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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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.
It’s one final lap before they hit the track in hopes of taking the checkered flag!
The Month of May in Indianapolis... It’s more than just a series of days and weeks, it’s an unforgettable experience, all leading up to the Greatest Spectacle in Racing! 
Thanks for celebrating with us at the 68th AES 500 Festival Parade! What an incredible day to have the city’s largest #Indy500 celebration before the race 🏁 
#aes500parade
‘Twas the night before the Parade ✨
It was a beautiful afternoon for The American Legion 500 Festival Memorial Service. Amidst the racing festivities, we welcomed the community to join in for a moment of collective reflection and to remember the sacrifices made by the brave servicemen and women who perished while serving in the armed forces. #500MemService
Make this the ultimate race weekend experience by joining us for two iconic events leading up to the #Indy500! 🏁
The American Legion 500 Festival Memorial Service will start at noon at the Indianapolis War Memorial this Friday. This event is free to the public and provides a moment for collective reflection on a significant holiday – Memorial Day.
Then, on Saturday, May 25, head to downtown Indianapolis for the @aesindiana 500 Festival Parade! 🎉 This iconic celebration is one you won't want to miss, full of celebrities and featured guests, extravagant floats, larger-than-life balloons, top-notch bands, and all 33 Indy 500 drivers in action! Secure your seats now at 500festival.com/parade! 🎈
Only 3 days to race weekend’s biggest celebration in downtown Indianapolis - the @aesindiana 500 Festival Parade! 🎉
This iconic Hoosier tradition will feature spectacular floats, larger-than-life balloons, marching bands from across the country, featured guest Phillip Phillips, 2024 Grand Marshal Tamika Catchings, and the 33 drivers competing in the #Indy500 on Sunday!
Festivities will start at 11:45 am, with the parade beginning at noon on May 25. 🎈 Check out 500Festival.com/parade for tickets and event-day information!
#aes500festivalparade
Relive some of these special moments from Breakfast at the Brickyard. ✨ Thank you for joining us for this sold-out, iconic Month of May tradition! 
A huge thank you to Midwestern Engineers, Inc. for their partnership in making this unforgettable event possible! The event was full of excitement from beginning to end.
Attendees heard from Mario Andretti, 85 mayors, and executives from the @IndianapolisMotorSpeedway and the 500 Festival. We enjoyed a hearty Hoosier breakfast, experienced Day 1 of #Indy500 Qualifications, and celebrated the announcement of the 2024 500 Festival Queen Scholar. 
#brickyardbreakfast
You rocked the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon and Delta Dental 500 Festival 5K! 🎊 Now your @MarathonFoto pictures are available! Get your race photos and let the humble bragging begin. 💪
📸 IndyMini.com/Photo
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