500 Festival Kids’ Day, Rookie Run, Parade and Other Events Canceled for 2020

So much of the excitement about the month of May in Indy surrounds some very popular events for families, especially the 500 Festival Sales Force and JP Morgan Chase Kids’ Day, the Rookie Run and the big 500 Festival Parade.

All events were rescheduled to take place on Saturday, August 8, 2020, but on Wednesday, July 22nd, the 500 Festival announced that all remaining 500 Festival Events for 2020 were canceled interest of public health and the vitality of the 500 Festival organization for generations to come.

The following events will not take place in 2020:

  • 500 Festival Kickoff to May, presented by STAR Bank
  • Salesforce & JPMorgan Chase 500 Festival Kids’ Day and Rookie Run
  • 500 Festival Breakfast at the Brickyard, presented by Midwestern Engineers, Inc.
  • 500 Festival Volunteer Appreciation Day, presented by Citizens Energy Group
  • 500 Festival Memorial Service, presented by Rolls-Royce
  • IPL 500 Festival Parade
  • 500 Festival mini-mini

Yes, this means the 500 Festival Parade, Rookie Run and Kids’ Day on Monument Circle will all be canceled due to the worldwide COVID 19 pandemic.

Trust me, when these events come back, you’ll want to be a part of them!

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