Since 1985

Ol' Marais River Run

The Ol' Marais River Run

2021 Ol' Marais River Run Major Sponsors (Subject to Change)

Listed below are major sponsors for 2021. Our event would not be possible without all of the generous donations we receive each year. If you are interested in being a sponsor of our show, please contact our club for more information at


River Run Annual Show


Advance Auto Parts—Ottawa, KS
Alan Grove Components—Louisburg, KS
Bank Midwest—Ottawa, KS
Bienie's Body Shop—Ottawa, KS
Carriage Works—Grandview, MO

DIY Supply—Ottawa, KS

Cosentino's Price Chopper—Ottawa, KS
Central States Battery Saver—Olathe, KS
Great Southern Bank—Ottawa, KS
Heritage Tractor—Baldwin, KS
Kansas Army National Guard

NAPA—Ottawa, KS
Ottawa RV Sales—Ottawa, KS

Ottawa Sanitation—Ottawa, KS
Pete and Jakes Super Bell Axles—Peculiar, MO
Smoked Creations—Ottawa, KS

Steve's Auto Plaza—Lawrence, KS
Team Snyder Concessions—Wellsville, KS

Welcome Vendors

Applications are being accepted by businesses and/or individuals selling automotive-related items. Due to the number of cars we now have participating in the Ol' Marais River Run, Forest Park is nearing its capacity. Due to the limited space available, applications will not be accepted from vendors selling non-automotive-related items.


 Ed Clark


Mike Moore

Mark Worley


Also, due to space limitations and the large number of inquiries we receive each year requesting booth space for non-profit agencies, we are no longer able to accommodate those space requests. The Over the Road Gang recognizes the importance of each of these groups in our community, and we appreciate the great work they all do.

For Food Vendors

Contact Larry Barber at 785-248- 6883 or by email at Please put "food vendor" in the subject line of your email.

Ol’ Marais River Run (September 18 & 19, 2021)

Fireworks in Sky

Friday Night Cruise-In (5 p.m.–9 p.m. 9/17/21)

Before our annual show actually begins, cars of all year's make and models are invited to join us in Forest Park on Friday evening. This is one small way for us to allow friends who have vehicles newer than 1972 to join in with some of our weekend's activities. It's a great time to enjoy our beautiful park, listen to great music, and meet new friends.

Friday night is also the first opportunity to register for the car show if you missed the pre-registration deadline of August 20th. Come to the large shelter house from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. to register. Pre-registered participants may also pick up their information packets during this time period.

Saturday Night "Back to the 60's" Cruise Night (6 p.m.–10 p.m. 9/18/21)

For many people, this is one of their favorite parts of our car show. Our great city allows us to close Main Street from Tecumseh Street to 7th Street to permit only registered car show participants on Main Street to cruise. Food vendors are set up on the courthouse lawn, oldies music is playing, and many stores are open for the evening. The atmosphere will make you feel like you're on the scene of American Graffiti!

To participate in the Saturday night cruise, you must register at the visitor center (2011 E K68 Hwy or I-35 & K68 Hwy Exit 187) by 3 p.m. Saturday, September 18th. Registration will be open at 6 a.m. and close at 3 p.m. There is no downtown registration.