LODGING DISCOUNTS: Currently, SIX preferred lodging facilities are booking rooms for MustangFest. Pre-registrants receive a LODGING VALIDATION CODE within 24 hrs. after PayPal checkout. For those mailing checks, their registration number is assigned the day we receive their check at the post office. In 2009, we had several last-minute cancellations from Oklahoma due to weather, so now ONLY pre-registered participants get the MustangFest DISCOUNT rates on Mustang Island. Each registrant has a one-unit limit at these rates, and the savings are severe. Those who stay at The Dunes in a luxury condo get 10% OFF their already off-peak rates, saving you enough to buy lunch or a pair of tickets to the MustangFest LIVE Dinner Show on Saturday night. Those of you who stay at Plantation Suites in a deluxe Double Queen suite will get $40.00 OFF each weekend night, for a savings of $80.00 - that's enough to PAY FOR YOUR PRE-REGISTRATION and have money left over! Seasonal rate at Plantation Suites is $109/night (sleeps 4 in two queen beds), but MustangFest registrants get $69/night - that's cheaper per person than many Motel 6® locations! For 2012, we have added additional lodging facilities. Some of our hotel properties FILLED UP to 100% OCCUPANCY! This year, the place to be in early October is MustangFest - get your registration in NOW. — Not just a show... It's a Destination.TM


VEHICLE SECURITY: We will have police on the Circle Of Stangs™ from HIGH NOON until 5:00pm, when the roadways are re-opened to thru traffic on Saturday afternoon. Local police officers will be around throughout the day on Saturday. Each lodging facility has lighted parking areas and interior security cameras (also exterior cameras at The Dunes - official Host Club Hotel). Night auditors view the security cameras at intervals determined by the property manager. As with all road trips in your Mustang, use the same caution you would in your own hometown. Because of the value of many of the vehicles, we will ask the Port Aransas Police Department to apply special attention to our lodging facilities on Friday and Saturday night. As always, YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE for your vehicle - lock all doors, do not leave valuables in sight and arm your car alarm if you have one. Mustang Island has a very low crime rate, as evidenced by the police blotter in the local newspaper - mostly about party people on the beach, etc. - Mustang Island is a great place to enjoy MustangFest in October... and a great place to ‘Mustang vacation‘ — year 'round!


CRUISE & EVENT ITINERARY: - Cruise To MustangFest™: Departs Mustang, OK at 8:00a on Thursday October 4th and arrives San Antonio at 4:58p for an evening of festivities and Mustang display in San Antonio. You may join the cruise at ANY POINT ALONG THE ROUTE — simply turn your HEADLIGHTS ON and engage the cruise from BEHIND. Enjoy FREE lunch in WEST, TEXAS - at SYKORA FAMILY FORD (for Cruise To MustangFest™ participants and their passengers). Expect the lunch stop to include a FREE GRILLED BURGER LUNCH with soft drinks and bottled water, with about one hour for lunch & fueling. You can even shop Mustangs... while you’re there! The following cruise schedule is SUBJECT TO CHANGE, so use this info as a guideline until you receive your MustangFest 2012 Registrant Packet:



WEDNESDAY: (Day 0):


0800 - Arrivals into OKC metro area until 4pm — Oklahoma City/Mustang, Oklahoma

1400 - Show ‘n’ Shine - Advance Auto Parts • 700 S. Broadway • Edmond, OK 73034

1540 - Depart Advance Auto Parts Mini-Cruise to David Stanley Ford - Oklahoma City

1600 - DEALER DISPLAY: David Stanley Ford • I-44 & N. May Ave. • OKC, OK 73112

1630 - Dealer Hospitality at David Stanley Ford • 2800 West Interstate 44 Svc. Road

1700 - AWARD PRESENTATION: David Stanley Ford (Shawn Groff & Thomas Henry)

1800 - Depart DSF • Mini-Cruise to Lake Hefner (no-host sunset dinner at Mama Roja)

1830 - JIM-N-I performs LIVE! Entertainment sponsored by Heartland Mustang Club

2100 - Entertainment ends by 9pm... then lots of rest for tomorrow’s early departure


THURSDAY: (Day 1):


0700 - Optional breakfast • No-host at Boomarang Diner • Please tip your servers

0730 - Driver safety briefing at Boomarang Diner (1400 N. Mustang Road Zip: 73064)

0755 - Transponder goes ON — tracking available online (GPS)

0757 - Cross over Mustang Road to Wild Horse Park & Mustang Chamber by 7:59am

0800 - Depart Mustang, Oklahoma

0839 - Norman, Oklahoma

0916 - Pauls Valley, Oklahoma

0952 - Ardmore, Oklahoma

1031 - Gainesville, Texas

1058 - Denton, Texas

1118 - Texas Motor Speedway (Exit 70)

1130 - Fort Worth, Texas (I-20)

1219 - Hillsboro, Texas

1238 - West, Texas (MEDIA/LUNCH STOP: Sykora Family Ford)

1338 - Depart West, Texas — Thanks for lunch, Sykoras! (1:38p)

1359 - Waco, Texas (1:59p)

1426 - Temple, Texas (2:26p)

1658 - San Antonio, Texas (4:58p) Days Inn (I-35@Toepperwein)

1830 - Jordan Ford: Mustang media stopover, greeting by store staff

1930 - Festivities start for the night - LOCATION: Cowboys Dance Hall


FRIDAY: (Day 2):


1200 - Depart San Antonio (Driver meeting at Cowboys Dance Hall @ 11:30a)

1314 - Safety Rest Stop: Mile Marker 83 (bathroom break, car count) (1:14p)

1438 - Arrive Corpus Christi (Exit 4A) on South Padre Island Drive (2:38p)

1444 - Champion Ford: Mustang media stopover, greeting by store staff (2:44p)

1514 - Depart Corpus Christi (3:14p)

1524 - Arrive onto Mustang Island (3:24p)

1548 - Arrive at Plantation Suites - CHECK-IN (3:48p)

1549 - Reset watches to Island Time (3:49p)


SATURDAY: (Circle of Stangs™ — WILD HORSE ADOPTION & CAR SHOW):


0900 - Show check-in begins (Day-Of-Show registrants line up at south entrance)

1000 - Vendors must be in position by 10am and fully setup by 11am

1100 - Music begins

1100 - Vehicles in position by 11am - gates close to registrants before show starts

1154 - Playing of: “Wake Me Up... When September Ends”

1156 - JUMPERS AWAY — Skydivers leave the airplane carrying the American flag

1159 - Playing of: “Star Spangled Banner” to open the MILE OF MUSTANGS show!

1200 - Show starts at HIGH NOON — Public & media is invited in (free admission)

1200 - Judging begins

1300 - Benefit Auction starts (1:00p)

1500 - Judging ends

1600 - Vendors begin breakdown (4:00p)

1600 - Show ends (4:00p)

1601 - Mustangs begin leaving the circle (all movements supervised by show staff)

1645 - Final policing of show area, trash pickup, inspection for safety of roadways

1700 - Streets open to traffic (5:00p)

2038 - LIVE Dinner Show at 7:38pm (optional, reservations required)


SUNDAY: (Day 4 - Awards & Farewell Party at The Dunes Condos):


0900 - Coffee, juice and snacks (poolside, covered patio/stage)

0930 - Benefit check presentation, awards presentations

1000 - Producer's Farewell Party (you're free to depart for home)

1001 - Playing of “Good Riddance” by Green Day (poolside social)

1200 - MustangFest 2012 officially ends at HIGH NOON


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