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Jungle Run VII Auto Show Taking Place in Garden City

Judd Weil-News Director


Friends of Lee Richardson Zoo is revving up for an action-packed day on July 9, with the Jungle Run VII Auto Show taking place on the West Green of beautiful Lee Richardson Zoo.

All make and model vehicles are welcome. Lee Richardson Zoo will open at 8 a.m. for pedestrians and drive-through traffic with no early admittance. Vehicle registration begins at 8 a.m. at the gazebo on the West Green. Voting will start at 11 a.m. with an awards presentation at 2 p.m.

Preregistration is $25 through 5 p.m. on July 8 or $30 the day of the show.

The day will include free prize drawings and giveaways. Dash plaques and goodie bags will be given out to the first 75 entries.

Participant judged awards will be awarded to the best car, best truck, best motorcycle, best off-road, best unrestored, best in show, "Monster Muscle" sponsored by Monster Energy and the best "Classic" vehicle sponsored by Coca-Cola.

Spectators will choose the People's Choice award and the King of the Jungle award will be chosen by Zoo staff. Three "fun" award categories are being added this year and will be announced at the start of the show. Participants and spectators will have plenty to see and do with music, games, and various food vendors on sight.

For more details or registration forms call 620-276-6243, stop by the Lee Richardson Zoo, visit, or the Jungle Run event page on Facebook, or email

Proceeds will go toward improvements at Lee Richardson Zoo.

The Jungle Run VII automobile show is sponsored in part by Finney County CVB, Lewis Toyota Nissan of Garden City, ProValue Insurance, Main & Palmer Family Dentistry, Burtis Motor Company, Heartland Coca-Cola/Monster Energy, and Steckline Communications.

Also happening that day, the 13th Annual Finney County Historical Museum Flea Market.

For more to see and do in the area and hotel information, visit

The Lee Richardson Zoo is located at 312 E Finnup Drive.

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