Lakeland Auto Show & Lake Mirror Concours Coming Oct. 20-22

Lakeland, FL — Back for the 18th year and with a new name for 2017, the Lakeland Auto Show kicks off Friday, Oct. 20, continuing through Oct. 22.

The Lake Mirror Concours will feature 100 four-wheeled beauties on the red carpet. Photo: Heacock Classic

Friday includes the Budweiser Hot Rod Rendezvous, a free outdoor concert and hot rod car show at Lake Mirror. And at 7 p.m., The New Car Show presented by Heacock Insurance will showcase the latest auto designs and technology of the newest models from several Central Florida auto dealers. The New Car Show continues Saturday starting at 10 a.m.

The weekend’s featured event, the Lake Mirror Concours, runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday with 100 premium classic automobiles displayed along the Lake Mirror Promenade. Each car in the by-invitation-only group will be vying for top honors in 13 classes ranging from Brass Era vehicles to Muscle Cars to Historic Racing Cars.

Also from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, the Lakeland Auto Show takes place on the streets of downtown Lakeland, featuring more than 600 special interest and collector cars of all types. Spectators can explore on their own or take the Blue Ribbon Walking Tour to get a sampling of the outstanding cars in the show.

The event ends Sunday with the Road Tour as registered participants go for a drive, answer challenging questions along the way and end with a picnic lunch and prizes.

Get the full schedule.