Nite Lites Christmas Light Show Returns to MIS

Michigan International Speedway Holiday celebration kicks off with Nite Lites Christmas 5K Fun Run / Walk on Nov. 20

Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, MI — November 23, 2021

The holiday season is days away at Michigan International Speedway (MIS) as the Nite Lites Christmas Light Show returns to the two-mile track for the fifth year. The popular holiday attraction allows families to drive their cars across a five-mile stretch of MIS decorated with approximately 500 displays and one million lights.

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The show opens to cars on Thanksgiving evening, November 25, and runs through December 31. The cost is $25 per vehicle Sunday through Thursday, and $30 per vehicle on Friday and Saturday. Limos, motorhomes, and minibusses can enter for $45 and tour busses cost $100. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. every day and close at 9 p.m., except for Friday and Saturday when they remain open until 10 p.m.

Festivities get underway this weekend with the Nite Lites Christmas 5K Fun Run / Walk which returns after a one-year pandemic-driven hiatus. The race starts Saturday at 6 p.m. Runners and walkers can sign up at:

Tuesday, Dec. 7 has been designated Veterans Night. All veterans and active-duty military members will be admitted for free.

Guests can access Nite Lites via two US-12 entrances: westbound traffic should use the Lot 8 entrance; eastbound traffic should use the Graves Family Entrance.

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