If you are looking for something to enhance your holiday spirit, the Charlotte Motor Speedway Christmas lights extravaganza and village may be just the thing.Visitors are treated to more than 800 displays with more than 3 million lights as they drive from ZMax Dragway, through the parking and campground areas and into the infield of the speedway. The Speedway Christmas Village in the infield includes a live nativity scene in Bethlehem Village, a petting zoo, games, vendors where you can get hot cocoa and smores before seeing Santa for a quick picture. For $20.00 per car, up to 8 passengers, you can drive through the light displays and stop at the Speedway Christmas Village. The light extravaganza and Christmas Village are open from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. daily, except for being closed on Christmas day, through Dec. 30. Marty Price
Friday, Dec. 21, 2012
Speedway lights display offers variety
More than 800 displays brighten the grounds
Trees made of lights line the street at the Charlotte Motor Speedway Christmas light show and village that will be open through Dec. 30.
Fairy tale references can be seen in this display at the Charlotte Motor Speedway Christmas light show and village.
Some said it was Pete's dragon and others called it Nessie (the Loch Ness Monster) as they cruise by this display at the Charlotte Motor Speedway Christmas light show.
Members of the Friendship Baptist Church, from left, David Canfield, Justin Tallent, Zachary Winebrenner, Chris Poulos and Brittany Winebrenner create a live nativity scene.
Friendship Baptist Church members Chris Poulos (Joseph) and Brittany Winebrenner ( Mary) participate in a live nativity scene at the Charlotte Motor Speedway.
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