15th Annual Hot Wheels Collectors Nationals: Lexington, KY
Gary Barnum 12-18-2014
You may think of horses when you think of Lexington, Kentucky, but it will be more about horsepower when the 15th Annual Hot Wheels Collectors Nationals comes to town! Get your tickets now and meet us there.
What: 15th Annual Hot Wheels® Collectors Nationals When: Wednesday, March 25 – Sunday, March 29, 2015 Where: Hyatt Regency Lexington – Lexington, KY Info: Click here to purchase tickets or for more information.
The Nationals is the best place to meet other collectors from all over the world and swap stories and Hot Wheels. Included with your Nationals ticket are autograph sessions with special guest former Hot Wheels designer Howard Rees and others, room-to-room trading, and more. The Charity Auction on Friday night at 6:15 p.m. featuring all kinds of special merchandise (including some unique items donated by Mattel!), and the Silent Auction.
You want to get the most out of your Nationals experience, right? Here are some optional special events (Please note that you need to buy additional specific tickets in advance for these.):
- “Evening with Larry Wood” Dinner: Enjoy this special dinner with legendary designer “Mr. Hot Wheels” Larry Wood. He will be honored on Thursday night, March 26. Dinner guests will receive a souvenir dinner car (produced by Mattel, limited to no more than 1,500 pieces), t-shirt, pin, and more. Seats are limited and going fast, so get yours early!
- HWC Vending Machine: It’s loaded with great Hot Wheels stuff! You’ll want to sign up for as many pulls as you can.
Your good time can contribute to a good cause, too! Just like the special events above, you’ll need to get your tickets for these optional events in advance. And when you do, you help benefit the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.
- Button Bingo
- No-Limit Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament
- Hot Wheels Convention Mania Game
Tickets are $70 each ($75 if purchased online) and good for all five days. Ticket sales will end March 6 or when the last ticket is sold, whichever occurs first. Get your tickets by mail or online – click here for all the details.
This event is produced by Collectors Events Unlimited, LLC under license from Mattel.