The 2014 AACA Eastern Division National Fall Meet – Hershey, Pennsylvania
Wed., October 8 – Sat., October 11, 2014
The largest flea market and show of its kind in the world. There is so much going on during Fall Meet Week – so don’t miss out!
The Eastern Division AACA National Fall Meet takes place each year during the 1st full week in October. The Hershey Region of the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) began hosting the show in 1955 and has done so each year since then.
The meet is located in beautiful Hershey, PA on the grounds and parking lots surrounding Hersheypark and The Giant Center. Hershey is considered one of the largest antique automobile shows and flea markets in the United States.
It consists of over 9,000 flea market spaces, over 1,000 car corral spaces, and approximately 1,500 show cars. Each year the show attracts visitors from all over the United States and many countries throughout the world. Some of the most unusual cars and parts can be found at Hershey. If you love antique cars, Hershey is the place to be.
Free Admission to all areas of Flea Market, Car Corral, and Car Show.
For more information about Meet Week please visit the AACA Hershey Region website or contact the Hershey Region by phone at 717-566-7720.
Top 5 Reasons to Attend the AACA Eastern Fall Meet at Hershey:
1. It’s the largest true antique car show in the world!
2. Free admission to spectators! (Parking fee charged by property owner.)
3. Vintage race car demonstration!
4. Over 9,000 flea market spaces!
5. The largest collection of antique cars for sale in one location!
Don’t Miss Highlights at Hershey 2014
Behind-the-Scenes Media Day (Tuesday, October 7)
For the first time ever, we are inviting the media to get a behind-the-scenes look at how this vintage automobile “city” is created. Join us for move-in day, where you can interview vendors, car owners and the Hershey Region Fall Meet Chairman. This event is a tremendous economic boost to the Hershey-Harrisburg area and must be seen first-hand to believe! Contact Stacy for press credentials for the show.
Grand Opening of the Cammack Tucker Exhibit at the AACA Museum (Wednesday, October 8)
The Cammack Tucker Exhibit will showcase the world’s largest collection of Tucker automobiles, engines and memorabilia. During the Night at the Museum event, plenty of great food and beverages will be scattered throughout all levels of the AACA Museum, plus live entertainment, silent auction, automotive artist gallery & grand opening of the Tucker Exhibit! Proceeds from this grand event benefit the AACA, AACA Library & Research Center and AACA Museum. For more information and tickets, visit www.NightAtTheMuseum.org. The Tucker Exhibit will open to the general public on October 9.
RM Hershey Collector Car Auction (October 9 & 10)
A feature attraction of the AACA Eastern Division Fall Meet, RM Auctions’ two-day Hershey sale returns to the Hershey Lodge, October 9–10, featuring more than 160 automobiles, a pair of boats and select memorabilia. This year’s auction is headlined by two private collections: The Cars of John Moir, featuring the unique A-to-Z Collection, and the Jeffrey Day Collection.
Last year’s event realized an impressive $9.6 million in sales, with bidders representing 17 countries from around the world. For full event information or to register to bid, please visit www.rmauctions.com or call toll free 1-800-211-4371. The complete digital catalogue is available online here: http://www.rmauctions.com/digitalcatalogs/2014/HF14/.
Vintage Race Car Conditioning Run (Friday, October 10)
The Race Car Conditioning Run is part of the ritual that is Hershey Meet Week. This year, there are 33 race cars registered for this unique event including oval track, sports cars, dragsters, Indy cars and motorcycles.
“All of the cars in the event are historically correct and certified authentic race cars, and they are amazing to witness,” shared this year’s Conditioning Run announcer Fred Sherk. “Even the executive director of the AACA is getting into the act this year with his 1941 Olds Special!”
“There is a 75 year history of race cars driving around the Hershey Stadium, starting with the midget car races during the depression. Today, Hershey is one of the only places where spectators still get to see these cars in action,” explained David Kisthardt, Hershey Region Race Car Chairman for the Meet. “Do not miss one of this year’s most significant registered race cars – a 1914 Mercedes!”
The AACA Museum will be open the following dates/times:
Sun. 10/5 – Tues. 10/7 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wed. 10/8 – 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM (closing to get ready for Night at the Museum)
Wed. 10/8 – Night at the Museum 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM – Ticketed event with GRAND OPENING of the Cammack-Tucker Collection
Reserve online or by calling 717-566-7100 ext. 100Night At The Museum Tickets
Thurs. 10/9 & Friday 10/10 – 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM – First Public showing of Cammack Tucker Gallery
Saturday 10/11 & beyond – 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Subway will be onsite with sandwiches available for purchase Thursday & Friday from 11 AM – 7 PM, or while supplies last.
Other Featured Exhibits
Indian Nation: Indian Motorcycles & America
100 Years of Dodge
“Reflections” Automotive Art Exhibit by Mark Watts
The AACA Museum will have several artists in residence throughout Meet Week with a variety of styles of Automotive Art!
Artist Dan Reed has created this custom piece of art for the Grand Opening of our Cammack Tucker Exhibit! Dan will have other great pieces for sale.
Artist JoepeP will be with us again this year! Joe was the creator of our recent Motoring Mysteries of the Far East art image.
Artist Bill Bravo will be us featuring his unique flair for automotive photography customized by your vehicle!
RM Hershey Auction October 9-10, 2014
Spanning A-to-Z and a Century of Automotive History, Diverse Collections Headline RM’s annual Hershey Sale.
• A feature attraction of the AACA Eastern Division Fall Meet, RM Auctions’ two-day Hershey sale returns October 9 – 10, featuring more than 160 automobiles, a pair of boats and select memorabilia
• Sale headlined by two private collections: The Cars of John Moir, featuring the A-to-Z Collection, and the Jeffrey Day Collection
• Full event information and a frequently updated list of entries available online at www.rmauctions.com
More information is available at www.RMauctions.com/hershey or call (519) 352 4575
AUTOMOTIVE ART DISPLAY
HERSHEY LODGE – Cocoa 1 Ballroom
October 8 thru October 11
Two automotive artists, masters of their craft, will be displaying at The Hershey Lodge.
Sculpture Tony Sikorsky and painter David Snyder will be displaying in the Cocoa 1 Ballroom (across from RM Auctions) located in the Hershey Lodge Wednesday October 8 thru Saturday October 11. This will be a unique opportunity to meet the artists and enjoy their outstanding display of automotive art. Sculptures, paintings and prints will be available for purchase.