WICHITA, Kan. – The biggest, most prestigious hot rod event, Hot Rod Power Tour 2016, is coming to Wichita June 16!  This one of kind event has only seven stops on the national tour and our city is one of them. Upwards of 3,500 cars are expected to participate in this amazing event at the Kansas Pavilions and Wichitans can, too.

Display your vehicle in Wichita

Local drivers can join the last leg of the trip and drive from Oklahoma City to Wichita or Wichita to Kansas City where the tour ends on June 17. To participate in Wichita, locals can sign up here http://www.hotrod.com/events/power-tour/ for one-day registration and get the exclusive HOT ROD Power Tour license plate and vehicle entry.

Be a Hot Rod spectator in Wichita

No car to display?  No problem!  View thousands of immaculate vehicles well cared-for and unique.  A variety of makes, models and years will be displayed. Spectators can enjoy the event noon to 7:00 pm June 16 at the Kansas Pavilions. Entry is free and parking is available at Greyhound Park for a minimal fee.

Welcome the Hot Rod Power Tour to Wichita

Caterers, restaurants and food vendors who would like to serve this crowd are currently being secured.  Interested, qualified vendors can contact Hot Rod at jennygaddis@gmail.com. Area businesses are encouraged to welcome the tour participants with signs on marquees or with “car themed” specials in shops and restaurants.

This event will receive national coverage before, during and after the tour in Hot Rod Magazine and throughout many industry publications as well as local media along the tour.  “Wichita is known for our hospitality so we want to be sure and give a BIG welcome to this amazing tour,” shares Visit Wichita president & CEO Susie Santo.  “This is a terrific opportunity not just for hot rod enthusiasts but also for Wichita families.  We are thrilled to be one of just seven stops on this prestigious tour.”

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About Visit Wichita
Visit Wichita markets the greater Wichita area as a major convention and tourism destination, thereby enhancing the economic development of the city, county, region and state. Visit Wichita is led by president and CEO Susie Santo, and in 2015 travel and tourism contributed more than $1 billion in economic impact to the greater Wichita area.