Are you looking for an opportunity to check out automotive history that featurescars going back to the earliest mode of motorized transportation? Then youshould check out a classic car show. These shows are held across United Statesduring warm months.
Here are some of the classic car shows from all regionsand you should plan your next vacation to make sure you can check any of themout.1. The Elegance at HersheyHershey Pennsylvania is known for its chocolate but in June it hosts theConcours event that features many beautiful vehicles from bygone eras. There isa vintage race and make sure you allow time to take in the Hershey chocolatePark which is great fun for the kids.
3. Amelia Concours d’EleganceThe destination for this Concours display is in Amelia Island near Jacksonville,Florida. It is a three-day March classic car show at the Ritz-Carlton and has thefinest vintage vehicles , which compete for two major awards.4.. Southwest Street Broad Nationals PlusMake sure to check out the state fair in Oklahoma City as it offers the 3-Daystreet rod event that is held in April. It is an event that is one of 10 that issponsored by the National Street Road Association every year and there aremore than 1700 vintage cars at this Oklahoma show.5.
Hilton Head Motoring Festival and Concours d’EleganceThis takes place in South Carolina at an exposition that lasts 10 days and offersmuch more than a classic car show. There is a speed classic, car club showcaseand an aero show that tops off with a Concours display.6. Charlotte AutofairThis is the world's largest automotive extravaganza and is a four-day consumingevent that takes place in April and also in September. It takes place at thefamous Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concorde North Carolina. You will discoverlive auctions, a classic car corral and many merchant selling all you need.7.
Telluride Festival of Cars and ColorsThis is one of the newest classic car shows that is now taking place in themountain town of Telluride, CO and is four days in September. You can enjoy thefall foliage of yellow aspens and old cars that include high-end restorations andvintage and exotic vehicles.8.
Pebble Beach Concours d’EleganceThis is the signature event of Pebble Beach California. It is an automotive weekcalled Concours, which is French for a parade of vintage vehicles. It is held onthe third Sunday in August and brings approximately 200 collector cars andmotorcycles to the Pebble Beach golf course. This is a show that featureselegance and almost always presents a surprise product reveal from a majorautomotive manufacturer.9.
Iola Old Car Show and Swap MeetIn Iola Wisconsin you will find a three-day show that is held in mid July. You willfind at this venue more than 2000 cars and over 4000 swap spaces. The swapmeet is a great opportunity to peruse historic automotive artifacts.
10. The Texas HoedownThis is located in Homestead, Texas and brings in pre-1972 custom hot rods,muscle cars and even shoppers to the Waller County Fairgrounds on the fourthSaturday in May. The hoedown features a roller derby, an interesting art showand live bands.Whichever classic car show you choose to take in, all these shows allow you tosample a piece of Americana that have helped shape our nation.