Description: Glittering Lights at Las Vegas Motor Speedway is Nevada's largest drive-through Christmas light show with millions of LED lights and hundreds of sparkling light displays. Glittering Lights is back for its 13th season and its third year at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. With more than one million lights along a 2.5-mile course, the festive holiday event brings a smile to everyone’s face year after year. In addition to being the largest light tunnel in the world, Glittering Lights also features attractions such as Avenue of Trees and a NASCAR Scene. .
Location: Las Vegas Motor Speedway
7000 Las Vegas Blvd. N
Las Vegas, NV 89115
(10 minutes from Downtown Las Vegas)
Dates: Nov. 16, 2012 – Jan. 6, 2013
Event Times: Monday through Thursday 5:30 – 9 p.m.
Friday through Sunday 5:30 – 10 p.m.
Price: Monday through Thursday – $15 per car
Friday through Sunday 5:30 – 10 p.m. – $20 per car
By the Numbers: 25,000-30,000 vehicles anticipated
150,000 visitors anticipated
30 million social networking impressions are projected
More than one million LED lights
More than 450 animated and sparkling displays
First 15,000 vehicles will receive a gift bag
Charity: Goodwill of Southern Nevada will have the exclusive offer of $2 off a Glittering Lights ticket with a donation of gently used items. The coupon can be obtained at any of their 30 drop off location beginning in November or at the entrance of Glittering Lights. This is the longest running donation site for Goodwill of Southern Nevada.
Speedway Children's Charities (SCC) receives $2 from each purchased ticket to Glittering Lights. SCC provides funding for hundreds of children's charities throughout southern Nevada that meet the direct needs of children. From educational support to the basic need of a coat or a simple meal, SCC's vision is that every child has the same opportunities no matter what obstacle they are facing.
In December 2011, SCC awarded more than $260,000 to 46 local children's charities in Southern Nevada. Visit scclasvegas.org to learn more.
Boy Scouts of Southern Nevada receive all proceeds generated by the sale of hot chocolate and cider during the holiday spectacular at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Purchase: Tickets can be purchased online http://glitteringlightslasvegas.com/tickets, any Walgreens or at the entrance of Glittering Lights.
Online Sources: Glittering Lights: http://glitteringlightslasvegas.com
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Friend Glittering Lights on Facebook: facebook.com/glitteringlights