The Miss America pageant has included as many as 10 days of events, including parades such as this one in 1998, drawing tourists to Atlantic City's shore in the vacation lull after the Labor Day weekend every September through 2005. Next September, Atlantic City resumes its host status.
Miss Alabama Deidre Downs react after being named Miss America 2005 as outgoing Miss Ericka Dunlap place the crown duirng Miss America Pageant at Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, N.J.Saturday September 18, 2004. (Photo By Scott E. Stetzer / The Press of Atlantic City/)
Sept. 8-12, 1925. A ticket for the National Beauty Tournament Bathers Revue Rolling Chair Parade for the Miss America Pageant 1926. Historical Photo archive
1923. Miss America 1924, Ruth Malcomson of Philadelphia, sits in her new car. Historical Photo archive