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More events to check out leading up to Race Day in Indy

It’s officially Race Week in Indy. Get in on all the excitement with several other events celebrating all things racing leading up to the green flag on Sunday, May 26.

Indy 500 porch decorations

May is like Christmas time in Indiana with houses decked out for the Indy 500.

Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines. The 108th Running of the Indianapolis 500 is almost here.

To help you make the most of the sights and sounds of the greatest spectacle in racing, we’re sharing the big events leading up to the green flag on Sunday, May 26.

  • Carb Day | Friday, May 24 | 11 a.m.-6 p.m. | Indianapolis Motor Speedway | $45+ | Kick off the weekend with the ultimate turbo boost featuring George Thorogood & The Destroyers, joined by special guests Gin Blossoms and Kid Quill.
  • Rockin’ on Main | Friday, May 24 | 5-10 p.m. | Main Street, Speedway | Get in the race spirit in the racing capitol of the world with 40+ pop-up shops offering a variety of racing-themed merchandise, eats, and drinks.
  • Legends Day | Saturday, May 25 | 8 a.m.-3 p.m. | Indianapolis Motor Speedway | $20 | Get access to the star drivers with a full field autograph session.
  • 500 Festival Parade | Saturday, May 25 | 11:45 a.m. | East North Street + North Pennsylvania Street | $25-$45 | Line the streets of downtown Indy to witness the extravagant floats, enormous helium balloons, renowned figures, esteemed guests, top-notch bands, and all 33 Indy 500 drivers in one of the nation’s most prominent parades.