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Rods n' Rockets Moves To Port Canaveral Today

COCOA BEACH, Florida — The Rods n’ Rockets 2012 will take place in Cocoa Beach, Merritt Island, and Port Canaveral, Florida on October 12-14, 2012. This event follows last year’s Hot Rod Power Tour.

On Friday, participants gathered at the Rods n’ Rockets 2012 car show at Kennedy Space Center in Merritt Island, Florida from noon to 6 p.m.

After the Kennedy Space Center car show, the classic cars moved to downtown Cocoa Beach from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. The downtown Cocoa Beach event was headquartered at Slow and Low BBQ with cruise spots at Juice n’ Java, Coconuts on the Beach, and Rum Runners.

On Saturday, October 13, 2012, the 2012 Rods n’ Rockets car show moves to The Cove at Port Canaveral from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Port Canaveral event will have Muscle Cars, Hot Rods, and Street Trucks on display along with a Family Fun Zone.

After the Port Canaveral car show, a Saturday Night Drive In will be held at Ron Jon Surf Shop in Cocoa Beach, Florida from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

On Sunday, October 14, 2012, the 2012 Rods n’ Rockets car show resumes at The Cove at Port Canaveral from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. An Awards Ceremony follows from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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