Auto shows are the safest places to practice pretend engine noises without attracting feral lawn mowers in heat. Rev up with today's Groupon to Festivals of Speed at the Mission Inn & Resort in Howey-in-the-Hills. Choose between the following options:
- For $95, you get two general-admission tickets and admission for two to the VIP pavilion on Sunday, March 6 (a $190 value).
- For $10, you get two general-admission tickets on Sunday, March 6 (a $20 value).
Festivals of Speed combines vehicular veneration with a fervor for finery to envelop guests in a self-contained world of high-end wonders, including automobiles, motorcycles, aircraft, and watercraft. From Aston Martins to Rolls-Royces to Bugattis, its prize-winning four-wheeled showpieces have the power to transport automotive enthusiasts to a bygone era in which cars and humans could coexist peacefully. VIP ticketholders will be treated to a top-shelf open bar while seated in the best seats at the showcase. A luncheon and refreshments throughout the day provide like-minded VIP enthusiasts ample opportunity to mingle, stay hydrated, and engage in friendly debates about the practicality of a 24-karat-gold carburetor.
All ticketholders can enjoy the variety of other luxury lifestyle products on display, including art, wine, and jewelry, and can also put on their own displays of elegance by dancing to live smooth jazz under the trailing canopy of Spanish oaks.
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, Ferrari, Rolls-Royce, and Aston Martin, some so frighteningly aerodynamic that the wind refuses to blow on them.
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 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.
10400 County Rd. 48
Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida 34737Get Directions