Celebrate the Hawkeyes in Indianapolis During the 2021 B1G Championship

By Katie Linder
Iowa will face Michigan for the Big Ten Championship title on Saturday evening, but don't miss several events and opportunities to show your black and gold pride ahead of the big game.
Iowa Football Team with Herky in front Hawkeye Sports The Iowa football team will play in the Big Ten Championship game in Indianapolis on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021.

Hawkeye fans will flock to Indianapolis this weekend to cheer, cheer, cheer for Iowa. Besides the football game, there are several ways for alumni and fans to gather and have fun in Indianapolis while sporting their favorite Tigerhawk gear. If you aren’t traveling, but still want to celebrate with Hawk fans near you, check out these game watch locations.


Georgia Street Block Party
4 - 7:30 p.m.

This Big Ten-sponsored pregame street festival features local Indianapolis food, beverages, and live music.

Big Ten Fan Fest
5 - 9 p.m.
Indiana Convention Center

This massive Big Ten sponsored event features interactive games, giveaways, food, drinks, and much more! Admission is free with a game ticket.

Hawkeye Happy Hour
7 - 11 p.m.
Tin Roof, Indianapolis

Watch the Iowa vs. Purdue men’s basketball game with the Indianapolis Iowa Club! Enjoy live music and Iowa swag at this alumni-owned establishment. The University of Iowa Center for Advancement is offering a free drink ticket to those who check-in using a QR code (limit one per person, 100 tickets total). Tipoff is at 9 p.m. (EST). No cover charge until 8:30 p.m.

Iowa Men's Basketball vs. Purdue
9 p.m.
Mackey Complex, West Lafayette

When in Indiana—why not see two live sporting events featuring the Hawkeyes? Iowa and No. 2 Purdue will meet on the court in West Lafayette. Tipoff is at 9 p.m. (EST).


Big Ten Fan Fest
10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Indiana Convention Center

Come see the Hawkeye Marching Band and Iowa Spirit Squads perform at 6 p.m. This massive Big Ten sponsored event also features interactive games, giveaways, food, drinks, and much more! Admission is free with a game ticket.

Hawkeye Huddle
4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Indiana Convention Center

Hawkeye Huddles are free and open to all Iowa fans and include cash refreshments, snacks, and appearances by Herky, the Iowa Spirit Squad, and the Hawkeye Marching Band. These events are hosted by the National I-Club.

Big Ten Football Championship Game
Saturday, Dec. 4
8 p.m.
Lucas Oil Stadium

The Hawkeye football team will play for the Big Ten championship against Michigan inside the home of the NFL's Indianapolis Colts. You can help stripe Lucas Oil Stadium by wearing black and gold based on your seat location. The winning team will take home the Amos Alonzo Stagg Championship Trophy. A win for Iowa would likely mean a Rose Bowl appearance. The game will be broadcast on FOX.

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