GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR FAN EXPERIENCE

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EXPERIENCE THE MOMENT

FAN ACTIVATIONS

This March’s tournament is a once-in-a-lifetime experience with all the games happening in the same city. There are multiple opportunities to engage with unique activations surrounding the 2021 tournament. And don’t forget to #doyourdance while you’re here in Indy.

Daily Schedule

Downtown Indy will have fan engagement opportunities all month long with daily activations happening across the city.
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Shining A Light

Gather nightly on Monument Circle for a sound and light show that includes a patriotic signature salute and a basketball-themed presentation that is a must-see for hoops fans.
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Fan Jam

The Fan Jam is a mobile experience that brings fun, basketball-themed activities to fans through pop-up events. You can find the colorfully wrapped Fan Jam – and Fan Jam Juniors – around the city.
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NCAA Selfie Spots

Check out the list of the best spots in Indy (and beyond) to get the perfect selfies and photos for sharing your experience.
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SAVOR THE MOMENT

FOOD & DRINK

Indy's culinary moment has arrived. Couple that with a stellar collection of breweries, distilleries, and taverns, and you’ve got all the ingredients for an epicurean adventure. Indy Eats provides quick links to online ordering and lets you find restaurants with heated outdoor seating. Sort by area of town or cuisine type to find your perfect meal.

Indy's Top 25 Local Restaurants

We polled local residents to vote on their favorite restaurants to help visitors plan their culinary adventure with the city's best bites.
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Indy Breweries

Indianapolis has a thriving craft beer scene with award-winning breweries covering every style and geographic area of the city.
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Sports Bars

Soak in the game on big screens and enjoy pub fare while cheering on your favorite team at Indy's sports bars and pubs.
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Outdoor Patio Dining

Many of the city’s top restaurants and pubs have outdoor patios (many heated) to enjoy fresh air and the best food and drink Indy has to offer.
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FEEL THE MOMENT

ART & CULTURE EXPERIENCES

Hosting a tournament of this scale leaves a mark on a city. In Indy, that mark will be painted by artists applying their talents to leave a lasting legacy. Through SWISH: Live Music & Art Experiences, visual artists will be adorning public spaces and musicians will be doing pop-up shows around downtown for the entire month. A nightly light show will light up Monument Circle, and hoops fans will want to hunt down court murals that mix art and your favorite game.
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SWISH Live Music

Encounter Indy musicians with pop-up experiences throughout downtown spanning the month of March.
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SWISH Art

The connection between art and athletics will be on full display throughout Indy in March as SWISH artists make their mark on the city.
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Historic Basketball Tours

Learn about the basketball history of Indianapolis through an interactive Pacers Bikeshare or Trolley Tour.
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Pop-Up Shopping

Enjoy pop-up shops featuring products from local businesses in storefronts on the south spoke of Monument Circle.
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CELEBRATE THE MOMENT

WHAT'S HAPPENING

Over the course of the tournament there will be a lot to see and do in Indy. To keep you up with daily activities surrounding the games, the collection below highlights where and when you can find fun and adventure on any given day.

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GONDOLA RIDES

Come experience a journey into the past on a gondola from Venice as you glide through the downtown Canal District serenaded in Italian by your gondolier. Daily by online reservation.

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Eiteljorg Museum

Explore amazing stories and the art, history and cultures of the West and Native America.