Speedway Christmas Gears Up for a Big Week; Disney's 'Frozen' on Giant HDTV Headlines Family Fun
Fans who haven't made it out to Charlotte Motor Speedway to see the three million lights on display at Speedway Christmas now have even more reason to make room on their calendar for the biggest and brightest light show around. Even though there's no snow on the ground yet, fan can still feel like they're in a winter paradise at Charlotte Motor Speedway throughout Christmas week next week. Here are a few of the highlights fans will enjoy:
Frozen Playing on the Big Screen
The hit Disney film Frozen will be playing on the enormous, 16,000-square-foot big screen HDTV in the infield every night beginning Sunday, Dec. 21 and ending Saturday, Dec. 27 (excluding Christmas Day). There's no better way to watch the already-classic story than at Speedway Christmas, drive-in style. Families can enjoy the movie from the warmth of their cars by tuning their car radios to 101.5 FM to hear the film's audio.
Take A Picture With an Ice Princess
In addition to snapping a photo with Santa (through Dec. 24), fans will also have the opportunity to interact with an ice princess nightly, Dec. 21-27, except Christmas Day. Fans can find the princess in the Christmas village. Don't miss out on a special chance to take a photo with next week's royal guest.
Christmas Village Open All Week
The lively Christmas village will extend its holiday hours and be open every night throughout Christmas week, except Christmas Day. Fans can enjoy the living nativity in ancient Bethlehem, visit friendly animals at the petting zoo, make their own commemorative Christmas ornament or other crafts in the Elves' Workshop, take a horse-drawn carriage ride, roast marshmallows and so much more with a stop in the infield village. Drive-in movies including "A Christmas Story" (Dec. 19 and 20) and "Frozen" (Dec. 21-27, except Christmas Day) complete the village fun.
Last Chance to Visit Santa Claus
Christmas is getting closer, but it's still not too late for fans to make sure Santa knows what's on their wish list. Speedway Christmas visitors can meet Santa every night through Christmas Eve to make sure they've made his nice list. Fans will even have the chance to snap a photo with the jolly ol' elf before his big night!
Speedway Christmas is open nightly from 6 to 10 p.m. through Dec. 30, excluding Christmas Day. Tickets are available online or at the gate. Admission is $20 per car on nights the Christmas village is open and $15 per car on nights the village is closed. Group rates are available.