Special Event, Entertainment
WTA Tour Qualifying Rounds

Join us on Monday, October 4 and Tuesday, October 5 for WTA Tour qualifying play, to see which aspiring women’s tennis stars secure their chance to play in the 2021 BNP Paribas Open main draw. Please note, admission is free on both of these days and no ticket is required!

  • Outer Courts
  • 10/04/2021 - 10/05/2021
  • 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Special Event
Making of the Draw, WTA Tour Edition

Join us as at Stadium Plaza as we make the 2021 BNP Paribas Open women’s main draw!

  • Stadium Plaza
  • 10/04/2021
  • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Special Event
ATP Tour Qualifying Rounds

Join us on Tuesday, October 5 and Wednesday, October 6 to see which aspiring ATP Tour stars will secure their chance to play in the main draw of the 2021 BNP Paribas Open. Please note: admission is free on Tuesday, October 5; however, a ticket is required on Wednesday, October 6.

  • Outer Courts
  • 10/05/2021 - 10/06/2021
  • 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Special Event
Making of the Draw, ATP Tour Edition

Join us as we make the ATP Tour 2021 BNP Paribas Open men’s main draw!

  • Stadium Plaza
  • 10/05/2021
  • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Special Event
Tennis Talk with WTA Nutritionist Page Love

Join host Michelle Yu for the 2021 debut edition of Tennis Talk as she speaks with WTA Sports Dietitian Page Love about the importance of proper nutrition for the athletes on the WTA Tour.

  • Village Stage
  • 10/06/2021
  • 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Indian Wells
Activities
City of Indian Wells Residents Day

Residents of Indian Wells receive complimentary tickets to a full-day of matches. For more information or to obtain tickets, please visit the City of Indian Wells’ City Hall.

  • Indian Wells Tennis Garden Grounds
  • 10/07/2021
  • 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Special Event
Tennis Talk with Brandon Nakashima

Join tournament host Michelle Yu and special guest Brandon Nakashima, the young American who has been rapidly rising up the ATP Tour rankings, for a special-edition of Tennis Talk at the Village Stage.

  • Village Stage
  • 10/07/2021
  • 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Special Event
Q&A with John Isner

Join American John Isner for a Q&A at the Bank of the West Booth, located on the north side of the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. While you’re there, grab a selfie with the Bank of the West Living Wall, and post it to social using the hashtag #BNPPOpen4Trees. For every selfie posted with the appropriate hashtag and tagging either @bankofthewest or @bnpparibas, Bank of the West and BNP Paribas will plant a tree in a community affected by the California wildfires.

  • Bank of the West Booth
  • 10/07/2021
  • 1:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Special Event
FILA Women in Sport Roundtable Discussion

FILA is hosting World No. 3 Karolina Pliskova, FILA President Jennifer Estabrook and female leaders at the Village Stage for a chat about Women in Sport, leaning on the collective success and wisdom of the group to empower the next generation of female leaders. FILA participants will be joined throughout the discussion by representatives from Tennis Channel, Love & Love Tennis, and Second Serve, and will also make a charitable donation to each of Love & Love Tennis and Second Serve to support female-founded sports organizations.

 

  • Village Stage
  • 10/08/2021
  • 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Fly Emirates hats
Special Event
Emirates Day

Saturday is Emirates Day at the BNP Paribas Open! Emirates is giving away 10,000 hats as well as seat upgrades in Stadium 1.

  • Indian Wells Tennis Garden Grounds
  • 10/09/2021
  • 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Special Event
Tennis Talk with Jannik Sinner

Join us at the Village Stage for a special-edition of Tennis Talk, as our tournament host Michelle Yu chats with 20-year-old rising ATP star Jannik Sinner! The youngest-ever Italian to break into the Top-15, Sinner already owns four career titles, including his most recent coming just last week in Sofia.

  • Village Stage
  • 10/09/2021
  • 1:15 pm - 1:45 pm
Special Event
Q&A with Felix Auger-Aliassime

Join Canadian star Felix Auger-Aliassime for a Q&A at the Bank of the West Booth, located on the north side of the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. While you’re there, grab a selfie with the Bank of the West Living Wall, and post it to social using the hashtag #BNPPOpen4Trees. For every selfie posted with the appropriate hashtag and tagging either @bankofthewest or @bnpparibas, Bank of the West and BNP Paribas will plant a tree in a community affected by the California wildfires.

  • Bank of the West Booth
  • 10/09/2021
  • 1:30 pm - 1:45 pm
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