What is Lights at the Brickyard

Lights at the Brickyard

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway will bring new levels of cheer to this holiday season with a spectacular “Lights at the Brickyard” seasonal event. Attendees will experience more than 40 scenes filled with 400 light displays along a 1.7-mile driving experience, which includes crossing the famous “Yard of Bricks” at IMS. Exhibits will include festive holiday celebrations as well as racing themed installations throughout the iconic Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Lights at the Brickyard is open from Nov. 18 – 20, Nov. 23 – 27 and Dec. 1 – 31.

Lights at the Brickyard Fast Facts:
  • 1.7 Mile Driving Experience
  • 40 Scenes
  • 400 Displays
  • 2,000,000+ Lights
Standard Pass – (Available at Gate Only)
Package Price (Nov. 18 – 27) Price (Dec. 1 – Dec. 31)
Automobile (Standard) – Drive Up Only $20 $30
15+ Passenger Vehicle – Drive Up Only $50 $50
Speedy Pass (Available Online and Gate)
Package Price (Nov. 18 – Dec. 31 Online) Price (Nov. 18 – Nov. 27 Drive Up) Price (Dec. 1 – Dec. 31 Drive Up)
Automobile Speedy Pass   $50  $50 $60
15+ Passenger Vehicle Speedy Pass   $100  $100 $100
Lights at the Brickyard
Frequently Asked Questions
  • What is Lights at the Brickyard?
  • Lights at the Brickyard is a 1.7-mile drive-through lights display at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway with more than 2 million lights spanning over 400 displays in roughly 40 scenes.
  • When is the Lights at the Brickyard Open?
  • Lights at the Brickyard is open from Nov. 18 – 20, Nov. 23 – 27 and Dec. 1 – 31.
  • What are the hours of Lights at the Brickyard?
  • Hours that Lights at the Brickyard are open are Sunday – Thursday 6 p.m. – 9 p.m., Friday & Saturday 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.
  • How long does it take to go through the exhibit?
  • Depending on how many people are in line it should take approximately 20 minutes to drive through the entire display.
  • What is the cost to attend Lights at the Brickyard?
  • From Sept. 7–Nov. 17, tickets are available online and at the IMS ticket office for the "Speedway Speedy Pass." Starting on Nov. 18, regular admission will be available at the gate. From Dec. 1–31, prices will again increase with all tickets available at the gates. You can view the full list of prices and ticket information in the table above.
  • What is the Speedway Speedy Pass?
  • The Speedway Speedy Pass is a pass that will allow you to skip the main line to get in the facility. These passes must be purchased online and printed before arriving at Lights at the Brickyard. The Speedway Speedy Pass entrance is via the Brickyard Crossing Golf Course on West 16th Street.
  • How often can I go through the Lights at the Brickyard exhibit with my ticket?
  • Each ticket is good for one trip through the exhibit. One ticket per vehicle.
  • Is there a will-call/walk up purchasing
  • Yes, but we encourage you to buy them online and print them at home. This will save you time and money!
  • Can I show you my ticket on my smart phone?
  • Yes, print-at-home tickets can be scanned via smartphone.
  • Can I park and walk through?
  • No, Lights at the Brickyard is a drive-through experience. You are welcome to drive slowly, roll down the windows, take photos, turn your music up, but you must stay in the vehicle.
  • Group discounts?
  • There are no group discounts, groups are encouraged to come in large vehicles and buses.
  • How do I get my company involved?
  • Fill out this form to be contacted by our Sales and Sponsorship team. View Form
  • What is the route through the track, and access points?
  • View Lights at the Brickyard Route Map
  • Is Lights at the Brickyard open on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day?
  • Absolutely! We love holidays! We are open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day at regular hours. Our hours are Sunday – Thursday 6 p.m. – 9 p.m., Friday & Saturday 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.