2014 Charleston Boulevard Rod Run

and Doo Wop


Schedule of Events Oct. 1-5, 2014


Wednesday, October 2, 2013

06:00 - 9:00 PM

Mardi Gras Casino and Resort Cruise-In

This event is at Mardi Gras Casino and Resort
#1 Greyhound Drive - Nitro, WV 25313
(304) 776-1000 or 1-800-224-9683


TWO - ONE THOUSAND DOLLAR CASH DRAWINGS!

At 7:00 and at 8:30 pm there will be a drawing for a $1000 prize to a Rod Run and Doo Wop pre-registered vehicle in attendance at this cruise in.

www.mardigrascasinowv.com

 

 

Thursday, October 3, 2013

8:00 AM - 05:00 PM


Registration opens on Kanawha Boulevard.

PROCEED FROM GREENBRIER STREET TO KANAWHA BOULEVARD WESTBOUND TO REGISTRATION.

Pre-registered vehicles will be flagged directly through registration and allowed to proceed to available parking spots.

No unauthorized vehicle entry from side streets!

8:00 AM - 10:00 PM


Car show Kanawha Boulevard from Capitol Street to Magic Island.

10:00 AM

National Anthem

10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Vendors & Concessions Open


DJ’s - Randy Damron & Charlie Cooper until the concert starts! KAZ 680 AM All Day! A First Time Exclusive, Rod Run & Doo Wop Broadcast!

 

 

12:10 - 12:50 PM


Spirit of West Virginia Paddle Boat

Brown Bag Lunch Cruise

03:00 - 07:00 PM


The route is a loop between magic island and the upper boulevard also stopping at the hotels on Washington street. There will be trolley stops along Virginia street one block over from the boulevard. Look for signs at the show!

06:00 PM


Reception for volunteers & car owners - Haddad Riverfront Park Ticket required - Included in registration packet

7:00 - 8:00 PM


Spirit of West Virginia Paddle Boat

Boulevard cruise

7:30 PM


Evening Concert -RiverJam
Sponsored by the West Virginia Radio Corporation

Just prior to the concert we will draw the Pre-Registered winner of the $500 cash prize. (Winner is picked from entries received or postmarked before midnight September 1, 2013.) Mardi Gras T-Shirts and Gift give-a-ways.


 

 

Friday, October 4, 2013

Click here for information regarding shuttle service to Mardi Gras Casino & Resort

 

08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Registration opens on Kanawha Boulevard.

PROCEED FROM GREENBRIER STREET TO KANAWHA BOULEVARD WESTBOUND TO REGISTRATION.

Pre-registered vehicles will be flagged directly through registration and allowed to proceed to available parking spots.

No unauthorized vehicle entry from side streets!

8:00 AM - 10:00 PM


Car show Kanawha Boulevard from Capitol Street to Magic Island.


09:00 AM


Donut Connection & Brown Chevrolet Route 60 Cruise and Poker Run

Contact Bill Wood for information- 304.343.5221

First place winner - $250.00
Second place winner - $150.00
Third place winner - $100.00

Registration and Rally between 9:30 -10am at the Charleston Moose parking lot, there will be a brief drivers meeting at 10:30, then the cruise will begin around 11:15am. Lunch will be provided at Brown Chevrolet.

(This is a very scenic tour if you have never driven Route 60 please join in- your parking spot is secure and will be waiting for you when you return.)

10:00 AM

National Anthem

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Givens Machine Shop tours - (visit the Given's tent for more info)

  • See West Virginia’s premier machine shop

10:00 AM - 7:00 PM


Vendors & Concessions Open


DJ’s - Randy Damron & Charlie Cooper until the concert starts! KAZ 680 AM All Day! A First Time Exclusive, Rod Run & Doo Wop Broadcast!

 

The route is a loop between magic island and the upper boulevard also stopping at the hotels on Washington street. There will be trolley stops along Virginia street one block over from the boulevard. Look for signs at the show!

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

NSRA (National Street Rod Association) Safety Inspections

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Shops at the Doo Wop - Many ladies products on display – Watch for signs at the show for directions to the shops!

 

Registration Form

Shops at the Doo Wop Letter

10:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Poker Walk - through Downtown Village District

Prizes awarded for best hands - Sponsored by Charleston Area Alliance


starts at Ramada Downtown Hotel

12:10 - 12:50 PM

Spirit of West Virginia Paddle Boat
Brown Bag Lunch Cruise

02:00 - 03:00 PM

Spirit of West Virginia Paddle Boat
State Capitol Cruise

06:00 PM

Daily 50/50 Drawing

06:30 - 07:30 PM

Spirit of West Virginia Paddle Boat
Cruise

7:30 PM

Evening Concert –The Band Gage and Confederate Railroad
Sponsored by West Virginia Radio Corporation & Mardi Gras Casino & Resort

08:15 PM - 9:15 PM

The Spirit of West Virginia will be participating in the Lighted Boat Parade cruise

09:00 PM

Lighted Boat Parade - Sponsored by Kanawha River Power Squadron

09:30 PM

Light up the Night Flames Erupt from West Virginia Flame Throwers!

 

Saturday, October 5, 2013

Click here for information regarding shuttle service to Mardi Gras Casino & Resort

 

08:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Registration Kanawha Boulevard - from Capitol Street to Magic Island.

Pre-registered vehicles will be flagged directly through registration and allowed to proceed to available parking spots.

08:00 AM - 10:00 PM


Car show Kanawha Boulevard from Capitol Street to Magic Island.

8:00 AM - 10:00 PM


Automotive Swap Meet on Magic Island

10:00 AM

 
National Anthem

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

 
Shops at the Doo Wop - Many ladies products on display – Watch for signs at the show for directions to the shops!


Registration Form
Shops at the Doo Wop Letter

10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Vendors & Concessions Open


DJ’s - Randy Damron & Charlie Cooper until the concert starts! KAZ 680 AM All Day! A First Time Exclusive, Rod Run & Doo Wop Broadcast!

 

The route is a loop between magic island and the upper boulevard also stopping at the hotels on Washington street. There will be trolley stops along Virginia street one block over from the boulevard. Look for signs at the show!

9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

NSRA Safety Inspections

12:00 - 01:00 PM

Spirit of West Virginia Paddle Boat
Brown Bag Lunch Cruise

01:30 PM

Haddad Riverfront Park – Shonenbaum Stage
Hydraulic Exhibition – (not a hopping leaping show) Demonstrations at Haddad Riverfront Park – Shonenbaum Stage. First place $250.00, Second Place $150 and Third place $100.


02:00 PM

WV Drag Racers Hall of Fame Inductions

Haddad Riverfront Park – Shonenbaum Stage

02:30 PM

Build a car in 4 Minutes and watch it drive away! – Nitro Antique Car Club

Haddad Riverfront Park – Shonenbaum Stage


03:00 PM

Car Crushing, Bone Rattling! Watch BigFoot on Magic Island.

Shops at the Doo Wop - Product shows all day - Watch for signs at the show for directions to the shops!


03:00 PM

Givens Machine Shop Engine Build Demonstration

04:00 PM

Dance Contest – Court Street Overlook at DJ Booth

4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Spirit of West Virginia Paddle Boat
Boulevard cruise

06:00 PM

Drawings for Other Prizes Attached to 50/50 tickets will be announced before concert at Haddad Riverfront Park stage

7:30 PM


Evening Concert –The Diamonds
Sponsored by Mardi Gras Casino and Resort

09:00 PM

Spirit of West Virginia Paddle Boat
Watch Fireworks from the Dock

9:15 PM

FIREWORKS - SPONSORED By: Mardi Gras Casino and Resort and The West Virginia Radio Corporation!

 

Sunday, October 6, 2013

8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

 
Car Show all day from Capitol Street to Magic Island.

8:00 AM to 12:00 PM

 
Automotive Swap Meet on Magic Island

10:00 AM

 
National Anthem

Vendors & Concessions open

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

DJ’s - Randy Damron & Charlie Cooper

01:00 PM

Sponsor trophy Awards – Haddad Riverfront Park  – Shonenbaum Stage

AFTER SPONSOR AWARDS

Mustang Drawing

Banner Auction

6:00 PM

Quaker Steak & Lube After Show Cruise in Appreciation Dinner.

2931 Mountaineer Blvd, Charleston, WV 25309