Join Us at Our 10th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting December 9th
A festive night culminates with the illumination of our Christmas Tree on December 9th.
The holiday season is just around the corner and Richmond International Raceway is ringing in the most joyous time of year at its 10th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Monday, December 9 at 6:30 p.m. The festive evening includes an illumination of the track’s Christmas tree, music and fun for the entire family, as well as a visit from the jolly old elf.The event takes place on Richmond International Raceway’s front yard, located at 600 East Laburnum Avenue (corner of Laburnum Ave. and Richmond-Henrico Turnpike/Meadowbridge Rd.).
Students from Laburnum Elementary School will provide tree decorations and musical entertainment. Students from L. Douglas Wilder Middle School will also provide decorations. The Henrico High School Mighty Marching Warrior Band will perform, as well. Additionally, Henrico High School’s football boosters will serve complimentary hot chocolate and cookies.
Attendees are encouraged to bring items for the Central Virginia Foodbank food drive and the Marine Toys for Tots toy drive. Richmond International Raceway will match all food and toy donations received at the track, can-for-can and toy-for-toy.
The Christmas tree will remain lit each night through Christmas Day.
RIR waves the green flag on its 2014 season April 25 & 26, highlighted by the TOYOTA OWNERS 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race and the ToyotaCare 250 NASCAR Nationwide Series race. Fans who purchased tickets to the September 2013 NASCAR weekend at RIR received a renewal invitation this month. Renewal benefits include a savings on each ticket purchased, opportunity to keep and add additional seats, or relocate seats before the general public. Tickets go on sale January 15, 2014, but fans who subscribe to receive promotional e-mails can purchase two days early. Click here to subscribe.
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