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Enjoy Cofton's American Car Show 2024: A Fun Day For the Whole Family

Enjoy Cofton's American Car Show 2024: A Fun Day For the Whole Family

Get ready to rev those engines because Cofton's American Car Show is back for another lap!

This much-loved event is returning from June 21st to the 23rd, and it's gearing up to be a weekend full of fun, excitement, fireworks and, of course, some seriously cool cars.

Whether you're a die-hard car enthusiast or just looking for a great day out with the family, there's something for everyone at Cofton's American Car Show.

What's Happening This Year?

This year’s car show promises to be bigger and better than ever. You'll get to see a stunning range of classic American cars, all gleaming in the summer sunshine. Expect to see Mustangs, Cadillacs, Chevrolets, Pontiacs, Buicks, and Jeeps, among over 200 classic vehicles. These beauties will not only be on display but will also take to the streets in a thrilling cruise around Dawlish.

But that's not all! The weekend is packed with live music, family fun activities, games, and mouth-watering food and drink. From the Saturday Cruise to the Show Day Sunday and Awards Presentation, there’s a whole host of events to keep you entertained.

Special Features

Saturday Cruise

The excitement kicks off with the Saturday Cruise, where you'll see these classic cars in action. The cruise winds through Dawlish, making stops along the way, including a picturesque pause on The Green at Dawlish Warren. It's a great chance to see these beauties up close and in motion.

Show Day Sunday & Awards Presentation

Sunday is the main event. All the cars will be lined up for the big show, and you can wander around, chat with the owners, and learn all about these incredible machines. The day culminates with an awards presentation where trophies will be handed out for Best in Show, Director’s Choice, People’s Choice, and Best Custom/Hot Rod.

Live Music and Entertainment

The weekend wouldn't be complete without some fantastic live music. Look forward to performances from an Elvis Tribute act, Buddy Holly Tribute, and more across the whole weekend. The entertainment lineup also includes the Cofton Crew’s fun-filled shows.

Family Fun Activities

There's plenty to keep the kids entertained too. From circus skills and balloon modelling to face painting and magic shows, there’s something for everyone. Don’t miss the appearances from popular characters like Optimus Prime and Bumblebee, which are sure to be a hit with the little ones.

Food and Drink

Come hungry, because there will be a great selection of food and drink to enjoy. Whether you're craving a hearty meal or just looking for a tasty snack, you'll find plenty of options to satisfy your appetite.

Fireworks Display

If we're talking about it, you know there has to be some pyro fun on the agenda. Saturday night will end with a bang, thanks to a spectacular fireworks display. It's the perfect way to wrap up a day of fun and excitement.

Tickets & Accommodation

If you’re planning to visit Cofton’s American Car Show, here’s what you need to know.

Daytime entry for car show participants is free for up to two people bringing show cars. If you’re staying at the holiday park, you also get free entry.

For day visitors, tickets are priced at £10 for adults and £5 for children. It's a great deal considering the full lineup of entertainment and activities available throughout the weekend.

But why not make a weekend of it? Cofton Holidays offers a range of accommodation options to suit all preferences and budgets.

Here are some options:

  • Touring Pitches: From £100 for two nights.
  • Holiday Homes: Starting at £446 for a Friday to Monday stay.
  • Lodges: From £877 for a three-night stay.
  • Cottages: Starting at £584 for the weekend.
  • Apartments: Available from £617 for the duration.

Whether you prefer the charm of a cottage or the comfort of a modern apartment, Cofton Holidays has got you covered. Staying on-site means you won’t miss a minute of the action and you can enjoy all the amenities Cofton has to offer. Plus, if you’re exhibiting a car, you can save 15% on your stay by contacting the team on 01626 890111.

Local Attractions

While you're in the area, why not explore some of the local attractions?

Dawlish Warren is just a stone's throw away, offering a beautiful beach, nature reserve, and family-friendly activities. The nearby town of Dawlish is famous for its black swans and picturesque views along The Lawn and Brook. For a bit more adventure, you can visit the Jurassic Coast, a UNESCO World Heritage site, which is perfect for fossil hunting and scenic walks.

Get It In Your Diary

Cofton’s American Car Show is set to be an unforgettable weekend packed with classic cars, live music, fun activities, fireworks and delicious food. Whether you’re a car enthusiast or just looking for a fantastic way to spend the weekend with family and friends, this event has something for everyone.

Don’t forget to mark June 21st to 23rd in your calendar, and consider booking your stay early so you can enjoy every minute of it.

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