500 Festival Kids' Day

202411may12:00 pm4:00 pm500 Festival Kids' Day12:00 pm - 4:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Downtown Indianapolis, Indianapolis, INCategoryCommunity Event,Fair/Festival,FreeFilterFree

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Celebrate the Indy 500 at the 500 Festival Kids’ Day, a fun-filled festival designed for children. Held every May by the 500 Festival, Indiana’s largest free outdoor festival for kids aims to entertain and educate in a carnival-like atmosphere. Featuring interactive displays and age-appropriate activities, Kids’ Day ensures an enjoyable family experience.

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At Kids’ Day, attendees have the opportunity to participate in a variety of interactive activities. Drumming workshops stimulate rhythm skills, while Bollywood-style dance lessons invite movement and artistry. Participants can create personal artwork and interact with the Indiana Pacers and Fever basketball teams. The 500 Festival Princesses will also be present, helping children create dazzling sashes.

For a physical challenge, children can tackle the 500 Festival Fitness Zone & Obstacle Course, courtesy of St. Vincent Sports Performance. Besides, the Kids’ Day stage hosts performances captivating to a range of interests.

Connecting the thrill of Indy 500 to youthful imagination and excitement, Kids’ Day invites kids to expand both their minds and muscles. Don’t miss out on this family-friendly celebration.

For those eager to encourage fitness in their little ones, the Salesforce & JPMorgan Chase 500 Festival Rookie Run offers an engaging opportunity. As part of Kids’ Day, this non-competitive race accommodates children aged 3 to 10. Tailored for different age groups, the race aims to instill a love for running while promoting an active lifestyle. Participants will receive a goodie bag, personalized bib, and a finisher’s medal as tokens of their achievement.

The Rookie Run replicates the excitement of a real race, with a grand start and finish line, an enthusiastic crowd, runner’s services, and occasional celebrity appearances. For more information, explore further details about the event.



May 11(saturday) 12:00pm - 4:00pm(GMT-04:00)




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