What’s There to Do Memorial Day Weekend?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Just For Fun, Local on Tuesday, May 16th, 2017 at 8:26 pm
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2017 Indy 500 Events In Indianapolis IN

Get ready to start your engines. Known as the “Greatest Spectacle in Racing”, the 2017 Indy 500 will be taking place Memorial Day weekend in Indianapolis, IN. As usual, there will be plenty of parties, parades, bands and other events going on to keep you entertained before the big race on Sunday. Here are some of the events going on.

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Steve Miller Band Live at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway

When: Friday, May 26, 2017, 3:30 PM.

What: Come be blinded by the light (metaphorically speaking, of course) on Miller Lite Carb Day with an opening by the Barenaked Ladies. This event is free with a general admission ticket to Carb Day. Info: 317-492-8500.

Where: Indianapolis Motor Speedway, 4790 West 16th Street, Indianapolis

 

Neil Diamond in Concert at Bankers Life Fieldhouse

When: Friday, May 26, 2017, 8:00 PM.

What: The 50 year anniversary of the famed singer features a live music performance at the fieldhouse. Stop by to jam along to some of your favorite classics! Tickets can be purchased at the venue box office or Ticketmaster. Info: 317-917-2727.

Where: Bankers Life Fieldhouse, 125 South Pennsylvania Street, Indianapolis

 

61st Annual IPL 500 Festival Parade in Downtown Indianapolis

When: Saturday, May 27, 2017, 12:00 PM.

What: Come see celebrities, Indy 500 drivers, costumed characters, bands, floats, giant helium balloons and more at this famed parade.

Where: IPL 500 Festival Parade, Downtown Indianapolis

 

Keith Urban in Concert at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway

When: Saturday, May 27, 2017, 3:00 PM.

What: Get your country on at the Firestone Legends Day concert featuring the Australian-born singer.

Where: Indianapolis Motor Speedway, 4790 West 16th Street, Indianapolis.

 

IndyHumane 500 Porch Party in Indianapolis

When: Sunday, May 28, 2017, 11:30 AM.

What: This festival benefits the Humane Society and offers food, drinks, games, and contests while the Indy 500 is going on. Pets are welcomed!

Where: Humane Society of Indianapolis, 7929 Michigan Road, Indianapolis

 

101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway

When: Sunday, May 28, 2017, 12:00 PM.

What: The buildup has all led to this: the 101st annual Indy 500.

Where: Indianapolis Motor Speedway, 4790 West 16th Street, Indianapolis

If you’ve never been to the Indy 500 before, plan on stopping by to check it out or at least some of the events going on. It’s truly a remarkable experience and you won’t go home disappointed!

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