'500 Festival' princesses visit local dairy farm

Local dairy farmer Andrew Keynert hosted the girls on his family farm. He showed them what it's like and how things are done in modern dairy farming.

Posted: May 14, 2019 10:29 AM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - Each year the 500 Festival brings more than a million people to Indianapolis for the month-long sporting event.

Some of the key people part of that celebration are the Festival Princesses. A few of them made a stop in Fort Wayne Monday.

Local dairy farmer Andrew Keynert hosted the girls on his family farm. He showed them what it's like and how things are done in modern dairy farming.

Keynert will be handing milk to the Indianapolis 500 winner. The princesses are among 33 Indiana college students who serve as ambassadors for the 500 Festival and the month of May in Indianapolis.

One of the 33 young women will be named 500 Festival Queen on Saturday, May 18th.

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