(Oct. 10, 2014) The 17th annual Endless Summer Crusin’ weekend roved into town Thursday and activities will continue through Sunday.
“It’s a unique car show in the fact that there are constantly cars cruising Coastal Highway,” said Meredith Herbert, Endless Crusin’ Weekend coordinator.
This four-day event continues to be one of the largest fall car shows in the Eastern region, showcasing new hot rods, including the 2014 Gene Winfield Award Winner, as well as customs and classic vehicles.
Car shows will be taking place at the inlet parking lot, downtown, and the Ocean City convention center on 40th Street. Last year, the event featured 2,300 cars, and this year organizers anticipate the same turn out.
The Endless Summer Crusin’ event kicked off on the Boardwalk Thursday at 8 a.m. with a car parade. There will be two more car parades Friday and Saturday at 8 a.m.
The events at the inlet and Roland E. Powell Convention Center on Friday and Saturday begin at 9 a.m. and continue until 5 p.m. Sunday activities are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Awards will be presented on Sunday.
Several guest celebrities will be attending, including Tyler Dale and Brettly Otterman from “American Restoration,” who will be at the inlet Friday and the convention center Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days.
David Faustino from the TV hit comedy, “Married with Children,” will also attend the event. Faustino will be at the convention center Friday and the inlet Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. for a meet and greet. Candy Clark, made famous for her role as Debbie Dunham in the film “American Graffiti,” will be available for meet and greet sessions and photo opportunities Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the inlet, and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday.
There will be entertainment at the convention center with Golden Touch, performing 12:30 – 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Plenty of exhibits will be open to explore inside the 40th Street venue.
Several of the top national names will be at the Manufacture’s Midway located at the inlet, including Chevy Performance, Empire Car Covers, Exede High Speed Internet, Flowmaster Exhausts, Hagerty Insurance, Maryland Lottery, Miller Electric, MSD Performance, Optima Batteries, Royal Purple, Slide-Lok, Speed Unlimited, State Farm Insurance, Summit Racing Equipment and the U.S. Air Force.
The cost to enter $10 the inlet lot and the convention center per day is $10. The cost covers both locations. A four-day pass may be purchased for $30, and children under age 14 will be admitted free with an adult.
For more show information, visit www.endlesssummercruisin.com.