Tickets on Sale for the 2022 500 Festival Breakfast at the Brickyard, presented by Midwestern Engineers, Inc.  

Tickets on Sale for the 2022 500 Festival Breakfast at the Brickyard, presented by Midwestern Engineers, Inc.  

INDIANAPOLIS – The 500 Festival today announced that tickets are now on sale to the public for the 2022 500 Festival Breakfast at the Brickyard, presented by Midwestern Engineers, Inc. Tickets may be purchased online at 500Festival.com/Breakfast. Proceeds from all 500 Festival ticketed events help support the organization’s college programs and youth health, fitness, and education programming.  

 

On Saturday, May 21, race fans, business leaders, Indiana mayors, and the 500 Festival Princesses gather at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for an action-packed, Hoosier tradition – the 500 Festival Breakfast at the Brickyard, presented by Midwestern Engineers, Inc. 

 

  • What: 500 Festival Breakfast at the Brickyard, presented by Midwestern Engineers, Inc. 
  • Date: Saturday, May 21   
  • Time: 9:30 – 11 am  
  • Location: Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Plaza Pavilion  

The morning’s festivities will kick off by honoring Indiana’s mayors. Mayor of Indianapolis, Joe Hogsett, hosts 70+ mayors from all corners of Indiana, saluting these civic leaders for their tireless work in advancing Hoosier communities. Guests will enjoy a traditional Hoosier breakfast and hear from Indianapolis Motor Speedway executives and 500 Festival leaders. At the conclusion of the event, the Marlyne Sexton 500 Festival Queen Scholar will be announced. 

 

During the event, attendees will also enjoy a lively Q&A session led by Katie Kiel, former 500 Festival Princess and active personality in the motorsport’s community. The event’s keynote speaker will be announced at a later date. Past speakers include legends such as Mario Andretti, Sam Schmidt, Johnny Rutherford, Janet Guthrie, Lyn St. James, and Roger Penske.  

 

Ticket holders will have the opportunity to drive their car around the famed oval track at IMS (weather permitting) before enjoying the event. Garage tours will be offered after the event, prior to the afternoon qualifying session for the 106th Running of the Indianapolis 500.  

 

Prices for individual tickets are $85 each and Preferred Corporate tables are $950. Tickets can be purchased at 500Festival.com/Breakfast. 

 

The 500 Festival Breakfast at the Brickyard is supported by Midwestern Engineers, Inc. as the returning presenting partner. Based in Loogootee, Indiana, Midwestern Engineers, Inc. serves Indiana municipalities in planning and designing infrastructure solutions promoting local and regional community development.  

 

“Midwestern Engineers, Inc. is proud to continue our presenting sponsorship of the 500 Festival Breakfast at the Brickyard.” said PE and president of Midwestern Engineers, Inc. John Wetzel, “The event is truly a statewide celebration that connects communities with the spirit and legacy of the Indianapolis 500.” 

 

The 500 Festival also welcomes Apex Benefits as an Associate Partner of the event, as well as a Checkered Flag Member for the 500 Festival Corporate Member Program.  Apex Benefits is Indiana’s largest advisory firm dedicated exclusively to helping employers realize cost savings on group benefit plans. Apex provides strategic benefits consulting and insurance advisory services to nearly 200 clients in nearly every industry.  

 

“Apex is excited to be a part of Breakfast at the Brickyard and the 500 Festival Corporate Member Program this year,” says Apex Benefits President and CEO John Gause. “As a member of the Indianapolis community, our organization is looking forward to connecting with other businesses around our great city and supporting the Greatest Spectacle in Racing.” 

 

Support of the 500 Festival Breakfast at the Brickyard is provided by: Midwestern Engineers, Inc., Apex Benefits, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, McDonalds, WISH, and WIBC.  

 

For more information about Breakfast at the Brickyard, or to purchase tickets, please visit 500Festival.com/Breakfast. 

 

 

About the 500 Festival 

Founded in 1957, the 500 Festival is a not-for-profit organization that produces more than 50 life-enriching events and programs while celebrating the spirit and legacy of the Indianapolis 500® and fostering a positive impact on the city of Indianapolis and state of Indiana. One of the largest festivals in the nation, each year more than half a million people attend an event or program produced by the 500 Festival. Since its founding, the 500 Festival has contributed more than $500 million in economic value to Indianapolis. To learn more about the 500 Festival, please visit 500festival.com or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.   

 

About Apex Benefits 

Apex is Indiana’s largest employee benefits advisory firm dedicated exclusively to helping employers realize cost savings on their group insurance plans. Our clinical and benefits strategy team leverages practical experience driven by data to predict and mitigate high-cost claims and address high-risk plan members through targeted disease management strategies. The strategic services of its team of Human Resources, compensation and communications consultants solidifies Apex’s role as a full-service extension to its clients’ HR teams across the public and private sectors. For more information, visit apexbg.com. 

 

About Midwestern Engineers, Inc. 

Midwestern Engineers, Inc. serves Indiana municipalities in planning and designing infrastructure solutions promoting local and regional community development. With full-service offices in Loogootee and Indianapolis, Midwestern specializes in environmentally responsible, water resources engineering. For more information, please visit www.midwesterneng.com. 

 

 

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