INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - Tickets for all the 2013 500 Festival events are now on sale through the event's website.
Last year, more than 500,000 people participated in the 500 Festival events throughout the month of May.
The theme of the 2013 500 Festival is "Turbo Charging Indy."
The 500 Festival parade is scheduled for Saturday May 25 at noon. Reserved bleacher seats for the event are $14.50, chair seats are $19, and VIP seats are $32. Every year, about 300,000 people line the parade-route to see the 33 drivers of the Indy 500, floats, specialty units, marching bands and entertainment groups.
Also on sale, are tickets for the Breakfast at the Brickyard and the 500 Festival Community Day.
The Breakfast at the Brickyard takes place on May 18 at 8:30 a.m. and Community Day will be held on May 22 from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m.
Please visit the 500 Festival website for more information and to purchase tickets.
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