the Muncie Digest

Winter Activities in Muncie

As the winter season blankets Muncie in a layer of snow, the city transforms into a wonderland of activities for all tastes and preferences. Outdoor enthusiasts can discover their next adrenaline rush, while those seeking a cozier pursuit can find relaxation and explore new hobbies. Search through all the winter activities in Delaware County.

Outdoor Activities: Embrace the Chill

For those who thrive in the brisk winter air, Muncie offers a plethora of outdoor adventures to awaken your senses and keep those holiday pounds at bay.

Snowshoeing and hiking: Navigate through the wintery landscapes of our city’s parks and trails on snowshoes. Or bundle up and embark on a winter hike.

The Cardinal Greenway is beautiful in both the summer and winter, one is just a bit colder than the other.

Sledding: Can’t forget a winter classic, sledding! Delaware County has parks and hills ready for you and your family to make new memories.

Use the derby racetrack at McCulloch Park as a sledding trail, with snow, of course.

Winter camping: Up for the cold? Some camping sites around the county are open all year long! Bring your tent and spend a night outdoors to experience a peaceful, yet exhilarating adventure.

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Indoor Activities: Unwind and Discover a New Passion

If the chilly outdoors isn’t your cup of tea, fear not! Muncie has indoor activities to indulge in.

Classes: Kickstart 2024 by learning something new. Attend workshops for art, dance, pottery, or even try your hand at blowing glass. You may discover a new hidden talent or meet a new community.

Learn a new hobby at the Cornerstone Center for the Arts.

Museums: Dive into the rich cultural and historical tapestry of our city and beyond by exploring local museums. Delve into art, science, aviation, or history exhibits that seek to captivate and educate with interactive exhibits.

Need the kids to run out their energy? The Children’s Museum has many interactive activities to stimulate their minds.

Shows: Stay warm and enjoy one of Muncie’s captivating shows and theatre performances. The city’s theatres and auditorium’s, often featuring local productions, offer a diverse lineup of entertainment for both children and adults to enjoy.

Collectibles and comics: Find hidden treasures at specialty shops dedicated to comics, baseball cards, and collectible items. Indulge in the nostalgia of unique collections.

Craft and jewelry shops:  Feed your artistic soul by perusing craft shops that offer a myriad of materials for DIY projects. Whether you’re into jewelry, painting, or crafting, you’ll find everything you need to unleash your creative side.

HeidiJHale has jewelry AND other locally made items that you need to go see.

Family fun and entertainment venues: Enjoy quality time with loved ones at family-friendly entertainment venues. From sports and arcades to indoor trampolining and escape rooms, there’s no shortage of activities for all ages.

Lace up your bowling shoes and head over to Clancy’s Village Bowl.

Self-care: Treat yourself to a day of pampering at a local spa or indulge in a guilt-free shopping spree. Did you know that January 8th is National Bubble Bath Day? Take this opportunity to unwind and rejuvenate your mind and body.


No matter your winter preference, there’s always something new to explore in Muncie.