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Save the Date
21st Annual Bay Harbor
Vintage Car and Boat Festival
Saturday June 22, 2019
Free Admission - Free Parking


Parade of Cars 10:00 AM
Steel Drum Band 12:30 PM
Awards Ceremony 2:30 PM


The Bay Harbor Vintage Car and Boat Festival kicks off the summer in Bay Harbor with a fantastic collection of classic cars and wooden boats.  The highlight of Vintage Weekend is the Parade of Vintage Cars and Display of Vintage Boats, on Saturday June 22, starting at 10:00 am, followed by the awards ceremony at 2:30 pm.  The parade is free to the public, and every year thousands of people, both locals and visitors from across the Midwest bring their families to this elegant gathering of vintage cars and motor boats.  It is an exciting opportunity for our specators to see these one-of-a-kind cars, and our exhibitors enjoy the chance to reconnect with old friends and meet new ones while showing their prized cars and watercraft.

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2018 Award Winners

 Automobile Awards

Best in Show
Mr. and Mrs. Terence Adderley
1935 Duesenberg Torpedo

Best in Class – Early Brass
Mr. Nick Rein
1909 Ford Model T Touring

Best in Class – Pre-war Classic
Mr. and Mrs. Gary Howe
1932 Auburn Cabriolet

Best in Class – Post War
Mr. Steven Plunkett
1960 Buick Electra

Best in Class – American Sports Car
Mr. and Mrs. Rusty Barnes
1965 Chevrolet Corvette

Best in Class – European Sports Car
Off Bros. Collection
1966 Lamborghini Coupe

Best in Class – Performance
Mr. and Mrs. Mike Stowe
1955 Chevrolet 210 Delray

Best in Class – Future Classic
Mr. Dennis Carlson
2015 BMW I8 Hybrid

Best in Class – Preservation
Mr. and Mrs. William U. Parfet
1911 Packard Model 30 Limousine

Most Elegant
Studebaker National Museum
1932 Studebaker President Brougham

Most Significant
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Grooters
1932 Auburn Boattail Speedster

High Performance Award
Mr. Dan McDavid
1971 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona

Mode du Concours Award
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Tuls
1931 Packard Rollston Roadster

People’s Choice
Mr. Gerald Medow and Ms. Judith Kudla
1947 Cadillac Convertible


Boat Awards

Best in Show
Mr. Kermit Sutton
1948 Ventnor “Rocketeer”

Best in Class – Small Craft
Mr. and Mrs. Ken Kelly
1921 Carleton Canoe Company Canoe

Best in Class – Pre-War Antique
Dr. and Mrs. Dennis Spillane
1930 Chris-Craft Model 99 “O’Grady”

Best in Class – Classic and Early Contemporary
Mr. Don Austin
1955 Chris-Craft Continental “B Loon II”

Best in Class – Contemporary Classic
Mr. Jeff Cavanagh
2018 Grand Craft Super Sport

Best in Class – Cruiser
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Roskam
1940 Burger Flush Deck Canoe Stern Cruiser “Pilgrim”

Most Original
Mr. and Mrs. Jon Bonadeo
1939 Burger “Angus”

Most Elegant
Mr. Jon Allen
1928 Ditchburn Viking “Mowitza II”

Most Significant
Mr. and Mrs. John and Suzan Bucklyn
2005 Van Dam Custom “Susan C”

High Performance Award
Mr. and Mrs. Dana Mecum
1994 Lauterbach Special Replica “Shake Rattle ‘N Roll”

People’s Choice Award
Mr. Bill Ticknor
1914 Fay & Bowen “May LaFever”