The world’s largest classic car show and flea market comes to Hershey

HERSHEY, Pa. (WHTM) – Hershey is the place to be for the first full week in October, but not for the rides. The 66th edition of the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) National Fall Championships will take place on Wednesday.

Last year’s event was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but organizers say this year’s event will feature 9,000 vendor spaces, more than 1,100 vintage cars on display and a corral of cars with 1,000 spaces to sell vintage cars.

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More than 250,000 visitors are expected for the four-day event, from dawn to dusk, from Wednesday October 6 to Saturday October 9. All events will take place on the grounds surrounding Hersheypark and the Giant Center at 100 Hersheypark Drive, Hershey, PA 17033.

The iconic Oscar Mayer Wienermobile will also be present on Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The AACA is the largest and oldest classic car club in the world with 55,000 members and 350 local regions and chapters in the United States and 50 other countries. In a press release, the ACAA wrote, “Our members and their love for these cars are the foundation of this hobby, and we hope to inspire a younger generation to fall in love as well.

The show is free to the public but parking fees may be charged by the venue.

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