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For Immediate Release:
January 30, 2014
Media Contact:
Laura Phillips
laf@miamidade.gov
305-755-7842

Miami-Dade County Parks Rolling In More Family Fun With The 9th Annual ''Classics by the Bay'' Classic Car Show on February 16 at Homestead Bayfront Park


(MIAMI, January 30, 2014) – Take the family out for a fun day at the beach that features live music, food and crafts for purchase and a huge display of vintage cars in all makes, colors and sizes. It’s all happening on Sunday, February 16, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., at Homestead Bayfront Park, 9698 SW 328 Street in Homestead, as the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department rolls in the 9th annual “Classics by the Bay” classic car show. There will also be pony rides and a bounce house for the kids, as well as plenty of opportunities for sun-bathing and swimming at the park’s natural atoll pool and beach. 

Live music will be provided by the popular local rock band “Bad Attitude”. The group has shared the stage with such top-tier Southern Rock bands as Molly Hatchet, The Outlaws, The Smithereens, and The Marshall Tucker Band. 

Event goers are encouraged meet with the classic car exhibitors and take photos of their favorite four-wheel-beauties.  

Admission is $6 per vehicle at the park’s toll booth (free admission for classic car exhibitors). For information about participating in this event as a car exhibitor, call Homestead Bayfront Park at (305) 230-3033. 

Sponsors for the 9th annual Classics by the Bay include Miami-Dade County, La Playa Grill (Homestead Bayfront Park), Homestead Miami Speedway, Youth Fishing Foundation, Huckleberry Hillbilly BBQ, South Dade Outfitters,  Big Cheese, LHG Marine, Rods Classics, Impact Sign Co., and Tri Life. 

Homestead Bayfront Park offers many other amenities, including a full-service marina, a fishing area, a beach-side restaurant, picnic pavilions, barbeque grills, a large playground, outdoor showers, and restrooms. 

For more information about Homestead Bayfront Park, visit Miami-Dade County Parks on the web at www.miamidade.gov/parks.  To stay up to date on all future events, like us on Facebook www.facebook.com/miamidadeparks; and follow us on Twitter @miamidadeparks. You can also see past events on our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/user/miamidadeparks.

About the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department:

Nationally accredited, a three-time winner of the NRPA National Gold Medal Award, winner of the 2013 Florida Governor’s Sustained Excellence Award and the 2009 Florida Governor’s Sterling Award for excellence in management and operations, Miami-Dade County Parks is the third largest county park system in the United States, consisting of 260 parks and 12,825 acres of land.  It is one of the most unique park and recreation systems in the world.  Made up of more than just playgrounds and athletic fields, it also comprises out-of-school, sports-development, and summer-camp programs; programs for seniors and people with disabilities; educational nature centers and nature preserves; environmental restoration efforts; arts and culture programs and events; the renowned Zoo Miami and the Deering Estate at Cutler; the Crandon Tennis Center, home of the Sony Open; golf courses; beaches; marinas; campgrounds; pools; and more.  For information about Miami-Dade County Parks call 3-1-1, or visit www.miamidade.gov/parks/

Miami-Dade County Parks is supported by The Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade a non-profit 501(c)3 organization supporting the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department’s efforts to further develop Miami-Dade County’s world-class parks system for residents and visitors.  Its mission is to create a healthier, more livable and sustainable Miami community by ensuring the implementation of the Parks Open Space Master Plan and the development of year-round park and recreation programs for local children, adults and people with disabilities.  For more information on the Parks Foundation, please visit www.miamidade.gov/parks_foundation.

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