Fan Fest and Hauler Parade on Thursday, Oct. 20
Talladega Superspeedway, NASCAR’s Most Competitive Track, will host a special fan fest and hauler parade at The Outlet Shops of Grand River, a distinctive outlet shopping destination located minutes from Downtown Birmingham in Leeds, Thursday, Oct. 20 from 3-6 p.m.
Race fans will have the chance to see the giant machines responsible for safely transporting the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series cars and equipment across the country. The free event will also feature an array of family-friendly activities, ending with a hauler parade to the track.
“We wanted to make this an event tailored especially for our Greater Birmingham-area fans,” said Talladega Superspeedway Chairman Grant Lynch. “We’re very appreciative of the teams that have joined us to make this a fun-filled and memorable evening for all. Kids will especially enjoy seeing the colorful haulers up close and participating in the activities we have planned.”
The Talladega Superspeedway Fan Fest & Hauler Parade event will also include:
• Prizes and give-aways from The Outlet Shops of Grand River and its family of leading designer and top name brand stores including The Old Farmer’s Almanac General Store, VF Outlet, Black & Decker Clearance Center, Sunglass Warehouse, Ghirardelli Chocolate and more.
• Live radio broadcasts from Lance Taylor from the Roundtable on WJOX, Lori Ray on WZRR, Speedy from the Rick and Bubba Show on WDXB and Madison from the Dollar Bill and Madison show on WDXB.
• Music from a local disc jockey
• Face painting by Magic City Face Art
• Balloon art by Dr. B Looney
The hauler parade will depart The Outlet Shops of Grand River at 6:15 pm and is expected to arrive at Talladega Superspeedway at approximately 6:45 pm. Race fans located in the campgrounds are encouraged to turn their attention to Speedway Blvd. and watch the parade as it makes its way into the track.
Race fans that want to experience true southern hospitality combined with the most competitive racing in NASCAR should call the Talladega Superspeedway Ticket Office today at 1-877-Go2-DEGA. Guests that purchase their tickets in advance have the opportunity to save over those who purchase during race week. Tickets are available online at www.talladegasuperspeedway.com.
About The Outlet Shops at Grand River
Located at Exit 140 along the I-20 corridor between Birmingham and Atlanta in Leeds, Ala., The Outlet Shops at Grand River features more the 65 leading brand-name stores including Banana Republic Factory Store, COACH Factory, DKNY, Guess Factory Store, Kenneth Cole, Nine West, Nike, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store and Tommy Hilfiger, among many more, which offer savings up to 65 percent off regular retail prices every day. For more information, please visit www.shopsofgrandriver.com.