WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (WENY) -- The 26 Annual Vintage Grand Prix Festival kicked off Friday morning in Downtown Watkins Glen. 

The Grand Prix is a free event that goes until 8:00 p.m. During this time, vendors will be selling food, Watkins Glen gear, souvenirs and locally made goods throughout downtown Watkins Glen. 

At 4:30, vintage race cars from Watkins Glen International will come ripping through the original race course, which cuts through the main streets of the village.