The Goodguys 1st All American Nationals April 25-27 at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, Florida is just weeks away! The new event spotlights customized American muscle. On display will be everything from Lil’ Deuce Coupes (’32 Ford hot rods) to 70s era Muscle Cars to new American performance machines like the new generations of Chevy Camaro, Dodge Challenger and others.
In addition to the estimated 1,500 cars on display, there will be full throttle racing in Goodguys AutoCross, Vendor exhibits, a model car show, a swap meet & AutoTrader Classic Cars 4 Sale Corral, live music and more family themed entertainment!
Show Director Bill Goodwill, himself a Florida resident is excited about the opportunity to bring a Goodguys national event to his home state. “The Osceola Heritage Park is a perfect venue for this kind of event,” Goodwill said. “The facility features plenty of wide open lots of both grass and pavement for ample show car parking and the state of the art air conditioned buildings will be perfect for our product vendors and specialty exhibits. The local infrastructure, hotels and restaurants create a perfect atmosphere for our event participants coming in from out of town,” he said.
Show car entries from 14 states are currently registered for the new All American Nationals. The action gets started Thursday April 24th with a “poker run” in and around Orlando/Kissimmee. Over 200 cars are expected to participate in the driving tour which visits local hot rods shops and other points of automotive interest. Friday through Sunday all the action will be at Osceola Heritage Park, the event reaching its crescendo sometime late Saturday afternoon. The weekend concludes early Sunday afternoon with the closing awards ceremony.
Here’s a closer look…
Get Involved and Show Your Car!
Don’t sit on the sidelines and get left out of this brand new event! Bring your car out for the show! The event is open to all years, makes and models of American powered cars so this is your chance to join the event and have the time of your life! You’ll be able to say you were at the very first one! Current Goodguys members click here to pre-register. Not a Goodguys member? No problem! Click here to download a registration form!
About Osceola Heritage Park
Osceola Heritage Park is a sprawling 150 acre multi-purpose complex and host to Osceola County’s Fair and other annual activities, providing a modern-day showplace for meetings, conventions, concerts, stage shows and sporting events! Its home to the Silver Spur Arena, Exhibition Building, Osceola County Stadium and KVLS Pavilion. With plenty of grass to park on and smooth pavement – it will be the perfect setting for a Goodguys national event!
Late Models Welcome All Weekend!
The 1st All American Nationals welcomes late model American made or American powered show cars all three event days! Got a late 70s or 80s super car? Bring it out! Got something from the 1990s? Bring that too! Got a new Chevy, Dodge, Chrysler, Buick, Ford or even a Tesla? You’re welcome here at the All American Nationals!
A trip to central Florida wouldn’t be complete without a visit to Disney World! Come a few days early or stay a few days late and experience Disney World in nearby Orlando (only 20 miles from the event)! Also nearby is the thrilling Gatorland theme park, numerous water parks, Fun Spot USA (located right in Kissimmee) Old Town Kissimmee (complete with a GIANT Ferris wheel and other great restaurants and attractions) and so much more! With year-round sunny and warm weather, Kissimmee and Orlando have literally thousands of options for your family entertainment budget! To plan your trip, log on to www.experiencekissimmee.com
Show & Shine Fun!
We’re expecting over 1,500 hot rods, customs, tricked out trucks, muscle cars and classics of all year’s makes & models in Kissimmee! Bring out your American made or American powered show car to be part of this great new event!
Show & Shine Awards:
Over 100 special awards will be presented here at the 1st All American Nationals so get those show cars shined up! Award highlights include: 2014 Muscle Car of the Year Finalist as well as Goodguys Builder’s Choice, Goodguys Goodtimes Gazette pick, and many, many more!
With a brand new event comes new regional Florida based vendors to go along with industry stalwarts such as Speedway Motors, Snap-on Tools, PPG Industries, Ridetech, Meguiar’s, Lokar, Eagle One and many other favorites!
For a complete look at the event including a handy hotel listing, click here!