Indianapolis 500 Parade
Imagine your marching band performing in front of over 300,000 fans....all while participating in the only parade televised on ESPN. The IPL 500 Festival Parade kicks off one of the largest sporting events in the world, the Indianapolis 500.
The IPL 500 Festival Parade allows all spectators to witness the pageantry and larger-than-life floats light up the streets of downtown Indianapolis. Well-known celebrities, costumed characters, marching bands, patriotic units, specialty units, spectacular floats and giant helium balloons will fill the streets to celebrate the world's largest single-day sporting event, the Indianapolis 500.