Auburn, Cord, Duesenberg parade and festival brings out locals

Hundreds of classic cars gathered in Auburn this weekend. It started off with the annual cruise in which is part of the Auburn, Cord, Duesenberg festival.

Posted: Sep 2, 2018 5:55 PM
Updated: Sep 3, 2018 8:19 AM

AUBURN, Ind. (WFFT)- Nice weather means bringing out the classic cars for the Auburn, Cord, Duesenberg parade.

"For several years, we took pictures of every car and then we said that's enough pictures. We just watch now," Auburn resident Linda Copenhaver said.

Copehhaver said it's a must that she and her family attend the parade and the festival much like many Auburn residents.

Auburn's been dubbed “The Classic Car Capital of America”.

"We've come here every year since we were little. It's kind of been a family tradition," Keirston Snyder said.

Snyder and her the two sisters said it's something the community looks forward to and they've been lucky enough to be a part of it all.

"All of us kids have been in the parade either with choir or band or being in a car," Reagan Snyder said

The festival is in its 62nd year and the annual parade of classic cars always draws a crowd with locals planning to party through the night with live music and food.

This year they've also added events for Sunday with an outdoor worship service and art show.

"We love the festival everything about it. We've lived here 40 years. I don't think we've missed one," Copenhaver added.

It's the love of cars and the community that's keeping this event going strong.

"We're gonna keep coming every year until the end I guess," Madison Snyder said.

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