The winter stadium of Palanga (Vytauto Str. 16, Palanga), near Palanga Botanical Park (only 500 m to the Baltic Sea coast). Coordinates: 55°54'15.6"N 21°03'48.1"E
For the second year symbolically ''American Spirit'' begins with a mini exposition in Klaipeda next to shopping centre ''Akropolis'' (Taikos avenue 61, LT-91182 Klaipėda) In front entrance. Exposition starts at 17:00.
We invite American Spirit 2016 participants , who are not a part of Poker Run, to start gathering next to "Akropolis" from 17:00.Search for American flags. In the time of the exposition the exhaust system volume measurements will take place. The loudest contestant will be awarded in the end of the event (saturday, after the big cruise)
We will move from Klaipeda to Palanga at 19:00.
One of the most fun entertainment for American Spirit 2016 participants - Poker Run.
Poker Run is an orienteering race with elements of Poker game.
Participants in the beginning of the race get 5 addresses, in those addresses there are stops where participants get to pick a card. When the race is done organizators will count points from the cards by following poker game rules, best combination wins. The game is not hard, but full of excitement. There is no need for special equipment, having navigator or phone with GPS is enough. Poker run will start on 5th of August at 15:00, at Palanga winter stadium. The stops are places at Palanga, Šventoji, in road of Kretinga - Klaipėda and in Klaipėda. Even though Poker Run is not mandatory, we highly recommend to not miss the chance to be a part of existing game, while getting a chance to see interesting places. We will reveal one of the stops now, it is "Vinetų" village.The indians in the village are ready to reveal their indian names secrets.
The place of the event: Palanga city winter stadium, which is near Botanical Park. Address: Vytauto st. 16. It is easiest to find by moving Vytauto st. from central entrance of Botanical Park (next to hotel ''Gabija'') in direction of Klaipeda. You will enter the stadium from Vytauto st.
It is free to enter the territory of the event.
Car parking: There is limited car spaces next to the event area, so it is recommended to leave your car in the city.
Recommended time of visit: August 6th. (Saturday) from 12:00 to 17:30. This time all the participating cars and bikes will be present in the area of the event. There will be elections for best cars and bikes. There will be other interesting programs. As well tattoo, aerografi and car decorating artists will be working. Vintage clothing sellers will be present. ''Vinetu'' village will present their exhibition. As well on the 6th of August you can witness awards. Awards will take place straight after big cruize. Preliminary time 19:30.
Cruises of cars and bikes:
August 5th 20:00. Small cruise in Palanga. Best place to watch - hole Vytauto st. Route: Vytauto st.16 - Vytauto st. - Vanagupės st. - Vytauto st. – Gintaro st. – Smilčių st. – S.Neries st. – Birutės st. – Kęstučio st. – Vytauto st. – Vytauto st.16
August 6th 18:00 the big cruise Palanga – Šventoji – Palanga. Best place to watch – Basanavičiaus st. and Vytauto st. crossing. Route: Vytauto st.16 – Vytauto st. – S.Dariaus and S.Girėno st. - Birutės st. – Basanavičiaus st. –Vytauto st. – Ligoninės st. – Klaipėdos st. – Liepojos st. – Šventosios st. – Jūros st. - Mokyklos st. – Elijos st. – Liepojos st. – Vytauto st. – Vytauto st.16
''Sugar Dolly'' from Estonia will present vintage clothing collection. ''Sugar Dolly'' is selling 40s, 50s pinup and rockabilly style garments. It is really great opportunity to look and purchase vintage style clothing, not from internet store.
For any pre-orders you can write directly to ''Sugar Dolly'' https://www.facebook.com/SugarDollyVintage