Car show returns to Cherokee Casino Tahlequah on Sept. 5
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — For the second consecutive year, Cherokee Casino Tahlequah is the home to the Cherokee National Holiday Car Show, taking place from 2 – 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 5.
This year marks the seventh annual appearance of the event during the long-running Cherokee National Holiday, which has occurred during the Labor Day weekend, yearly since 1953.
Car show coordinators are currently accepting registration forms for 11 categories, which include each decade, beginning pre-1950 through the 2000s. Other categories include muscle car to 1972, muscle car after 1972, imports and highly customized.
“This is a really exciting event where everyone’s a winner. The registration packet is loaded with great stuff and car enthusiasts get to spend time looking at some of the coolest cars from all over the state,” said Roger Barr, general manager for Cherokee Casino Tahlequah. “Last year we had a lot of fun hosting the car show, so we worked hard to make sure it came back to the casino this year.”
Registration for the car show is open until 2:30 p.m. the day of the event and judging begins at 3 p.m. Winners of each class will be presented a trophy at the 4 p.m. presentation.
Registration cost is $15 and includes a dash plaque, logoed chamois, T-shirt, raffle drawing ticket, $10 rewards play and a $10 coupon to River City Cafe.
As part of the day’s festivities at Cherokee Casino, there will be two free concerts. Badwater will play at 2 p.m. and Nick Gibson will perform at 8 p.m.
For a full schedule of events and event locations for the Cherokee National Holiday, visit http://holiday.cherokee.org or call (918) 453-5536. The car show registration form is listed with all other forms on the website.
Cherokee Casino Tahlequah is located four miles south of Tahlequah on State Highway 62. For additional information on the car show, including the registration form, visit the promotions page in the Cherokee Casino Tahlequah section of www.cherokeestarrewards.com or call (918) 207-3600.