2018 Shelbyfest Schedule of Events
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Thursday May 3rd

8:30am – 3:30pm – Autocross

Mandatory Drivers' meeting @ 8:30am


1:00pm - 5:30pm - Registration/Event Check In and Hospitality Suite

4:15pm - 5:30pm - Country Cruise - Departs @ 4:15 from the “McCarty Exit” Wal Mart located at 401 Supercenter Dr, Jefferson City, MO 65101


Friday May 4th

Ponies to Ponies/Warm Springs Ranch Cruise – Cruise to Anheiser Busch’s Clydesdale Ranch.

Tickets were available for pre-purchase only. Check Warm Springs Ranch for any last minute availabilities. 888-972-5933


8:30am – 3:30pm – Autocross

Mandatory Drivers' meeting @ 8:30am

11:00am - 3:00pm - Lunch at the Canterbury Hill Winery

1:00pm - 4:30pm – Registration in the Capitol Plaza Hotel Lobby

Cruises to Warm Springs Ranch at 8:45 and 12:45. (see info below)

6:00pm - 10:00pm -12th Anniversary Charity Cruise-in


Saturday May 5th Show and Shine

8:30am - 3:30pm - Showtime

12:00 noon - Moment of Horsepower

5:30 pm - Shelbyfest Banquet doors open - dinner at 6:15 (pre-registration required)



Details for each event

Autocross - Thursday & Friday

Hosted by Gateway Classic Mustang and BF Goodrich, and will be held at the Hyde Park Fire Training facility located at 2304 Hyde Park Road in Jefferson City.

Here is the short list of info on the autocross:

                Driver's Meeting at 8:30am (mandatory for participants) – no helmets are required

Runs start immediately following the driver's meeting

Drive your car, have an instructor drive your car while you ride along, or ride along with an instructor in their car. Any way you slice it, it’s a ton of fun and a great learning experience.


Thursday May 3rd

Autocross – 8:30am – 3:30pm

Registration - Registration will be open from 1pm-4:30pm in the Kansas City room, located on the 2nd floor of the hotel. Registering and/or picking up your registration packet before the show and shine on Saturday will save you lots of time.

Hospitality Suite- Thursday – 1pm til ……

We will have finger foods available next to registration. Eat and catch up with old friends while picking up your registration info. Food available until it's gone :-)

Country Cruise - Thursday

Thursday - Participants will gather at the Wal Mart parking lot at 401 Supercenter Dr, Jefferson City MO. Our cruise will wind through the scenic Missouri River Valley and take a little more than an hour. There will be lots of hills, twists and turns to keep everybody entertained. Information on the cruises will also be available at our registration booth at the Capital Plaza Hotel. The cruise leaves at 4:15pm so don’t be late.

Dinner - Thursday

Downtown Jefferson City is home to many great eateries and Missouri Blvd is lined with more great places to grab a bite.


Friday May 4th

Autocross – 8:30am – 3:30pm

Registration will be open 1pm-4:30pm in the hotel atrium on the ground floor.

Ponies To Ponies Warm Springs Ranch Clydesdales Cruise. The 10am cruise is sold out. There may or may not be tickets left for the 2pm cruise. If you wish to see if there are tickets left, contact the Warm Springs Ranch at 888-972-5933.

Cruises to Warm Springs Ranch depart as follows:

10am Tour Cruise Departs at 8:45am from the Memorial Park Parking Lot at 115, Memorial Park Drive, Jefferson City, MO 65109. Don’t be late, cause we won’t wait.

2pm Tour Cruise Departs at 12:45am from the Memorial Park Parking Lot at 115, Memorial Park Drive, Jefferson City, MO 65109. Don’t be late, cause we won’t wait.

Ladies' Lunch at the Winery – Friday

Ladies can board the trolley at 11am in front of the Capitol Plaza Hotel to depart at 11:15 for the Canterbury Hill Winery located 4 miles from the Capitol Plaza Hotel. Enjoy a picturesque view of the river valley and the Mo State Capitol while you enjoy some tasty food and a “wine slushie”. The trolley will leave the Winery at 2:30pm.

All Makes and Models Cruise In and CInco De Mayo Party (on May 4th) Friday 6pm-9:30pm

The Capitol Plaza Hotel will be serving food in their back parking lot. Expect BBQ and other tasty options.


Saturday May 5th

12th Annual Shelbyfest Show and Shine - Saturday - We will be broadcasting announcements and music live from the show.  We will have the frequency for you as you enter the show.

Welcome to Shelbyfest! This event is all about friendship, fellowship, beautiful cars, and wonderful people. The show will open at 8:30am and wrap up at 3:30pm. Show entry will be on High street headed from Capitol Plaza hotel towards the Missouri State Capitol. Show cars will be mixed in with displays from some of our long running sponsors like Gateway Performance, Shelby American, Team Shelby, Gateway Classic Mustang, VMP Tuning, Croftgate Jersey, Ford Racing, Classic Design Concepts, Dynacorn and many others.

Early Entry – Large groups (clubs, etc.) may enter the show about 7:30am by gathering in the Truman Building parking lot across McCarty Street from the Capitol Plaza Hotel. Our team will coordinate your entry.

Moment of Horsepower - Saturday 12 noon

At high noon, we will continue a long running tradition at Shelbyfest. The "Moment of Horsepower" is our way to remember those that are no longer with us, say "thank you" to all of those that give of themselves to serve us (US Military, Police, Fire, EMT, etc), and to just plain old "let Jefferson City know we are here". You will hear a call to go to your vehicles and prepare to "rev it up and rattle the windows", then all you have to do is wait for the moment and fire it up.

Banquet - Saturday doors open at 5:30pm. Dinner served at 6:15pm

Our banquet is where we let our hair down and get to know each other. We will enjoy a delicious dinner in the ballroom at the Capitol Plaza hotel and have a whole lot of fun. We have some great speakers, lots of fun prizes and excellent auction items.  Pre-registration required.

Useful Shelbyfest Information

Host Hotel - Capitol Plaza Hotel  (573)-635-1234 or toll free at 1-(800)-338-8088  www.capitolplazajeffersoncity.com  415 W McCarty St, Jefferson City, MO

Alternate Lodging -

Doubletree by Hilton  422 Monroe St, Jefferson City, MO  (573) 636-5101

Best Western Plus  1937 Christy Dr, Jefferson City, MO   (573) 635-4175

Days Inn  2100 Jefferson St, Jefferson City, MO   (573) 761-3600

Dining -  Jefferson City is home to most of your typical chain restaurant as well as a wide range of locally owned eateries.  http://www.visitjeffersoncity.com/eat-and-drink.php  A few of our favorites include Arris' Pizza, J.Pfenneys Sports Grill, Madison's Cafe, and Prison's Brews.

Activities - With all of the great activities we have planned, Shelbyfest is sure to keep you busy but if someone in your group is looking for some non-auto-related activities , check these out:

Missouri State Penitentiary Tours - 115 Lafayette St  866-998-6998 -

Governor's Mansion and Gardens - located next to the capitol - 573-751-7929 to tour the mansion.  Feel free to walk the gardens any time.

Central Dairy Ice Cream - 610 Madison St