The 2015 Hutch Rod Run Returns

It's that time of year again!  In just a few days the Downtown Hutchinson Rod Run & Classic Car Show will return to Hutchinson, KS!  As the presenting sponsor we have the opportunity of giving you a first hand inside look at the upcoming event that will engulf the entire downtown of Hutchinson!  The Rod Run is a 3 day event spanning October 2nd through the 4th. The Rod Run draws approximately 25,000 visitors to check out 400+ beautiful hot rods, classic and antique cars, trucks and motorcycles.  But that is just one small piece of this larger than life small town show. Below we have outlined the entire schedule along with some frequently asked questions about the event.

Admission

Admission is free for spectators.


The Downtown Hutchinson Rod Run & Classic Car Show is located in Downtown Hutchinson in Reno County.  Reno County is loacted in South Central Kansas and can be easily reached from all directions via, K-61, K-96 or US-50. The event will take place downtown on Main Street from 3rd Street to Avenue B. Main Street will be closed to through traffic and public parking from 8AM Friday until 5PM Sunday. Spectators coming from the north on Main will be directed to turn on 4th Street either right to Washington or left to Walnut and proceed south to locate parking on side streets between Walnut and Main or Washington and Main and in parking lots designated for the public. Registration takes place at the Rod Run Headquarters at McVay's Garage (16 E. Avenue A.) Portions of the Rod Run will also take place in Avenue A Park and George Pyle Park. Beer sales will take place at the intersection of Avenue A and Main Street. For directions to the Rod Run you can visit the directions page here: http://www.downtownhutchrodrun.com/about-hutchinson/maps/  

Schedule

Friday October 2, 2015

8:00 AM to 12:00 PM – Vendor and Event Set-up 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM – Downtown Shopping 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM – Show Registration at McVays Garage 12:00 PM to 9:00 PM – Show and Shine & Street Vendors with Bands ALL Day! 12:00 PM to 9:00 PM – Exhibitors in Memorial Hall to be announced 12:00 PM to 9:00 Pm - Car Giveaways at Memorial Hall Corvette Stingray! 12:00 PM to 9:00 PM – Mel Hambelton Displays and Prairie Pups 75th Anniversary ( Parking lot east side of main). 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM – Vehicle Wrap Display by Lowens Inc. 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM – Rod Run Cruise Led by Mel Hambelton Ford 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Downtown Kiwanis BBQ Chefs Tables George Pyle Park (for reservations go to hutchribs.com) 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM - Rod Run Craft Beer Tasting at George Pyle Park 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM – Friday Night Concert at George Pyle Park Gazebo Sponsored by First National Bank featuring the band Linnaberry Wine! (www.linnaberrywine.com)

Saturday October 3, 2015

8:00 AM to 12:00PM – Show Registration at McVays Garage 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM – Show and Shine & Street Vendors with Bands ALL Day! 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM – Downtown Shopping 9:00 AM to 9:30 AM – Mel Hambelton Ford Presents the Dr. Phil Radio Show 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM - Exhibitors in Memorial Hall to be announced 9:00 AM to 9:00 Pm - Car Giveaways at Memorial Hall Win a 1977 Corvette Stingray 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM – Mel Hambelton Displays and Prairie Pups 75th Anniversary ( Parking lot east side of main). 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM – Family Day at DCI Park Provided by Midway Motors featuring: 10 - 5: Inflatables, Rock Wall, Spider Wall 10 - 12: Cause for Paws Adopt a Pet 10 - 6: "Totally Legal Sound" DJ Entertainment 10 - 2: Go Karts, Timed Laps. Admission $3 with proceeds going to Breast Cancer Awareness 11, 1:30, and 4 - Canine in the Clouds The Ultimate Sport Stunt and Trick Dog Show 10:00 AM to ? - Downtown Kiwanis BBQ Chefs Tables George Pyle Park (for reservations go to hutchribs.com) 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM - Rod Run Craft Beer Tasting at George Pyle Park 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM – Vehicle Wrap Demonstrations by Lowens Inc. 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM – “McVays Burnout" Presented by The Tire Store 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM - Saturday Night Concert at George Pyle Park Gazebo Sponsored by First National Bank featuring King Midas’ 50 Anniversary Tour!

Sunday October 4, 2015

8:00 AM to 2:00 PM – Show and Shine & Street Vendors with Bands! 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM - Exhibitors in Memorial Hall to be announced 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM - Car Giveaways at Memorial Hall 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM – Mel Hambelton Displays and Prairie Pups 75th Anniversary ( Parking lot east side of main) 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM – Awards Ceremony at Memorial Hall 3:00 PM – Car Giveaways at Memorial Hall 4:00 PM – End of 8th Annual Downtown Hutch Rod Run

Rod Run Cruise

Join us for the Rod Run Cruise on Friday, October 2nd from 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM as we cruise through Hutchinson!  We will Start on Main St and head north until we turn right on 17th Ave.  We will then take a quick left on Plum St. up to 30th Ave. We will then take a right on Lorraine St. followed by a right on 17th.  From there we will take a left on to Severance St. followed by a right on 11th Ave.  We will take a slight right at 4th Ave. to Plum Street and then a final right on Ave. A.  The cruise is open to all Show & Shine registrants and spectators are welcome along the route!

Entering your vehicle

You can pre-register via our online registration. You may also download a registration form (available soon) to mail-in. Registration is open to CLASSIC AND ANTIQUE CARS & TRUCKS, CUSTOM RODS, STREET RODS, MUSCLE CARS, MOTORCYCLES, CUSTOM TRUCKS, RAT RODS, EXOTIC VEHICLES AND WRAPPED VEHICLES in show quality, safe, with no broken glass. You can also register on site, Vehicle registration forms will be available at vehicle check-in at the old McVay Cab Company Garage at 16 E. Avenue A downtown Hutchinson. The pre-registration fee is $25 judged or non-judged. All vehicles registered on site, judged or not judged will be $30. To qualify as a registered vehicle, your vehicle must meet the following standards: The show is open to antique cars and trucks, custom rods, street rods, muscle cars, motorcycles, custom trucks, motorcycles, rat rods and exotic vehicles. All vehicles are subject to year-of manufacture verification. All vehicles at the Downtown Hutchinson Rod Run & Classic Car Show must be licensed, insured, registered, show quality and safe for the event. No motorized or non-motorized contrivances which do not comply with these requirements shall be ridden on the event grounds. Only recognized, single occupant handicap contrivances, motorized or non-motorized, will be allowed. The decision of the Hutchinson Rod Run officials will be final.
  • Show quality vehicles with no broken glass
  • Upon inspection of pre-registered vehicle, organizers reserve the right to revoke registration.  If revoked, fee will be refunded within three weeks after event.
  • No unauthorized bicycles, skate boards, golf carts, or motorized carts allowed within event boundary.
  • No roping off of large sections of spaces.
  • Vehicles activating hydraulics and/or air bags, flames from exhaust, obscene or offensive artwork, signs, stickers, etc. are prohibited.
  • Open exhaust system rules are strictly enforced.
  • Vehicles activating hydraulics and/or air bags, flames from exhaust, obscene or offensive artwork, signs, stickers etc. are prohibited.
  • Open exhaust system rules are strictly enforced.
  • No "For Sale" signs are allowed.
  • Discreet decal/paint is allowed.
  • No unauthorized bicycles, skateboards, golf carts, and motorized carts allowed within event boundary.
  • No roping off large sections or spaces.
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