Bicentennial Unity Plaza Opens With a Weekend of Free Public Events

Aug 24 // 2023

INDIANAPOLIS – Bicentennial Unity Plaza is officially open, following a Thursday morning ribbon-cutting ceremony at Gainbridge Fieldhouse that included Pacers Sports & Entertainment executives, elected officials, and community organizations. The Plaza will play host to a weekend of free public events that will involve food, live music, arts and crafts, and more.

Thursday, August 24
5-7p.m.        Indiana Fever Pre-Game Party
Live music, games, giveaways, face painters, balloon artists, and more will be available for guests of all ages. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. No ticket is required for entry.

Friday, August 25
        Happy Hour on the Plaza
Guests can eat, drink, and dribble with live music from DJ Todd & DJ Space Bunz, games, unique cocktails, and free small plates from Indy’s top chefs and food trucks. 

Saturday, August 26
    Indy Night Market on the Plaza
Through a collaboration with Be Nimble Foundation, this evening event brings to life Indy’s food, arts, and culture scenes. The night will include farmers, restaurants, chefs, and food entrepreneurs. In celebration of Black Business Month, we will focus on Black-owned businesses, restaurants, and food entrepreneurs, as well as renowned chefs from the Pacers Sports & Entertainment Guests Chef Program.

Sunday, August 27
        JR. HOOPS Mini Clinic
This free clinic is open to kids ages 6-14 looking to learn the fundamentals of basketball and enjoy an afternoon playing hoops with special guests.
1-5p.m.        Love of the Game
Guests can enjoy basketball-themed face painting, crafts, and coloring stations, as well as inflatables, a bounce house, photo booths, and giveaways. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.

For more information on Bicentennial Unity Plaza, visit our web page here.


About Pacers Sports & Entertainment: Pacers Sports & Entertainment is an integrated sports and entertainment company including the Indiana Pacers, Indiana Fever, an NBA G League affiliate, Pacers Gaming, Pacers Foundation, Inc., and operations of Gainbridge Fieldhouse. Its team of inspired and dedicated employees has a shared purpose of winning through a commitment to excellence, serving the local community and entertaining fans and guests.