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IPL 500 Festival Parade

Saturday, May 25, 2019 | Downtown Indianapolis | Festivities start at 11:45 am
Tickets start at $10

The excitement of Race Weekend wouldn’t be the same without experiencing one of the nation’s biggest parades on Saturday, May 25. Get a front row seat to the larger-than-life balloons, massive floats, marching bands, celebrities, and the 33 starting drivers competing in the 103rd Running of the Indianapolis 500. Tickets start at just $10 and it’s fun for the entire family!

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500 Festival Off the Grid, presented by KeyBank

Saturday, May 25, 2019 | Indiana Roof Ballroom | 6 – 11 pm ET

Tickets: $325 each | For VIP group packages email

This red carpet, black-tie event (formerly called Snakepit Ball) captures an eclectic mix of celebrities and VIPs in town for the Indy 500. On Saturday, May 25, the Indiana Roof Ballroom will be transformed into Race Weekend’s most exclusive event. We’re only making a limited number of Off the Grid tickets available to the public so don’t miss your chance to experience a night of nonstop entertainment, spectacular food stations, hand-crafted cocktails and revelry the night before the Greatest Spectacle in Racing!

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500 Festival Breakfast at the Brickyard, presented by Midwestern Engineers, Inc.

Saturday, May 18, 2019 | Indianapolis Motor Speedway | 8:30 – 10:30 am
Tickets: $75 | Preferred Corporate Table: $850

SOLD OUT FOR 2019. Racing fans, business leaders, Indiana’s mayors and the 500 Festival Princesses gather at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for a hearty Hoosier breakfast. Drive your car around the track (yes, THE track), hear from our 2019 featured speaker, Sam Schmidt, and be part of the announcement of the 500 Festival Queen Scholar. After breakfast, you’ll tour the garages and enjoy Indy 500 qualifications!




Proceeds from the 500 Festival’s ticketed events help support our free youth programs and events.

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