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Our Next Event:

Friday-Sunday, October 18th-20th, 2024.

Why we do this.

The Lake Mirror Classic Concours d’Elegance and Car Show raises money for local Lakeland and Polk County charities.  Please read our Mission Statement.

The 2022 & 2023 “Classic” provided over $55,000 to local charities.
See our official announcement here.

We thank our sponsor/partners and all our entrants for supporting local charities. Every penny from entrant registrations goes to charities. Our team of volunteers are working to make the 2024 Lake Mirror Classic better than ever.

Announcing the 2024 Grand Marshal, Kip Wasenko

Kip Wasenko – Automotive Designer, Race Car Designer, Racer and an amazing, lifelong auto enthusiast.

Kip Wasenko began his 40-year Design Career at General Motors in June 1968. During this time his
career included the U.S., Europe and Australia. He retired in May 2008.
At GM Design Kip was Chief Designer of Saturn, Chevrolet Studio, Oldsmobile Studio, Cadillac Studio and
several Advance Studios. He was Director of Design of the GM Performance Division and Specialty
In 1973 Kip received his first Design Patent on the Two-Rotor Mid-Engine Corvette Concept Car which is
now on display at the Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, KY.
Kip also designed many Indy 500 and Daytona 500 Pace Cars. The most exotic was the Mid-Engine Buick
Wildcat with its exposed Indy 500 Engine by Buick. This Mid-Engine Wildcat, designed in 1984-85, was a
true Supercar Concept that would rival today’s million dollar Supercars.

Kip is best known for the Design of the Cadillac EVOQ named “Best Concept Car” at the 1999 North
American International Auto Show. This Design initiated the Art & Science Design direction which was
recognized as a Design Renaissance for Cadillac. The EVOQ was sold to the public as the
Cadillac XLR-V. Kip applied the same Design Philosophy to the CTS-V, STS-V and the Cadillac LMP Race
Car developed with Riley & Scott that raced LeMans. In addition, he designed the winning CTS-VR World
Challenge Cadillac Race Cars by Pratt & Miller.

In February 2005, Motor Trend magazine recognized Kip’s contribution on their Top 50 Power List. “He’s
made Cadillacs cool again.”
Kip is a Ferrari enthusiast and has owned his 1970 Ferrari 246GT Dino since 1975. As an amateur race car
driver, this is Kip’s 31st season racing his Corvette.

Kip has served as a Judge at many well known Concours d’Elegance events. Be sure to meet and gain insight from this amazing designer, racer and lifelong auto enthusiast.

Visit Central Florida – Hot Rod Rendezvous

Friday, October 18th, 2024

$35 per vehicle

Hot Rods, Race Cars & Rock & Roll plus great displays and a fun time for all ages. The evening setting of this event lets you experience majestic Lake Mirror with all the lights and glory of this very special setting. You will see some of the best Hot Rods, Street Rods, Customs and some very cool Race Cars around the beautiful Lake Mirror Promenade.

Concours d’Elegance

Saturday, October 19th, 2024
10am – 4pm

$75 per vehicle

The Lake Mirror Classic brings all the grandeur of a top-level Concours to Lakeland.
You will see rolling works of art from some of the nation’s top auto collectors and museums along with rare and themed automobile displays. The unique setting also features vintage wooden boats and the ever popular
Amphicars will be in and around Lake Mirror at this center piece of the 3-day Lake Mirror Classic.

Downtown Classic Car Show

Saturday, October 19th, 2024
10am – 4pm

$55 per vehicle

You will be amazed as the streets of historic downtown Lakeland transform with fantastic show vehicles, great displays and fun!
Over 400 Classics, Exotics, Muscle Cars, Hot Rods, Specialty Vehicles and Trucks make this fun for all ages. You will be amazed when you see fantastic show vehicles from all over Florida and beyond!

Sunday Road Tour

Sunday, October 20th, 2024
8am – 1pm

The Lake Mirror Classic Road Tour (Registration for this event is handled on a separate site.  Address questions via email to Ray Kreigbaum)

The emphasis of the Tour is on “fun.” Create memories, spend time with friends and make new ones. The event encourages fun and challenges your senses to follow the clues provided. You will also see some of the most beautiful and scenic roads in Central Florida. This is not a race, and all types of vehicles are welcome to be a part of this great event.

Browse the registered vehicles from the 2023 show .

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