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Hunt Valley Horsepower’s Special Gathering for Toys For Tots

  • Hunt Valley Towne Centre 118 Shawan Rd Cockeysville, MD, 21030 United States (map)

Date:  Saturday, October 15

Time:  8:00 AM - 10:00 AM; Show vehicles can enter the coned area starting at 7:00 AM. Arrive early!  Rain or shine. (The weather report is looking solid!)

Location:  Hunt Valley Towne Centre (118 Shawan Road, Cockeysville, MD) in the parking area that features the former Joe's Crab Shack (soon to be Iron Rooster); There is space for ~600 automobiles in the main parking area and ample spectator and overflow parking.

Automobiles:  All marques and all generations are invited to participate. You'll see classic, luxury and exotic cars, hot rods, race cars, off-road trucks, military vehicles and many classifications in between. 

Donations:  New toys from bicycles to Matchboxes to board games to soccer balls to stuffed animals to dolls to remote control cars and everything in between were donated over the past three years. All donations (boxed and sealed if applicable) of new toys are appreciated! Seek out the event tent in the former Joe’s Crab Shack parking area to place your donations. SSgt Valentine and 3 volunteer Marines - and their Humvee - will be on hand to assist with gathering donations.

Cannot Attend?:  If you cannot attend on October 15 but desire to make a toy donation, Rosso Service at 132B Industry Lane, Suite 10 in Forest Hill, MD has stepped up as a toy donation drop-off location. Head to for hours of operation.  

Food & Drink:  Peets Coffee, Panera, Chick-fil-A and Wegmans will be open at 6:00 AM. Subway opens at 8:00 AM.

Admission:  As always, it’s free for show cars and spectators! 

Notes:  You are encouraged to review Hunt Valley Horsepower's on-site guidelines at

For more info on last year’s Special Gathering for Toys For Tots -

Bring the family!  Inform your club!  See you on October 15!