May 1, 2005 - More than 3,500 street rods
roll into town May 5-7 for the 32nd annual NSRA Street Rod Nationals
South at the City's Chilhowee Park.
National Street Rod Association® (NSRA)
5th, 6th & 7th
Chilhowee Park & Exposition Center in Knoxville, Tennessee
A street rod is a modernized vintage automobile that was originally
manufactured prior to 1949. The event combines a car show with more
than 130 commercial exhibits, a vintage car swap meet, arts and crafts,
food, games and live entertainment for an entertaining experience
for the whole family.
"Annually, it's the largest automotive event in the region,"
said Jerry Kennedy, Event Director for the NSRA. "This is such
a unique show and many of the cars that come to Knoxville are premiered
at this event."
activities during the show are open to the public. Show hours are
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 8:30 a.m. to 2:00
p.m. on Sunday.
Tickets are on sale only at the Chilhowee Park gates during the event,
and admission is $12 per adult, $3 per child (6-12 years). Children
under five are admitted free when accompanied by an adult.