Frequently Asked Questions
Advanced Purchase Vehicle Pass
If you’ve purchased your vehicle pass in advance online, you must present your pass at the gate. We cannot lookup lost or missing passes.
Vehicle Pass Usage
One vehicle pass is valid for one visit through Magic of Lights (unless otherwise noted or special promotion)
Forms of Payment
Vehicle passes can be purchased in advance online via credit card. Cash or credit is accepted at the gate.
Where do I enter Magic of Lights?
The Magic of Lights entrance is located at the corner of International Speedway Boulevard and Bill France Boulevard.
Can I leave my vehicle?
Guests may leave their vehicles at the new S'Elfie out-of-car experience to take photos and enjoy refreshments and snacks. For the rest of the lights, please remain inside your vehicle at all times for your safety and the safety of other patrons. Photography is permitted from inside your vehicle. Please observe all signs and directions.
Can I re-enter the venue?
One vehicle pass is one drive through the Magic of Lights display unless notated by promotion at venue. Tuesdays will feature double drive through nights where your ticket will allow you to go through the lights twice (except on Christmas Eve).
What is Double Drive Through Tuesday?
Each Tuesday night (except Christmas Eve) during Magic of Lights, all vehicles will be allowed to drive through Magic of Lights twice! This opportunity will be valid for the same car on the same night and can’t be exchanged or postponed.
Do I need to turn off my headlights?
Yes, please turn off your headlights when you drive through the Magic of Lights display. If you cannot turn your lights off, please turn your lights on dim.
What is a standard size vehicle?
Any vehicle (including SUVs & Minivans) with three rows of seating or less is considered a standard vehicle. If your vehicle has over three rows of seating, you will be subject to the Limo/Party Bus/RV pass pricing (limit to 15 passengers).
Safety tips while driving through
Please do not tailgate the vehicle in front of you. Keep a safe distance, as cars in front of you may stop suddenly. Be alert of slow or stopped vehicles.
Can I have people in the back of my pickup truck?
No passengers are permitted in the back of pickup trucks.
Exiting the display
Please remember to turn your headlights back on when exiting the Magic of Lights.
How do I purchase a vehicle pass?
Advanced Purchases: Purchase online in advance and save! You can purchase your vehicle pass in advance by visiting www.daytonainternationalspeedway.com and select “Buy Tickets” to purchase online, credit card only.
Onsite Pass Purchases: Vehicle passes are sold at the front gate, Cash or Credit accepted. Advance purchase is recommended for easier admittance.
Discounted Pass Purchases: Throughout the season promotions and specials will vary by venue location. Please visit the www.daytonainternationalspeedway.com for details about current specials and discounts.
Skip the lines and purchase a Dash Pass for quicker admittance into Magic of Lights!
What is a “Dash Pass?”
Bypass the traffic with a Dash Pass! For only a few dollars more per vehicle pass you can skip the line and enter the special Dash Pass lane. This special pass is available for all vehicle types. (A Dash Pass is an upgraded Vehicle Pass, you do not need to purchase a vehicle pass and a dash pass.)
What is your refund policy?
All sales are final and promotions and discounts cannot be added retroactively. Tickets are valid any day during the open season. If the venue permanently closes for the season due to unforeseen circumstances or inclement weather, unused advanced purchased vehicle passes may be refunded at the discretion of the venue management.
Will you close in bad weather?
We will do our best to notify the public as quickly as possible if we must close due to bad weather conditions. You can follow us on social media for alerts and notificationsif a venue is closed due to unforeseen circumstances or inclement weather.
Do I have to use my vehicle pass on a specific day?
No, you can redeem your vehicle pass any day Magic of Lights is open (unless you purchased a special event or promotion ticket, then it may only be redeemable on the stated date).
Do I purchase a vehicle pass per person or per car?
One vehicle pass is redeemable for one carload entry to Magic of Lights (unless otherwise stated or promoted).
How much does a vehicle pass cost per carload?
Click here for information on pricing for your type of vehicle.
When is Magic of Lights Open?
From Nov. 22 to Jan. 1, we will be open from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm, except for the following dates:
- Nov. 28 - Event begins at 7pm
- Nov. 29 - Event begins at 7pm
- Nov. 30 - Event begins at 7pm
- Dec.1 - Event begins at 7pm
How do I sign up for discounts and specials?
See the bottom sign up form, select your venue location and enter your email address to receive venue specific discounts, promotions, and special event information.
How do I become a sponsor?
Please email email@example.com for further information or visit our Sponsorship page
Do you have group discounts?
Yes! Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
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