About This Event
The 500 Festival Vendor Program is an opportunity available for food vendors to participate in the 2019 500 Festival event season. There are four Month of May events in Indianapolis that include food vendors:
500 Festival Kickoff to May
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 11:00am - 1:00pm
The 500 Festival & Indianapolis Motor Speedway welcome the magical month of May with their Kickoff to May event at Monument Circle. From Indianapolis Colts Punter, Pat McAfee, to the Indy Eleven, to our most lovable mascots, you never know WHO will kickoff the Month of May or HOW they’ll do it! At the Kickoff to May, you can also enjoy food from some of Indy’s favorite food trucks, pick up prizes from exhibitors, get photos with the #FestivalCars and more! This event is free and open to the public.
500 Festival Post Race Party at the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon
Saturday, May 4, 2019
The 500 Festival Post Race Party in Military Park is a fun place for both participants and spectators.There's no better way to celebrate than with an ice cold Michelob ULTRA including a complimentary sample for participants, enjoy great live music, a live video feed of the race, and outstanding food from local restaurants and specialty food vendors. Don't forget to bring along extra cash!
Salesforce & JPMorgan Chase 500 Festival Kids' Day
Saturday, May 11, 2019
The Salesforce & JPMorgan Chase 500 Festival Kids’ Day is Indiana’s largest free outdoor festival just for kids! On the second Saturday of May, kids take over Monument Circle for a Month of May celebration that’s sized for them. With interactive, educational displays in a carnival-like atmosphere, Kids’ Day gives children the opportunity to stretch their minds and their muscles.
IPL 500 Festival Parade
Saturday, May 25, 2019
One of the original 500 Festival events, the IPL 500 Festival Parade is one of the nation’s largest, most respected parades, consistently earning national acclaim alongside the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade and the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. More than 300,000 people will line the streets of downtown Indianapolis to experience the larger-than-life floats, giant helium balloons, celebrities and dignitaries, award-winning bands, and all 33 drivers competing in the Indy 500.
500 Festival Post Race Party at OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon:
80,000+ people visit Military Park during Post Race Party with 30,000 + race participants
Salesforce & JPMorgan Chase 500 Festival Kids' Day:
35,000 + attendees
IPL 500 Festival Parade:
350,000 people throughout Downtown