Free Pregame Party at the Budweiser Beer Garden

by Jeff Tzucker

Free Pregame Party at the Budweiser Beer Garden

Party with Pacers legends and Pacemates with great music and drink specials

May 10, 2013

Looking to pre-game before Saturday’s Eastern Conference Semifinals game between the Pacers and Knicks? The party starts at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday at the Budweiser Beer Garden outside of Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Hang out at the 2-story Budweiser Build-A-Bar with Pacers legends, Pacemates, Boom Babies, and Pacers fans. The Budweiser Beer Garden Pacers Pregame Party is free to any Pacers fans 21 years or older.

Budweiser Logo

Why should you attend?

  • No Cover Charge – Any Pacers fans 21 or older can attend for FREE.
  • Drink Specials – Budweiser will serve a variety of drinks with beers starting at only $3.
  • DJ Indiana Jones – Tweet your playlist to @DJIndianaJones and be sure to tag @Pacers.
  • Meet Pacers Legends – Relive great Pacers moments with former Pacers players.
  • Pics with the Pacemates – Make your Instagram followers jealous.

Where and When?

  • Outside Bankers Life Fieldhouse in the Ober Lot just north of Dunkin’ Donuts (look for the Pacers schedule painted on the wall)
  • Saturday, May 11, at 5:00 p.m leading up to Game 3 tipoff

Not 21? Arrive Early Anyway

  • Get Decked Out - Balloon artists and face painters will be located on the Pennyslvania St. Plaza outside Bankers Life Fieldhouse starting at 5:00 p.m.
  • Hang with Boomer – The NBA’s best mascot will be running around the Plaza and then will head inside Bankers Life Fieldhouse once doors open at 6:30 p.m.
  • Don't Forget the Big Screen – Head inside Bankers Life Fieldhouse at 6:30 p.m. to see the best scoreboard in the NBA.

Is That All?

If that's not enough, then show up extra early on Saturday as Georgia Street opens outdoor cafes with fun celebration starting at noon.

Need tickets?

Single game tickets for the Second Round matchup between the Pacers and Knicks are available now. Game 3 tickets are extremely limited. As of 10:00 a.m. on Friday, Game 4 and Game 6 have better seats available than Saturday's Game 3. Buy now and beat the rush as both of these games will sell out.

Guarantee tickets to the 2013 Playoffs by placing a deposit on a Season Ticket Plan. Visit or call (317) 917-2827 to secure your Playoff tickets. The 2013 Pacers Playoffs are proudly presented by Key Bank, Kroger and Simon Malls.


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