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14th Annual Cartoberfest Cart Show (Hurley Park on the Farmington River)
October 6, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
For the 14th year, great friends are gathering with their cars, trucks, motorcycles, etc. to have a great time at the Annual Cartoberfest Car Show on October 6th
The fundraising nature of Cartoberfest helps bring in cars from across Connecticut and beyond. Since it is a non-judging event, it has become a relaxed showcase and social event for both the participants and the spectators. You see anything from hot rods, custom cars, classic cars, Antique cars, motorcycles, and trucks. Thanks to Time Was Garage we draw from a huge community of car enthusiasts.
Everyone is welcome. Please come out and join in the fun for this year’s event at at Hurley Park along the Farmington River at 37 Greenwoods Road (off Route 44) on Sunday, October 6, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Fourteen years ago, Mike O’Brien of Time Was Garage approached the New Hartford Volunteer Fire & Rescue about facilitating a car show to raise money for the Fire Department. From that encounter, Cartoberfest was born. It has become an annual event on the first Sunday in October (or the first sunny Sunday in October). This is an amazing collaboration between the two organizers of the event. It is run totally by volunteers both from the Fire Department and Time Was Garage. Cartoberfest is the largest fundraiser for the Fire Department drawing several hundred participants and spectators. 100 percent of the proceeds go to the Fire Department which helps fund various equipment needs for the volunteer department.
Along with the entrance donations for participants and spectators, numerous local businesses also support the event with monetary contributions and a dazzling array of raffle prizes. We are so very fortunate to have wonderful local support.
There will be Dash Plaques, Amazing Door Prizes: NASCAR, Lime Rock, Hocky, Baseball, Theatre Tickets and gift certificates to Great Restaurants and much much more. Great Food such as famous firehouse clam chowder, Live Entertainment. the Whiskey Rebels will be on stage.
Lets not forget a rose for the Ladies
It’s a great event to make new friends so if you love your ride come and show it. Cartoberfest has had Wedding proposals, Anniversary celebrations both accompanied with special cars for the occasion. Birthday cakes, all sorts of fun.