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Car Shows

CAR SHOW LISTINGS UPDATED 1/5/2023

2023 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS:

JAN 2023:

JAN 6-8: CHATTANOOGA TN: Chattanooga O’Reilly World of Wheels: Event being held at the Chattanooga Conventio Center located at 1 Carter Plaza. It’s the Super Bowl of cars shows and great family fun. See custom cars, trucks, motorcycles and more. Check dates and times for celebrities and events happening during the show. For more info go to www.worldofwheels.net or https://www.facebook.com/worldofwheelsautoshow/

JAN 7: Lebanon TN: 12th Annual Tennessee Motorama: Event being held at the Wilson County Fairgrounds, 945 E. Baddour Pkwy. All indoor show! Rain or Shine! Open to all year models. New & used parts, Swap meet, New parts & vendors. Entry Show Vehicles $25.00. For more information call Tommy “Scooter” Williams 615-364-1828. 

JAN 7-8: Knoxville TN: 39th Annual Cabin Fever Car & Motorcycle Show: For Pre-2000 Cars Only!! Will be held at the Knoxville Expo Center, 5441 Clinton Hwy. Setup Friday, 8:00am – 4:00pm. Doors open to the public from 5:00pm – 8:00pm. Car & Motorcycle Show continues on: Saturday, January 7th, 8:00am – 8:00pm, then on Sunday, January 8th, 8:00am – 4:00pm. Admission $10.00, Children under 12 free.  

JAN 14: MURFREESBORO TN: C/10 CLUB CRUISE TO BUC-EE’S: OK, we’re going to try to repeat the fun we had a few weeks ago cruising to Crossville. If you enjoy driving the truck you built then this will be a good time. 12-2 at the Buc’ee’s in Athens, AL. We will meet at the Walmart in Murfreesboro at the intersection of Hwy 231 and Joe B. Jackson Pkwy at 930am. We will go south on Hwy 231 and hit Hwy 431 in Fayetteville and then enter Alabama. We’ll snake our way around and arrive at Buc’ee’s around 12. I can’t promise the same “escort” we had in October that kept us altogether, but I’ll try my best. For more info go to https://www.facebook.com/groups/1604756983132330/ 

JAN 21-22: LOUISVILLE KY: BLUEGRASS WORLD OF WHEELS CUSTOM CAR SHOW:  Event being held at the Kentucky State Fairgrounds Expostion center, in the north wing, located off I-65. 10am – 10pm Saturday and 10am – 6pm Sunday. Over $10,000 in ISCA Cash, Awards & Prizes, 5 Best Awards, 12 Outstanding Awards, 6 Best Display Awards, Bourbon Select 6 Award (6, $250 Award Winners) & Bluegrass Award — Best of Show (1, $1000 Award Winner). For more info, entry forms or vendor forms contact Ron Rawlins at 502-558-9653 or rrawlins1937@gmail.com or go to https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100071192576230 or https://www.facebook.com/events/419199153045968/

JAN 21-22: WHITE PINES TN: 9TH ANNUAL WINTER ANGEL EXPO 2023: Live Music Saturday, Vendors, Trophies, Silent Auction, 50/50, Dash Plaques for First 100 Cars, Door Prizes. Spectators $5. Children Under 12 Free.  Pre-Registration $25. Day of Show $30.  Times, Sat 9am-8pm. Sun 10am-2pm. Location Great Smoky Mountain Expo Center 1615 Pavilion Drive, White Pines.  Additional Information Dick 937-403-1799, Ken 423-277-0816, Wes 423-353-3755 

JAN 27-29: GRAY TN: PERFORMANCE AUTOMOTIVE SWAP MEET: Large Selection of New & Used Parts, Oval Track, Frag Race, Muscle Car, Street Car.  Additional Information raceproductions@aol.com 321-264-0408 Location Appalachian Fairground

FEB 2023:

FEB 3-5: BIRMINGHAM AL: Birmingham O’Reilly World of Wheels: Event being held at the Birminghan Jefferson Convention Center located at 2100 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd. It’s the Super Bowl of cars shows and great family fun. See custom cars, trucks, motorcycles and more. Check dates and times for celebrities and events happening during the show. For more info go to www.worldofwheels.net or https://www.facebook.com/worldofwheelsautoshow/

FEB 5: Nashville TN: 34th Stones River AACA Swap Meet: Event being held at the Nashville Fairgrounds. Times: 6:30am – 3:00pm. It’s that time of year again! Get your indoor space before it’s all gone. Call Tommy to get your space reserved. 615-631-3004. For more info go to https://www.facebook.com/events/1224847088373283/

MAR 2023:

MAR 11-12: Louisville KY: 56th ANNUAL KYANA AUTO SWAP MEET: Event being heldat the KY Fair & Exposition Center located at 937 Phillips Lane. This is the largest indoor swap meet in the US with over a quarter million square feet under roof. A few vendors spots are still available. Call Maureen at 502-619-2917 to reserve your space. Doors open at 8:00am both day. Admission: Adults $10.00 per day, Children under 12 free. For additional information, visit http://www.kyanaswapmeet.com/ or https://www.facebook.com/people/Kyana-Swap-Meet/100040071417169/

2023 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS:

JAN 2023:

JAN 7- 8: NOVI MI: 49TH ANNUAL DETROIT SWAP MEET: Mid-West’s Largest and Oldest Indoor Winter Swap Meet. 2 Day Weekend Passes $10. Ladies and Children Under 12 Free. Over 65,000 sq.ft. Indoor Swap Meet Space, Hundreds of Vendor Spots (10×10 space $75.), Concessions/Beverages.  Location 46100 Grand River Ave in Novi.  Times Saturday 8am-5pm/ Sunday 8am-1pm. 

JAN 13-15: CINCINNATI OH: O’Reilly Auto Parts Cavalcade of Customs: Cincinnati’s O’Reilly Auto Parts Cavalcade of Customs returns to the Duke Energy Center January 13-15, 2023! Cincinnati is set to host this year’s must see ISCA/Summit Racing Equipment Championship Finals with competitors from around the country. Two levels of Hot Rods, Customs, Trucks, Motorcycles and more! Discount tickets available at area O’Reilly Auto Parts approximately three weeks prior to the show. Show Hours: Friday 3pm-10pm, Saturday 10am-10pm & Sunday 10am-6pm. Special Guest for 2023 include: Catherine Bach & Tom Wopat from Dukes of Hazzard – Friday 5-9; Jon Moxley, AEW Star Sunday 1-4; Henry Winkler From Happy Days & Legend of Vox Manchina Friday 5-9 & Saturday 11-4; Cindy Williams from American Graffiti & Laverne & Shirley Friday 5-9, Saturday 11-4 & 6-8, Sunday 11-2, Mackinzie Phillips from American Graffiti & One Day at a Time Friday 5-9, Saturday 11-4 & 6-8 Sunday 11-2, Jeff Lutz from Street Outlaws – All Weekend. See www.worldofwheels.com for show information & to enter your vehicle.

FEB 2023:

FEB 24-26: DETROIT MI: 70TH ANNIVERSARY DETROIT AUTORAMA: Home of the RIDLER AWARD! Meguiar’s Detroit Autorama presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts returns to Huntington Place (Cobo) February 24-26, 2023! Enjoy a great weekend of Hot Rods, Customs, Trucks, Motorcycles and more! Don’t miss seeing qualifying cars for the Great 8 presented by BASF as they compete for the Ridler Award presented by Meguiar’s! Discount tickets available at O’Reilly Auto Parts two weeks prior to the show. Show Hours: Friday 12am-10pm, Saturday 9am-10pm & Sunday 10am-7pm. Special Guest and Featured Exhibits will be updated as event dates get closer. See www.autorama.com for information or to enter your vehicle.  

FEB 24-26: MILWAUKEE WI: O’Reilly Auto Parts Milwaukee World of Wheels: Milwaukee’s O’Reilly Auto Parts World of Wheels – February 24-26, 2023 at State Fair Park! See House of Harley-Davidson’s Motorcycle Show presented by Gruber-Law and the Pinstripe Legends Panel Jam and Charity Auction raising funds for Children’s Hospital! Show hours are: Friday 3-9, Saturday 10-9 & Sunday 10-6. Autograph sessions include: Guest Appearances will be announced closer to show dates. See www.worldofwheels.com for show details or to enter your vehicle! It’s all part of the Summit Racing Equipment Show Car Series!

MAR 2023:

MAR 3-5: ROSEMONT (CHICAGO) IL: O’Reilly Auto Parts World of Wheels presented by Denny Guest: Chicago’s O’Reilly Auto Parts World of Wheels presented by South Oak Dodge/Chrysler/Jeep returns to the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center March 3-5, 2023! Come to Rosemont for three days of hot rod fun! See cars competing in hundreds of classes and top show cars competing for the Legend Cup Presented by Clean Tools! The second level of the convention center comes alive on Saturday for a one day display of luxury cars, tuners and JDMs in Tuner Galleria! Show Hours: Friday 3:00-10:00, Saturday 10:00-10:00 & Sunday 10:00-6:00. Special Guest Include: Will be announced as show dates are closer. It’s all part of the Summit Racing Equipment Show Car Series! See www.worldofwheels.com for information or to enter your vehicle. More details coming soon!

MAR 24-26: INDIANAPOLIS IN: O’Reilly Auto Parts World of Wheels presented by Ray Skillman: Indy’s O’Reilly Auto Parts World of Wheels presented by Ray Skillman returns to the Indiana State Fairgrounds March 24-26, 2023! Enjoy a weekend of Hot Rods, Customs, Trucks, Motorcycles and more! Discount tickets available at Indianapolis area O’Reilly Auto Parts store locations approximately three weeks prior to the event. Show Hours: Friday 3pm-8pm, Saturday 10am-8pm & Sunday 10am-6pm. See top show cars competing for Lincoln Tech’s Hoosier Award and the Circle City Award plus Best and Outstanding Awards sponsored by Ivy Tech!

Special Guest include: Danny Koker and Kevin Mack from Count’s Kustoms (Sunday 1-4), More tba as dates get closer! Don’t miss Gauge Magazine’s Lifestyle Hall with Lowriders, Tuners and Mini Trucks plus awesome sound demos, plus the Pinstriper panel jam and charity auction benefiting the Diabetes Youth Foundation of Indiana on Saturday and Sunday. Motorama features sweet traditional rods and customs plus live rockabilly music. See www.worldofwheels.com for full show information or to enter your vehicle.

2023 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS:

JAN 2023:

JAN 8: NORTH LAS VEGAS NV: VEGAS CAR & BIKE SWAP: Buy, sell, trade. New, used, and one-of-a-kind. Vintage, custom, one-off, and antique. British, Japanese, European, and American Big Twin. Dirt, drags, track, and street. You name it—you’ll probably find it at the Vegas Car & Bike Swap. Go here to pre-register and save money by registering online. Online registration closes on Wednesday, November 30th, at midnight. All vendors, whether registered online or paying cash the day of the event, will be granted access on a first come, first served basis, beginning at 7 am. The spectator gate opens @ 8:00 a.m. $10 entry for spectators. Kids under 12 are free. The swap is located at the West Wind Drive-In Theater at 4150 W Carey Ave. For more info go to www.thecycleswap.com

JAN 28: PLANO TX: WHIPS N WINGS 2 YEAR ANNIVERSARY OPEN HOUSE: Location 720 Central Expressway. 5-11pm.

FEB 2023:

FEB 11: FT WORTH TX: FORT WORTH MOTORCYCLE EXPO & SWAP MEET: Live Band, Door Prizes, Beer.  Vendor Setup Friday Feb 10 2- 8p.m. Saturday Set up 6-8a.m. $100. For 10×10 Location Will Rogers Memorial Center Exhibits Building 3481 W. Lancaster Ave. 

FEB 17-19: TUSLA OK: DARRYL STARBIRDS NATIONAL 59TH ANNUAL ROD & CUSTOM SHOW THE NEXT GENERALTION: Largest Indoor Car Show in the US.  Over 1,000. Exotic Customs & Hot Rods.  Go for the Gold $10K Cash Award. Legends Tribute Honoring the Most Renowned Customizers & Their Creations, Outdoor Cool Car Corral. Demolition Derby.  For Entry & Vendor Information 918-409-8966 or 316-655-7888 @starbirdcarshows on Facebook

FEB 17-19: DALLAS TX: O’Reilly Auto Parts Dallas Autorama: The O’Reilly Auto Parts Autorama – Dallas Market Hall February 17-19, 2023! Enjoy a weekend of Customs, Hot Rods, Trucks, Motorcycles and more! Guest scheduled to appear: Guest will be announced as show dates get closer. Discount tickets available at Dallas area O’Reilly Auto Parts Stores approximately 30 days prior to show. Show Hours: Friday 3pm-8pm, Saturday 10am-8pm & Sunday 10am-6pm. Visit www.autorama.com for more information or to enter your vehicle.

FEB 24-26: CONROE TX: LONE STAR THROWDOWN 2023: Event being held at the Lone Star Expo Center & Montgomery County Fairgrounds located at 9255 Airport Road. Show Vehicle Check-In Hours: Thursday: Noon-8pm, Friday: 8am-5pm, Saturday: 8am-5pm & Sunday: 8am-Noon. Spectator Hours: Friday: 8am-5pm, Saturday: 8am-5pm & Sunday: 8am-5pm. Awards: Top 100 Awards, Best Of Awards & Cash Giveaways. No trailers inside show grounds. No glass. No pets. No golfcarts/ATVs/Side by Side. No burnouts. No bands/DJs. No stock vehicles. All BBQ pits must have a fire extinguisher. Tents bigger than 20’x20′ must have city permit. Show vehicle registration is $80 and includes (2) weekend wristbands. Spectator weekend wristbands are $20. For more info go to https://www.lonestarthrowdown.com/show-info/

MAR 2023:

MAR 3-5: SALT LAKE CITY UT: Autorama – Salt Lake City: Utah’s O’Reilly Auto Parts Autorama returns to Salt Lake City March 3-5, 2023!

Join us for a great weekend of hot rods, lowriders, truck, motorcycles and more at the Mountain America Expo Center. Friday 3:00-9:00, Saturday 10:00-9:00& Sunday 10:00-6:00. Discount tickets are available at O’Reilly Auto Parts approximately three weeks prior to the show. For more information, see https://autorama.com/attend/salt-lake-city/ or to enter your vehicle

It’s all part of the Summit Racing Equipment Show Car Series.

MAR 10-12: OMAHA NE: O’Reilly Auto Parts World of Wheels – Omaha: Omaha’s O’Reilly Auto Parts World of Wheels returns to the CHI Health Convention Center March 10-12, 2023! Enjoy a weekend of great hot rods, customs, trucks and more. Plus, the Gravity Falls Valve Cover Racing for kids all weekend! Guest Autograph Sessions include: Danny Koker & Kevin Mack from Count’s Kustoms Sunday (time tba). More info available soon. Discount tickets available at O’Reilly Auto Parts. There is a $1.50 facility fee added to tickets sold at the CHI Health Convention Center. Show Hours: Friday 3pm-9pm, Saturday 10am-9pm & Sunday 10am-6pm. See www.worldofwheels.com for information or to enter your vehicle

MAR 10-12: KANSAS CITY MO: O’Reilly Auto Parts World of Wheels – Kansas City: KC’s O’Reilly Auto Parts World of Wheels returns to Bartle Hall March 10-12, 2023! Enjoy a weekend of Hot Rods, Customs, Trucks, Lowriders, Motorcycles and more! Meet special guest: To be announced. Discount tickets available at O’Reilly Auto Parts approximately three weeks prior to the show. Show Hours: Friday 3pm-9pm, Saturday 10am-9pm & Sunday 10am-6pm. See www.worldofwheels.com for the latest information or to enter your vehicle.

2023 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS:

JAN 2023:

JAN 8: LONG BEACH CA: LONG BEACH HI-PERFORMANCE SWAP MEET: This outdoor event has become world renowned for its content of antique, vintage, classic, and high-performance cars and parts for sale at bargain prices. The swap meet is a must visit for hot rod, muscle car, street rod, classic car and truck enthusiasts. The Long Beach Swap Meet has been featured on such television shows as Monster Garage, Popular Hot Roding TV, and NHRA Drag Racing Today. HOURS: 6 am to 1 pm. ADMISSION: Spectators $9 per person. PARKING: Free general parking. For more info or to be a vendor go to www.longbeachhiposwapmeet.com or call 800-762-9785

JAN 15: POMONA CA:  POMONA SWAP MEET & CLASSIC CAR SHOW: George Cross & Sons, presents the West Coast’s Largest Pomona Swap Meet & Classic Car Show at the Fairplex. You’ll find over 2,500 vendor spaces full of hard to find car parts and accessories at low swap meet prices. Thousands of original and restored Corvettes, Porsches, Street Rods, Volkswagens and pre-1985 Classic Cars will be on display and for sale. Hours: 5am to 2pm, rain or shine, we swap. Admission $10.00 per adult, children 12 and under, FREE. Contact: 714-538-7091 or www.pomonaswapmeet.com

JAN 21: BUENA PARK CA: 15TH ANNUAL JEFF’S FUN RUN: Event being held at Ken Grody Ford located at 6211 Beach Blvd. Event starts at 8am. Ovder 200 hot rods & motorcycles. The #1 way to kick off the New Year. Open to all vehicles. Rain or shine. Entry fee is $40.00. Online entries must be completed by Dec 17th to recive free t-shirt. Register online at www.jeff’sfunrun.com. All confirmations will be emailed. Plenty of parking at the end of the run.

JAN 21: SALINAS CA: CLASSICS & CONCHAS: NEW DATE! Event beng held at DEADEND Headquarters located at 60 Mararin St. Event runs from 8am – 12noon. Free coffie & conchaswhile supply lasts. For more info and updates chck out the DEADEND Magazne IG page.

JAN 22: STOCKTON CA: STOCKTON CAR SHOW & SWAP MEET: California mark your calendars for 2023 we start out the year in Stockton January 22nd Northern Californias first Auto Swap meet & Car Show of the year. Event being held at the San Joaquin Fairgrounds. For all the info call 209-948-5307. Follow us on Instagram Sjvautoswapmeets or go to https://www.facebook.com/StocktonSwapMeet/

JAN 27-29:  PALM SPRINGS CA: PARADISE ROAD CLASSIC CAR & MOTORCYCLE SHOW: Location 701 E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs. Moe info to come.

JAN 28: IRWINDALE CA: 2ND MOONEYES NEW YEARS PARTY 2023 CAR SHOW, DRAG RACE: Vendors, Live Bands, Pin Up Contest, Pinstripe.  72 and Older.  Location Irwindale Speedway (no Colors).

JAN 28-29: TURLOCK CA: 56TH ANNUAL TURLOCK SWAP MEET: Classic Cars for Sale.  Location Stanislaus County Fairgrounds, 900 N. Broadway.  Times 7am-5pm. on Saturday 7a.m-3p.m Sunday.  Admission $20. Children Under 12 Free. 

FEB 2023:

FEB 2: UPLAND CA: STOKERS HOT ROD FACTORY ALL DAY OPEN HOUSE:  It’s our annual GNRS Open House. Event runs from 8am – ?? Event being held at 1663 West 9th St. For more info call 909-920-6797

FEB 3-5: POMONA CA: GRAND NATIONAL ROADSTER SHOW: 73rd Grand National Roadster Show: The Grand National Roadster Show is now in its 73rd year. Once known as the Oakland Roadster Show, it is the longest running indoor car show in the world! Produced at the Fairplex in Pomona for the 19th consecutive year. This year will feature a huge number of new builds, debuts, exhibitors, and of course the AMBR and Slonaker competitions. Over 500 show vehicles will compete for awards inside the Fairplex buildings. Another 400-800 vehicles will join the event Saturday & Sunday for the 16th Annual Grand Daddy Drive-In. For more info go to www.rodshows.com or https://www.facebook.com/grandnationalroadstershow

FEB 3-5: POMONA CA: GRAND DADDY DRIVE IN: This is event is part of the annual GRAND NATIONAL ROADSTER SHOW. The Grand Daddy Drive-In is the outdoor portion of the GNRS. This 3-day event is for those who want to participate in the GNRS but may not want to leave their vehicle indoors for four days. Come for one day or all three days. The Grand Daddy Drive-In is open Hot Rods, Classics, Muscle Cars and trucks; no Motorcycles allowed. All vehicles must be driven into the event. Participants will receive an entry for two people into the event (additional passengers will need to secure their own admission), a goodie bag, and without a doubt, the best parking spot on the grounds. In addition, several magazines, including Modern Rodding, All Chevy Performance and Classic Truck Performance, will make Editor’s Pick awards as well as other picks by sponsors and VIP’s. Come out and join us to see 800-1000 cars parked throughout the Fairplex grounds. For more info or to enter go to www.rodshows.com

FEB 12: VENTURA CA: 17TH ANNUAL DAVID MANN CHOPPERFEST: NEW DATE – RESCHEDULED FROM DEC 11th: Motorcycle Art and Culture Show.  Time 8am-4pm. Location Ventura County Fairgrounds www.chopperfestival.com

FEB 25: GALT CA: GALT AUTO SWAP MEET & CAR SHOW: Mark your calendars for Saturday, February 25, 2023 Galt Auto swap meet & car show great venue  Galt market grounds Centrally located between Stockton and Sacramento right off of Highway 99 home to one of northern California’s biggest weekday markets. Turn those old parts into cash, swap meet spaces are only $20. 10 x 30‘ on pavement. For all the info call 209-948-5307. Follow us on Instagram Sjvautoswapmeets or go to https://www.facebook.com/StocktonSwapMeet/

2023 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS:

JAN 2023:

JAN 20-22: ALLENTOWN PA: 34TH ANNUAL AUTO MANIA: Event being held at The Allentown Fairgrounds located at 302 N 17th St. Friday: 12PM- 9PM, Saturday: 9AM- 6PM, Sunday: 9AM- 3PM. Daily Fri- Sun: $10, Kids 12 and Under FREE. For more than 30 years Auto Mania has been Pennsylvania’s largest indoor heated automotive Flea Market. The 200+ spaces showcase parts, literature, services, new products, memorabilia items, tires, accessories, car care products, sheet metal, rubber & weather stripping, tools, collectibles and so much more. For more information on Auto Mania & to buy your discounted admission tickets, visit https://carlisleevents.com/events/events-detail/index?id=auto+mania or go to  Social: https://www.facebook.com/AutoManiaAutomotiveMarket

JAN 20-22: PITTSBURGH PA: MaxMotive World of Wheels presented by NAPA Auto Parts: Pittsburgh’s MAXmotive World of Wheels presented by NAPA Auto Parts returns to the David L. Lawrence Convention Center January 20-22, 2023! Enjoy a weekend of Customs, Hot Rods, Trucks, Motorcycles and more! Discount tickets available at area NAPA Auto Parts. Show Hours Friday 3:00-9:00, Saturday 10:00-9:00 & Sunday 10:00-6:00. See the 50th Anniversary Zinger display and the 3X NHRA Triple A Funny Car plus the Milner ’32 from American Graffiti! Special Guest include: Superstars of the 70s: Henry Winkler (Happy Days), Cindy Williams (Laverne & Shirley/American Graffiti) and Mackenzie Phillips (One Day at a Time/American Graffiti) all on Friday 5-9, Saturday 11-4 & 6-8 and Sunday 11-2; Jeff Lutz from Street Outlaws all weekend, 3X NHRA Funny Car Champ Robert Hight on Saturday from 1-2 ; Dee Snider from Twisted Sister on Saturday from 1-5 (Free autographed photos provided on site. A fee of $200 for any/all musical gear and $40 for posters, records, cds, dolls, etc. will be charged) See www.worldofwheels.com for complete information or to enter your vehicle.

FEB 2023:

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