Smart Times is the event that gathers smart fans all over the world. This kind of gathering started in Austria 18 years ago, info confirmed by fans from Great Britain, Poland, Germany who we met at the latest party, Smart 20th Birthday Party.
By the way, the 20th Birthday Party was considered by fans as the new Smart Times event. The organizers thought of it only am an anniversary of 20 years since the first Smart was produced (check the Smart Fortwo History).
Smart Times 2001 | Austria. This was the first edition of Smart times, this is all we know other details are not available. A British Smartfan (if you’re reading this, please contact us 🙂 ) that we met in Smartville told us that a group of fans from Austria started the Smart Times events in 2001. Research loading…
Smart Times 2002 | Klagenfurt – Austria 300 Smart cars have reached Klagenfurt on 9th August 2002. The Mayor offered the speech and the welcoming cocktail; Burger King set up a contest to be the World record with 300 Smarts and the newly presented Smart CrossBlade model was available for a drive test.
In 2 days the number of Smart cars had reached 600 and the event went on until the 11th of August 2002. Other activities for the fans included: ridding the boat, a party in Portschach, a safe driving contest and a Smart Goodies Pack offered by the organizers.
Smart Times 2003 | Klagenfurt – Austria 22-24 August event had the motto, Nice to See You. After being accommodated in the parking lots the fans received a welcome cocktail.
The event stage in Lindwurmbrunnen Square was animated by two hosts and the Mayor had his already traditional speech. The crazy contest and modified cars exhibition allowed fans to admire the passion of other fans.
The second day was dedicate to the parade and visiting attractions in the area, including the local Zoo. In the evening Rxtreme Rage movie was projected open air and after the party was animated by Lou Bega.
Read the whole article about Smart Times here.