Mother’s Day Weekend Car Shows & Events Roundup

May 9, 2012

A number of car shows and events are being held this Mother’s Day Weekend that will give your shop the ability to show off your best work, connect with new customers and support local organizations, including the 20th Annual Boardwalk Nationals and Carlisle Performance & Style. Information on these and nine additional car shows is listed below. More shows and events will be posted on Hotrod & Restoration‘s Twitter throughout the week.

The 20th Annual Boardwalk Nationals takes place Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Wildwood, New Jersey. The car show is open to all makes, models and years. Specialty trophies will be presented. The event will feature a street party Thursday night and live music. For more information, visit www.thundermoto.com.

The 25th Annual Coldwater Swap Meet and Car Show takes place Saturday and Sunday at the Branch County Fairgrounds in Coldwater, Michigan. The show will feature up to 1,600 cars and over 100 motorcycles. A cruise through downtown Coldwater will be held Saturday afternoon. The show will also feature a swap meet, vendors, door prizes and concessions. For more information, visit coldwaterswapmeetandcarshow.com.

Carlisle Performance & Style takes place Saturday and Sunday at the Carlisle Fairgrounds in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. The event showcases the hottest trends in the automotive hobby and starts with a Friday Night Kick-Off Party. Over 1,000 of the hottest rides in the region are expected Saturday and Sunday, according to organizers. For more information, visit www.carlisleevents.com.

The 6th Annual Hotrods & Academics Car Show takes place Saturday at Seymour High School in Seymour, Indiana. Student-made awards will be presented to the top three vehicles in each class-Pre-75 Open Class, ’75 and Newer Open Class and Student Class. Five specialty awards will also be presented-Best Paint, Best Interior, Principals Choice, Under Construction and Longest Haul. The event will also feature a coloring contest, concessions and door prizes. For more information, visit hotrodsandacademics.weebly.com.

The 6th Annual Tractor and Car Show and Strawberry Festival takes place Saturday at the Farm Store at Cal Poly Pomona in Pomona, California. The show is open to customs, antiques, classics, muscle cars, street rods, special interest vehicles, motorcycles and tractors. Trophies will be presented. The event will also feature strawberry picking, tractor rides, a petting zoo, face painting, horse rides, antique equipment displays, music, concessions and a 50/50 raffle. For more information, visit www.csupomona.edu.

The 8th Annual Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show takes place Saturday at East High School in Saint Charles, Illinois. Participants will vote in competitive categories and spectators will vote in popular categories. Trophies will be presented. The event will also feature concessions and games. Proceeds will benefit the STCE Auto Club. For more information, visit east.d303.org.

The 11th Annual AHS Classis & Custom Car & Motorcycle Show takes place Saturday at Arroyo High School in San Lorenzo, California. The event will feature hundreds of classic and custom cars, street rods, tricked-out trucks, muscle cars, vintage cars, low riders, motorcycles and bikes. It will also include live music, concessions, vendors, contests and displays from new-car dealerships. Proceeds will benefit high school sports. For more information, visit www.arroyocarshow.com.

The 17th Annual All Fords Show takes place Saturday at Twila Reid Park in Anaheim, California. Awards will be presented in 21 Ford, Lincoln and Mercury classes. The event will feature concessions, raffles and a 50/50 drawing. Proceeds will benefit the Anaheim Police Survivors and Scholarship Fund and The Wounded Warriors Project. For more information, visit www.so-calgalaxies.com.

The 27th Annual Oldies ‘n Goodies Car Show takes place Saturday at Sooner Park in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. Over $2,500 in cash prizes and a 700R-4 transmission will be given away at the event. The rain-or-shine event will also feature a DJ, concessions, door prizes and a 50/50 drawing. For more information, visit oldiesngoodiescarclub.com.

The All Corvette Show takes place Saturday at the Courtside Grille in Saint Petersburg, Florida. Awards will be present for the first-, second and third-place vehicles in the C1, C2, C3, C4, C5, C6 and modified classes. A Courtside Grille Best of Show award will also be presented. A portion of proceeds from the rain-or-shine event will benefit Halley’s K-9 for Veterans Inc. For more information, visit www.baccvette.us.

The “Visit With a Veteran” Car Truck and Bike Show takes place Saturday at the Carl Vinson VA Media Center in Dublin, Georgia. All cars, hot rods, trucks, specialty vehicles and bikes are welcome. Trophies will be awarded for club participation, the top 25, and best of show for car, truck and bike. Proceeds will be donated to the VA Residents’ Recreation Therapy Fund. For more information, visit www.heartofgeorgiamustangclub.com.