Zionsville Community

Zionsville, Indiana is eight miles northwest of Indianapolis, Zionsville combines a downtown village atmosphere with sprawling suburban neighborhoods. Commercial amenities meet quaint cultural attractions to give residents a little bit of everything.

Main Street in downtown Zionsville is a brick street that winds through the old town-style village. Local art galleries, specialty shops, and cafes are destinations for residents and visitors who prefer an alternative to bustling Indianapolis shopping. Main Street features street lamps and a lower speed limit to encourage pedestrian traffic downtown. The Zionsville Farmers Market draws a crowd in the summer. Families can go from a soccer game to their favorite coffee shop and swing by the Farmers Market all in one fell swoop.

Zionsville also offers outdoor activities for groups and families.Starkey Nature Park is Zionsville’s largest park at 77 acres. The park provides educational programs in addition to its popular trails and picnic areas. The Zion Nature Center is a place for children and parents to experience nature hands-on. The Animal Room, Craft Room, and Wildlife Viewing Area are just some of the areas for families to enjoy. Zionsville also hosts a three-day event every year called the Fall Festival. Seemingly every Zionsville resident attends this celebration full of spirit for their town.

Zionsville Community Schools value academics, athletics, and extracurricular activities. Zionsville’s four elementary schools, two middle schools, and high school have all received four-star ratings from the Indiana Department of Education. Supportive parents and community members pack the Zionsville Community High School bleachers for football games every Friday during football season.

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Zionsville recreational facilities include Starkey Nature Park, the largest park in Zionsville; Lincoln Park, named after Abraham Lincoln’s 1861 visit; Jennings Field, with four multi-use athletic fields; Zionsville Rail Trail, a 3.5 mile biking/walking/running trail; Mulberry Fields, a 38 acre park with splash park and skate park; Creekside Nature Park with handicap accessible path; Elm Street Green, with natural meadows and woodlands; American Legion Trail Crossing which commemorates the service of veterans with a limestone memorial; Carter Station Park with playground equipment and picnic areas; Zion Nature Sanctuary which offers nature programs and exhibits; Town Hall Park with shelter house; Village Corner, a mini-park in the center of downtown with benches; and Lions Park with ball diamonds and a sand volleyball court. You will also find a 20 acre wetland area, public tennis courts, basketball courts, soccer fields, the Azionaqua Swim Club, the Zionsville Golf Course, and several riding stables. Zionsville’s quaint downtown area, called “the village”, has proudly preserved its brick main street where more than 50 shops, art galleries, cafes, and restaurants await. Sur-rounding the village is a mosaic of preserved historical homes many dating back to the 19th century.


The dahlia became the talk of the town in the late 1920’s, with friends boasting about the breadth of the latest blossom in their gardens. In 1931, the Zionsville Lion’s Club placed advertisements in the Indianapolis Star proclaiming Zionsville “The Dahlia City” hoping to attract tourists. Then at the 1933 World’s Fair in Chicago, Zionsville growers won seven gold medals for their beautiful flowers. The American Dahlia Society awarded Fred Gresh a gold medal for his “ Zion’s Pride” variety, which he spent three years perfecting!