The Country 500 camping experience at Daytona International Speedway will transport you into a unique festival community unto itself. Those lucky enough to reserve Country 500 infield camping will have the opportunity to live in the heart of a great music festival, with the ability to stroll from your campsite to the festival’s stages, food and beverage offerings, and other activities with ease.
Aside from the names you know, take this opportunity to introduce yourself with the future of country music as exciting rising artists like Clare Dunn, Brothers Osborne and Brooke Eden will be performing.
Try finding a festival lineup with a better combination of country groups than Lady Antebellum and Little Big Town. The two have combined for 10 Grammy wins, 15 ACM awards and 13 CMA awards. With nine #1 singles between the two groups, there will be plenty of hit songs played all day long.
There are so many bonafide superstars performing at the Country that they probably deserve their own top 10 list. There’s something for everyone as country music pioneers Willie Nelson and Dwight Yoakam bring over 80 years of combined ears of music experience, while Kid Rock, Florida George Line and Jason Aldean all bring their unique sound. Don’t forget about former CMA Performer of the Year Luke Bryan and Chris Stapleton, winner of two Grammy awards in 2016.
As Country 500 performer Lady Antebellum says there’s “Nothin’ Like The First Time”. There will only be one inaugural Country 500 experience, so act now and guarantee a spot at this historic event.
Florida Georgia Line musician Brian Kelley was born at Halifax Health Medical Center, with the frontstretch of Daytona International Speedway in sight and attended Seabreeze High School– just mere minutes from the World Center of Racing. The member of the award-winning duo remembers going to Daytona International Speedway as a boy to watch races and is excited for a return home.
"It's a dream come true to play a show of this scale back home," Brian said of the Country 500. "The energy here is undeniable and unlike anything else." –Brian Kelley
Fans at the festival will also have the opportunity to get up close and personal with some of their favorite country stars at artist meet-and-greets at two locations inside Sprint FANZONE.
If you’ve never been to Daytona International Speedway, you’re missing out on an American icon. This festival will put you right in the middle of all the history and heritage that’s made this place world-famous. No other music festival in the world can claim such a distinctive and historical site as its venue. Be here as the Country 500 transforms racing’s greatest venue into a festival-goer’s dream.
Wide Variety of Food
This isn’t your average festival food. At the Country 500, scheduling your meals for three days can sometimes be tougher than trying to figure out what acts you’re going to see. The plethora of food will certainly entice hungry guests, with choices including tantalizing breakfast sandwiches, lobster mac & cheese, a wide variety of burgers and barbeque, fresh frozen smoothies and so much more. There are options available for everyone to enjoy the delicious food and thirst-quenching drinks.
If you think music is all the Country 500 has to offer, think again. DAYTONA’s infield with be filled with all sorts of activities for guests including a beach house fun area, carcade, a Ferris Wheel, Toyota's Ride and Driver Experiencea crafts marketplace and more!
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