The Mustang turns 55 next April 17th ,2019. There is no MCA party planned and as of June 2018, no Mustangs Across America Drive planned.
MOM . Mustang Owners Museum next to Charlotte Motor Speedway is having a grand opening party April 15-20 in Concord (Charlotte) NC.
MOM is also having a Drive Across America starting April 6 in Seattle, WA and arriving April 15 in Concord. The route goes south thru California and east on the old Route 66. Side trips to Grand Canyon from Williams on I-40, Big Texan steakhouse in Amarillo, Graceland in Memphis and a final 11 mile 30 mph run thru tale of the Dragon at Deals Gap before wheels down in Charlotte.
Hotels are booking up fast in Canton and Charlotte. If you even think you may go you need to reserve a room now with cancel free if you can’t go.
Packet pickups will be available Apr 15-18. Apr 16 there will be a welcome party at Cabarrus brewing at 6 p.m. Apr17 there will be a banquet at the Cabarrus Arena about 10 miles from the CMS. The museum will be open every day. Some of the cars featured are the Ronster and some George Barris modded mustangs.
Hotel HQ is Hampton INN at Exit 49 on I 85. It is totally booked as are 7 other hotels at that exit. I am staying at Quality INN at Exit 58. The HQ hotel is 3 miles from CMS My hotel at 1601Concord is about 8 miles from CMS on I 85. Right now I plan on arriving 15th and leaving on 18th or 19th. They will have OPEN Track for $300 and parade laps Saturday, but I am not interested in that. There will also be two more banquets, one Friday night and one Saturday night.
Registration is available on their website, and refunds will be given up until 15 March if you can’t go. Also available are T shirts and a 1/64 souvenir car if you do that stuff.