2018 CAR SHOWS AND CRUISE-INS







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Event dates, locations, etc., may change.  So as a car enthusiast, hot rodder, or someone who enjoys going to these events to check out all the rides, please check with the event prior to traveling.​
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If you want your Car Show or Cruise-In listed on this page, please contact Hot Rod Nights at 618-932-3745 or
618-694-7382 or email your info. to hotrodnights@yahoo.com
When  you see view flyer at the end of a listing , please click on it and it will take you to the flyer page
Cruisin with the
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                                     ​APRIL CAR SHOWS



APRIL 7, 2018 - MURPHYSBORO, IL - MURPHYSBORO CRUISE NIGHT
4:30pm-9pm, Free registration, Free food, 50/50 and each month will be Sponsors Choice and Future Cruiser awards.
Always a great time at Murphy Cruise Night. Best cruise night in Southern Illinois. Check out their Facebook page at Murphysboro IL Cruise Night.     View Flyer
Music by Hot Rod Nights


APRIL 7, 2018 - LAWRENCEVILLE, IL - TRUCK, MOTORCYCLE AND CLASSIC CAR SHOW
Registration is 9am-1pm. Awards at 3pm. $15.00 per Entry. Dash plaques to first 50. Top 30, plus Specialty awards.
Held on the Square in Lawrenceville, IL.  Silent Auction, 50/50, door prizes. Food vendors on site.
For further info contact Mike Reedus  812-881-0279 or Bob Magnan 618-554-8818.   View Flyer


APRIL 14, 2018 - BENTON, IL - NINTH ANNUAL CAR GATHERING
10am-2pm, First Christian Church at 302 S. Main in Benton. Bring your Classic Car, Hot Rod or Truck. Pastor's Choice Award, FREE entry, first 50 receive a dash plaque. FREE food and drinks. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy the fellowship!!
For further info contact Steve Volz at 618-218-2027 View Flyer
Music by Hot Rod Nights


APRIL 29, 2018 - WATERLOO, IL - 6TH ANNUAL LIONS REGIONAL EYE CAR COMM. CAR SHOW
6th annual car show. 36 classes, kids choice, 9 specials, food and drink available. Held on the streets of downtown Waterloo. $10.00 entry fee Register from 8am till noon trophies given out around 4pm, judging by professional judges.
Qualifying show for Best of the Best Invitational for 2018 Show  View Flyer

Trailer parking available, entries must be driven into show. Benefits under insured people needing eye surgeries.
For further info. contact jwford_5614@hotmail.com or dsmaw94htc.net or Phone: 618-978-3659/ 618-458-6625
Music by Hot Rod Nights

APRIL 28, 2018 - ENERGY, IL - 4th ANNUAL S I HOT RODDERS CAR, TRUCK & MOTORCYCLE SHOW
Reg. 9am-Noon, Awards at 2pm. Entry fee $10.00, 50/50, raffles, dash plaques to first 100. S I Hot Rodders Team Choices, Mayor's Choice, Police Chief Choice, Fire Chief Choice and Specialty Awards. Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 197 will be selling food and drinks. All proceeds to go support Special Olympics Area 15 S. I. Hot Rodders Team with uniforms, equipment and travel expenses for the athletes and their families.           View Flyer
For further info. contact Amanda Meadows @ 618-922-5346 or Angie Baker @618-964-5711
Music by Hot Rod Nights







                                        FLORIDA CRUISES


WINTER HAVEN, FL - DOWNTOWN WINTER HAVEN

1st Saturday of the month from 4pm-9pm, Beautiful Downtown Winter Haven in the Park.
Music by: WJBJ Cruisin with the Classics

LABELLE, FL. - HOT RODS AND HOT DOGS IN THE PARK
3rd Tuesday of each month 5pm-8pm. Cruise-In at Barron Park in Labelle. All makes and models are welcome. Hot dogs drinks and more. 50/50 raffle. For further info. call 863-634-1791.

LAKE PLACID, FL - CRUISE-IN AT Big D's Garage Bar (old bowling alley)

2nd Friday of each month October thru May... 4pm-7pm. 50/50, door prizes, fun time.

SEBRING, FL - DOWNTOWN CIRCLE

11am-2pm (December will be held at Lake Shore Mall)

SEBRING, FL. - HOT ROD NIGHTS CRUISE-IN AT SEBRING WELCOME CENTER

4pm-7pm,Oct. 2017 thru March 2018 dash plaques, 50/50, cake walks, door prizes. fun times, good food with great friends.
Music by Hot Rod Nights      View Flyer

LAKE WALES, FL - DOWNTOWN LAKE WALES CRUISE-IN
4th Saturday of each month October thru March from 4-7 pm. Free registration, Door prizes, Cruiser of the Month.
Restaurants, retail shops, 50/50
For further information call 863-207-2497   View Flyer
Music by Hot Rod Nights

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                                       FLORIDA CAR SHOWS




JANUARY 6, 2018 - SEBRING FIREMAN, INC. BBQ FESTIVAL AND CAR SHOW

10am-1pm, People's Choice Awards. Music and of course great BBQ.   View Flyer


JANUARY 13, 2018 - LAKELAND, FL - WINTER WONDER CAR SHOW
8am-2:30pm, Entry fee is $15.00, Vendor or swap meet space $60.00. Open to all cars, trucks & jeeps. 8 classes with award in each class. Music, trophies, dash plaques and games. Sponsored by Central Florida Street Rod Association.   View Flyer
For further info. call 863-419-1961.
Music by Hot Rod Nights


JANUARY 28, 2018 - AVON PARK, FL - 9TH ANNUAL ADELAIDE SHORES RV RESORT CRUISE-IN CAR SHOW
1pm-4pm, NO entry fee. Come show off your ride and join us for Hot Dogs and Ice Cream.   View Flyer
For further info call Bernie at 618-549-1026
Music by Hot Rod Nights


MARCH 3, 2018 - BARTOW, FL - 47TH ANNUAL BLOOMIN' ARTS FESTIVAL CAR SHOW
Registration 9am-11am, Awards at 2pm. Registration fee $15.00. Dash plaques to first 100 registered. Door Prizes, 50/50. 37 Trophies 1985-Older, 1986-2006, 2007-Present. Best of Show and Club Participation Show Sponsored by Kelly Buick GMC of Bartow. Show benefits Bartow First Assembly of God and The Rohr Home of Bartow.       View Flyer
For further info call: 863-640-2945


APRIL 14, 2018 - LAKE WALES, FL - 1ST ANNUAL BOPC CAR SHOW & CAR CORRAL
9:30am-2:30pm. Registration ends at 11am. Presented by The Florida Suncoast Region, Cadillac & LaSalle CLub. Hosted by and show location is Hudson Cadillac. Registered Participant Judging. Top 10 Awards to each make, Buick, Olds, Pontiac and Cadillac.50/50 Charity raffle to benefit the Lake Wales Police Officers Assoc. Youth Programs.   View Flyer





                                       MAY CAR SHOWS



MAY 5, 2018 - MURPHYSBORO, IL - MURPHYSBORO CRUISE NIGHT

4:30pm-9pm, Free registration, Free food, 50/50 and each month will be Sponsors Choice and Future Cruiser awards.
Always a great time at Murphy Cruise Night. Best cruise night in Southern Illinois. Check out their Facebook page at Murphysboro IL Cruise Night.   View Flyer
Music by Hot Rod Nights

MAY 6, 2018 - ARNOLD, MO - RICH HAMLIN MEMORIAL CAR SHOW
To be held at the VFW Post 2593, 2301 Church Rd. Arnold, MO.   Registration 8am-12pm, Registration fee is $20.00 to show, $10.00 to display. 34 classes. 50/50, Bucket Auctions. All proceeds will be given at the time of the awards. Rain or Shine event. Qualifying show for Best of the Best Show.
For further info contact John at 618-444-4146     View Flyer
Music by Hot Rod Nights


MAY 26, 2018 - FAIRFIELD, IL - 21ST ANNUAL CAR SHOW

Held at Leo French Park. Entry fee $10.00 Registration 8am-12pm, Awards by 3pm. Top 40 1999 & Older, Top 15 2000 & Newer, Top 3 Motorcycles, 10 Special Awards. 50/50 and dash plaques. All proceeds go to FCC Automotive Scholarship and Area Charities. Concessions Available, Trailer Parking Available.       View Flyer
For further info contact Dennis Lambrich 618-599-0921 or Steve Long 618-516-1165
                                       CRUISE NIGHTS



 MURPHYSBORO, IL - MURPHYSBORO CRUISE NIGHT

First Saturday of each month April thru September    4:30pm-9pm, Free registration, Free food, 50/50 and each month will be Sponsors Choice and Future Cruiser awards. Always a great time at Murphy Cruise Night. Best cruise night in Southern Illinois. Check out their Facebook page at Murphysboro IL Cruise Night.     View Flyer
Music by Hot Rod Nights

HERRIN, IL - HERRIN CRUISE NIGHT
3rd Saturday of each month April thru October, SouthSide Lumber Parking Lot. 5pm-8pm.  Dash plaques to first 50. Hosted by the Little Egypt Pharaohs  View Flyer
Music by Big Elvis Rock & Roll Show

DEXTER, MO - CRUISIN DEXTER MISSOURI
Downtown Dexter May 12 and September 29 4pm-8pm  View Flyer
For further info call N'Style Galleria 573-624-3126
                                       JUNE CAR SHOWS



JUNE 2, 2018 - CHRISTOPHER, IL - 15TH ANNUAL CHRISTOPHER HOMECOMING CAR, TRUCK & BIKE SHOW
Registration 10am-12pm, Awards at 2pm. Entry fee $10.00. Top 40 plus Specialty Awards. Dash plaques, 50/50, door prizes.
For Further info email: ronsauto@shawneelink.net       View Flyer
Music by Hot Rod Nights


JUNE 2, 2018 - MURPHYSBORO, IL - MURPHYSBORO CRUISE NIGHT
4:30pm-9pm, Free registration, Free food, 50/50 and each month will be Sponsors Choice and Future Cruiser awards.
Always a great time at Murphy Cruise Night. Best cruise night in Southern Illinois.
Check out their Facebook page at Murphysboro IL Cruise Night.             View Flyer
Music by Hot Rod Nights

JUNE 9, 2018 - KARNAK, IL - 2ND ANNUAL CAR SHOW
Held in Memorial Park.  Further details coming soon!!!!!


JUNE 16, 2018 - CASEY, IL - CLASSIC CAR & MOTORCYCLE SHOW AND SWAP MEET
Check in from 10am-12pm. Pre-register by June 1, 2017 for $10.00 and receive a FREE t-shirt and Dash Plaque. Registration day of event is $15.00. Swap meet is from 9am-3pm and space is $15.00 per space.  View Flyer
For further info go to  Facebook - MotorsOnMainStreet


JUNE 23, 2018 - MT VERNON, IL - 3RD ANNUAL HOT RODS AND HEROES CAR, TRUCK & BIKE SHOW
Held at Veterans Memorial Park. Registration is 9am-12pm, Awards at 3pm. Pre-registration fee $10.00, Day of Event $15.00.  Top 25 Cars & Trucks, Top 5 Motorcycles. Plus Specialty Awards. Event t-shirts available as Pre-Order Only.  Silent Auction, 50/50, Raffles, Kids Activities, Food and Drink available.        View Flyer
For further info contact Amanda Tobin 618-214-6330 or Barb Childers 618-246-4732.
Music by Hot Rod Nights


JUNE 24, 2018 - ST LOUIS, MO - CHARITY CAR SHOW 2018 KAYLEE PRITCHETT
South County Culver's, 4140 Rusty Rd. Registration from 8am-12pm, 34 classes plus Specialty awards. $20.00 to show, $10.00 to display. 50/50.  All proceeds given to the family at the awards.     Rain or Shine      Hosted by the Give Back Pack
For further info contact John @ 618-444-4146      View Flyer
Music by Hot Rod Nights 


                                     JULY CAR SHOWS





JULY 7, 2018 - MURPHYSBORO, IL - MURPHYSBORO CRUISE NIGHT
4:30pm-9pm, Free registration, Free food, 50/50 and each month will be Sponsors Choice and Future Cruiser awards.
Always a great time at Murphy Cruise Night. Best cruise night in Southern Illinois.
Check out their Facebook page at Murphysboro IL Cruise Night.    View Flyer
Music by Hot Rod Nights



JULY 21, 2018 - ALBION, IL - 5TH ANNUAL EDWARDS COUNTY FAIR CAR, TRUCK & TRACTOR SHOW
Held on the Courthouse Square. Registration 8am-12pm (remember the Fair Parade begins at 10am so come early).
Entry fee is $10.00, Awards presented at 1pm. Tractors park on the north side of the square. Dash Plaques to first 100, Trophies (not plaques) to Top 30 Cars/Trucks. Top 5 to Tractors. Top 3 to Lawn Tractors. 50/50. refreshments available on site. For further info contact Cody Williams 618-445-7882    View Flyer
Music by Hot Rod Nights


                                   AUGUST CAR SHOWS






AUGUST 4, 2018 - MURPHYSBORO, IL - MURPHYSBORO CRUISE NIGHT
4:30pm-9pm, Free registration, Free food, 50/50 and each month will be Sponsors Choice and Future Cruiser awards.
Always a great time at Murphy Cruise Night. Best cruise night in Southern Illinois.
Check out their Facebook page at Murphysboro IL Cruise Night.     View Flyer
Music by Hot Rod Nights



                              SEPTEMBER CAR SHOWS





SEPTEMBER 1, 2018 - MURPHYSBORO, IL - MURPHYSBORO CRUISE NIGHT
4:30pm-9pm, Free registration, Free food, 50/50 and each month will be Sponsors Choice and Future Cruiser awards.
Always a great time at Murphy Cruise Night. Best cruise night in Southern Illinois.
Check out their Facebook page at Murphysboro IL Cruise Night.    View Flyer
Music by Hot Rod Nights


SEPTEMBER 3, 2018 - HARRISBURG, IL - 8TH ANNUAL MEMORY LANE AUTO FEST
Held at the Saline County Fairgrounds. Registration 9am-12pm, Registration fee $15.00.  Cash drawings till 3pm, Dash Plaques for all entries. 50/50 and Door prizes. Specialty awards only. Repeat Offenders and Big Elvis on the stage. Inflatables for the kids. Swap meet space available. Fun for the whole family.   View Flyer
For further info contact 618-926-4565

 

SEPTEMBER 8, 2018 - NEWTON, IL - 7TH ANNUAL JASPER COUNTY CAR, TRUCK & MOTORCYCLE SHOW
Registration 9am-12pm, Judging starts at 12pm, Awards at 3pm. 1st 75 cars receive dash plaque. Top 10 1991 & Newer, Top 20 199 & Older. 2 Best of Shows and other Specialty Awards. Concessions & Craft available on the Square. Parade of Bands at 10am. Qualifying Show for Best of the Best Show.  Sponsored by Expert Collision Center & Restorations.
For further info Contact Mike Tate 618-783-2838 or Connie 618-738-9298.    View Flyer


                                          SWAP MEETS

FEBRUARY 4, 2018 - NASHVILLE, TN - 30TH ANNUAL STONES RIVER REGION AACA SWAP MEET
6:30am-3pm. Auto relates, Tools, Literature, toys, Service Station Memorabilia, Parts and more.
Vendor Setup on February 3, 2018 8am-3pm. View Flyer for all details.

FEBRUARY 11, 2018 - BELLEVILLE, IL - AUTOMOTIVE SWAP MEET AT BELLE-CLAIR FAIRGROUNDS
6am-1:30pm, Admission  $4.00  View Flyer  for all further details if interested in setting up a booth.


FEBRUARY 18, 2018 - CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO - 51ST ANNUAL INDOOR & OUTDOOR SWAP MEET
Open to public from 6:30am-2:30pm. Features Antique & Classic Car, Truck and Tractor parts.Sponsored by the Capaha Antique Car Club. View Flyer for details on vendor setup. For additional info contact Dave Jackson 573-979-3454

FEBRUARY 24, 2018 - CALHOUN, GA - NORTH GEORGIA HOTRODS SWAP MEET & CAR CORRAL
gates open at 7am at the Paradise Dragstrip. View Flyer for all details including vendor space and car corral.

MARCH 17, 2018 - SULLIVAN, IN - SHIFTERS AUTOMOTIVE & AUTOMOBILIA SWAP MEET
8am-1pm a the Sullivan Co. 4-H Fair Grounds. View Flyer for further info on vendor space
For further info contact Todd Rusk 812-564-0329 or David Bough 812-564-2250


MARCH 25, 2018 - MARION, IL - EGYPTIAN ANTIQUE AUTO CLUB SWAP MEET
NEW LOCATION.  $2.00 Admission to public. Food concession, 50/50. Free parking.  View Flyer for further info on vendor spacing, vendor cost and car corral.
For further info contact 618-687-2235 or 618-559-7374.


APRIL 6-8, 2018 - TAMPA, FL - NSRA SOUTHEAST STREET ROD NATIONALS SWAP MEET
7am-5pm Friday and Saturday 7am-1pm on Sunday.  View Flyer for all details on vendor spacing and pricing.
Hosted by Tampa Knights Car CLub


APRIL 14, 2018 - ALTAMONT, IL - SWAP MEET
View Flyer for all details.