PRESS RELEASE — In preparation for Thursday night’s Game 5 match-up of the Eastern Conference Finals with the Miami Heat in South Florida, the Indiana Pacers have announced some special activities for Pacers fans.
Game day will begin with another “Playoffs Rally Alley” after last week’s successful initial venture. Pacers fans are encouraged to drive their own car from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. through Bankers Life Court, just north of Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Pennsylvania St., and receive a host of goodies. Included among the giveaways are: a Pacers tee shirt, “Beat the Heat” beads, dog biscuits, cheer cards, “Beat the Heat” ice-cold Blue & Gold Gatorade and a commemorative “Gold Swagger” Pacers Eastern Conference Finals car magnet!
Shirts and car magnets are limited to the first 200 cars. Pedestrians are welcome to attend and those on hand will receive some special gifts.
The Pacers “Playoffs Rally Alley” will also feature live music from the Pacers Pep Band, balloons, the Pacemates and Boomer. The Pacers playoffs are presented by Key Bank, Kroger and Simon Malls.
There will also be seven Pacers Playoffs Viewing Parties, presented by Budweiser on Thursday night. Fans can meet the Pacemates and receive Cheer Cards and Playoff “Beat the Heat” beads at the following:
- Rookies, 8336 West 10th St.
- Alibis, 7381 North Shadeland Ave.
- Whiskey Business, 11915 Pendleton Pike
- Fox & Hound, 4901 East 82nd St.
- George’s Neighborhood Grill, 6935 Lake Plaza Drive
- Manley’s Irish Mutt, 7041 East 10th St.
- Colts Grille, 110 West Washington St.