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Snowman's Run 2023   August 18 thru  Aug 26


Owensboro   Aug 18-20

​Hampton Inn Waterfront



270-685-2005  Snowman Run Group

CUT OFF DATE to receive discount   JULY 18, 2023

LINK for reservations:

KINGS and Queens  $159

Louisville, Ky    Aug 21-25

Homewood Suites by Hilton

9401 Hurstborne Trace

Louisville, Ky  40222

502-429-9070 ask Snowman Run rate Breakfast is included

LINK for reservations:,WW,HILTONLINK,EN,DirectLink&fromId=HILTONLINKDIRECT

king bed studio suite                                              $159

king bed I bedroom suite with a sofa bed           $159

2 queen beds with a sofa bed                                $169

CUT OFF DATE to receive discount   JULY 24, 2023


Dayton, Ohio    Aug 25-27:

Hilton Garden Inn   Dayton/Beavercreek




CUT OFF DATE to receive discount   August 4, 2023

Breakfast is included, make sure you get your voucher at check-in

You must follow the special instructions listed  when you use the link below

​​​link for reservations:

Enter your arrival and departure dates, then click the "Add Special Rate Code" button and enter SMR in that box, then click "Check Availability"​

2023 Snowman’s Run Agenda

 Owensboro, KY – August 18, 19, 20

 Friday, August 18, 2023:

We will start the run just outside our host hotel on the Owensboro Riverfront at the Friday After Five event. The event includes 5 music stages with live bands. We will be allowed to display the SATB rig and our cars at the Riverfront cruise-in. The hotel restaurant and riverfront are all within walking distance.  Park your car and have fun!

Friday after 5 (FA5) :   Our signature “Toast to the Sunset” takes place right on the riverfront at every Friday After 5.

7:00 pm: Group dinner @ Lure Seafood & Grill:

Don’t let the name scare you, the menu has a variety for all. We have rented an area for our kick-off party.

8:30 pm - 11:30 pm The Ruoff Party Stage features the Mississippi River Electric Blues band: Lew Jetton & 61 South

 Saturday, August 19, 2023: Bluegrass Legends car show:

There is a $20 fee for each vehicle registered in the car show for donations to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

The Car, Truck, Jeep, Rat Rod, Motorcycle Show includes food trucks, beer garden, vendors, and live music. Moreland Park is a mile from the hotel. We will have a convoy from the hotel to the park that morning at 8:30 am.

Dinner 5:00 pm Moonlite Bar-B-Q   Buffet     Menu has other items also

Sunday, August 20, 2023: Bluegrass Legends car show:    Awards will be given that afternoon

Dinner 5:30 pm Mellow Mushroom  ( 2 blocks from the hotel)

Owensboro options:

Green River Distilling Co. 10 Distillery Rd, Owensboro, KY:

Brashers Little Nashville, Owensboro KY:

Bluegrass Museum & HOF:

 Louisville, KY – August 21-24

Monday, August 21, 2023:

 AM: Leave for Churchill Downs Derby Museum

$15 Tour fee per person.   Leave Owensboro at 8:00 a.m. CST – arrive at 11:30 a.m. ET (2.5-hour drive, NOTE: time zone change)

Please pay Tyler in advance for a group discount.  If you don't have PayPal, there should be a prompt for credit cards.  Here are the links:

One Ticket   

Two Tickets


Churchill Downs Derby Museum Lunch Tour:

 A viewing of “The Greatest Race,” a 360° multi-media experience that will give you chills as you are immersed in the magic of the Derby. 

 The Derby Museum Store.

Kentucky-inspired dishes, Mint juleps, and Bourbon flights in the Derby Café & Bourbon Bar.

11:45 a.m.: Arrival at the Museum

12:00 p.m.: Group Derby Cafe Lunch

1:00 p.m.: Guided Track Visit

1:40 p.m.: “The Greatest Race” Showing (18-minute film)

2:00 p.m.: Exhibits and Store Time

2:45 p.m.: Departure from the Museum

The drive to the hotel is about a 20-minute drive.


PM after the tour, Dinner on your own (options below):

Brick House Tavern & Tap 871 S Hurstbourne Parkway

Gustavo’s Mexican Grill 401 S Hurstbourne Parkway

Bristol Bar & Grill 300 North Hurstbourne Parkway

Carrabba’s Italian Grill 617 South Hurstbourne Parkway


Tuesday, August 22, 2023:

 9:00 a.m. Veterans Hospital visit (Matt/ Judy Smith/ Susan Ellinport)

We have been approved the park the rig and cars at the hospital. Let’s put a smile on their face and “give back’ to those who have given so much for all of us.

Scenic drive,  enjoy your vehicle! 


Captain’s Quarters Riverside Grill

5700 Captain’s Quarters Rd, Prospect, Ky

The afternoon agenda has changed to visiting VFW 10281 at Fort Knox, which the largest VFW in Kentucky.  We should arrive by mid-afternoon and they are very excited about our visit. We will present a gift to a veteran family.  Dinner will be provided for us at no cost. The Canteen/Bar will be opened for regular operations.


Wednesday, August 23, 2023:

Free Day/Visit downtown Louisville /pool day/Boat cruise/ The Riverfront & Bridge

5:30 pm – 8:00 pm:  Belle of Louisville Boat Cruise:

NOTE: This is NOT a dinner cruise. $14.99 per person Louisville,

The boat fills up fast, book online ASAP

 Louisville Slugger Museum (800 West Main St., Louisville, KY 40202) visit Monday - Thursday: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST

Frazier History Museum (829 West Main Street, Louisville, KY 40202   General hours are Monday–Saturday: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

The Kentucky Bourbon Trail Welcome Center:  kentucky-bourbon-trail-welcome-center Monday–Saturday: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Louisville Ghost Tours; Of Melancholy and Mourning Ghost Tour:  All of our tours are walking tours.

The Brown Hotel (335 W Broadway, Louisville, Kentucky, 40202-2105) for a world famous “Hot Brown”.


Thursday, August 24, 2023:

10:30 a.m. Speed shop & Indy 500 Track & Museum

1:30 PM Indianapolis 500 Museum 

    - (lunch fast food on the way to the track)

3:30 pm - Drive back to Louisville 


 Dayton,Ohio – August 25-27

Friday August 25, 2023: 7:00 a.m.:

Drive to TA Nationals/Dayton, Ohio (3-hour drive): arrive at 10:00 a.m. The rig will leave at 700 AM sharp. If you want to run with the rig be checked out, fueled, and ready to roll.

The rig will also be on display; however, any car on the show field must be registered.

Hotel check-in

Friday night Cruise-in

Saturday night Tipp city

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