Third Annual Nitro Nite Downtown Joliet Joliet, IL



Third Annual Nitro Nite Downtown Joliet Joliet, IL -Joliet City Center Partnership will be hosting the Third Annual Nitro Nite on Thursday, July 7, 2016 from 5:00 until 10:00 p.m. on Chicago Street in Downtown Joliet.


Joliet City Center Partnership is excited to announce that the presenting sponsors for Nitro Nite 2016 are John Bays and Hawk Joliet. Additional contributing sponsors include Route 66 Raceway, Miller Brewing Co., Interstate Battery, Rendel’s, Window World of Joliet, Physicians Immediate Care, Pro Town Properties, Midland States Bank and Milano Bakery. Downtown Joliet’s Nitro Nite is an exhilarating event that provides Downtown Joliet with the opportunity to tap into thousands of NHRA fans visiting Joliet’s Route 66 Raceway for the NHRA Route 66 Nationals which are held from July 7-10.

Fans will get the chance to visit with NHRA drivers, enjoy vendors, a racing simulator, hot food, live music performed by SOUL MOTION and NO EXSCAPE, and cold beverages. NHRA drivers scheduled to appear at this time include: TJ Zizzo, Jack Beckman, Jeg Coughlin, Allen Johnson, Steve Johnson, Melissa Surber, Michael Ray and Chip Ellis. Nitro Nite is a free downtown event; however, event goers may purchase tickets for VIP area access for $10 at the gate. In addition to access to the VIP tent, which is sponsored by Route 66 Raceway, tickets include 2 free drink tickets, premium stage viewing, and a commemorative Nitro Nite cup (while supplies last); children 12 and under may enter the VIP area for free, if accompanied by an adult.

Classic car owners are welcome and encouraged to join in on the fun! Spaces are available on a first come, first serve basis. Classic car load in will be from 3 to 5 p.m. on the corner of Ottawa and Clinton Streets. Nitro Nite is one of many downtown events brought to you by Joliet City Center Partnership, LLC. in order to provide an opportunity to showcase and promote downtown businesses and boost community pride among Joliet residents and visitors.

For more information: Sarah Strickland, Marketing and Event Manager Joliet City Center Partnership 116 N. Chicago St. Joliet, IL 60432 (815) 774-6067

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