The Coke Zero 400 Powered By Coca-Cola is annually one of the best family events on the motorsports calendar. With fireworks, $20 kids seats, free UNOH Fanzone access and more, it’s no wonder why race day at DAYTONA makes for an Independence Day weekend unlike any other. With so many things to do, below is a list of fun activities for kids and adults alike as you explore Daytona International Speedway.
Children under the age of 12 are admitted FREE into the UNOH Fanzone throughout the weekend, and will have no shortage of activities to experience!
In past years, kids have enjoyed activities including rock wall climbing, inflatable and much more! On Saturday, Crayola will be making a special visit to the Kids Area for the Crayola Experience. Kids will be able to channel the power of their creativity with activity books, coloring pages, a race car photo op and buckets filled with a variety of Crayola crayons. Don’t miss out on this special one-day-only experience for your kids!
Every young racing fans looks for the opportunity to meet their heroes and fill out their autograph book. Take advantage of several opportunities to do so while you’re inside UNOH Fanzone -- the only place you are guaranteed a run-in with the driver behind the helmet. This year, autograph sessions include active drivers from NASCAR’s XFINITY Series and the heroic Medal of Honor recipients – both located under the FPL Solar Patio inside UNOH Fanzone. Driver appearances will happen throughout the stadium, UNOH Fanzone and Midway, with a majority held on the Alert Today Florida Main Stage inside UNOH Fanzone.
• June 30 @ 12pm: NASCAR XFINITY Series Autograph Session
• July 1 @ 3:30pm: Medal of Honor Recipients Autograph Session
Alert Today Florida Main Stage
• June 30 @ 3:15pm: Paul Menard, No. 27 Richard Childress Racing
• July 1 @ 3:30pm: Denny Hamlin, No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing
• July 1 @ 4:25pm: Kevin Harvick, No.4 Stewart-Haas Racing
• July 1 @ 4:45pm: Ryan Newman, No. 31 Richard Childress Racing
• July 1 @ 5:00pm: Clint Bowyer, No. 14 Stewart-Haas Racing
• July 1 @ 4:55pm: Chase Elliott, No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports
Motorsports Hall of Fame of America
For the passionate young race fan in your life, there’s The Motorsports Hall of Fame of America. Located in the Tickets and Tours Building at Daytona International Speedway, the MSHFA offers a vivid journey through the history of motorsports.
Watch as your kids can explore every motorsports you could imagine: stock cars, sports cars, motorcycles, open-wheel, drag racing, off-road, powerboat, land an d water speed record chasing – plus aviation. Be sure to save with great deals for those with a race ticket.
Special Event Pricing:
Children (6-12): $5.00
Children (5 and younger): Free
Guests with that day’s race admission ticket: $5.00
The pre-race track walk is a unique tradition that you won’t want the kids to miss out on. Watch as they make their way up the famous DAYTONA banking, making a memory that will last a lifetime by signing the start/finish line. They’ll fall in love with the sport as they experience the famous surface from a completely different, hands-on perspective. UNOH Fanzone access is required for adults.
Gatorade Victory Lane
Let your children imagine themselves as race champions. Over the course of the weekend, Gatorade Victory Lane also provides a unique opportunity to see the Coke Zero 400 trophy up close. As they step atop the podium next to the trophy for a picture to be taken, let you children imagine themselves as the next DAYTONA champion.
Massive Fireworks Show
After the Coke Zero 400 is over, the excitement really lights up with the largest fireworks show in the Southeast. Don’t miss out on this one-of-a-kind display that makes for the perfect end to an Independence Day weekend unlike any other.
For more to do during Coke Zero 400 weekend, be sure to check out the full event schedule.
Don’t miss out on all of this exciting action throughout the 4th of July weekend. Enhance your race day experience today by upgrading to UNOH Fanzone/Pre-Race Access today! To order, go online now or call 1-800-PITSHOP today.