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MANY very famous Broncos will be on display, some have only been see at the West Coast Bronco events!
Do not miss this show!
The festivities are open to all Broncos...all years, all levels of restoration/modification.
Registration - $50
Includes: one Bronco entry into Show N Shine, one SHORT sleeve T-Shirt,
3 Raffle tickets, and Dinner for your family Friday Night
AL-A-Carte Registration items
extra T-shirts: short sleeve: $12, long sleeve: $15
Extra Raffle Tickets: 3 tickets for $5
Spectators and guests - FREE!
There is no charge to view the trucks on display, play the kid's games,
participate in tech sessions, go on drives, and talk to vendors/friends.
Itinerary (subject to change due to weather, numbers of people, etc.):
Welcome to Tennessee!
The Great Smoky Mountains area has plenty of activities for the whole family. You are more than welcome to venture out on your own and explore, shop, hike, horseback ride, sight see, or just sit and relax in the fresh mountain air. Bronco Driver and our staff have organized events over the next couple days that can help you enjoy the area and have fun with your Bronco. If you wish to find a seat to ride on a Daily Bronco Cruise - ask at our information table. If you get lost or have a vehicle malfunction (never in a Bronco) please call our hotline 865-690-0522. Maps of the area are available at our information desk.
All we ask is that you enjoy yourself, have fun, meet new fellow Bronco friends, and stay safe!
Host Hotel: Tally Ho Inn (all events will begin or take place from the Tally Ho.)
CHECK OUT THE NEW EVENT SCHEDULE - FREE DINNER IS SATURDAY NIGHT!
(times and drives are subject to change)
APRIL 24 - Thursday
2:30 p.m - Group Drive #1: Destination Drive TBD
4 p.m-8 p.m. Registration and Vendors open - Registration open
8 p.m. Open Night Bon-Fire
APRIL 25 - Friday
9 a.m.-5 p.m.: Registration - Swap-Meet and Vendor's Alley Open
9:30 a.m.: Group Drive #2: The Backroads
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND The Scenic tour through the park - Down the Dragon
With the fun and reviews of last year we are doing this drive again! This drive lease the Talley Ho traveling laurel Branch to Cades Cove loop.Half way around Cades Cove we will jump onto Parson Branch Road. (This is a narrow 9 mile one lane dirt road that will not damage any Vehicles but has dust, dirt and little water Crossings). This comes out on the famous US 129 Dragon. Down the dragon and across foothills parkway back to the Tally Ho. (Estimated time 3 1/2 Hours - 45 miles)
(more info about the Dragon: www.tailofthedragon.com)
10 a.m.: Group Drive #3: Cades Cove
Our annual trip back into time as we parade the Broncos through Cades Cove. Explore the paston this trip arrount the historical settlement of years gone by. See all kinds of wildlife including the possibilities of bears.
(Estimated time 2 1/2 hours - 25 miles)
(Estimated time 2.5 Hours - 25 Miles)
11 a.m.-2:00 p.m.: Lunch is Served
Food Vendors will be on hand for lunch and other goodies
2 p.m.: Group Drive #4: Sugarlands Visitors Center
The staff of Bronco Driver magazine will lead a relaxing and majestic drive down Wears Valley to the ridge of the Foothills. From their we tour the Old Settlement of Metcalf Bottoms. A relaxing drive along Little River road brings us to the Sugarland Visitors center for a 20 minute stop to tour the Museum and gift shop. Then back to the Talley Ho.
(Estimated time 2 1/2 Hours - 45 Miles)
4 p.m.: TBD
8 p.m.: Bon-Fire
After Dinner Options:
The area offers plenty to see and do for ever adventurer:
Take a cruise to enjoy the ever popular Pigeon Forge only 15 minutes away. Enjoy one of the local area restaurants - m any offer discounts to Bronco show attendees.
Or just bring your lawn chair and enjoy the peaceful evening air of the great Smoky Mountains. Sit around and talk Ford at the Tally Ho, break out your guitar, and relax with conversation centered around only Ford Broncos!
APRIL 26 - Saturday
(All Broncos must be registered to park in the show field. Must be parked by 2:30 to qualify for judging)
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.: Registration is Open
Spectators are welcome FREE!
9a.m. - 5 p.m.: Swap-Meet in Vendor's Alley
Bring your used items to swap. We will have a designated area set up to sell your products or you can set them by your truck. Many Bronco vendors will be in attendance to sell products.
10 a.m.: Group Drive #5: Tour of Townsend
Never more than a few miles from The Tally Ho - This is one drive you will talk about forever :-)
(Estimated time 1 1/2 hours - 20 miles)
10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Lunch is Served
Food Vendors will be on hand for lunch and other goodies
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.: BroncOlympics
for the Kids and Adults By JAKEBREAK4KIDS
2 p.m. - 5 p.m.: Bronco Show-N-Shine
5 p.m.: Show-N-Shine Awards followed by Product Raffle
Additional raffle tickets are $2 each (3 for $5) and can be entered into to win great Bronco products.
Raffle products supplied by many vendors!
6:00 p.m.: Eat and Greet
Free Southern Meal Provided by Bronco Driver Magazine to all those registered Broncos and their Families.
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.: Live Entertainment
9 p.m.: Bon-VoyAge Bronco Bon Fire
TRAVEL INFO (to Townsend Tennessee):
Click here for Tally Ho Inn's directions (the location of the show)
Click here for MapQuest directions
AREA LODGING INFO:
These hotels are offering discounts to Bronco owners to so be sure to ask for the Bronco Driver Magazine discount!
Tally Ho Inn
Townsend Gateway Motel and Cottages
River Breeze Motel
Big Meadow Family Campground
Townsend Great Smokies KOA
Lazy Daze Campground
Sunset Farm Cabins
68 Vacation Drive, Whittier, North Carolina 28789
1-828-497-2200 or 1-800-408-4889
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