Things to See and Do in Indianapolis
Join us in Indianapolis, IN for IEC Convention and Expo 2018. A city known for fast cars and blockbuster events, Indianapolis is home to a flourishing culinary and brewing scene, thriving cultural institutions, cool neighborhoods, and so much more.
Visit Indy offer visitors a list of the top things to do, including food and drink, live music, and one-of-a-kind-museums.
Check out some of Indianapolis' highlights below:
Indianapolis Motor Speedway
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway also is known as “The Greatest Race Course in the World.” Nestled in Speedway, Indiana, just minutes from downtown Indianapolis, IMS is most known globally for hosting the largest single-day sporting event in the world, the Indianapolis 500, every Memorial Day weekend. The Indianapolis Motor Speedway also hosts the Verizon IndyCar Series, NASCAR, Red Bull Air Race, LPGA and many other events throughout the year.
White River State Park
As America's only cultural urban state park, White River State Park (WRSP, to its friends) offers a unique blend of green space (Military Park, the Central Canal, White River itself) and cultural attractions - including the Indianapolis Zoo; White River Gardens; the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art; the NCAA Hall of Champions; the IMAX Theater; the Indiana State Museum; Victory Field and a premier outdoor concert venue.
Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians & Western Art
Featured as one of the world's finest Native American and Western Art collections by True West, the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art is one of only two such museums east of the Mississippi. Located in White River State Park, the Eiteljorg contains traditional and contemporary pieces by such artists as T.C. Cannon, Andy Warhol and Georgia O'Keefe.
Lucas Oil Stadium
Home to the Indianapolis Colts, Lucas Oil Stadium is a state-of-the-art retractable roof multi-purpose venue which features spectacular views of the downtown Indianapolis skyline. The stadium seats over 63,000 for football games and other events and also boasts a FieldTurf in-fill playing surface, and 7 lockers rooms.
Connected to the Indiana Convention Center via a climate-controlled walkway, it offers public tours every week that give participants an up-close and personal look at all the stadium has to offer. Tours last approximately one hour and include visits to the playing field, an NFL locker room, Lucas Oil Plaza, the press box, and numerous other areas (depending on availability) that are generally inaccessible to the public.