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“Awash with Color:…

Feb 6 - May 21, 2016
Join us at the Historic New Orleans Collection for the new exhibition… more

18th Annual Dr.…

Feb 6 - Mar 31, 2016
Join us for the opening reception for the 18th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King… more

2016 Mardi Grad…

Feb 6 - 9, 2016
Mardi Gras - 2016 Parade Schedule Sat,… more

Amanda Ducorbier

Feb 6 - 27, 2016
AMANDA DUCORBIER - TRIO at the Fountain Lounge in the Roosevelt Hotel more

Backyard Grooves

Feb 06, 2016 - Jan 10, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages.   more

Double Dose

Feb 06, 2016 - Jan 10, 2026
ActionActionReaction and friends keep the dance floor energized with mixes of… more

Mama's Music

Feb 06, 2016 - Jan 10, 2026
In Big Mama's Lounge. 21+ with valid photo I.D. 7-string guitarist Justin… more

Mardi Gras Balcony…

Feb 6 - 9, 2016
MARDI GRAS BOURBON STREET BALCONY TICKETS 6 HOURS OPEN BAR, LOUISIANA BUFFET… more

Patriot, Planter,…

Feb 6 - Mar 20, 2016
NOMA will present the first exhibition to focus on the works of Pierre-Joseph… more

The Foundation…

Feb 6 - 28, 2016
*Opening Reception: January 15, 2016 - 6pm-10pm The Foundation Gallery will be… more

The Historic New…

Feb 6 - May 7, 2016
In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of World War I, The Historic New… more

The House of Groove

Feb 06, 2016
The House of Groove is a House Party and a live improvised musical journey… more

The Photography of…

Feb 6 - Mar 1, 2016
The Photography of Modernist Cuisine: The Exhibition, a collection of over 50… more

Tim Youd: 100 Novels

Feb 6 - 21, 2016
Los Angeles-based contemporary artist Tim Youd will visit NOMA to perform the… more

Bacchus Bash

Feb 7 - 7, 2016
Bacchus Bash, the annual Mardi Gras extravaganza, returns Sunday, February 7.… more

Ultimate Louisiana…

Feb 7 - 9, 2016
This is a three-day festival from Feb 7th-9th, 2016. The Human Circuit plays… more

David Hansen's Garden…

Feb 08, 2016
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

Krewe of Orpheus -…

Feb 8 - 8, 2016
Experience a side of Mardi Gras seldom seen by New Orleanians or visitors, and… more

Krewe of Orpheus…

Feb 8 - 8, 2016
Join us for the Orpheus Parade. Founded in 1993, the Krewe of Orpheus takes its… more

Lundi Gras at the…

Feb 8 - 8, 2016
Join our Lundi Gras Celebration– kid style! Decorate your own king cake.… more

“Awash with Color:…

Feb 6 - May 21, 2016
Join us at the Historic New Orleans Collection for the new exhibition… more

NOLA Motorsports Park to host first annual OctoberFast, October 28

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:
Bridget Cloud 
The Ehrhardt Group
bcloud@theehrhardtgroup.com
(504) 558-1780

 

NOLA Motorsports Park to host first annual OctoberFast, October 28

Event to Include Zombie 5K Race, Trunk-or-Treat, Pumpkin Patch, Hayride and More

(NEW ORLEANS, La.) - Oct. 1, 2012 - Trick or treat! Kick-off your Halloween celebration early with NOLA Motorsports Park first annual OctoberFAST, Sunday, Oct. 28 from 8 a.m. until 9 p.m.

To begin, participate in the Zombie 5K race, featuring hungry Zombies who are on a mission to sneak up on participants and take their flags, which symbolize their lives. Whoever finishes the race with the most number of flags will be named the winner. Participants will also be awarded for best costume and most creative hiding spot. Children are invited to participate in a free one mile fun run! To register for the Zombie 5K, visit http://www.motorsportsreg.com/.

The public is also invited to enjoy an array of activities for all ages, including:

  • Trunk-or-Treat - Trick-or-Treat out of the trunks of the stars of the Krewe du Vroom car show, from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. Prizes will be awarded to the best-decorated trunk or car.
  • Drag-n-Lap - Compete for the fastest quarter mile time and lap around the 1.8 mile track. For more information, email wes@nolamotor.com.
  • Ghosts of Corner Works Past Hayride - Take a hayride on the racetrack as ghosts of some ill-fated corner workers take their revenge.
  • Blood Drive - Donate blood at the mobile blood center to receive a free OctoberFAST t-shirt.
  • "Pumpkin Patch" Kids' Crafts - Enjoy pumpkin painting and other fall crafts at NOLA Motorsports Events Center. Also, grab a bite to eat at Chef Scott Boswell's Stanley at the Track.
  • Karting Costume Contests - Show off your unique costume while whipping around in our European-bred geaux karts.

Sponsorships are available for purchase, including the Platinum ($2,000),       Gold ($1,000), Silver ($500) and Bronze ($350). Proceeds will benefit the Roots of Music with a mission to help at-risk kids through music education, tutoring and mentoring.

For information regarding sponsorships or volunteer opportunities, please contact Ann Smith at (504) 273-4601 or ann@nolamotor.com.

NOLA Motorsports Park is located at 11075 Nicolle Boulevard in Avondale, La. The park is open seven days a week. For more information, please visit http://www.nolamotor.com/ or follow NOLA Motorsports on Facebook.

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