Weekend Guide with Terri Stacy
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Friday, May 26
7 AM|Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Full day of activities! 11 AM Verizon Indy Car Practice, followed by the Indy Lights Freedom 100 at 12:30. Barenaked Ladies take the stage at 3:30. Steve Miller Band performs at 5:00.
12 PM|Indiana War Memorial
Memorial Day weekend is a time to remember the sacrifices made by Indiana men and women who perished while serving in the armed forces.
This year’s Memorial Service will feature Keynote Speaker General Robert B. Abrams, Commanding General of the United States Army Forces Command.
5:30 PM|Main Street in Speedway
The perfect way to end "Carb Day" at IMS! "The Party" and "Living Proof" provide the music...Great Food and drink from Dawsons on Main! The "Kids Zone" will stay open until 7:30 on Main Street in Speedway.
8:00 PM|Banker's Life Fieldhouse
Music Icon, Grammy Award winner and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Member Neil Diamond is celebrating his career with the 50th Anniversary Tour. Tickets are still available beginning at $20!
5 PM|Pan Am Plaza
A FREE event for the whole family with appearances from drivers, music from DJ Indiana Jones and a live show hosted by Burger Bash Founder Curt Cavin and NBCSN Broadcaster Kevin Lee broadcasting "Trackside LIVE" on 1070The Fan beginning at 6 PM.
Saturday, May 27
12 PM|Downtown Indy
The tradition continues with the 33 starting drivers of the Indianapolis 500 serving as honorary grand marshals with a parade filled with pageantry, floats, marching bands and giant helium balloons, filling the streets of downtown Indy! This year, Holocaust survivor EVA KOR will serve as the Grand Marshal.
1 PM|Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Multi-platinum selling and Award-winning artist Keith Urban will headline the fourth annual Legends Day concert presented by Firestone on Saturday, May 27, on the Turn 4 infield stage at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, with special guests Dustin Lynch and Clayton Anderson rounding out the lineup. Concerts start at 3:00. Legends Day Concert Pit Tix are SOLD OUT. General Admission still available.
6 PM|Indiana Roof Ballroom
Race weekend's most exclusive party! The 2017 Snakepit Ball theme is The Art of the Race: An Interactive Art Event. On the night before the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500, the Indiana Roof Ballroom will be transformed into a fully interactive combination of Racing and Art. Platinum-selling rock band X AMBASSADORS will headline the evening’s entertainment.
Sunday, May 28
11:30 AM|Indy Humane Society
This year's Annual Mutt Strut was canceled due to weather, so....Indy Humane has come up with an alternative way to allow pets from all over the community a chance to come together, have some fun, and help raise funds for IndyHumane! A Porch Party! Food, games, contests, and you'll hear the Indy 500 broadcast during the festival, so you won't miss a thing! Admission is free for Mutt Strut registrants.
6 AM|Indianapolis Motor Speedway
The greatest spectacle in racing is finally here! There's nothing like it and tickets are still available! Green flag drops at 12:19 PM. Check out the schedule of events here.