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When Is The Next Car Show?

When Is The Next Car Show?

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UPDATED 06/23/2023: The weather is warm and the pace of car shows is picking up. We are not even half way through the season yet. So there is a lot of fun left before this year’s car season comes to an end. We hope to see you at one of our stops.

The list of shows begins. But it is not complete.

When’s The Next Car Show?

1. Thee Detroit Autorama

When it comes to car shows, especially indoor ones, this is a big one. And what is it you ask? Why it’s the 69th annual Detroit Autorama. Except last year’s was cancelled. otherwise it would have been the 70th. Oh well the intentions were good. Housed in the beautiful Cobo/TCF Center in downtown Detroit, Autorama is spread out on the main floor, while Autorama Extreme is in the lower level. Please note, Speedcult’s big display in the lower level with the traditional rods.

When: February 24-26, 2023

Where: HUNTINGTON PLACE / COBO :: 1 Washington Boulevard :: Detroit, MI 48226

More Info: https://autorama.com/attend/detroit/


2. 33rd Annual Daytona Spring Turkey Run

It’s time for us to seek out some warmer weather. We’ll be making the Trek to Daytonal for this show that takes place on the infield of the Daytona Speedway.

When: March 24-26, 2023

Where: DAYTONA INT’L SPEEDWAY :: 1801 W International Speedway Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114

More Info: https://www.turkeyrun.com/


3. Lonestar Round Up

We have not been here in a couple of years and can’t wait to get back. This will be the 19th annual Roundup, at least in theory it will. This show is great. Austin is bat-crazy great. Let’s do it.

When: April 21-22, 2023


More Info: https://lonestarroundup.com/


4. Vintage Torque Fest

We will go back to Iowa to visit our friends at the Vintage Torque Fest. Great, traditionally inspired hot rods, cool bands and events. If you have never been to it, it’s definitely a cool show to check out.

When: May 5-6, 2023

Where: Dubuque County Fairgrounds :: 14569 Old Hwy Rd :: Dubuque, Iowa 52001

More Info: http://vintagetorquefest.com/ & Torque Fest Facebook



This is taking place at the old compound. We;ll be selling discontinued, unique items we don’t take on the road anymore, dinge finished goods, shirts and long lost forgotten stuff you all love…

Bring your Hot Rods, your motorcycles, and your favorite beverage. Buy some stuff and plan to hang out.


When: June 3, 2023

Where: Speedcult :: 37852 S. Huron Rd. :: New Boston, MI 48164

More Info: https://www.facebook.com/Speedcultdetroit/


5. Back to the Fifties

This is a great big hot rod and muscle car show in St. Paul, Minnesota. There’s lots of variety in the rides you will find at this show.

When: June 23-25, 2023

Where: Minnesota State Fairgrounds :: 1265 Snelling Ave. N. :: St. Paul, MN 55108

More Info: https://msrabacktothe50s.com/


6. Iola Car Show

This will be our third visit to this fun show.

When: July 6-8, 2023

Where: Iola Car Show Grounds :: 130 Jenson Dr :: Iola, WI 54945

More Info: https://www.iolaoldcarshow.com/


7. Syracuse Nationals

They say that this is the largest car show in the Northeast. Who am I to say otherwise? Great rides, entertainment, and celebrities, make this like Autorama, except it is outdoors.

When: July 14-16, 2023

Where: New York State Fairgrounds :: 581 State Fair Blvd. :: Syracuse, NY 13209

More Info: https://syracusenationals.com/


7.2 XXXXXX – WE WILL NOT BE VENDING HERE – Rockabilly Motor Expo 2023


When: July 23, 2023

Where: The Token Lounge, 28949 Joy Rd, Westland, MI

More Info: https://rockabillysummermotorexpo.com/


8. Panty Raid

There will be cars. There will be camping. There will be fun. The car show is during the day and the party goes all night. We love this show. And we’ll be there. You should be too.

When: July 29, 2023

Where: Lambertville Civic Club :: 3907 Dorr street :: Lambertville, MI 48144

More Info: https://m.facebook.com/Piston-Jammers-CC


9. Symco Weekender

Step back in time for this one. It’s not just a traditional rod and kustom show. There’s cool camping trailers too. And don’t forget to bring your minibike so you can get in on the racing.

When: Aug 10-12, 2023

Where: Union Thresheree Grounds :: E6361 WI-22 :: Manawa, WI 54949

More Info: https://www.symcohotrods.com/


10. Back to the Bricks

Main Event Week: .Rolling cruises nightly. We’ve never done this one, and it looks pretty cool. But, there is a lot to be determined yet about our participation. Stay tuned for more info.

When: Aug 14-19, 2023

Where: Downtown Flint: Rolling cruises start at the red bricks of Saginaw Street.

More Info: https://backtothebricks.org/


11. Deadman’s Curve Wild Hot Rod Weekend

We are looking forward to this one. It’s put on the Dead Man’s Curve Hot Rod Club. This one happens over the Labor Day Weekend, and we look forward to seeing you.

When: Aug 31 – Sept. 3, 2023

Where: Sheraton CrossRoads Hotel & Towers :: 1 International Blvd :: Mahwah, NJ 07495

More Info: https://deadmanscurveusa.com/


12. Frankenmuth Auto Fest

Yep. We are going to be set up at this show again. Anyone up for a fried chicken dinner?

When: Sept. 8-10, 2023

Where: 601 Weiss St, Frankenmuth, MI

More Info: https://www.frankenmuthautofest.net/


13. Redneck Rumble

Oh my gosh. Where does the time go. Because it’s time for another installment of the Rednech Rumble. And, of course, Speedcult will be there.

When: Sept. 15-16, 2023

Where: Farm Bureau Expo Ctr :: 945 E Baddour Pkwy Lebanon, TN 37087

More Info: https://www.facebook.com/theredneckrumble/

Also Here: https://bothbarrelspromotions.com/


14. Ducktail Run

And the pilgrimage to celebrate cars and James Dean continues. Speedcult continues its run at the Ducktail Run.

When: Sept. 21-24, 2023

Where: Gas City Park :: 701 S Broadway St, Gas City, IN

More Info: https://www.ducktailrun.com/


15. Fall Carlisle Car Show

This will be a first time visit for us. We hear it’s a big’n. As they say, it’s a weekend to buy, sell and celebrate all things automotive. Of course we will be selling our hot rod metal for you connoisseurs of kustom kulture.

When: Sept 27-Oct 1, 2023

Where: Carlisle Fairgrounds :: 1000 Bryn Mawr Rd, Carlisle, PA

More Info: Visit Cumberland Valley


16. Cruising the Coast

It’s billed as America’s largest block party. Speedcult likes parties. So count us in. This will be a new show for us to vend at. We hope to see you there.

When: Oct. 5-7, 2023

Where: Gulfport, MS – Just look for the cool cars!

More Info: https://cruisinthecoast.com/


17. Turkey Run

If you are tired of hanging around in your cold weather home over Thanksgiving weekend then a trip to Daytona is what you need to do.

When: Nov. 23-26, 2023

Where: 1801 W Intl Speedway Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114

More Info: https://www.turkeyrun.com/

Vintage Torque Fest 2020

Vintage Torque Fest 2020

Because of the Coronavirus, Vintage Torque Fest has moved from it Spring dates to 4th of July weekend. Festivities actually begin on Friday, while the car show starts on Saturday morning at 11am until midnight. Then again on Sunday from 8am until about 3pm.

We know you are all jonesing for some action after our incarcerations. This will be a great chance to see all your friends and to make new ones, with or without social distancing, depending upon which brainwashing you subscribe to.

When: July 4=5, 2020

Where: Dubuque County Fairgrounds :: 14569 Old Highway Road :: Dubuque, Iowa 52001

More Info: http://vintagetorquefest.com/