Since our “soft opening” in the last weekend of March 2016, the Electriquette Motor Cart Company has been pleased with the reaction of visitors to Balboa Park. People love the carts; they enjoy the ride and are happy that a part of San Diego’s history has been returned. We’ve also been pleased to receive recognition
We will be celebrating the return of the Electriquette to Balboa Park on August 14, 2016 and you are invited. Highlights: The City of San Diego is officially proclaiming the day “Electriquette Day” Costumed riders and visitors to the park in 1915 style starting at 2pm Special photo opportunities with props in a cart (including
What are Electriquettes? When can I ride in one? Where can I see one? Was it really an electric car in 1915? How can I get involved? What are Electriquettes? The ad shown to the right shows the way the Electriquette was advertised in 1914-1916. Built for Clyde Osborn in San Diego, these were popular
This is a rendering of the proposed park patrol cart to be operated by the Retired Senior Volunteer Patrol (RSVP).
We are very excited to announce a new partnership with Southern California’s best transportation museum, the San Diego Air & Space Museum in Balboa Park. We expect that this partnership will enable visitors to rent an Electriquette at the museum in 2015. As part of their exhibit celebrating the centennial of the 1915 Panama-California Exposition,