Speedway Christmas still shines brightly

CONCORD, N.C. — If you’re still in the holiday spirit, Speedway Christmas is open for its 14th season through Jan. 7.

The annual drive-thru holiday show is bigger and brighter this year with more than 5 million lights on a 4-mile course around the legendary track, plus a transformed Christmas Village, new concourse and tubing hill.

The drive-thru portion features dozens of new displays and the newly designed and configured concourse features new tunnels.

The Christmas Village is open Thursday through Sunday and features a new illuminated walking trail, fire pits for roasting s’mores and a rotating lineup of area craft vendors and merchants.

New this year, the Fan Zone will feature four 250-foot tubing lanes for visitors of all ages to enjoy. The tubing hill will be open through Dec. 31.

Know before you go:

Speedway Christmas is open nightly from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. through Jan. 7.

Tickets are sold per vehicle, starting at $35 Monday through Wednesday when the Christmas Village is closed, and $45 Thursday through Sunday.

Fast Lane tickets, which allow pass holders to skip the line and beat traffic Thursday through Sunday, cost $75 per vehicle.

Food and drinks will be available for purchase.

Drivers should turn off their headlights when driving through Speedway Christmas. If you can’t turn your lights off, you should turn them on dim. Motorcycles are not permitted through Speedway Christmas.

For more information or to purchase tickets, click here.

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