Posted by Michelle Rinear in Indianapolis, Home Building Industry

​Families flock to Westfield for its unmistakable family-friendly qualities. You and your family may just be the next happy homeowners in this great Indiana suburb after reading all of these favorite things to do in this #6 best place to live in America.

​There’s nothing better than the charm of a small town. That’s what you will find living in this hidden Midwestern gem.

​Families come from all over to Westfield for its top education, affordable living, and peace of mind, all in the perfect place to raise children.

Westfield Attractions and Activities

​You will love waking up on the weekends and venturing to Downtown Westfield with your family to your local farmer’s market. It’s small, quaint, and perfect for the whole family, whether you enjoy arts and crafts, fresh produce, or a little slice of this historic farm town.

​Enjoy a peaceful afternoon ride on the Monon Trail, take the kids to play mini golf at Birdies, and enjoy a delicious dinner together. Make great family summer memories at a free concert in Clay Terrace, or play sand volleyball at iBeach31.

Explore Restaurant Row and Westfield’s Top Restaurants

Sip on a cup of local coffee paired with a sweet treat on the side at Titus Bakery and Deli, Jack’s Donuts, Quack Daddy Donuts, or White House Donut Shop (one of Westfield’s long-time favorites), all while enjoying a donut and a walk in Downtown Westfield—the perfect Saturday morning with your family!

Hit up Greek’s Pizzeria of Westfield after game night at Grand Park ($), Cone + Crumb, The Italian House on Park ($$), Nyla’s Steak and Seafood House ($$$), and Rivet American Coffee Roasting Company.

Top Local Eateries


Local “Kids Eat for Free” Hotspots

No more wasting time wondering where you and your family are going to grab dinner without spending a fortune! Check out these local family favorites that offer “Kid’s Eat Free Nights” that will surely make for great memories together.

Westfield Children’s Activities

The Westfield Washington Public Library serves children of all ages, encouraging early learning and reading skills, all while featuring a puppet theater, puzzles, play centers, and active computer stations. The Westfield Children’s librarian reads nightly fireside tales and sends kids home with a fun craft. The library offers advanced reading programs, middle and high school art classes, and many more fun things for kids to do!

You can even venture out together and ice skate at the Arctic Zone Iceplex recreationally, or join a club hockey league! Carter’s Play Place nearby is also a fantastic place to take your young children and play indoors, while working on fine motor skills.

Weekly Activities for Children After School

Wright’s Gymnastics and The Ninja Zone are the perfect spots for your kids to let loose and work up a sweat. Westfield Family Karate is also a place where you can learn and grow your skills. It’s also available for gymnastics and birthday party celebrations.

Explore Parks in Westfield

MacGregor Park nature trails is a great way for kids to burn some energy and explore. MacGregor Park has added a StoryWalk®, where children can read and walk the park trail. “Lost in the Woods” is a classic book to read and walk inside this massive nature park. Enjoy other local Westfield parks like Quaker Park & Splash Pad, Asa Bales Park, Simon Moon Park, Freedom Trail Park, and Cool Creek Park and Nature Center. Bike on the Midland Trace Trail or the Monon Trail, which takes you 27 miles through tree-lined bike trails leading into various suburbs like Carmel Art District, Broad Ripple, and Downtown Indianapolis.

Weekend Sports Activities in Grand Park

Families gather from all over the U.S. to travel to sporting games at Grand Park. Grand Park hosts over 2.5 million people each year with over 400 acres, an indoor soccer facility, outdoor soccer fields including turf and natural grass, 26 baseball and softball diamonds for all ages, and basketball and volleyball courts! This sports hub is also home of the Indianapolis Pacers’ Athletic Center and the Colts’ training facility.

From great local restaurants for the perfect date night to plenty of ways for kids to make fun memories to last a lifetime, Westfield is truly a wonderful place to call home.

We hope you enjoyed reading about all our families’ favorite things to do in Westfield. If you’re thinking of moving to this great Indiana city, browse M/I Homes’ ideally located Westfield communities!


Michelle Rinear


Michelle Rinear, Internet Sales Manager for M/I Homes - Indianapolis, applies over 20 years in the new home building industry and a wealth of knowledge from working various roles to help future homeowners help build their dream home with M/I Homes. Her passion for home design and her experience as a real estate agent position her to help with any aspects of home buying or ownership.

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