Festival on Main starts celebrating the 100th running of the Indy 500

The 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 will take place in 2016. (Photo Provided/IMS)

SPEEDWAY, Ind. (WISH) — Speedway, the home of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, started celebrating the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 a little early.

They held a festival on Main Street Friday night.

The Indy Family Foundation held what is now an annual festival ahead of the 500.

There were bands, food and appearances by IndyCar drivers.

People also helped to pack 100,000 meals for Feeding Children Everywhere.

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