Indy 500 at Home

The 104th Running of the #Indy500 may look different, but the racing spirit is as strong as ever.  While the Indianapolis 500 will take place on August 23 without fans at the track, you can still celebrate with Indy 500-inspired menus, décor, playlists, and more while you watch the NBC broadcast live.

To help you plan the ultimate #500athome #socialdistanceporching celebration, we present a shopping guide to carry forward the spirit of racing in Indy.


Now through August 23, dine at 80+ restaurants throughout the city with pre-fixe menus at discounted rates. During race weekend, fans can grab a 500 Fan Fuel meal to go and watch the race at home.


Track Beverages

  • Bier Brewery (1): Since 2017, Bier has produced an American lager that is ideal for a day at the track. Grab a six-pack of the light, crisp tribute to the Indy 500 for $10.99 at either location.

  • Daniel’s Family Vineyard & Winery (2): Four wines at Daniel’s honor the race: The Finish Wine (rosé in cans), Racing Red (semi-dry Estate red), Winner’s White (semi-sweet white wine blend), and Racing Rosé (sweet, light-bodied rosé blend). Available curbside or delivery.

  • Miller Lite: Enjoy a refreshing can or bottle of Miller Lite, a classic choice for any porch party and the official beer of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

  • Easley Winery: Two special wines celebrate the Indy 500: Back Home White and Back Home Red. Both are food friendly and perfect for an afternoon on the porch. In addition, you can pick up Kauffman’s 76 and Sweet Barrel White for $7 at curbside.

  • Four Day Ray: Ray’s Lager, a crisp brew, is available for $9.99 in a six-pack. The beer is a tribute to Ray Keech, winner of the 1929 Indy 500. Order FDR’s food, beer, and wine for curbside carryout.

  • Guggman Haus: Guggman Haus embraces the location’s history with core beers like Wilbur’s Prize Pilsner and Winner’s Milk Jug Stout. As for porching, try any of their core beers to-go (available in growlers and bullets) or grab a special release New England IPA or Fruited Milkshake.

  • Sun King: Crossing the finish line is Delayed Start, a race day lager. Find it on draft and look for it in four-packs for $10 in the coming weeks. Stop by any location for carry out.


Track Gear at Home

  • Indy 500 Collection from The Shop Indy (1): For super-soft shirts, hats, and stickers in both retro and modern designs, check out The Shop Indy.

  • Visit Indy Collection from The Shop Indy (2): Show your city pride with "Indy" gear including pocket tees, tanks, glasses, and a new rain jacket (just in case).

  • Indianapolis Motor Speedway Checkered Sunglasses (3): These shades are part of the Fashion Friday collection that includes shirts, hats, wristbands, earrings, fanny packs, and anything else you'd need to showcase your fanhood.

  • Checkered Crew Socks from Sky Outfitters (4): Feel good about your feet with these themed socks from locally owned Sky Outfitters. For every pair you buy, a pair gets donated to a homeless shelter.

  • #500FashionMasks: The look may be different, but the spirit of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” certainly hasn’t changed. The IMS encourages you to showcase your #500Fashion in a smart, safe, and responsible manner by adapting #500FashionMasks to your style and showing your love for the Indy 500.

  • Indy 500-Themed Spotify Playlist: Surround yourself with the sounds of the Speedway. The Indianapolis Motor Speedway put together an Indy 500-themed Spotify playlist to help you celebrate.

  • Games: Nothing says the Indy 500 like enjoying good times with friends. Though the main event has been rescheduled for August, you can still join in the fun of the Indy 500 with these Indianapolis Motor Speedway-inspired virtual puzzles, Indy 500-themed Mad Libs, 500 Festival coloring pages, and classic lawn games like bags and bocce ball.

  • Which Indy 500 Car Are You?: Take our cuztomized personality quiz and discover which famed Indy 500 car you relate to the most. Then, explore an Indy trip idea designed just for you and your interests. 

  • The HandleBar Indy Pedal Pub: Race around Indy on The HandleBar and celebrate RACE WEEKEND your way. Book online here.

  • IMS Archive: Explore the history of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway with the digitized items in the Racing Capital of the World's archive.


Indy is the Racing Capital of the World, no matter the month. Whether you’re typically a regular at the Indy 500, or you usually listen to the race at home with some local brews, consider adding even more tradition to your 2020 celebration with these virtual events straight from the track. See the entire list of virtual events here

  • Watch and Listen Live: This is a spectacle that's meant to be seen! NBC has you covered on Sunday, August 23, with the 104th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge live at 1 pm ET on NBC.
  • Welcome Race Fans Artwork: The Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the Arts Council of Indianapolis are teaming up to raise money for Central Indiana artists with exclusive, high-quality reprints of past and current Welcome Race Fans artwork. In this collaboration, Welcome Race Fans signs will be available for purchase as limited-edition, top-shelf, archival-quality inkjet “giclee” prints that will add the perfect “500” spirit to your home or office for $150.  
  • Race for Equality & Change: INDYCAR and IMS have announced a major effort to support diversity and inclusivity across the INDYCAR industry. A key pillar of “Race for Equality & Change” will be a $1 million fund to fuel internal and external programs and initiatives that will create fundamental change.