Top Upcoming Events in Indy for May 2017
May is a huge month in Indianapolis every year with the Indy 500 coming to town. However, it's not the only event happening during May. Here's a look at some of the top upcoming events throughout Indy for May 2017.
OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon - May 6th
One of the top half marathons in the entire country, the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon provides a great event for runners. It will mark the 41st running of the race this year and will be held in Downtown Indianapolis from 7:30am to 12pm. The ace will begin near the intersection of West and Washington Streets. The finish line will be found on New York Street.
For more information on the OneAmerica Marathon, visit the official event website here.
500 Festival Breakfast at the Brickyard - May 20th
From 8:30am to 10:30am, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Plaza Pavilion will host the annual 500 Festival Breakfast. This event will honor Indiana's Mayors and will be attended by racing fans, business leaders and 33 of the 500 Festival Princesses.
For more information on the 500 Festival Breakfast at the Brickyard, visit the official event website here.
Arcadia May Fest - May 18th to 21st
A popular 3-day festival held in Hamilton County, the Arcadia May Fest provides plenty of amusement, games, food and entertainment. It will be held at the Arcadia Ball Park and will include the car show, BoomBlitzBall, the yard show and so much more.
The event will be open from 5pm to 9pm Thursday and Friday, from 8am to 9pm on Saturday and from 8am to 6pm on Sunday.
For more information on the Arcadia May Fest, visit the official event website here.
OneAmerica Broad Ripple Art Fair - May 20th and 21st
Held at the Indianapolis Art Center, the OneAmerica Broad Ripple Art Fair is the beginning of the summer festival season. It will provide plenty of fine art and crafts from 225 artists. The event will also include plenty of performances on three stages, great food, beer, wine and plenty more.
For more information on the OneAmerica Broad Ripple Art Fair, visit the official event website here.
Indianapolis 500 - May 15th to 28th
Many may think the Indianapolis 500 only a one-day event. However, practice and qualifications start in mid-May leading up to the race. In addition, May 21st is Pole Day, May 26th is the Miller Lite Carb Day and May 27th is the Legends Day Concert with Keith Urban this year.
This is the premier event for May in Indianapolis and perfect for race fans, those new to racing and anybody else. Many of the events leading up to race day are family-friendly including autograph sessions, public drivers meetings, concerts, race car exhibits and much more!
For more information on the Indy 500, visit the official event website here.
Other events happening throughout Indianapolis for May 2017 include:
- INDYCAR Grand Prix - May 12th and 13th
- "Mayberry in the Midwest" Festival - May 19th to 21st
- 32nd Annual Brick Street Market - May 20th
- Zoopolis 500 - May 24th
- 500 Festival Memorial Service - May 26th
- Keybank 500 Festival Snakepit Ball - May 27th
Plenty of events will be held all month long before we get into the summer festival season. Enjoy all the racing events in May, along with plenty of other options all throughout Indianapolis.