Richmond International Raceway's 7th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Set for Tuesday, December 7
The holiday season is just around the corner and Richmond International Raceway is ringing in the most joyous time of year at its Seventh Annual Christmas Tree Lighting on Tuesday, December 7 at 6:30 p.m. The festive evening includes an illumination of the track’s Christmas tree, music and fun for the entire family. WRIC-TV8 meterologist Matt Dinardo will serve as master of ceremonies.
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 also 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 holiday tree will remain lit each night through Christmas Day.