Bicentennial Unity Plaza getting ready to cut the ribbon downtown

The new plaza + gathering space adjacent to Gainbridge Fieldhouse is getting ready to cut the ribbon and officially open to the public with several events to celebrate.


Pacers Sports & Entertainment will manage the plaza. | Photo via Gainbridge Fieldhouse

We’ve told you all about the Bicentennial Unity Plaza development outside of Gainbridge Fieldhouse — and now, it’s finally getting ready to cut the ribbon and open to the public.

To refresh your memory, the new plaza will be home to:

  • A community basketball court that will be converted into a seasonal ice rink
  • Community activities + public performances
  • Public restrooms for daytime use + when the ice rink is open

The new plaza will officially open on Thursday, Aug. 24 with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. to kick off a weekend of activities.
Mark your calendar + join in on the celebration with this schedule of events:

  • Thursday, Aug. 24 | Ribbon Cutting Celebration from 10 to 11 a.m. + Indiana Fever Pre-Game Party from 5 to 7 p.m.
  • Friday, Aug. 25 | Happy Hour on the Plaza from 5 to 9 p.m.
  • Saturday, Aug. 26 | Indy Night Market on the Plaza from 5 to 10 p.m.
  • Sunday, Aug. 27 | Love of the Game from 1 to 5 p.m.
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