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Super Bowl XLVI Events for Feb. 4, 2012

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O.A.R. is the concert headliner for Saturday night at the Super Bowl Village. Photo provided by the 2012 Indianapolis Super Bowl Host Committee and used with written permission.

By Dianna Boyce
2012 Indianapolis Super Bowl Host Committee

Indianapolis – Below is the schedule of public events for Saturday, February 4, 2012, from the 2012 Indianapolis Super Bowl Host Committee.

Saturday Highlights


What:              Athletes in Action 2012 Super Bowl Breakfast

Where:            Indiana State Fairgrounds, Expo Hall

1202 East 38th Street

Indianapolis, IN 46205

When:              8:00 a.m.

The Super Bowl Breakfast features the presentation of the Bart Starr Award to a current NFL player, voted on by his peers, for outstanding character and leadership in the home, on the field and in the community. Bart Starr will personally present the award to this year’s winner. More information is available at


What:              Super Learning Teachers’ Appreciation Celebration

Where:            Martin University

2171 North Avondale Place

Indianapolis, IN 46218

When:              8:30 a.m.

Mark Schlereth of ESPN will speak at the Super Learning Teachers’ Appreciation Celebration. The Super Learning program provided teachers free access to lesson and activity plans incorporating football and Indiana-centered content for grades K-12. Over 225 schools, nearly 350 teachers and 32,250 students benefited from the program. Current and retired players will share accounts of how they were positively impacted or influenced by teachers. During the event, the Super Learning Teacher of The Year Awards will be presented to Kevin Sandorf (Howe Community High School, Indianapolis), Jennifer Rogers (Creston Intermediate Academy, Indianapolis) and Stan Irwin (Arsenal Technical High School, Indianapolis).

What:              Chase Near Eastside Legacy Center/Youth Education Town Neighborhood Open House and Community Day

Where:            Chase Near Eastside Legacy Center

725 North Oriental Street

Indianapolis, IN 46202

When:              10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Facility tours will be available to highlight the state-of-the-art media studio, mobile computer lab, educational greenhouse and garden, fitness equipment, full-sized basketball court, and instructional training kitchen. The 2012 Indianapolis Super Bowl Super Car for the Indianapolis Colts is also on display.

What:              The Seventh Annual NFL Charities Super Bowl Celebrity Bowling Classic

Where:            Woodland Bowl

3421 East 96 Street

Indianapolis, IN 46240

When:              11:00 a.m. registration begins; first ball at noon

Retired NFL players and Pro Football Hall of Famers will be on hand as teams of four amateur players will bowl two games each with rotating celebrity captains. Additional details may be found at

Super Bowl Village

Theme:            America’s Super Game

Where:            Georgia Street

Hours:             11:00 a.m. – 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; Indianapolis Colts Cheerleaders; football field activities and unique street performers.

Saturday Schedule

11:30 a.m.       DJ Kyle Long (Pepsi Stage – Meridian Street)

12:45 p.m.       Carson Diersing (Pepsi Stage)

2:00 p.m.         The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band (Verizon Stage – Pennsylvania Street)

3:15 p.m.         Twin Cats (Pepsi Stage)

4:30 p.m.         Here Come The Mummies (Verizon Stage)

5:30 p.m.         National Anthem performed by Ben Utecht

Color Guard by Guardians of Indiana Leadership

5:45 p.m.         Born Again Floozies (Pepsi Stage)

7:00 p.m.         Umphrey’s McGee (Verizon Stage)

8:15 p.m.         North Mississippi Allstars(Pepsi Stage)

9:00 p.m.         (approximate time) Synchronized pyrotechnics, specialty lighting and video show

9:30 p.m.         O.A.R. (Verizon Stage)


FINAL DAY for NFL Experience presented by GMC

Indiana Convention Center

Ticketed Event ($25 for adults, $20 for children 12 and under)

Hours: 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

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 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. To get a list of players signing autographs in the NFL Experience, call 1-888-635-2273 or visit


The Huddle

Circle Centre Mall

11:00 a.m. – Midnight

The Huddle will provide entertainment and dining options for visitors, as well as the LIDS Locker Room with a wide assortment of XLVI Super Bowl and NFL merchandise.


What:              CMT Crossroads Pepsi Super Bowl Fan Jam

Where:            Indiana State Fairgrounds, Pepsi Coliseum

1202 East 38th Street

Indianapolis, IN 46205

When:             6:00 p.m.

Carrie Underwood and Steven Tyler to perform.

What:              Taste of the NFL “The Party with a Purpose”

Where:            Gleaners Food Bank

3737 Waldermere Avenue

Indianapolis, IN 46241

When:              7:00 p.m.

Food and wine extravaganza featuring a top chef from each NFL city paired with current or alumni players. Tax deductible charity event to benefit Gleaner’s Food Bank. Live entertainment will be provided by country superstar Sara Evans. Additional details and ticket information at
XLVI Roman Numerals Display

South half of Monument Circle


Super Care Clinic

Open 24 hours

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

Transportation and Parking

More traffic congestion and delays expected due to arrival of Super Bowl ticketholders.

Please note: New visitors to Indianapolis who are not staying within walkable distance to Super Bowl venues need help navigating downtown.

  • Continue to avoid key traffic pinch points: Monument Circle, South Meridian and South. Illinois (north of South Street), Capitol between Maryland and Washington, Maryland between Capitol and Pennsylvania, and Ohio between Delaware and Capitol.
  • Missouri Street is closed between McCarty and South Street to allow for construction of the secure perimeter around Lucas Oil Stadium. Streets surrounding the stadium are inaccessible through Sunday.
  • With no new street closures tomorrow, lane restrictions and potential delays around key hotels may occur.
  • Downtown has more than 70 parking garages with more than 40,000 available spaces. To avoid delays, consider garages/lots in areas on the perimeter of downtown and plan to walk a few extra blocks.
  • Find cabs at West Washington Street and Virginia Avenue between Pennsylvania and Delaware.

Parking Reminders:

  • Park and Ride garages at 327 North Illinois and 101 North New Jersey are available for $10 onsite on a first come basis. No shuttle space available, but they are within walking distance to Super Bowl activities.
  • IUPUI Park and Ride: On Saturday, 4,000 parking spaces are available on the east side of the campus to park and shuttle to Super Bowl activities for $25 per space. Please note: Parking is available on Super Bowl Sunday for $25 but no shuttle service is provided.
  • State parking garages are available on Saturday.