Road to the Races, a nationwide tour inviting fans of #95 to gear up for the upcoming big-screen release of Disney•Pixar’s “Cars 3.” Fans will take part in a host of activities and get a sneak peek of the movie.
Life-size, character look-alikes of five-time Piston-Cup champion Lightning McQueen, tech-savvy Cruz Ramirez and the sleek next-gen racer Jackson Storm will be rolling into town to celebrate “Cars 3” with local fans.
Coppertone is creating a racer pit crew that encourages visitors to take part in a tire-changing activity and photo-sharing opportunity.
Alamo Rent A Car is hosting a street art booth and will bring “Cars 3” to life with a giant coloring mural featuring Lightning McQueen and friends, along with a color pencil pack souvenir.
Crest and Oral-B provide fans with an opportunity to create a digital postcard with Lightning McQueen and get “Cars”-themed oral care products.
Dole invites visitors to fuel up and recharge their 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.
Allentown, PA — May (May 4) May 4: 12-5pm
New York, NY — (May 5 - 7)May 5: 12-6pm; May 6/7: 11am-5pm
Washington, DC — Downtown Silver Spring (May 10)May 10: 12-5pm
Philadelphia, PA — Cherry Hill Mall (May 12 - 14)May 12: 12-6pm; May 13: 10am-5pm; May 14: 11am-5pm
Greensboro, NC — (May 18)May 18: 12-5pm
Charlotte, NC — Charlotte Motor Speedway (May 19 - 20)May 19/20: 12-6pm
Cincinnati, OH — Scene 75 (May 22)May 22: 12-5pm
Kansas City, MO — Union Station (May 24)May 24: 12-5pm
Denver, CO — Alamo Drafthouse Cinema (May 27 - 28)May 27: 10am-5pm; May 28: 11am-5pm
Salt Lake City, UT — Thanksgiving Point (May 30 - 31)May 30: 10am-6pm; May 31: 11am-5pm
Phoenix, AZ — Tempe Marketplace (Jun 3 - 4)Jun 3: 10am-6pm; Jun 4: 11am-5pm
San Diego, CA — Belmont Park / Mission Beach (Jun 6 - 7)Jun 6: 10am-6pm; Jun 7: 11am-5pm
Anaheim, CA — Downtown Disney (Jun 12 - 13)Jun 12/13: 10am-6pm
Los Angeles, CA — Autry Museum - Griffith Park (Jun 14 - 18)Jun 14: 2-6pm; Jun 15/16: 1130am-6pm; Jun 17: 10am-5pm; Jun 18: 12-5pm
San Francisco, CA — Westfield Oakridge Mall (Jun 22 - 23)Jun 22: 10am-6pm; Jun 23: 11am-5pm
Sonoma, CA — (Jun 25)Jun 25: 9am-3pm
Fans will be able to catch a sneak peek of the movie in the Cinetransformer Mobile Movie Theater. Visitors will also be able to take photos with the life-size character cars.
In addition, the 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.
Mack Trucks, Inc. will transport the life-size character cars on the coast-to-coast tour.