Holiday classics return to Speedway Christmas during Queen City News movie nights

By | November 15, 2022

With an unforgettable 2022 NASCAR season now within the rearview mirror, Charlotte Motor Speedway is dropping the inexperienced flag on a festive vacation season, with Speedway Christmas introduced by Atrium Well being set to open Friday. One of many nation’s largest drive-in and music occasions options way over 4 million lights strung alongside the three.75-mile drive-in course. Along with extremely colourful decorations, guests may be enveloped within the Christmas spirit with a bustling Christmas village, that includes images with Santa, marshmallow roasting, kiddie rides, vendor shows and extra . Open Thursday by means of Sunday, the village additionally gives basic vacation films proven on the 16,000 sq. foot Speedway TV.

Speedway TV will convey a wide range of vacation favorites to life, and households could have the right view as they watch their favourite Christmas films, all whereas connecting by means of their automotive stereo to a devoted low-frequency FM station to dial within the sound. Snacks and refreshments can be out there for buy close by on the spectacular indoor Christmas Village.

“Spending time with the household is as a lot part of the vacation custom as leaving out Christmas cookies for Santa,” stated Greg Walter, govt vp and common supervisor of Charlotte Motor Speedway. “What higher strategy to get into the vacation spirit than packing the household within the automotive, having fun with the twinkling of hundreds of thousands of vacation lights and watching a basic vacation drive-in film on some of the world’s largest HDTVs.”

Queen Metropolis Information film nights kick off this weekend. As Speedway Christmas opens for the season this weekend, guests can lastly settle the talk over whether or not or not ‘Die Onerous’ is a Christmas film and get acquainted with the Hallmark basic ‘The Vacation’, when excellent double characteristic.

Under is the schedule of upcoming Speedway Christmas film nights:

  • November 18-20: “Die Onerous” and “The Vacation”, introduced by Bojangles
  • November 24-27: “Christmas Holidays”, introduced by CookOut
  • December 1-4: “The Grinch”, introduced by Meals Lion
  • December 8-11: “Elf”, introduced by AutoBell
  • December 15-18: “A Christmas Story”, introduced by CookOut
  • 19 Dec-Dec 25: “The Polar Specific”, introduced by Lidl
  • 29 Dec-Jan 1: “Residence Alone”, introduced by Coca-Cola Consolidated

Speedway Christmas opens Friday, November 18, with over 4 million fascinating LED lights alongside a 3.75-mile course that takes visitors across the legendary monitor, by means of the infield and beneath the concourse. These lights can be synchronized with the joyful Christmas music that visitors can sing by means of their automotive stereos whereas driving by means of this epic spectacle. Along with the lights, the Christmas Village is again and higher than ever for 2022. Guests can take a photograph with Santa, sponsored by CookOut; take a 360-degree selfie in Victory Lane, sponsored by Atrium Well being; or get a head begin on vacation buying with native artisans and distributors on web site. The Christmas Village is open from Thursday to Sunday night and all Christmas week.


Speedway Christmas can be open nightly from November 18 by means of January 16, aside from restricted non-public bookings and Christmas Eve. Tickets are bought per car, beginning at $30 Monday by means of Wednesday and $40 Thursday by means of Sunday. Prospects can skip the queues and keep away from visitors with the Quick Move lane, accessible from Morehead Street on the P entrance. The Quick Move lane is open Thursday by means of Sunday and prices $70 per car.

The primary 250 automobiles to go to the present on opening night time can be admitted free courtesy of Ely Lilly; the primary 250 automobiles on Saturday and Sunday will obtain a commemorative Speedway Christmas ornament courtesy of Atrium Well being.

Tickets can be found on-line at or on the door on the entrance.


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