Inaugural Ride for Children & Expo

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Inaugural Ride for Children & Expo

October 1, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm PDT

The Inaugural Ride for Children & Expo is a fundraiser sponsored by Veteran organization, the Green Knights MMC 117, along with Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego. This charity brings awareness to children with critical illness and trauma: children that are too frail or hurt to participate in Make a Wish or other charities that provide for children battling disease or injury.

This event is Saturday, October 1st from 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM at Qualcomm Stadium: 9449 Friar’s Rd, San Diego, CA 92108.

Children 15 and younger are free and there are lots of kid friendly booths and activities. Adults 16 and older are $15 which includes all the performances such as: SDSU Marching Aztecs, local rock bands, Jing Chinese Martial Arts, Unity Hoops, meet Star Wars Characters, meet the National Championship Enforcer Football Team and Cheer Leaders – lots of silent auction items and prizes, great food and drink and plenty of free parking.

This family friendly event will consist of:

• Benefit Run for Car and Motorcycle enthusiasts (Sponsored by the San Diego Auto Museum)
• Classic, Hotrod Car and Motorcycle Show (over 200 cars and bikes)
• Live Music courtesy of Gig Town
• The San Diego Charger Girls (performance and meet and greet)
• National Championship San Diego Enforcer Semi-Pro Law Enforcement Football Team
• Enforcer Girls Cheerleaders (performance)
• In the Midst 777 Rock Group, Koda Sound, Jackstones and Seeking Alpha (These are some great local bands donating their time for children with critical illness and trauma)
• Marching Aztecs Drumline (performance which will be amazing. They will also perform in our tribute honoring the military, police, fire, and rescue “Hometown Heroes”)
• Hot Dog Kustoms Pin striping and lettering
• Boomers Fun Park
• Dave and Busters
• Monster Energy
• Chilies Restaurant
• Home Depot
• Over 100 Merchants and Artists
• Local Top Rated Food (Big Devs, Super Q, Flippin Pizza, Delishdogs, Bobo Munchies, BnB Kettlecorn, Sweet Treat Trucks, Cali Snow all giving a percentage to Rady Children’s Hospital)
• Special Performances (by De Leon Aerial Acrobatic Team and Freestyle Martial Arts Team)
• Motorcycle (courtesy El Cajon Indian Motorcycle, Glenn Bagge) and other opportunity drawings and Silent Auctions
• CHET Helicopter and Ambulance Working on USMC Helo and Law Enforcement Helo
• Military – Police – Fire and Rescue Static Displays honoring our veterans and community service professionals
• Sky Divers (performance during opening ceremony will unfurl a huge American Flag during the National Anthem)
• USMC Color Guard
• Matt Billman, Broadway Musical Star (National Anthem with a complete chorus ensemble and the Marching Aztecs)
• Dozer the Surfing Bulldog
• Chopper the Biker Dog
• iFly Indoor Skydiving
• Kids Events, Laser tag, Kids Fun Zone, Face Artists, balloon twisters and kid friendly contests
• Kings Fun Time ( Donated bouncers, slides, and obstacle course inflatables for the kids)
• Steam Makers Workshop (Kids get to build rocket ships and launch them into space with air and other cool interactive events)
• Pretend Inc (Life size balloon sculptures)
• Best in show contest for cars and motorcycles (courtesy S&S Trophies, Santee 6 trophies for cars and 6 trophies for bikes)
• Display by Toyota of San Diego
• Display by Ford of El Cajon
• Display by Racers Against Drunk Driving
• KSON live broadcast from event
• Sunny 98.1 live broadcast from event

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October 1, 2016
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
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SDCCU Stadium
9449 Friars Rd.
San Diego, CA 92108 United States
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