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Monday, January 30, 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.

Monday’s Highlights

ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPN Radio begin broadcasting today from Pan Am Plaza.

Super Bowl Village (Georgia Street and Capitol Avenue)
Open from 3 pm – 10 pm. 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; football field activities and unique street performers.

Village Schedule

3:30 pm Healing Sixes (Pepsi Stage, Meridian Street)

5:00 pm Stereo Deluxe (Pepsi Stage)

6:15 pm National Anthem performance by Arsenal Technical High School Choir and Color Guard by Indy Young Marines

6:30 pm Big Sam’s Funky Nation (Verizon Stage, Pennsylvania Street)

7:45 pm Living Proof (Pepsi Stage)

8:45 pm Synchronized pyrotechnics, specialty lighting and video show (approximate time)

9:00 pm Village People (Verizon Stage)

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.

*Wear your Colts Jersey today for $5 off admission.*

XLVI Roman Numerals Display (South half of Monument Circle)

The Huddle (Circle Centre Mall)
Entertainment and dining options available including LIDS Locker Room with a wide assortment of XLVI Super Bowl and NFL merchandise.

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.

Parking and Traffic Information
Due to expected congestion and delays during peak rush hour periods, please avoid these key areas unless traveling to specific destinations along these streets:

  • Know Before You Go – Be sure to use the Super and Bowl detour routes and enter them as soon as possible.
  • Afternoon commuters: Avoid Capitol Avenue between Maryland Street and Washington Street, Maryland Street between Capitol and Pennsylvania, and Ohio Street between Delaware Street and Capitol Street.
  • Avoid turning left out of parking garages when street is congested.
  • Don’t block the cross-walks.

Many downtown workers are using IndyGo service. Indy Express Bus from Carmel and Fishers is adding a 1 pm shuttle to its weekday commuter service starting today.

Super Bowl fans with tickets for Tuesday’s Media Day can reserve a parking space and shuttle ride at the west Park & Ride location (former long-term airport parking) starting at 8 am Tuesday morning.

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

Additional information about the above can be found on the 2012 Indianapolis Host Committee website –

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