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14th Annual Saints…

Mar 24 - 26, 2017
Join us for the 14th annual Saints and Sinners Literary Festival. The festival… more

40th Annual Julia…

Mar 24 - 24, 2017
The Preservation Resource Center’s annual Julia Jump turns 40 this year!… more

9th Annual New…

Mar 24 - 24, 2017
Calling all small-business owners, startups, mom-and-pop shops, entrepreneurs… more

Bach Around the Clock

Mar 24 - 25, 2017
Come join us for the Annual Bach Around the Clock. There will be over two… more

Cecilia Vicuña: About…

Mar 24 - Jun 18, 2017
Cecilia Vicuña: About to Happen traces the artist’s long career to… more

Clarence John…

Mar 24 - 25, 2017
A Louisiana native, Clarence John Laughlin (1905 - 1985) ranks among the most… more

David Hansen's Garden…

Mar 24, 2017
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

Dividing the Estate

Mar 24 - Apr 15, 2017
The third regional premiere of our season is the winner of the Outer Critics… more

Exhibition to feature…

Mar 24 - 25, 2017
 The Historic New Orleans Collection will open its next exhibition,… more

Happier Hour Wine…

Mar 24 - Jun 30, 2017
Each week, we feature several wines from around the world along with small… more

JazzCon.Tech

Mar 24 - 24, 2017
MUSIC. FOOD. CODE. Web Dev Conference JazzCon.Tech March 2017, New Orleans. … more

Jefferson Chamber…

Mar 24 - 24, 2017
Join us on March 24, 2017 at The New Orleans Saints, Indoor, 100-yard training… more

Kermit Ruffins Concert

Mar 24 - 24, 2017
This concert follows The Big Idea Pitch competition during New Orleans… more

New Orleans Bourbon…

Mar 24 - 26, 2017
Laissez les bon temps rouler. Let the good times roll. The motto of a city that… more

New Orleans…

Mar 24 - 26, 2017
Come join us in a spring celebration featuring sugar blowing demonstrations and… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Mar 24 - May 21, 2017
NOMA is organizing A Life of Seduction: Venice in the 1700s in cooperation… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Mar 24 - Oct 1, 2017
In celebration of beloved chef, civil rights activist, and art collector Leah… more

NOLA Pyrate Week

Mar 24 - 24, 2017
NOLA Pyrate Week is 10 days of swashbuckling, art, music, food, events and… more

Senga Nengudi:…

Mar 24 - Jun 18, 2017
In 1975, artist Senga Nengudi began a series of sculptures, entitled R.S.V.P.,… more

Stoned vs Drunk vs…

Mar 24, 2017 - Jul 24, 2026
Join us at the New Movement for a stand -up comedy challenge. Also, enjoy… more

14th Annual Saints…

Mar 24 - 26, 2017
Join us for the 14th annual Saints and Sinners Literary Festival. The festival… 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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