21st Annual CARnival Car Show at the AACA Museum


May 31, 2016 (Hershey, PA) – The Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Museum is hosting its 21st annual CARnival Car Show on Saturday, June 18th from 9:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. and you’re invited! Join us on the lawn to admire all the makes and models represented.


The forecast for Saturday is perfect car show weather!

This year, there will be a special exhibit area dedicated to Early Off-Roaders! Admire the simplistic, rugged beauty of vehicles designed with one purpose in mind: to get people places where no other vehicle could reach.

Stewart's_Root_Beer_Truck-AACA_MuseumWant to show your car? Vehicle registrations will be open from 8:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. Spectators may enjoy the show from 9:00 A.M to 3:00 P.M. with special fun activities and vendor booths for the whole family! With so much to take in, you can recover some energy by enjoying the food provided by on site vendors, or you can bring your own picnic lunch and tailgate.


Schedule of Events

9:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.
Car Show on the grounds, 100-200 vehicles expected (Registration begins @ 8 AM). Register your car for $15 Day of Show.
Car Finger Painting – How often are you allowed to finger paint on a real car? Now is your chance! There will be an actual car prepared for finger painting.
Photo Stop – Stop by and get your picture taken in antique bike or antique car.
Games for kids and adults – Win prizes while supplies last

Food Concession vendors – Pay as you go, featuring Stewart’s Root Beer Truck and The Chicken Truck!

HotRod_Jen-Elegance_20169:00 A.M. – 1:45 P.M.
Special Pinstriping Demonstration by HotRod Jen – Hotrod Jen will be outside demonstrating her pinstriping art, weather permitting.

9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.    
Valve Cover Racing – Unlimited practice until race at 12 P.M.

10 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.
Nine Hole Mini-Golf – A classic game of mini-golf!
Wacky Big Trikes – Oversized trike race for kids and adults alike!
Behind the Scenes Tours – Schmidt Collection Storage Building – by Donation

Jim_Butler_Photos-2015_Carnival_Car_Show-AACA_Museum (86 Resized)12:00 P.M – 1:30 P.M
Antique Car Rides 

12:15 P.M. – 1:15 P.M.  
CHIPS Kids Education Program

12:00 P.M.   
Valve Cover Racing Competition


1:30 P.M.                               
Remarks/ Awards / 50-50 Drawing

Once you’ve enjoyed the show field of cars, come inside the Museum for some fabulous special exhibits including “Early Off-Roaders”, “Mods VS. Rockers” a look into the late 1950’s to early 1960’s U.K culture featuring 12 period  motorcycles and 12 period scooters, and “Steampunk U” art exhibit focusing on recycling car parts into artistic and functional forms. The AACA Museum is the ultimate way to spend a Saturday, and makes a great early Father’s Day treat for dad!