Accessible
Indy
Check
Rates
Accessible
Indy
Check
Rates

Plan a Meeting

Start Planning
Indiana Convention Center

Newsletter

Sign up for trip ideas, opportunities to receive prize packs, and more!

Sign Up For Email
An Indiana street
Eating the spicy shrimp cocktail at St. Elmo is a right of passage for visitors to Indy IM Imagebank
Indy has a wide variety of TAG approved hotels to welcome LGBTQ visitors Jason Lavengood Photography

Wholesale District

Welcome to the center of it all. Bright lights and marquees highlight the best performances in town. Doormen in suits greet guests. Bustling sidewalks overflow with excited visitors taking in the scenery. Monument Circle lights up the night during Shining A Light. Amidst Downtown's historic buildings and newest skyscrapers in the heart of the business district, you'll find the biggest names and the brightest attractions the city has to offer. 

Find the Vibe

ENTERTAINING. UPBEAT. The center of the Circle City, where sports, nightlife, and culture combine. Here, you’ll find Indy’s busting sports scene come to life with the proximity of Lucas Oil Stadium and Gainbridge Fieldhouse. And with iconic historic monuments, theaters, and galleries within walking distance of the district’s multiple hotels, the Wholesale District is brimming with energy that comes from being the #1 Convention City in the country (USA Today).

Fast Facts

  • Adjacent to White River State Park, the largest urban state park in the country
  • 4,700 hotel rooms are connected to the Indiana Convention Center and the Circle Centre mall via climate-controlled skywalks
  • Frequented by Indy Locals Dr. Lasana Kazembe, Kylie Conway, and Martha Hoover

Wholesale District Highlights

Gainbridge Fieldhouse is home to the Pacers, Fever, concerts, and more Pacers Sports & Entertainment

Home of the Indiana Pacers, this retro-style fieldhouse in the heart of downtown also serves as a prime location for meetings and events of all types year-round, from rodeos and concerts to parties and ice skating.

The IRT offers a variety of comedy, drama, and classic performances including the wintertime favorite, A Christmas Carol.

As the geographic heart of of the city, "The Circle" is an ideal spot to enjoy lunch or get an iconic photo taken.

A performance venue presenting more than 300 events per year, the space serves as a sophisticated location for hundreds of private events, corporate parties, press conferences,

Food & Drink

Travel Channel named the shrimp cocktail “the world’s spiciest dish,” and the restaurant was named "An American Classic" by the James Beard Foundation.

Recognized early on as one of Bon Appetit’s Ten Best Places for Breakfast in the Country and cited among the Best of the Midwest by Midwest Living, Café Patachou represents a vibrant escape in a sea of sameness—a refreshing and relevant refuge for Indianapolis residents and…

Located right across from Gainbridge Fieldhouse in the heart of Downtown Indianapolis, Gallery Pastry Bar offers European-inspired brunch, dinner, pastries, and cocktails.

Goodwood features a full kitchen and brewery onsite. Goodwood’s flagship beers and spirits as well as seasonal and rotating brews will be available.

Serving bright, flavorful street tacos, bowls, and salads with a beverage menu highlighted by margaritas and craft beer.

Shopping

Connected by skywalks to several downtown hotels and the Indiana Convention Center, Circle Centre offers shopping and dining.

From cherry flavored soda pop to Gene Autry Root Beer and bacon flavored candy, this colorful shop on Monument Circle can cure any sweet tooth.

For over 25 years the store has been dedicated to providing a fun and informative venue for Comics, Graphic Novels and the ever expanding POP culture collectibles world.

Located in downtown Indy, J. Benzal offers a wide selection of high-end men's suits, ties, shirts, overcoats, and accessories.

How to Get There

  • Driving: Approximately 15 minutes from the Indianapolis International Airport via I-70. Known as “The Crossroads of America,” I-65. I-69, I-74, and I-70 converge in Indianapolis, positioning the city within a day’s drive for over half of the country’s population

You Might Also Like: