Memorial Day Weekend Car Shows

May 21, 2013

Here are a few hot rod get-togethers planned for this Memorial Day weekend…Send information regarding car shows, cruises and other hotrod and classic car events to

May 24-26, 2013: 30th Annual Mid-America Street Rod Nationals Plus, Ozark Empire Fairgrounds in Springfield, Mo. More than 2,000 street rods, customs, muscle cars and street machines will take part. The event includes a swap meet and Women’s World. For more information, visit

May 24-26: 23rd Annual Springfield Swap Meet and Car Show, Clark County Fairgrounds in Springfield, Ohio. Largest swap meet in Midwest with more than 4,000 vendor spaces and a special vintage racing exhibit. For more information, visit

May 24-26 at KKOA Leadhead and Gearhead Stomp, Pfiffner Pioneer Park in Stevens Point, Wis. Open to all 1964 and older customs, hot rods, dragsters, restored/mint U.S. vehicles. Awards will be presented. For more information, visit or email John at

May 25, 2013: Quaker Steak & Lube Late Spring Car & Truck Show, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Pinellas Park, Fla. Features 21 classes of cars from 1900 to present. Eighty-one awards will be presented. For more information, visit or email

May 25, 2013: American Heritage Car Show, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Grape Day Park in Escondito, Calif. Open to all pre-1974 vintage, classic, muscle and hot rod cars. Features awards, raffle, disc jockey, vendors, refreshments and pancake breakfast. Event honors racer and builder Dennis Macdonald and benefits Escondido History Center. For more information, contact 760-743-8207.

May 25, 2013: Wienerschnitzel Cruise Nite, 4 p.m. at 807 W. Lacey Blvd., Hanford, CA. Classic hot rods, raffles, and 1950s and ’60s music. Event coordinators will collect canned goods and nonperishable items. For more information, call 584-9769 or email Terry Fellows at

May 26, 2013: 48th Annual Fallbrook Vintage Car Club Car Show, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Potter Jr. High School in Fallbrook, Calif. Featuring Lincolns of the 50s and 60s with more than 300 cars, swap meet and food. For more information, visit

May 26, 2013: 39th Annual All Studebaker Car Show and Parts Exchange, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at La Palma Park, Calif. All Studebakers welcome. Features Studebaker parts vendors, food court. A portion of proceeds will benefit Orangewood Children’s Home. For more information, contact Gordon at 714-835-0249.