Upcoming Events

10
FEB

500 Festival 3-Miler

presented by OrthoIndy

9
MAR

500 Festival 6-Miler

presented by OrthoIndy

6
APR

500 Festival 10-Miler

presented by OrthoIndy

1
MAY

500 Festival Kickoff to May

presented by STAR Bank

4
MAY

OneAmerica

500 Festival Mini-Marathon

4
MAY

Delta Dental

500 Festival 5K

11
MAY

Salesforce & JPMorgan Chase

500 Festival Kids’ Day & Rookie Run

18
MAY

500 Festival Breakfast at the Brickyard

presented by Midwestern Engineers, Inc.

24
MAY

The American Legion

500 Festival Memorial Service

25
MAY

AES

500 Festival Parade

Celebrate May With Us!

For over six decades, the 500 Festival has shown commitment and excellence in our community. Every year, 500,000 Hoosiers and visitors participate in many festival activities throughout the Month of May and beyond. These events and programs cater to all people, including individuals who run or walk the Mini-Marathon or 5K, fourth-grade students who take part in the Education Program, families who come to enjoy the state’s largest festival for kids, and spectators who are left in awe by one of the nation’s premier parades. The 500 Festival’s legacy is about bringing joy, togetherness, and a sense of community spirit.

Upcoming Events
10
FEB

500 Festival 3-Miler

presented by OrthoIndy

9
MAR

500 Festival 6-Miler

presented by OrthoIndy

6
APR

500 Festival 10-Miler

500 Festival 10-Miler

1
MAY

500 Festival Kickoff to May

presented by STAR Bank

4
MAY

OneAmerica

500 Festival Mini-Marathon

4
MAY

Delta Dental

500 Festival 5K

11
MAY

Salesforce & JPMorgan Chase

500 Festival Kids’ Day & Rookie Run

18
MAY

500 Festival Breakfast at the Brickyard

presented by Midwestern Engineers, Inc.

24
MAY

The American Legion

500 Festival Memorial Service

25
MAY

AES

500 Festival Parade

Celebrate May With Us!

For over six decades, the 500 Festival has shown commitment and excellence in our community. Every year, 500,000 Hoosiers and visitors participate in many festival activities throughout the Month of May and beyond. These events and programs cater to all people, including individuals who run or walk the Mini-Marathon or 5K, fourth-grade students who take part in the Education Program, families who come to enjoy the state’s largest festival for kids, and spectators who are left in awe by one of the nation’s premier parades. The 500 Festival’s legacy is about bringing joy, togetherness, and a sense of community spirit.

Celebrate May With Us!

For over six decades, the 500 Festival has shown commitment and excellence in our community. Every year, 500,000 Hoosiers and visitors participate in many festival activities throughout the Month of May and beyond. These events and programs cater to all people, including individuals who run or walk the Mini-Marathon or 5K, fourth-grade students who take part in the Education Program, families who come to enjoy the state’s largest festival for kids, and spectators who are left in awe by one of the nation’s premier parades. The 500 Festival’s legacy is about bringing joy, togetherness, and a sense of community spirit.

Become A Sponsor

Elevate your brand by becoming a sponsor for the 500 Festival! With a series of events unfolding throughout the spring and a pinnacle of festivities in the month of May, your brand can gain unparalleled exposure and align with a legacy of excellence. Partnering with us means not only supporting a cherished community tradition but also positioning your brand at the forefront of one of the nation’s grandest celebrations. Seize this unique opportunity to showcase your commitment to community, culture, and racing heritage.

Become A Sponsor

Elevate your brand by becoming a sponsor for the 500 Festival! With a series of events unfolding throughout the spring and a pinnacle of festivities in the month of May, your brand can gain unparalleled exposure and align with a legacy of excellence. Partnering with us means not only supporting a cherished community tradition but also positioning your brand at the forefront of one of the nation’s grandest celebrations. Seize this unique opportunity to showcase your commitment to community, culture, and racing heritage.

Become A Sponsor

Donate Today!

Support the cherished legacy of the 500 Festival with your generous donation today! As we host a myriad of events throughout the spring, culminating in a spectacular array of festivities in May, your contribution becomes instrumental in ensuring the continued success and vibrancy of these celebrations. By donating, you are playing a pivotal role in enriching our community’s traditions, fostering unity, and keeping the spirit of the festival alive for generations to come. Be a beacon of support and let’s race towards a brighter future together!

Donate Today!

Support the cherished legacy of the 500 Festival with your generous donation today! As we host a myriad of events throughout the spring, culminating in a spectacular array of festivities in May, your contribution becomes instrumental in ensuring the continued success and vibrancy of these celebrations. By donating, you are playing a pivotal role in enriching our community’s traditions, fostering unity, and keeping the spirit of the festival alive for generations to come. Be a beacon of support and let’s race towards a brighter future together!

Donate Today!

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Today's the day — The Indianapolis 500 Mile Challenge and Gasoline Alley 250 Mile Challenge have begun! 🏁
Participants can begin logging their miles now until October 31 — through walking, running, biking, swimming, hiking, kayaking, counting your daily steps, or exercise classes! 🚴‍♂️🏊‍♀️🏋️‍♂️🏃‍♀️
Haven't signed up yet? It's not too late! Register at indymini.com/500miles before June 28.
The #IndyVirtualChallenge starts THIS WEDNESDAY! 
Track your miles of physical activity this summer — through walking, running, biking, swimming, hiking, kayaking, counting daily steps, exercise classes — the choice is yours! Join us and conquer either 250 or 500 miles between June 12 and October 31!
🧗‍♀️🚴‍♂️🏋️‍♀️🏃‍♂️ 
Register and learn more at IndyMini.com/500Miles!
We're proud to partner with @AESIndiana to power our community forward! Together, we're making a positive impact on economic development, the arts, poverty reduction, and workforce development in Central Indiana. Check out AES Indiana's latest Community Report to see how our partnership is driving change: https://go.aes.com/3JwDUl2
#IlluminatingIndiana
Mile logging begins June 12 for the #IndyVirtualChallenge - and YOU are invited to take on the ultimate fitness challenge this summer!
Don't hesitate! Register today at IndyMini.com/500Miles and strive to conquer 250 or 500 miles by October 31 - through running, walking, biking, dancing, weightlifting, and more. 
#IndyVirtualChallenge 🏃‍♀️🏋️‍♂️🚴‍♀️🏊‍♂️
Looking back at the Salesforce & JPMorgan Chase 500 Festival Kids’ Day and Rookie Run! Thank you to everyone who joined us and was part of this family-friendly celebration. 🎉
We had several special guests waving green and checkered flags at the Rookie Run! Brandon and Elsa represented the Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital and did such a great job waving the green flags to start some of the races! 
Big thanks to @stvincentin for their partnership and support of our special events!
Looking back and feeling extra grateful for all the participants who joined us for the 2024 #IndyMini! 🏃🏼‍♂️🏃🏽‍♀️ Happy #globalrunningday to you all!
We are always so thrilled to be a part of your fitness journeys and hope to see you again in 2025!
Registration for the Indianapolis 500 Mile Challenge and Gasoline Alley 250 Mile Challenge is NOW OPEN! 🏁
This virtual program encourages an active lifestyle beyond the Month of May! Participants complete either 250 or 500 miles of physical activity between June 12, 2024, and October 31, 2024 - and whether you prefer running, walking, biking, swimming, or fitness classes, there are plenty of ways to log your miles and stay active with this challenge! ✨
Check out IndyMini.com/500Miles to learn more and register!
Another moment for that opening production ✨
A glimpse from the weekend 🤩🥹
Honor. Remember. Reflect. 🇺🇸
Wake up race fans, it’s race day! 🏁
And that’s a wrap on an incredible day in Indy! Race weekend in Indianapolis is unmatched— the energy, the crowds, the city buzzing with excitement. Thanks for joining us at the 68th AES 500 Festival Parade.
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