What exactly attracts people to classic cars? Clearly cars manufactured today are much faster, luxurious, and technologically advanced. This might be the exact reason why people are so enthralled by classic cars; they are from a time period when all the extras weren’t a necessity. There are several classic, one-of-a kind vehicles, unlike the mass produced cars of the 21st century. Because of the nation’s continued fascination with classic cars, many classic car shows still exist and are a popular entertainment attraction for all.
Classic cars in Georgia
On Saturday February 6th, the Fort McAllister State Park in Richmond Hill, Georgia will be host to a classic cars event. The Fort McAllister State Park has partnered with the Richmond Hill Historical Society’s Cars and Coffee to hold the Rides and Rebels event. Event time begins at 10 am and will go until 3pm. Classic truck and car enthusiasts are encouraged to make their way to the event, which will showcase local classic cars. Attendees are more than welcome to bring their own classic car, and in doing so will receive free admission to the event. They will also receive free admission for one other individual and a free lunch. Not only will this event display classic cars, but it will also provide cool rides, a local history of the area, and cannon and rifle firings, in true Georgia fashion. Space is limited, so it is important to get to the event early. Classic cars, hot rods, muscle cars, custom vehicles, and exotic vehicles are all welcome at the event.
Other classic car events in Georgia
All across the state of Georgia, classic car shows are popping up. They provide perfect entertainment in the spring and summer months, and most are family friendly. The Poplar Springs Baptist Church in Hiram, Georgia will host a similar event to the one taking place at Fort McAllister State Park. On March 12th you can pay $20 to attend the classic car event, which includes a fish fry. All money will go to benefit the youth program at the Poplar Springs Baptist Church.
A bigger event taking place on April 2nd is the 20th Annual Cherry Blossom Festival Mustang & All Ford Show, located in Macon, Georgia. This event will provide dash plaques and goody bags for the first 100 entries into the show. Judging of the vehicles will take place, followed by an Awards Ceremony for the best in classic cars.
If you are looking for a classic car show in the summer months, you can attend the Creepers Car Club Fun Run 26 on June 11th, from 9am until 4pm. This event is located in Marietta, Georgia, and caters to classic cars, muscle cars, and sports cars. Specialty awards will be given out, and entertainment and food will be provided. Tickets cost just $5 for attendees, and children under 12 are free. All money made will go to the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and Georgia Special Olympics Cobb County.
Fort McAllister is not the only one to host a great classic car event, but their show is only days away! Hopefully the weather holds up and they have a great turn out at the event.