The Third Great West End & Railroad Square Handcar Regatta is on Sunday, September 26th 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. This update will have useful links, news and information for this very special weekend.
The Regatta website is an incredible source of information about anything you might want (or never knew you wanted) to know about: The Great West End & Railroad Square Handcar Regatta
A Baron of privilege and pleasure – If you would like to be treated like royalty and have the money to spend, support this event by becoming a Robber Baron. For $100, you can lord over the “rabble” from private tents just feet from the finish line. Eat delectable treats from Sizzling Tandoor and other fine edibles along with wines from Rodney Strong and D’Argenzio throughout the glorious day! To Purchase Robber Baron Pass- Click here!
Get your steampunk on! A costume is the best way to immerse yourself into the Regatta. The theme this year is Colonial India and Beyond. The first two years were blazing hot. This year’s weather is anyone’s guess so leave yourself some options. The Regatta website has an excellent resource page for costume ideas- click here! Here’s something from ShopSoCo What’s Your Regatta Wear?
September 24th, Friday- CHOPS – The unveiling of Locust-Motive. An evening of innovative art. Start off the Handcar Regatta Weekend by being one of the first to view the teen-designed and fabricated handcar. View other contraptions by Krank-Boom-Clank, Arn Anderson and Whiskey Drunk Cycles . Music and food. Location: Chop’s Teen Club corner of W. 6th & Adams. 5 to 7 p.m. Veil falls at 5:30- Don’t miss it!
The West End Neighborhood where urbanism, preservation, art and people come together! For the full calendar, the latest updates and photos- go the West End Neighborhood website Click Here!