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Indiana Pacers Courtside Club Opens at Indianapolis International Airport

by Kimberly Krol Inlander

Oct 26, 2022

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Food & Drink

With the 2022–2023 NBA season just underway, Indianapolis International Airport announced the opening of the new Indiana Pacers Courtside Club restaurant in Civic Plaza, offering a lounge and sit-down dining. Located before security, the restaurant is accessible to all airport visitors.


“It’s exciting to represent Indianapolis’ NBA team at a major gateway to the city,” said Bryan Loden, vice president of business development, HMSHost. “Whether arriving or departing, we are engaging the traveling public with food and entertainment unique to Indy. HMSHost is honored to work alongside the airport, Pacers Sports & Entertainment, and our partner Diversified Concessions to bring a piece of Indiana sports culture to travelers at IND.”


The hotly anticipated opening brings with it a menu boasting basketball- and Pacer-themed cuisine, offering breakfast, lunch and dinner, and a beer, cocktails and more beverage menu. The Boomer Burger is named for the Pacers’ mascot and memorabilia is displayed throughout. Diners can play a game of pop-a-shot basketball.


“Basketball is a global game and we are Indiana’s team, so we are proud to share the Pacers experience with travelers from around the world at North America’s very best airport,” said Quinn Buckner, vice president for communications, Pacers Sports & Entertainment.


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