The 48th Daytona Turkey Run returned to the Daytona International Speedway over Thanksgiving weekend. The event featured a Hugh car show, swap meet, an Artisan Alley, and plenty of food vendors.
The four-day show is billed as the largest in the U.S. and is a car show with over 6,000 vintage, classic and custom, muscle cars, race cars, and trucks on display and for sale. There is also a massive swap meet where vendors sell and trade hard-to-find auto parts and automotive accessories. The Artisan Alley was full of fashion and art, and another great attraction is a full midway of delicious food vendors.
Turkey Rod Run kicked off at 8 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 25, Thanksgiving Day, and ran through Sunday, Nov. 28.
The event is held within the 480 acres infield of the Daytona Internation Speedway infield.
The Original Story of Daytona Turkey Run
The event began in 1974 and had only 45 cars, and was held in the Bellair Plaza parking lot for more than ten years. The show grew to more than 1,500 cars and 250 vendors by 1989. At this time, the show cars were still at Bellair Plaza for many years to come, while the official show needing more room, moved to the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida.
There is also a Spring version, The Spring Turkey Run, held on March 25-27, 2022. For more information about the Daytona Turkey Run, visit www.TurkeyRun.com.
Corvette Show Cars!
There were some beautiful Corvettes at the 2021 Turkey Rod Run, and photographer Gary Rosier got Vette Vues some great shots. We have put together a short video of some Corvettes for you to enjoy…
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