Lakeland, Fla. – MIDFLORIDA Credit Union invites car collectors and enthusiasts to register their vehicles in the 20th MIDFLORIDA Auto Show & Lake Mirror Concours, taking place the weekend of Oct. 18-20. Participants can register online at www.midfloridaautoshow.com before Aug. 31 to receive an early bird discount. Registration closes on Oct. 1.
This three-day Central Florida show fills downtown Lakeland and the surrounding area with a full schedule of events and experiences for registered car owners and spectators alike. The Budweiser Hot Rod Rendezvous presented by Boys & Girls Clubs of Polk County kicks off the weekend on Friday night at Lake Mirror Park with a show of hot rods, an outdoor concert, food vendors and more. On Saturday, premium and collector vehicles from 1972 and earlier surround the shores of Lake Mirror as part of the Concours, and cars of all years and makes line the blocks of downtown Lakeland for the Auto Show. The Road Rally closes out the festivities on Sunday with a scenic 40-50 miles-long challenging route disclosed only through turn-by-turn directions, ending in a surprise location with lunch and prizes. Anyone is welcome to register a vehicle for any part of the weekend, and spectators can attend free of charge.
“We’re thrilled to be celebrating the 20th anniversary of this popular community event,” said David Hand, chairman of the MIDFLORIDA Auto Show & Lake Mirror Concours. “The show continues to draw a collection of rare and well-loved vehicles from the Southeast and beyond that make each year a new experience.”
The featured car for this year’s Concours is a 1964 Austin-Healey Sebring Sprite, which was recently featured in the Gallery of Legends at Sebring International Raceway, courtesy of owner Ford Heacock. The downtown section will display a Pagani Huayra, courtesy of owner Alan Jay Wildstein. Follow the show on Facebook and Instagram for more details about these cars and other registered vehicles.
For more information about vehicle registration, the weekend’s schedule or sponsorship opportunities, visit www.midfloridaautoshow.com.
About MIDFLORIDA Credit Union
MIDFLORIDA is a state-chartered financial institution headquartered in Lakeland, Fla. The credit union serves more than 315,000 members with assets totaling more than $3.42 billion through its network of branches, ATMs and website, www.midflorida.com. MIDFLORIDA Credit Union is open for membership to anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school within its Central Florida service area, which spans from coast to coast.