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There’s nothing quite like the Month of May in Indianapolis! We hope can join us at our events and programs.
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PLEASE NOTE: Any requests to cover events at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (Snake Pit, Indy 500, qualifications, Carb Day, etc.) must be submitted to IMS directly, HERE. The 500 Festival does not handle their requests.
February 22, 2023
500 Festival Princess will lead and serve their communities, expanding the celebration and impact of the 500 Festival The 500 Festival today announces the 33 Indiana women selected to serve as 2023 500 Festival Princesses. The Princesses represent 19 Indiana colleges and universities and 21 cities and towns across the state. With a cumulative …Read More
February 16, 2023
Kids Invited to Experience the Fun of Fitness Registration is now open for the 2023 Salesforce & JPMorgan Chase 500 Festival Rookie Run, which will take place on Sunday, May 14, from 12:30-2:30 pm in downtown Indianapolis. Children ages 3-10 are invited to get active and participate in a non-competitive fun run. The Rookie Run …Read More
February 15, 2023
The 500 Festival today announces the theme for the 2023 AES 500 Festival Parade: Fueling May. The AES 500 Festival Parade will take place on Saturday, May 27, in downtown Indianapolis, the day before the 107th Running of the Indianapolis 500. One of the 500 Festival’s original events, the AES 500 Festival Parade is …Read More
February 9, 2023
The 500 Festival today revealed the designs of the participant shirt and finisher medal for the 2023 OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon and the 2023 Delta Dental 500 Festival 5K. This year’s shirt and medal feature iconic elements of the Indianapolis 500, celebrating the history and influence of the race on the culture and city of …Read More
February 9, 2023
The 500 Festival today revealed the designs of the participant shirt and finisher medal for the 2023 Delta Dental 500 Festival 5K. This year’s participant shirt features the iconic skyline of downtown Indianapolis, showcasing the location of the event and its tie to the city. Named one of America’s Best 5K races, the …Read More
February 1, 2023
The 500 Festival announces registration is open for Course Entertainment at the 2023 OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon. Selected groups will perform for a crowd of 20,000+ participants, volunteers, and spectators along the 13.1-mile course on May 6, 2023. Musicians, dance groups, bands, and family-friendly entertainers of all genres are encouraged to apply at IndyMini.com/entertainment. …Read More
January 11, 2023
The 500 Festival is seeking thousands of community volunteers to fuel the Month of May The 500 Festival announces today that registration is now open for the 500 Festival Volunteer Program, presented by Citizens Energy Group. Volunteers play an integral role in helping bring each event and program to life and deliver a long-lasting, positive impact. The 500 …Read More
November 29, 2022
The 500 Festival announces today that the 2023 500 Festival Miler Series, presented by OrthoIndy, will start and finish from a new location — Fowling Warehouse Indianapolis. The Miler Series features three running/walking events at three unique distances, three, six, and 10 miles. The series launches on February 11 with the 3-Miler, followed by the …Read More
November 28, 2022
Reserve Booth Space for Mini-Marathon Weekend’s Kickoff Event INDIANAPOLIS (November 21, 2022) – The 500 Festival announces today that exhibitor registration is open for the 2023 500 Festival Mini-Marathon Expo. The two-day prelude to the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon and Delta Dental 500 Festival 5K will take place May 4 and 5. To kick off Mini-Marathon weekend …Read More
November 1, 2022
INDIANAPOLIS – The 500 Festival announces the following staff additions: Amber Girard has been hired as Executive Assistant. Girard works to support the 500 Festival’s president and CEO, senior vice president of administration, the 500 Festival Board of Directors, and the 500 Festival Foundation. She is also responsible for assisting with office management, event coordination, …Read More