The holiday season in Osceola County and throughout Central Florida is in the history books, but for car enthusiasts, another holiday season runs from January 3-13. The holiday is called Mecum Kissimmee 2019!
Mecum Kissimmee 2019, the world’s largest collector-car auction, opens on Thursday, January 3 and continues its 11-day run through Sunday, January 13 boasting an estimated 3,500 classic and collector cars slated to cross the auction block. This massive event will cover more than 60 acres and feature at least two dozen private collections, 3,000 items of Road Art, the Mecum Midway of food, exhibitors and various live entertainment acts on the Midway stage, the Dodge Thrill Ride, and, of course, the ceaseless high-energy Mecum auction action.
Consignments have been received from an estimated 44 states and registered bidders will travel to Central Florida from 49 states and 12 countries. The annual Mecum Kissimmee auction has continued to grow each year since its humble beginnings at Osceola Heritage Park 13 years ago with the 2019 event projected to attract an estimated 100,000 spectators, 10,000 bidders and guests, and to generate in excess of $100 million in overall sales.
Mecum Kissimmee 2019 is open to buyers, sellers and spectators. Bidder registration is available online in advance for $100, $200 after Jan.2, and includes admission for two to all 11 auction days. General admission tickets are available in advance online for $20 per person, per day, and for $30 at the door and online after Jan. 2; children 12 and younger receive complimentary admission.
Doors open daily at 8 a.m. with the vehicle auction beginning at 10 a.m. Thursday through Sunday, Jan. 3-6, Tuesday through Thursday, Jan. 8-10, and on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 12-13; it will start at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 11. Road Art will be offered daily at 9 a.m. Monday, Jan. 7 through Friday, Jan. 11, and at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 12; Monday, Jan. 7 will be dedicated entirely to the auctioning of Road Art.
Positively Osceola will be there to give you a sampling of the amazing array of beautiful car classics and collector vehicles, but nothing will be as impacting as setting your eyes on these amazing beauties in person, so get it on your calendar and head over to Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee for Mecum Kissimmee 2019!