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Family Day Kicks Off 2024 BNP Paribas Open
March 2, 2024

The Indian Wells Tennis Garden was full of energy on Saturday, March 2 as Family Day consumed the grounds to kick off the 2024 BNP Paribas Open.

Families experienced exciting activities on and off the court before the tournament officially begins with WTA Qualifying on Sunday, March 3.

Stadium Plaza was full of festivities including face painting, a live DJ, yoga, arts and crafts, and more, while the practice courts played host to special tennis activities for all ages/levels — with some ATP and WTA stars making special appearances.

Check out some favorite photos from the event:

Felix Auger-Aliassime signs autographs after playing tennis with young fans at the practice courts.
Kids enjoying bungee trampolines in Stadium Plaza.
Family Day sign on the super wall welcomes fans back to the Indian Wells Tennis Garden.
The Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians Cahuilla Bird Singers performs on the Oak Tree Grass.
2021 US Open Champion Emma Raducanu plays at the practice courts with a young fan.
Auger-Aliassime rallies with a young fan at the practice courts.
Kids enjoy a game of cornhole at Stadium Plaza.
WTA player Caroline Dolehide enjoys time on the practice courts during Family Day.
Kids engage in tennis programming facilitated by the USTA of Southern California.
ATP veteran Grigor Dimitrov poses with kids after playing on the practice courts.

The 2024 BNP Paribas Open begins Sunday, March 3 with WTA qualifying. Fans can watch the qualifying matches, as well as their favorite players on the practice courts, for just $10 by purchasing tickets for Qualifying Days taking place through Tuesday, March 5.

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