Annual Museum CARnival Car Show

Saturday, June 16, 2018
9 am to 2 pm (Vehicle Registration 8 am to 12 noon)


We are looking forward to our Annual Museum CARnival Car Show on June 16, 2018, from 9 AM to 2 PM here on the beautiful grounds of the AACA Museum, Inc., in Hershey, PA.   Join us for this fun-filled day with all makes, models, and years of vehicles in our Car Show. The Car Show will also include tailgating on the lawn, a variety of vendor booths, a 50/50 drawing, family-friendly activities, entertainment, our popular Valve Cover Racing and more!

Mark your calendars!

Register your car online HERE or download the form HERE!

There is no admission fee to the CAR show area or for the activities.    The Behind the Scenes Tour is by donation.    Admission to the AACA Museum exhibits is $12.50 for Adults, $11.50 for Seniors, $9.50 for Juniors and FREE for children 3 & Under and AACA Members with their membership car


Schedule of Events 2018:

8 AM – Car Show Registration – $20 day of event
9 AM – 2 PM – CARnival Fun!
• Photo Stop
• Spin the prize wheel
• Wacky Big Trikes
• Car Finger Painting
• Games
• Vendor Booth
• Food Vendors – Sittin’ Pickin’ Chickin’ and Rotirrito
10 AM – 12 PM – Tethered Hot Air Balloon Rides
12:30 – 1:30 Antique Car Rides

12:30 PM – 1:15 PM – Education Table
• Vehicle Scavenger Hunt
• Trash Car Build
1 PM – Behind the Scenes Tour – by donation
2 PM Celebratory Cupcakes
2 PM – Remarks/Awards/50/50 Drawing



Family Fun Events:

Tethered Hot Air Balloon Rides – Float up in the air while tethered to the ground for a glimpse of the town of Hershey and Hersheypark from above the trees.   Tethered rides will be available for $15 per person in celebration of our 15th Anniversary!    Hot Air Balloons are weather permitting and are not able to operate in windy or rainy conditions. Tethered hot air balloon rides will be available from 10 AM to 12 PM.

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Spin the prize wheel – Win prizes while supplies last
Wacky Big Trikes – Race around the Mega Rally race track!
Car Finger Painting – your chance to paint on a real car!

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Vendor Booths –Vendors will join us with a variety of products and services
Food Vendor – Sittin’ Pickin’ Chickin’ and Rotirrito

Valve Cover Racing – Unlimited practice until Racing Competition at 12pm

Antique Car Rides

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Valve Cover Racing:

Sign up for the Valve Cover Racing!

Practice all day until 12 pm – then race against other guests

What’s a valve cover race?
Think Pine Wood derby for automotive enthusiasts. Take your favorite valve cover, add wheels, and go racing. Is a Buick staight 8 valve cover faster than a Chevy, Studebaker, Ford, Chrysler or flat head side cover? Bring yours to the Car Show and find out. If you do not have a valve cover to race, we have valve covers available to borrow!

Ladies and Gentlemen, “START – YOUR -GRAVITY!!”

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Awards will be given out for Best of Show and People’s Choice, new to this year is the AACA Museum, Inc. 15th Anniversary Award. To celebrate our newest exhibit Mustangs: Six Generations of America’s Favorite Pony Car, we will have an America’s Favorite Pony Car award.