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FRIDAY, May 24th

 

MILLER LITE CARB DAY

8am|Indianapolis Motor Speedway

The greatest weekend in racing kicks off with Carb Day!  Practice, The Freedom 100 presented by Cooper Tires, the Indy 500 Pit Stop Competition and performances by Foreigner and Kool & The Gang. Tickets start at $30.

 

FOOD TRUCK FRIDAY

11am|Georgia Street – Downtown Indy

Your favorite food trucks will be serving lunch on the Georgia Street Board Walk between Capitol and Illinois Streets every Friday, through Aug. 23rd.  11am to 1:30pm weather permitting.

 

 

500 FESTIVAL MEMORIAL SERVICE

Noon|Indiana War Memorial Museum

Start the Memorial Day weekend remembering our fallen heroes.  Speakers include General Michael X. Garrett, Commanding General of the US Army, and Major General Courtney P. Carr, the Adjutant General of Indiana.  Open to the public – FREE.

 

 

“FRIDAYS AT THE FORT”

6pm|Lawrence Civic Plaza

Tonight:  MSD of Lawrence Township Night!  Food trucks, beer tent and a kids zone!  Goes until 9.  FREE admission.

 

 

FREE MOVIES IN THE PARK – SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE

8:30pm|Nickle Plate District AMP

FREE family-friendly movies at dusk!  Bring your blanket and pack a picnic and get set for a fantastic film under the stars!

 

 

 

SATURDAY, May 25th

 

“MUSICAL SWINGS”

8am|Fort Ben Cultural Campus

A unique interactive exhibit.   When used all together, the swings compose incredible music!  Open until 11pm every day through June 8thFREE!

 

 

FIRESTONE LEGENDS DAY

8am|Indianapolis Motor Speedway

This special day features autograph sessions with current and past drivers, historic car laps and Grammy Award winning Zac Brown Band headlining the Firestone Legends Day Concert!  $45.

 

 

OPENING DAY OF “MISTery PARK” – INDIANAPOLIS ZOO

9am|Indianapolis Zoo

SLOTHS!  The cutest animals on the planet have arrived at the Zoo in the new exhibit across from the Orangutan Center.   Best of all, there are no barriers…No fence, no wall, just open air.

 

 

IPL 500 FESTIVAL PARADE

11:45am|Downtown Indianapolis

Tickets still available to get a front row seat to see floats, larger than life helium balloons, celebrities, plus all 33 starting drivers for the Indy 500.  Grand Marshal this year is Sam Schmidt!  Tickets start at $10.

 

500 FESTIVAL “OFF THE GRID”

6pm|Indiana Roof Ballroom

A legendary race weekend party!  Mingle with celebrities and VIP’s in town for the race.  A very swanky black-tie affair!  Signature cocktails presented in innovative ways, gourmet food and nationally known entertainment.  Tickets:  $325.

 

 

NASHVILLE FC vs. INDY ELEVEN

7pm|Lucas Oil Stadium

Before the game, swing by the Honda Fun Zone for interactive activities and games.  Vendor booths offer free giveaways too! 

 

 

“FLY YOU FOOLS”

8 & 10pm|District Theatre

Produced by Loud & Fast Funny Shows.  The story of the film “Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring” through live action, shot-for-shot Parody. Goes through June 1st.  $15.

 

 

 

SUNDAY, May 26th

 

103rd RUNNING OF THE INDIANAPOLIS 500

6am|Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Parking lots open at 5am.   The pageantry, the tradition…there’s nothing else quite like it!  Green flag drops at 12:45pm.  Tickets start at $35.

 

OPENING WEEKEND OF “MISTery PARK” – INDIANAPOLIS ZOO

9am|Indianapolis Zoo

SLOTHS!  The cutest animals on the planet have arrived at the Zoo in the new exhibit across from the Orangutan Center.   Best of all, there are no barriers…No fence, no wall, just open air.

 

 

USA DIVING SENIOR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

8am|IU Natatorium

Final day of an 11-day competition featuring more than 200 athletes. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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