Monster Mile’s Daytona 500 Watch Party set for Sunday, Feb. 16 at Dover Downs

Celebrate the start of the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season with your friends at Dover International Speedway at the Daytona 500 Watch Party on Sunday, Feb. 16.


DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 18: Actress Charlize Theron waves the green flag to start the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series 60th Annual Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 18, 2018 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images) | Getty Images
Actress Charlize Theron waves the green flag to start the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on Feb. 18, 2018. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images) 

The event is FREE for everyone and will be held inside the Fire & Ice lounge in Dover Downs Hotel & Casino,


Doors open at 1 p.m. and the race will start at approximately 2:30 p.m. The broadcast will be shown on Fire & Ice’s 20-foot high-definition movie projector screen in the lounge behind the bar, as well as many of the dozens of HD TVs above the bar area, allowing guests to watch their favorite driver close in on a Daytona title.


Prize drawings, Dover International Speedway ticket giveaways and more will be available. Food and drink specials will be offered, including $2 Bud and Bud Light drafts, $2.50 Bud, Bud Light, Bud Light Lime and Michelob Ultra bottles and $5 specialty cocktails.


The Monster Mile is hosting two NASCAR tripleheader weekends in 2020, on May 1-3 and Aug. 21-23. A representative from the Speedway’s ticket office will be on hand during the event for guests to order seats for Dover’s 2020 races.


The May 1-3 weekend includes the NASCAR Cup Series race on Sunday, May 3, preceded by the NASCAR Xfinity Series Dash 4 Cash race on Saturday, May 2 and the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series race on Friday, May 1.


The Aug. 21-23 weekend includes the “General Tire 125” ARCA Menards Series East race on Friday, Aug. 21, the NASCAR Xfinity Series playoff race on Saturday, Aug. 22 and the “Drydene 400” NASCAR Cup Series race on Sunday, Aug. 23.


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For tickets or more information on Monster Mile events, call (800) 441-RACE.