Fans encouraged to visit Monument Circle for pep rally as both teams prepare for games versus Boston/New EnglandThe Indianapolis Colts and Indiana Pacers are celebrating a "Home Team Blue Weekend" as both teams prepare for rivalry games vs. Boston opponents. The Pacers battle the defending World Champion Boston Celtics at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1. The Colts host the New England Patriots at 8:15 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 2.
The "Home Team Blue Weekend" is a chance for fans to rally together to show support for their hometown teams.
WHEN: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31st, 2008
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
WHERE: Monument Circle
"Home Team Blue Weekend" elements include:
- Colts/Pacers Alumni Player Autographs: 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
- Colts Cheerleaders and Pacemate Autographs: 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
- Appearances by the best mascots in professional sports Boomer, Bowser and Blue
- Colts In Motion traveling museum and Pacers Fan Van
- Halloween costume contest for two (2) VIP ticket packages to the Colts and Pacers games and gift certificates for dinner
- Register to Win Colts and Pacers weekend ticket packages
- Colts and Pacers "Home Team" poster give-a-way
- Live music by "Dave and Rae"
- Colts Pro Shop and Pacers Home Court Gift Shop
- Trick or Treating
- Free lunch for the first 500 of fans provided by Donatos Pizza.
*The Colts and Pacers are hosting a canned food drive to support Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana. Fans are encouraged to bring canned foods and or monetary donations to help support fellow residents this Thanksgiving season.
A short program featuring Mayor Greg Ballard will be held on stage starting at 12 p.m.