Ticonderoga The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce has closed the books on its 21st annual Ticonderoga Area Car Show.
“On behalf of the chamber and the car show committee I would like to thank our sponsors and volunteers for their support in making the car show and the efforts of the chamber possible,” said Matthew Courtright, chamber executive director. “Without all of you the show would not be happening each and every year. I would also like to thank all of the local and state agencies.”
The car show, held Aug. 4, featured 28 classes with awards in each class. The show was a judged show and a “SuperWheels Showdown” qualifier. During the event there were a variety of food, vendors, a 50/50 raffle, silent auction raffle tent, car show raffle and music by Jerry’s Juke Box along with a piston toss, muffler wrap, hoola hoop contest and a New York State Police seat belt demonstration.
As part of the show, the Kiwanis Club of Ticonderoga duck race was held on the LaChute River.
There was a Community Cruise starting at the Best Western Plus Ticonderoga Inn & Suites the day before teh show and a Downtown Cruise In was held with music in front of the chamber office. Awards were given at the Cruise In. The Downtown Cruise In was open to the public with an opportunity to view cars, listen to music and visit local businesses.
The Chamber also worked with area businesses to offer specials and promotions during the car show weekend.
Sponsors of the 21st annual car show were, at the $500 level, Denton Publications/Times of Ti, Dunkin Donuts of Ticonderoga McDonald’s/Hearburg Enterprises and Tony’s Ticonderoga Sports;
at the $250 level, A&S Customs, Best Western Plus Ticonderoga Inn & Suites, Christopher Chevrolet, Inter-Lakes Health and the Wagon Wheel Restaurant;