For our April 26-28, 2024 NASCAR weekend, there’s always FREE, fun and exciting activities happening in Dover Motor Speedway’s Fan Zone.

Be sure to bring the entire family to the Monster Mile next spring with America’s best drivers return to the World’s Fastest One-Mile Oval. The Fan Zone, frequently cited as the best in NASCAR, is home or nearby countless events during the weekend, including the following:

  • Driver autograph sessions
  • Fun games and attractions for kids and adults alike
  • White Lightning Bar + Arcade
  • Partner displays
  • Free concerts in The Grove

Keep checking this page for added attractions, event times and more!

All Weekend

THE WORLD’S LARGEST RUBBER DUCK: This 60-foot-tall, 15.5-ton yellow behemoth will tower over the Fan Zone throughout Dover’s NASCAR weekend. Sure to be a popular photo attraction, the duck has made frequent U.S. and international appearances in recent years.

NASCAR KIDS ZONE: Activities for racing fans of all ages abound in this traveling display, which includes fun, games and interactive activities, as well as information on your favorite drivers and the science behind all the technology a NASCAR team utilizes each week.

WHITE LIGHTNING, Bar + Arcade: The indoor/outdoor hangout for campers and fans to enjoy all weekend near the Monster Monument, featuring a full bar with Anheuser-Busch products as well as more than a dozen classic arcade favorites, trivia contests and stand-up comedy. Named for the original nickname of Dover Motor Speedway’s concrete track, the full WHITE LIGHTNING, Bar + Arcade hours are below:

  • Thursday, April 25: 3-9:30 p.m. (Let's Do Trivia, 3-9 p.m.)
  • Friday, April 26: Noon to 10 p.m. (Let's Do Trivia, 7-9 p.m.; Don't Tell Comedy, 9-10 p.m.)
  • Saturday, April 27: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. (Let's Do Trivia, 5-8 p.m.; Don't Tell Comedy, 8-9 p.m.)
  • Sunday, April 28: 9 a.m. to End of Race

MICRO PROFESSIONAL WRESTLING: Talented athletic performers will match up in several professional wrestling battles on April 27 and April 28. The Micro Wrestling Federation has been drawing fans across the nation for more than 20 years for its shows featuring high-flying action, body slams and leaps from the top rope! Formed in 2000, the Micro Wrestling Federation features an entire cast of athletes and performers under 5 feet tall.

TYLER’S AMAZING BALANCING ACT: As seen on “America’s Got Talent” and shows across the country for the last eight years, this unique, high-energy performance includes wheelbarrows, bikes and ladders balanced on the performer’s face, combined with music and dancing.

BUMPER CARS: While watching America’s best drivers on the track, get behind the wheel of these fair favorites off the track throughout the weekend.

THE STROLLING PIANO: A fully mobile, self-contained piano and a skilled musician move around performing high speed entertainment and playing your favorites around the Fan Zone. He will bring the party to you!

BEAR HOLLOW WOOD CARVERS: Skilled chainsaw artists create one-of-a-kind sculptures, both small and large. The unique creations will then be auctioned off throughout the weekend in Victory Plaza near the Monster Monument to benefit Speedway Children’s Charities, Dover Motor Speedway Chapter.

DOCKDOGS: The world’s premier canine aquatics company brings your favorite leaping pooches to the Monster Mile for multiple performances. The group performs dozens of shows around the country each year!

MIRROR MEN: With shimmering outfits and fancy moves, these strolling entertainers brighten up any area with their antics and comic abilities.

ROBOCARS: These transforming performers are cars one minute and life-sized action figures the next, with highly skilled operators bringing brightly colored, unique, and innovative costumes to life, with amazing driving skills and crowd interaction.

STROLLING PLANT: This leafy favorite adapts his hilarious humor and ‘plant-related banter’ for all ages and plays well with the whole family. He can be seen standing or sitting in his flowerpot or driving around, standing on a mini-segway to engage with guests.

THE LITTLE FARM PETTING ZOO: All your farm favorites are ready to meet the whole family. Attraction includes pony rides, goats, donkeys and other creatures and allows everyone to get up close with a variety of barnyard friends. New for ’24 … the addition of free face painting for kids of all ages!

FEARLESS FLORES THRILL SHOW: As seen on “America’s Got Talent,” this family takes on the famous Globe of Death, 65-foot Sway Pole, the Wheel of Destiny and much more! 

STILT WALKERS: Don’t forget to look up and see these extremely tall performers strolling around the Fan Zone throughout the weekend.

USO MILITARY VILLAGE PRESENTED BY WASTE MASTERS: Huge area that displays our country’s finest military assets. Learn how this group assists service members and their families around the world. Check out various military vehicles and apparatus.

MTV LEGEND RIKI RACHTMAN: The longtime host of MTV’s “Headbangers Ball” will emcee several events with NASCAR drivers and other personalities, including Saturday’s Monster Mile Bash.

HISTORICAL HIGHLIGHTS: Relive 50-plus years of racing memories at the Monster Mile with 16 Historical Highlight signs near the Grove Stage and the Monster Monument at Victory Plaza. From Richard Petty to Jimmie Johnson to Dale Earnhardt Jr., learn about some of the top stars and moments that have made Dover Motor Speedway a must-see venue since 1969.

TRACK TREASURES TRAILER: Mementos, NASCAR collectibles, one-of-a-kind autographed items, clothing and advertising banners for sale near the Monster Monument to benefit Speedway Children’s Charities, Dover Motor Speedway Chapter.

FRIDAY, APRIL 26

ARCA MENARDS SERIES EAST AUTOGRAPH SESSION, 2:15 p.m.: Meet the next generation of top drivers before they take on the Monster Mile in the General Tire 150. First 150 in line will receive a wristband for entry. Wristbands will be available 30 minutes prior to the start of the session.

MOVIE NIGHT AT THE MONSTER, 8:30 p.m.: Bring a chair and a cooler and enjoy the Academy Award-winning Top Gun: Maverick on Friday night at the Monster Monument. Top Gun: Maverick was nominated for six Oscars and won for Best Sound.

SATURDAY, APRIL 27

NASCAR XFINITY SERIES AUTOGRAPH SESSION, 9:45 a.m.: Meet stars of the NASCAR Xfinity Series before they get behind the wheel for 200 laps. First 150 people in line will receive a wristband for entry. Wristbands will be available 30 minutes prior to the start of the session.

DIRTY DEEDS, THE AC/DC EXPERIENCE: For more than 20 years, the Boston-based musical group has toured the U.S. with a high-energy tribute to one of the world’s great rock bands and performing all of AC/DC’s timeless hits. Dirty Deeds will perform Saturday evening, after the A-GAME 200 NASCAR Xfinity Series race, on the Grove Stage.

SATURDAY NIGHT FIREWORKS, presented by Kent County Tourism, 9 p.m.: The spectacular display is visible from all areas of the property.

SUNDAY, APRIL 28

TIM DUGGER AND FRIENDS TOUR: American country singer and songwriter Tim Dugger and his friends will entertain Monster Mile fans as part of a national tour of NASCAR venues. Dugger’s Dover Motor Speedway appearances will take place on the Monster Monument at Victory Plaza. 

AMISH OUTLAWS: Headlining on the Grove Stage and “straight outta Amish country,” the popular band will perform their traditional blend of rock, country, and pop hits for fans of all ages. Their combination of musical skills and memorable on-stage presence have drawn a large regional following through the years.

UNITED STATES NAVAL ACADEMY DRUM & BUGLE CORPS: Comprised of 100 midshipmen from all classes and majors, the corps will entertain fans near the Monster Monument and perform the national anthem before the green flag of the Würth 400. Formed in 1914, the Naval Academy Drum & Bugle Corps is the oldest active drum corps in the nation.

MASCOTS/CHEER SQUADS: Your favorite mascots and cheerleaders from area professional teams, colleges, and venues will meet and greet fans near the Monster Monument. Those scheduled to appear include: 

  • University of Delaware: YoUDee, Baby Blue
  • Wilmington Blue Rocks: Rocky Bluewinkle
  • Towson University: Doc the Tiger
  • West Chester University: Rammy
  • Pocono Raceway: Tricky
  • New Hampshire Motor Speedway: Milo the Moose