Classic cars, classic rock and roll, classic summertime fun; it’s an unbeatable combination that will get your motor runnin’, and it all happens in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, a scenic 150-mile drive from Denver through Glenwood Canyon.
On June 10 to 12, the 59th annual MG Car Club Rallye rolls into town; this is the nation’s oldest continuous road rally. The three-day event starts Friday, June 10, with the rally departing Arvada for Glenwood Springs. The following day is a driving tour and scavenger hunt that starts and ends in Glenwood Springs. The final event of the weekend includes a car show at Two Rivers Park and a funkhana, or driving skills competition similar to an obstacle course.
On July 29 to 31, the Grand River Classic Car and Motorcycle Days shifts into high gear, showcasing original and restored vehicles that represent nearly every decade since the early 1900s.
The 8th annual Grand River Classic Car and Motorcycle Days begins Friday, July 29, with a ‘cruise night’ and a street dance and barbeque that is open to the community. Festivities are centered around Vicco’s Charcoalburger Drive-In, located along Highway 6 in West Glenwood Springs. On Saturday morning, up to 150 cars and motorcycles are expected to line up along 7th Street in downtown Glenwood Springs, making it easy for spectators to admire, possibly peek under the hood, and even ask owners questions about their unique hobby. Adding to the small-town charm, the local Kiwanis Club will be serving a pancake breakfast. Enjoy the show all day from 9am to 4pm.
Glenwood Springs is located between Aspen and Vail, 165 miles west of Denver or 90 miles east of Grand Junction on I-70 off Exit 116.
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