Fan Fest Activities
Planning is underway in Minneapolis, for a glimpse of what San Antonio experienced please read on.
Capital One Fan Zone:
Check out the Capital One Fan Zone and get closer to the action with all things #FanAntonio. See how Capital One looks out for you and your money with our interactive technology display, take a trip to our 360 degree photo booth, show off your team spirit at our Spray #FanAntonio booth, and show your skills at our unique sport interactives to win prizes. You can knock it out of the park at Home Run Derby, practice your slapshot or try your hand at any of our other soccer, football, golf and lacrosse activities. The more you play, the more you win!
SPECIAL CAPITAL ONE CARDHOLDER OFFER: Show your Capital One card for two complimentary event tickets, VIP entry, and a special merchandise offer; plus enjoy exclusive cardholder hours- Friday, March 30, 9-10 a.m. and Saturday, March 31, 9-10 a.m.
As the official sports drink of NCAA® MARCH MADNESS®, POWERADE® wants keep you hydrated at this year’s Fan Fest! Challenge your friends and family to jump, shoot, and dribble through the POWERADE® Basketball Combine. We want to see your most powerful, hyperbolic moves. Come break backboards at the POWERADE® That’s Some Kind of Power Dunk Station, and share your photo with your friends. Check the program board to find out when you can
watch the POWERADE® Dunk Team put on a show, and meet some of basketball's most powerful all-stars. Come check our brand new flavor, POWERADE® Blue Raspberry Cherry. POWERADE® is the fuel to power through on and off the court!
Rethink Protein with Core Power! Come and try America’s favorite protein drink in new and exciting tasting flavors. Unleash your awesome hoops skills on our Core Power Court. Meet our Core Power trainers and learn how to recover after a great workout. After working up a sweat don’t forget to pick up your commemorative Final Four swag. With 26 grams of real diary protein, Core Power won't let your workout go to waste. Whatever it is you do, recover better and make the most of your workout with Core Power.
Buffalo Wild Wings® Sports Lounge:
Buffalo Wild Wings®, The Official Hangout for NCAA® March Madness®, is bringing the ultimate Sports Lounge to the Final Four® Fan Fest. The lounge offers a full-service bar, multiple TVs, Blazin’® Challenges, giveaways and the chance to meet NCAA® stars. Fans will also be able find their perfect sauce or seasoning match with our exciting new and interactive game, Tender from B-Dubs. Visit the Buffalo Wild Wings Sports Lounge to relax, recharge and stay connected to the game.
Buick, proud partner of The Final Four, invites you to visit Buick Fandom University, where you can earn your degree in fanology and score some official fan gear. Your classwork will include T-shirt Cannon Mastery, Tailgate Theory and Applied Fandom Arts. Plus, you’ll experience the new Buick line-up of luxury vehicles.
ESPNU Radio on Sirius XM Channel 84 is your radio home for College Basketball fans! Catch hosts Mark Packer, Chris Childers, & Chris Spatola broadcast their radio shows live from Buick Arena! Watch live interviews with coaches, analysts, & former players while broadcasts happen live!
Connor Sports and Sport Court, the official court supplier of the NCAA Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championship and Final Four Fan Fest, is bringing the championship experience to your back yard. Stop by our area to test your basketball prowess, compete for prizes, and imagine how your backyard and at home sport
experience could be the envy of the neighborhood! Be sure to also get your one of a kind Final Four souvenir by posing for a picture with the Final Four logo on the #OfficialCourt!
NCAA® Official Team Store:
Visit the NCAA® Authentic Team Store to purchase the best Final Four apparel in San Antonio. Browse the large selection of men’s, women’s and youth apparel items, as well as numerous novelty items, and complete your entire wish list at this one location!
You will also have the chance to see the Official NABC Coaches Trophy on display March 31 from 12 – 3 p.m. and again on April 1 from 12 – 3 p.m. Don’t miss this opportunity for a photo op with one of the coveted trophies that the 2018 National Champions will cherish!
Get in the spirit of Final Four and join in on the Final Four Fan Fest Cheerleading Clinics. The clinics are an opportunity to learn some new cheer and dance moves to help bring some team spirit to your favorite team throughout the weekend! All levels are welcome. Come by the court during non-cheerleading hours for basketball drills and games throughout the weekend!
Final Four Fan Zone:
The Final Four Fan Zone is a true celebration of team spirit. Meet NCAA and sports legends, pose for a photo with Final Four team mascots and the Championship trophy, and feel what it’s like to “Cut Down the Net”. And don’t forget to compare your stats with NCAA greats at our interactive display wall!
The Next Generation Showcase is a series of scrimmages between 4 NBA Academies at the Final Four Fan Fest within Buick Arena. These games will offer fans the opportunity to see some of the best young international talent battle it out on Sunday April 1 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.