Schedule

September 14-16, 2018

Central City, Colorado

Bring the entire family to relive the 1950s fun—hot rods, live music, excellent food, 24 hour gaming, all to the sound of uncapped vintage motors set in beautiful mountain scenery in a historic gold mining town.

Event: The 5th Annual Hot Rod Hill Climb

Course: The Hill Climb course will wind up Spring Street out of Central City, then left and right switch backs that climb to Virginia Canyon Road and rise 350 feet above Central City. Cars will return on the Central City Parkway back to the Staging/Pit area.

Location: Central City, Colorado (45 minutes west of Denver)

Date: Friday September 14, Saturday September 15, Sunday September 16, 2018


General Admission: FREE!

Pit Passes $10: Get close to the Hot Rods and Drivers Running the Hill! (13 and older) available at the gate

Event Registration $50: Includes Reliability Run, VIP Party Friday, Pit Pass, Peak to Peak run, Show parking on Main Street

Hot Rod Hill Climb Registration $125: Drive your early 1950’s styled Hot Rod in the Hill Climb and the Reliability Run. You must be approved, apply here or Email Nick.


Schedule: (tentative)

Friday 9/14/2018

8 AM – 3 PM          Reliability Run – Starts at Wooly Mammoth at 8am (event registration here)

   Pick-up your Registration Packets here 7am-10am

   You will easily make it to Central City by 3pm

Noon – 5 PM          Driver Tech Inspection at Big T Lot

Noon – 5 PM          Driver Check-in at Big T Lot

1 PM – 5 PM           Live Music on Main Street in Central City Adam Lopez and his Rhythm Review

Noon  – 6 PM          Food Court & Beer Garden behind Dostal Alley in Central City  

7 PM – midnight    VIP Kick-Off Party Registered Event participants only (event registration here)

All Day                      Gaming is 24 hour, Food & Drinks, Entertainment, Mine Tours, Recreation, Shows and more to come

 

Saturday 9/15/2018

10 AM – 6:30 PM   Downtown Central City Vendors and Live Music

   Ethyl and the Regulars

    Coop & Chicken Pluckers

    Hot Club of Cowtown

    Rodney James and the High Gear Daddies

9 AM – 4 PM          Hot Rod Hill Climb Feature Event Early 50s Hot Rods, just like 1954

Noon  – 6 PM         Food Court & Beer Garden behind Dostal Alley in Central City  

4 PM – 5 PM           Closing Ceremonies on Main Street on Band Stand – Awards and Club Picks

5 PM – midnight    KOA Campfire, restaurant and playground for kids

All Day                    Gaming is 24 hour, Food & Drinks, Entertainment, Mine Tours, Recreation, Shows and more to come

 

Sunday 9/16/2018

9 AM – 2 PM          Peak to Peak Run – Central City to Estes Park on the Peak to Peak Scenic Byway (and back)

All Day                    Gaming is 24 hour, Food & Drinks, Mine Tours, Recreation, and more to come

Thom Taylor

Thom Taylor Approved

 

Ride a Casino Bus:

Avoid parking and ride a bus

Free Parking:

Free parking with shuttle service, left at Nevadaville Road just before Central City on Parkway.

Free parking at the Century and Grand Z Casino Lots

Free parking at the Teller Opera House lot and the Prosser Lot just up west of the opera house

 Press Credentials

Press and media relations, please register here. We’ll be contacting you via email.