Wilkeson Days Handcar Races | Visit Rainier

Wilkeson Days Handcar Races

july 2021

31jul9:00 AM2:00 PMWilkeson Days Handcar RacesThe annual Wilkeson Handcar Races is a spirited competition event coupled with a parade, food vendors, and other events celebrating the town's Railroad and Coal mining history.

Event Details

The small town of Wilkeson invites visitors to celebrate the annual Wilkeson Handcar Races.


The spirited competition event features a parade, food vendors, and other events. Wilkeson Days and the handcar race provides a fun chance for all ages to celebrate the town’s Railroad and Coal mining history. 

The vendor market and food trucks at Coke Oven park will open at 10:00 AM and will close at 4:00 PM. The parade scheduled to start at 11:00 AM will depart from the elementary school. The handcar race starts at 1:00 PM.

Visit the historic mining town, shop the vendors and local businesses. Eat and drink at the food concessions, or one of the town’s local restaurants. Follow the Wilkeson Handcar Races Facebook page for more event updates.

Wilkeson Days


(Saturday) 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM


Town of Wilkeson

540 Church St.