Every year Broward County Convention Center hosts one of the biggest car shows in South Florida - the Fort Lauderdale International Auto Show. This past march the event marked its 25th year, by showcasing more than 500 of the world’s leading cars, trucks, SUVs, and motorcycles. For four days the local car enthusiasts had an opportunity to preview the newest 2017 models which had not yet been introduced to the market.
But the show is not all about the cars and auto industry; it is actually put together for a good cause. The Fort Lauderdale International Auto Show serves as a fund raiser for the Boys and Girls Club of Broward County. Organized by Rick Case, the local Auto Dealer, in early 1990th, the Ft. Lauderdale International Auto Show, in partnership with the South Florida Auto Dealers Association, has helped reach ongoing goal to raise more than $7 million in local community programs.
So, even if you don’t particularly enjoy looking at lots of different cars, it is still good to attend because you will be helping your community. Plus it is a great way to spend some quality time with your whole family and not break a bank, unless of course you end up buying a car there, and even then you probably would be getting a good deal. The ticket prices were very reasonable, with $7 per adult and free admission for younger kids.
Personally, I enjoyed the older, classic models the show had on display. There is no match to the classic American muscle cars. The exterior design of some of these oldies still services as an inspiration and motivation to the new generation of automakers.
One other cool thing to mention about the show is that not only you could sit behind a wheel of almost every cars on the floor, but you could actually test ride some of these popular cars and trucks. Representatives from different car dealers were standing by to answer any question and discuss price terms right there on the show floor.
So if you haven’t gone to the show this year we strongly recommend that you check it out in the future. Not only will you and your family have a great time there, but remember you will also be contributing to help our local community.