Charlotte’s largest street festival will be held Oct. 7-9, 2021
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Circle K Speed Street, the Uptown street festival celebrating the May races at Charlotte Motor Speedway, has announced new dates. Originally planned for Memorial Day weekend, the festival will be Oct. 7-9, to coincide with The NASCAR Bank of America Roval 400.
The change of date comes as a result of the continuing COVID-19 pandemic.
“Our organization is deeply concerned and passionate about the health and well-being of our partners, visitors and community. Although significant progress is being made to fight the pandemic, we believe it is in the best interests of everyone to move our event to this fall,” said Jacqueline Gafrarar, managing director of the 600 Festival.
The event is still slated to take place in Romare Bearden Park and will be free to attend. Musical talent will be announced in the coming months.
“Circle K cares deeply about our Charlotte community, and we are excited to start looking ahead to host Circle K Speed Street in October,” says Robin Donoho, director of marketing for Circle K’s Southeast Division. “We believe the October events will be more important than ever once we emerge from this global crisis together.”
All other 600 Festival events — including Movies on the Campus, Zucchini 600, Haulers on Union Parade & Fan Fest presented by Freightliner and the Little 600 — will be postponed to the fall, as well. More complete information and details will come soon.
Event organizers will continue to update the public as we know more information about partners, activities and musical acts. Please stay tuned to 600festival.com for updates.
Circle K Speed Street has been promoted and produced exclusively by CSM Production since 1996. For more information on the 600 Festival Association, visit www.600festival.com or follow us on Facebook and Instagram.