Broad Ripple, Indiana, is a village and cultural district in Indianapolis. Broad Ripple Village is located on the near north side of Indianapolis, just minutes from downtown. Broad Ripple boasts a rich art community, unique shops and restaurants, and a vibrant night life, all easily walkable.
Close to IUPUI and Butler University, Broad Ripple is a popular night spot for college students. However, because of its cultural diversity, active lifestyle and classic architecture, Broad Ripple draws residents of all ages.
Whether you prefer a house, condo or apartment, there’s something here for every stage of life and lifestyle.
Schools & Colleges
Broad Ripple offers the unique Broad Ripple Magnet High School for the Arts & Humanities which helps fuel the active and growing arts community. BRMHS lays claim to such noteworthy alumni as David Letterman, Marion Kelly and Rosevelt Colvin. Broad Ripple also provides easy access to several local universities.
Elementary & High Schools
- Learn About Broad Ripple Schools
- Learn About Broad Ripple Magnet High School for the Arts & Humanities
- See Broad Ripple School Grades by Indiana Dept. of Education
Parks, Recreation, Entertainment & Culture
Broad Ripple is very pedestrian-friendly and dog-friendly with an active lifestyle centered around miles of trails and beautiful parks. You’ll also find easy access to art centers and university cultural events.
- Broad Ripple Art Fair
- Broad Ripple Park
- Central Canal Towpath
- Clowes Memorial Hall of Butler University
- Crackers Comedy Club
- Indianapolis Art Center
- The Jazz Kitchen
- The Monon Trail
- The Vogue
Restaurants & Shopping
Broad Ripple is known for its unique and diverse cuisine. Whether you want a taste of Greece, crave some authentic Indian Food, or have hankering for locally made ice cream, Broad Ripple will not disappoint.
- 10-1 Food & Drink
- Bent Rail Brewery
- Broad Ripple Ice Cream Station
- Broad Ripple Brew Pub
- Canal Bistro
- King Dragon
- La Piedad
- Mama Carolla’s
- Broad Ripple Farmer’s Market
- Broad Ripple Vintage
- Glendale Galleria
- Rusted Moon Outfitters
- The Toggery
- Village Cigar