E. Eugene Webb PhD
The largest Jeep beach event in the southeastern United States is on in Daytona Beach FL beginning Monday April 19th and running through Sunday April 25th.
The major portion of the event takes place at the Daytona International Speedway.
If you own a Jeep regardless of the model, you need to try to attend this year's Jeep Beach. Registration for the whole week is just $80.00 per Jeep, and that includes all the people you can safely put in your Jeep.
If you want to go over for just a day or two, you can buy an infield ticket for $10 per person at the front gate of the Daytona International Speedway, and you will have transportation to and from the main event in the infield by tram.
That's when I'll be there. When you're in the middle of a Jeep restoration you're always looking for Jeep stuff to buy.
Jeep Beach is a great family event with lots of things to do with your Jeep and lots of things to do in Daytona Beach.
As I write this, about a week prior to the event starting there are already 3000 jeeps registered to attend.
For all the information Check out the Official Jeep Beach site
If you want more up-to-date information check out these sites below.
I have attended Jeep Beach over the years, and below are a couple of links to two photo essays that we did in 2015 and 2017. You can check out my photo essays at the two links below.
If you've been going for a few years, you might spot your Jeep either out on the beach or at one of the events. Before you're tempted to just click the link and hit download be aware there are hundreds of photos at each of these links. Individual pictures or the whole stack are free to download so help yourself. Just select the picture you happen to like go up in the right-hand corner click the download arrow, and here it comes.
Unfortunately, our latest Jeep restoration a 1998 TJ is not going to be ready to make the trip to Jeep
Beach this year. She's going in for a heart transplant this week. A new Jasper rebuilt engine, and probably will not be ready to make the trip to Daytona Beach by the time the event takes place.
If you're new to the Jeep family, let me be one of the first to welcome you into a great fraternity and a wonderful lifestyle.
Oh, and by the way, if you're worried about the kids, just bring them along, there are things for the kids to do lots of jeeps for them to look at and overall, it's just a great family event.If you're looking for the ultimate Jeep Beach experience, I actually think there are two. The first one is for an additional $50, or so you can take your Jeep out onto the Daytona International Speedway and drive a lap. If you've never done it before you may have trouble choking back a tear.
The other really great event takes place on Sunday April 25th it's kind of a non sanctioned event but the folks who run Jeep Beach have, on an annual basis worked out an agreement with the city of Daytona Beach for a Jeep Beach drive on the sand. You can trust me on this one it will be an experience you will never forget.
So come and join 3000 or 4000 of your newest friends. Bring your Jeep, your family and just have a really good time.
If you know someone who has a Jeep, be sure to forward this Post to them.
Hope to see you there.
See Doc's Photo Gallery at Bay Post Photos.