February 5, 2014


Let us hear from you. Regional and local events that include Mustangs in their activities may be listed in this column by sending the necessary information to Mustang Monthly, 9036 Brittany Way, Tampa, FL 33619, or send email notification to mustang.monthly@sorc.com. Listings must be submitted at least 120 days prior to the event.

Don’t Miss It! The long-running Gulf Coast Regional Mustang and All Ford Show, as hosted for the 35th time by the MCA’s Gulf Coast Regional Mustang Club at the Pensacola Interstate Fairgrounds in Pensacola, Florida.

April 4-6, Pensacola, FL

35th annual Gulf Coast Regional Mustang and All Ford Show hosted by the Gulf Coast Regional Mustang Club at the Pensacola Interstate Fairgrounds. Friday registration and meet and greet, Saturday show with judging, Sunday judging with awards at 2:00 pm. Hosting 50th Anniversary Pony Drive. Info: Nick Kirby at 251/978-2012 or email nlkirby@gulftel.com; www.gulfcoastmustangclub.org.

April 4-11, Across the U.S.

Great American Pony Drives to Norman, Oklahoma, departing Dearborn, Jacksonville, Richmond, Boston, Los Angeles, Sacramento, and Seattle. Visit www.ponydrive.us for complete schedules, routes, and activities.

April 10-16, California to North Carolina

Week-long Mustangs Across America 50th Drive from Los Angeles to Charlotte for the Mustang 50th Birthday Celebration. Visit www.mustangsacrossamerica.com for route and schedule.

April 11-13, Mustang, OK

Official 50th Anniversary Kick-Off Party hosted by the Mustang Club of America with departures for the 50th Anniversary Pony Drives to Charlotte and Las Vegas. Shows, special speakers, and shuttles to shopping. Info: www.mustang50thbirthdaycelebration.com.

April 13-16, 2014, Across the U.S.

50th Anniversary Pony Drives from Norman, Oklahoma, to the Charlotte and Las Vegas Mustang 50th Birthday Celebrations. Visit www.ponydrive.us for schedules and stops.

April 12, Woodburn, OR

Mustang 50th Anniversary Parade organized by the Mount Hood Mustangs and Fords at Woodburn Drag Strip. Looking to set a record for the longest Mustang and Ford parade. Info: www.mhmf.com.

April 16-20, Charlotte, NC

Mustang 50th Birthday Celebration, one of two official Mustang 50th anniversary events sponsored by Ford Motor Company and hosted by the Mustang Club of America at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Car show, open track, banquet, evening activities, and more. Info: www.mustang50thbirthdaycelebration.com.

April 16-20, Las Vegas, NV

Mustang 50th Birthday Celebration, one of two official Mustang 50th anniversary events sponsored by Ford Motor Company and hosted by the Mustang Club of America at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Car show, open track, banquet, evening activities, Half/5K Marathon, and more. Info: www.mustang50thbirthdaycelebration.com.

April 19, Tampa, FL

Mustang 50th Anniversary Show hosted by the Mustang Club of Tampa at Bill Currie Ford. Info: www.mustangcluboftampa.com.

May 23-25, Springfield, IL

Prairieland Roundup, a Mustang Club of America national show hosted by Central Illinois Mustangers at the Crown Plaza Hotel. Info: Chuck at 309/221-6651 or visit www.cimclub.com.

June 6-8, Carlisle, Pennsylvania

18th annual Ford Nationals at the Carlisle Fairground, presented by Carlisle Events. One of the largest all-Ford events in the country with 2,200 cars in the Showfield and special displays, plus Manufacturers Midway, test drives by Ford, Saturday evening cruise and downtown party, burnout contest, kids' activities, drag racing, autocross, cars for sale, and huge swap meet. Mustang 50th activities and special edition display. Visit www.carlisleevents.com or call 717/243-7855.

June 11-15, Tulsa, Oklahoma

40th Anniversary Mid America Ford and Shelby Nationals. Three days of open track at Hallett Motor Racing Circuit, Saturday drag racing at Tulsa Raceway Park, Sunday All-Ford Car Show at the Tulsa Southern Hills Marriott, swap meet at all three locations, Thursday night cruise to the Brady Arts District, and Friday night banquet with guest speakers. Contact: David Apgar at 405/946-3382; send email to david@midamericafordmeet.com. Visit the website at www.midamericafordmeet.com.

June 12-15, Steamboat Springs, CO

26th annual Rocky Mountain Mustang Roundup hosted by the Denver Mustang Club, Early Mustang Club, Front Range Mustang Club, High Country Mustang Club, Rocky Mountain Mustanger, and the Colorado Chapter of the Shelby American Automobile Club. Over 450 cars from 17 states. Thursday Scenic Mountain Tour, Friday autocross and evening social, Saturday car show in downtown Steamboat Springs, Sunday morning breakfast. For more information or to register online, visit www.rockymountainmustangroundup.org.