2017 Memorial Day weekend events in Indianapolis IN
If you’re a local, you know that Memorial Day weekend is one of the biggest weekends in Indianapolis. There are plenty of events and activities to partake in, including that little race that you may or may not have heard of – the Indy 500. Whether you’re here year-round or just in the city for a brief visit, you can be entertained on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday of the special weekend. It’s time to break out the barbecues, plan the events you’ll attend, and – most importantly – remember those who have served. Keep on reading to find out what you can do during the 2017 Memorial Day weekend in our city.
It’s no secret that Memorial Day weekend plays host to the Indy 500. While that may be the case, you may not be aware of the massive parade that floods downtown the day before the race! If you’re looking for something to do on May 27, 2017, head downtown and take in a parade celebrating the history of the race. To find out more, click the link above!
We probably don’t have to elaborate too much on this one. The Indianapolis Motor Speedway officially opened in 1909, and has been a racing hub ever since! If you’re looking for a huge event to go to on Memorial Day weekend, this might be just what you’re after. Click on the link above to learn all about the race, and to order tickets!
Memorial Day is meant to honor those who have served. Crown Hill Heritage Foundation will be celebrating on Monday, with Civil War reenactors, ceremonies, a band concert, and a tour of the grounds. The event will last from the morning until late in the afternoon. To learn more about the event, check out the link above.
Where can I hike, bike and backpack in Marion County?
We’re very passionate about cars, but we’re also very passionate about our great community. Now that spring has arrived, it’s time to start thinking about all of the fun outdoor activities that will be available. If you’re from the Indianapolis area, there are tons of places to go backpacking, hiking and biking. If you’re curious which trails are the best in the area, we’ve chosen a few to highlight below. Keep on reading to find out which ones we deem worthy of a visit!