A cool breeze and cool cars will both be rolling into San Diego this fall, when the country’s most enthusiastic car connoisseurs will coast down to Fifth Avenue to display their rides in an extraordinary showcase of unique and luxury high-performance rides. Put the top down for an afternoon of both vintage and contemporary cars, when the 2nd Annual Fifth Avenue Auto Showcase rolls into the scenic Gaslamp Quarter this autumn.
Increasing popular demand has made this show grow dramatically from last year! Last year’s event was a huge success, with over 10,000 guests strolling the streets of downtown, and this year will draw an even bigger crowd! Sunday, October 10th, 2010 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM will mark a new day for the Auto Showcase, as it spreads all the way from E Street to K Street. This FREE event for San Diego’s car-crazy inhabitants will feature everything from vintage motorcycles to cutting-edge hybrids to sleek European exotics, set against the dramatic backdrop of the district’s Victorian architecture.
The highly anticipated announcement of the car show’s “People’s Choice Award” will be a thrilling finale to the event! Attendees as well as car exhibitors will be able to vote for the most stunning car on display. At the end of the day, the winner will be announced – in front of thousands – and receive their award, along with an entire year of unparalleled bragging rights!
As an added bonus this year, the super-swanky Keating Hotel is giving you a chance to win the ultimate VIP experience by completing a short survey on Gaslamp.org. “The Keating Hotel’s VIP FAAS Package,” a fabulous prize worth $450, includes a one-night stay at The Keating Hotel on Saturday, October 9, 2010 with late check-out, two passes for complimentary entrance to the SWAY Lounge on Saturday, October 9, with two complimentary drinks, and dinner for two (up to $50 value) at The MerK Bistro Italiano on Sunday, October 10, 2010.
Sponsors for the 2010 FAAS include Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza, The Keating Hotel by Pininfarina, SWAY Lounge and The MerK Bistro Italiano, and the Gaslamp Quarter Association. The Gaslamp Quarter Association is partially funded by The City of San Diego’s Small Business Enhancement Program. Proceeds from this event assist the Gaslamp Quarter Association in underwriting the annual Holiday lighting program, running from early November clear through December in San Diego’s foremost shopping, dining and entertainment district.
For current information about the showcase or to register your automobile, please visit www.gaslamp.org/fifth-avenue-auto-showcase or www.mcfarlanepromotions.com, or call 619.233.5008. 10-10-10 promises to be a lucky, Perfect-10 year, so shine your hood, start the ignition and get ready to stop traffic in a jaw–dropping display of horsepower and craftsmanship.
Official Website: http://www.gaslamp.org/fifth-avenue-auto-showcase
Added by McFarlane on September 20, 2010