Turkey Run

Coming from afar, Bruno Nora of Brazil records his visit to the 45th annual Daytona Turkey Run at the Daytona International Speedway.

The 46th Daytona Turkey Run welcomes fans of all ages to celebrate their love of classic cars.

The largest combined car show and swap meet in the U.S. is a four-day event that begins at 8 a.m. Thanksgiving day at Daytona International Speedway and runs through Sunday, Dec. 1.

Events include:

•Meeting Rick & Kelly Dale from “American Restoration” on the History Channel. Stop by to say hello and get an autograph from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Nov 29 and Saturday, Nov 30.

•The Mecum Auctions Mobile Experience. Experience first-hand what it feels like to be in the middle of a fast-paced Mecum auction through simulations and hands on activities.

•Hops & Hoods Craft Beer Festival. Sample more than 120 different craft beers from 48 breweries from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30. Samples are four for $5 or 10 for $10 and can be purchased in advance at turkeyrun.com or at the show. Must be 21 years of age.

•The Little Gobbler’s Play Zone. Children will have a blast free in bounce houses, an obstacle course and inflatable games.

The Daytona Turkey Run is open to the public and features more than 6,000 vintage, classic and custom, muscle cars, race cars and trucks on display and for sale as well as a massive swap meet in which vendors sell and trade hard-to-find auto parts and accessories. There also is an Artisan Alley with fashion and art and a full midway of food vendors. More than 150,000 attended the 45th Daytona Turkey Run.

Admission is $15 Thursday through Saturday and $10 Sunday. Children younger than 11 are free. Show hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. Free parking is available at the Speedway all four days.

For more information, visit TurkeyRun.com.

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