With a $720 million price tag, Lucas Oil Stadium should be impressive -- luckily, this multi purpose stadium has exceeded the expectations of fans and owners alike.
Officially opening in 2008, Lucas Oil Stadium, the home stadium of the Indianapolis Colts, is a FieldTurf surface field that is both ideal for football and useful for hosting other events too. With a retractable roof, Lucas Oil Stadium can host events in the winter as well as summer.
Events at Lucas Oil Stadium
While the stadium is best known for hosting the Colts, there are other regular events hosted here too. Nearby high school and college games are often contested on the grounds, allowing these young players the opportunity to play on the big field. Those who are fans of music and marching bands may know the stadium as host of the Drum Corps International Event and the Bands of America competition. Finally, many big name music artists have played at the field. The first major concert held on the grounds was Kenny Chesney in 2008.
What Lucas Oil Stadium Offers Fans
While the quality playing surface is great for the players, fans appreciate the comfortable seating, variety of dining options and convenient layout. There are a number of statues, displays and attractions around the field too -- making for a fun day at the stadium for families who visit.
Getting to the Stadium
There are both on-site parking lots and nearby private lots that offer visitors a place to park. Reaching the park by public transit is possible with the CIRTA bus and train system. Finally, many nearby hotels and other businesses offer a shuttle option. It is worth looking into these options if you are staying nearby.
It's important to remember that not every stadium is the same. Lucas Oil Stadium is a unique facility that has thus far served the Indianapolis area very well. As 2015 comes, it will be used as the home of the finals of NCAA playoffs for basketball as well -- further showing how flexible this property is in supporting sports of all types.
We are conveniently located near the Indianapolis International Airport, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, downtown Indy, convention center, Children's Museum and Indianapolis Zoo.