As the Indiana Fever prepares to take on the Phoenix Mercury in Game 1 of tonight’s WNBA Finals, plans are underway for local events leading up to the first home game in Indianapolis – Game 3 on Sunday afternoon at 4 p.m.

Fever fans are invited downtown to a City Market Rally on Wednesday, Sept. 30, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Lunchtime festivities will take place alongside the Indianapolis Farmer’s Market between City Market and the City-County Building. The Fever will conduct a public rally including mascot Freddy Fever, Fever games, prizes and giveaways to help celebrate the WNBA Finals.

On Thursday, Oct. 1, for Game 2 of the best-of-five series, Fever and Anheuser-Busch have teamed to host the Fever Viewing Party at George’s Neighborhood Grille at 71st and Binford Streets. The viewing party begins at 8, with tipoff scheduled for 9:00 ET. Viewing party specials include draft beer for $3, half-priced appetizers and complimentary dry snacks.

Sunday, when the Fever hosts the Mercury in the first WNBA Finals game ever played in Indianapolis, the first 5,000 fans to the game will receive a Fever Finals t-shirt & noise maker courtesy of Subaru and Kinetico Water Systems.