Got a kid who loves CARS (the movie) and CARS (the machines)? Bring them to meet life-size replicas of Lightning McQueen, Cruz Ramirez and Jackson Storm and enjoy all kinds of car activities.
Road to the Races is a nationwide tour inviting fans of #95 to gear up for the upcoming big-screen release of Disney•Pixar’s Cars 3, and it’s rolling into Cherry Hill this weekend. Fans will get a sneak peek of the movie and be able to check out life-size lookalikes of their favorite characters.
Road to the Races will visit Miami, Dallas, Chicago, Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Denver and Los Angeles, among others (full list of stops here). The tour wraps up in California at NASCAR at the Sonoma Raceway June 24th and 25th; the life-size character cars will also make an appearance on the red carpet for the Cars 3 world premiere.
Here are the deets:
Friday-Sunday, May 12th to 14th
- Friday noon to 5pm
- Saturday 10am to 4pm
- Sunday 11am to 4pm
The JCPenny parking lot at the Cherry Hill Mall: 2000 Route 38, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
- street art booth: bring Cars 3 to life with a giant coloring mural featuring Lightning McQueen and friends, along with a color pencil pack souvenir.
- racer pit crew: take part in a tire-changing activity and photo-sharing opportunity.
- create a digital postcard with Lightning McQueen and get “Cars”-themed oral care products from Crest and Oral-B
- fuel up and recharge your batteries: sample high-octane fruit and vegetable smoothies, collect “Cars 3”-inspired recipes and discover how Dole and Disney are working together to make healthy living fun and easy for families.
- Mattel presents an interactive play area, which sends Lightning McQueen and other racers down the gravity drop and launches them into action in new play sets that feature locations from the movie. Also on display will be a collection of die cast racers from past and present.
- catch a sneak peek of the movie in the Cinetransformer Mobile Movie Theater
- take photos with the life-size character cars
- sports national youth program NASCAR Acceleration Nation will display the science behind NASCAR racing, and elements from the NASCAR Hall of Fame will allow attendees to get up close and personal with the history of NASCAR.