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Sunday, April 02, 2017 in St. Charles, IL

St. Charles Car Show

2015 E. Main St. (Rt. 64), W of Kirk Rd., @ Don McCue Chevrolet, 40th Auto Parts Swap Meet, 8-1 pm, Hosted by the Waukegan-North Shore Chapter of Illinois Region AACA, Car Parts for All Makes & Models, Donation $5 at the door, Swap Spaces $20 ea. More Info: Chris Schurrer 815-344-3775 or hpdog259962@gmail.com

Sunday, April 23, 2017 in Elmhurst, IL

Elmhurst Car Show

200 W. Grand Ave., just west of York Road, 34th annual Car Show and Swap Meet hosted by the Northern Illinois Region of the Walter P. Chrysler (NIR-WPC) Club. Larry Roesch Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep/Ram, Rain or shine. All makes welcome 1997 or older. More info: (630) 721-0662.

Saturday, June 03, 2017 in Glen Ellyn, IL

Glen Ellyn Car Show

800 N Main St, @t St. Charles Rd & North Main St. Glen Ellyn Historical Society's fourth annual Vintage Auto Fest, 10 am to 3 pm.  Open to all antique cars. $10 registration fee. Three Best of Show prizes. for registration form and info sheet, email director@gehs.org.

Sunday, June 18, 2017 in Libertyville, IL

Libertyville Car Show

1001 S. Milwaukee Ave., @ Libertyville Chevrolet, 17th annual Corvette, Chevy and Street Rod Father's Day Charity Car Show, 9 am to 2:30 pm  Sponsored by North Shore Corvette Club and Libertyville Chevrolet. Veterans  recognized and proceeds benefit the Lake County Honor Flight for Veterans. In addition, food drive held to benefit the Libertyville Township Food Pantry. Reg. form is available at www.northshorecorvetteclub.org. Reg. open 6:30-10 am. Food, vendors, DJ, goody bags, dash plaques, door prizes and raffle prizes. More info: carshow@northshorecorvetteclub.org or (847) 910-2031.

Saturday, June 24, 2017 in Elgin, IL

Elgin Car Show

1045 E Chicago St., Annual All Makes/Models Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show. 9-3 pm, Presented by Stallions Gate Mustang & Ford Club, Inc., hosted by: Hopkins Ford. $15 Gate Entry/Registration. Awards for Top 40 & ‘Best Of’, Raffles, Food Vendors, Music by DJ Rudy K and Lots More!! Raffle proceeds go to Operation Support Our Troops. Gates Open at 8am. All Spectators Welcome (NO bicycles, roller blades, skateboards, hoverboards or pets are permitted. More details: www.stallionsgate.com or on Facebook or Jeff Swanson  or (630) 215-8881

Car Shows - listed by date             (jump to cruise nights)

Sun, Apr 02 in St. Charles,  IL

2015 E. Main St. (Rt. 64), W of Kirk Rd., @ Don McCue Chevrolet, 40th Auto Parts Swap Meet, 8-1 pm, Hosted by the Waukegan-North Shore Chapter of Illinois Region AACA, Car Parts for All Makes & Models, Donation $5 at the door, Swap Spaces $20 ea. More Info: Chris Schurrer 815-344-3775 or hpdog259962@gmail.com

Sun, Apr 16 in Woodstock,  IL

11900 Country Club Road, Skip's Fiesta Swap Meet, McHenry County Fairgrounds, 8 am-3 pm. Swap inside, $30; outside, $25. More info: (630) 340-4744 or www.skipsusa.net.

Sun, Apr 23 in Elmhurst,  IL

200 W. Grand Ave., just west of York Road, 34th annual Car Show and Swap Meet hosted by the Northern Illinois Region of the Walter P. Chrysler (NIR-WPC) Club. Larry Roesch Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep/Ram, Rain or shine. All makes welcome 1997 or older. More info: (630) 721-0662.

Sun, Apr 30 in Joliet,  IL

2001 West Jefferson St, @ Hawk Chevrolet, 8-2 pm, Corvettes Unlimited 41st Annual Indoor Corvette Show and G.M. Swap Meet,$5 Admission, proceeds donated to EasterSeals Joliet Region.To register your Corvette, contact Ted at 630-257-7016 or luceef@att.net To register for the Swap Meet, contact Frank Garrone at 815-922-1196 or frankgarrone@elconinc.net

Sun, May 21 in Shorewood,  IL

25450 Seil Rd., Cene’s Four Seasons Park, 10-3 pm, 2nd Annual Shorewood Show & Shine filled with music, food, and family fun. Vehicle registration on day of the show. $10 Participant Entry Fee. Registration 9:00-11:00am Dash Plaques & Goodie Bags for first 100 registrants, Spectators FREE! Coloring Contest. Music by 3D Sound. Show starts at 10:00am. Awards at 2:00pm. More info: 815-741-7710 or parks@vil.shorewood.il.us

Fri, Jun 02 in Effingham,  IL

2900 N. 3rd St., June 2-4, Funfest for Air-Cooled Volkswagen - Bugtoberfest: Celebrate all eras of the iconic VW. With thousands of Beetles, Buses, Dune Buggies, Ghias & more. This is on every VW-lover’s bucket list! Highlights include Celebrity Choice Awards, Spring Swapfest swap meet, Slalom races, Expert Seminars, VW club activities, tons of VW vendors, Friday night Fun Run road tour, a Saturday night concert, MY Garage Museum & more! Volkswagens & enthusiasts travel from around the world to Mid America Motorworks’ corporate campus, to celebrate the VW.  All Air-Cooled and Water-Cooled VW’s, and anyone who loves to have FUN are always welcome! More information/register: www.funfestacvw.com or 866-350-4539 or  funfest@mamotorworks.com

Sat, Jun 03 in Glen Ellyn,  IL

800 N Main St, @t St. Charles Rd & North Main St. Glen Ellyn Historical Society's fourth annual Vintage Auto Fest, 10 am to 3 pm.  Open to all antique cars. $10 registration fee. Three Best of Show prizes. for registration form and info sheet, email director@gehs.org.

Sun, Jun 04 in Libertyville,  IL

14245 W. Rockland Road,  @Lambs Farm fifth annual Champion Car Show, 10 an.-3 pm. in the main parking lot, Music, raffles, trophies and beer and food tent. Registration, $15. For details or to register, visit www.lambsfarm.org/marquee-events/charity-car-bike-show

Thu, Jun 08 in Wisconsin Dells,  WI

2501 N River Rd., Corvette Adventures at Chula Vista Resort, THRU Saturday!  America’s #1 Corvette driving event featuring multiple road tours of varying lengths. Additional events include hot laps on Dells Raceway Park, a Surf ‘n Turf Sunset Dinner Cruise, a two hour unlimited Sunset Cocktail Cruise and a parade of over 300 Corvettes to downtown Wisconsin Dells. www.corvetteadventures.com

Sun, Jun 11 in Kenosha,  WI

7110 74th Pl., 1st Annual All Buick Car Show Event hosted by Buick Club of America Chiwaukee Border Chapter & Palmen Buick. Rain date June 25th. $15 registration starts at 8:30am - All Buick Car Show runs 9am-3pm. Trophy awards presented at 2:30pm with 26 Buick Classes.  DJ music and Free Hot Dogs, Chips, and Soda. More info: Kevin Kauppi 224-623-1297 or  kevinkauppi13@aol.com

Sun, Jun 11 in Villa Park,  IL

231 E. North Ave., at Strat's, Greater Chicago Classic Chevy Charity Car Show  All makes and models welcome. Registration, $15, 9 am.-noon. Awards at 2 pm. Top 25 car awards. DJ music, raffle, participant judging. Portions of proceeds go to American Lung Association. More info: Joe at (847) 712-4539 or Al at (815) 347-1535.

Sun, Jun 11 in Woodstock,  IL

11900 Country Club Road, Skip's Fiesta Swap Meet, McHenry County Fairgrounds, 8 am-3 pm. Swap inside, $30; outside, $25. More info: (630) 340-4744 or www.skipsusa.net.

Sun, Jun 18 in Clarendon Hills,  IL

5750 Holmes Ave.,10th Annual Father's Day Car Show. Christian Church of Clarendon Hills, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Food, Prizes & Trophies, Free Family Fun, Prize Drawing. Register and more info at www.ccch.org/carshow.

Sun, Jun 18 in Libertyville,  IL

1001 S. Milwaukee Ave., @ Libertyville Chevrolet, 17th annual Corvette, Chevy and Street Rod Father's Day Charity Car Show, 9 am to 2:30 pm  Sponsored by North Shore Corvette Club and Libertyville Chevrolet. Veterans  recognized and proceeds benefit the Lake County Honor Flight for Veterans. In addition, food drive held to benefit the Libertyville Township Food Pantry. Reg. form is available at www.northshorecorvetteclub.org. Reg. open 6:30-10 am. Food, vendors, DJ, goody bags, dash plaques, door prizes and raffle prizes. More info: carshow@northshorecorvetteclub.org or (847) 910-2031.

Fri, Jun 23 in St. Charles,  IL

June 23 = 25. The 62nd annual Convention of the Volkswagen Club of America. Lots of Volkswagens, fun, food, cruise-in, rallye, awards banquet, all-VW car show, swap meet and plenty of camaraderie. For details, visit the "Upcoming Events" section at www.vwclub.org, or email vwclub@aol.com for registration details.

Sat, Jun 24 in Elgin,  IL

1045 E Chicago St., Annual All Makes/Models Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show. 9-3 pm, Presented by Stallions Gate Mustang & Ford Club, Inc., hosted by: Hopkins Ford. $15 Gate Entry/Registration. Awards for Top 40 & ‘Best Of’, Raffles, Food Vendors, Music by DJ Rudy K and Lots More!! Raffle proceeds go to Operation Support Our Troops. Gates Open at 8am. All Spectators Welcome (NO bicycles, roller blades, skateboards, hoverboards or pets are permitted. More details: www.stallionsgate.com or on Facebook or Jeff Swanson  or (630) 215-8881

Sun, Jun 25 in Yorkville,  IL

10826 Route 71, @ Kendall County Fairgrounds, Gears & Ears 40, presented by Midwest Street Rod Association of Illinois. Open to all cars and trucks. Pre-entry fee, $20, includes T-shirt and dash plaque. Free roasted corn and pop to all entrants. Music by 3D Sound. Swap meet. Gates open at 7 am. More info: Wayne at (773) 775-4696 or www.gearsandears.com

Sun, Jul 16 in McHenry,  IL

4300 Peterson Park Rd., 34th Annual Fiesta Days Car Show and Swap Meet. 9 am - 3 pm. Featuring about 250 muscle cars, street rods, rat rods, vintage and other special interest cars. Food is available at the Show and the family can also enjoy the nearby McHenry village Fiesta Days Festival that also occurs that weekend. For more information about the Fiesta Days Car Show please visit www.fiestadayscarshow.com.

Sun, Jul 23 in Woodstock,  IL

11900 Country Club Road, Skip's Fiesta Swap Meet, McHenry County Fairgrounds, 8 am-3 pm. Swap inside, $30; outside, $25. More info: (630) 340-4744 or www.skipsusa.net.

Sat, Aug 05 in Dekalb,  IL

630 Enterprise Ave, @ The Parts Place Inc., off Pleasant St. and Peace Rd. (Across from Airport), 6th Annual Parts Place Car Show & Open House, 9am-2pm, Free Registration 9-11:30, Awards @ 1:30 (Trophies), Voucher for a beef frank, beverage & chips with registered car!  Music by: Carousel Sound Company. More info: 630-365-1800 or click here for Facebook.

Sun, Aug 06 in Shorewood,  IL

25450 Seil Rd., 4th Annual Crossroads Fest Classic & Custom Car Show, Cene's Four Season Park, 25450 Seil Rd., Registration 11 am - 1 pm, Show Starts 12 pm, Awards at 4pm, Spectators Free, Music By 3D Sound, Food Vendors, Fun for the whole family Crossroads Fest Carnival is open 12pm - 6 pm.

Sat, Sep 02 in Kenosha,  WI

707 56th Street, Downtown Kenosha, 14th Annual Kenosha Classic Cruise-In, 9-4 pm, Gates DO NOT OPEN until 7:00 a.m., Free Show - we will be accepting donations or non-perishable food for the Salvation Army. We’ve Expanded our area due to the increased demand! Open to all makes and models of vehicles and motorcycles. Come show off your car/motorcycle and see what fun our downtown/lakefront area has to offer (trolley, museums, open air market, antiques shops and restaurants). Music by:  All The King’s Men Food & drinks avail. for purchase: Pizza, brats, hot dogs. etc. Visit: http://www.kenoshaclassicstreetmachine.com, Tony Pontillo (262) 818-6410 Downtown Show Coordinator, Alex Kosterman (262) 385-7707 Car Club Coordinator  

Sun, Sep 03 in Woodstock,  IL

11900 Country Club Road, Skip's Fiesta Swap Meet, McHenry County Fairgrounds, 8 am-3 pm. Swap inside, $30; outside, $25. More info: (630) 340-4744 or www.skipsusa.net.

Sat, Sep 09 in Carpentersville,  IL

Meadowdale Raceway Woods, 9th Annual Meadowdale, Motorsports & Memories Car Show, $15 pre-registration, $20 at the door 8:30am – 3:00pm,   2:30pm Trophies. www.mirpa.com   mirpa1958@aol.com   847-421-2891

Sun, Sep 10 in Palatine,  IL

1200 W. Algonquin Road, @Harper College, 31st annual Chicagoland British Car Festival, 9 am-3 pm., One of the largest and most entertaining British car events in the U.S. More than 500 classic British cars on display. Authentic British food, entertainment, technical learning sessions, car merchandise giveaways, classic car parts vendors, and examples of the latest automobile imports from Great Britain. Admission free with donations encouraged for Shelter Inc. For those displaying cars, the early reg. fee is $20 before Aug. 22, and $25 after. More info & registration: www.britishcarunion.com

Thu, Sep 14 in Effingham,  IL

2900 N 3rd St.,Sept 14-17, Corvette Funfest - Celebrating 50 Years of the 1967 Corvette: Join us for the Largest Corvette Party in the World! 4 days of Corvette FUN, with thousands of Corvettes flocking to Mid America Motorworks’ corporate campus.  Highlights include Celebrity Choice Awards, a Fall Swapfest swap meet, Expert Seminars, tons of Corvette Vendors, Special Display Corvettes, a Saturday night concert, and more! And don’t miss the Thursday Night Fun Run and Downtown Party, Friday Night Charity Event, the Install Dome, the Fun Dome (our Corvette Mall), Corvette Club activities, Corvette Fashion Show, Corvette walk-around with GM Engineers, Corvette Coral with Corvettes for sale, MY Garage Museum. More info/register: www.corvettefunfest.com or 866. 309.3973 or funfest@mamotorworks.com

Fri, Sep 15 in Wisconsin Dells,  WI

2501 N River Rd., Pontiac Adventures at Chula Vista Resort, THRU Sunday, a combination event featuring the traditional show and shine judging coupled with road tours, hot laps autocross and burnouts. www.pontiacadventures.com

Fri, Sep 22 in Wisconsin Dells,  WI

2501 N River Rd., Fall Corvette Adventures at Chula Vista Resort, THRU Sunday!  A Corvette driving event in the fall featuring exciting road tours to interesting destinations and hot laps on Dells Raceway Park. www.fallcorvetteadventures.com

Fri, Sep 29 in Wisconsin Dells,  WI

2501 N River Rd., Muscle Car Adventures at Chula Vista Resort, THRU Sunday. A driving event at Chula Vista Resort for muscle cars of any brand and model and it is the only weekend event in the nation dedicated exclusively to driving muscle cars. This event features multiple road tours as well as hot laps at Dells Raceway Park and a Saturday afternoon parade to downtown Wisconsin Dells. www.musclecaradventures.com



Cruise Nights - listed by day of the week

Mondays

Tuesdays

Wednesdays

Bloomingdale, IL

Daily Herald/ Stratford Square Mall Cruise Nights, Wednesdays, June 21, July 19, Aug. 16 and Sept. 20. Food vendors, entertainment. Three best of show awards. Free registration. Sign-ups open soon at events.dailyherald.com.

Thursdays

Geneva, IL

Fourth & James St., behind the Kane County Courthouse, July & August 2017, 6-8 pm, free admission. Check out the antique, custom build, muscle, and sport cars. Enjoy delicious treats and a DJ. Downtown shops, pubs and eateries also stay open late—several offer evening entertainment. More info: www.GenevaChamber.com

Fridays

Rolling Meadows, IL

5 to 8 p.m. Fridays, May 26-Sept. 9. at Meadows Christian Fellowship, 2401 Kirchoff Road, Rolling Meadows. Classic car shows with concessions, music, special events and family activities. Free. For details, visit Facebook.com/meadowscruisenights

Saturdays

Kenosha, WI

9949 58th Place STE 400, Surprise!! Gateway Classic Cars is now doing Cars & Coffee year round! We get it, you do not want to drive your prized jewel in the winter months, Gateway Classic Cars doesn't want you to either. Bring your daily driver and still enjoy donuts and coffee on us! We want to keep a great relationship with you so come hang out, have breakfast/coffee, and check out all our new arrivals on the last Saturday of every month from 9 am - 12 pm. At both Gateway Classic Cars locations!  Hope to see you there! More info visit our Facebook page.

Tinley Park, IL

8451 W 183rd Place, Surprise!! Gateway Classic Cars is now doing Cars & Coffee year round! We get it, you do not want to drive your prized jewel in the winter months, Gateway Classic Cars doesn't want you to either. Bring your daily driver and still enjoy donuts and coffee on us! We want to keep a great relationship with you so come hang out, have breakfast/coffee, and check out all our new arrivals on the last Saturday of every month from 9 am - 12 pm. At ALL Gateway Classic Cars locations!  Hope to see you there! More info visit our Facebook page.

Wheeling, IL

Skippers Restaurant (originally Dog N Suds), 4-9 p.m. every Saturday from May 6 until the end of October. Cruise-in food specials and every cruiser will receive one free fountain pop. 120 S. Elmhurst Road just one block south of Dundee Road.

Sunday

Schaumburg IL

@ Culver's on Wise Rd., Old Timers Cruise Night, the only year-round cruise night. When there's inclement weather, we meet inside. Starts at 3 PM. Scoop of custard to every classic car before 6 PM. Door prizes. More info: GreenScout@ATT.net

Villa Park IL

Villa Park Sunday Car Show. Cortesi Ave. & Kenilworth Ave. 4:00 p.m. till dusk. June 18 thru September 17. Free admission. Featuring car of the twentieth century. We will be selecting Car of the Week and Car of the Year. Come kick tires with your fellow car guy and gals.