August 23-26, 2023 • Hershey, PaHosted by the Harrisburg Region
ABOUT ENCOUNTER 2023August 23-26 • Hershey, Pa.
Hosted by the Harrisburg Region
See map below
- One show car plus two adults and children under 21
- Hospitality Room access throughout the event
- Wednesday night tour of the AACA Museum at Hershey
- Free flea market space
- Free participation in all driving events
- Admission to all tech sessions
- Thursday Charity Auction & Social, including one free beverage plus cheeses, fruit and vegetable crudites
- Encounter Car Show on Saturday
WEDNESDAY August 23
- 2 p.m. • Registration opens in hotel lobby
- 5:30 p.m. • FREE ADMISSION and private behind-the-scenes tour of the renowned AACA Museum at Hershey, a Smithsonian affiliate, not far from our host hotel. See a remarkable collection of beautiful and historic vehicles, displayed in vibrant dioramas. A not-to-be-missed start to Encounter 2023.
- 8 p.m. • Pizza and Pasta Buffet back at our host hotel, Pennsylvania Suite | $28
THURSDAY August 24
- 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. • Registration open, hotel lobby
- 8:30 a.m. • Rally School, Congressional Suite
- 9:30 a.m. • Rally through the beautiful Pennsylvania countryside. Departs from hotel parking lot.
- 10 a.m.-5 p.m. • Healey Theater, Congressional Suite. (Continuous loop of Healey -elated videos, including past Encounters.)
- 11 a.m.-5 p.m. • Hospitality Room, Pennsylvania Suite
- 7-10 p.m. • Wine and Cheese Reception and Charity Auction, Grande Ballroom. Auction benefits the Schreiber Center for Pediatric Development in Lancaster.
FRIDAY August 25
- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. • Registration open, hotel lobby
- 9:30 a.m. • Gymkhana, hotel parking lot
- 10 a.m.-5 p.m. • Healey Theater, Congressional Suite (Continuous loop of Healey -elated videos, including past Encounters.)
- 11 a.m.-6 p.m. • Hospitality Room, Pennsylvania Suite
- 1:30 p.m. • Concours pre-judging meeting, Congressional Suite
- 3 p.m. • Tech Session: The Auctions: Being There — Barrett-Jackson and more (Ray Donovan), Congressional Suite
- 3-5 p.m. • Wine Tasting, Cassel Vineyards of Hershey
- 6:15 p.m. • Western Roundup Buffet. Our traditional Friday evening dinner event will feature a Texas oven-roasted beef brisket, fried chicken, honey-roasted red potatoes, tossed salad, coleslaw, jalapeno corn bread, corn with fire-roasted red peppers, apple cobbler, beverage. | $43 adults/$20 children 6-12 OR $17 for a kid's chicken finger meal.
- After dinner • Valve Cover Races Download the rules here
SATURDAY August 26
- 8 a.m. • Concours judging begins, front portico of hotel
- 9 a.m.-? — Registration open, hotel lobby
- 9:30 a.m. • Funkhana, hotel parking lot. AHSTC’s first “National Lampoon's Vacation"-themed funkhana.
- 10 a.m.-5 p.m. • Hospitality Room, Pennsylvania Suite
- Noon-3 p.m. • Encounter 2023 Car Show, hotel parking lot
- 2:15 p.m. • Tech Session: Dave Siwa shares stories from attending the European Healey Meeting in Norway in June, followed by a three-week driving tour of Scandanavia. Learn how he prepared his Healey for this big adventure, and see the incredible vistas he and Barb saw, through photos and video. Congressional Suite
- 3 p.m. • AHSTC Board Meeting, Congressional Suite
- 6 p.m. • Cash Bar Reception, Grande Ballroom
- 7 p.m. • Awards Banquet | $48 adults/$17 children
- Encounter 2023 Awards, after dinner
Must be approved by July 1, 2023
Cars must be PRE-APPROVED to enter the Concours Class, and have their 2023 judging packet in hand 30 days before the event.
Use the button below to contact the Concours Coordinator.