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JOLIET, Ill. (January 8, 2019) — Chicagoland Speedway announced today that a Carnival will be added to the growing line-up of fan enhancements during the NASCAR Festival Weekend June 27-30.
The carnival, a first at Chicagoland Speedway, will be set up in Champions Park, the ultimate pre-race fan experience in a park-like atmosphere with live entertainment and interactive displays, will be open Friday through Sunday. There will be family-friendly rides, multiple youth attractions and games including bumper cars, a Tilt-A-Whirl, Ferris wheel and more.
“This is the first of many exciting announcements which will significantly enhance the guest experience for our NASCAR Festival Weekend,” said Chicagoland Speedway President, Scott Paddock. “As we celebrate summer with our fans, we are excited to debut the carnival as part of the weekend’s festivities. We will showcase some of the staple components that come to mind as part of a quintessential summer festival.”
“Fantasy Amusements is excited to bring the very first carnival to Chicagoland Speedway’s NASCAR event. With the weekend’s family-friendly atmosphere, a carnival is a perfect addition,” said Bill Johnson, president, Fantasy Amusements.
Starting today, unlimited, single-day $20 wristbands will be available for pre-sale through June 21.
Click the links below to purchase your wristband!
Listen to Director of Communications, Denny Hartwig talk with Scott Slocum from 1340 WJOL about the carnival!
Select sections at Chicagoland Speedway offer free kids tickets for the races held Thursday through Saturday. Log on to ChicagolandSpeedway.com for more information.
The complete 2019 NASCAR schedule at Chicagoland Speedway is as follows:
The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Weekend
Thursday, June 27 ARCA Racing Series
Friday, June 28 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series
Saturday, June 29 NASCAR Xfinity Series
Sunday, June 30 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series
To purchase tickets to any 2019 Chicagoland Speedway event, visit us online at www.ChicagolandSpeedway.com, call 888-629-RACE (7223), download the Chicagoland Speedway mobile app, visit the Chicagoland Speedway Administrative office or stop by the box office on the day of the event.
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