Friday, August 12, 2011

Be-Boppin' in the Park - August 20

15,000 Vintage Car Enthusiasts Expected at Be-Boppin' in the Park

MAGNOLIA PARK BURBANK Calif. -- Marvel at hundreds of custom, vintage and pre '75 classic cars on Saturday, August 20 from 3:00 to 9:00 PM in the Magnolia Park District on Magnolia Boulevard between Hollywood Way and California Street in Burbank.

Join in this free, fun-filled community experience -- see live bands, dance in the street, discover new shops and eateries and have some good old fashioned, high-octane fun!

Now in its fifth year, the event is a car lover's dream. Included will be all-American classics Ford Model Ts, Studebakers, Indian Motorcycles and Shelbys, among many others.

Plus, at the Main Stage (Magnolia Boulevard and California Street) from 4 :30 to 6 :30 P.M., dance to The Painkillers, a five-piece R&B band that plays standards from the 50s and 60s. Then from 7:00 to 9:00 P.M., enjoy The Amazing Wildcats playing upbeat traditional blues influenced by the sounds of Chicago ,Texas, West Coast Jump and the Mississippi Delta.

Prizes for best automobiles will be given at 6:30 P.M. with prize categories such as the Burbank Mayor Award for most All-American car, Police Chief Award for the coolest car, Fire Chief Award for the hottest car, Magnolia Park Partnership Award for the most "vintage" car and the Jay Leno Award for the funniest car.

Be-Boppin in the Park is presented by Magnolia Park Partnership. For more information, please call 818.238.5180 or visit

Magnolia Park is home to an eclectic mix of emerging and distinctive shops and eateries. Celebrated for its vintage, re-sale, collectible and antique stores, this Burbank neighborhood is rapidly evolving into a regional shopping destination renowned for its attractive, pedestrian-scale streets and diverse retail market.

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