Indiana Black Expo’s 38th Circle City Classic

Sep 23, 2022

As a pillar of the Indiana community for more than 51 years, Indiana Black Expo (IBE) has encouraged and empowered individuals through education, events, and hands-on initiatives. The organization has continued to evolve its programming to find new ways to proactively address the most relevant issues in order to make a valuable contribution for positive change. This is just the beginning.

This year’s Classic will showcase their meticulous performance, showmanship, and commitment to academic excellence. Events will include a Battle of the Bands, a Greek Step Show Battle and many stadium activations. For a full schedule of events, please visit our events page.


Date: Sunday, Sept. 18th

  • Circle City Classic Coronation

Date: Friday, Sept. 23rd

  • Pep Rally, 4p-6p @ Monument Circle Downtown (1 Monument Circle)
  • Classic Cabaret- an HBCU Benefit Concert, Doors open at 6:30p @ Indiana Convention Center (100 South Capital Ave)

Date: Saturday, Sept. 24, ALL in Downtown Indianapolis

  • Circle City Classic Parade, 10a-12p
  • Circle City Classic Tailgate, 11a-3p
  • Day Party, 12p-3p
  • Education Day College Fair with a Twist- Middle School and High School Students Invited! 11a-2p
  • HBCU Battle of the Bands, 3p
  • Greek Step Show Battle, after Battle of the Bands
  • Classic Comedy Jam, 7:30p


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