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Big, Fun & Free - A Unique Car & Truck Event  
 
Thanks to Tremendous Numbers of Car & Truck Enthusiasts who attended the 10th Annual Daytona Beach Dream Cruise Oct. 27, 28 & 29, 2017, and the many people who've attended in prior years.
   Plan now to be at the   

11th Annual Daytona Beach Dream Cruise 
FRI - SAT - SUN,   OCTOBER  26 - 27 - 28,  2018
           
     Plan to attend every year:
         Oct. 26- 28, 2018; Oct. 25- 27, 2019        

          
 For 2017, we returned to beautiful Riverfront Park in downtown Daytona Beach overlooking the Halifax River for check-in and shooting of Official Keepsake Photos and display of many great cars & trucks on the lawn both Friday & Saturday. The big Sunday gathering in 2017 featured lots of super cars & trucks  displayed near the boats, alongside the Halifax Harbor Marina, also in downtown Daytona Beach. 
 Mark your calendar so you can join everyone at 2018's 11th Annual Daytona Beach Dream Cruise Friday, Saturday & Sunday, October 26, 27 & 28.





Above is a photo of scenic Riverfront Park during the Daytona Beach Dream Cruise. This great venue across Beach St. from nice shops & restaurants was a hit in 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016.
Click on the links below to view photos shot by car enthusiasts at the 2016 Daytona Beach Dream Cruise





Below is a sample showing how nice 2016's "Official Keepsake Photos" look. 

Below is a sample showing how nice 2015's free "Official Keepsake Photos" looked. 

You can view photos from every year of the Daytona Beach Dream Cruise by clicking on the slanted photo at the top of most pages of this web site. 

Click on the links below to view photos shot by other people at the 2015 Daytona Beach Dream Cruise

Click here to see 753 terrific photos shot by Chet Karwowski at Riverfront Park on Fri., Oct. 23, 2015

Click here to see 206 super photos by Florida Car Shows and Events (Adam Wilson) shot at Riverfront Park and by the LaPlaya Resort on Fri., Oct. 23, 2015

Click here to see 281 super photos by Florida Car Shows and Events (Adam Wilson) shot at Riverfront Park and by the LaPlaya Resort on Sat., Oct. 24, 2015

Click here to see 135 super photos by Florida Car Shows and Events (Adam Wilson) shot at Riverfront Park on Sun., Oct. 25, 2015
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Click on the links below to view photos shot by other people at the 2014 Daytona Beach Dream Cruise.

Click here for a sample of 100 terrific photos shot by Chet Karwowski at Riverfront Park on Fri., Oct. 24, 2014

 In past years, "Official Keepsake Photos" shot Fri. & Sat. were mailed to participants totally free including postage. For 2017, the photos will be uploaded to the website where they can all be viewed and you are encouraged to download and print them in any size and enjoy them as you anticipate the next Daytona Beach Dream Cruise.
 
 You can see Daytona Beach Dream Cruise "Official Keepsake Photos" from every year of the event (beginning in 2008) on this website by clicking on the slanted picture at the top of this page. That takes you to a navigation page that allows you to view these photos in categories by types of vehicles and specific makes and models. You can see 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 "Official Keepsake Photos" at this time. The 2016 "Official Keepsake Photos" were mailed to participants in printed form totally free in March 2017 and these images will be viewable/downloadable on this web site by early 2018. Enjoy! 
Below are three samples showing 2014's nice "Official Keepsake Photos". 


Super Sponsor of the Daytona Beach Dream Cruise every year from its 2008 beginning through this year's 2017 event is:
 
The paragraph below gives a general summary of exciting event happenings Fri., Sat. & Sun., Oct. 27-28-29, 2017:

The 2017 Daytona Beach Dream Cruise will utilize the terrific waterfront venue that was used for the first time in 2013. Both Friday & Saturday, Oct. 27th & 28th, we'll check-in participating vehicles beginning at 9:00 am in beautiful Riverfront Park on Beach St. between Orange Ave. and International Speedway Blvd. The Official Keepsake Photos will be taken starting about 10:00 am each day from the driveway along the Halifax River with the river in the background. Cars will be displayed on the lawn in this scenic setting alongside the Halifax River.   
 On Friday evening, you are invited to cruise to Hanksters Hot Rods in South Daytona where you'll enjoy the movie Cannonball Run under the stars.
Day or night on Friday and Saturday, you may want to head between Riverfront Park and the oceanfront area along A1A in Daytona Beach adjacent to Ruby Tuesday (2695 N. Atlantic Avenue) in the parking lot of Bellair Plaza. This is across the street from the LaPlaya Resort that still is closed due to Hurricane Matthew. No vehicles will be permitted to park at the LaPlaya during this event but lots of terrific vehicles will be displayed adjacent to Ruby Tuesday on the opposite side of A1A.
New this year, on Saturday night, there will be a fun event at Marina View Restaurant with oldies music, dining and dancing. The venue is beautiful after dark, with lights on the deck along the water of Halifax Harbor Marina. Come for Happy Hour and dinner and stay for a great evening! 
   Sunday morning and afternoon, many great cars & trucks will be displayed at the big gathering in the terrific setting at Marina View in downtown Daytona Beach, adjacent to the Halifax Harbor Marina.  Again this year, there will be lots of great NPD door prizes and $500 in cash will be given away at Marina View on Sunday afternoon - 5 lucky attendees will each win $100 cash.   
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Below is the artwork for 2016's Official Event T-Shirt featuring four super vehicles that were on display by the T-Shirt tent Fri. & Sat., Oct. 21 & 22, 2016 at Riverfront Park. These great looking tan color shirts have this image on the back and the Daytona Beach Dream Cruise logo on the front left. The 2016 shirts sold out at the 10th Annual Daytona Beach Dream Cruise, Oct. 27- 29, 2017. Discounted shirts from 2009 - 2013 are still available in limited sizes and will be sold at the 2018 Dream Cruise or can be ordered by email to dbdreamcruise@gmail.com 
  


Below is the artwork for 2015's Official Event T-Shirt featuring four super vehicles that were all on display by the T-Shirt tent Fri. & Sat., Oct. 23 & 24, 2015 at Riverfront Park. These great looking grey color shirts had this image on the back and the Daytona Beach Dream Cruise logo on the front left. A few remaining 2015 shirts were available Sun., Oct. 25 but sold out quickly.


   

Below is the artwork for 2014's Official Event T-Shirt featuring four super vehicles that were all on display by the T-Shirt tent Fri. & Sat., Oct. 24 & 25, 2014 at Riverfront Park. These great looking tan color shirts with this image on the back and the Daytona Beach Dream Cruise logo on the front left sold out completely by Sunday morning Oct. 26.


  2009  through  2013  Event T-Shirts are still available for purchase in most mens & ladies sizes. They will be for sale at a discounted price at the 11th Annual Daytona Beach Dream Cruise.
  Below is a photo of 2013's great looking stone washed green Official Event T-Shirt featuring four super vehicles that were all at the 2013 Daytona Beach Dream Cruise. 

Below is a photo of 2012's great looking blue Official Event T-Shirt featuring five super vehicles that were all at the 2012 Daytona Beach Dream Cruise. 
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Below are links to photos shot by 2013 event attendees:
Bob Nichols compiled terrific photos he shot in the following album
http://www.rcnconsults.com/2013-Daytona-Beach-Dream-Cruise.htm

Gary Rosier shot super photos Fri., Oct. 25th and Sun., Oct. 27th seen in the following album
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/jhq1phoxkgazfl1/8vKXSBAvOE?n=117260042
Four pages of images by Gary Rosier on HotRodHotLine.com can be viewed as slide shows
http://www.hotrodhotline.com/node/6877/11249/1
http://www.hotrodhotline.com/node/6877/11249/2
http://www.hotrodhotline.com/node/6877/11249/3
http://www.hotrodhotline.com/node/6877/11249/4

Four pages of pics by Judy & Wayne Newkirk on HotRodHotLine.com can be viewed as slide shows
http://www.hotrodhotline.com/node/11261/1
http://www.hotrodhotline.com/node/11261/2
http://www.hotrodhotline.com/node/11261/3
http://www.hotrodhotline.com/node/11261/4

Two videos shot and compiled by David Shumate for BlingMaster.com can be seen on YouTube
                http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BHE-RjGWlCI&feature=em-share_video_user   4 min. 45sec
                http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JVqWydotbGs&feature=em-share_video_user  5 min. 05sec
  All 2013 Official Keepsake Photos can be seen by clicking on the slanted photo at the top of this page which will allow you to navigate to more pages categorized by makes, models & types of vehicles. 
 You can see a few reduced-size samples of 2013 Official Keepsake Photos in rotation below. Each time you return to this home page, you'll see different samples. To see Official Keepsake Photos from all years of the event, click on the slanted photo at the top of this page.
It's Big, It's Fun & It's Free - The Daytona Beach Dream Cruise was held for the 6th time in 2013. The pictures to the right are a few samples of 2013's Official Keepsake Photos shot alongside the Halifax River at scenic Riverfront Park in downtown Daytona Beach. You can see all of 2013's Official Keepsake Photos on this website. Thanks to NAPA Auto Parts for sponsoring 2011, 2012 & 2013 Official Keepsake Photos. And of course, thanks to prime sponsor, NPD (National Parts Depot) for its support every year of this event.
A detailed description of times and locations for 2017's event activities can be seen by clicking on the Schedule button at the top of this page. You can also click on a link for a 1-page printable schedule of day-by-day activities.

The paragraph below also gives a general summary of exciting event happenings on Fri., Sat. & Sun., Oct. 27-28-29, 2017:

The 2017 Daytona Beach Dream Cruise will utilize the terrific waterfront venue that was used for the first time in 2013. Both Friday & Saturday, Oct. 27th & 28th, we'll check-in participating vehicles and shoot each one's Official Keepsake Photo in beautiful Riverfront Park in downtown Daytona Beach. Cars will be displayed on the lawn in this scenic setting alongside the Halifax River.  Each Official Keepsake Photo this year will show the Halifax River behind the subject vehicle.  
There will be great cruising opportunities Friday and Saturday. On Friday evening, you are invited to Hanksters Hot Rods in South Daytona where you'll enjoy the movie Cannonball Run. On Saturday night, Marina View will host a dance party and cookout on their deck. On Friday and Saturday, you  want may to cruise between Riverfront Park and the oceanfront area in Daytona Beach on A1A adjacent to Ruby Tuesday (2695 N. Atlantic Ave. in the Bellair Plaza parking lot). This is across the street from the LaPlaya Resort that is still closed following Hurricane Matthew. No parking will be allowed at the LaPlaya but you'll see tremendous numbers of great vehicles across the street.
   Sunday morning and afternoon, lots of great cars & trucks will be displayed at the big gathering in the terrific setting at Marina View in downtown Daytona Beach, adjacent to the Halifax Harbor Marina. Again this year, lots of great NPD door prizes and $500 cash will be given away at Marina View on Sunday afternoon - five lucky attendees will each win $100 cash.   

Thanks to all who have brought tremendous numbers of great cars & trucks to the Daytona Beach Dream Cruise every year 
 

TV COVERAGE:
The Car Enthusiast Television Program "Muscle Car Workout"          has filmed on several occasions at the Daytona Beach Dream Cruise  
 
 
Lots of car & truck enthusiasts have enjoyed meeting the stars of the program, Alan Goldstein and Megan Clementi (Miss Florida USA 2010). Some of you got your vehicle shot by their film crew for a future episode. www.musclecarworkout.com
 
 
It was a real treat for many people who met Faith Granger & saw her "Deuce of Spades" '32 Ford hot rod on Sat. & Sun. at the 2011 Daytona Beach Dream Cruise.  
 
To learn more about the terrific film "Deuce of Spades" that was previewed at the Daytona Beach Dream Cruise in 2009 and 2010, logon to www.DeuceofSpadesMovie.com 
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