What You’ll See at the Daytona Turkey Run This Year

If you love classic cars and hot rods, then the Daytona Turkey Run is for you! Plan a trip to New Smyrna Beach for this year’s festival to see thousands of vehicles, street rods, one-of-a-kind automobiles, and swap meet vendors. You don’t want to miss the largest classic car show in America! Here’s what you’ll see at this year’s Daytona Turkey Run!

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Find Fun and More at the Daytona Turkey Run

Family-Friendly Fun for All

The Daytona Turkey Run is a family-friendly event and has been for nearly four decades! Event founder, Stu Sarjeant and his son, Jim, started the Daytona Turkey Run back in 1974. And, today, it boasts show-worthy, top quality cars from all around America. This includes restored classics, new, customized ride,s and foreign and domestic exotics and imports. So, whether you’re looking for rare cars like a ‘57 Cadillac 62 series, 1996 Bentley Turbo R, Packard Woody Wagon from 1948, or ’62 Triumph TR3A, the Daytona Turkey Run is the place to find them!

Swap Meet, Car Corral, and Arts and Fashion Bazaar

Every year, there are thousands of swap meet vendors who offer everything from accessories and auto parts to gifts and clothing. You’ll also have fantastic food and beverage vendors to fuel your Daytona Turkey Run experience. Another annual favorite, the Car Corral is where thousands of classic cars line up in the infield for the purchase and selling of these classic vehicles. In addition to this, the Arts and Fashion Bazaar has been added to the Daytona Turkey Run lineup, showcasing fantastic handmade art, crafts, and fashion. It’s the perfect place to get some holiday shopping done!

Festival Logistics

Where is it?

The Daytona International Speedway


When is it?

November 23-26, 2017


What time is it?

Thursday-Saturday | 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sunday | 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.


How much does it cost?

Thursday-Saturday | $15

Sunday | $10

Kids 11 and Under | Free

Plan Your Car Show Trip Today

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