Big Events. Big Impact.

Indiana Black Expo hosts the state’s two largest cultural events: Summer Celebration and Circle City Classic. These events not only provide entertainment, education, and access to resources for the Indiana community but also support the year-round programming to propel the future of today’s youth and families.


July 9-19, 2020

One of the largest cultural events of its kind, providing educational, career, and entertainment opportunities for its guests during over ten days in downtown Indianapolis.  Summer Celebration draws hundreds of thousands of attendees from around the state and across the country every year. 

Summer Celebration Website

For Vendors & Exhibitors

2020, IBE’s 50th Anniversary, means an incredible Summer Celebration. Reserve your booth space for this event, and reach our 200,000 attendees.* 

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In its 36th year, Circle City Classic is more than just a football game. Weekend activities include a luncheon, the Classic Cabaret, and a parade with an after-party following the game, but the focus is all about educational advancement. Every ticket sold for the collective events support scholarships for students. 


Upcoming Events

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