Saturday's Notable NCAA Final Four Weekend Events

This weekend, the city of Indianapolis plays host to its sixth NCAA Men's Final Four.  Basketball crazy Indiana is the most frequent location for college basketball's showcase event. 

Saturday features both National Semifinal games and a bevy of activities for fans. is your source for the best places to encounter the plethora of sports figures and entertainers making their way to Indiana's capitol city.

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Bracket Town refreshed by Coca-Cola Zero          April 1-5

Indiana Convention Center

100 South Capitol Ave. Downtown

Bracket Town is the ultimate college basketball experience.  This is hoops heaven for people looking to meet current and former players, coaches and other sports figures.  View the college basketball memorabilia and take part in the numerous interactive games and clinics.

Saturday's Schedule Highlights

Noon - All-American Team Introductions

Noon - LG Coaches Cook Off featuring John Calipari and Mike Brey

3:00 pm - FABOLOUS performance presented by AT&T

4:00 pm - FABOLOUS autograph session

Coaches autograph sessions include: Bruce Weber (11:00 am), Mike Montgomery (12:30 pm), Lute Olson (1:30 pm) and Matt Painter (2:00 pm)


NABC Headquarter Hotel

Hyatt Regency Indianapolis

One S. Capitol Ave. Downtown

The National Association of Basketball Coaches annual meetings take place at this hotel and at the Indiana Convention Center. The Hyatt Regency Indianapolis will be jam packed with current and former coaches, media and other celebs throughout the entire weekend.


Coca-Cola Zero Countdown:  The Big Dance Concert Series

Hosted by Ryan Seacrest

Lawn at White River State Park                

801 W. Washington St.

Melanie Fiona                       12:30 pm

World's Largest Pep Rally   1:45 pm

Military Flyover                         2:15 pm

Darius Rucker                         2:30 pm

Daughtry                                   4:00 pm          


National Semifinals on CBS

Butler vs. Michigan State                        6:07 pm ET

West Virginia vs. Duke                            8:47 pm ET

Lucas Oil Stadium                                                 

500 South Capitol Ave. Downtown


Other Concerts


Slippery Noodle Inn             8:00 pm

372 S. Meridian St. Downtown



Scottish Rite Cathedral       9:00 pm

650 S. Meridian St. Downtown


Fan Gathering Locations

Butler - Ram Restaurant        140 S. Illinois St.  Downtown

 Moe & Johnny's        5380 N. College Ave. Butler student bar

Duke -   Buffalo Wild Wings   Seven E. Washington St. Downtown

Michigan St. - Champps Americana   49 W. Maryland St. Downtown

West Virginia -  Scotty's Brewhouse    One Virginia Ave.  Downtown    



Other Restaurants

St. Elmo Steak House

127 S. Illinois St. Downtown

St. Elmo Steak House is Indianapolis's most legendary establishment.  Celebs of all kinds will be making their way in and out of Indy's finest restaurant all weekend.


Morton's The Steakhouse

41 E. Washington St. Downtown


Shula's Steak House

50 S. Capitol Ave. Westin Indianapolis


Oceanaire Seafood Room

30 South Meridian St. Downtown