5 family-friendly ways to enjoy the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama, April 29—May 1

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It’s almost time for the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama! Are you ready? (Bruno Event Team)

Drivers, start your engines! It’s almost time for the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama, an exciting three-day event full of IndyCar Series races, car shows, art festivals and more fun for fans of all ages. Keep reading to learn everything you need to know about the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama!

Planning to attend? Act fact—tickets sell out quick. Click here to buy your tickets to the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama!

The 2022 Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama

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The Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama will take place at Barber Motorsports Park, from April 29th through May 1st. (Bruno Event Team)

Did you know that Birmingham has a world-class super-speedway less than 20 minutes away from downtown? Barber Motorsports Park is an 880 acre, multi-purpose racing facility and one of the most beautiful racecourses you’ll ever see. In fact, racing enthusiasts refer to it as the Augusta National of Motorsports.

Since 2010, Barber Motorsports Park has been the home to the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama. At the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama, you’ll see the same IndyCar Series cars and drivers as the Indy 500 competing on Barber Motorsports Park’s 2.38 mile road course.

Click here to view the full event schedule for the 2022 Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama.

BONUS: This year, NFL quarterback Tim Tebow is this year’s Grand Marshall. The Heisman Trophy winner will kick off the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama by waving the green flag!

5 Events to Enjoy at the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama

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The Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama is fun for the whole family! (Bruno Event Team)

The Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama is more than just a race. With tons of family-friendly activities, the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama has something for fans of all ages!

Click here to get your tickets to the 2022 Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama!

1. Kick off the Weekend at the INDY 5K

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Run on the Barber Motorsports Park track at the INDY 5K. (Bruno Event Team)

Have you ever wanted to step foot on the race track at Barber Motorsports Park? Now’s your chance! At the annual INDY 5K presented by BlueCross BlueShield of Alabama, participants will race along the track’s 17 turns with 80 feet of elevation change! Think you’ve got what it takes? Sign up here!

Even if you don’t win, just participating in the INDY 5K has a ton of perks! Your Race Entry Fee includes:

2. Marvel at exotic cars at the Barber Vintage Motorsport Museum and Car Show

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Endless rows of classic, exotic cars. (Bruno Event Team)

You don’t have to be a car enthusiast to enjoy the show! Car owners from all over the world bring their vintage, exotic and rare vehicles to be enjoyed by you—for free.

And if you thought the car show was crazy, the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum is something else. With over 1,600 vintage and modern motorcycles and cars, the Barber Vintage Motorsport Museum is the largest motorcycle museum in the world! Plus, it’s been named the Best Alabama Attraction by USA Today readers.

3. Cool off at the Wine and Beer Festival at the Fan Zone

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Grab refreshments at the Wine and Beer Festival! (Bruno Event Team)

If wine and beer tasting is your thing, make sure to head over to the Wine and Beer Festival! Available on Saturday and Sunday, the Wine and Beer Festival will offer beers and wines from all around the world for you to sample and purchase. The best part? Access to the 🍷 and 🍻 festival is available with your race ticket!

4. Learn From the Best at the Kamtek Garage

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Your little one can meet IndyCar drivers and their crews at the Kamtek Garage. (Bruno Event Team)

Is your little one fascinated by the cars and how they work? The Kamtek Garage is the one-stop-shop for your aspiring engineer. Inside this working garage, you can meet and take photos with the drivers and their crews.

Make sure to line up by the bike fence on Sunday to give the drivers a crisp high five as they walk to the race!

5. Get Beers & Burritos at the LittleDonkey Trackside Tavern

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Need a bit and a drink? Head to the Trackside Tavern. (Bruno Event Team)

Located inside the Fan Zone, the Trackside Tavern is your one-stop-shop for delicious bites & refreshing brews, courtesy of Little Donkey and Dread River Distilling Co. Stop by for a breakfast & lunch buffet, afternoon hors d’oeuvres and a complimentary bar!

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Grab your lawn chairs, the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama is almost here! (Barber Motorsports Park)

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If you’re ready to celebrate the return of the sun at Barber Motorsports Park, make sure to grab your tickets to the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama! Tickets sell out fast, so be sure to get your tickets online soon!

What events are you looking forward to at the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama? Tag @bhamnow and let us know!

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Nathan Watson

Senior Content Producer with Bham Now | Originally from Tennessee, Nathan moved to The Magic City after graduating from Birmingham-Southern College. Nathan is passionate about recognizing Birmingham's history and is thrilled to learn more about the big things planned for The Magic City's future.

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