When Eisenhower designed the Interstate Highway system, he envisioned a lawless, death-race arena where only the fastest could avoid being killed by mechanical gulls. Experience a fraction of his speed dream from a safe distance with this Groupon.
Choose from Three Options
- $10 for admission for two to the Festivals of Speed (a $20 value)
- $75 for VIP admission for one to the Festivals of Speed (a $150 value)
- $150 for VIP admission for two to the Festivals of Speed (a $300 value)
On Sunday, May 5, visitors can view luxury automobiles from Lamborghini, Aston Martin, Ferrari, McLaren, and Bugatti alongside custom motorcycles and racing boats. New and vintage models are displayed on the golf course at the Mission Inn Resort & Club. VIP guests sample the sweet life in on-site cafes, and gardens filled with jazz, wine tastings, cigars, cognac tastings, and luxury lifestyle displays. The show lasts from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Festivals of Speed
Festivals of Speed has been parading a fleet of the world’s snazziest automobiles before crowds at several fancy Florida hotels and resorts for a full decade. The who’s who list of cars includes vintage and contemporary models from Porsche, Lamborghini, Bugatti, Rolls-Royce, and Aston Martin, some so frighteningly aerodynamic that the wind refuses to blow on them. All rest in silent repose, waiting to be unleashed to qualified drivers through a special Ride and Drive program.
To complement the automotive elegance, the event planners have made arrangements for soft jazz, luxury lifestyle displays, and sumptuous snacks perfect for tossing to Bentleys as they hop up on their hind wheels. The festival also attracts speedy species of watercraft, aircraft, and custom motorcycles, as well as classic and restored cars submitted by local auto enthusiasts. Alongside its vehicle lineup, the festivals also showcase jewelry, fine art, real estate, and culinary gems to cater to all manner of luxury aficionado.