Category: #IPL500Parade

Stories of May

June 1, 2020

A New Way to Parade!

Since we couldn’t be together this Memorial Day Weekend, we wanted to provide everyone a way to get creative and still celebrate the Greatest Spectacle in Racing. Join us in applauding these amazing submissions and we can’t wait to see you in August for the IPL 500 Festival Parade! Team Name: Lev Motorsports Float Name: …

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March 6, 2019

2019 Tickets On Sale Now!

There are only 55 days until the magical month of May takes over Indy! Tickets to all 500 Festival events are available to the public TODAY! From family-friendly fun to breakfast with racing legends to race weekend red carpet affairs, you won’t want to miss a minute of the action! Get your tickets now while …

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May 23, 2018

Hip-Hop Violinist and Light Show Dance Team Headline IPL 500 Festival Parade Entertainment

Miri ben-ari and iluminate to perform collaboration to open ipl 500 Festival Parade The 62nd IPL 500 Festival Parade will begin with a never-before-seen collaboration between two unique and innovative performances. Hip-hop violinist Miri Ben-Ari and light show dance team iLuminate will kick-start the celebration on Saturday, May 26. Get to know these performers before …

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May 22, 2018

2018 IPL 500 Festival Parade Theme Inspired by Indy’s Innovation

illuminate. innovate. indianapolis. Every year, the 500 Festival welcomes race weekend in Indianapolis with the city’s grandest welcome party, the IPL 500 Festival Parade. The celebration takes a new form each year with a different theme to highlight the stories, the people, the inspiration for float designs and the Grand Marshal announcement. In 2018, the …

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April 16, 2018

500 Festival Surprises IPL 500 Festival Parade Grand Marshals

   2018 grand marshals prove they’re better together Two is better than one. That can be true in many basic ways, but when the two people complement each other like Abby Abel and Mitch Bonar, the saying lives beyond its meaning. Ever since they met through their high school’s Unified Track and Field program, …

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January 26, 2018

500 Festival Race Weekend Events Rapidly Approaching

New Year’s resolutions are fading and the winter blues are sinking in. However, there is light at the end of the cold, dark tunnel. Race weekend is just four months away and the only “blues” to be of concern will be those of the Indiana sky on the final weekend of May. Well-versed fans take …

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August 16, 2017

A Visit With Eva Kor

The 500 Festival made a visit to see Eva Kor, our 2017 IPL 500 Festival Parade Grand Marshal, at the CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center in Terre Haute, Indiana this week. In true Eva fashion, she was ready to walk through the entire facility describing each segment of the tour, detailing pieces of her …

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