Auburn, IN USA
Credit: Posted by Steve White on Sep 01, 2010 at
Auburn, Indiana is widely considered the "classic car capital of the world", and it lives up to its reputation by holding the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Festival on Labor Day weekend every year. This year, the festival is in its 54th edition, and it will be held from the 2nd of September to the 6th of September, 2010. More than 200,000 people from across the United States and other countries are expected to attend this grand and exciting festival.
The festival will feature lots of interesting classic car-related events, including a drag race, auctions, cruise-in, arts fair, and much more. The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum will be holding extra events throughout the festival, including the 5th ACDA Museum Benefit Extravaganza, the Arts Show and Sale, the Connecting Rods Luncheon, and the Gala Ball for museum members. One of the highlights of the festival is the downtown cruise-in, which will attract more than 700 participating vehicles as well as thousands of spectators. Those who enjoy drag racing can attend The Ab Jenkins Memorial Duesenberg Exhibition of Speed and Stinson Fly-In, a thrilling drag race at the Kendallville Airport. Auctions that will be conducted during the festival include The Auburn Auction by Worldwide Auctioneers, Auctions America by RM, and Classical Event Auctions.
Other notable events that will be organized during the 54th Auburn Cord Duesenberg Festival include the ACD Parade of Classics, Cars and Guitars, Garage Cruise, Classic Car Masterworks, Motoring to the Square, Auburn Arts Fair, Brain Games, and others.