My Favorit Ponca City Events #3: Dragging Grand Weekend
By Steve Hermann
(Coldwell Banker Heritage REALTORS)
Since a young age, as most boys, I have had an infatuation with cars. I don't know what it is, but when a man sees a beautiful car, his eyes light up like a boy at a toy store. Anyway, Ponca City is currently in its 10th year of holding the DRAGGIN' GRAND event. It began as a reason for anyone who had an old car, regardless of condition, to get it out of the garage and parade it down Grand Avenue. As years went by the event grew so large that Grand Avenue was a bumper to bumper parking lot of beautiful show cars and not quite finished Jalopy's. In recent years, organizers have had to limit the number of vehicles in order to maintain the spirit of the event, as well as the quality. This year, vehicles can be 1976 vintage or older, with valid insurance and registration of show qual...