

Where can I purchase a ticket for the JLI Holiday Mart?
You can purchase tickets in advance online at

Where do I park to attend the JLI Holiday Mart?
Ample parking is available at the Indiana State Fairgrounds for $8 per car.

Are concession stands open at the Indiana State Fairgrounds?
Yes, concession will be open Friday through Sunday.

Are alcoholic beverages available at the JLI Holiday Mart?
Yes, a cash bar is available during shopping hours.

Is the venue wheelchair accessible?