Tickets on Sale for the 2023 500 Festival Breakfast at the Brickyard, presented by Midwestern Engineers, Inc.

March 7, 2023

Tickets are now on sale to the general public for the 2023 500 Festival Breakfast at the Brickyard, presented by Midwestern Engineers, Inc. This time-honored tradition will take place on Saturday, May 20, at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in the Gallagher Pavilion.  

Tickets may be purchased online at Proceeds from all 500 Festival ticketed events help support the organization’s college, youth health, fitness, and education programming.  

Race fans, business leaders, Indiana mayors, and the 500 Festival Princesses gather for this long-standing Hoosier tradition. The Mayor of Indianapolis Joe Hogsett will host and honor 70+ mayors from across Indiana for their tireless work in advancing Hoosier communities. Guests will enjoy a traditional breakfast and hear from Indianapolis Motor Speedway executives and 500 Festival leaders.  

Additionally, the event will feature an exclusive Q&A session led by Katie Kiel, former 500 Festival Princess and motorsports personality. The event’s featured guest will be announced soon. The 500 Festival Queen scholar will be announced at the conclusion of the event. 

  • What: 500 Festival Breakfast at the Brickyard, presented by Midwestern Engineers, Inc. 
  • Date: Saturday, May 20, 2023   
  • Time: 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. 
  • Location: Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Gallagher Pavilion  


Attendees will have also the opportunity to drive their car around the iconic oval track at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (weather permitting) before the event and tour the garages after the event, prior to the afternoon qualifying session for the 107th Running of the Indianapolis 500.  

Prices for individual tickets are $100 each and Preferred Corporate tables are $1,200. Tickets can be purchased at 

Presenting Sponsor, Midwestern Engineers, Inc., CEO Mark Sullivan added, “This signature event showcases unique Hoosier communities coming together to celebrate one of Indiana’s greatest traditions. Midwestern is proud to serve these communities, working together for a prosperous Indiana.” 

Support of the 500 Festival Breakfast at the Brickyard is provided by: Midwestern Engineers, Inc., Apex Benefits, Bose McKinney & Evans LLP, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Krieg DeVault, Markey’s, McDonald’s, Mojo Up, WISH-TV, and WIBC.  

For more information about Breakfast at the Brickyard, or to purchase tickets, please visit 



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 or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.   


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