RetroFest™ 2018 and the KHAC Classic Car ShowEvent Details
Downtown road closures 5:00am. Only cars allowed downtown will be for the car show and must be 25 years and older.
Registration tables will be open at 8am and close at 11am. KHAC will man the tables at the corner of King St. W and 5th Street. Please keep in mind 5th Street bridge is closed due to construction and will not have access to King from Thames.
Soap Box Derby on William Street registration starts at 9am and will be completed by 1pm (ish) don’t miss seeing the cars run down the ramps (in front of the Cultural Centre).
Hagerty Junior Judges will register between 9:30 and 10am in front of the Scotia Bank/All Risks Insurance. Jeff Comiskey will have t-shirts and instructions for the kids that have signed up and approved to judge. Judging will be completed by noon (ish). This is a great opportunity for kids to learn about classic cars and begin a new generation of love for these beauties!
In Tecumseh Park, all the vendors, TJ Stables pony rides and all the retro-entertainment including the beverage garden and music on stage starts at 10am. The X-infused Retro-games and activities will go until 5pm. The music will continue until 11pm.
There will be a Sponsor Tent set up for our great sponsors to enjoy a little food, to thank them for their generosity. RetroFest could not happen with out our GREAT sponsors!
OLG, ENGIE, Apollo, Benningers, Central Tavern, Chatham Towing, Chatham Voice, Dover Port-a-john, Hagerty, All Risks Insurance, Abstract Marketing, Chilled Cork, Historic Downtown Chatham-BIA, Industrial Metal Fabricators, John D Bradley Convention Centre, J. Quaglia Law, Kent Historic Auto Club, MicroAge, Municipality of Chatham-Kent, Optimist Club of Chatham, Party-Time DJ, Pizza Tonight, Popper’s Kettle Corn, RM_Sothebys, Screen Craft, Simply Shoes, Sons of Kent Brewing Co., Subway Chatham, Summit Shows Canada, SunLife Financial, TD Bank, Thames Communications, Tim Hortons, Travelodge, and Waste Connections Canada.