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Magic Of Lights returns to illuminate Daytona International Speedway this Holiday Season

Start your engines and get ready to race on over to Daytona International Speedway, as the popular holiday lights extravaganza, Magic Of Lights returns to the World Center of Racing for the holidays.

Magic Of Lights returns to illuminate Daytona International Speedway

This holiday season will be even brighter, merrier and more colorful as Magic of Lights returns and transforms Daytona International Speedway into a vibrant drive-through holiday-themed light display. The festive event kicks off Nov. 17 and runs through Dec. 31.

Produced by Family Entertainment Holdings, LLC, “Magic of Lights” will return for the 7th annual year, featuring dozens of displays, festive favorites, and digital animation, all constructed with millions of individual LED lights to create a memorable holiday experience for the whole family.

“We are excited to return Magic of Lights to the Daytona community for the 7th annual year as its become apart of the local annual holiday tradition,” says Ken Hudgens, CEO of Family Entertainment Holdings, LLC. “Our innovative creative team has designed a drive-through holiday wonderland light experience that promises to dazzle and delight guests of all ages.”

“Magic of Lights brings the joy of the holiday season to life, and we love being able to share that joy at The World Center of Racing,” said Daytona International Speedway President Frank Kelleher. “We pride ourselves in being a place for friends and family to come together, and to do so in such a unique and colorful way, especially this time of year, is really special.”

Magic Of Lights returns to illuminate Daytona International Speedway

Inside the comfort of their own vehicle, guests will enjoy Magic of Lights’ classic holiday favorites including Winter Wonderland, the 12 Days of Christmas, Toyland, festive Elves and Reindeer Road. In addition to the 200 foot long Enchanting Tunnel of Lights, there will also be other new light tunnels to delight and amaze.

Other illuminated displays include the 32-foot-tall animated Mattel’s Waving Christmas Barbie®, Prehistoric Christmas featuring life sized dinosaurs celebrating the season, and the legendary BIGFOOT®Monster Truck. Created with over two million sparkling lights, Magic of Lights is a nostalgic and festive event everyone will enjoy.

Guests can also stop and take Santa photos for a magical experience.

A new augmented reality feature will be introduced this year as well to make the magical experience even more interactive.

Magic of Lights shines daily from 6pm-10pm beginning Nov. 17 through Dec. 31.

Tickets for this colorful seasonal event are on sale now, with tickets priced from $30 per vehicle.

For a complete schedule and to purchase tickets, visit

Magic Of Lights returns to illuminate Daytona International Speedway

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