The 2019 Great Race will conclude its 2,300-mile journey at ACM on Sunday, June 30! Show off your collector vehicle at the Shine Time Car Show and enter to win an award or come as a spectator and check out the vehicles on display. The Shine Time Car Show is FREE fun for the whole family…you won’t want to miss the hundreds of collector cars, “Taste of the Race” food truck festival & Thirst Responder beer garden, vendors and more! Bring you picnic blankets and lawn chairs for festival seating!
“Taste of the Race” Food Trucks:
Great events don’t happen by accident and they certainly don’t happen in the blink of an eye. It takes a lot of work to develop, organize and run an intricate event such as the Great Race, and it took a lot of work behind the scenes to get it off the ground. From the inaugural event in ’83, there have been lots of memorable moments. We’re looking forward to making more memories at America’s Car Museum, the official finish of the Great Race!
NOTE: The Museum will open early at 9 am for the Shine Time Car Show on June 30. The Great Race official finish at America’s Car Museum will be between 1:30 – 3:30pm.
Shine Time Car Show
Open to all makes and models of collector cars, trucks and motorcycles. Car show registration includes one adult admission to America’s Car Museum. *Pre-Registration will close Sunday, June 30th at 7am. You can sign up at registration the day of the event!
ACM MEMBER – $15 REGULAR REGISTRATION – $25
ACM Member VIP Party
All ACM Members are invited to a VIP party in Club Auto during the Shine Time Car Show. Grab your lunch from a participating food truck and come inside Club Auto to cool off, relax and mingle with fellow members. A hosted bar will be available. *Must show ACM Member Driver License for entry.
ACM members receive special discounts at ACM events. Join today!
Junior Judge Program
If you know any young people who want a chance to learn about some really cool vehicles, meet their owners and award their favorites, sign them up for our Junior Judge program at the Great Race Shine Time Car Show. The Junior Judge program is designed for youth ages 10-16, and spaces are limited. This program is free and lasts 90 minutes. To register, please complete a Junior Judge Registration Form for each participating child. Completed forms can be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or dropped off at the Museum during regular business hours.
POTENTIAL TRAFFIC DELAYS
On June 30 East D St will be closed between East 26th St and East C St/Wiley Ave. When visiting the Museum on June 30 there will be detours:
- From East 26th St – please turn north on East C St. This will bring you around the back side of the Museum and up to our parking lots
- From Wiley Ave or East McKinley Way – you will be able to turn west on East C St to approach the Museum as usual
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