5 Car Shows You Can’t Miss This Summer

July 30, 2018

Car show season is in full-swing, and with an event happening nearly every weekend, it can be hard to keep up. Whether you’re a collector car enthusiast admiring the show, or you want to show off your own collector car, we have put together a list of some of this season’s can’t miss Classic Car Shows – so you won’t miss out on the action.

1. Tri-Five Nationals

When: August 9-11

Where: Bowling Green, KY

With a jam-packed schedule and two locations for activities, the Tri-Five Nationals event is one you don’t want to miss! From a model car contest and concert at the Sloan Convention Center, to three days of racing and contests at the Beech Bend Raceway, this show has activities everyone will enjoy.

For more information visit: https://www.thetrifivenationals.com/home.html


2. Monterey Week

When: August 18-26

Where: Pebble Beach, CA

Hundreds of the world’s best collector cars roll into Pebble Beach for a week of shows, historic races, auctions and more! This event is an entire week jam packed with activities that will keep you busy all day, every day. This event is held on the Pebble Beach golf course overlooking the ocean, but with some of the most prestigious cars from around the world taking the stage at this event, you might not even notice the view. This event is truly the talk of the town in the collector car community, making it the one event you need to attend this summer!

For more information visit: https://www.seemonterey.com/events/sporting/concours/


3. Concours on the Ave

When: August 21

Where: Carmel, CA

As part of Monterey Week, Concours on the Ave can get lost in a long list of events. However, this is among the most memorable shows occurring during that week. 18 blocks in downtown Carmel, CA are blocked off to traffic to showcase a breathtaking mix of American and foreign cars, all the while surrounded by great shops, famous restaurants and fascinating galleries.

For more information visit: http://carmelconcours.com/carmel-by-the-sea.html


4. Vettes on the Rockies

When: August 23-26

Where: Steamboat Springs, CO

Vettes on the Rockies is a long weekend of fun! Everything is planned in a detailed schedule which includes contests, meet and greets, scenic rides, auctions and more. In this prime location, you can take in the unbelievable views while enjoying the company of good people and classic cars.

For more information visit: https://www.lgcacorvette.org/muti-day–weekend-road-trips


5. Gassers 5: Revfest!

When: August 25

Where: El Segundo, CA

Gasser owners come from all over to show off their unique drag racing cars. Tons of food, a live DJ and raffle prizes are among the many features of the Gassers 5: Revfest! that make it exciting.  A panel of legendary drag racers will also be present to share their expertise and make this event a hit!

For more information visit: https://www.automobiledrivingmuseum.org/event/gassers5/

Now that you have these shows in your calendar, it’s time to book your flights, plan a road trip, book your hotels, and get registered! These shows are some of the best of the season, making this the perfect way to finish out the summer. Even though summer will be coming to a close in august, it doesn’t mean the car shows have to end too.  For a full list of car shows and events, head to https://www.hemmings.com/calendar/.