‘Gift of Lights’ returns to Atlanta Motor Speedway


The Gift of Lights holiday light spectacular, one of the largest and most affordable holiday light exhibits in Metro Atlanta, is underway at Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS) through Saturday, Jan. 3.

It features a two-mile drive-through course with more than two million LED lights, numerous light displays and a plethora of special promotional nights.

This year’s route takes visitors into the Atlanta Motor Speedway infield and onto a portion of the 1.54-mile oval racing surface.

Throughout the six weeks of Gift of Lights, family-friendly promotional nights are scheduled to enhance the visitor experience and include:

Nov. 28: Classic Car Night. Visitors can save $3 on admission per car when visiting Gift of Lights in a classic car.

Dec. 5: Champion Windows of Atlanta Santa Hat Giveaway Night. The first 500 kids 12 and under will receive a free Santa hat courtesy of Champion Window.

Dec. 12: Great Clips Christmas Ornament Giveaway Night. The first 500 cars through the entrance will receive a free Christmas ornament courtesy of Great Clips.

Dec. 19: NASCAR Night. Visitors can save $3 on admission per car adorned with NASCAR decorations.

Dec. 26: Re-gift Night. Visitors can save $3 on admission per car with the donation of an unwanted gift valued over $5. All gifts will be donated to charity.

Attendees will also have the opportunity to meet and take photos with Santa in the AMS ticket office for free from 6-10 p.m. on Dec. 5 and 6, Dec. 12 and 13, and Dec. 19 and 20.

In partnership with Speedway Children’s Charities, AMS has teamed up with Toys for Tots to offer visitors a $3 discount per car on admission with the donation of a new or unopened toy each night through Dec. 19.

Gift of Lights show hours are 6-9 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 6-10 p.m. Friday through Sunday and holidays.

Cost of entrance is $15 per car (six passengers or less) Monday through Thursday and $20 per car (six passengers or less) Friday through Sunday and holidays.

Vans and buses are admitted for $15 plus $1 per passenger Monday through Thursday and $20 plus $1 per passenger Friday through Sunday and holidays.

Tickets are available at the Gift of Lights entrance or can be easily purchased online. Online customers will receive a $2 discount per vehicle.

Additionally, visitors can receive up to $5 off admission per car by purchasing tickets in advance at any Atlanta-area Walgreens location. Special discount offers and promotions cannot be combined.

For more information, visit www.atlantamotorspeedway.com or call Atlanta Motor Speedway at 770-946-4211.