Registration Open for Festival 500 Volunteer Program • Current Publications

Registration is open for the 2022 Festival 500 Volunteer Program, which offers more than 7,000 volunteer positions in 100 areas of opportunity to support Indianapolis 500-related events.

“Our Festival 500 volunteers play a vital role in producing the exciting events and programs that celebrate the magical month of May in Indianapolis and beyond,” said Bob Bryant, President and CEO of Festival 500. We truly couldn’t hold these events and celebrations without our selfless volunteers and all of their efforts to create a one-of-a-kind experience for each of our attendees and attendees.”

Opportunities are available from February to May 2022 include:

  • Distribution of snacks and beverages at runners’ services for the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon
  • Organization of various games and activities during the Salesforce & JPMorgan Chase 500 Festival Kids Day and Rookie Race
  • Greet and help spectators find their seats as an opener for the AES 500 festival parade
  • Host fourth-grade class field trips to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway as part of the 500 Festival & Indianapolis 500 Education Program, presented by Indiana University Health

500 Festival volunteers will receive:

  • A free commemorative volunteer t-shirt
  • A free collector’s pin
  • An invitation to the Festival 500 Volunteer Appreciation Day held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on May 21
  • Two tickets to the 2022 Indy 500 qualifying
  • Access to the Festival 500 Volunteer Virtual Goodie Bag which contains exclusive promotions and discounts
  • Snacks and beverages during volunteer shifts
  • Privileged access to the programs and events of the 500 Festival

Information regarding opportunities, dates, time commitment and registration forms are available at

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