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Feb 23-25, 2018
Adult Admission: $10 Friday-Saturday, $5 Sunday / Event Pass $20
Kids 12 and Under FREE

Event Hours Fri & Sat 8am-5pm , Sun. 8am-3pm


Countdown to Showtime - 2018!

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FREE PARKING & SHUTTLE ALL DAYS HERE:
3785 W Pipkin Rd.
Lakeland FL. 33811

Event Address:
4175 Medulla Rd.
Lakeland, FL 33811

Frequencies for Aircraft:
Tower: 124.500
Ground: 121.400

Air & Couch Concours:
Early Show Access on the 23rd

Winter Florida AutoFest - Bigger is indeed better! Winter Florida AutoFest takes place at its ultra spacious facility, the SUN ‘n FUN complex in Lakeland, Florida. By coming to Lakeland and Winter Florida AutoFest, you’re not just coming to a car show or automotive themed weekend, you’re coming to an event that is suitable for enthusiasts of all ages. It doesn’t matter if you’re the most die-hard car guy (or girl) or you’re a family looking for a day out of the house, Winter Florida AutoFest has it all! The weekend plays host to thousands of collector and classic automotive enthusiasts who will come to SUN ‘n FUN for one of the largest automotive swap meets in the region. In addition, there are classic cars and trucks available within the car corral or enjoy a thrilling collector car auction presented by Carlisle Auctions. Not only are there multiple forms of automobilia for sale, but you can also check out or be part of a classic car show. Throughout the weekend, hundreds of classics, spanning generations of production, will be on display with awards presented Friday and Saturday of the event. In addition, there’s a great array of food, displays, guests and more. Plus, Carlisle Events will tip its cap to what SUN ‘n FUN is all about, aeronautical excitement. The onsite museum will be open during the event, there will be helicopter rides, a fly over and more air themed fun. Each year will bring something different, so be sure to get involved today!


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A BRIEF REVIEW OF 2017
Cool Cars, Butch Patrick and a Stellar Auction Make Winter AutoFest a Hit

The 2017 edition of Winter AutoFest in Lakeland proved once more to be THE show of shows for auto enthusiasts in central Florida. Guests from around the region converged on the SUN 'n FUN...
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ALL AUCTION CONSIGNMENTS ARE FREE UNLESS SOLD
Ask About Feature Car Designation Too During Two-Day Auction

Be part of the auction excitement at Winter Florida AutoFest at the Sun 'n Fun Complex in Lakeland for the ever-popular collector car auction. This auction sees well over 400+ cars cross the block. ...
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FOR 2017, CARLISLE EVENTS HAS YOU COVERED
Collectible “Family Since ’74” T-Shirts Available to Order Now

Carlisle Events was founded in 1974 and ever since, the company’s founding base has been what its events are all about too; family and friends! When Chip and Bill Miller (no relation) created what...
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CAR SHOW EXCITEMENT COMES TO LAKELAND
Show Your Ride During Winter AutoFest Weekend

Join Carlisle Events and Winter Florida AutoFest to show your ride as part of a two-day classic and collector car show. All makes, models, styles and eras are invited to participate. Show for one day...
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CHECK OUT THE SHOW CARS FROM WINTER AUTOFEST
Carlisle’s Gold Standard Showfield Cars Featured

Did you or someone you know take part in the car show at Winter AutoFest? Maybe you just want to do some “window shopping” and see all the great classics that were part of...
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MUSTANGS & MUSTANGS SLATED FOR WINTER AUTOFEST
Over 200 Pony’s and a P51 Mustang Airplane will be on Display

If you like your Pony Power and/or all things Ford, then the Winter AutoFest car show has just that and then some for you. Via the Imperial Mustang Club of Polk County, you can...
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OFFICIAL CLUB SHOWINGS AT WINTER AUTOFEST
National, Regional and Local Clubs Invited to Attend

We invite national, regional and local clubs to make Winter Autofest home for one of your club outings! Winter Autofest will offer a 15x15 frame tent to any club that can pre-registers 20+ members. Use...
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AUTOMOTIVE HISTORY ON SALE IN THE CAR CORRAL
Snag a Classic or Modern-Day Collector Car

The car corral is where individuals offer vehicles only (no parts, etc.) for sale. You can shop and make the deal directly with the owner. Spaces are approximately 10’ frontage x 20’ depth. This fall,...
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PROMOTE YOUR CAR CORRAL RIDE ON OUR SOCIAL MEDIA PAGES
Program Allows for FREE Exposure to Help You Sell Your Ride

Do you want to let thousands of enthusiasts know what you are selling in your car corral space at Lakeland? It doesn’t matter what show you’re attending, if you’ve purchased a car corral spot,...
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EXPERIENCE THE SWAP MEET FRENZY
Large Facility Allows for a Wide Array of Products

Whether you call it a swap meet, automotive flea market or auto jumble, one of the highlights at Winter Florida AutoFest at SUN ‘n FUN in Lakeland is its massive area of new and used...
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THE THRILL OF THE HUNT COMES TO LAKELAND
Antiques, Automobilia, Signage and Coin Ops Commonly Found

There's picking, and then there's picking. Winter AutoFest in Lakeland aims to offer you the type of picking experience that even the big TV shows would be proud of. Antiques, collectibles and...
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CARLISLE EVENTS WANTS YOU TO SAVE $$$
Learn How to Maximize your Experience and Minimize the Cost

Vendors are the back bone of all of our events and because of that, we want to make sure you’re getting the best bang for the buck. As such, we’ve implemented a few ways...
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ENJOY THE SUN ‘N FUN AEROSPACE MUSEUM
Just $8 Gives you Access at the Event

Bring the family to SUN ‘n FUN and Winter Florida AutoFest for not only an automotive education, but one centered around air and space too. Positioned on the grounds is a museum that is...
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GRAB A BITE OF TASTY FAIR STYLE FOOD DURING AUTOFEST WEEKEND
From Standard to Unique, the Event Has it All

AutoFest events offer a nice array of classic cars and car pieces and parts for sale, but did you know that the event is about more than just fast cars and a great deal? ...
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ACRES OF FREE ONSITE PARKING AVAILABLE
Courtesy Shuttle Offered To Our Guests

As always acres of parking is free and convenient at SUN 'n FUN. Adding to the convenience is the addition of “Courtesy Shuttles” to assist our guests as they arrive and depart the event...
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AUTOFEST HOST HOTEL NAMED
Join the Ecco Suites for Event Week in Lakeland

Enthusiasts looking for lodging at an affordable price should look no further than the Ecco Suites in Lakeland. As the official host hotel for AutoFest weekend, you're eligible for a special discount rate of...
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EXPERIENCE THE AIR AND COACH CONCOURS AT WINTER AUTOFEST
New Show within the Show Offers Exclusive Perks for it's Guests

Carlisle Events and Carlisle Auctions cordially invites you to an all new lifestyle event at SUN 'n FUN in Lakeland, the Air and Coach Concours. This new feature is presented by Parliament Motor Coach...
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CAMP AT SUN 'N FUN IN LAKELAND
Tents, RV's and Motor Homes of All Types Welcome

Carlisle Events has teamed with SUN ‘n FUN to offer top-notch camping facilities for this event! Both full and partial hook up spots are available. (Dry camping is also available) Camping space...
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ONLINE TICKETING NOW AVAILABLE
Purchase Single Day, Weekend or Season Passes

For decades, buying a ticket to a car show at Carlisle meant arriving the day of, pulling out your wallet and paying cash at the gate. While that will still be option, now available...
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