When: Fri., Aug. 12, 4 p.m. and Sat., Aug. 13, 4 p.m. 2016
On Friday, August 12, Dan Patch Festival Weekend will kick off with a fast and furious night of extreme racing, giveaways and fun for the whole family! Hoosier Park Racing & Casino will be transformed into a full festival experience, with the 23rd Edition of the $300,000 Dan Patch Stakes highlighting an evening of nonstop action. Other events will include Hoosier Champions Indiana Sires Stakes and a Kyxx Concert in the Terrace Showroom.
On Saturday, August 13, the impressive weekend will continue with “Thrillyard 200,” featuring helicopter rides, zip lining and local food truck favorites for a family fun experience. Live racing will be held at an adjusted post time of 4:30 p.m., followed by a free concert by legendary country music group Asleep at the Wheel in the Outdoor Music Center at Hoosier Park. The entire evening will be capped off with an explosive fireworks display at approximately 10:15 p.m.