AUBURN, Ind. (WFFT) - Thousands of people are in Auburn for a Labor Day tradition.
The 49th annual Fall Auction is happening at the Auburn Auction Park through Sunday.
"Anybody that's into cars, if they don't know about Auburn, they are missing the boat," said Jim Wicks, who visits from Oklahoma every year.
People come to Auburn expecting to spend a lot of money.
Some cars crossing the auction block are worth more than $1 million.
"So many times you don't know what to expect. There are often things here you might not see anywhere else when you travel," Wicks said.
However, finding a hotel room can be a challenge. Many hotel rooms in town can cost between $139 and $219.
"I do believe Auburn needs some fresh new hotels," said Kathy Stanley, the general manager at the new Holiday Inn Express and Suites.
The hotel just opened a few months ago.
A Tru by Hilton is being built across to the north, across State Road 8.
Wicks said the extra rooms could help attract more people to Labor Day festivities.
"It's very friendly, it's a great atmosphere. Come to Auburn if you haven't It's a great event to be here," he said.
The auction park gates open at 8:30 a.m.
Auburn-Cord-Duesenburg Festival information can be found here.
Auburn Auction information can be found here.