Celebration Exotic Car Festival draws spectacular vehicles and iconic celebrities to Orlando area for a great cause

Celebration Exotic Car Festival draws spectacular vehicles and iconic celebrities to Orlando area for a great cause

Celebration Exotic Car Festival

Celebration, Fla – The Celebration Exotic Car Festival, one of the largest exotic car charity events in the world, will be hosting this year’s 21st annual event on April 5-9, 2024, hosting exotic, racing, and Hollywood movie cars, as well as iconic actors and celebrities to raise money to help children with life-threatening medical conditions.

Since its inception, the Celebration Exotic Car Festival has donated over $5 million to children’s charities, including the Make-a-Wish Foundation, Special Olympics, Arnold Palmer Children’s Hospital, and the Moffitt Cancer Center. One-hundred percent (100%) of the net proceeds are donated after each event.

The Celebration Exotic Car Festival expects to attract more than 40,000 people, with 350 VIPs, 275 rare and exotic cars on display (many in excess of $1M), and celebrity sightings throughout the course of the festival. Events include:

Friday, April 5: Event kickoff and concert at Hard Rock Live Orlando with iconic rock band REO Speedwagon.Saturday: Experience a world-class exotic car concours set along the waterfront boardwalk of the Celebration Town Center, followed by an evening event with comic legend Carlos Mencia at the Waldorf Astoria.Sunday: Participate in an exotic car rally, complete with a police escort.Monday and Tuesday: Gain the opportunity to drive your exotic or race car for two days on the world famous Daytona International Speedway (the only private event of its kind allowed on the track)

Get all event details here: https://www.celebrationcarshow.com/schedule-of-events

“Starting 21 years ago as a 50-car, one-day event, the festival has bloomed into the world’s largest charity exotic car show with people all over the country coming to visit, and we are still 100% volunteer run,” Jim Ippoliti, Co-Founder of the Celebration Exotic Car Festival and Equity Partner at Celebration Law, a division of Widerman Malek. “We are grateful to the car people and celebrities that come together to help us raise these much-needed funds. One make-a-wish child surprised us recently by making it his wish to actually come to our event and ride in one of the exotic cars – we granted it beyond all expectations!”

Celebration Exotic Car Festival

Celebrities expected at this year’s Celebration Exotic Car Festival include:

Sports legends, like Johnny Damon (World Series Champion), Ed “Too Tall” Jones (Dallas Cowboys), Jim Kelly (NFL Hall of Fame). Award-winning actors and comedians, like Tara Buckman (Cannonball Run), Kato Kaelin (Actor), Bill Fichtner (Armageddon), Christopher McDonald (Happy Gilmore), and Carlos Mencia (Comedian). Other notable celebrities, like Bruce Hall (REO Speedwagon), David Magee (Mentalist), and Paul Teutul Sr. (American Chopper).

See all celebrities attending here: https://www.celebrationcarshow.com/celebs-movie-cars

“No celebrity is paid for this event, donating their time completely to help us meet and surpass our charitable goals. This year, we expect to raise more than $500,000,” said Jeff Ippoliti, Co-Founder of the Celebration Exotic Car Festival and race car driver. “We originally created this event as a way to honor my late wife, Laura, who tragically passed away in a car accident. Her love for Ferrari and F1 Racing lives on with the Celebration Exotic Car Festival and in the hearts and minds of the children who benefit.”

Get your tickets at celebrationcarshow.com

About Celebration Exotic Car Festival

Founded in 2004. Organized by a dedicated team of volunteers, 100% of the net proceeds are donated after each event. Since its inception, the Celebration Exotic Car Festival has donated over $5 million to children’s charities including Make-a-Wish, Special Olympics, Arnold Palmer Children’s Hospital, and the Moffitt Cancer Center. Over the years, the festival has grown to become one of the largest exotic car events in the world, attracting more than 300 of world’s rarest exotic cars, race cars, and Hollywood movie cars, and more than 40,000 spectators. In the past 20 years, hundreds of children in need have been helped directly through the efforts of this event.

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