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Big, Fun & Free - A Unique Car & Truck Event 
Thanks to Tremendous Numbers of Car & Truck Enthusiasts who attended the 6th Annual Daytona Beach Dream Cruise in 2013.
   Plan now to be at the  
7th Annual Daytona Beach Dream Cruise 
FRI - SAT - SUN,   OCTOBER  24 - 25 - 26,  2014 
This big event will again be free for the public and free for participants with no admission fees or registration fees at official event activities. 
 Scenic Riverfront Park was the popular site in 2013 for Fri. & Sat. Check-In & Shooting Official Keepsake Photos. Cars & Trucks were displayed on the lawn both days at this terrific venue in downtown Daytona Beach overlooking the Halifax River. Blue Grotto/ Halifax Harbor Marina was the  site of the event's big Sun. gathering.
 We're returning to these great venues for the 2014 Daytona Beach Dream Cruise Oct 24-26. 

 2013  "Official Keepsake Photos" shot Fri. & Sat., Oct. 25 & 26, alongside the Halifax River in Riverfront Park were mailed to participants totally free including postage.
 Likewise, 2014 "Official  Keepsake Photos" will also be shot alongside the Halifax River in Riverfront Park on Fri. & Sat., Oct. 24 &25 and they'll also be mailed to participants totally free including postage.
 You can see all 2013  "Official Keepsake Photos" 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.  Enjoy!
Scroll down further on this home page and click on several links to see galleries of images captured by car enthusiasts at the 2013 Daytona Beach Dream Cruise. 
Below is a sample showing how nice 2013's Official Keepsake Photos looked. Owners who bring their collector cars & trucks to check-in Fri. or Sat., Oct. 24 or 25, 2014 will receive a nice free enhanced photo similar to the one below showing the Halifax River. 
2014's Daytona Beach Dream Cruise will feature tremendous numbers of great cars & trucks at popular waterfront sites in the greater Daytona Beach area, Friday, Saturday & Sunday, Oct. 24th, 25th & 26th.
Super Sponsor of the event every year from its 2008 beginning through the 2013 event, and on board again for 2014 is:
Along with NPD, there is another Super Sponsor of the event beginning in 2014:
Below are links to photos shot by 2013 event attendees:
Bob Nichols compiled terrific photos he shot in the following album

Gary Rosier shot super photos Fri., Oct. 25th and Sun., Oct. 27th seen in the following album
Four pages of images by Gary Rosier on can be viewed as slide shows

Four pages of pics by Judy & Wayne Newkirk on can be viewed as slide shows

Two videos shot and compiled by David Shumate for can be seen on YouTube
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  2012  and  2013  Event T-Shirts are available for purchase in most mens & ladies sizes for just $20.00 each (including tax & postage). If more than one is shipped to you in the same package, each additional shirt beyond the first one is just $15.00. For ordering information, call Event Director Rick D'Louhy at 386-672-1861. 
  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. 
 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 all 2013 Official Keepsake Photos, 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 will soon be able to see all of 2013's Official Keepsake Photos on this website.  If you had an Official Keepsake Photo shot in a prior year and want to get extra prints or enlargements or shirts showing that image, contact Rick D'Louhy at 386-672-1861. 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 2014's event activities can be seen by clicking on the Schedule button at the top of this page. The paragraph below gives a general summary of exciting event happenings Fri., Sat. & Sun., Oct. 24-25-26, 2014:
The 2014 Daytona Beach Dream Cruise will utilize a terrific riverfront venue for that was used for the first time last year. Both Friday & Saturday, Oct. 24th & 25th, we will 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 and will also be displayed on Beach St. which will this year be closed to thru traffic between Orange Ave. on the south and International Speedway Blvd. on the north, adjacent to the two blocks of RIverfront Park where collector cars and trucks will be displayed on the lawn. Each Official Keepsake Photo this year will show the Halifax River behind the subject vehicle. There will be activities from morning til night on Friday in Riverfront Park and in the adjacent area along Beach St. in conjunction with "Riverfront Fridayl" and on Saturday, also in Riverfront Park, from 9 am to 5 pm. The terrific chase scene movie "Bullitt" with Steve McQueen will be shown on a big screen in Riverfront Park Friday evening and participants displaying collector cars and trucks will be able to view the film drive-in style in their vehicles or by bringing lawn chairs or blankets. There will be great cruising opportunities between Riverfront Park and the oceanfront area by the popular LaPlaya Resort at 2500 N. Atlantic Avenue (A1A) in Daytona Beach.
 Beginning in mid-afternoon on Saturday and running until late that night, there will be an always popular Sock Hop and Car Display at Down the Hatch Seafood Company in Ponce Inlet.  On Sunday, lots of great cars will be displayed at the big gathering in a terrific setting at Blue Grotto in downtown Daytona Beach, adjacent to the Halifax Harbor Marina where again this year, ten 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 

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.
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 
Daytona Beach is the place to be and be seen for all car & truck lovers.
For general info about the greater Daytona Beach area and to see what's new and all of the things you can enjoy here, log on to Daytona Beach . If you would like a brochure about the
greater Daytona Beach area of if you have questions related to car registration and official activities during the Daytona Beach Dream Cruise, call Rick D'Louhy at 386-672-1861 or reach him by email at

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