2014 NCAA Final Four

2014 NCAA Final Four

Final Four Events in Dallas-Fort Worth

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Frank Heinz, NBC 5 News
    AT&T Stadium with the 2014 NCAA Final Four wrap.

    Big bracket basketball isn't the only thing coming to town this week.

    Along with the Final Four men's NCAA basketball set to be played at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, there are also dozens of events surrounding the Final Four in Dallas, Fort Worth, Arlington and other North Texas cities.

    Find events tied to the Final Four in our listings below. Know of one we missed? Click here to email our editors.

    NCAA March Madness® Music Festival - April 4-6
    This free three-day show includes performances from Bruce Springsteen, Tim McGraw and others during specific times. On Friday, you can catch Jason Aldean and the Eli Young Band. Saturday brings The Killers and Tim McGraw while "The Boss" -- Bruce Springsteen -- headlines Sunday night's free concert. All shows will be held at Reunion Park, between Union Station and Convention Center Station, on the site of the former Reunion Arena. Gates open and close: Friday, 3 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., Saturday, noon-9:30 p.m., and Sunday, 2 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. You'll want to go early for all the shows.

    Bracket Town™ Interactive Fan Fest - April 4-7
    The Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas will host the interactive experience for college basketball fans Friday through Monday. Snag autographs from NBA legends, play  Adult get in for $10 each, Children aged 3-11, college students, seniors, and military get in for $5 each as long as you bring the proper ID. Ages 2 and under are free. Gates open and close: Friday, noon-8 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday, noon-8 p.m., Monday, noon-7 p.m.

    Final Four Friday - April 4
    Get your basketball fix early -- and for FREE -- by heading to AT&T Stadium on Friday morning for an all-day event. Doors open at 11 a.m. with a tailgate party until 5 p.m. outside the stadium. Inside the stadium, though, it's all business with the Final Four practicing on the hardwood from noon to 4 p.m. The schedule has UConn first at noon, then Florida at 1 p.m., Kentucky at 2 p.m., and Wisconsin at 3 p.m. Then at 4:30, the Reese's College All-Star Game tips off, followed by a SLANT celebration at 6:45 p.m.

    Security Policies

    AT&T Stadium and the NCAA have constructed a list of security policies for the 2014 NCAA Men's Final Four. Ladies, pay close attention because only a selected type of bags will be permitted inside the stadium. Approved bags consist of clutch purses, and clear plastic storage bags of specific sizes. Certain items such as outside food, video cameras and more will be prohibited from getting inside the stadium. Behavior policies will also be strictly enforced and any misbehavior can result in expulsion. Other miscellaneous items will be prohibited. To know the specific security policies you can go to NCAA's official website.

    Know of one we missed? Click here to email our editors.