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You don't have to stay downtown to experience all the fun and excitement of this year's Super Bowl. We found events happening all around Indianapolis this year. Check them out!
13th Annual Super Bowl Gospel Celebration
NFL players and Grammy Award-winning gospel artists will join together with host Wayne Brady on stage at the 13th Annual Super Bowl Gospel Celebration. This NFL-sanctioned concert at Clowes Memorial Hall at Butler University serves as a fundraiser benefiting national and Local charities.
For more information please visit www.superbowlgospel.com.
Franklin Foot Bowl 5K Run/Walk & 1-Mile Family Fun
The race on the Greenway Trail will start at 5 p.m. at the Cultural Arts & Recreation Center. Cost is $15 for those pre-registered before Feb 3rd. Cost is $20 on the day of the race. The One-Mile Family Fun Walk is $2/person. Wear your team's favorite jersey!
Athletes in Action Super Bowl Breakfast
The Bart Starr Award will be presented to a current NFL player, voted on by his peers, for outstanding character and leadership on the field, at home and in the community. Presenting this year's award is NFL Hall of Fame quarterback Bart Starr and will take place at the Indiana State Fairgrounds Exposition Hall from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
PlayFit: Feel the Beat!
Discover the importance of active play and nutrition at the Children's Museum of Indianapolis from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for PlayFit, a family-friendly event filled with fun activities and special guests. PlayFit is presented by the Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation and supported by Peyton Manning Children's Hospital at St.Vincent.
For more information visit www.childrensmuseum.org.
Taste of the NFL: The Party With a Purpose
Dedicated to stopping hunger in America for more than two decades, the Taste of the NFL is a non-profit organization and is hosting this year's fundraiser at the Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana.
The Party with a Purpose food and wine event will take place at 7 p.m. and features more than 35 food stations where guests can sample food, mingle with chefs and players and participate in a silent auction. Special performance by multi-platinum country recording artist Sara Evans will entertain guests.
Tickets are available at www.TasteoftheNFL.com.
The Seventh Annual NFL Charities Super Bowl Celebrity Bowling Classic
Hosted by NFL Charities, the Seventh Annual NFL Charities Super Bowl Celebrity Bowling Classic will take place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Woodland Bowl. Attendees range from Pro Football Hall of Fame members to celebrities, local philanthropists and business owners.
For more information please visit www.nflcharities.org/fundraising/sb_funding.
Franklin Tailgate Party and Competition
Participants can join the tailgate party from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Team Spirit, Tailgate Food, Football Trivia and Best Touchdown Dance are just a few of the tailgate competition categories, and you can't forget the big Cornhole Tournament. Cost is $10 per space if pre-registered, $15 per space on event day. Registration is available at the Franklin Parks and Recreation Department