July 21, 2018: Art Car Jam
July 22, 2018: Obtainium Cup Contraptor Rally!

TWO DAYS OF ART CAR FUN! 

About the Art Car Jam - SATURDAY, JULY 21, 11am-6pm  FREE event!

  • The 4th Annual Art Car Jam is an event dedicated to street-legal vehicles that can be decorated with paint, "obtainium", and whatever your mind can conjure!
  • Located at the Obtainium Works Art Car Studio at 510 Pennsylvania Street, Vallejo (cross street is Sutter Street)
  • This event is FREE and open to the public.
  • Workshops on how to decorate a car, truck, trailer, bicycle or baby stroller!

NEW EVENT - bICYCLE rODEO. 9am-11am 

Kids will learn how to ride bicycles safely - brought to you by Solano Safe Routes. Bikes are provided for this fun event!

Food, Drinks, Music & Merchandise

  • The festival starts at 11:00am.
  • View the art cars.
  • Buy some food and refreshments.
  • Look at some of our steampunk-inspired vending booths.
  • Watch a fashion choreographed to feature outfits for your new art car!

Schedule

Saturday July 21

  • 9:00am: Bicycle Rodeo
  • 11:00am:  Festival opens with steampunk vendors.
  • 12:00pm - 3:00pm:  Workshops: 
    • How-to demonstrations throughout the day for painting, gluing, riveting, hammering, and calking.
  • 1:00pm: Food and Drink Vendors open.
  • 3:00pm - 4:00pm: Fashion Show
  • 4:00 - 6:00pm:  DJ music!

about the obtainium cup - sunDAY, JULY 22, 11am-6pm FREE event!

  • The 7th Annual Obtainium Cup Contraptor's Rally is a mad-cap gathering of art vehicles, bicycles, and disability scooters!
  • Brave hazards such as Flying Monkeys, Zombies, Mad Hatters, and Robots!
  • Human-powered vehicles, motorized vehicles, disability scooters, and bicycles from around the Bay Area will be competing based on creativity, tenacity, and participation

Food, Drinks, Music & Merchandise

  • The festival starts at 11:00am.
  • View the vehicles as they set up for the rally.
  • Buy some food and refreshments.
  • Look at some of our steampunk-inspired vending booths.
  • Listen to live music  at 1:30pm by McPuzo & Trotsky.

schedule

Sunday July 22

  • 11:00am - 1:00pm: Steampunk Vendors. Art cars arrive and on display.
  • 1:00pm - 6:00pm: Beer Garden and Food Vendors open.
  • 12:30pm - 2:30pm: Live music
  • 2:30pm:  Obtainium Cup Rally introductions.
  • 3:00pm: Obtainium Cup Rally starts and returns to Alden Park.
  • 5:30pm-6:00pm: Awards ceremony.

Following the Rally

  • The rally will begin at 3pm.
  • The map will give you information on location of the different challenges - note: new locations for some challenges this year!.  
  • If you are riding a bicycle, please feel free to join the participants as long as you respect road etiquette!
  • NEW THIS YEAR - All challenges are walking distance from Alden Park!   

Obtainium Cup Challenges 

All registered participants will be maneuvering their vehicles through challenges as part of their Cup experience.

  • First: Flying Monkeys at Vino Godfather where they will be target shooting with stuffed animals!
  • Second: Robots on Walnut Avenue.
  • Third: Zombies at St. Peter's Chapel
  • Fourth: Mad Hatter Tea Party in Alden Park

The challenges are meant for the participants in the event, but you are welcome to observe and enjoy the antics!

RaLLY Finish & After Party 

The rally will finish when the last vehicle crosses the finish line at Alden Park or no later than 5pm.  Afterwards, there will be an awards ceremony along with food items, refreshments, and music until 6pm.

Facilities

There are 3 porta-potties at Alden Park (one handicap accessible)

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 One of last year's Art Car Jam participants, Caroline Miller, with her friend Jack!

One of last year's Art Car Jam participants, Caroline Miller, with her friend Jack!

 Dominique Guiterrez of ArtisZen adds an outfit to fit her newly painted art car!

Dominique Guiterrez of ArtisZen adds an outfit to fit her newly painted art car!

 Dr. Doom and Ofeibia Laud-Darku get ready for the Rally!

Dr. Doom and Ofeibia Laud-Darku get ready for the Rally!

 The Pineapple Express team looking great after they survived the Grand Kinetic Championship in Arcata!

The Pineapple Express team looking great after they survived the Grand Kinetic Championship in Arcata!

 Watch out for this Mad Scientist and his Tools!

Watch out for this Mad Scientist and his Tools!

 This Mom, Katherine Becvar, might look friendly, but watch out for her at the Stroller Derby!

This Mom, Katherine Becvar, might look friendly, but watch out for her at the Stroller Derby!

 The Wonderland Judge, Sherry Prewitt, makes sure contestant, Michael Nelson, doesn't get lost!

The Wonderland Judge, Sherry Prewitt, makes sure contestant, Michael Nelson, doesn't get lost!