Ticonderoga Gentlemen and ladies, start your engines!
The 20th annual Ticonderoga Area Car Show will be held Sunday, Aug. 5, in Ticonderoga’s Bicentennial Park 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sponsored by the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce, the annual car show is judged and is a “SuperWheels Showdown” qualifier. There will be 27 classes with awards in each class.
The first 150 people registered will receive a goody bag and dash plaque.
During the car show there will be food, vendors, a 50/50 raffle, a car show raffle, music by Jerry’s Juke Box, the Kiwanis duck race, a piston toss, a muffler wrap and a hoola hop contest.
To enter as a participant, there is a $15 pre-registration fee for those who enter before Aug. 3. Participants who pre-register will be entered into a drawing for a prize of $100. Those who wish to register at the gate will be charged a $20 registration fee.
Spectators are free on the day of the show, although donations will be accepted.
Judging will begin at 11 a.m. All vehicles must be on the grounds by 10:45 a.m. or they will not be judged.
As part of the Ticonderoga Area Car Show, the Kiwanis Club of Ticonderoga Duck Race is scheduled to be held on Sunday, Aug. 5. The race will begin at 11 a.m. on the LaChute River in Bicentennial Park. Ducks will be available for purchase that morning.
On Saturday, Aug. 4, there will be a Community Cruise starting 1 p.m. at the Best Western Plus Ticonderoga Inn & Suites.
“The Best Western Plus, who is and has been a supporter of the car show, will kick start the Community Cruise,” said Matthew Courtright, chamber executive director. “Participants should meet in the parking lot to the left side of the hotel by 12:55 p.m. A car show committee member will lead the cruise.”