Fun Times in Indianapolis for Super Bowl
SUPER BOWL XLVI in Indianapolis
Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you should know that Indianapolis will be the host city of Super Bowl XLVI (46). On Sunday, February 5, 2012 Lucas Oil Stadium will be filled to the brim with eager fans cheering on the New England Patriots and the New York Giants. This is the first time Indianapolis has ever hosted a Super Bowl and we couldn’t be more excited! A plethora of fanfare surrounding this epic event awaits all Central Indiana football fans. Even if you don’t love football, you will love all of the happenings around town leading up to the big game.
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SUPER BOWL HAPPENINGS THIS WEEK ~ MONDAY 1/23 – SUNDAY 1/29
Super Bowl XLVI Lucas Oil Stadium Tours begin on Monday 1/23 and run through Tuesday 2/7. Highlights of the tour include: both team locker rooms, media room, a walk on the field and insider look at Super Bowl preparations, the stadium and grounds. Get your tickets through Ticketmaster or the Lucas Oil Stadium box office.
The NLF Experience begins on Friday 1/27 and runs through Saturday 2/4 at the Indiana Convention Center. Don’t miss what the NFL calls “pro football's interactive theme park offering over 30 participatory games, displays, entertainment attractions, kids' football clinics, free autograph sessions and the largest football memorabilia show ever”!
Super Bowl Village. The heart of downtown Indianapolis will be transformed into Super Bowl Village beginning Friday 1/27 through Super Bowl Sunday 2/5. With continuous events for ten days, until midnight each night, this three-block festival will have something for everyone! Too many events abound to list, but a few highlights include: 60+ free concerts on two stages, zip-lines over Capitol Avenue, nightly pyrotechnic shows, live ESPN t.v. show broadcasts and the roman numeral sculpture on monument circle!
More information about Super Bowl Village here http://www.indianapolissuperbowl.com/super-bowl-village/
Check out the Map of Super Bowl Village.
Get a full list of free concerts here
Super Cars will be on display Friday 1/27 through Sunday 1/29 in the heart of downtown Indianapolis. Iconic Indy cars have been fused with NFL franchises to create awe and “provide unique photo opportunities for fans of every team”. More information here
The Legacy Loop 5K / HealthBowl will take place on Saturday 1/28 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Register for this walk/run on-site at Arsenal Tech High School, 1500 East Michigan Street, Indianapolis.
Super Tools for Teachers are available to get your classrooms in on the action! Multiple programs are offered giving educators Super Bowl themed lesson plans. Check out these exciting programs:
Super Learning in a Super State (SLSS) is an official Indiana Host Committee sanctioned youth outreach program for grades K-12. Focus is on literacy, health and fitness, environmental awareness, community service, character education and interdisciplinary learning. Register here and download the free curriculum guides.
NFL PLAY 60 Challenge comes from a partnership of the NFL and the American Heart Association, in efforts to incorporate physical fitness into the classroom. Register here and download resources.
One World Diversity curriculum connects communities, cultures and classrooms. More information available here.
Stay tuned for more events next week!