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NASCAR Hall of Fame Delivers HALLiday Cheer This December
December 03, 2013
Gift Ideas, Ultimate Holiday Admission Package, UnDeck the Hall and more
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Dec. 3, 2013) – The NASCAR Hall of Fame is revving up for the HALLiday season with exciting, one-of-a-kind gift ideas and family-friendly fun throughout December. Guests can steer the family to the NASCAR Hall of Fame to enjoy high-octane adventures at the interactive, entertainment attraction along with a day of ice skating at WBT’s Holiday on Ice. While at the Hall, guests can stock up on the ultimate gift for the NASCAR fan in the family with tickets to the historic Class of 2014 Induction Ceremony on Wednesday, Jan. 29.
WBT's Holiday on Ice (Friday, Nov. 22 - Sunday, Jan. 5)
WBT’s Holiday on Ice brings an outdoor ice skating rink to the heart of Uptown on the NASCAR Hall of Fame Plaza. Perfect for families, romantic dates or fun outings with friends, WBT’s Holiday on Ice has become a beloved holiday tradition in Charlotte. Open now through Jan. 5, lace up those skates to glide along more than 7,000 square feet of ice with an incredible view of the city skyline. And don’t miss a special visit from Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus Dec. 14, 20 and 24. Admission to WBT’s Holiday on Ice is $9 if you bring your own skates and $12 with skate rentals.
UnDeck the Hall (Thursday, Dec. 26)
After St. Nick has come and gone, race over to the NASCAR Hall of Fame beginning Dec. 26 to help UnDeck the Hall. Visitors get to choose one free NASCAR-themed item from a display of festive trees in the Theater Lobby decked out with autographed memorabilia, die-cast cars, ornaments and other secret surprises. An admission ticket to the Hall is required for access to UnDeck the Hall, which will continue until supplies run out. The NASCAR-themed items are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Belk Bowl Battle of the Bands (Friday, Dec. 27)
Charlotte is continuing a holiday tradition with two championship football games that have quickly become signature events for the region. The Dr Pepper ACC Championship and Belk Bowl return to Bank of America Stadium Dec. 7 and 28. While fans are in town cheering on their favorite team, they can get revved up for the game with a visit to the NASCAR Hall of Fame. And on Dec. 27, fans are invited to the NASCAR Hall of Fame Plaza for the Belk Bowl Battle of the Bands, where each school’s marching band will put on a spirit-filled show and compete for the most cheers.
Glory Road 2.0 Unveil (Saturday, Jan. 11)
The holidays may have wrapped up by January, but the NASCAR Hall of Fame has one more gift for fans to open. Glory Road, which features 18 historic stock cars encircling the Great Hall, has served as one of the most prominent focal points since the Hall opened in 2010. The exhibit will undergo a complete revamp with 18 new cars making December the last chance to see the inaugural Glory Road exhibit. Glory Road 2.0 will be unveiled to the public on Saturday, Jan. 11 and will feature six generations of premier series race cars that have been driven and built by some of the sport’s most celebrated drivers, owners and mechanics.
Gift Ideas for the Gear Head
Coca-Cola Ultimate Holiday Package ($38)
This holiday season, Coca-Cola has partnered with the NASCAR Hall of Fame to offer a limited-time holiday package that includes admission to the NASCAR Hall of Fame; unlimited simulator rides; an audio tour featuring more than 45 behind-the-scenes stories of artifacts on display; a NASCAR Hall of Fame lanyard; sandwich, chips and a Coke from the Pit Stop Café; a “Lights. Camera. NASCAR” souvenir cup; and a limited-edition Coca-Cola/NASCAR Hall of Fame stainless steel ornament. The package is a $59 value for only $38. This special offer is available beginning Dec. 5 while supplies last. The Coca-Cola Ultimate Holiday Package is the only way to experience the NASCAR Hall of Fame during the holidays.
Class of 2014 Induction Ceremony Tickets (starting at $45)
For the NASCAR fan who has visions of brake drums dancing in their gear heads, a ticket to the momentous Class of 2014 Induction Ceremony is an unforgettable present that provides memories that last a lifetime. The prestigious event set for Wednesday, Jan. 29 features presentations about each inductee from prominent members of the NASCAR community. The highlight of the event is the official induction of the Class of 2014 inductees: Tim Flock, Jack Ingram, Dale Jarrett, Maurice Petty and Fireball Roberts. Tickets start at $45 and also include admission to the NASCAR Hall of Fame and a NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2014 Yearbook. Tickets can be purchased calling (800) 745-3000 or at nascarhall.com.
Tickets to the NASCAR Hall of Fame can be purchased by calling (877) 231-2010 or at nascarhall.com. Admission is $19.95 for adults, $17.95 for seniors and military, $12.95 for children 5-12 and free for children younger than 5. Memberships are available starting at $25 for children and $50 for adults. The NASCAR Hall of Fame is open daily 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and is closed on Christmas Day. For more details, visit nascarhall.com. Up-to-the-minute updates are available at facebook.com/nascarhall or by following @NASCARHall on Twitter.
About the NASCAR Hall of Fame
Conveniently located in Uptown Charlotte, N.C., the 150,000-square-foot NASCAR Hall of Fame is an interactive, entertainment attraction honoring the history and heritage of NASCAR. The high-tech venue, designed to educate and entertain race fans and non-fans alike, opened May 11, 2010, and includes artifacts, hands-on exhibits, a 278-person state-of-the-art theater, Hall of Honor, Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant, NASCAR Hall of Fame Gear Shop and NASCAR Productions-operated broadcast studio. The venue is open 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. seven days a week and has an attached parking garage on Brevard Street. The five-acre site also includes a privately developed 19-story office tower and 102,000-square-foot expansion to the Charlotte Convention Center, highlighted by a 40,000 square-foot ballroom. The NASCAR Hall of Fame is owned by the City of Charlotte, licensed by NASCAR and operated by the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority. nascarhall.com