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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

Sunday, July 09, 2017 in Oak Lawn, IL

Oak Lawn Car Show

5800 W. 95th St., @ Ed Napleton Honda, Car Show & Concert Extravaganza, 9am-6:30 pm, proceeds support USO of Illinois, Registration: $15 pre-reg. here before 7/1, $20 day of. More info here.

Saturday, July 15, 2017 in Glendale Heights, IL

Glendale Heights Car Show

414 North Ave., 14th Annual Sunrise Chevrolet Car Show, Top 30 will be offered awards in the following classes: Up to 1949, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s/90s & 2000 up plus Dealers Choice & Best in Show. Dash Plaques to first 50 registered. Same day registration 9:00 am-Noon. Awards at 3:00 p.m. NO FEE Compliments of Sunrise Chevrolet. More info www.doublekproductions.com

Saturday, July 15, 2017 in Chicago, IL

Chicago Car Show

5500 St Louis Ave,  Northeastern Illinois University, 20th year anniversary Hot Import Nights, 4 pm - 10 pm. For more info: www.HotImportNights.com

Sunday, July 30, 2017 in Downers Grove, IL

Downers Grove Car Show

2100 Ogden Ave. – 29th Annual Bill Kay Chevrolet Corvette show and Corvette Raffle, sponsored by Windy City Corvettes. NCCC sanctioned event. Show Registration starts at 8 am. Contact Larry Pagliaro, 708-341-7852 or ShadowLAP@att.net. For event flyer click here

Friday, August 04, 2017 in Warrenville, IL

Warrenville Car Show

3S260 Warren Ave., Fri & Sat. 40th Annual Summer Daze Car Show hosted by Countryside Customs. Pre-registration is $10, day of reg. $15 from 8AM - 10:30AM. To pre-register please call 630-393-7279. Show 10 AM - 3:30 PM, (Awards at 3:30/conclusion of judging). 23 Classes (Awards for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd), Original/Restored - Various Years Street Machine - Various Years, 7 Best of Awards (Truck, Motorcycle, Street Rod, Tuner Car, Special Interest, Best Original, Best Custom). Enjoy the other events---food vendors, music, carnival, and more.

Sunday, August 13, 2017 in Aurora, IL

Aurora Car Show

4395 Fox Valley Center Dr, Hooters Cup Series XVII Car & Bike Show, $25 Entry Fee. .Registration 9am-12noon or until lot is full. Awards at 4pm  Free show poster signed by Hooters Poster Girls, 100 Dash Plaques, 50/50 Split the Pot, great Rock & Roll tunes. More Info: http://www.doublekproductions.com/schedule/ 

Sunday, August 13, 2017 in Tinley Park, IL

Tinley Park Car Show

8585 W. 159th St., – 22nd Annual Apple Chevrolet Corvette show, sponsored by Windy City Corvettes. 4 sanctioned NCCC events. Contact Bob or Nancy Burns, (630) 222-8308. For event flyer click here

Friday, October 13, 2017 in Joliet, IL

Joliet Car Show

1437 N. Larkin Ave.  Fall Show & Shine @ Thomas Toyota, 5pm-9pm. FREE Raffle prizes, 100 dash plaques, Top 10 awards including Best of Show. Drive on out for this FREE Twilight Event sponsored by Thomas Toyota! More info: www.doublekproductions.com

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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

Sat, Jun 24 in Naperville,  IL

2780 Fitness Drive, Route 59 and 75th,  @ XSport Fitness, XSport Fitness Naperville's Cruise To Fitness CAR, BIKE and TRUCK Show!  $2,000 in CASH PRIZES & FREE Registration!  FREE vehicle registration from 9am - 1:30pm OPEN TO PUBLIC 9am - 4pm  FREE raffles for spectators and vehicle's entered with over 50 raffle prizes.  FREE food and a fun time for the family! Rain Date Saturday July, 8th same times and address  Call to confirm.  Nicole.Frasca@xsportfitness.com to reserve spots for your club or if you're interested in being a vendor. (630) 548-9400

Sat, Jun 24 in Palos Hills,  IL

13020 S. Central Ave, 10 am- 3 -m, 7th Annual Scott's Garage Elim Benefit Car Show, Pre-reg $15, day of show $20 closes at 11 am. Benefits Elim Christian Services for children and adults with disabilities. Goodie bags & dash plaques to first 150. Disk jockey, kids zone & craft show. More info: scottsgarage.net/elimshow or 708-396-2082

Sun, Jun 25 in Naperville,  IL

2212 Ferry Road, Iron Gate’s 4th Annual International Auto Show, @ Iron Gate Motor Condos, 4th annual Premier International Auto Show. Registration begins at 10am with awards at 3pm.  No admission fee for this event but donations will be gladly accepted for CalsAngels.org. An array of automobiles from around the world will be parked by country of origin for your viewing pleasure and enjoyment. Awards at 3:00 p.m., More info www.doublekproductions.com

Sun, Jun 25 in St. Charles,  IL

4200 E Main St. (North Ave).  Bugfest 2017 - VW Car Show & Swap Meet sponsored by the Northeast Illinois Volkswagen Association (NIVA) and hosted by Baltria Vintage Auto Gallery. All Volkswagens models invited. Gates open at 9 am for the show and registration ends at 12:00pm. $15 car entry fee. Swap spaces are available for $25 and set up begins at 7 am. All spectators welcome. More info: nivaclub.org.

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

Sat, Jul 01 in Wilmington,  IL

North Water St. downtown, Cars for a Cause/Wilmington Rotary Car Show, gates open at 5 pm, show runs 6-8 pm. Vehicle entry fee (donation) is $10, spectators free. This year’s show focuses on giving 100% to a patriotic cause. Gives participating car owners a chance to win a donation to Manteno Veteran’s Home, Hire a Hero or Wilmington VFW. The top 3 awards are a framed photo of the owner and their car, with the prize check made out in their name. An additional 3 trophies will be awarded. Online pre-registration (non-refundable $10 donation) guarantees first 50 participants gifts, lunch in a Rotary re-usable cooler and VIP parking. Register today at rotaryofwilmington.com

Sun, Jul 02 in Oak Forest,  IL

5616 W. 159th St., 14th Annual Oak Fest Car/Bike Show, Reg 9am-12noon, awards at 4pm, $25 participation fee. Enter show grounds via 159th St. about 2 blks east of Central Ave. Show sold out the past 5 years.  Suggested you arrive before 10am! Top 50 awards offered in classes:  pre 1949, 50’s, 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, 90 & up, and Custom Bikes.  PLUS Mayor’s Choice, Best Car & Best Bike.  Dash plaques to the 1st 100 registered.  Live Entertainment, Crafts & food vendors, plus a carnival for the kids! More info www.doublekproductions.com

Tue, Jul 04 in Batavia,  IL

500 N.Raddant Rd. Fast Eddie's 4th of July Car Show. Over 70 Awards. 50/50. Buck-A-Car Payout. Delicious food available by Fast Eddie's Hot Dogs. $20  Registration 9am-Noon, Awards 3pm. Info at www.oldgoldcruisers.com or 630-567-2753.

Tue, Jul 04 in Naperville,  IL

2815 Showplace Dr.,  Rt 59 @ Cantore Dr. “8th Annual 4th of July Car & Bike Show” 9am-3pm  Registration 9am-12noon, $25. Entry Fee, Reg. 9am-12noon or until lot is full. Awards: 3pm--12 Classes/divisions, 8 Best of categories. $25 participation fee, spectators are free. 75 'Soldier' Awards @ 3pm, 150 Dash Plaques, 50/50 Split the Pot, great Rock & Roll tunes.  Schedule click here.  Facebook page: Double K Car shows. Contact Kerry @630-605-2122 or karshowkerry@yahoo.com

Sat, Jul 08 in East Dundee,  IL

970 Dundee Ave., GAT Guns, Inc 1st annual car show, 10 am-3 pm with 109 places available.  Food, music and Trophies will be provided. More info: www.gatguns.com



Sun, Jul 09 in Oak Lawn,  IL

5800 W. 95th St., @ Ed Napleton Honda, Car Show & Concert Extravaganza, 9am-6:30 pm, proceeds support USO of Illinois, Registration: $15 pre-reg. here before 7/1, $20 day of. More info here.

Sun, Jul 09 in Palos Hills,  IL

111th St. @89th Ave, 6th Annual Friendship Fest Car Show, Registration 9:00 am-Noon, awards at 3:30pm, $25 participation fee. Show grounds located at 111th St & 88th Ave. 75 Awards that include: Up to 1949, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s/90s, 2000s, 2010 & up, trucks.Plus: Best Engine, Best Paint, Best Ford/Linc/Merc, Best Chevy, Best GM, Best Mopar, & Best in Show. Dash Plaques to first 100 registered participants. Carnival, Beer Tent, Live Music. More info www.doublekproductions.com

Sun, Jul 09 in Peotone,  IL

121 W. Main St., Peotone Chamber of Commerce & All Automotive Car & Bike Show, custom, classic, street rod, muscle. Registration, $10,  9-1 pm, Awards 4 pm. More info:  Andrew 708-258-6824, AllAutomotiveOfPeotone@gmail.com

Sat, Jul 15 in Alsip,  IL

4350 W. 129th St., @ 1st Annual Alsip/Tri-State Swap-O-Rama Car Show, 10-2 pm, All show cars/trucks/bikes are welcome. Reg. begins at 9 am, every reg. car will receive two free passes to flea market. Registration is FREE! Spectator admission (show and flea market) Adults $2, Seniors & child $1, under 6 free. Food onsite. Awards to the top 6 at the show. More info:  312-752-8887 or jjoseph86@gmail.com

Sat, Jul 15 in Chicago,  IL

5500 St Louis Ave,  Northeastern Illinois University, 20th year anniversary Hot Import Nights, 4 pm - 10 pm. For more info: www.HotImportNights.com

Sat, Jul 15 in Glendale Heights,  IL

414 North Ave., 14th Annual Sunrise Chevrolet Car Show, Top 30 will be offered awards in the following classes: Up to 1949, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s/90s & 2000 up plus Dealers Choice & Best in Show. Dash Plaques to first 50 registered. Same day registration 9:00 am-Noon. Awards at 3:00 p.m. NO FEE Compliments of Sunrise Chevrolet. More info www.doublekproductions.com

Sat, Jul 15 in St. Charles,  IL

4200 E Main St. (North Ave). Free entry for all cars! Live music, food, games, awards, and more! The Baltria Customer Appreciation Car Show gives us the chance to thank all of the customers who have helped get us to where we are today. What better way to celebrate than by putting on a free car show for all automotive enthusiasts! Event will take place from 6 pm to 9 pm. Everyone gets in free! You don't want to miss out! More info: nathan@baltria.com or (630) 443-4582.

Sun, Jul 16 in Chicago,  IL

8225 W Higgins Rd, Hooters Cup Series XVII Car & Bike Show, $25 Entry Fee. Registration 9am-12noon or until lot is full. Awards at 4pm. Free show poster signed by Hooters Poster Girls, 100 Dash Plaques, 50/50 Split the Pot, great Rock & Roll tunes. More Info: http://www.doublekproductions.com/schedule/

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 16 in South Elgin,  IL

850 E Thornwood Drive, @ Thornwood Sports Core, Bringn' the Thunder, Free car show,  5-8 pm. Proceeds go to local swim team!

Thu, Jul 20 in Morton Grove,  IL

6250 Dempster St, 8th Annual Harrer Park Classic Car Show. 6-8pm. Presented by the Morton Grove Park District. Sponsored by MB Financial Bank. FREE Entry/Registration. Category award winners for Antique, Classic, Modified, Muscle Car, Import and Sports Car. “Best in Show”, Food Vendor, Music by the Sting Rays. Gates open at 4:30 pm. All spectators welcome. More details: http://mortongroveparks.com or contact Katie at (847) 965-0217.

Sat, Jul 22 in Glenwood,  IL

18400 Halsted St,Car Show & Fundraiser benefits over 35 fire departments, free to public, 11 - 3 pm, family friendly event. Reg fee $15 includes 1 meal ticket for hotdogs and pop. Reg 8 - 11 am. Children''s inflatables, Touc-a-Truck. Vendors, beer garden. More info on Facebook.

Sat, Jul 22 in Glenwood,  IL

18400 Halsted St,Car Show & Fundraiser benefits over 35 fire departments, free to public, 11 - 3 pm, family friendly event. Reg fee $15 includes 1 meal ticket for hotdogs and pop. Reg 8 - 11 am. Children''s inflatables, Touc-a-Truck. Vendors, beer garden. More info on Facebook.

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.

Sun, Jul 30 in Chicago Ridge,  IL

10455 S. Ridgeland @ 105th St., Chicago Ridge Festival 3rd Annual Car & Bike Show, Reg 9am-noon, awards @3pm. $25  Participation fee, Enter show grounds at Chicago Ridge Village Hall.  75 Dash Plaques, 40 awards spread across the following classes ...up to 49s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s/90s, 2000s, 2010 & up, and bikes. Awards include Best in Show and Mayors Choice. More info www.doublekproductions.com

Sun, Jul 30 in Countryside,  IL

9950 Joliet Road., Park N Bark 2017 Car & Bike Show. Rain or shine, noon-4 pm, reg. starts @ 10 am. $20 Per Vehicle, open to all makes & models. This is a Non-Judged Event.  $10 Additional Guest includes Food @1pm.  Live Music, Vendors, Raffles, Adoptable Animals & Fun. Proceeds benefit the homeless animals at Animal Welfare League. More Info: CruisingForACause.info or Facebook or find additional info at CruzinCrusaders.com or Facebook.

Sun, Jul 30 in Downers Grove,  IL

2100 Ogden Ave. – 29th Annual Bill Kay Chevrolet Corvette show and Corvette Raffle, sponsored by Windy City Corvettes. NCCC sanctioned event. Show Registration starts at 8 am. Contact Larry Pagliaro, 708-341-7852 or ShadowLAP@att.net. For event flyer click here

Fri, Aug 04 in Warrenville,  IL

3S260 Warren Ave., Fri & Sat. 40th Annual Summer Daze Car Show hosted by Countryside Customs. Pre-registration is $10, day of reg. $15 from 8AM - 10:30AM. To pre-register please call 630-393-7279. Show 10 AM - 3:30 PM, (Awards at 3:30/conclusion of judging). 23 Classes (Awards for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd), Original/Restored - Various Years Street Machine - Various Years, 7 Best of Awards (Truck, Motorcycle, Street Rod, Tuner Car, Special Interest, Best Original, Best Custom). Enjoy the other events---food vendors, music, carnival, and more.

Sat, Aug 05 in Bartlett,  IL

601 W. Bartlett Rd., Village Church Car Show, 9 am - 3 pm, registration $20 and opens at 9 am. First 25 receive free gift bag. Open to American cars 25 years and older. Over 40 awards incl: Most popular vehicle, award of excellence, Pastor's Pick. 50/50 raffle--all proceeds go to Free to Be Me Park at Bartlett Playground. More info:
VillageChurchIL.org/carshow

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, Aug 12 in Bartlett,  IL

102 N. Eastern Ave, @ Bartlett Park, 2nd Annual Bartlett Summer Festival Car Show. All cars, trucks and motorcycles welcome. Registration 9am-NOON.  Awards 2 pm.  $20 early bird registration by 8/2.  $25 after 8/2. Register online: https://ignitethecourage.org/car-show/, Bartlett Summer Festival will feature live music, food trucks, beer and many family activities.   All proceeds go to Ignite the Courage a non-profit, 501(c)3 charity organization created by Bartlett firefighters to provide resources and inspiration for neighbors in need.

Sat, Aug 12 in St. Charles,  IL

Pheasant Run Resort, The 27th annual Indian Uprising All Pontiac Weekend, brought to you by Gateway Classic Cars, On Sat. eve enjoy the all-makes cars MegaCruise-in with 600 cars expected and live music by The New Invaders, sponsored by Inline Tube. Saturday will see 50th anniversary of the 1967 Firebird, and 40th of "Smokey and the Bandit," and 1977 Can-Am Reunion. Special guest--reproduction of the chopped Buford T. Justice Sheriff's car. Sun show day with special guests Arnie Beswick, Tim Dye (Pontiac Museum), Don Keefe (Poncho Perfection), Jim Mattison (PHS), author Rocky Rotella and Scott Tiemann (Supercar Specialties). Charity donations go to local children's charities. Vendors, swap meet, food and activities all weekend. Hosted by the Cruisin' Tigers GTO Club. More Info: TheIndianUprising.com or Ken at (773) 766-7514.

Sun, Aug 13 in Aurora,  IL

4395 Fox Valley Center Dr, Hooters Cup Series XVII Car & Bike Show, $25 Entry Fee. .Registration 9am-12noon or until lot is full. Awards at 4pm  Free show poster signed by Hooters Poster Girls, 100 Dash Plaques, 50/50 Split the Pot, great Rock & Roll tunes. More Info: http://www.doublekproductions.com/schedule/ 

Sun, Aug 13 in Tinley Park,  IL

8585 W. 159th St., – 22nd Annual Apple Chevrolet Corvette show, sponsored by Windy City Corvettes. 4 sanctioned NCCC events. Contact Bob or Nancy Burns, (630) 222-8308. For event flyer click here

Sat, Aug 19 in Robbins,  IL

13650 Claire Blvd, Bad & Boujee Car & Bike Show sponsored by the Robbins Park Dist., Noon to 6 pm, cars, bikes, trucks, old skools, new skools, antiques, classics, donks, rat rods.  $15 entry fee, $10 sitting fee. More info: 708-252-3070

Sun, Aug 20 in Chicago,  IL

8225 W Higgins Rd, Hooters Cup Series XVII Car & Bike Show, $25 Entry Fee. Registration 9am-12noon or until lot is full. Awards at 4pm. Free show poster signed by Hooters Poster Girls, 100 Dash Plaques, 50/50 Split the Pot, great Rock & Roll tunes. More Info: http://www.doublekproductions.com/schedule

Sun, Aug 27 in Joliet,  IL

3301 Hennepin Dr, Hooters Cup Series XVII Car & Bike Show. $25 Entry Fee. Registration 9am-12noon or until lot is full. Awards at 4pm. Free show poster signed by Hooters Poster Girls, 100 Dash Plaques, 50/50 Split the Pot, great Rock & Roll tunes. More Info: http://www.doublekproductions

Fri, Sep 01 in St. Charles,  IL

4200 E Main St., 4th Annual Baltria Car Show. Free entry for all cars/trucks/bikes! Live music, food, games, awards, and more! Friday September 1, 2017 at Baltria Vintage Auto Gallery. Event is open to the public and runs from 6 pm to 9 pm. Everyone gets in free! We'll see you there! More info: nathan@baltria.com or (630) 443-4582.

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 Maple Park ,  IL

Main Street, Maple Park Car Show Sponsored by Maple Park American Legion, All Wheels Show  8 am – 3 pm.  8 am – Noon Registration, Show Car Entry Pre-Registration Fee is $10 before Sept. 3rd or $15 At Entrance, Spectators Free! Car Clubs Welcome. Dash Plaques * Participant Voting. American Legion Breakfast Buffet 7 - Noon. 11 am Food and Beer Garden Opens. Awards & 50/50 Raffle Drawing at 2 pm (Proceeds to benefit the Maple Park Fun Fest). Live Music Starts 3:30 pm. To View Application Online & List of Other Events:  www.mapleparkfunfest.com

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.

Mon, Sep 04 in Naperville,  IL

2815 Showplace Dr., Naperville Crossings 8th Annual Labor Day Car/Bike Show, SAME DAY REGISTRATION 9:00 A.M.-NOON!  Awards @4pm.  $25 registration fee. 75 awards for the following classes: up to 31, 32-49, 50’s, 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, 90’s, 2000’s, 2010 & up, trucks to 79, trucks 80’s & up, import/exotic, bikes best in class, best gm, best chevy, best mopar, best Ford/Linc/Merc, best paint, best engine, best in show car & bike. More info www.doublekproductions.com

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 Batavia,  IL

500 N.Raddant Rd., FREE All Star Chevelle Show/Cruise-In, Chevelle Round Up V. 64-87 Chevelles, Monte Carlos, El Caminos Welcome. 50th Anniversary of 67 Chevelle. 8am-3pm. Participant voting at Noon, Collector Awards at 3pm. Anniversary T-Shirts, Fast Eddie's Chicago Style Food Available. Spectators Welcome. Info at www.allstarchevelle.com or 630-567-2753 or www.oldgoldcruisers.com

Sun, Sep 10 in Batavia,  IL

500 N.Raddant Rd., FREE All Star Chevelle Show/Cruise-In, Chevelle Round Up V. 64-87 Chevelles, Monte Carlos, El Caminos Welcome. 50th Anniversary of 67 Chevelle. 8am-3pm. Participant voting at Noon, Collector Awards at 3pm. Anniversary T-Shirts, Fast Eddie's Chicago Style Food Available. Spectators Welcome. Info at www.allstarchevelle.com or 630-567-2753 or www.oldgoldcruisers.com

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

Sun, Sep 10 in Schaumburg,  IL

1110 Perimeter Dr, Hooters Cup Series XVII Car & Bike Show, $25 Entry Fee.  Registration 9am-12noon or until lot is full. Awards at 4pm.  Free show poster signed by Hooters Poster Girls, 100 Dash Plaques, 50/50 Split the Pot, great Rock & Roll tunes. More Info: http://www.doublekproductions.com/schedule/   

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

Sun, Sep 17 in Melrose Park,  IL

2503 W North Ave, Hooters Cup Series XVII Car & Bike Show, $25 Entry Fee.  Registration 9am-12noon or until lot is full. Awards at 4pm.  Free show poster signed by Hooters Poster Girls, 100 Dash Plaques, 50/50 Split the Pot, great Rock & Roll tunes. More Info: http://www.doublekproductions.com/schedule/  

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

Sun, Sep 24 in Country Club Hills,  IL

4019 W.167th St, – 2nd Annual Baby’s Cheesesteak and Lemonade Corvette show sponsored by Windy City Corvettes. NCCC sanctioned Corvette show. Contact Bill or Teresa Kocanda, (708) 927-9736. For event flyer click here

Sun, Sep 24 in Countryside,  IL

Hooters Cup Series XVII Car & Bike Show, 5925 S. LaGrange Rd, $25 Entry Fee. Registration 9am-12noon or until lot is full. Awards at 4pm. Free show poster signed by Hooters Poster Girls, 100 Dash Plaques, 50/50 Split the Pot, great Rock & Roll tunes, More Info: http://www.doublekproductions.com/schedule/

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

Fri, Oct 13 in Joliet,  IL

1437 N. Larkin Ave.  Fall Show & Shine @ Thomas Toyota, 5pm-9pm. FREE Raffle prizes, 100 dash plaques, Top 10 awards including Best of Show. Drive on out for this FREE Twilight Event sponsored by Thomas Toyota! More info: www.doublekproductions.com

Sun, Oct 15 in Downers Grove,  IL

1303 Butterfield Rd, Hooters Cup Series XVII Car & Bike Show, $25. Entry Fee  Registration 9am-12noon or until lot is full. Awards at 4pm.  Free show poster signed by Hooters Poster Girls, 100 Dash Plaques, 50/50 Split the Pot, great Rock & Roll tunes. More Info: http://www.doublekproductions.com



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Mondays

McHenry, IL

Green Street at Route 120, Green Street Cruise Night, 6-8 p.m. May 22-Sept. 25,  For details, call (815) 728-0404 or email FinancialDynamicsInc@gmail.com.

St. Charles, IL

1545 W. Main (2 blocks E. of Randall Rd on Rt.64) @ Rookies, 5-9pm

Tuesdays

Hillside, IL

Hillside Commons Park  ( Hillside Ave @ Washington ) – July 18th, 25th August 1st, 8th, 15th, and 22nd, 1st Annual Summer Nights Cruise Night, Concert, Food, Craft Beer, Market  sponsored by Village of Hillside and Pauls Pizza. Contact Tony at Village of Hillside 708-202-4357

Plainfield, IL

Downtown. 5-9 pm, June through August 5. Wide array of stores, services, and restaurants that appeal to almost everyone! So, please bring the family and enjoy the hospitality of our business community and allow us to show off some of the finest vintage cars in the area. Thanks to our auto dealer sponsors: Webb Chevy, Rod Baker Ford &  D’Arcy Buick GMC Hyundai.   Click for more info.

South Barrington, IL

67 E. Algonquin Road, @ Willow Creek Community Church, 5 to 8 p.m. May 16, June 13, July 11, Aug 15, Sept 12. Classic car shows with concessions, music, special events and family activities. Free. More info: driventoserve.org or John Gingrich (224) 512-2074.  

Wauconda, IL

Located on Main Street and surrounding area, Wauconda Cruise Night is the third Tuesday of the month,  June 20, July 18, August 15, and September 19. Event can attract over 600 cars. Open to all years and makes of collector vehicles, 5-9PM. Please enter W. Mill St. and Rt. 176. For more info   https://m.facebook.com/waucondacruisenight/ or www.waucondacruisenight.com

Wauconda, IL

Right downtown Wauconda.  Fourth season for The Muscle on Main.  Produced by the Village of Wauconda and the Wauconda Lions Club.  640 cars on the last event of 2016. June thru September. Visit us at Wauconda Cruise Night on Facebook.

West Chicago, IL

North Ave / Rt.64 @ Rt.59 (in front of Menards) @ Augustinos, 5-9 pm

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.

Carol Stream, IL

246 S Schmale Road, @ Augustinos, 5-9 pm

Cary, IL

Downtown Cary, Cary Cruise Nights, Now Thru Aug 9, 6 pm - 8:30 pm, Aug. 16, 23, 30, 6 pm - 7:30, For a list of themes click here. Longest running Car Show in McHenry Country. For info: 847.639.2800

Cary, IL

Downtown Cary, Cary Cruise Nights, Now Thru Aug 9, 6 pm - 8:30 pm, Aug. 16, 23, 30, 6 pm - 7:30, For a list of themes click here. Longest running Car Show in McHenry Country. For info: 847.639.2800

Orland Park, IL

8800 W. 143rd St., Gatto's Cruise Night, Starting May 10th, 4-9pm  (Weather Permitting) Free Admission, Plenty Of Parking, Daily Food & Drink Specials, Raffles & Music. Great Family Night Out! Afterwards Join Us For Dinner, Inside Or On Our Rooftop Deck For Dinner & Drinks. More info: 312-213-1501

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

Huntley, IL

12220 Princeton Dr.on Rt.47, 2 miles North of 90, across the street from Walmart, @ Rookies, 5-9 pm.

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

Roselle, IL

344 E. Maple Ave. @ Roselle American Legion,  May 19-Sept. 8. For details, visit cruiseroselle.com

Wheaton, IL

Main and Front Street, downtown Wheaton, 20th annual Vintage Rides, Friday Night from May 19th through August 25th, 6-9pm, for more info including theme nights, click here or visit: downtownwheaton.com

Saturdays

Hanover Park, IL

Barrington Road & Tower Dr. @ Tap House Grill, 5 to 9 pm, May 6 through October. Music by Jose Ramos. For details, call Don Zierden, coordinator, at (630) 289-8556.

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.

Mt. Prospect, IL

in the Metra lot, Route 83 and Northwest Highway. Bluesmobile cruise nights, 6-9 p.m. May 20 to Sept. 23  For details, visit mpdma.com.

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

120 S. Elmhurst Road just one block south of Dundee Rd. @ 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.

Sunday

Elgin IL

2486 Bushwood Dr (1 mile N of 90, off Randall Rd) @ Rookies, 5-9 pm

Matteson IL

I-57 and Route 30. The Street Lethal Car Club features a free Cruise Night 5pm to 9pm on fourth Sunday of each month from May until September. Music and food at plenty of nearby restaurants! The Cruise is also sponsored by Bar-Louies and Holiday Inn hotel Matteson.
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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.