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?

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 $10 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?