By Lori Fredrich Senior Food Writer, Dining Editor, Podcast Host Published May 07, 2024 at 4:20 PM

INDYCAR is returning to the Milwaukee Mile this Labor Day for the Hy-Vee Milwaukee Mile 250s Weekend.

But, thanks to Camp Bar, you don't have to wait to get a taste of that INDYCAR racing buzz. They will be hosting a watch party for the INDY 500 at their Wisconsin State Fair location!

The family-friendly festivities will take place at Camp Bar State Fair on Sunday, May 26 with doors open from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and the green flag at 11:45 a.m.  Guests can enter through Gate 5 off of 84th Street and Schlinger Ave.

Attendees can watch the iconic race on the Camp Bar jumbotron while enjoying a selection of food and beverages from Camp Bar, Tots on the Street and Double B's BBQ.

Parking is available on the grounds for $10 per vehicle and $5 per motorcycle. Please note, all parking transactions are credit card only for onsite parking.

Lori Fredrich Senior Food Writer, Dining Editor, Podcast Host

Lori is an avid cook whose accrual of condiments and spices is rivaled only by her cookbook collection. Her passion for the culinary industry was birthed while balancing A&W root beer mugs as a teenage carhop, fed by insatiable curiosity and fueled by the people whose stories entwine with each and every dish. She’s had the privilege of chronicling these tales via numerous media, including OnMilwaukee and in her book “Milwaukee Food.” Her work has garnered journalism awards from entities including the Milwaukee Press Club. 

When she’s not eating, photographing food, writing or recording the FoodCrush podcast, you’ll find Lori seeking out adventures with her husband Paul, traveling, cooking, reading, learning, snuggling with her cats and looking for ways to make a difference.