Classic Wheels: Sharjah Gears Up for its First Classic Cars Festival

Sharjah Classic Cars Festival

Sharjah Classic Cars Festival to start on February 2 under the theme “More Than Just Cars.”Prepare for an exciting event as the inaugural Sharjah Classic Cars Festival is just around the corner. Starting on February 2, vintage car enthusiasts from across the United Arab Emirates (UAE) can come together for this three-day gathering, organized by the Sharjah Old Cars Club under the theme “More Than Just Cars.”

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The festival aims to bring together passionate car lovers and showcase rare vintage vehicles that represent the rich automotive heritage not only of the UAE but also from around the world. While the event location is yet to be announced, attendees can expect more than just vehicle displays.

In addition to showcasing classic cars, the family-friendly festival will offer activities suitable for all ages. Attendees can look forward to engaging in discussions with owners of the UAE’s rarest vintage cars, interactive workshops, entertainment, and a dedicated area for food trucks.

Ali Ahmed Abu Al-Zoud, the president of the car club, explained the festival’s slogan, stating, “We chose the slogan to reflect our belief that vintage cars are more than just vehicles. They are chronicles of human history and evolution and a source of inspiration, particularly for the youth, who are driven by innovation and distinction.”

Sharjah Classic Cars Festival
The festival aims to bring together passionate car lovers and showcase rare vintage vehicles.

The festival aims to provide a comprehensive experience, combining educational, recreational, and commercial aspects, turning it into a socio-cultural and economic celebration. Apart from organizing events throughout the year, the Sharjah Old Cars Club also oversees the Sharjah Classic Cars Museum, which showcases over 100 classic cars manufactured in the early 20th century.

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On March 6, 2008, H. H. Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al-Qasimi, a member of the Supreme Council of the Union and the Ruler of Sharjah, inaugurated the Sharjah Old Cars Club. This establishment serves as the official umbrella for enthusiasts and lovers of vintage cars. Its purpose is to overcome technical and administrative challenges faced by owners and collectors of classic cars.

The club aims to contribute to organizing activities and events related to the hobby of vintage cars, providing opportunities for the exchange of information and experiences. Additionally, it offers a series of services and facilities aimed at restoring the charm of classic cars on the roads of our beloved country.

For more details about the Sharjah Classic Cars Festival, you can visit the Sharjah Old Cars Club’s website.

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