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Midway Fun

MIDWAY ACTIVATIONS 

  • 20+ Interactive Displays
  • Food & Drink Sampling
  • Secure your free gift for renewing your tickets early at our Sales Center! Meet with our team and your personal contact to explore the best ticketing and camping options for the YellaWood 500 and 2023!
  • Click here for the Midway Map
ENASCAR GAMING DISPLAY 
Test your racing skills by hopping on an iRacing rig at the eNASCAR display! 

PHOTO MOMENTS
Don't forget to share your best photos from race weekend with us on social at @TALLADEGA! 

  • Welcome to Talladega sign 
  • Talladega banner on grandstands behind start/finish line
  • GEICO 500 Vulcan Trophy in Talladega Garage Experience* (Saturday and Sunday)
  • Trioval Photo Station in Talladega Garage Experience* 
  • NASCAR Bar Icon outside of Talladega Garage Experience
*Talladega Garage Experience Pass Add-on Required

MERCHANDISE HAULERS
Back by popular demand, the merchandise haulers will be back in the mdiway! Grab your favorite driver's gear to show your support! 

MIDWAY PERFORMANCE GROUPS
Catch all of the performances at the FEVO Group Performance Stage in the midway! 

  • Precision Auxiliary Corps
  • Scenic City Dance
  • M2 Dance Studio
  • United Karate

TRACKSIDE LIVE

NEW IN 2022
NASCAR'S Trackside Live brings you a fun, live show filled with Q&A's, concerts, performances, and more that you don't want to miss out on! Located by Entrance Plaza 2 in the Midway. 

SATURDAY, APRIL 23
  • TBA Q&A's // 9:00 AM 
  • Xfinity Series Dash 4 Cash Q&A // 9:45 AM
  • Cole Biedenharn acoustic performance // 10:00 AM
  • Max Impact Band // 11:15 AM
  • Walker Montgomery acoustic performance // 1:30 PM
  • DJ Mark AD throughout the weekend
SUNDAY, APRIL 24
  • Berritt Haynes acoustic performance // 8:45 AM
  • Rusty Wallace Q&A // 9:30 AM
  • Ben Chapman Band Live // 10:15 AM
  • GEICO 500 Grand Marhsal - Alexander Skårsgard // 11:30 AM
  • Justin Haley Q&A // 11:45 AM
  • Ryan Blaney Q&A // 12:00 PM
  • DJ Mark AD throughout the weekend

NASCAR KIDS ZONE & VIP EXPERIENCE

MIDWAY
Visit the NASCAR Kids Zone in the Midway, located near the Trackside Live stage! Bring your young race fan to try out these exciting new toys: 

  • Crash Racers
  • Shake and Steer
  • Helmet Racer RC
  • Dual Pack RC Set
  • and more! 
TALLADEGA GARAGE EXPERIENCE*
The Kids VIP Experience presented by Children's of Alabama is the ultimate way for kids 12 & under to experience all the excitement that Talladega has to offer! On Sunday, April 24th, you can sign your kid up for one of these awesome behind-the-scenes experiences: 

  • Hot Laps 
  • Garage & Hauler Tours
  • Pit Box Tours
  • Fist Bump Alley at Driver Introductions or the 1948
  • Ruoff Mortgage Victory Lane Celebration

*Talladega Garage Experience Pass Add-on Required

FOOD & BEVERAGE

Hungry? Thirsty? We've got your fix! Located throughout the venue and property are vendors that offer a wide variety of food options. 

  • Papa Murphy's // Locatetd in the Midway, Grandstands, and Infield
  • Tito's // Talladega Victory Fuel - signature drink offered at concession stands and free sampling in the midway (21+) 
  • Clyde May's Whiskey Tower Tavern // Tri-Oval Tower
  • Wendy's // Sampling near the Turn 4 tunnel
  • Kingsford // Grilled chicken sampling in the Midway 
  • Idahoan // Mashed potato sampling in the Midway
Located in the Talladega Garage Experience*

  • Clyde May's Courtyard 
  • Tito's Lemonade Lounge
*Talladega Garage Experience Pass Add-on Required

BIG ONE ON THE BOULEVARD

THE BIG ONE IS BACK!
Join us on Friday night, April 22nd, at 7:30 PM CT on Talladega Blvd for the return of the Big One on the Blvd*!

The fans have voted on their favorite games to play and we can't wait to watch y'all battle it out! 

  • BBQ Sauce Wrestling
    • Battle it out in a 500 gallon pit of BBQ sauce in order to capture your opponent's flag!
  • Oh Sit
    • Musical chairs, minus the chairs, replaced with giant balls! 
  • Rubber Pull
    • Tug-of-War with a tire, inside of a pit of jell-o! 
  • Slop Fest
    • Three "tasty" delicacies, with each round "tastier" than the one before! 

*Infield admission or camping pass required

GEICO CAMPGROUNDS FUN

There's nothing like the GEICO Campgrounds at TALLADEGA! We can't wait to welcome y'all back, and we have so much fun planned! 

  • Join the biggest party in the South, when the Big One on the Blvd* returns!
    • Friday at 7:30 PM 
  • Watch the fireworks show from any of our campgrounds. 
    • Friday at 9:00 PM
  • Jam out as Walker Montgomery and Riley Green perform at the Saturday Night Infield Concert!
    • Saturday, starting at 7:30 PM. 
  • Wendy's will be offering free sampling near the Turn 4 Tunnel. 
  • Alabama Raceway Ministries will have Sunday Morning Church services:
    • GEICO North Park
    • GEICO South Park
    • Champions Corner
    • Infield GEICO Campgrounds
    • GEICO West Park C

*Infield admission or camping pass required

SATURDAY NIGHT INFIELD CONCERT


Get ready to welcome back home country music artist and Alabama native Riley Green, for the traditional Saturday Night Infield Concert on April 23! 

Admission to the Saturday Night Infield Concert is FREE to all infield guests and anyone who purchases a ticket to the GEICO 500

SCHEDULE

GEICO 500 RACE WEEK

Sunday, Apr 24
7:00 am
Parking Lots Open
8:00 am
Midway Open
8:00 am
Merchandise Haulers Open
9:00 am
Grandstand Gates Open
9:00 am
Talladega Garage Experience Open
9:30 am
Crossover Gates Open for Pre-Race Access
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Performance Stage Open | Midway
11:45 am - 12:00 pm
Justin Haley Q&A | Trackside Live Stage in the Midway
11:55 am - 12:10 pm
Aric Almirola Q&A | Fr8 Auctions Stage in the Talladega Garage Experience
12:00 pm - 12:15 pm
Ryan Blaney Q&A | Trackside Live Stage in the Midway
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
DJ Mark AD | Trackside Live Stage in the Midway
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Max Impact | U.S. Air Force Activation in the Midway
1:30 pm
Driver Introductions | NASCAR Cup Series
2:00 pm
GEICO 500 | NASCAR Cup Series