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Free Admission: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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Free Admission: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Jan 15 All day

White River State Park attractions are offering free admission and an opportunity to donate to Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, January 15, 2023.

For over 20 years, White River State Park and Gleaners have partnered on this one-day, annual event, raising money and building awareness for Gleaners’ fight against hunger in central Indiana. Park visitors are encouraged to donate money to Gleaners via donation Dip Jars that will be located throughout the park at each attraction. Donations can also be accepted online here.

The following attractions will have free admission on January 15:

The park is also offering complimentary parking on MLK Day. Visitors may park in the underground garage located off Washington Street in front of the Indiana State Museum and in the surface parking lot next to the Park’s Visitor’s Center. Parking is not guaranteed and is on a first-come, first-served basis.

About Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana, Inc.
Gleaners was founded in 1980 and is a respected leader within Feeding America, the nation’s food bank network. Since that time, Gleaners has distributed more than 800 million pounds of food and critical grocery products through nearly 250 hunger relief agencies, schools and community partners serving needy Hoosiers. In addition to food distribution to agencies, we serve our most vulnerable populations, seniors and children, through specialty programs such as Gleaners2Go, Home Delivery, School-Based Pantries, Mobile Pantries, Summer Meals for Kids, and Senior Hunger Initiative programs. Charity Navigator has recognized Gleaners as a 4-Star organization, the highest rating for charity demonstrating fiscal management and accountability. In addition, Gleaners is an accredited charity with the Better Business Bureau and has earned a Platinum Seal of Transparency from GuideStar. To learn more, visit

About White River State Park

White River State Park, located in downtown Indianapolis, boasts world-class attractions and destinations that offer distinctive experiences for every visitor. Greenspaces, trails, trees, and waterways co-mingle alongside cultural, educational, and recreational attractions across 250 beautiful acres. Attractions at White River State Park include Everwise Amphitheater at White River State Park, IMAX Theater, Indianapolis Zoo, Indiana State Museum, Eiteljorg Museum, NCAA Hall of Champions, Central Canal, and Indians Baseball at Victory Field. To learn more about the Park and stay up to date on events, visit

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