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32nd Annual Robbers Cave Fall Foliage Cruise & Lawn Chair Nationals
October 19, 2018
The 32nd Annual Robbers Cave Fall Foliage Cruise & Lawn Chair Nationals in the beautiful Robbers Cave State Park along the shores of Lake Carlton in the San Bois Mountains. Not only the 32nd year of the Fall Festival, but hopefully the best year ever. 80 to 90 thousand people visit during the three days of the event.
The weekend kicks off on Friday with a pre-registration Burger Social at the Wooldridge Ranch. Also, home to the HOUSE of PACKARD located on US HWY 270 just west of Wilburton. 250-300 vehicles are usually pre-registered during this part of the event. Come and see what all the shop has to offer. While, enjoying a free hamburger or hot dog. People arrive around 4 p.m. and food served around 5 p.m. So, come and go as you please.
Saturday’s Fall Foliage Cruise hosts between 500-600 pre-1986 cars, some original, some restored, and some customized. Car Show at Robbers Cave State Park is FREE. Even more, participants pick the winners! Participants start arriving around 7 a.m. Registration opens at 8 a.m.
Browse and enjoy one of the largest craft shows in the state. Furthermore, enjoy Amusement Rides and a Quilt Show. Also, fantastic food and entertainment including live bands. Dedicated FREE Motorcycle parking. FREE courtesy shuttle buses: “Parking to Event” and “Town to Park”.
Most noteworthy, classes include:
STREET ROD COUPE, SEDAN, and TRUCK- PRE-1949
49-65 CLASSIC CAR
49-65 CLASSIC TRUCK
55-57 TRI-FIVE CHEVY
66-85 CAR OR TRUCK
RAT ROD/ SUEDE
OUR SPECIALTY AWARDS INCLUDE:
KING PIN KUSTOM
WAY COOL WAGON
PEDDLE CAR/ WAGON
PARTICIPANTS RECEIVE: Dash plaque, goody bag, door prize ticket, voting ballet, and Ladies door prize. Also, chance to enter 50/50 drawing. Ten door prize tickets an hour starting at 8 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Awards start at 3 p.m. and shows over at 5 p.m.
The Car Show ends on Sunday but the festival still goes strong. Missed out on any of the arts and crafts vendors? Rather, great day to go check them out. Also, enjoy live music and the carnival.