Drive-Thru Events Ending Soon & New Ones Coming Up
Looking to (safely) get out of the house for a bit? Enjoy lights, music, interactive sets, life-size dinosaurs, and even play carnival games from the comfort of your own car. But hurry—some are ending soon!
Drive-Thru Events Ending Soon
- Santa’s Speedway Christmas Lights Drive-Thru – Irwindale Speedway & Event Center
ENDS JANUARY 10: Drive on an actual NASCAR racetrack, as you enjoy Santa’s Village with elves hard at work, a land filled with Christmas sweets, Rudolph’s Enchanted garage with Racecar Reindeers, and the world’s largest free standing light tree, measuring 110 feet!
- Hikari: A Festival of Lights Drive-Thru Experience – Tanaka Farms in Irvine
ENDS JANUARY 10: Join Tanaka Farms for a celebration filled with joy and light! Drive through the 30-acre farm and be dazzled by farm-themed lighting. Plus, every Friday – Sunday, get a very special visit from Santa! Discount code: HIKARIKIDS at checkout to save 10% when you book your reservation.
- Hot Wheels Ultimate Drive-Thru – Toyota Arena in Ontario
ENDS JANUARY 10: Journey into a one-of-a-kind, contactless experience where the world of Hot Wheels comes to life right outside your windows! Drive through this larger than life showcase of everyone’s favorite Hot Wheels Monster Trucks, specialty Monster Trucks, Garage of Legends vehicles, robots and more.
- Holiday Road: Drive-Thru Experience at King Gillette Ranch in Calabasas
ENDS JANUARY 10: From the team that brought you Nights of the Jack, welcome to Holiday Road. See larger-than-life holiday installations, thousands of Christmas lights, Santa, Mrs. Claus, Elves, and countless candy canes.
- Nights of Lights OC – Drive-Thru Experience at OC Fair & Event Center
ENDS JANUARY 10: Guests will be guided through a mile-long course featuring over one million lights, themed holiday scenery, animated light shows, and tunnels synchronized to music, special effects, and more.
- Happy Place: Drive-Thru Experience
ENDS JANUARY 18: Happy Place – The Drive Thru features 18 larger-than-life experiences and interactive moments. Some highlights include the world’s first giant piano you play with your car, a rainbow road, and a pulsating nightclub for your car.
Drive-Thru Events Happening Now or Coming Soon!
- Electric Mile – A Drive-Thru Audiovisual Experience – Santa Anita Park
NOW – FEBRUARY 14: Journey through seven unique worlds of Insomniac’s most iconic festivals and brands complete with music, lights, art, visual effects, installations, and more in a COVID-friendly environment. Electric Mile is an all ages, family-friendly affair, welcoming all from young to old.
- Jurassic Quest Drive-Thru
JANUARY 15 – FEBRUARY 28: See over 70 moving and roaring dinosaurs, including the 50-foot-long Megalodon! Enjoy your own personal audio tour guide and see realistic and interactive baby dinosaurs too! Happening at the Rose Bowl Stadium (January 15-31), OC Fair & Event Center (February 5-14), and Pomona Fairplex (February 19-28).
- Fair Foodie Fest – Angel Stadium in Anaheim
JANUARY 8-10 and 15-17: Ring in the new year with a drive-thru fair foodie fest! Try your favorite fair foods and play carnival games right from your car.
- Stranger Things: The Drive-Into Experience in Los Angeles
NOW – MARCH 14: Drive down to the ‘Starcourt Mall’ for what’s looking like the event of 1985! Take part in the town’s biggest drive-into experience, all from the safety of your own vehicle. Become part of the gang and relive some of the best moments from the Netflix series.
This post was written by Alina Na