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$10 for Auto-Show Admission for Two ($20 Value)
On Sunday, October 21, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Waldorf Astoria Orlando fills with the glimmer of polished fiberglass and the sparkle of high society for a boutique auto showcase. The variety of rare and exotic cars on display complement other high-end lifestyle wares and smooth jazz. A portion of the proceeds go to benefit the Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children.
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.