Volunteer Appreciation Day

May 19, 2018


Volunteers have been an integral part of the 500 Festival for more than 60 years. Each year, 7,000 volunteer positions are filled by 500 Festival volunteers. To honor these dedicated volunteers, the 500 Festival hosts Volunteer Appreciation Day.   The 2018 500 Festival Volunteer Appreciation Day will take place on Saturday, May 19 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. To receive an invitation to this exclusive event, you must register as a 500 Festival Volunteer by 5:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday, April 11. An invitation to Volunteer Appreciation Day includes:  

Event Details

All 500 Festival Volunteers who have registered by April 11 will receive an invitation to this exclusive event. Invitations will be sent to the email address you used to register online for volunteer opportunities. To ensure you receive your invitation, you must complete your volunteer registration and sign up to volunteer for at least one 500 Festival event. Due to scheduling and planning of the event, we are not be able to make any exceptions to this deadline.   Once you RSVP for Volunteer Appreciation Day, you will received a packet in the mail with your ticket to get into the lunch, parking passes, qualifications tickets, and other relevant information.