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Information compiled and written by Nathan Wertheimer
Get ready for the largest combined car show and swap meet in the U.S. is a four-day show that kicks off at 8 a.m. Thanksgiving day for the annual Daytona Fall Turkey Run. This event runs from November 22-25, 2018. This is a family friendly event. Rain or shine this event goes on.
The drive from Downtown Orlando to the Daytona International Speedway will take 45-60 minutes depending on traffic on the roads. Check your GPS for the best route there. Motorists show look for signs directing them at the Speedway for parking. The event address is 1801 West International Speedway Boulevard, Daytona Beach, Florida 32114.
Get your ticket online and avoid the long lines. Ticket prices as follows; Thursday thru Saturday are $15 per person, and Sunday is just $10 per person. A four-day ticket costs $55 per person. Other bundles are available.
Here some of this year’s highlights at the Turkey Run. Attendees will enjoy more than 6,000 classic cars for show and sale and a massive swap meet! The headlining the 45th Daytona Turkey Run is a fun, supersized event showcasing the original Batcopter N3079G from the Batman TV series. The 1966 Batmobile and 1966 Batcycle will also be on display. Another highlight is the taste more than 120 different beers from 48 different brands at the Hops & Hoods Craft Beer Festival on Saturday from 12pm-4pm. And finally, people of all ages will be amazed at the 12 foot tall, real life auto robot, KING ROBOTA. KING ROBOTA roams with a hilarious sense of humor while interacting and entertaining all of our Turkey Run fans.
The car show is the main attraction at this event. Over 5000 collector cars on display in the eastern section of the infield of the Daytona International Speedway. No classes or awards, just a lot of FUN! It is recommended to arrive early to secure your parking space for the day. Don’t forget to bring your camera for some great car and truck photos.
Check out the Car Corral area. Looking for that special collector car? It’s probably for sale in our Car Corral. Over 1500 cars on display and ready for sale or trade. Another area is the Swap Meet. Collector car parts and memorabilia as far as the eye can see. If you own a collector car this is the place. The part you need is available here.
Finally, visit the Arts & Fashion area. Handmade crafts and fashion items for everyone. Roam the aisles and find that special gift that can’t be found elsewhere. Prices will vary depending on the item. Most vendors may take cash only. However some take credit card too.
This event would not be possible without these fine co-sponsors. They are O’Reilly Auto Parts, South Daytona Park & Tropical Gardens, Mecum Auctions, Daytona Trophy, Tobacco Free Florida, AFL – Premium Shipping Worldwide, and KOA.
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