Williams Grove Speedway
Season Opener: March 14, 2021
Off-season work around the speedway included electrical wiring and lighting upgrades and replacements. The historic oval was resurfaced with new clay prior to the onset of winter.
Racing begins at 7:30 p.m. every Friday. Children 12 and under are always free. Don't miss your chance to see the Greatest Show on Dirt!
While you're in town, include these other revved up attractions in your stay.
Unique displays of legendary race memorabilia.
AMA-sanctioned track that has been hosting motocross racing for nearly 20 years.
Car enthusiasts have been running their vehicles on this 1/8th-mile drag strip for over 50 years.
Williams Grove Speedway is fun for the entire family and an affordable entertainment option for a summer night. If you're bringing the whole crew schedule time for more family fun in the Cumberland Valley. Check out a few of our recommendations below.
Go kart racing, mini golf, rock climbing, arcade games and laser tag.
Located at the U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center in Carlisle, this one-mile loop showcases each era of the U.S. Army, with full-size exhibits and artifacts.
Just 30 minutes away you can visit the internationally-known "Happiest Place on Earth."
Dining & Nightlife
When you're ready to unwind, grab a meal and a cold one at an assortment of restaurants spread throughout the Valley. Here are some favorites closed to Williams Grove Speedway.
Find American classics and craft beer at this hotspot that is located so close to Williams Grove Speedway you can hear the race from the outdoor patio.
Head to nearby Carlisle for tastes from around the world including Belgian, Indian, Japanese, English and more.
Visit the three waterfront restaurants in Wormleysburg for great food and views of the sparkling Susquehanna River and Harrisburg skyline.
The Valley's emerging breweries and collection of brew pubs are a great spot to try new craft beers or find old favorites.