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The Great Willys Picnic
The Great Willys Picnic, Show and Swap Meet

CANCELED for 2020 from 9 am - 4 pm at the Wanamaker, Kempton & Southern Railroad
located in Kempton, Pennsylvania

It's time to plan for the 21st annual Great Willys Picnic, Car Show and Swap Meet, the largest Willys event in the Northeast. All vehicles are welcome: stock, modified, projects, CJs, Wagons, Trucks, Jeepsters, Military, Cars and even GPWs! Pre-1970 Willys vehicles are eligible to win door prizes and great Raffles are available for everyone. The Jeep Field is open for showing all more modern Jeeps. There is plenty of space for selling your spare parts in the swap meet area. Bring your Willys memorabilia and interesting parts for show and tell. Be sure to arrive early to have enough time to see all the Jeeps before the door prize winners are announced at 3:00 PM. Bring your own picnic lunch or purchase food at the refreshment stand. This event goes on Rain or Shine.

The Picnic will be held on the grounds of the Wanamaker, Kempton Southern Railroad located in the scenic village of Kempton, Pennsylvania. This is a great setting to display our classic Willys vehicles, as well as entertainment for the entire family. Also on-site is the Schuykill & Lehigh Model Railroad Club's HO model train display.

As always the Willys Picnic, Show and Swap is free. Plan to take the optional train ride for a very reasonable fee. Click here for directions to the RR

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Other Willys Jeep Events

Be sure to attend the Annual Mason-Dixon Willys Jeep Gathering
in October at Union Mills Homestead, Westminster, MD 21158.
Find out more at Jeep Chasm.

The Annual Willys Jeep Reunions & Swap Meets


The Colorado Fall Color Tour in September
For more information see the discussions on The CJ-2A Page Forums

Prior Willys Picnic Photographs

Photos of the 2016 picnic here

Photos of the 2015 Picnic here

Photos of the 2014 Picnic here

Photos of the 2013 Picnic here

Photos of the 2012 Picnic here

Photos of the 2011 Picnic here

Photos of The 2010 Great Willys Picnic

Click here for 2009 photos.

Times Union newspaper article.

Click here for a couple photos from 2008.

Click here for some 2007 photos

Click here for a few photos from 2006.

Click here to see the May/June 2007 Low-Range Magazine article featuring The Great Willys Picnic.


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