Richmond International Raceway Hosting Inaugural Spring Festival Saturday, April 10

Event Is Free and Open to the Public

Spring Festival

The Spring Festival features egg hunts for children of all ages!

Now that the flowers are blooming and the grass is growing, Richmond International Raceway is celebrating the return of the Spring season with its inaugural Spring Festival. Everyone is invited to come to this free event Saturday, April 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., for lots of family-friendly activities!

This fun-filled event features:  

·          Candy-filled egg hunts for children, ages 0-12 (times listed below)

·          Petting zoo, featuring an alpaca, sheep, goat, rabbit, pony, pig, chicken and ducks

·          Complimentary snacks: cookies, popcorn, cotton candy, lemonade and water

·          Hot dogs, hamburgers, chips and sodas will be available for purchase

·          Face painting and balloon artist

·          Moonbounce

·          Musical entertainment provided by CRUSHED

·          Richmond International Raceway Pace Car

·          Games, including bowling, bean bag toss and ladder golf

·          Henrico County Police car

·          Henrico County Fire Department truck

·          Displays, exhibits and giveaways from:

o     Richmond Flying Squirrels (with appearance by Nutzy, 1:00-2:00 p.m.)

 

o       Radio Disney

o     Big Brothers Big Sisters

o     Richmond Revolution

o     Richmond Kickers (with Kickeroo)

o     AMF Bowling (with Tommy Ten Pin)

o     Virginia 529 College Savings Plan

 

o      Henrico County PAL

Attendees are asked to enter the property at Gate 4, located off of Laburnum Avenue near Carolina Avenue. This event is free and open to the public.

If your family-friendly company is interested in participating with a display or exhibit, please contact Richie Denzler, Manager of Community & Public Relations at Richmond International Raceway: 804-228-7507 or rdenzler@rir.com .

Egg Hunt Times:

11:00 a.m.-11:20 a.m. (0-3 years old)

11:20 a.m.-11:40 a.m. (4-7 years old)

11:40 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (8-12 years old)

1:00 p.m.-1:20 p.m. (0-3 years old)

1:20 p.m.-1:40 p.m. (4-7 years old)

1:40 p.m.-2:00 p.m. (8-12 years old)

 

About Richmond International Raceway:

Richmond International Raceway, known as America’s Premier Short Track, offers great night racing action and a commitment to the fan experience. One of the most popular facilities among drivers and fans in all of motorsports, Richmond International Raceway annually hosts all of its major events, two NASCAR Doubleheader weekends featuring the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and NASCAR Nationwide Series, under the lights on a ¾-mile D-Shaped oval. The unique layout traditionally produces exciting side-by-side racing, yet drivers reach high enough speeds for a superspeedway feel. Combined with first-class amenities and a focus on the fans, guests at Richmond International Raceway can expect to experience what “Racing Perfection” truly is. For tickets to events at Richmond International Raceway, call 866-455-RACE or visit www.rir.com online.

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