This will be the fourth year of True Blue Trucks Magazine's Fall Ford Truck Fest. The weekend's festivities are open to all generations and years of Ford Trucks! (Broncos welcome too - they are Ford trucks!) The Great Smoky Mountains area has plenty of activities for the whole family. You are more than welcome to venture out on your own and explore, shop, hike, horseback ride, sight see, or just sit and relax in the fresh mountain air. True Blue Ford Truck Magazine and our staff have organized events over the next couple days that can help you enjoy the area and have fun with your FORD. If you wish to find a seat to ride on a Daily Cruise - ask at our information table. If you get lost or have a vehicle malfunction (never in a Ford) please call our hotline 865-690-0522. Maps of the area are available at our information desk. THURSDAY- September 18 2 p.m- Registration and Vendors open 2:30 p.m - Group Drive #1: TBD 8:30 p.m. Open Night Bon-Fire FRIDAY - September 19 9 a.m.-5 p.m.: Registration - Swap-Meet and Vendor's Alley Open 10 a.m.: Group Drive #2: Foothills Parkway Slow and easy stroll across the Foothills parkway to the lake. Great Scenery from High on the ridge. (Estimated time 2 hours - 40 miles) 11 a.m.-2:00 p.m.: Lunch is Served Food Vendors will be on hand for lunch and other goodies 2:30 p.m.: Group Drive #3: TBD 5 p.m.: Open Tech - Meet the technical writers and ask the tech team Questions! 6:00 p.m.: Eat and Greet FREE Southern Meal Provided by True Blue Trucks Magazine to all those registered vehicles and their families. 6 p.m. -8 p.m. Entertainment 8:30 p.m.: Bon-Fire Evening Options: The area offers plenty to see and do for ever adventurer: Take a cruise to enjoy the ever popular Pigeon Forge only 15 minutes away. Enjoy one of the local area restaurants - many offer discounts to Ford show attendees. Or just bring your lawn chair and enjoy the peaceful evening air of the great Smoky Mountains. Sit around and talk Ford at the Tally Ho, break out your guitar, and relax with conversation centered around only Ford ! SATURDAY September 20 All trucks must be in by 11:00 to qualify for judging. All Ford trucks and 4 wheel drive vehicles welcome! Pre-1948 1948-1952 1953-1956 1957-1962 1963-1966 1967-1972 1973-1979 Post 1980 Bronco Other Fords (All Vehicles must be registered to park in the show field. Must be parked by 12:30 to qualify for judging) 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.: Registration is Open Spectators are welcome FREE! 9a.m. - 3 p.m.: Swap-Meet in Vendor's Alley Bring your used items to swap. We will have a designated area set up to sell your products or you can set them by your truck. Many Bronco vendors will be in attendance to sell products. 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Lunch is Served Local Food Service providers will be on hand for lunch and other goodies. 12 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.: Show-N-Shine 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.: Kids Fun 2:30 p.m.: Show-N-Shine Awards followed by Product Raffle Additional raffle tickets are $2 each (3 for $5) and can be entered into to win great products.
September 18, 2014 - September 20, 2014