The City Council recognized the Santa Clarita Swap Meet at their meeting Tuesday, with a certificate celebrating 50 years of operation.
The Swap Meet has been operating since 1963, and currently uses the grounds of the Saugus Speedway, which was purchased by William Bonelli in 1937 and is still owned by his grandchildren.
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On Sunday, April 21 they will be hosting a 50th Anniversary celebration from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be live music provided by 1960s tribute band Retro Station.
There will also be performances by students from Golden Valley High School and Fenton Charter School, and a 1948 antique fire truck provided by KHTS, fun raffle prizes including a 42” flat screen television, and all the usual local vendors and food trucks.
KHTS will also be broadcasting live from the swap meet.
The Santa Clarita Swap Meet operates every Tuesday and Saturday from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Sunday from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is free on Tuesday and Saturday and $1.50 for customers 12 and older on Sunday.
Parking is free everyday.
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