The 2019 Ford Galaxie Nationals presented by The Clock Works will be held in Cedar Rapids, Iowa this summer! This will be the largest gathering of Ford Galaxies in the world. The Ford Galaxie Club of America is hosting the event, but you do not need to be a club member to attend.
A variety of events are scheduled, including an optional cruise on Friday, August 23rd. The car show will take place downtown on the 2nd Avenue Bridge in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on August 24 from 9am to 3pm. An event banquet and awards ceremony will be held the evening after the show.
Cars can be professionally judged as either Restored Stock, Modified, or Original Unrestored, separated into groups according to year. Many Special awards will recognize Best Engine, Best Interior, Best Paint, Best Race Car, Most Original (unrestored), Most Unique, Furthest Distance Driven, Sponsor’s Choice, etc. Judging will be done by Ford historians and published automotive authors.
The host hotel is the Hotel Kirkwood located about six miles from city center. It is a beautiful, modern hotel that serves as an excellent destination for a weekend getaway. The hotel features dedicated trailer parking and Galaxies-only parking on-site. A block of rooms is reserved for the event, using Group Code “Galaxie19”. Please make your room reservations with the hotel and mention our event for the best rate. Hotel Kirkwood can be reached at show contact info
. All banquet attendees must pre-register to ensure proper food count.
The event flyer and registration form can be accessed here: