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Petersen Automotive Museum to provide educational activities

Jun 15, 2021

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2021 ROUTE 66 CRUISIN’ REUNION® ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP 
Petersen Automotive Museum to provide educational activities.

ONTARIO, California (Tuesday, June 15, 2021)
Route 66 Cruisin’ Reunion will celebrate its eighth year running on September 17 & 18, 2021. New this year will be a display by Petersen Automotive Museum. “We are proud to announce a partnership with Petersen Automotive Museum and thrilled they can be part of our Route 66 Cruisin’ Reunion!” Said Michael Krouse, President & CEO of Greater Ontario Convention & Visitors Bureau. “Our goal has always been to provide a safe, family friendly, Classic Car show where visitors look forward to an annual trip to historic downtown Ontario. A relationship with Petersen Automotive Museum with their educational platform is a perfect fit for our event.” 

The Petersen Automotive Museum is the world's premier automotive museum and a thought leader in the transportation industry. The museum houses more than 300 vehicles spanning 25 galleries in an expansive 100,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility. The Petersen was originally founded in 1994 by magazine mogul Robert E. Petersen and underwent a complete renovation in 2015. Its mission is "to explore and present the history of the automobile and its impact on global life and culture using Los Angeles as the prime example." 

Participation at Route 66 Cruisin’ Reunion will include the following youth activities: 

Road Trip Across America! - Using an oversized map of the US, little ones and learn about the glory days of a Route 66 road trip by recreating a short trip across the country and stopping at mini roadside attractions. Blends crafts and education as visitors learn about the towns and sights that line traditional Route 66. 

Youth Judging - Youth visitors will learn the basics of car judging and crown one of the cruising beauties with a Youth Choice Award. 

Classic Car Creation Station - Take inspiration from all the cool classic cars at the Route 66 Cruisin’ Reunion and recreate some of your favorites with materials provided at the Peterson Automotive Museum booth. 

Hot Rod Pedal Car Photo Opportunity - Classic hot-rod style pedal cars provide very small children a photo-opportunity. 

More information including new policies, entertainment line-up, and more will be posted on the official website soon at www.Route66CruisinReunion.com 

About Route ’66 Cruisin’ Reunion 

The Route 66 Cruisin’ Reunion®, a 501-(c3) organization, created by the Greater Ontario Visitors & Convention Bureau, is a Southern California ultimate weekend celebration of America’s love affair with the automobile and its world-famous highway, Route 66. Two days of cruisin’, contests, live entertainment, fabulous food and revelry make it one of the best events of its kind. Held annually each September along historic, tree-shaded Euclid Avenue in Ontario, California, Route 66 Cruisin’ Reunion is where classic cruisers, convertibles, hot rods, and wicked Woodies fuel a jam-packed jamboree. Visit www.Route66CruisinReunion.com for details. 

About the Ontario Convention & Visitors Bureau 

The Greater Ontario Convention & Visitors Bureau is the official destination marketing organization to promote the cities of Ontario and Rancho Cucamonga California to visitors nationally and internationally. As destination experts we provide groups and meeting professionals with an unbiased, comprehensive resource when booking a tour, convention, meeting or event within the cities of Ontario and Rancho Cucamonga, California. Ideal for leisure and business travel, the region boasts scenic mountains, deserts, vineyards and metropolitan areas that are both historic and cosmopolitan in character. Greater Ontario Convention & Visitors Bureau will provide the necessary destination tools to execute a successful experience. Visit GOcvb.org 

About The Petersen Automotive Museum Foundation The Petersen Automotive Museum Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) charity. The museum is located at 6060 Wilshire Blvd. (at Fairfax) in Los Angeles, California 90036. For general information, call 323-930-CARS or visit Petersen.org

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