Thousands of Classic Cars and Fans will Line Historic Euclid Avenue Sept. 20-22.
ONTARIO, CALIFORNIA – (June 13, 2013)
– Ontario will experience a population explosion this fall as several thousand classic cars and tens of thousands of automobile enthusiasts descend upon the city Sept. 20-22 for the Route 66 Cruisin’ Reunion®.
The three-day classic car rally will feature block upon block of cars and displays, live music, and interactive off-site events such as a Poker Run and car competitions, and draw crowds of fans from Southern California and the Southwestern United States to Ontario’s historic Euclid Avenue.
“San Bernardino County and the Inland Empire have enjoyed a long and rich love affair with all things relating to vintage automobiles,” noted Michael Krouse, president of the nonprofit Route 66 Reunion and President & CEO of the Greater Ontario Convention and Visitors Bureau. “As a part of Ontario’s continuing vision for growth and greater community pride, we have formed what we know will become a long-standing, highly popular vintage metal road show for everyone to be proud of and to enjoy. We couldn’t be more excited as this is a great day for the City of Ontario.”
Teaming-up with the 501-(c)(3) Route 66 Reunion is long-time car show event planner Shelly McNaul. “Shelly, who now is our director of event planning for Route 66 Cruisin’ Reunion, brings more than 20 years of successful car show operations experience to the team,” said Krouse. “We are thrilled to have her on board.”
The Route 66 Cruisin’ Reunion will feature three days of classic cars, cruising, contests, live entertainment, fabulous food and revelry to make it one of the nation’s most extended, long-play events of its kind. Vintage autos and car hobbyists will line Ontario’s tree-shaded Euclid Avenue and a take part in a Poker Run rally incorporating the much loved classic Route 66.
ABOUT THE ROUTE 66 CRUISIN’ REUNION®:
The Route 66 Cruisin’ Reunion®, created by the newly formed 501-(c)(3) Route 66 Reunion, is Southern California’s ultimate weekend celebration of America’s love affair with the automobile and its world-famous highway, Route 66. Three days of cruising, contests, live entertainment, fabulous food and revelry make it one of the nation’s most extended, long-play events of its kind. Held annually each September along historic, tree-shaded Euclid Avenue in Ontario, California, the Route 66 Cruisin’ Reunion is where classic cruisers, convertibles, hot rods, and wicked Woodies fuel a jam-packed jamboree.
ABOUT THE GREATER ONTARIO CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU:
The Greater Ontario Convention and Visitors Bureau provides groups and meeting professionals with an unbiased, comprehensive resource when booking a tour, convention, meeting or event within the cities of Ontario and Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. Ideal for both leisure and business travel, the region boasts scenic mountains, deserts, vineyards and metropolitan areas that are both historic and cosmopolitan in character. For meeting needs of all sizes – from a conference room to a citywide convention utilizing the Ontario Convention Center – or for a special exposition or sporting event, the Greater Ontario Convention and Visitors Bureau will provide the necessary destination support tools to execute a successful experience.
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