McKee Botanical Gardens’ 9th Annual Motor Car Exhibition Feb. 10

Event to feature 40 classic and current British cars and motorcycles


McKee Botanical Gardens’ 9th Annual Motor Car Exhibition will be held in the Garden Feb 10, featuring 40 classic and current British cars and motorcycles.

The British are coming! The British are coming!…to McKee Botanical Garden at the 9th Annual Motor Car Exhibition on Saturday, February 10, 2018 from 10 am to 3 pm. This is one of Vero Beach’s most popular and highly anticipated events.

Forty classic and current British cars and motorcycles will be on display throughout the lush tropical landscape of McKee, ranging from a 1931 Bentley 8 Liter to the latest 710 horsepower 2018 McLaren.

Collectors from across the state will be showcasing their cars, including a rarely-seen 1970 Marcos Mantis, 1972 Reliant and 1937 BSA Scout. In addition, there will be a historic 1953 C Type Jaguar, 1954 D Type Jaguar, and a 1958 Tojeiro Jaguar, which is #3 out of four in the world.

Custom car enthusiasts will enjoy a recently completed 1950 Jaguar Mark V Saloon powered by a 325 horsepower V8 engine.

This year’s car show is being held in conjunction with McKee’s It’s A Jungle Out There! Exhibition featuring 24 hand-crafted metal African sculptures made especially for McKee by the Ark Collective of Kenya. Ranging in size from 3’ to 16’, this amazing exhibit features life-size gorillas, giraffes, elephants, a hippopotamus, a rhinoceros, and many more!

See two exhibitions for the price of one! General admission rates apply. $12 Adults, $11 Seniors, $8 Children ages 3-12. McKee members and children under 3 free.   For more information call 772-794-0601 or visit

Please follow the signs to overflow parking at the corner of 17th Street and Indian River Boulevard.

This event is sponsored by Einstein Bros. Bagels, Velde Ford, and 93.7GYL, B94.7 Fresh Country and 97.1 Ocean FM. This project is sponsored in part by the Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture and the State of Florida (Section 286.25, Florida Statutes). 

About McKee Botanical Garden

McKee Botanical Garden is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to nurture and enhance a historic garden in a unique tropical setting for the education, enjoyment and enrichment of all. McKee Botanical Garden is located at 350 US Highway 1 in Vero Beach.

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