Friday night Hospitality at Clute Memorial Park will be a PICNIC again this year!
Empire State Cruzers will provide Hot Dogs grilled to perfection. We would like you to bring a dish to pass to complete our picnic.
***Saturday evening’s theme this year is come dressed as your favorite Sport or Sports Team.***
****NEW***Saturday Evening @ 5pm Drive Laps on Watkins Glen International Racetrack for a nomininal fee!
No Breakfast @ the track Sunday morning.
Cruz the Glen is held each year at the end of July, in the quaint little village of Watkins Glen, NY This show highlights 2 of the areas attractions, Seneca Lake and the “Watkins Glen International Racetrack”. Our show is held in the “Warren W. Clute” Park at the southern end of Seneca Lake. During the show you can Picnic next to the lake or go swimming next to the pavilion (life guards on duty in nice weather) this area is also in the New York Wine Country. We have many of our show participants who plan their vacations not only to come to the show but take in the local attractions.
The show starts on Friday night with pre-
The Glow Show is held at dusk in the parking lot.
On Saturday, gates open at 9:00 AM for parking. Registration goes until 12:00 PM. During the day we have various events going on like: door prizes, raffles, 50/50 drawing, tailgate displays and our John Rizzo Memorial Poker Walk !!
Food for the day starts early in the morning with breakfast and goes thru lunch cooked by the local Cub Scout Troop from Watkins Glen; who have everything from Breakfast sandwiches to hot dogs and hamburgers, (with all proceeds going to them) We wrap up the show around 2:00 PM with the trophy presentation, but the day isn’t over yet!
Saturday night our Banquet this year will again be at the Watkins Glen International Racetrack! The theme of this years banquet is Sports.
After the dinner we hold our annual Bill Rice Memorial Auction! Money raised by our show goes to benefit the New York Warrior Alliance.
Mission: To support the wounded military members and their caregivers by honoring their service with donations to aide in their rehabilitation. Our funding is supported through donations that are received from the community and other non-
Saturday evening we “Cruz the Track”, where drivers who have paid a nominal fee get to drive their cars on the world famous “Watkins Glen International Race Track”! Typically the drivers follow the pace car around the track about 3 times.
Some people chose to head home while others stay in town for the sites and shops! If you haven’t been to New York’s “Southern Tier”, this alone should be the reason for coming to our show.