The biggest, most prestigious hot rod event, Hot Rod Power Tour 2016, is coming to Wichita! This one of kind event has only seven stops on the national tour and our city is one of them.
The Hot Rod Power Tour is in its 22nd year and is an American tradition that enthusiasts, locals in the towns they tour and industry insiders look forward to every year. The national tour runs June 11-17, 2016 and Wichita’s stop is June 16th at the Kansas Pavilions.
Last year, the Hot Rod Power Tour had 6,095 drivers who enjoyed events and activities hosted by the tour. The entire tour is 1,500 miles long and 2,120 participants traveled each of those miles over a week-long period. More than 116,000 spectators total joined the fun throughout the week and along stops.
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.”
Spectators can enjoy the event noon to 6:00 pm at the Kansas Pavilions on June 16.
Those interested in bringing a car can register here:
To learn more about the event, see this video:
https://vimeo.com/107660238 (Password: powertour)
About Visit Wichita Convention & Visitors Bureau
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 2014 travel and tourism contributed more than $1 billion in economic impact to the greater Wichita area.
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 2013 travel and tourism contributed more than $1 billion in economic impact to the Wichita MSA.