Mild to Wild Feature:
Since the first automobiles rolled out of the factory, consumers began to modify them to suit their individual needs. Following World War 2, the need for speed captivated the youth and the age of hot rods was born! Then cruisers owned the road, and now Tuners are the masters. See a special display of many of these iconic Wild Cars paired with their factory-stock Mild counterparts to compare the transformation!
Mild to Wild Car Parade:
Experience the sight, sound, and smells of this broad spectrum of cars as they parade around the show field. Parade will begin near the Main Tent after the Opening Ceremonies (~ 10:10 am)
Jaguar Concours D’Elegance:
Come see the gathering of the some of the finest Jaguars on the East Coast – from the early XK-120 sport cars to the sleek E-Type to the luxurious sedans. This concours is sanctioned by the national Jaguar Clubs of North America organization.
There will be quality awards for each judged class of cars. In addition, major awards will be presented for the Best-in-Show Original Car and Best-in-Show Modified Car.
Antique Car Rides:
Your chance to jump into an antique and experience a trip back in time as your tour around St. Joseph’s campus! Try rides in different cars to see how they evolved from the early 1900’s to the 1950’s. These rides leave near the Main Tent and will run between 10:30 am to 2 pm and are free to all attendees. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please no food or drinks on the rides.
Youth Judging Program:
A great opportunity for our young enthusiasts to learn about judging cars in a fun and educational way! After a brief overview of the judging criteria, the participants will go out into the show field and judge three cars – and presenting the best one with the Youth Award. Open to ages 8 and up; runs ~ 30 minutes with a treat at the end. Meet at the Main Tent at 1 pm.
Special Presentation Under the Main Tent: Exotic Hood Ornaments
Come see and learn about the exotic hood ornaments that adorned the luxury cars of the 1920’s and 1930’s. These ornaments, often in the form of mascots, were meant to make bold statements about the cars and their owners. See ornaments that came on the luxury cars as well as custom ornaments produced by boutique shops – such as glass mascots that could be lite-up at night. Presentation starts at 1:30 pm under the Main Tent.