MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Hawktoberfest Car Show returns to downtown Kent on Saturday

Music, contests part of Seahawks-themed day | Schedule

  • Thursday, September 26, 2019 12:39pm
  • Life

The Kent Downtown Partnership presents the fifth annual Hawktoberfest Car Show on Saturday, Sept. 28 in downtown Kent.

The show is 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Railroad Avenue and Meeker Street.

The family-friendly event is a community celebration of Seattle’s beloved football team.

The event is free to the public. Car enthusiasts who want to show off their Hawk-themed car, truck or other vehicle can register their vehicle for $25.

Car registration begins at 9:30 a.m. Register here.

Proceeds raised from the event will support KDP in its work to sustain small businesses and revitalize historic downtown.

For more information about Kent Downtown Partnership, visit DowntownKentWA.com.

Schedule:

11 a.m. – Event opening

11:15 a.m. – Washington Diamonds Drill Team

Noon – Music performance by CJ Dudley

12:15 p.m. – Washington Diamonds Drill Team

1:15 p.m. – Washington Diamonds Drill Team

1:30 p.m. – Costume contest awards

2 p.m. – Car awards/trophies

3 p.m. – Show ends

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Trophies will be awarded to car owners in categories:

• Seahawks themed

Best themed

Most creative

Best Non-Street

Wildest

• Sponsor’s choice

Non-themed vehicles:

Best of Show

Favorite Original

Favorite Foreign

Favorite Pre 1950s

Most Unique

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Costume contest: Contestants must be present on-site between 1 and 1:30 p.m. Judges will be watching for best costumes.

Categories:

Best Adult

Best Kids costume

Best group (3 or more)

Best couple

Note: Railroad Avenue closes at 6:30 a.m.; day-of-registration and check-in starts at 9:30 a.m. at the corner of Meeker Street and Railroad Avenue North, Please enter Meeker Street West from Central Avenue.

Trophies for cars will begin 2 p.m. for both cars; must be present to win.

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