For Immediate Release

May 16, 2024

HUNTSVILLE, AL – The Orion Amphitheater will host an incredible showcase of some of the most unique and legendary cars when the North Alabama Region (NAR) of the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) brings its Rocket City Southeastern Fall Nationals show to Huntsville from Wednesday, October 23 to Saturday, October 26, 2024.

The AACA, fondly referred to as “America’s Car Club,” celebrates all vehicles 25 years and older, bringing like-minded car enthusiasts together for a fun and exciting experience.  Jeff Slagle, president of the NAR-AACA chapter, expressed his excitement about this event, stating, “It is exciting to bring the 1st national show to this area in decades.  We are thrilled to bring in vehicles from all over the southeastern US.  We appreciate the support of the Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Orion Amphitheater to elevate the experience for our attendees and vehicle owners.”

The show activities kick off Wednesday with a drop-in social and conclude with the Awards presentation Saturday evening at the Space & Rocket Center, Davidson Center, Saturn V Hall.  The actual car show starts on Saturday morning with hundreds of ‘factory correct’ vehicles being judged at the Orion South Parking Lot.  Participation in the Nationals activities requires a current AACA membership, but spectators’ admission is free to the show.

For more information on the event, visit the event website on Orion’s webpage, or NAR-AACA webpage

For more information, contact CVB Executive Vice President Charles Winters at (256) 551-2235 or via email at