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Friday, January 27, 2012 Super Bowl XLVI Events

Super Bowl XLVI time has arrived! If you are in downtown Indianapolis, check out some of these great events happening today.

Friday’s Highlights

First Zipline Ride (Super Bowl Village/South Capitol Avenue)
At Noon, the first riders will be 12 Super Bowl XLVI Student Ambassadors followed by other ceremonial riders. Others scheduled in the first hour include Super Bowl President and CEO Allison Melangton, 2012 Indianapolis Super Bowl Host Committee Chairman Mark Miles, Indianapolis Colts player Gary Brackett

Super Cars (Meridian Street, just south of Monument Circle)
The Super Cars program showcases 33 Indy Cars, with 32 cars representing each NFL franchise team and one car representing Super Bowl XLVI. On display through Sunday, January 29.

Super Bowl Village Ribbon Cutting (Georgia Street and Capitol Avenue)
At 2:45 pm, opening ceremonies will begin and the Super Bowl Village will official be open from 3 pm – Midnight. Daily attractions include: Tailgate Town (games & tournaments); Zipline ($10 a ride); Kinect NFL PLAY 60 FanDome; ESPN Broadcast Studio; The Huddle at Circle Centre; lights and pyrotechnics shows; Ice Gurus Randy Finch and Derek Maxfield from Food Network’s Ice Brigade creating ice sculptures; Super Dash; Indianapolis Colts Cheerleaders; USA Football activities and unique street performers.

Friday’s Super Bowl Village Schedule

3:30 pm         The Last Good Year (Pepsi Stage, Meridian Street)

4:30 pm         Kramus (Verizon Stage, Pennsylvania Street)

5:30 pm         National Anthem performance by Kelly Taylor and Guardians of Indiana Leadership Color Guard

5:45 pm         Max Allen Band (Pepsi Stage)

7:00 pm         DJ Pauly D (Verizon Stage)

8:30 pm         Blue Moon Revue (Pepsi Stage)

9:00 pm         Synchronized pyrotechnics, specialty lighting and video show (approximate time)

9:30 pm         Bret Michaels (Verizon Stage)

Super Bowl XLVI Stadium Tours (Lucas Oil Stadium)
This ticketed event offers a behind-the-scenes look at preparations inside Lucas Oil Stadium for Super Bowl XLVI. More information can be found at under the “Events” tab.

XLVI Roman Numerals Display (South half of Monument Circle)

NFL Experience presented by GMC (Indiana Convention Center)
Produced by the National Football League, the NFL Experience presented by GMC is a pro football interactive theme park that offers participatory games, displays, entertainment attractions, kids’ football clinics, free autograph sessions and the largest football memorabilia show ever.

Tickets ($25 for adults, $20 for children 12 and under) are available by going to, calling 1-866-849-4635, or visiting the NFL Experience presented by GMC box office at the Indiana Convention Center. Online purchase orders can also be printed from ticket kiosks onsite at the Indiana Convention Center. Tickets will go on sale one hour before opening daily. The NFL Experience is open from 3 pm to 10 pm today.

Parking and Traffic Information
Parking and traffic information and additional details about the above events, can be found on the 2012 Indianapolis Host Committee website,

Super Care Clinic (Union Station, 300 South Meridian, Suite #145)
A full-service urgent care visit center operated by a coalition of Indianapolis-area healthcare facilities. More details at

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