For 60 years the 500 Festival Parade has been celebrating the Indianapolis community and the race at the heart of it all.
Caitlyin Foye of Newburgh received the honor.
The free music festival and community celebration officially dropped the green flag to begin the race week countdown.
Fans packed IMS to catch a glimpse of their favorite drivers before the start of “Fast Friday.”
For people heading to the track Friday and Saturday, there will be a lot to do.
It’s the only event that brings together over 80 Indiana mayors, business leaders, race fans and Princesses to celebrate racing’s rich histo…
The next big concert at the Speedway will be the Rolling Stones on July 4th.
They were the first all black team to win a a championship.
This is the first year for the Children’s Museum to be in the parade.
The new float is designed for the Hot Wheels: Race to Win Exhibit, featuring an IndyCar racing down the Hot Wheels orange track.
When the radar showed more rain was headed towards the IMS, officials called off the qualifications.
Race fans attended the Breakfast at the Brickyard on Saturday morning.
The Indianapolis Children’s Museum was filled with fun as Indy 500 driver’s interacted with the children of Indianapolis.
Other popular guests will include, American Authors, the 1955 Crispus Attucks Basketball Team, Adam Carolla, John Green and Andrew Luck.
Expect to see Nastia Liukin, Paul George, Frank Vogel, and Straight No Chaser, among others, at the event.
Shawn Johnson was there to sign autographs for children that came to the event.
Track officials said its all about making that fan experience the best it can be.