NASCAR Canada Day Weekend

Friday, June 28

Nashville Recording Artists & 2024 Juno Nominee

With Special Guests

From Halifax - Cover Band of the Year

Singer, songwriter from Mabou

Concert Details & Artist Information Here

Saturday, June 29 & Sunday, June 30

The ONLY Doubleheader This Year for Canada's ONLY National Touring Series

On Saturday, June 29, with...

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On Sunday, June 30, with...

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Schedule

Friday, June 28

Gates Open at 5 p.m.
Show starts at 7 p.m.
James Barker Band at approx. 9 p.m.

Saturday, June 29

Gates Open at 3:30 p.m.
Autograph Session at 4 p.m. (30m)
Show starts at 5 p.m.

Sunday, June 30

Gates Open at 3:30 p.m.
Autograph Session at 4 p.m. (30m)
Show starts at 5 p.m.

Subject to change without notice | More detail to be added as available

Purchase Tickets

Grandstand tickets available starting March 28 at Noon (Atlantic time) online only using the following links…Pit tickets will be available at a later date.

Camping

Camping reservations are available using the Camping Reservations button below. Drive-up availability is dependent on reservations; capacity is limited.

For this event, we’re offering a Layover option between Canada Day the IWK 250 – check it out below

Admission & Seating Charts

all ticket prices include 15% HST / Friday ticket prices include HST and a 3% SOCAN fee / click Ticket Breakdown tab below for details

Friday, June 28

Country Rocks Riverside, featuring…

  • James Barker Band, Merimac, Eddie Cummings

Ticket Age Groups
Child (4 & under), Youth (5-15), Adult (16+)
Must be 19+ to enter the licensed area.

Ticket Prices
Tier 1 (reserved): Adult – $75, Youth $45, Child $5
Tier 2 (reserved): Adult – $70, Youth $40, Child $5
Tier 3 (reserved): Adult – $65, Youth $35, Child $5
The Pit (general admission, all ages): $85

IMPORTANT: For this event you MUST have a ticket in Sections E/F/G to enter the licensed area (and be 19+).

SAVE $10 on Adult & Youth Concert Tickets if Purchased With a Saturday/Sunday Combo Pass (offered as add-on during Combo Pass checkout)

Saturday, June 29

Featuring…
NASCAR Canada Series, East Coast International Pro Stock Tour

General Admission: Adult $50, 15 & under – free
Reserved, Bench: Adult $70, 15 & under $40
Reserved, Premium: All Ages $60
Pit: All Ages* – TBA

OR – Included with Saturday/Sunday Combo Pass
General Admission: Adult $75, 15 & under – free
Reserved, Bench: Adult $85, 15 & under $40
Reserved, Premium: All Ages $95

*Anyone 18 & under entering the Pit/Infield MUST complete a Minor Access to Pit application at least seven (7) days before the event; no exceptions to the timeframe and no exceptions at the gate. Please note pit entry is intended for race team members only.

Sunday, June 30

Featuring…
NASCAR Canada Series, Hot Rod Classics Vintage Race Car Series

General Admission: Adult $40, 15 & under – free
Reserved, Bench: Adult $45, 15 & under $20
Reserved, Premium: All Ages $50
Pit: All Ages* – TBA

OR – Included with Saturday/Sunday Combo Pass
General Admission: Adult $75, 15 & under – free
Reserved, Bench: Adult $85, 15 & under $40
Reserved, Premium: All Ages $95

*Anyone 18 & under planning to enter the Pit/Infield MUST complete a Minor Access to Pit application at least seven (7) days before the event; no exceptions to the timeframe and no exceptions at the gate. Please note pit entry is intended for race team members only.

Saturday, June 29 & Sunday, June 30

Includes tickets for Saturday & Sunday racing. See the Special Offer below if you’re also attending the Friday night concert.

General Admission: Adult $75, 15 & under – free
Reserved, Bench: Adult $85, 15 & under $40
Reserved, Premium: All Ages $95

SPECIAL OFFER: Get a $10 discount on Adult & Youth tickets for the June 28 Country Rocks Riverside concert featuring James Barker Band if you buy them with a Saturday/Sunday Combo Pass. After selecting seating for Saturday and Sunday, the concert will be offered as an add-on during the checkout process. Click the ‘Buy Tix’ button, select your concert tickets, and check out (the discount will show on the payment page). If not interested in concert tickets, click ‘Continue’ to be directed to the payment page.

Ticket Price Breakdown

TOTAL HST SOCAN RIS NET
$95.00 $12.39 $2.41 $80.20
$90.00 $11.74 $2.28 $75.98
$85.00 $11.09 $2.15 $71.76
$80.00 $10.43 $2.03 $67.54
$75.00 $9.78 $1.90 $63.32
$70.00 $9.13 $1.77 $59.10
$65.00 $8.48 $1.65 $54.88
$60.00 $7.83 $1.52 $50.65
$55.00 $7.17 $1.39 $46.43
$45.00 $5.87 $1.14 $37.99
$35.00 $4.57 $0.89 $29.55
$30.00 $3.91 $0.76 $25.33
$25.00 $3.26 $0.63 $21.11
$20.00 $2.61 $0.51 $16.88

 

HST is a 15% Harmonized Sales Tax charged by federal and provincial governments

SOCAN is a 3% licensing fee for live music charged by the Society of Composers, Authors, and Music Publishers of Canada; the fees collected are distributed as royalties to SOCAN members

Corporate Hospitality

Group packages are available for companies; please email info@riversidespeedway.ca for more information.

Advertising

Advertising opportunities are available for this event; please email info@riversidespeedway.ca for more information.

OHVs & Golf Carts

All OHV/Golf Cart use on RIS property requires an OHV permit, the application form is at the following link…

FAQ | Facility Map

NASCAR History at Riverside

  • 1975: Export A NASCAR Canadian Series
    • Held June 18, 1975
    • 1975 Daytona 500 winner, Benny Parsons, was a guest driver
    • It was the first time a NASCAR National Series driver visited the area to compete in an event
    • The purse was $7,500.00 – the largest in the region at that time
    • Michigan’s Jerry “The Bear” Makara won the race en route to becoming the 1975 series champion
  • NASCAR North
    • 1981 – known as the NASCAR Molson Circuit
      • Twin 100s, held June 27 & 28
      • Rounds 10 & 11 on the 27-race season for the series
      • Winner #1: Florida’s Robbie Crouch “The Tampa Tornado”
      • Winner #2: Mike Barry (Vermont)
      • Dick McCabe was the series champion that year
    • 1985
      • Held July 20, round 16 of 30 series races
      • Robbie Crouch was the winner
      • Randy Lajoie won the series title
      • Frank Fraser (Shubenacadie, NS) was Rookie of the Year
        • Fraser competed in 28/30 races that year with two top 5s and seven top 10s
  • NASCAR Canadian Tire Series
    • 2007, Sept 16 – Mark Dilley
    • 2008, Sept 20 – Don Thomson Jr.
    • 2009, Sept 20 – Andrew Ranger
    • 2010, Sept 18 – D.J. Kennington
    • 2011, Sept 17 – Scott Steckley
    • 2012, Sept 15 – D.J. Kennington
    • 2013, Aug 17 – Jason Hathaway
    • 2014, Aug 16 – Donald Chisholm
  • NASCAR Pinty’s Series
    • 2015, Aug 15 – Scott Steckley
    • 2016, Aug 20 – Cayden Lapcevich
    • 2017, Aug 20 – Alex Labbe
    • 2018, Aug 18 – L.P. Dumoulin
    • 2019, Aug 17 – Jason Hathaway
  • NASCAR Canada Series
    • 2024 , June 29 –
    • 2024, June 30 –

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