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Speedway In Lights 5K

The annual Speedway in Lights 5k race and walk is a preholiday race and family tradition! This is one of the largest 5k races in the area. Bring the kids and create some memories.  This NIGHT TIME SUNDAY EVENING race will run through the dazzling Christmas Light displays; along the Bristol dragway; and finish inside Bristol Motor Speedway.

Character Night

Stop by Christmas Village to meet some of your favorite characters!
Different characters will be present each Wednesday from 6pm-8pm.
Follow Bristol Motor Speedway on Facebook to see who will be there!

Tickets & Directions

Tickets can be purchased at the gate when you arrive. Please see the Schedule for times and prices.

FOR GOOGLE MAP DIRECTIONS to SPEEDWAY IN LIGHTS ENTRANCE – CLICK HERE

 

Schedule

Dec
10
Mon
Speedway in Lights
Dec 10 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Presented by Bristol Chapter of Speedway Children’s Charities, The Pinnacle Speedway in Lights Powered By TVA is the largest holiday light show in the South. Speedway in Lights benefits programs and organizations supporting the needs of children in the Tri-Cities region by producing one of the largest holiday light shows in the country. A route of approximately four miles and two million lights provides entertainment for thousands and raises money for children charities in and around the region. COST/ADMISSION: Cars – $15 Sunday through Thursday; $20 Friday and Saturday Activity vans – $30 (each night) Buses – $100 each night (Open nightly 6pm-10pm) IMPORTANT INFORMATION: CHANGE TO ENTRANCE! A new entrance/route (introduced in 2012) for the event gives visitors a fresh look at The Pinnacle Speedway In Lights as they begin their drive-through trek at the Bristol Dragway entrance, on Hwy. 394; NOT the South entrance of the Speedway on Volunteer Parkway
Dec
11
Tue
Speedway in Lights
Dec 11 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Presented by Bristol Chapter of Speedway Children’s Charities, The Pinnacle Speedway in Lights Powered By TVA is the largest holiday light show in the South. Speedway in Lights benefits programs and organizations supporting the needs of children in the Tri-Cities region by producing one of the largest holiday light shows in the country. A route of approximately four miles and two million lights provides entertainment for thousands and raises money for children charities in and around the region. COST/ADMISSION: Cars – $15 Sunday through Thursday; $20 Friday and Saturday Activity vans – $30 (each night) Buses – $100 each night (Open nightly 6pm-10pm) IMPORTANT INFORMATION: CHANGE TO ENTRANCE! A new entrance/route (introduced in 2012) for the event gives visitors a fresh look at The Pinnacle Speedway In Lights as they begin their drive-through trek at the Bristol Dragway entrance, on Hwy. 394; NOT the South entrance of the Speedway on Volunteer Parkway
BMS Express
Dec 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
BMS Express
Back for it’s fourth year at Speedway in Lights is The BMS Express! Northeast State Community College partners with Speedway in Lights to transform a school bus into The BMS Express. Kids will delight in our version of the Polar Express. Enjoy hot chocolate and cookies as you experience the region’s favorite holiday tradition in a brand new way. Tuesdays & Thursdays at 6:30 PM Cost is $10/person Advanced reservations are recommended. Call 423-989-6900 for more information or to book your trip today!
Dec
12
Wed
Speedway in Lights
Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Presented by Bristol Chapter of Speedway Children’s Charities, The Pinnacle Speedway in Lights Powered By TVA is the largest holiday light show in the South. Speedway in Lights benefits programs and organizations supporting the needs of children in the Tri-Cities region by producing one of the largest holiday light shows in the country. A route of approximately four miles and two million lights provides entertainment for thousands and raises money for children charities in and around the region. COST/ADMISSION: Cars – $15 Sunday through Thursday; $20 Friday and Saturday Activity vans – $30 (each night) Buses – $100 each night (Open nightly 6pm-10pm) IMPORTANT INFORMATION: CHANGE TO ENTRANCE! A new entrance/route (introduced in 2012) for the event gives visitors a fresh look at The Pinnacle Speedway In Lights as they begin their drive-through trek at the Bristol Dragway entrance, on Hwy. 394; NOT the South entrance of the Speedway on Volunteer Parkway
Santa’s Speedway Sleigh
Dec 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Santa's Speedway Sleigh

Santa’s Speedway Sleigh is an open air tram ride decked out with cozy blankets and a BMS staff member to be your tram host and tour guide through the lights. Tram includes a 30 minute stop in Christmas Village and a bag of marshmallows to roast.

Cost is $8/person Advanced reservations are recommended. 423-989-6900
Dec
13
Thu
Santa’s Shortcut (Christmas Village Access only)
Dec 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Guests may visit the popular Christmas Village presented by Eastman Credit Union to tour Santa’s workshop, enjoy Christmas carolers, holiday shop with multiple vendors, hop on some great carnival rides and take photos with your favorite characters. On five special nights this year guests can take “Santa’s Shortcut” for direct access to Christmas Village without having to tour the full light display. Those nights are Nov. 29, Dec. 6, Dec. 13, Dec. 27 and Jan. 3. “Santa’s Shortcut” is $5 per person and those guests will enter at the North Entrance and proceed to ticket booth #9. Children 2 and under – FREE Enter at the North entrance and proceed up the hill to ticket booth #9.  
Speedway in Lights
Dec 13 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Presented by Bristol Chapter of Speedway Children’s Charities, The Pinnacle Speedway in Lights Powered By TVA is the largest holiday light show in the South. Speedway in Lights benefits programs and organizations supporting the needs of children in the Tri-Cities region by producing one of the largest holiday light shows in the country. A route of approximately four miles and two million lights provides entertainment for thousands and raises money for children charities in and around the region. COST/ADMISSION: Cars – $15 Sunday through Thursday; $20 Friday and Saturday Activity vans – $30 (each night) Buses – $100 each night (Open nightly 6pm-10pm) IMPORTANT INFORMATION: CHANGE TO ENTRANCE! A new entrance/route (introduced in 2012) for the event gives visitors a fresh look at The Pinnacle Speedway In Lights as they begin their drive-through trek at the Bristol Dragway entrance, on Hwy. 394; NOT the South entrance of the Speedway on Volunteer Parkway
BMS Express
Dec 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
BMS Express
Back for it’s fourth year at Speedway in Lights is The BMS Express! Northeast State Community College partners with Speedway in Lights to transform a school bus into The BMS Express. Kids will delight in our version of the Polar Express. Enjoy hot chocolate and cookies as you experience the region’s favorite holiday tradition in a brand new way. Tuesdays & Thursdays at 6:30 PM Cost is $10/person Advanced reservations are recommended. Call 423-989-6900 for more information or to book your trip today!
Dec
14
Fri
Speedway in Lights
Dec 14 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Presented by Bristol Chapter of Speedway Children’s Charities, The Pinnacle Speedway in Lights Powered By TVA is the largest holiday light show in the South. Speedway in Lights benefits programs and organizations supporting the needs of children in the Tri-Cities region by producing one of the largest holiday light shows in the country. A route of approximately four miles and two million lights provides entertainment for thousands and raises money for children charities in and around the region. COST/ADMISSION: Cars – $15 Sunday through Thursday; $20 Friday and Saturday Activity vans – $30 (each night) Buses – $100 each night (Open nightly 6pm-10pm) IMPORTANT INFORMATION: CHANGE TO ENTRANCE! A new entrance/route (introduced in 2012) for the event gives visitors a fresh look at The Pinnacle Speedway In Lights as they begin their drive-through trek at the Bristol Dragway entrance, on Hwy. 394; NOT the South entrance of the Speedway on Volunteer Parkway
Dec
15
Sat
Jingle Bell Lane (Fast Pass)
Dec 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Want to bypass traffic lines at Speedway in Lights? Now you can! Jingle Bell Lane Presented By CenturyLink is our new fast-pass option to enhance your experience if you are in a hurry. Cost: $45 (Car)/ $55 (Van) Time:  (20 cars every thirty minutes) 6pm-6:30pm, 6:30pm-7pm, 7pm-7:30pm, 7:30pm-8pm, 8pm-8:30pm, 8:30pm-9pm, 9pm-9:30pm, 9:30pm-10pm) Entrance:  Dragway Entrance, straight ahead to the ticket booth (do not turn right on the access rd.)

Nightly Sponsors

Sunday – The Pinnacle – Bring your Pinnacle merchant receipt to Speedway in Lights on Sunday nights to receive $2 off the price of admission

Monday – WCYB – Print your $2 off coupon from the WCYB website. Good for Monday nights only.

Tuesday – Beef O’Brady’s – Bring your Beef O’Brady’s receipt to Speedway in Lights for $2 off admission on Tuesdays.

Wednesday – Military Night and Hardees – Present a Hardees receipt or a valid military ID on Wednesdays to receive $2 off price of admission to Speedway in Lights.

Thursday – Tele-Optics – Find a $2 off coupon on Tele-Optics website good for use on Thursday nights.

Character Nights are every Wednesday – Visit The Pinnacle Speedway in Lights each Wednesday to see who our special characters will be.