Grand Prix of Long Beach 2021

It's that time again, Race Week in Long Beach. Don't miss one second of the action!

Race fans get ready! One of the city's most exciting and popular annual things to do, the  Grand Prix of Long Beach will be back September 24 - 26, 2021. 

Please note that tickets for the 2021 event are not currently on sale. The Grand Prix Association of Long Beach is working with state, county, and local authorities to decide the future safety guidelines for the event. Tickets for the 2021 event will go on sale at a later date. 

We've made it easy for you to get in on the fun, just have a look at this event overview below.

What is the Grand Prix of Long Beach?

The Grand Prix of Long Beach is a three-day NTT IndyCar Series racing weekend in Long Beach. It is the longest-running major street race in North America (occurring annually since 1975!), and it draws about 200,000 attendees each year. While racing is the main event, there are also plenty more activities for the whole family, including two evening concerts, autograph sessions, food trucks, and a family fun zone.

Where is the event?

The race circuit is right on the streets of downtown Long Beach, with some events being inside The Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center, too. Check out the circuit map here.

When is the Grand Prix this year?

Grand Prix Race Weekend will be held from September 24 - 26, 2021. We will share information about additional local events leading up to race weekend as that event information becomes available.

sponsored race car for Acura Grand Prix

How much are tickets?

Tickets for the 2021 event will go on sale at a later date. 3-Day General Admission tickets are $100 per person, or you can buy a ticket for a specific day of the event. General Admission for Friday is $34, Saturday is $68, and Sunday is $73. Pre-paid parking packages, accessible seating, IndyCar Series Paddock access passes, Super Photo tickets, and an array of VIP Club packages are also available.

Fans will be able to select and pay for their Grand Prix of Long Beach tickets, parking, and paddock passes online when tickets go on sale. 

What are this year's racing events?

The Grand Prix weekend’s on-track action will be headlined by the NTT IndyCar Series and also include the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, Super Drift Challenge, Pirelli GT4 America SprintX, SPEED Energy Stadium Super Trucks, and the Historic Formula Atlantic Challenge.

Will there be other entertainment and activities too?

Yes, along with all the heart-pumping racing, there are plenty of things for ticket holders to do and see throughout Grand Prix weekend in Long Beach. Here's a look at some of the additional on-site entertainment:

Lifestyle Expo
The Lifestyle Expo offers hours of family fun and entertainment across more than 270,000 square feet. Explore more than 150 displays and exhibits featuring the latest advances in automotive technology, and cool new gadgets for your home and lifestyle. 

Family Fun Zone
Kids will love the Family Fun Zone, loaded with interactive activities like a climbing wall, video games, racing simulators, and more. 

Exotic Car Paddock
Be sure to stop by the Mothers Exotic Car Paddock for a close-up look at some of the world's rarest luxury and performance vehicles. It's the perfect selfie opportunity!

Cheap Trick live at Rock-N-Roar Grand Prix

Local Food Trucks
Grab a bite to eat at one of Southern California's favorite food trucks. Located behind Grandstand 31, near Shoreline Village, you can sample flavors from a variety of talented chefs.

Two Live Outdoor Concerts
Finally, wrap up your days of racing fun with two exciting outdoor concerts on Friday and Saturday nights. Headliners will be announced soon and the concerts are free to that day's ticket holders.

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