Annual Antique Car Show at Edison and Ford Winter Estates

FORT MYERS, Fla. (January 10, 2020) — On February 1, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Edison and Ford Winter Estates will host its annual Antique Ford Car Show. Each year, classic car owners and club members exhibit more than 100 cars on the Ford estate lawn as a tribute to Henry Ford, the pioneer of the automobile industry. 

Along with the car show, there will be music, a food truck and visitors can tour the gardens, museum, laboratory and see the historic homes. Swampee, the Everblades Mascot is expected to make a special appearance and will give away a prize. 

This family event is free for Edison Ford members and $25 for non-members, which includes a self-guided tour of the entire site. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the restoration of the antique Ford car collection. Tickets may be purchased at EdisonFord.org or at the ticket counter. 

For antique Ford owners wanting to participate, registrations are being accepted for Ford models 1980 and older. To register a car, visit EdisonFord.org and download the registration form. The deadline for registration is January 24 and the fee is $20 for one car and $10 for each additional car (includes admission for the registered participant and one passenger).  
 

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Edison and Ford Winter Estates
Edison and Ford Winter Estates is the internationally known winter home site of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford. More than 250,000 visitors walk through the location each year from all around the globe. The organization has received many awards, including the National Stewardship Award from the National Trust for Historic Preservation and the National Garden Clubs’ Historic Preservation Award. The property is an official project of “Save America’s Treasures,” a Florida Historic Landmark and a National Register Historic Site. The Edison Botanic Laboratory is a National Historic Chemical Landmark. The site is open every day except Thanksgiving and Christmas from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and until 9 p.m. during the month of December for Holiday Nights.

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