Richmond Raceway to Host Richmond Holiday Light Show

Richmond Raceway will host families and friends from around the greater Richmond region for a family-friendly drive-through experience at the Richmond Holiday Light Show at America’s Premier Short Track. The experience opens on Friday, Nov. 19.

Dozens of displays featuring hundreds of thousands of colored lights synched to festive seasonal music will delight visitors at the Richmond Holiday Light Show. Guests will enjoy all the spectacular displays, using the latest LED technology and digital animations. Over a mile long, the experience lasts 20-25 minutes and runs on select dates from Nov. 19 through Dec. 30. Best viewed when it is dark, the show will begin nightly at 5 p.m. and stay open, on some nights, as late as 11 p.m.

“For years, Richmond Raceway has hosted families at our Community Christmas Tree, but this year we’re expanding the experience to bring fans in the facility for the Richmond Holiday Light Show,” said Dennis Bickmeier, Richmond Raceway President. “The expansive family-friendly experience will offer the community a safe, festive experience to enjoy the holidays at America’s Premier Short Track.”

To download images of the Richmond Holiday Light Show, click here. Photo credit BOLD Media.

“Every year The Holiday Light Show works to present something new and unexpected,” says Matthew Glaser, CEO of BOLD Media, the producer of The Holiday Light Show. “In Richmond, some of our favorite displays this year are the Winter Castle, Construction Scene with a 2-Story Crane, and the Icicle Tunnel. There is so much more to enjoy, but I don’t want to give away all of the surprises,” he added.

Tickets ($23 or $35 per car) are now available for purchase to the Richmond Holiday Light Show at Richmond Raceway. Tickets purchased online in advance, allowing guests the flexibility on when they choose to attend. Warm up the car and bring a thermos of hot cocoa for a festive holiday family-oriented activity. To purchase tickets and view the full calendar of dates and times, visit holidaylightshow.com.

The Richmond Holiday Light Show is managed by BOLD Media, which produces signature events and festivals including the Hollowed Harvest and Holiday Light Shows throughout the northeast. The company, which has seen significant growth in the last few years, is based on Long Island, New York.

For more information on the Richmond Holiday Light Show, visit www.richmondraceway.com/events/holidaylightshow.

2022 NASCAR Season

For the first time since 1997, NASCAR will make its first stop in the Commonwealth of Virginia at Richmond Raceway for the Toyota Spring Race Weekend on April 1-3, featuring the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour on Friday, April 1, the ToyotaCare 250 NASCAR Xfinity Series race on Saturday, April 2 at 1:30 p.m. and the 67th annual Toyota Owners 400 Cup Series race on Sunday, April 3 at 3:30 p.m.

For the first time in track history, Richmond will host a summer race weekend on Aug. 13-14, featuring the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Playoffs on Saturday, Aug. 13 at 8:00 p.m. and the Federated Auto Parts 400 Cup Series race on Sunday, Aug. 14 at 3:00 p.m.

2022 NASCAR tickets are available for purchase today via phone at 866-455-7223 or online at richmondraceway.com.

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About NASCAR

The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the sanctioning body for the No. 1 form of motorsports in the United States and owner of 16 of the nation’s major motorsports entertainment facilities. NASCAR consists of three national series (NASCAR Cup Series™, NASCAR Xfinity Series™, and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series™), four regional series (ARCA Menards Series, ARCA Menards Series East & West and the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour), one local grassroots series (NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series) and three international series (NASCAR Pinty’s Series, NASCAR Peak Mexico Series, NASCAR Whelen Euro Series). The International Motor Sports Association™ (IMSA®) governs the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship™, the premier U.S. sports car series. NASCAR also owns Motor Racing Network, Racing Electronics, and ONE DAYTONA. Based in Daytona Beach, Florida, with offices in eight cities across North America, NASCAR sanctions more than 1,200 races in more than 30 U.S. states, Canada, Mexico and Europe. For more information visit www.NASCAR.com and www.IMSA.com, and follow NASCAR on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat (‘NASCAR’).

About Richmond Raceway

Richmond Raceway is America’s Premier Short Track annually hosting two NASCAR race weekends, featuring the NASCAR Cup Series and either the NASCAR Xfinity Series or NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, on the iconic ¾-mile D-shaped oval. Richmond Raceway is a regional leader for events including sports, live music and consumer trade shows. The Richmond Raceway Complex hosts more than 200 live events over 280 event days annually including concerts with top national recording artists at Virginia Credit Union LIVE!, the region’s only covered amphitheater. For more information, visit richmondraceway.com, richmondracewaycomplex.com, or vaculive.com.