2013 Area Car Shows and Cruises

This is a listing of car shows and cruise nights in the local (central Illinois and Indiana) area that we are aware of.  If you would like to list your event here, use the E-mail link at the bottom of the home page.  (Use your browser "back" button to return to the main page)

  • April 26th - Cabin Fever Car Show, Golden Corral on state Rd 26 east, LaFayette, IN.  Registration 10AM-Noon, Awards at 4PM, $10 fee, Top 25 plus Best of Show.  For more info call Chuck at 765-363-0954

  • April 26th - Mushroom Festival Car Show, Mansfield Village, Mansfield IN.  Pre-entry fee $15, day of show $20, Registration 8AM-Noon, Awards at 2 PM, Top 20 plus. 

  • April 27th - Car Show for the Wild Things Travel Softball Team, atAdvance Auto, 501 Sagamore Parkway, N LaFayette, IN.  Registration 10AM-Noon, Awards at 4PM, $10 fee, Top 10 plus Best of Show.  For more info call Chuck at 765-363-0954

  • May 3rd - Parkland College Car Show, Parkland College Campus parking lot, Champaign IL.
  • May 17th - American Leagion Car & Bike Show, American Legion Post 210, Danville, IL.  Food, Music, awards for both cars/trucks & bikes.
  • May 24th - Danville Area Community College Car & Truck Show, Registration from 9-11AM, Awards at 3PM.  $10 fee, top 25 cars, top 15 trucks, top 5 youth (16-21). 
  • May 26th - Stake n Shake Memorial Day Car Show, 1640 S. Us Hwy 231, Crrawfordsville, IN.  Registration 2-4PM, $15 fee, T-shirt with entry.  Call John at 765-362-9497 for more information.

  • June 6-7th - VW 2014 Funfest, Mid America Motorworks, Effigham, IL.  All Volkswagen show and swap meet.

  • June 7th - Friends of Liberty Car Show to support the Williamsport, IN Library.  Big Dave's BBQ, 410 State Rd 28.  Register 10AM-Non, Awards at 3PM, Top 10, Best of Show.  Call 765-585-4701 for details.  (Rain date is June 8th)
  • June 13th - Strawberry Festival Friday Nite Car Show, Lane Place, Crawfordsville, IN.  Registration 2-6PM, Awards at 6:30PM.  Top 25, $10 fee.
  • June 14th - Strawberry Festival Saturday Nite Car Show, Lane Place, Crawfordsville, IN.  Registration 4-6PM, Awards at 6:30PM.  Top 10, NO fee. 
  • June 14th - Drivin' the Dixie Hwy, Form up at the municipal parking lot on E Main St in Danville IL at 9AM, cruise to Momence IL departs at 10AM.  Cars not driving will proceed to the Danville Village Mall parking lot for an IAAC car display.
  • June 15th - Strawberry Festival Car Show, Crawfordsville, IN.  This is the BIG show that tops off the weekend of the Festival. 

  • June 21st - Art on Wheels Car Show, Lincoln Park, Danville, IL.  Door prizes, 50/50 drawing, music, food, awards for the 50 top vehicles.  Registration 9-11AM, awards at 3PM.

  • June 28th - Covington, IN 4th of July Celebration Car Show, 4-8PM, registration 2:30-3:30, fee $5.  See www.covingtonfourthofjuly.org for more information.

  • June 28th  - Tilton Fun Days Car Show, Tilton IL.
  • June 28th - Bismark Men's Club Show & Shine, Bismark IL High School. 6PM-?, fireworks after dark.
  • June 28th - Cruise at the Bottom, Newport Lions Club Annual Car Show, Newport IN.  5pm, $10 fee, no judging.

  • July 4th - New Richmond Indiana Car Show, New Richmond, IN.  Registration 9AM-Noon, $10 fee, call 765-567-2244 for more details.
  • July 12th - 4th Annual Hooterville Classic Car Show, (judged show) registration 9am-noon, awards at 3 PM.  Top 30, Best Mopar, Ford, GM, long distance, best of show.

  • July 27th - Wabash Valley Mustang Club 19th Annual Car Show, Collett Park, 7th & Maple, Terre Haute, IN.  Fees $10 before, $12 day of show, Top 25, plus best of, Register 10AM-Noon, Awards a 3 PM.
  • August 2nd - Vill Grove Car Show.
  • August 9th - VCCD Foundation "Cheeseburgers & Fun" at Bunker Hill Historic Area; Music, antique car show & entertainment; Call 217-442-1691 for details.
  • August 16th - Antique Ford Days Car Show, celebrating the Model T and Model A.  10AM-3PM, Ford City, Champaign, IL.  Rusty or shiney, bring oiut thoses Ts & As.  No street rods please. 
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  • August 16th - Cruise-In on the Square, Georgetown, IL.  6-10PM, Donations to enter, call Justin at 217-597-4539 for more.

  • August 23rd - Motor Muster Car Show, Downtown Urbana, IL.
  • August 23rd - Health Fair & Car Show, Crawfordsville, IN, registration 9-11AM, fee $10, free T-shirt and lunch with registration, top 25 after 1PM.  765-918-1656.
  • September 1st - Steak n Shake Labor Day Car Show,1640 S. Us Hwy 231, Crrawfordsville, IN.  Registration 2-4PM, $15 fee, T-shirt with entry.  Call John at 765-362-9497 for more information.

  • September 13th - American Graffitti Night, Vermilion County Airport, Danville, IL.  Registration 4-8PM, Fee $10, $5 for spectators, call Justin 217-597-4539 for more.
  • September 13th - Waynetown Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show & Fish Fry, Tremaine Park, Waynetown, IN.  Registration Noon-3PM, fee $15, top 25 plus Best of Show.  More details at 765-234-2248.
  • September 20th - 52nd Annual Vermilion River Fall Festival Car Shows, Ellsworth Park, Danville, IL.  Registration 9-11AM, Awards at 3PM.  $10 fee, top3 in 12 Antiques classes and top 25 in Open class.  See flyer below.
  • September 27th - Applefest Car Show, downtown Covinton IN, registration 9AM-Noon, show from 12-3PM, $5 fee.
  • September 27th - Vermilion Co Crime Stoppers Car Show & Movie Night - Temple Plaza, downtown Danville, IL.  Registration fee $10, starts at 4 PM.
  • September 28th - Festival of the Turning Leaves Car Show, Thornton, IN.  Registration 8-11:30AM, Awards at 2:30, $15 includes a T-shirt, top 50 awards.  Call 765-363-0954 for details.
  • October 3rd-5th - Newport Hill Climb, Newport IN.  Car Shows Sat & Sunday, see http://www.newporthillclimb.com/schedule.php for details.