Step back in time and join the fun at Lost in the 50s Sandpoint 2016. This year’s celebration honoring the nostalgic era of the 1950s will take place from August 5-7, 2016.
You’ll be able to experience a range of activities and attractions reminiscent of the past. From classic car shows and hot rod races to rock n roll and swing music, it’s an event that truly celebrates the era.
The event also promises to feature a wide range of delicious food, such as burgers, hot dogs, and milkshakes. Plus, over 100 vendor booths will be available to shop through for vintage apparel and memorabilia.
This is your chance to take a journey back in time. Come enjoy all that Lost in the 50s Sandpoint has to offer – there’s sure to be something for everyone!
The History Behind Lost in the 50s Sandpoint
Lost in the 50s Sandpoint 2016 is an annual celebration that pays homage to the classic era of the 1950s. Every year, hundreds of vehicles from all makes, models, and years make the pilgrimage to Sandpoint, Idaho to take part in a celebration that celebrates the freedom of the open road and appreciation of classic American culture.
The original Lost in the 50s event was born in Spokane, Washington back in 1981. It has since grown and evolved into one of North America’s largest car events each year. But it wasn’t until 2004 that “The Lost in the 50s” moved to historical downtown Sandpoint. Since then, it has become a colorful yearly tradition where people come together to celebrate the spirit of America’s past.
Lost in the 50s is a week-long event with lots of fun activities for everyone attending. It hosts cruises around town with classic cars from across North America, car shows with prizes for winning cars, live music from bands from around the region, special dining experiences complete with vintage decor and more!
2016 Event Highlights and Attractions
Lost in the 50s Sandpoint 2016 was an event full of entertainment for the whole family. From live music to auto show exhibits and more, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
Here’s a look at some of the highlights from this fun-filled weekend:
Friday Night Cruise-In
The event kicked off on Friday night with the Cruise-in, which featured classic cars and hot rods from all over the region. There were even prizes given out to recognize the best vehicles of the show!
Saturday Street Fair and Car Show
On Saturday, visitors flocked to downtown Sandpoint for a special street fair with over 100 vendors selling unique handicrafts, vintage clothing and antiques. Onlookers could also admire a wide variety of classic and modern cars at the car show, or take part in one of many activities such as remote control car racing or a fun scavenger hunt.
Sunday Classic Car Parade
The event concluded with a classic car parade through downtown featuring hundreds of vintage automobiles from all eras. This was an amazing sight that drew huge crowds out to watch.
Lost in the 50s Sandpoint 2016 truly was an event for all ages, providing a great opportunity for people to celebrate history and relive a simpler time through engaging activities and unforgettable experiences.
The Classic Cars of Lost in the 50s Sandpoint
Lost in the 50s Sandpoint 2016 will feature over 500 classic cars on display throughout the weekend. Whether you’re a fan of vintage hot rods, muscle cars, luxury vehicles or trucks, you’ll be sure to find something to admire at this event!
Classic cars aren’t just beautiful – they represent a bygone era and the traditions that came with it. Taking a step back in time to appreciate the classic cars of Lost in the 50s Sandpoint is a great way to get in touch with your roots.
The show will feature everything from early Fords and Chevys to rare classics from manufacturers like Packard and Studebaker. Even if you don’t own a classic car yourself, you can still appreciate these beautiful works of art! Many of the vehicles on display will have been lovingly restored and customized by their owners, so take a look around and see what people have been able to do with these old relics.
With so many amazing vehicles on display, it’s easy to forget that Lost in the 50s Sandpoint is about more than just admiring classic cars. You’ll also get the chance to enjoy some great food, listen to music from local bands and check out vendors selling vintage memorabilia. It’s an event that truly celebrates history!
Entertainment and Activities for All Ages
Lost in the 50s Sandpoint 2016 promises thrills and excitement for all ages. There is something for everyone, from classic car buffs to motorbike aficionados, and even families with young children.
The weekend will be packed with activities:
- Children’s Entertainment – A dedicated area of activities specifically for kids featuring a variety of rides, a petting zoo, carnival games, and live music.
- Car Show – A professionally judged car show featuring classic cars from all decades, including hot rods and custom cars. Also featured at the show are bike shows and swap meets where vendors will showcase their products.
- Live Music – Live bands throughout the weekend playing rock n’ roll classics, as well as local acts performing more modern tunes on multiple stages. Don’t forget to follow the parade of classic cars along Main Street at midnight!
- Vendors and Special Exhibitors – Food carts with tasty treats, vendors selling memorabilia from the day’s events, and special exhibitors showcasing interactive displays of antique automobiles from back in the day!
With something for everyone to enjoy at Lost in the 50s Sandpoint 2016, make sure to book your tickets soon. You don’t want to miss out on these once-in-a-lifetime experiences!
Tips for Attending Lost in the 50s Sandpoint 2016
Whether you are a vintage car enthusiast or just want to take a trip down memory lane and enjoy the sights. Lost in the 50s Sandpoint 2016 is sure to satisfy. Here are some tips to help make your experience one to remember:
To get the most out of the weekend, consider planning ahead. Get your tickets early and map out where you want to go and what events you would like to attend. Make sure to visit all of the vendors for unique gifts and souvenirs. Also, be sure not to miss out on any of the live entertainment!
Be aware that some attractions require walking, so it is recommended that you wear comfortable shoes and pack lightly. It can also get quite warm during the day, so come prepared with sunscreen and hats for protection from the sun.
Make sure you take plenty of pictures! Don’t forget to share them on social media with the hashtag #lostinthe50sSandpoint16. Don’t forget there will be lots of contests taking place throughout the entire weekend!