THINGS EVERY FANATIC SHOULD DO IN INDY

You go where your team goes. You judge a city by its arena food. Your house wears your team’s colors, and your firstborn was named after a famous athlete. You know that Bracketology is a true science (and you claim to have a doctorate).

You live for the buzzer beaters, the last-second field goals, the walk-off grand slams. You’re a supporter, loyal to the last out and the final whistle – not a sports fan, you’re a sports fanatic.  

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Indianapolis Colts

Bleed Blue in Indy

  • Home games take place in Lucas Oil Stadium
  • Before every home game fans are invited to the Bud Light Tailgate on Georgia Street
  • If you don't have tickets use our guide to Sports Bars in Indy and find a stool where you can cheer along with fellow fans
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Indiana Pacers

A Basketball Shrine Fitting of Hoosier Hysteria

  • The NBA Pacers rock Bankers Life Fieldhouse in late October through mid-April
  • Forty-one home games, featuring the biggest names in a super-charged, electric environment
  • You won't find a place that loves basketball more than Indiana
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Riley Children's Health Sports Legends Experience

The Children's Museum of Indianapolis

  • 12 outside sports experiences and three indoor exhibits encompassing physical fitness and awe-inspiring sports history
  • Run, drive, jump, putt, and play while learning how to stay happy, healthy, and safe
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NCAA Hall of Champions

Find Your Inner Champion

  • Pay tribute to those amazing student athletes who train, sweat, struggle, and triumph in 24 different sports
  • Find your game and take the winning shot on a vintage basketball court, reliving the true story from the movie Hoosiers
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Big Ten Championship

A Clash of Football's Best

  • See the best of the Big Ten compete at Lucas Oil Stadium
  • Be a part of the Fan Fest on Georgia Street or Taps & Touchdowns
  • Join the excitement of 70,000 fans in downtown Indy
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Indy's Best Sports Bars

Premier Sports Bars in the Premier Sports Capital

Indy is a sports town, and has the bars to prove it. If you can’t get a ticket to the big game, try to score a seat at one of our favorite watering holes. 

GUIDE TO INDY SPORTS BARS

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JW Marriott

Stay at “Big Blue”

Keep up with all the games by grabbing a chair and brew at High Velocity sports bar, or take the short walk to Bankers Life FieldhouseLucas Oil Stadium, or the NCAA Hall of Champions

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Ride the Cultural Trail

Urban Trail

  • The Indianapolis Cultural Trail is eight miles and traverses downtown with stretches along Mass Ave, Fountain Square, and the Central Canal
  • Indiana Pacers Bikeshare offer 250 bikes and 25 stations, and a day pass only costs you $8

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