No trip to Charlotte, North Carolina would be complete without a visit to the NASCAR Hall of Fame. Entertaining race enthusiasts since May 11, 2010, the NASCAR Hall of Fame is a treat for the whole family. Situated on a massive, 5-acre site, attractions include special events with NASCAR drivers, guided tours, high-tech interactive exhibits, race viewing parties, and more. The facility has something for everyone and competitive pricing for special events and conventions.
The NASCAR Hall of Fame was founded to honor and commemorate racing champions like Dale Earnhardt, Jr., Red Farmer, and Mike Stefanik. The museum includes the Hall of Honor where 70 years of NASCAR greats are honored for their contributions to the sport. The Hall of Honor showcases inductee plaques and 18 stock cars on display, including a life-size replica of Lightning McQueen. There, you can enjoy high-tech, interactive exhibits, including the iRacing driving simulator and the Pit Crew Challenge, where you can test your team-building skills for the win.
A History of NASCAR
The High Octane Theater has a 64-foot projection screen and 278 seats for racing fans to watch the most spectacular competitions of the past 70 years from NASCAR’s historic roots in Daytona to today’s most thrilling milestones. The theater includes accessibility seating so everyone can enjoy.
For the true racing fan, the Gear Shop gift store offers 5800 sq. ft. of exclusive NASCAR Hall of Fame merchandise, including driver and team-specific inventory: jackets, shirts, hats, die casts, NASCAR prints, and more. Kids can visit Champ’s Corner, where they will find Champ the Cheetah, NASCAR’s mascot, and all of his adorable gear: plushies, hats, shirts, cars, and even onesies for the littlest racing fans.
Enjoyment for the Whole Family
The NASCAR Hall of Fame boasts two restaurants, Buffalo Wild Wings Restaurant which features wings and fries, and the Pit Stop Café which features snacks and sandwiches. There’s something for everyone here.
The NASCAR Hall of Fame is a great place to have field trips and group experiences as well as to host leadership building conventions. The Great Hall has a flexible floor plan which includes a giant mural of the iconic glory road as well as 18 stock cars on display, with enough room for a banquet meal or a dance party. Additionally, a 24’ x 14’ video board can showcase your party’s logos, display graphics, and videos. The High Octane Theater lobby is perfect for catering after the event. Or enjoy the Legends Room, a conference-style meeting room with full audio-visual capabilities, including a built-in screen and projector. Build your team with collaborative interactive experiences like the Pit Crew Challenge, or focus on honing competition with 15 iRacing Simulators while onlookers watch on the 50’ screen.
With so much to offer, the NASCAR Hall of Fame is a great place to become a member. And there are some definite perks to becoming a member, including special members-only gifts, invitations to members-only events, a subscription to a members-only publication, and much more. Every trip to Charlotte should include a day at the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
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