The Connection 2024

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Event Details – Friday, August 16, 2024

Scenic Drive
Friday, August 16, 2024

This year we will include a group ride as part of the activities surrounding the car show. Watch for details concerning the route and destination for this activity. Drivers must be pre-registered.

All sales are final. This is a rain or shine event.

Please read the entire page before registering. 

Movies at the Museum
Friday, August 16, 2024

Join us as gather in the Savoy Theatre for a special showing of “Elvis” (2022).

The life of American music icon Elvis Presley, from his childhood to becoming a rock and movie star in the 1950s while maintaining a complex relationship with his manager, Colonel Tom Parker.

Rating: PG-13

Please no food or drink in the theatre. Seating is available on a first come first served basis.

All sales are final.

Event Details – Saturday, August 17, 2024

Car Show on the Showgrounds
Saturday, August 17, 2024

Open Class Show

The Connection car show, an open class event, serves as a platform, to unite a diverse community of car enthusiasts and intrigued spectators. An array of cars from different makes, models, and eras ignites an atmosphere of shared passion and appreciation. As engines rev and paint glimmers under the sun’s embrace, the show not only showcases the evolution of automotive design and engineering but also fosters a sense of camaraderie that transcends time and brand loyalties. The Connection car show is more than a display of wheels and chrome; it’s an event that celebrates the artistry, history, and innovation that define the world of automobiles.

Watch for details on how to register your vehicle for The Connection Car Show.

Included with registration:

Registration corresponds to each membership level.

Legacy Members – Complimentary – Includes general admission tickets to the museum for two cardholders, up to 4 youths, and two guests.
Individual Membership – $5 – Includes one general admission for the named cardholder.
Individual Plus One Membership – $5 – Includes general admission for two named cardholders or the named cardholder and one guest.
Family Membership – $5 – Includes general admission for two named cardholders and up to 4 youths.
Friend Membership– $5 – Includes general admission for two named cardholders, up to 4 youths, and two guests.
Patron Membership – $5 – Includes general admission for two named cardholders, up to 4 youths, and two guests.

General Public – $25 – Allows one vehicle registration. Includes one general admission per vehicle.

Additional general admission tickets are available to purchase.

All sales are final. This is a rain or shine event.

Car Show Spectator Tickets
Saturday, August 17, 2024

Admission to the museum includes admission to The Connection car show. Tickets are available online prior to the event or at the entrance the day of the event.

8:00 am
– The Showgrounds and Savoy Cafe opens.
11:00 am – The Savoy Cafe opens for lunch.
11:00 am – All registered vehicles must be on the showgrounds.
3:00 pm – The car show ends and Awards Ceremony begins.
3:00 pm – The raffle winner is announced.
3:30 pm – The Showgrounds closes.
5:00 pm – The museum closes.

– Complimentary
General Admission – $15 or $13 online
Youth (Ages 3 – 12) – $5
Children (Ages 2 and under) Complimentary
Active Military – Complimentary – Must present an official military I.D. at check-in. (Dependents received a 50% discount with official military I.D.)

All sales are final.

More about the car show

Museum Exhibits

Step inside the museum and enjoy five remarkable exhibitions:

Remember, when at the museum to also take a moment to appreciate a remarkable collection of 30 specially curated original works of art. These beautiful pieces can be found adorning our galleries and enhancing the ambiance of our delightful Cafe.

The museum will be open from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.

On exhibit during the show:

  • Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum, Part 1
  • Moonshine Runners
  • Prominent Packards
  • Rad Cars of Savoy
  • Savoy Collection



Open Classification Car Show – Explore the showgrounds and enjoy all there is to see. and vote for your favorite vehicle

Awards – Participants will have the opportunity to compete for awards! A Savoy’s Choice Award is presented on behalf of the staff and volunteers of Savoy. In addition, multiple People’s Choice Awards will be presented.

The awards ceremony will take place at 3:00 pm. The vehicle owner must be present to win.

Kids Activities

Calling all young car enthusiasts! Kids aged 12 and under are invited to dive into the excitement of Vroomville. It’s a dedicated area designed just for them. Kids must be accompanied by an adult.

ACME Build a Model Car – Children’s “Make & Take” supplied by Atlanta Car Model Enthusiasts (ACME)

As part of this year’s show, ACME will include a “Make & Take” event for children 12 and under and accompanied by an adult at no cost! ACME strives to introduce children to the model car hobby by providing an opportunity for parents and children to interact in a “hands-on” activity, resulting in the child having a snap-together model they can proudly display and/or play with.

Inflatables – Kids will have the opportunity to try out these fun inflatables.

Cut-Outs – Take a photo with one of our fun cut-outs.

Vroomville will be open from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm.

Food and Beverages

The Savoy Café will open at 7:00 am for anyone wishing to purchase breakfast. The doors will close at 10:30 am for lunch preparation.

Lunch will begin at 11:00 am in the Savoy Café.

Adult Beverages – Adult beverages will be available at the guest services (information) tent and at the Savoy Café.

Non-alcoholic Beverages – Non-alcoholic drinks are available in the Savoy Café, at the food trucks, and at the guest services tent.

Food Trucks – To offer a variety of dining options, food trucks will be on-site. If you are a food truck operator and would like to apply to be a part of this event, please click here for more information.

Merchandise/Service Vendors

This year the show is being expanded to include vendors selling merchandise and services. If you are a vendor interested in participating in the event, please click here to complete the application process.

Food truck vendors please apply under the Food and Beverage section.


Raffle tickets for a 50/50 raffle will be available to purchase at the event. The tickets will be priced at 1 ticket for a $1, 6 tickets for $5, 12 tickets for $10, and 25 tickets for $20. You must be 18 years or older to purchase raffle tickets.

The drawing will be at 3:00 pm. You must be present to win.

Pop-Up Store

Our outdoor pop-up store at the guest services (information) tent will feature our commemorative t-shirt (limited number). Other merchandise including apparel, drinkware, and car-themed gifts will be available at the Savoy Store, inside the museum.

Museum and Showground Rules

To ensure the safety of our guests, vehicles on the property, and the maintenance of the facility and grounds, we kindly request you observe our policies.

Thank you for your assistance!

Your respect for others and our grounds is greatly appreciated!

Need Help

If you need assistance in registering a vehicle or purchasing a ticket, call 470.416.1500 or email

Frequently Asked Questions

All sales are final. This event will occur rain or shine.

Only service animals are permitted on the Showgrounds and inside the museum.

Outside food is allowed on the showgrounds, but not inside the museum. Alcoholic beverages cannot be brought onto the property.