Summer has officially begun and what better way to celebrate than sharing some of the fan experiences we have lined up for the Gander Outdoors 400 weekend. Bring the whole family and enjoy some fun in the summer sun with these great events!
Fan Fest Returns – Pocono Raceway will host its second annual Fan Fest during the Gander Outdoors 400 race weekend. The event will feature eight Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers and will be held at our Infield Block Party Stage from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. ET on Friday, July 27th!
Kids Are FREE– Kids, ages 12 and under, are FREE on both Friday and Saturday of race weekend here at ‘The Tricky Triangle.’ Half-priced Sunday tickets are also available for children by Clicking Here
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Garage Access and Autograph Session – A big thanks to our pals at NASCAR as we will open the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series garage starting at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, July 27th. A Pit/Paddock Pass is required to attend for Friday Grandstand ticket holders and this event is open for all campers, on a first-come, first-serve basis. Wristband distribution for Friday Grandstand ticket holders will begin at 12 Noon at the Pocono Raceway tent in the Paddock. Don’t have your Pit/Paddock pass yet? Click Here to Buy Now!
Kids Drive NASCAR Kicks Off – Gander Outdoors 400 weekend kicks off NASCAR’s “Kids Drive NASCAR” campaign. As a part of the festivities kids may have the opportunity to take part in exclusive experiences including live Kids vs. Drivers challenges, attend driver and crew chief meetings, autograph sessions, and receive behind-the-scenes garage tours. Lehigh Valley Children’s Hospital Kids Club members usually get first dibs to all these events so visit www.poconoraceway.com/kidsclub for more details!
Lehigh Valley Children’s Hospital Kids Day – Join us for our 11th annual Lehigh Valley Children’s Hospital Kids Day on Saturday, July 28. Kids Day includes a number of FREE activities including face painting, bounce houses, mascots, photo booths, educational/community activities and more. All activities and entertainment are FREE for kids (ages 12 and under) and FREE for adults with Saturday Gate Admission ticket. Click Here to learn more.
Infield Block Party – All campers are invited to the Infield Block Party on Friday, July 27 starting at 5 p.m. ET. There will be live music and entertainment for all ages. For those not camping we open the Block Party to the public on Saturday, July 28. To enter the infield, head to the Gate 1 Tunnel located off Long Pond Road starting at 5 p.m. ET. A donation of $10, per car load, to our local fire company gives you access to all the fun. Visit our schedule page for future updates including the musical acts performing during Friday and Saturday’s Infield Block Party. Finally do not forget about our epic fireworks show!
Youth Autograph Session – Bubba Wallace, Paul Menard and Erik Jones will be on hand for the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Youth Autograph Session on Sunday, July 29th at a time to be determined. The event will take place behind Victory Circle Club, so Pit/Paddock Passes will be required. Wristband distribution will be at the same location at 8:00 a.m.
Visit the Pocono Raceway schedule page at www.poconoraceway.com/schedule for updates and for future event weekend announcements.
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