Patriot Salute 2023
September 9, 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Enjoy the PATRIOT SALUTE CAR SHOW with LIVE ENTERTAINMENT, CORN HOLE GAMES, FOOD TRUCKS and VENDORS!
FREE ENTRY - FREE PARKING
This year is the 22nd Anniversary of the 9/11 attack on the United States. We will commemorate the anniversary with an Opening Ceremony and Memorial Service on Saturday at 9:30 AM. We also will be recognizing those essential VA Employees who risked their health and sacrificed their time to get through the pandemic emergency to care for our veterans, and continue to do so.
PATRIOT SALUTE CAR SHOW INFO:
Event by the Shift Heads Car Club; Fred Pennington, Ryan Snell, and Dawn Harden
Location: Dayton VA Medical Center Campus
Public · Anyone
Welcome everyone to the 2023 Patriot Salute Car Show. This is the 22nd year since September 11, 2001, so; show up and show your support.
This year we are having a car show on September 9th from 11 AM until 3 PM. Awards to be given out at 3 PM. Must be present to win. You may arrive at 9:30 AM to get your car cleaned up, parked, set up and ready to be judged. Car show entry fee will be accepted at the gate. All proceeds will be donated to the American Veterans Heritage Center, a 501c3 non-profit on the Dayton VA campus. If you would like to donate and don’t have a car to put in, please feel free to do so. For large groups please try to arrive together for parking purposes. We cannot guarantee parking availability next to each other. Upon entering the Dayton VA Campus, please follow directions from attendants.
***fee for car show is $15
Please try to have the exact amount to keep line moving fast.
*CAR SHOW JUDGING BEGINS AT 11 AM*
- 1st & 2nd Place 79 & Older Cars
- 1st & 2nd Place 80 & Newer Cars
- 1st & 2nd Place 79 & Older Trucks
- 1st & 2nd Place 80 & Newer Trucks
- 1st & 2nd Place Motorcycle
- Best in Show Kids Choice
- Best in Show Veterans Choice
- Best in Show AVHC (host) Choice
- Best in Show Most Patriotic
- Dash Plaque given to first 50 to register
There will be food trucks, live music, vendors and games for your entertainment.
For more information, email Events@AmericanVeteransHeritage.org or call the AVHC Office at 937-267-7628 and leave a message.
Our lineup of bands will entertain you all day!
- 09:30 AM - Opening Ceremony: Music by Shakertown Stompers
- 10:00 AM - Dayton Guitars 4 Heroes
- 11:30 AM - Unicorns on Mushrooms
- 01:15 PM - The Chazz Band Dayton, Ohio
- 03:00 PM - CAR SHOW AWARDS PRESENTATION
- 03:30 PM - The 2nd Set
*** SCHEDULE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE ***
PATRIOT SALUTE CORNHOLE GAMES:
- Fun Corn Hole Games will be set up for anyone to enjoy!
FOOD TRUCKS / FOOD AND MERCHANDISE VENDORS:
- FOOD: Top's Best Foods, Wood Street Bar-B-Q, Eaton Ice Cream & More
Those vendors interested, please email Events@AmericanVeteransHeritage.org for information or call 937-267-7628.
FUN FOR FAMILY & FRIENDS!!