DATE CHANGE – “Driving Miss Daffodil” has been changed to Sunday, April 18th at 8AM.

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The Audrain Automobile Museum in partnership with Newport Daffodil Days will host the 7th Annual Audrain Automobile Museum Daffodil Parade, known as “Driving Miss Daffodil”. This is an opportunity to celebrate the 1,200,000 daffodils that have been planted throughout the City of Newport during the Daffodil Days Festival. Decorate your vehicle! Prizes will be awarded to the “best-dressed” car including a private tour of the Audrain Car Storage Facility. The route is approximately 10 miles and set to take 45 minutes to drive. The parade will conclude on Bellevue Avenue in front of the Audrain Automobile Museum at which point participants are free to disperse.

April 18th 2021

Cost: $50.00 per vehicle. The registration will cover permits, licenses, police escorts and all other associated costs. Remaining funds will be split between the Newport Daffodil Days Organization and the Audrain Automobile Museum.

Participants will receive:

  • Free admission to the Audrain Automobile Museum (guest passes redeemable within 1 year of the parade)

  • A $10 voucher to La Forge Casino Restaurant

There are only 50 spots available!

Please review their COVID-19 safety plan and check www.reopeningri.com for any updates on local and state regulations.

As the health and safety of all staff, volunteers, and participants is of the Museum’s upmost importance they ask that everyone review and adhere to the following safety measures. 

  • All participants must review and sign off the COVID-19 Screening Tool – copies will be emailed 24 hours prior to the event.

  • All participants must maintain a 6-foot distance between themselves sand other parties.

  • All participants must wear a face mask whenever outside of their vehicle and/or interacting with members outside of their party.

  • All participants must provide contact information to the Audrain Automobile Museum should the need arise to contact participants due COVID-19 exposure.


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