By: Staff Reports | Gwinnett Citizen

City of Norcross to Host Italian Car Day on Saturday, November 5

Family-friendly automotive exhibition to include marque awards, raffle and silent auctions, dealer new car demos and more 

Norcross — Celebrating the 20th year of Italian automotive style, the upcoming Italian Car Day in downtown Norcross is an exhibition of the finest, exotic Italian cars and motorcycles!

The event, held on Saturday, November 5 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. in Lillian Webb Park, includes a car show with marque awards, a raffle and silent auction, Italian new car dealer demos and vendor merchandise on display.

Ital Car 2015 6074190Catch a glimpse of Italian cars such as the Alfa Romeo, Ferrari, Fiat, Lamborghini, Lancia, Maserati, DeTomaso Pantera and more. Event patrons are also invited to enjoy all the amenities of downtown Norcross including its dinning merchants.

“We look forward to hosting Italian Car Day in downtown Norcross,” said City of Norcross Mayor Bucky Johnson. “We invite car enthusiasts and families alike to come out and enjoy seeing all of the exciting Italian cars along with all that historic downtown has to offer.”

The Italian Car Day is free to attend and visitor parking will be available in area parking lots and designated streets. Visitors are invited to enjoy lunch at all downtown historic Norcross restaurants. For more information, visit www.aplacetoimagine.com.

About City of Norcross
Incorporated in 1870, the City of Norcross has been very busy securing a solid standing as both an eco-conscious community and world-class art district in the nearly century and a half since. Voted Gwinnett County’s “Best Arts & Cultural Scene” by Gwinnett Magazine, Norcross has become well-known for its unconventional public arts projects. In addition to earning both Gold and Silver Level awards as a “Green Community” from the Atlanta Regional Commission, Norcross has been recognized as a “Best Green Government” by Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful and “Tree City USA” by The Arbor Day Foundation. The Sustainable Norcross Commission has earned regional applause for its efforts to spearhead the City’s local pro-environment practices. The city’s famed tree canopy, 11 parks and more than 31 acres of beautifully maintained public green space serve as popular gathering spaces for residents and visitors alike. A jam-packed calendar of events and eclectic collection of shops and restaurants serve to keep the historic downtown area bustling year-round. Creative souls from all walks of life are encouraged to “come unwind” and enjoy the positive energy that earns Norcross its reputation as “a place to imagine.” 

(October 2016)