Hagley Car Show presented by Glenmede

Hagley Car Show presented by Glenmede

NEXT DATE:   |   10 a.m. to 4 p.m.   |  
category: Family Programs  |  location: Visitor Center


Experience the wonders of automotive innovation with this year's theme: “Distinctively Different: Styling in the 1950s,” showcasing cars from the golden era of car design and production in the United States. Browse through more than 500 antique and restored cars that date from the 1980s all the way back to the early twentieth century. The show features vehicle parades, a vintage juke box display, video simulators, pedal car racing, and a festival food court. Activities are on Hagley’s upper property, surrounding the first du Pont home.

Tickets to the show will be offered in advance at the Visitor Center or online from August 21 through September 13 (online) or September 16 (in-person).

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Pre-event tickets:
$8 adults
$4 children six through fourteen

Tickets purchased at the Car Show:
$10 adults
$5 children six through fourteen

Admission is free for Hagley members and children five and under.

The event will be held rain or shine. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware.

A young girl looks at a vintage jukebox

Stop in the library during the car show and enjoy the sights and sounds of a by gone era, presented by the The American Historic Juke Box Society (AHJBS). Approximately 12 vintage juke boxes will be on display as part of the car show. At various times during the day, a club member will give a demonstration and talk about the display. The club will also be raffling off a jukebox at the Hagley car show. Tickets for the raffle will be available at the show.


The Hagley car show is presented by:

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Assistance is also provided by the following car clubs: The Brandywine Region of the Antique Automobile Club of AmericaChester County Antique Car ClubThe Historical Car Club of PennsylvaniaHistorical Vintage Car Club of Delaware, First State Corvair Club, and The First State Mustang and Ford Club. The display of antique juke boxes is made possible by the American Historic Juke Box Society.

Hagley thanks our 2017 corporate partners for their support.

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