Auburn Cord Duesenberg Festival celebrates 60th year

The tour left from Auburn's Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum and traveled to Anderson, Indiana.

AUBURN, Ind. (WANE) – Classic and creative cars will be on display all week long in Auburn. It’s all part of the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Festival. The not-for-profit organization aims to celebrate and promote automobile heritage. The event attracts enthusiasts from all over the world. It’s the 60th anniversary this year.

Funding helps support long term stability and growth of the festival. It also helps automobile related museums of northeast Indiana just like the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum. Sarah Payne joined First News Saturday to talk about what to expect. Payne describes the event as something not just car lovers can appreciate. “The thing we used to say is it’s for auto enthusiast. Now I say it’s for everyone,” she said.

There’s more than just cars, live music, shopping and vendors will also be available at the festival. “The biggest thing I think that is special this year is that we’ve expanded some of our shopping opportunities. So bring the ladies! It’s a fun time for everybody,” Payne said. There’s also a new antique show this year and vintage market.

The festival goes till September 5.  Click on the link for the schedule of events.

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