Event Attendee Information

The Indy Burger Battle, a Building Tomorrow event presented by Red Gold The Indy Burger Battle, a Building Tomorrow event presented by Red Gold

Building Tomorrow and Red Gold Tomatoes are excited to welcome you to the 7th Annual Indy Burger Battle! Read on for important event day information, including check-in information.

The Cause

The cost of your Indy Burger Battle ticket will support event host Building Tomorrow in teaching a child in Uganda to read. #Burgers4Reading

Building Tomorrow is an Indianapolis-based nonprofit working to ensure all children in East Africa access an inclusive, transformative education. To learn more about Building Tomorrow and the cause your ticket is helping support, visit www.buildingtomorrow.org.

Event Schedule

Saturday, July 27

12 to 1 pm: VIP

1 to 4 pm: General Admission

3:30 pm: Burger Tasting ends; People's Choice voting closes; Raffle entry closes; Biergarten closes

3:50 pm: Announcement of raffle winners and People's Choice & Critics' Choice voting winners

Please note, due to the National Urban League Conference at the nearby Indianapolis Convention Center, there may be increased traffic in downtown Indy. Please plan your travel and parking accordingly!


Georgia Street, Downtown Indianapolis
West Block between Capitol Ave. and Illinois St.

Entrance: Corner of West Georgia St. and Illinois St., as located by the pin on the map below.


Entrance: Corner of West Georgia St. and Illinois St., as located by the pin on the map above.

To enter the event, your ticket QR code will need to be scanned at the door. You may present the code by 1) Printing your PDF ticket 2) Showing the PDF ticket on your phone 3) Showing the QR code in the email you received upon ordering a ticket.

VIP entry at 12 pm. General Admission entry at 1 pm. No early entry is allowed.


Nearby Parking Garages: World Wonders Garage at 100 S. Illinois St. (link); Pan Am Plaza Garage at 201 S. Capitol Ave. (link)

Paid street parking is available nearby and throughout the downtown area.


Drink tickets that come with your ticket purchase (VIP - 2, Regular & Youth - 1) may be redeemed for beer*, water or soda. Additional drinks will be available for purchase.

Beer (Sun King Brewery)*: see Sun King van for cost

Water: $1

Soda: $2

You may bring your own WATER only; water must be in a clear container. No other outside beverages allowed.

*21+ only, must provide valid I.D.


We will be raffling off the prizes below at the event:

Free Bacon for One Year | Coupons for 18 packages of Indiana Kitchen Bacon

Over $400 in Restaurant Gift Cards | Including various Indy Burger Battle competing restaurants

Hoosier Steaks Grill Box | 2 ribeye or NY strip steaks, 2 filets, & 2 specialty burger packs

6 Tickets to any Six Flags U.S. park | Donated by Red Gold Tomatoes

Sun King Brewery Gift Pack | $10 gift card, cooler bag, growler, koozies, and more!

To enter the raffle, visit the Building Tomorrow booth at the event to win raffle tickets via any method below:

Answer Building Tomorrow trivia questions | Correctly answer four questions about event host and local nonprofit Building Tomorrow and Uganda, the country where we work. Hint: answers can be found at the tables for each restaurant or on our Instagram @bldgtomorrow.

Make a donation to Building Tomorrow | Every $5 donated to Building Tomorrow earns a ticket. Donate by cash or card at our booth or at buildingtomorrow.org/donate and show us your email receipt.

Follow us on social media | Earn a ticket for each social media platform you follow us on (even if you follow us already). Twitter, Instagram: @bldgtomorrow. Facebook: Building Tomorrow. Just show us at our booth!

Post on social media | Show us your post about the Indy Burger Battle, tagging Building Tomorrow (accounts listed below under Social Media) and using #IndyBurgerBattle and #Burgers4Reading to earn a ticket.

Sign up for Building Tomorrow updates | We want to stay in touch! Sign up at the BT booth and you’ll get a ticket to enter the raffle. Plus, you’ll receive regular updates on our events and our work in Uganda!

Social Media

Share your Indy Burger Battle experience with Building Tomorrow on social media!

#IndyBurgerBattle #Burgers4Reading

Twitter, Instagram: @bldgtomorrow

Facebook: Building Tomorrow


Reach us at...

Phone: 317-632-3545

Email: burgers@buildingtomorrow.org