It’s no secret our town is a sports town. Our people pack the house that Peyton built, and can’t wait for the perfect race day in May. But there’s another place cheering Hoosiers can be found. Victory Field. Our team isn’t in the major leagues and our stadium isn’t what you would call staggering. But thanks to community outreach and local programming, the Indianapolis Indians are synonymous with great times and ideal afternoons.
Bringing everyone together
The Indianapolis Indians do a great job in engaging the Indy community through connections with local groups such as INDYCOG. Each year, fans are encouraged to come together and “bike to the ballpark” from Sun King Brewery. Hoosiers join Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard for a casual ride through beautiful downtown Indy before celebrating the first pitch.
And people aren’t the only ones being brought together by the Indians. Fans are also encouraged to watch a game with their favorite furry friend during Bark in the Park. This season the Indians will partner with the Humane Society of Indianapolis three times to create memories for both canines and their humans.
Incorporating local businesses
Victory Field is not just another ballpark. It’s truly a park of its people. You will see Hoosiers reaching for a Rally Can of Indians Lager while they watch their team slide into home. And you better believe no ballpark frank is complete without a squirt of Indiana’s Red Gold ketchup.
The Indians have done an amazing job in making Victory Field a place where people feel they belong. We find comfort in not only supporting our home team, but our Hoosier businesses, too.
The beautiful thing about an evening at Victory Field is that it’s affordable. When attending events around town, things can quickly add up. And if you have a family of four, prices begin to grow at record speed. But with promotions like the Monday Dollar Menu and Two-For-One Tuesdays, you can have a memorable night with your friends or family and leave with enough money in your pocket to come back again soon.
From Friday Night Fireworks to Working Lunch Wednesdays, Victory Field packs in people day after day. The funny thing is that it’s not because we are all baseball fans. It’s because we’re all fans of good friends and great times. And the Indians have perfected the art of making those happen. When you’re sitting on the grass under the warm sunshine, cold beer in hand, listening to the bats crack and the cheering crowd, you find a certain happiness you wouldn’t trade for the world.