The event is put on to raise money for improvements to Pioneer Park and over the years they have raised $30 thousand dollars.
The Derby is split into two classes the cars built for speed and then the art cars. There’s a local one that’s pretty popular…
Another great event on Derby day is the free swimming for the kids.
The racers start gathering in the Pitt near the tennis courts at 9 am and the races start at noon and go into the afternoon, typically wrapping up by 5 pm.