24th Annual Ticonderoga Area Car Show is coming

TICONDEROGA — The 24th Annual Ticonderoga Area Car Show will be held Sunday, Aug. 7, in Ticonderoga’s Bicentennial Park from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be a number of awards given out including Fabulous 50, Top 25, and an array of special awards including Best of Show Car, Best of Show Truck, Best of Show Motorcycle, Best of Show Display, 1 Super Wheels Prize Package, Chambers Choice, Fans Choice, Most Radical Engine, Best Color Scheme, Favorite Antique, and Best Work In Progress. New awards/plaques have been custom designed for the 2016 Ticonderoga Area Car Show.

The show is a judged show and a “SuperWheels Showdown” Qualifier. During the Car Show there will be food, vendors, a kid zone with a clown, face painting, balloon animals, bouncy house, and playground as well as a 50/50 Raffle, car show raffle, music, live music by Loose Connections, the Kiwanis Duck Race, a Piston Toss, a Muffler Wrap, and more. The first 150 people registered will receive a dash plaque and there will be a variety of special giveaways for pre-registered vehicles.

“The Ticonderoga Area Car Show continues to be “SuperWheels Showdown” Qualifier Show. Each year the Chambers sends one, Best of Show winner to the “SuperWheels Showdown” in Boston each October. These participants have a chance to place at this show, as well as move into an even larger and exclusive show at the Mohegan Sun. Last year the show was filmed as part of Paul Mennett’s Hit TV Show Cruisn’ New England on NESN and Cruisin’ New England Magazine,” said TACC Executive Director Matthew Courtright.

To enter as a car show participant, there is a $15 pre-registration fee for those who enter before Aug. 5. Those who wish to register the day of the show will be charged a $20 registration fee. Participants who pre-register will be entered to win a variety of giveaways. Judging for the show will begin at 11 a.m. All vehicles must be on the grounds by 10:45 a.m. or they will not be judged.

Admission for spectators for all car show events is free.

To further expand the Car Show and the goals of the Chamber, a 2016 Car Show Raffle is being offered. Tickets are available for a $10 donation. The first prize is $2,500, the second prize is $1,500, and the third prize is a Lake George 1 Night Getaway. Only 1,000 tickets will be sold. The drawing will take place at the 24th Annual Ticonderoga Area Car Show on Sunday, Aug. 7. You do not need to be present to win. Tickets will be available throughout Aug. 7 unless they are sold out prior to that date. Tickets are available at the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce office, from Chamber volunteers, and some local businesses.

“There are also a variety of events happening throughout the Ticonderoga Area the weekend of the Car Show. We encourage visitors and community members to make a complete weekend and enjoy all the Ticonderoga Area has to offer,” Courtright said.

For a complete calendar of events, Ticonderoga Area Business Directory or additional information on the Car Show visit www.ticonderogany.com, the Chamber facebook page, or contact the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce at 518-585- 6619 or email chamberinfo@ticonderogany.com.