Colts Coach Reich to host 500 Festival's Snakepit Ball

Indianapolis Colts head coach Frank Reich speaks during a press conference at the NFL football scouting combine, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

INDIANPOLIS (WTHR) – Colts Head Coach Frank Reich will serve as the host of the 2018 KeyBank 500 Festival Snakepit Ball, the 500 Festival announced Tuesday.

The red carpet event takes place on Saturday, May 26 at the Roof Ballroom in downtown Indianapolis.

“I am incredibly excited to be back in Indianapolis for the month of May," Reich said in a statement shared by the festival, "because there’s nothing like it anywhere in the world.”

Reich also plans to attend the 2018 500 Festival Breakfast at the Brickyard, presented by Midwestern Engineers, Inc., to be held on Saturday, May 19 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

All attendees at the Snakepit Ball will walk the red carpet alongside celebrities, civic and business leaders and visiting VIPs in town for race weekend. The Roof Ballroom will reflect this year’s theme, Fast & Fabulous, The Future of Speed. The future of speed will be incorporated into all facets of the event - from sleek, futuristic décor to gourmet food stations to truly unique signature cocktails presented in innovative ways. Miri Ben-Ari and iLuminate will provide the enterainment.

Tickets are $325 and proceeds benefit the 500 Festival’s free programs and events. To learn more visit or search #SnakepitBall on social media.

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