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A new holiday light experience is driving into town. Tickets are now on sale for Peppermint Parkway, a drive-thru Christmas experience with millions of lights and a carnival at the Circuit of the Americas.


Guests will be able to drive through Peppermint Parkway from Nov. 27 to Jan. 3. The event will operate from 6-10:30 p.m. on weekdays and from noon-10:30 p.m. on weekends.

The one mile drive-thru experience will allow guests to journey though Peppermint Parkway's Candy Cane Lane, ATXmas, Gingerbread Alley, Enchanted Forest, Frozen Land, North Pole until finishing off at Club Sleigh.

Upon arrival, guests can purchase popcorn, cotton candy and water before experiencing the show.

After driving through Peppermint Parkway, The Circuit of the Americas will also host Peppermint Plaza, where guests can enjoy the COTALAND Kiddie Amusement Park with a ferris wheel, games, trains, food and a meet and greet with Pepper and Mint, the Peppermint Parkway mascots. Peppermint Plaza will open alongside Peppermint Parkway on Nov. 27.

Tickets for standard admission are $35. Guests can also purchase three different types of upgraded tickets ranging from $60-$90 per vehicle. Tickets and more information on the Peppermint parkway can be found here.

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