West Virginia Legislature Proclaims Second Friday in July As "COLLECTOR CAR APPRECIATION DAY"


The West Virginia Senate passed a House Concurrent Resolution (H.C.R. 14) completing legislative action and officially designating the second Friday in July as “Collector Car Appreciation Day” in the state. The legislation was introduced thanks to the efforts of Delegate Gary Howell. The SEMA Action Network (SAN) announced this date to mark the seventh commemoration in what has become an annual event to raise awareness of the vital role automotive restoration and collection plays in American society.    

In the previous six years, thousands of enthusiasts in the U.S and Canada have gathered at car cruises, parades and other events to celebrate our nation’s automotive heritage.  By taking part in these events around the country, these automotive enthusiasts and related businesses have ensured that their passion was honored and recognized.

Make your plans to get involved. Individuals, car clubs and business owners have been registering their gatherings for inclusion on the SAN website at this link. However you choose, please pay tribute to our hobby’s special day by holding or attending a celebration near you. Encourage others to follow suit. Let’s get those cars and trucks out of the garage and onto the road!

Please submit the details of your celebration.  For questions, contact SAN Director Colby Martin at 909-978-6721 or san@sema.org. You may also download the official logo and flyer from the homepage and help promote this special day.

Thank you to all who participated in supporting this resolution.