This Saturday, September 25th, 10 am – 2 pm, is the Cars and Cannons Vintage Car Show inside historic Fort Clinch. The is a unique, once a year, opportunity to see sixty vintage and classic cars inside the walls of this unique 19th-century coastal fort setting. Visiting Fort Clinch State Park is special anytime, but this Saturday the Cars and Cannons Vintage Car Show is a bonus. Attendees will vote for a “People’s Choice Award” among the cars on display.
The regular park entry fee of $6 per vehicle (2 to 8 people) or $4 single-occupant vehicle is required along with $2.50 per person for fort admission.
The park is expecting higher than usual visitation on Saturday. To speed up the entrance process considering purchasing single-use day pass admission online ahead of your visit. Be sure to bring your confirmation email/receipt with you, either a printed or digital copy. These passes can be purchased at www.floridastateparks.org/fortclinch. Valid Florida State Parks Annual Passes and Friends of Fort Clinch Membership Cards are also accepted and will speed up the entry process.
The gift shop at the Visitor Center offers a variety of snacks and refreshments along with an assortment of gifts. Just outside the fort food trucks will be stationed to provide fresh food choices. The Park is open daily from 8 a.m. to sunset, while the fort is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
This classic vintage car show event benefits the Friends of Fort Clinch who exist to support the preservation of Florida’s natural and cultural resources while providing outstanding recreational and educational opportunities to the public in Fort Clinch State Park. Through fundraising and grant acquisitions, the Friends enable restoration projects at historic Fort Clinch, support special events and educational programming, provide tools and equipment to assist park rangers, and expand and improve the park’s renowned living history program.
Friends of Fort Clinch – 2601 Atlantic Avenue, Fernandina Beach Florida 32034 FriendsOfFortClinchInc@Gmail.com www.FortClinch.org
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