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Carolina Classics at the Capital will feature hundreds of classic cars inside and immediately adjacent to the Raleigh Convention Center. With its historic buildings and vibrant retail and dining options, Downtown Raleigh is the ideal cityscape for displaying the great cars and trucks of yesteryear.

Leave the outdoor heat behind and head inside the Raleigh Convention Center. That’s where you’ll see hundreds of cars and classic car parts vendors, all under one roof, in a cool, climate-controlled setting. The Convention Center features first-class amenities like state-of-the-art sound and lights, digital connectivity and 12 loading docks. In all, 150,000 square feet of space will be available to exhibitors for the two-day show.

This is a family-friendly event with several museums, including the NC Museum of Natural Sciences and a children’s museum, conveniently located within walking distance of the show.

Admission to the show will be $10.00 per person. (Children 7-12 $5; 6 and under are free). Discounts will be available for military and senior citizens.

Abundant public parking is available in garage lots for $7.00 per car.

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Downtown Raleigh is vibrant, electric and safe. Over one hundred restaurants span the gamut from fine dining to casual take-out. From live music to comedy, there’s a lot to do once the show shuts down, and with more than 1,000 hotel rooms within walking distance from Fayetteville Street, out-of-towners can easily walk to their rooms after a night on the town. Raleigh is easily accessible via Interstates 40, 85 and 95, and folks across the Southeast visit the city regularly for its great sports, entertainment, educational and recreational options. In short, there’s no better location for America’s next, great classic car show.

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