BBC Tour - 2019

18th HCCA Beautiful Brass Cars
National Tour and Flea Market

May 19 - 23, 2019

Sponsored by the Susquehanna Valley Region HCCA

    We are returning this year to the Clarion Inn Strasburg, 1 Historic Drive, Strasburg, PA 17579 (GPS address). Phone (717) 687-7691. The room rate is $95.00 per night plus 11% tax double occupancy. Use the rate code "BBC Tour". A full breakfast buffet is included each day. Room availability is not guaranteed after the April 15, 2019 cut-off date.

    Tour will be limited to the FIRST EIGHTY-FIVE (85) cars. There will be a waiting list. You will NOT be considered registered until we receive your check!

Directions to the hotel

  • Head toward Lancaster, PA on US 222 or PA 283.
  • Pick up US 30 EAST bypass on the north side of Lancaster.
  • 2.4 miles after the divided highway ends, RIGHT at LIGHT onto PA 896 SOUTH.
  • LEFT at LIGHT onto HISTORIC DRIVE in 2.4 miles.
  • RIGHT into Clarion Inn in 0.4 miles.

Trailer Parking:
Trailer parking is at the Clarion Inn.

Motorhome Camping:
Motorhome Camping will be at the hotel. Cost is $10 per night to be collected when you park. Please let us know if you plan to camp. No hookups are available. Questions call Jeff at 610-639-1977.

Directions from Hotel to Flea Market:

Tour check-in
will be Sunday at the flea market from 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM, and at the Hospitality Tent Sunday evening and Monday morning

  • RIGHT out of Hotel onto HISTORIC DRIVE.
  • LEFT at LIGHT onto PA 741 EAST in 0.5 miles.
Flea Market is at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania on right in 0.3 miles.

Tour check-in
will be Sunday at the flea market from 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM, and at the Hospitality Tent Sunday evening and Monday morning

Tour Registration Fee is $265 for car and driver and $140 for each passenger over 12 years. Fee includes $10 for HCCA National, one tour banner, one hat, Sunday evening welcome BBQ, admission to included museums and attractions, and three lunches for the driver and registered passengers. We will again be making a video of the tour!

Thursday evening Banquet is $25 per person.

Single day passenger registration is $40 per day. - Please Specify Day(s)

National Flea Market, Sunday, May 19, 2019

Flea Market is for pre-1942 cars and parts

Flea market space will be $10 before May 1, $20 after.

Spaces will be about 15 ft. X 30 ft. If you have three items or less and are registered for the tour, you can place parts on the BBC table at Clay Green's space as long as they are priced. No charge for this! Flea market opens at 9:00 AM. If you are pulling your trailer to the flea market - you will need to reserve 2 spaces.

Commercial vendors must have a current Pennsylvania sales tax certificate to sell merchandise (just like Hershey!). Incidental vendors, cleaning out the garage, once a year, one day only, do not. If you need to obtain a sales tax number please contact us.

Bring your pre 16 car Sunday for one of the largest displays of pre 16 cars on the East Coast. No charge for display cars. Only pre 1916 cars for display please.

National Tour May 20 - 23

4 Days of Brass-Era Touring Start Monday, May 20th with the National and continue through Thursday, May 23, 2019, for pre '16 cars

Tour is limited to the FIRST EIGHTY-FIVE (85) cars, there will be a waiting list. You will NOT be considered registered until we receive your check!

Our mission is to have fun, the tentative plan for 2019:

We will have a hospitality area (tent) at the Clarion Inn Strasburg with soda, chips and goodies all week


Sunday, May 19
Registration Pick-Up at Flea Market
Flea Market and car display at Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania
Evening BBQ and Band, Court Yard of the Fireside/Clarion
Monday, May 20
Coffee Stop at Montessori Country Day School
Lunch included in Morgantown
Tour Classic Auto Mall
Ice Cream stop on way back to hotel
Dinner on your own
Tuesday, May 21
Coffee Stop
Real Amish Farm Experience
Lunch Included
Dinner on your own
Evening Program - Bob Ladd on the Dawn of the Automotive Age
Wednesday, May 22
Coffee Stop
Visit to Historic Lititz, PA
Lunch on your own in Lititz
Evening Cruise to Ruby Tuesday
Gaslight Tour
Thursday, May 23
Coffee Stop at Historic Cornwall Manor
Visit to Historic Schaefferstown
Lunch Included
Isaac Meier Homestead
Closing Banquet Fireside
Banquet, Thursday, May 23, 2019.
The banquet will be a buffet at the Fireside Tavern adjacent to the hotel. Cost is $25 per person
Mailing for next year

If you submit these forms, you will be on the mailing list next year. No need to call or email to check. Trust us! Please inform us of any email changes.

If you do NOT want a paper mailing next year, i.e. get ONLY email forms, check the box on the tour registration form

Note for Waiting List:
If your registration is received after we hit 85 cars, we will contact you to confirm you want to be included on the waiting list. As cancellations occur, we will confirm acceptance and process payment
for more details.