Location - Indiana Convention Center
100 S. Capitol Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46225
Indianapolis city guide
Searching for what to do in Indianapolis? The "Crossroads of America" has something for everyone. From the artsy Mass Ave district to the eclectic Broad Ripple Village, Indy's neighborhoods boast a vibrant and diverse culture.
Be sure to see nearby White River State Park, which includes the Canal Walk, Indianapolis Zoo, White River Gardens, Indiana State Museum, NCAA Hall of Champions and more. Plus, enjoy discounts at various participating locations with your AVMA Convention 2017 badge and these coupons.
Walkable dining scene
Within steps of the convention center, you'll find more than 250 dining options. Undergo a culinary awakening from creative local chefs, explore Indianapolis' thriving craft beer scene, and discover other fantastic dining options. Indy has a lot to offer and was recently named "the most underrated food city in the U.S." by Condé Nast Traveler.
Indy Cultural Trail
Take a stroll or grab a bike for an adventure on the Indy Cultural Trail. The eight-mile path connects you to these Indianapolis city highlights:
- Capitol Building
- City Market
- White River State Park
- Indianapolis Zoo
- Other can’t-miss attractions
Bikes can be rented at various locations. The trail is completely paved and illuminated, so you can enjoy it at your leisure, day or night.
Float along this picturesque canal in White River State Park on a Venetian-style gondola, pedalboat or kayak, or enjoy a Segway ride to explore it by land. Admire public art, war memorials and beautiful scenery. Stop in various museums along the way, or rest at one of the cafes.
Motor Speedway & Hall of Fame Museum
Indy is the Racing Capital of the World, home of the iconic 2.5-mile oval and host to the world’s largest single-day sporting event, the Indy 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. If you’re a racing fan, you're in luck; the Brickyard 400 is scheduled for July 21-23, while AVMA is in town. Capture and be a part of the Speedway’s rich 100-year history.
Monuments & memorials
Experience a panoramic view of the city from the Soldiers & Sailors Monument, or take a visit to the Indiana War Memorial Plaza. Second only to Washington, D.C., Indy offers more monuments and memorials than any other U.S. city.
Purchase your air travel to and from Indianapolis International Airport with United or Delta Airlines and receive discounts!
With the Indy 500, NCAA's Final Four, Olympic Trials and other large conventions in its history, Indianapolis is experienced in hosting multiple major events simultaneously. During AVMA Convention 2017, Indy will be hosting NASCAR’s Brickyard 400 race—and its fans.
In consideration of the number of visitors expected in the city, we encourage you to make your hotel reservations, travel arrangements and other plans early. Sponsors, exhibitors, associated groups and others who may be planning private off-site events or need private dining at downtown restaurants are encouraged to book these spaces as soon as possible.