March 21, 2012
Second annual event brings new challenges, contests and special activities Saturday, March 24 – Monday. April 9
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (March 21, 2012) – Visitors can break out with spring fever and family fun at the NASCAR Hall of Fame during the second annual Spring Break from the Ordinary, Saturday, March 24 – Monday, April 9.
With new special events and activities, Spring Break From the Ordinary offers students and their parents “Grade A” entertainment with scavenger hunts, racing simulator competitions, pit crew challenges, crafts, video game competitions plus more than 50 hands-on exhibits at the 150,000 square-foot entertainment facility.
“The NASCAR Hall of Fame offers an experience unlike any other in this region,” said Winston Kelley, executive director of the facility. “Families will find the educational quality of a museum and cutting-edge interactives perfect for today’s gamer generation. A visit to the Hall certainly will be a break from the ordinary with contests and competitions where everyone in the family will be engaged in a variety of special activities.”
In a class by itself, Spring Break From the Ordinary features daily physical challenges and games for students (K-12). Each day during Spring Break From the Ordinary guests have a chance to compete in a number of high-octane activities and contests for prizes including NASCAR memorabilia, K’NEX building sets, Spin Master toy cars, NASCAR Hall of Fame Memberships and more.
Students can compete for prizes in a variety of challenges and then check-in at the prize redemption booth to collect their winnings.
Tickets to the NASCAR Hall of Fame can be purchased by calling 877-231-2010 or at www.NASCARHall.com. Special local rate for NC and SC residents $15.95 for adults, $14.95 for seniors and $9.95 for children available through Saturday, March 31. General 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. Annual 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. For updates and details about the NASCAR Hall of Fame, guests can visit www.NASCARHall.com, www.Facebook.com/NASCARHall or @NASCARHall on Twitter.
About 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. It was the second highest attended sports hall of fame in American its opening year. 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, 278-person state-of-the-art theater, Hall of Honor, Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant, NASCAR Hall of Fame Gear Shop and NASCAR Media Group-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. www.NASCARHall.com.