Meet Week

Information listed here is from 2013 Hershey Meet Week” The dates for 2014 are October 8-11, 2014 .

Specific updates will be made to this page as 2014 information becomes available.

Schedule of daily events is very similar from year to year – pricing is subject to change

 

The 2013 AACA Eastern Division National Fall Meet Hershey, Pennsylvania

Wednesday, October 9 – Saturday, October 12, 2013

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.


Admission Admission is FREE to all areas of the Flea Market, Car Corral and Car Show.

Day Parking $12.00 per day

RV/Camper Parking $45 per night, and you must pay for each night through Saturday, October 12th, starting on the day you arrive. No reservations are taken. Ample parking available. RV/Camper parking is available starting Friday, October 5th and is located on the north side of HERSHEYPARK Drive. Watch for signs as you near the show grounds.


Events Schedule

 

Tuesday, October 8

8:30 am Flea Market Load In (weather permitting)
9:00 am – 5:00 pm AACA Museum open for public viewing

Wednesday, October 9

7:00 am – 5:00 pm Car Corral & Flea Market Open
11:00 to 3:00 pm Show Car Packets available for pickup at Folder Distribution Tent (located next to Main Tent on Chocolate Field)
9:00 am – 12 noon AACA Museum open for public viewing
6:00 pm Night at the Museum presented by RM Auctions – Celebrate with other enthusiasts for a fun filled night of friends and fellowship at the AACA Museum was we jump start a great Meet Week in Hershey! Reception and Silent Auction fundraising event to support the AACA Library and Museum. More Information »

Thursday, October 10

7:00 am – 5:00 pm Car Corral & Flea Market Open
9:00 am – 9:00 pm AACA Museum open for public viewing. Beer and Barbecue available from 4:00-8:00pm
11:00 to 3:00 pm Show Car Packets available for pickup at Folder Distribution Tent (located next to Main Tent on Chocolate Field)
7:00 pm Old Time Movies at the Music Box Theatre, Hersheypark

Friday, October 11

7:00 am – 5:00 pm Car Corral & Flea Market Open
9:00 am – 9:00 pm AACA Museum open for public viewing. Beer and Barbecue available from 4:00-8:00pm
11:00 am Race Car Condition Run – Hersheypark Stadium (spectators welcome)
11:45 am The Huges High-Wheeler Event – Hersheypark Stadium (spectators welcome)
11:00 to 3:00 pm Show Car Packets available for pickup at Folder Distribution Tent (located next to Main Tent on Chocolate Field)
2:00 pm Author – Matthew Crawford will be speaking on the topic: Bring Back Shop Class: The Case For Actually Being Able to Do Stuff – AACA Tent – Hockersville Road
7:00 pm Talent Show – an all ages family event at the Music Box Theatre, Herhseypark

Saturday, October 12

7:00 – 10:00 am Show Cars enter field for judging (Show Car registration packets picked up when entering the field.)
7:00 am Car Corral & Flea Market Opens
Judges Breakfast – Giant Center
7:00 am to 3:00 pm Car Show on the Show Field
9:00 am – 5:00 pm AACA Museum open for public viewing
10:00 am Vehicle Judging Begins – Show Field
11:30 am Ladies Luncheon – The Hotel Hershey
12:00 Noon to 2:00 pm Junior AACA Activities – Youth Tent near the Show Field – open to all you up to age 15.
7:00 pm Awards Banquet – Hershey Lodge (social at 6:15 pm)

For more information about Meet Week please check out these links:

Fall Meet Frequently Asked Questions
Fall Meet Field Maps & More
Directions & Accommodations
Vendors & Meet Registration
History of the Fall Meet 

Please visit the AACA Hershey Region website for more details and a complete listing of events. Or contact the Hershey Region at 717-566-7720 orhr@hersheyaaca.org.

FIELD SHUTTLE will run Wednesday through Saturday between the flea market fields, car corral and Show Field (Saturday). Look for bus signs on site.

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The AACA Museum will be open the following dates and times.

Sunday, October 6 – 9:00AM-5:00PM

Monday, October 7 – 9:00AM-5:00PM

11:00-3:00PM Subway Sandwiches will have a limited menu availalbe for guest purchase.

Tuesday, October 8 – 9:00AM-5:00PM

11:00-3:00PM Subway Sandwiches will have a limited menu availalbe for guest purchase.

Wednesday, October 9 – 9:00AM-12 Noon

11:00-1:00PM Subway Sandwiches will have a limited menu availalbe for guest purchase.
6:00-10:00 PM Night at the Museum Ticketed Event

Thursday, October 10 – 9:00AM-9:00PM

11:00-3:00PM Subway Sandwiches will have a limited menu availalbe for guest purchase.
4:00-8:00PM We will be having beer and barbecue available for guests for a reasonable cost.

Friday, October 11 – 9:00AM-9:00PM

11:00-3:00PM Subway Sandwiches will have a limited menu availalbe for guest purchase.
4:00-8:00PM We will be having beer and barbecue available for guests for a reasonable cost.

Saturday, October 12 – 9:00AM-5:00PM

11:00-3:00PM Subway Sandwiches will have a limited menu availalbe for guest purchase.