WHAT: Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Eastern Division National Fall Meet
AACA National and the Hershey Region AACA welcomes antique and collectible car enthusiasts from all over the world to Hershey, Pa., for the 63rd Annual Eastern Division Fall Meet, Oct. 4-7. Call it a tradition. Cross it off your bucket list. Just simply say “Hershey” to an antique car hobbyist and they’ll know exactly what you are talking about.
Over 700 volunteers from the Region work all year long to put together the largest antique car show and flea market in the world. The show attracts over 250,000 visitors each year. Visit the flea market with 9,000 vendor spaces, wander among the almost 1,300 collector cars on display and experience the Car Corral where 1,000 antique cars will be up for sale. The show is open dawn to dusk,Wednesday through Saturday.
WHEN: Wednesday, October 4 thru Saturday, October 7; 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.
WHERE: Hershey Park/Stadium/Giant Center, 100 West Hersheypark Drive, Hershey, PA
Hershey Week Activities:
AACA Library Yard Sale (October 3, 4-7 p.m., 501 W. Governor Rd., Hershey)
In addition to sales literature, there will be a wide array of shop manuals, owner’s manuals and books.
RM Sotheby’s Collector Car Auction (October 5-6, Hershey Lodge, 325 University Dr, Hershey)
Known for its emphasis on significant veteran, Brass, and Classic Era American cars, the RM Hershey sale will again feature 120 rare high-end collector cars.
Vintage Race Car Conditioning Run & Hughes High-Wheeler Event
(October 6, 11 a.m., Hershey Stadium, 100 West Hersheypark Drive, Hershey)
There are 21 race cars registered for this unique event, including oval track, sports cars, Indy cars and motorcycles.
Juniors at Hershey (in front of the Giant Center, 550 Hersheypark Dr, Hershey)
Friday, Oct. 6, noon: Juniors at Hershey and students from PA College of Technology will present an Automotive Education seminar for secondary students and adults. The program will include how to start a Model T Ford and driving instructions by Ron Smith, replacing the head gasket on a Model T Ford, and painting and welding simulations.
Saturday, Oct. 7, noon: Juniors at Hershey presents “80 Years of the MoPar 1937 to 2017”, where participants will learn about automobiles such as Chrysler, Desoto, Dodge, and Plymouth, under the MoPar badge. Youth are invited to help reassemble a Mini Indy car and experience the evolution of automobile tires, learning to how to inflate tires by using a hand pump.
Hershey Region AACA
PO Box 305
Hershey, PA 17033