The Junior League of Indianapolis (JLI) is proud to bring the 51st annual Holiday Mart to our community. Holiday Mart is the league’s largest fundraiser, attracting over 10,000 attendees each year, and raising vital funds for our community projects and programs.
What is JLI?
The Junior League of Indianapolis (JLI) is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Over the decades, JLI has been involved with hundreds of community projects and has donated more than 7 million dollars throughout our community. Through dynamic community partnerships and successful fundraisers—especially Holiday Mart—JLI reaches new heights year after year to truly impact our community, making a difference in the lives of central Indiana youth and families.
What is Holiday Mart?
Holiday Mart provides a unique shopping experience featuring small business merchants selling everything from clothing, jewelry, and handbags to food, art, and children’s items. Managed solely by JLI volunteers, your participation in our event helps make it possible for us to continue to serve our community and we thank you for your consideration and support.
Holiday Mart Location
Indiana State Fairgrounds
Blue Ribbon Pavilion
1202 E. 38th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46205
2022 Event Hours
Thursday, November 17 6pm – 10pm
Friday, November 18 10am – 8pm
Saturday, November 19 10am – 6pm
Sunday, November 20 10am – 4pm
**Shoppers Eve is our private shopping event kick-off on Thursday evening (11/17/22) from 6pm-10pm. Our shoppers arrive excited to get the first chance to shop our event, while enjoying food, cocktails, music, and festivities. This event marks the beginning of the holiday shopping season for many in Indianapolis.
How Do I Purchase Tickets?
Tickets will go on sale in September 2022.
Holiday Mart Hospitality
At Holiday Mart, we provide our guests with coat-check upon entry, the convenience of bag-check, so you don’t have to carry shopping bags throughout the day, and wheelchairs if needed.
Where Do I Park?
Parking is available at the Fairgrounds for a fee of $10 per vehicle. We offer valet parking, free of
charge during our Shoppers Eve event.
Where Can I Find Information on Becoming a Merchant or Corporate Sponsor?
If you are interested in becoming a merchant at Holiday Mart, please visit our Merchants page.
For information regarding our corporate sponsorship opportunities, please visit our Sponsorship
page. Ticket gratis will be available through our corporate sponsorship program.
JLI Youth Protection Guidelines
All JLI volunteers working with youth under the age of 18 at any event associated with the Junior League of Indianapolis are expected to read/understand, agree to, and abide by these guidelines. To read more about these guidelines click here.