Bleed Blue 

The 18th annual Bleed Blue Blood Drive and Holiday Fest is scheduled for Saturday, December 16 from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Lucas Oil Stadium. Similar to previous years, the 2017 event will include free family-friendly activities to create a fun experience for all who attend. There will be opportunities to tour the field and the Colts locker room, chances to win prizes and appearances by Colts Cheerleaders and Blue, the official mascot of the Colts.

To make an appointment to donate blood, click here or call Indiana Blood Center at 317-916-5150.

To download a map of the event layout and parking, click here.

Free parking is available throughout the day for blood drive and health fair attendees in the South Lot (enter at Gate 10).

All attendees at the Bleed Blue Blood Drive and Holiday Fest must enter the stadium through the East gate and doors (off Capitol Ave.).


8:00 a.m. - Doors open for the 2017 Bleed Blue Blood Drive and Holiday Fest
Special appearances by Colts Players, Cheerleaders and Blue the Mascot throughout the day
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Open Field Activities
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Field Visits
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. PLAY 60 Zone Open
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Register to Win Tickets
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Colts Pro Shop Open
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Cheerleaders, Players and Blue Autographs
Appearances will take place throughout the day at various times
12:00 p.m. - "Dr. Seuss' Hou the Grinch Stole Christmas" movie begins
1:45 p.m. - "A Christmas Story" movie begins
3:00 p.m. - Blood Drive Closes

EVENT ACTIVITIES (all activities are free and open to the public)

Appearances by Blue and Colts Cheerleaders
Discounted concessions
Face painting
Register-to-win Colts tickets
Colts giveaways
Photo booth
Access to the field
Colts inflatables
Colts Super Bowl Trophy

CHILDCARE (for blood donors only)
Free child care will be available for all blood drive participants while they’re donating.

The 2017 Bleed Blue Blood Drive and Health Fair is presented by Indiana Blood Center and sponsored in part by Indiana University Health, ATI Physical Therapy, and Indiana State Department of Health.  

To make an appointment to donate blood, click here or call Indiana Blood Center at 1-800-632-4722.

For more information about blood donation guidelines, as well as a complete list of blood center locations and hours, please visit


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