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The 31st Annual Folsom Handcar Derby

May 4 @ 8:30 am - May 5 @ 1:00 pm PDT

May 4th & 5th, 2024

East Bidwell Street at Broadstone Parkway in front of Broadstone Marketplace in Folsom, California.

Cheer on your favorite handcar racers at the The 31st Annual Folsom Handcar Derby! The event includes competitions that test individual strength and endurance, setting itself apart as the sole event globally to showcase Quadripede racing! First organized in 1992, the Folsom, El Dorado, and Sacramento Historical Railroad Association has held the annual Folsom Handcar Derby on the former Southern Pacific Placerville Branch. Racing to see who’s handcar crosses the finish line the fastest, this event is fun and exciting for the whole family, gives local businesses, groups, and charities a chance to network and have a friendly competition within the community.