The mission of the 500 Festival is to produce life-enriching events and programs that celebrate the spirit and legacy of the Indianapolis 500 and foster positive impact on the city of Indianapolis and state of Indiana.
All Are Welcome!
As an organization providing multiple events and programs, many of which are free to attend and impact over 500,000 people annually, our mission to enrich lives and positively impact our community is wholly inclusive and applies to anyone.
Whether attending the IPL 500 Festival Parade, participating in the Salesforce & JPMorgan Chase 500 Festival Kids’ Day, running in the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon or serving as a 500 Festival volunteer, the 500 Festival welcomes participation from everyone and we’re confident that our participants will continue to experience the Hoosier hospitality that we pride ourselves on.
to learn all that the 500 Festival has to offer and its impact on the community.