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AES 500 Festival Parade

AES 500 Festival Parade

MAY 25, 2024
MAY 25, 2024

Adding Color to Downtown Indy Since 1957!

The AES 500 Festival Parade, one of the original 500 Festival events, ranks among the nation’s most prominent parades, receiving national recognition amongst the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade and the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Over 200,000 spectators will line the streets of downtown Indianapolis to witness the extravagant floats, enormous helium balloons, renowned figures, esteemed guests, top-notch bands, and all 33 Indy 500 drivers in action.

Mark your calendars for the 2024 AES 500 Festival Parade, set to take place on Saturday, May 25, in downtown Indianapolis. Festivities kick off at 11:45 am, and the parade begins at noon. You can catch the parade on WTHR, Channel 13, for the Indianapolis audience and nationally on Peacock.

Please be advised that you should only purchase tickets for the AES 500 Festival Parade via 500Festival.com. We recommend that you do not buy tickets outside of our website as we cannot guarantee the quality, location, or price being offered to you. The 500 Festival is not affiliated with any other ticket platforms. Should you want to purchase outside of an online platform, please call 317-614-6400.

Adding Color to Downtown Indy Since 1957!

The AES 500 Festival Parade, one of the original 500 Festival events, ranks among the nation’s most prominent parades, receiving national recognition amongst the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade and the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Over 200,000 spectators will line the streets of downtown Indianapolis to witness the extravagant floats, enormous helium balloons, renowned figures, esteemed guests, top-notch bands, and all 33 Indy 500 drivers in action.

Mark your calendars for the 2024 AES 500 Festival Parade, set to take place on Saturday, May 25, in downtown Indianapolis. Festivities kick off at 11:45 am, and the parade begins at noon. You can catch the parade on WTHR, Channel 13, for the Indianapolis audience and nationally on Peacock.

Please be advised that you should only purchase tickets for the AES 500 Festival Parade via 500Festival.com. We recommend that you do not buy tickets outside of our website as we cannot guarantee the quality, location, or price being offered to you. The 500 Festival is not affiliated with any other ticket platforms. Should you want to purchase outside of an online platform, please call 317-614-6400.

Experience The Tradition & Pageantry

Step into a world of wonder and excitement at the AES 500 Festival Parade, a spectacular event that captures the electricity of May in Indianapolis. This parade, rooted in tradition and revered on a national scale, promises an unforgettable experience for all who attend. Imagine a downtown transformed into a vibrant party of larger-than-life floats, colossal helium balloons, and a spectacle of stars and dignitaries. The streets pulse with energy as award-winning bands bring music to the streets. It’s not just a parade; it’s a moment in time when the city comes alive in a burst of color and joy. Join over 200,000 enthusiastic spectators as they line the streets to witness all 33 fearless Indy 500 drivers in action, creating a connection between racing heritage and the present. For a day of fun and exhilaration, make sure to be part of the 2024 AES 500 Festival Parade. Mark your calendar and be prepared to witness a truly remarkable celebration that will stay with you long after the parade has passed.

For your convenience and security, we strongly recommend purchasing AES 500 Festival Parade tickets exclusively through 500Festival.com. We cannot guarantee the quality, location, or price of tickets obtained from other sources, as the 500 Festival has no affiliation with other ticket platforms. If you prefer to make an offline purchase, please call (317) 614-6400.

Ticket Information

Parade Day Info

2024 Parade Lineup

Marching Bands

2024 Floats

Specialty Units

Grand Marshal

Parade History

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