The Annual Darlington Car Hauler Parade & Festival features the NASCAR Sprint Cup Teams transporters making their way through cheering fans from the Florence Civic Center to Darlington Square and onto Darlington Raceway. There's plenty of fun for the whole family!
The fun begins at the Florence Civic Center at 4pm with entertainment and live music. Kids play all afternoon for free on the inflatable rides, games, climbing wall and bungee jump. Fans will enjoy the exciting silent auction full of great NASCAR items and race memorabilia. Perhaps the most exhilarating items up for bid will be the chance to ride in a NASCAR big-rig through the parade!
At 7pm, the parade of NASCAR haulers leave the Florence Civic Center and make the 12-mile drive to Darlington RaceFest on the Darlington Square, where there is added entertainment, food, a car show and awesome fireworks display. The transporters continue through Darlington until they reach the track Darlington Raceway where they can begin preparation for the Bojangles’ Southern 500 race.
As if it could not get any better, admission to the Darlington Car Hauler Parade is free!
The Darlington Car Hauler Parade & Festival is held on the Thursday before the Bojangels' Southern 500 race which is held the second weekend in April.