Meet Week

The 2013 AACA Eastern Division National Fall Meet – Hershey, Pennsylvania

Wed., October 9 – Sat., 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.

Free Admission to all areas of 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 Sat., Oct. 12th., starting on the day you arrive. No reservations are taken. Ample parking available. RV/Camper parking is available starting Friday, Oct. 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 – 5pm  Dusk Car Corral & Flea Market Opens

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. Purchase Tickets Now »

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 & Barbeque available from 4-8 pm

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 & Barbecue from 4-8 PM

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 pick-up at Folder Distribution Tent (located next to Main Tent on Chocolate Field)

2:00 pm  Author – Matthew Crawford – speaking on:  “Bring Back Shop Class:  The Case For Actually Being Able to Do Stuff” – AACA Tent – Hockersville Rd.

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 – AACA Museum ( bus departs from bus stop at 11:00 am)

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 visit the AACA Hershey Region website or contact the Hershey Region by phone at 717-566-7720.

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AACA Museum:

The AACA Museum will be open the following dates/times:

Sunday, October 6 9:00AM-5:00PM

Monday, October 7 9:00 AM – 5:00PM

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

Tuesday, October 8 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

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

Wednesday, October 9 9:00 AM – 12 Noon

11:00 – 1:00 PM – Subway Sandwiches will have a limited menu available for guest purchase.

6:00 – 10:00 PM – Night at the Museum Ticketed Event

Thursday, October 10 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM

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

From 4:00 -8:00 PM, we will be having beer and barbecue available for guests for a reasonable cost.

Friday, October 11 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM

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

From 4:00 – 8:00 PM, we will be having beer and barbecue available for guests for a reasonable cost.

Saturday, October 12 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

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

 

Pop Culture & Cars

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May 17 – Oct. 13

A retro adventure that will transport you back in time to the 1950s-1970s!

 

The British Invasion

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March 15 – October 17

British Invasion – A retrospective of British Motorcycles from the 1940s – 1970s

Beautiful Buick’s - A display of Buick vehicles to commerate the 110th Anniversary of Buick.

RM Auctions presents ‘Vintage Motor Cars of Hershey”  at the Hershey Lodge.

More information is available at www.RMauctions.com/hershey or call (519) 352 4575