Friday, June 24, 2016
7:00 – Midnight
Via police escort, attendees will head just north of downtown Indy to spend an elegant evening in Mayor Jim Brainard’s town of Carmel, Indiana, named one of the nation’s top places to live by Money magazine. Guests will enjoy a private concert inside the Palladium by Michael Feinstein, the multi-platinum-selling, two-time Emmy and five-time Grammy Award nominated entertainer, dubbed “The Ambassador of the Great American Songbook.” Guests will taste their way through Indiana’s farm-to-table cuisine while enjoying a fireworks display to close out the night.
Saturday, June 25, 2016
7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Adults and kids alike will enjoy this experience! Explore the world’s largest children’s museum through a night of hands-on, interactive experiences at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. It’s regularly ranked among the nation’s best places for intergenerational learning by Parents Magazine, USA Today, Fodor’s Travel, and Forbes Magazine. Professional actor-interpreters will engage attendees by bringing experiences to life. Before opening to the public, attendees will get a look at their newest exhibit, “Beyond Spaceship Earth.” Also, see one of the world’s largest dinosaur-fossil exhibits while visiting with a real paleontologist. Admire artist Dale Chihuly’s 43-foot tall Fireworks of Glass sculpture (largest in the world) and enjoy food spread across all five floors of this impressive museum.
(Buses will begin to depart at 6:30 p.m. from the J.W. Marriott, and be available for return throughout the evening.)
Sunday, June 26, 2016
6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
All of collegiate sports are celebrated in Indy at the NCAA’s headquarters, just steps from the host hotel. All 23 sports the NCAA sanctions will be on display along with pep bands, tailgate cuisine, mascots, and a private basketball court to shoot hoops like in the movie “Hoosiers.” NCAA President Mark Emmert will welcome attendees and showcase why more than 460,000 student-athletes are pursuing their dreams of playing sports and attending college. After the party, stroll along the city’s three-mile Central Canal right outside the party.
Monday, June 27, 2016
6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Home to the world’s largest single-day sporting event, the Indy 500, step onto this famed track and learn about 100 years of racing. USCM attendees will be driven by real IndyCar drivers around the track going nearly 100 mph. Interact with these drivers, learning about the life of being a professional athlete and the training that goes into preparing to go 220 mph in $2 million racecars. A night of live music, dancing, and all things racing. Finish this year’s USCM by crossing the finish line at the Indy 500 racetrack.