Charlotte Motor Speedway will shine brightly for the holidays during its annual Christmas light show featuring more than 4 million lights spanning a 3.75-mile course that illuminates the iconic race track.
Speedway Christmas also features an infield Christmas village that includes s’mores making, photos with Santa, a Bethlehem Village with live actors and animals, a carousel and more. There's also a 50-foot Ferris wheel to take a spin on, and new this year, a 100-foot slide.
In addition, you can watch Christmas-themed movies on the giant Speedway TV. (See movie schedule below.)
The drive-through portion of Speedway Christmas runs nightly from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Nov. 22 through Jan. 5, 2020. On Thursday through Sunday nights, the Christmas Village is open in the speedway infield. Speedway Christmas will be closed Dec. 25
Tickets cost $20 per car Monday through Wednesday, $25 per car Thursday and Sunday and $30 per car Friday and Saturday.
To purchase tickets or for more information, call 800-455-FANS (3267), or visit charlottemotorspeedway.com. Speedway Christmas tickets are also available at the speedway ticket office.
Speedway Christmas movie schedule:
Nov. 22-24: "Elf"
Nov. 28 - Dec. 1: "Home Alone"
Dec. 5-8: "The Polar Express"
Dec. 12-19: "National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation"
Dec. 20-24: "The Star"
Dec. 26-29: "A Christmas Story"
Movies are shown Thursday through Sunday at 6:30 p.m., with a second showing immediately after. You’ll need to tune in to 105.1 FM to listen.
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