"Hot Rods for Heroes" Veterans Celebration


Saturday March 18, 2023 
9:00 – 2:00

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SAME VENUE - northwest parking lot of the Oviedo Mall in Oviedo, FL


Honor Flight Central Florida announces the 5th annual "Hot Rods for Heroes" Car, Truck & Bike show on Saturday March 18, 2023 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. returning to the northwest parking lot of the Oviedo Mall in Oviedo, FL.

This is a fun-filled, family style afternoon with over 200 classic and modern show cars, trucks and motorcycles on display. All wheels are welcome!

  • Meet, talk with, and thank WWII, Korea and Vietnam heroes
  • Watch our friends the McNeely father and son duo of The Honda Generators Race 90 Team fly their AT-6 Texan vintage racing airplanes over our show immediately following the national anthem
  • See vintage vehicles from the Military Vehicle Preservation Association
  • Hear bagpipes courtesy of The City of Mount Dora Pipe Band
  • Learn veteran history at our new "Memory Lane"
  • Buy chances to win a $1000 Gift Card
  • Raffle, Silent Auction, Deal at the Wheel prize raffle & more
  • Food and Beverages available for purchase
  • Enjoy music with DJ Sam Metro "Wheelin And A Rockin"

Come out and learn more about our future flight missions, but more importantly to celebrate and thank our Veterans.

Top 10, Best of Show and Veteran's Choice Awards at 1:30 p.m. Rain or shine.

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2022 THANK YOU -

Chairman's Choice, a thumbs up to ALL!

While not everyone walked away with an award Saturday, we hope what you took home in your hearts was even better.

THANK YOU EVERYONE for making this 4th annual the biggest "Hot Rods for Heroes" to date.


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Our planes don't fly without you.

Thanks to you, we will be flying for many seasons.

Vroom! Vroom!
Shannan & Bruce, HRFH Event Co-Chairs
& the Honor Flight Board of Directors
& all of our red-shirt HRFH volunteers


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View photos from the 2022 Hot Rods for Heroes event

View photos from the 2021 Hot Rods for Heroes event

View photos from the 2019 Hot Rods for Heroes event 

View photos from the 2018 Hot Rods for Heroes event