Organizers consider ACD Fest a huge success

AUBURN, Ind. (WANE)- Organizers of the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Festival said Monday that they consider this year’s event to have been a huge success.

The festival kicked off Thursday and just wrapped up Sunday. It featured hundreds of classic cars, a parade, and food.

A portion of the money raised from the festival goes to museums around Auburn.

“We’ve got more cars, more people, more things to do this year than ever before, so I think it’s bigger and better than it’s ever been,” said Sarah Payne, the festival’s executive director. “The festival’s mission is to promote and celebrate automotive heritage in our town, which is so important in keeping that history alive, so it engages the community like never before.”

Organizers also said they have already started planning next year’s festival. provides commenting on many stories to allow for constructive discussion. In order to comment, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms and Conditions. Anyone violating these terms, including the use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinion of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, flag it so our moderators can review.

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