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Car lovers revel in Okanagan car show on Father’s Day – Okanagan

Not even the rain may cease households from celebrating their dads on Father’s Day on the Boyds Autobody Fathers Day Automotive Present in Kelowna.

Greater than 500 automobiles, motorboats, bikes, sizzling rods, vans and distributors converged in Metropolis Park to placed on one of many largest automotive reveals within the Okanagan.

“Guys actually get pleasure from this sort of stuff. You get to take a look at automobiles that possibly you owned while you have been youthful [and] you may take a look at a automotive you wish to have someday,” stated Methal Abougoush Boyd Autobody and Glass proprietor and operator.

For 20 years the automotive present has been a household custom. Collectively they’ll take a look at the most recent and best automotive fashions, seize one thing to eat, dance to reside music and make recollections that may final a lifetime.

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Admission is free, nevertheless, there’s a fundraising automotive raffle, a silent public sale and extra to lift funds for the Little one Advocacy Centre; a company that helps kids impacted by youngster abuse and neglect.

Abougoush says they partnered with the not-for-profit group in 2019 and this yr he has excessive fundraising hopes.

“Up to at present we’ve raised $140,000 for them and we hope to get one other $110,000 raised to lift a quarter-of-a-million {dollars}.

The occasion can be a method for one West Kelowna girl was capable of pay tribute to her father. Candi Adams is displaying her father’s basic truck.

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“It’s my father’s truck, he all the time introduced it out to this present he liked this present,” stated Adams. “It’s Father’s Day and it’s so essential to signify him at our first Father’s Day with out him.”

Greater than thirty thousand individuals are anticipated to go to the one-day automotive present.

 

 

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