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Sunday, September 25, 2016 in Orland Park , IL

Orland Park Car Show

15020 S. LaGrange Road, next to Art Van furniture, 1st annual Baby’s Cheesesteak and Lemonade Corvette show sponsored by Windy City Corvettes.  Registration starts at 10 am and the show runs from 11 am-3 pm.  Awards for Stock, Modified and Custom Corvettes.  Questions? Click for flier. or Bill Kocanda, 708-927-9736

Sunday, October 09, 2016 in Highland Park, IL

Highland Park Car Show

2490 Skokie Valley Rd., Audi Exchange / Audi Car Club Chicagoland Chapter car show, 10-2 pm. Relaxed, casual show open to everyone.Any and all makes and models welcome. A history of really diverse cars, which really makes the show a lot of fun.Over double the space this year! Bring your appetite--grilling burgers and hot dogs. Raffle with some sweet Audi swag, & prizes for the winners of 6 different show categories (Favorite stock car, favorite modified car, favorite exhaust note, Best Audi in show, Best non-Audi in show, Audi Club President favorite). DJ Dahmino will play music and MC the event.To enter the show, click here.  Space for the exhaust contest is limited, so RSVP early. To just attend, just RSVP on our Facebook event page

Friday, October 14, 2016 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 NEW FREE Twilight Event sponsored by Thomas Toyota! More info: www.doublekproductions.com

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

Sat, Sep 24 in Elkhart Lake,  WI

@ Elkhart Lake's Victorian Village Resort, 10 am to 4 pm, Chrysler 300 Club International 46th Annual Fall Meet, People's Choice judging, featuring 30-40 Chrysler 300 letter series cars from around the US and Canada. More info: Chrysler300club.com/events.

Sat, Sep 24 in Glenview,  IL

99 Waukegan Rd., @ Glenview Bank & Trust, Coffee, Classics and Connections, 9-11 am, Do you appreciate the roar of a muscle car? Or, the style of a collector vehicle? Get up close and personal with rare, classic cars from many different eras and you can also connect with other true car lovers to share stories, memories and moments of nostalgia. Bring a friend and don't miss this free event!

Sat, Sep 24 in Huntley,  IL

Deicke Park, Rte 47, 8th Annual Pedals for Paws Car Show, starts 11 am, 30 custom trophies, open to vehicles 1980 & older and mod. American muscle, Reg. $15/vehicle & opens at 9, parking on grass and asphalt, plenty of shade. Car clubs welcome. Great food & refreshments. 100% of proceeds go directly to care of shelter animals. More show info: Click here or 630-673-2360. More Animal Services & Assistance Programs at www.ASAP-USA.org

Sun, Sep 25 in Countryside,  IL

5925 S. LaGrange Rd., @ Hooters, Registration: 9AM-Noon, Awards 4PM, Hot Rods and Hot Wings, and good old Rock N Roll. Bring out your Classic, Muscle, Antique, or Custom and join in on the fun. Free Posters signed by the Hooter poster girls. More info at doublekproductions.com

Sun, Sep 25 in Northbrook,  IL

1975 Cherry Lane, @Advance Auto Parts & Meadow Shopping Center, Cars and Coffee by Jeff & Jeff Car Shows, 8 am -Noon, car entrance fee $12, no charge for spectators, All collector cars welcome. More info: Jeff, 847-498-5595

Sun, Sep 25 in Orland Park ,  IL

15020 S. LaGrange Road, next to Art Van furniture, 1st annual Baby’s Cheesesteak and Lemonade Corvette show sponsored by Windy City Corvettes.  Registration starts at 10 am and the show runs from 11 am-3 pm.  Awards for Stock, Modified and Custom Corvettes.  Questions? Click for flier. or Bill Kocanda, 708-927-9736

Sun, Sep 25 in Schaumburg (start),  IL

Woodfield Mall, (IL 58 W of IL 53), parking lot by light Pole B4, just W of the Firestone Auto Center.  CRC Sanctioned Brand-X Rallye Team Proudly Presents "Picture This - The Great Autumn Tour." Visit New Places (we hope), See the Trees in their Autumn Finery (maybe), Acquaint yourself with the location of a northern Farm Stand or two, Breathe the Fresh Air!! Registration Opens: 11:30 am, Rallye School at Noon, First Car Off: 1 pm.  Entry Fee:  $15per car. End Point:  Garibaldi’s Pizza, Hoffman Estates, due in time 5 pm. Trophies - yes. Be sure to dress appropriately for the weather. Questions?  More info: Robin at 815-321-3934 or http://brandxrt.tripod.com,The Brand-X Rallye Team on Facebook or  BrandXRallyeTeam@aol.com

Sun, Sep 25 in West Chicago ,  IL

29W310 North Ave. Sonny Acres Farm Fall Car Show. Over 65 Awards. 50/50. Buck-A-Car Payout. Food Available.$20 Registration 8am-Noon. Awards approx.3pm.  Info at www.oldgoldcruisers.com or 630-567-2753.

Sat, Oct 01 in Bartlett,  IL

950 IL RT 59, @ Home Depot lot, Pink Heals Fest First Annual Car Show, 2 pm-7 pm, Not a judged show--Awards  voted by the public for best in show, best paint & best engine. All makes & models welcome, trucks &  motorcycles too.$20 donation to register. Registrant receives T-shirt. Register by 9/16h to guarantee size. Also feature food trucks, live music, pink fire engines, silent auction, 50/50 raffle, local crafts and goods along with many kids activities. More info: Nick McLeod to register. 630.837.3701 or nmcleod@bartlettfire.com or Facebook.

Sat, Oct 01 in Downers Grove,  IL

1211 Butterfield Rd., Suite B, Downers Sand Club Sports Bar & Grill Fall Car, Truck, & Motorcycle Show, 10am-3pm, Registration until 12 noon, $10 vehicle entry fee. Dash Plaques to the first 50 vehicles. 26 Awards, including Top Car/Truck and Top Motorcycle. A portion of the entry fees and fundraising will benefit Save-A-Vet. Enjoy music, food discounts for vehicle owners, vendors, and fun! For more information, visit BGVMotorsports.com, Facebook.com, or call 847-235-6528.

Sun, Oct 02 in Elburn,  IL

500 Filmore St., @ Elburn Lions Park, Elburn Lions All Wheel Car Show, rain or shine, 8am - Noon, Carousel Sound providing music, pumpkin dec contest, good and beverages. Driving cruise SAT. Oct. 1 before car show to custom car fabrication shop, The TinMan's and a steak dinner back at Lions Park. Car show registration $20 day of show, $15 pre-reg. by Sept 16. Visit www.ElburnLions.com for registration info. All proceeds donated to Elburn Lions Charaties. For more info: office@elburnlions.com or 630-365-6315

Sat, Oct 08 in St. Charles,  IL

4200 E. Main Street, @ Baltria Vintage Auto Gallery, (On Hwy 64/North Ave. 2 Miles west of Rte 59. Across from Pheasant Run Resort & DuPage Airport). 2nd Saturday ea. month thru Oct. / 9am to 3pm. Our shows feature Live Music! No Entry Fees! Awards & Gifts! Great Food! Fun for All Ages! All cars, trucks, motorcycles, & car clubs welcome! FREE event for participants & spectators! More info: 630.443.4582

Sun, Oct 09 in Addison,  IL

550 N Shriners Dr, At Medinah Shrine Center, Medinah Shriners 9th annual car show. 8AM-3PM, pre reg $15, at show $20. Spectators free. Pancake breakfast from 8AM-Noon $6 adults, $3 children. Food & beverage available all day. Please leave coolers at home. Participant voting ;3-D Sound DJ. Scott 630-889-1400

Sun, Oct 09 in Highland Park,  IL

2490 Skokie Valley Rd., Audi Exchange / Audi Car Club Chicagoland Chapter car show, 10-2 pm. Relaxed, casual show open to everyone.Any and all makes and models welcome. A history of really diverse cars, which really makes the show a lot of fun.Over double the space this year! Bring your appetite--grilling burgers and hot dogs. Raffle with some sweet Audi swag, & prizes for the winners of 6 different show categories (Favorite stock car, favorite modified car, favorite exhaust note, Best Audi in show, Best non-Audi in show, Audi Club President favorite). DJ Dahmino will play music and MC the event.To enter the show, click here.  Space for the exhaust contest is limited, so RSVP early. To just attend, just RSVP on our Facebook event page

Fri, Oct 14 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 NEW FREE Twilight Event sponsored by Thomas Toyota! More info: www.doublekproductions.com

Sat, Oct 15 in Roselle,  IL

333 E. Irving Park Rd, 5th Annual Friendly Ford Car & Bike Show, Reg 9am-noon, Awards 3pm, Customer Appreciation Day, 40 Awards!  First 50 receive Dash Plaques.  Food Service on site. No Fee compliments of Friendly Ford. More info:  www.doublekproductions.com

Sun, Oct 16 in Downers Grove,  IL

1303 Butterfield Rd. @ Hooters, Registration: 9 am-Noon, Awards 4 pm, Hot Rods and Hot Wings, and good old Rock N Roll. Bring out your Classic, Muscle, Antique, or Custom and join in on the fun. Free Posters signed by the Hooter poster girls. More info at doublekproductions.com

Sun, Oct 30 in Batavia,  IL

1335 S.River St.(Rt.25), @ Funway Entertainment Center, 15th Annual "Original" Halloween Car Show! Pre 83 and Show Quality 83-91 American Made Cars and Trucks. Special Halloween Awards. 50/50. Buck-A-Car Payout. Food and Beverages Available. $50 Cash Award for Car Show Participant's Best Adult and Best Children's Costume and Best Decorated Car. $20 Registration 9am-Noon, Awards 3pm. More info: www.oldgoldcruisers.com or 630-567-2753

Sun, Oct 30 in Schaumburg (start),  IL

Woodfield Mall, Parking Area B2, Just W of the Firestone Tire Center, along Golf Rd. (For GPS users B2 is at 42° 03.01' N and 88° 02.26' W) WHOOSH WITCH 49 Halloween Gimmick Road Rallye, Just a good family fun. Lots of Halloween decorated homes. Registration Begins: 11 am. Free Rallye School: 11:30 am. First car off: 12:30 pm. Cost: $18 per car. Trophies: 1st Overall, Master (Top 10% of overall registration), Novice (Top 20% in class), Beginner (Top 20% in class), Best Costume (one each adult and child), Best Trick’r Treat’r. More info Jeff at 708-280-3369 or brandxrt.tripod.com or visit ‘The Brand-X Rallye Team’ on Facebook and like us or e-mail us at: BrandXRallyeTeam@aol.com  

Sun, Nov 06 in Lake Bluff (Start),  IL

305 S. Waukegan Road, Join the Waukegan/ North Shore Chapter of AACA and travel the backroads of NE Illinois and SE Wisconsin on our own  56th Annual Run to the Brighton Classic Car Tour representing the Classic Brighton England Car in it’s 120th year. Cars 25 years or older preferred but all cars welcome. Depart at 10 am. Info & registration: illinoisregion.aaca.com/calendar or Harold Flood 847-223-4186 or car4464@aol.com  Pre-reg. required by Oct. 26

Sun, Nov 06 in Woodstock,  IL

11900 Country Club Rd., Skip's USA Swap Meet and Car Show, Gates open at 8 am. Admission $9, Kids free.  Show and sale cars, car and truck parts. For more info: SkipsUSA@Yahoo.com or www.SkipsUSA.net



Cruise Nights - listed by day of the week

Mondays

Countryside, IL

at the Home Depot lot, 5 pm till dark, All Cylinders Car Club, 200 + cars, no fee, 50/50 raffle, DJ

Downers Grove, IL

1211 Butterfield Road, Suite B, Monday Night Cruise In at Downers Sand Club Sports Bar & Grill, 6-9 pm. Event dates: May 2 – Sept 26, No events on holidays – May 30, July 4, Sept 5. Enjoy music by BGV Motorsports, food specials and cruiser discounts, prizes, charity fundraising for Save-A-Vet, and a Top Vehicle Award. More info: www.Facebook.com/BGVMotorsportswww.BGVMotorsports.com, or BGVMotorsports@yahoo.com

East Dundee, IL

319 North River St., motor Mondays at the depot, 69 – 9 PM, June 6, July 4 and August 1. All show cars, regardless of their maker model, welcome to park along the River and Water streets downtown. Live DJ playing car themed music, free raffle and food specials from local restaurants. More info: 847-425-2255 or www.DiscoverDundee.org

Hoffman Estates, IL

2352 W Higgins Rd, @ Barrington Square Town Center on North side of street. Starting the 1st Monday in May though end of Sept., 6pm til 9pm, DJ, food discounts. More Info: Ralph (847) 921-7566

Melrose Park, IL

8327 W. North Ave.,@ McDonald's, from 6pm-?, Mid-May through October (Weather permitting). All cruisers welcome. Come by and share the memories of days gone by with friends and fellow car enthusiasts at the former location of Skip's Fiesta Drive In. Hope to see you there! Contact email: SkipsTribute@gmail.com

Skokie, IL

Westfield Old Orchard Mall / West Side of Old Orchard Shopping Center, Memorial Day through Labor Day, New this year is our Car Corral. Check out our web site we are a 501 C charitable organization & give back to the community with scholarships & grants for HS Kids. www.MondayNightCarShows.com

St. Charles, IL

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

Tuesdays

Batavia, IL

500 N. Raddant Rd. @ Fast Eddie's LUNCH TIME Cruise-In, 11am-2:30pm. Starting May 3 thru Sept. Delicious food available by Fast Eddie's Hot Dogs. More info at www.oldgoldcruisers.com or 630-567-2753

Palatine, IL

2015 N. Rand Rd., 2nd Tuesday Night Cruise In at City Limits Harley-Davidson, 6-9 pm. Event dates: May 10, June 14, July 12, Aug 9, and Sept 13. Enjoy music by BGV Motorsports, food specials by Alley 64, dash plaques for the first 25 cruisers, fundraising for The Heart of a Marine Foundation, and a Top Vehicle Award. More info: www.Facebook.com/BGVMotorsportswww.BGVMotorsports.com, or BGVMotorsports@yahoo.com

Palatine, IL

1775 N. Rand Rd., in the old Menard’s parking lot, 4th Tuesday Night Cruise In, hosted by Culvers, 6-9 pm. Event dates: Aug 23, and Sept 27. Enjoy music by BGV Motorsports, food specials, prizes, dash plaques for the first 25 cruisers, fundraising for The Heart of a Marine Foundation, and a Top Vehicle Award. For more information: Facebook.com, BGVMotorsports.com, or 847-235-6528.

Wauconda, IL

Main Street, entrance is at Route 176 and West Mill St., June 21, July 19, August 16, September 20. 5-9 pm, All cars/bikes welcome. Discounts at local establishments. DJ. Raffles.More info: Alise Homola -  ahomola@wauconda-il.gov – 847-526-9600 x112

West Chicago, IL

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

Wednesdays

Bloomingdale, IL

Army Trail & Gary Ave., @ Stratford Sq. Mall, 6-8 pm, June 15, July 20, Aug, 17 & Sept 21. Activities for kids, food vendors,music. Features Matt Avery of the Daily Herald's Classic Recollections weekly column. Car reg. is free. More info: events.dailyherald.com/daily-herald-cruise-nights

Brookfield, IL

3700 Block of Brand Blvd., 5:30 pm. Antique, Muscle, Classic, Motorcycle. Friendly family fun, open to everyone, bring your car or just yourself. Visit our local nearby businesses at the Grand Prairie Crossing, Weather permitting. More info: 708-3872500

Cary, IL

West Main & Jandus Rd., Downtown, June thru August, 6-8:30 pm, hundreds of classic cars, residents and visitors. More info: 847-639-2800 or www.CaryGroveChamber.com

Joliet, IL

124 Stone City Dr, Corner or Laraway and RTE 53, @ Stone City VFW, Cruising for the Vets, May-Sept, 6pm - 9pm, $1.50 draft beers, DJ, Food with car hop servers, 50/50 raffles benefiting VFW organizations, All bikes, cars and trucks welcome. More info: tonymo58@yahoo.com

Lake Zurich, IL

Main Street cruise night, between Church St and Old Rand Rd, May through October, 6 PM, show cars enter from the east off Church/Midlothian Road

Libertyville, IL

On Church Street downtown, Car Fun on 21, June 22, July 20, August 17, September 21. See classic cars, 25 years and older. To display your car, enter on Brainard and a volunteer will assist you more info: www.MainStreetLibertyville.org

Mundelein, IL

Park Street, Park on Park, 5–9 pm, June 8, July 13, August 10 Sept. 14, (show cars enter through Seymour Avenue), pre-1977 vehicles only. For details visit www.ParkonPark.com

Roselle, IL

1360 Lake St. at Gary Ave, @ Tilted Kilt, 5-9 pm, More Info: doublekproductions.com

Vernon Hills, IL

12 Hawthorn Center.  4th Wed. Night Motors on Milwaukee Cruise In at Sears Auto Center, Hawthorn Mall, 6-9 pm. Event dates: June 29, July 27, Aug 24 & Sept 28. Enjoy music by BGV Motorsports, food by Food For Your Soul Food Truck by Calzone & Macaroni Co., Dash Plaques for the first 25 cruisers, and a Top Vehicle Award. Collecting coats for Midwest Veterans Closet and nonperishable food for the Vernon Area Food Pantry. More info: www.Facebook.com/BGVMotorsportswww.BGVMotorsports.com, or BGVMotorsports@yahoo.com.

Thursdays

Antioch, IL

27045 Grass Lake Rd., 2nd & 4th Thursday Night Cruise In at Cuda’s Bar & Grill, 6-9 pm. Event dates: May 12 & 26, June 9 & 23, July 14 & 28, Aug 11 & 25, and Sept 8 & 22. Enjoy music by BGV Motorsports, food specials, dash plaques for the first 25 cruisers, charity fundraising for Home of the Sparrow, and a Top Vehicle Award. More info: www.Facebook.com/BGVMotorsportswww.BGVMotorsports.com, or BGVMotorsports@yahoo.com

Barrington, IL

Harris Bank parking lot on S. Cook S, just S. of Lake Cook Rd., 6:30-9 pm, June 2 thru Sept 1. Food, ice cream vendors, fantastic prizes and entertainment. Different car themes each week. More info: 847-304-3400 or www.barrington.gov

Fox Lake, IL

90 S. Hwy 12, 1st, 3rd, 5th Thursday Night Cruise In at Kodiak Automotive, 6-9 pm. Event dates: May 19, June 2, 16, & 30, July 7 & 21, Aug 4 & 18, and Sept 1, 15 & 29. Enjoy music by BGV Motorsports, food/beverages by Cuda’s Bar & Grill, dash plaques for the first 25 cruisers, charity fundraising for Lyme Support Network, and a Top Vehicle Award. More info: www.Facebook.com/BGVMotorsports, www.BGVMotorsports.com, or BGVMotorsports@yahoo.com

Geneva, IL

Kane County Courthouse, Geneva Classic Car Show, during July & August 6-8 pm. The audience comes from near and far to bop to the music of the 50s while they ogle the beauties and vote for their favorite make and model. More info & weather status: 630-232-6060

Huntley, IL

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

Mt. Greenwood, IL

111th and St. Louis, @ Mount Greenwood Community Church, Classis Customs Unlimited hosts cruise night 5-9 om, DJ split the pot, prizes nightly, best of cruise trophy and BBQ. More info: Mike 78-692-1167

Westmont, IL

Cass Avenue, downtown, Westmont Cruisin' Nights, 5-9 PM, June 2 thru Aug. 25, different theme each week with classic cars, live music and more. More info: 630-829-9378 or www.WestmontEvents.com

Winthrop Harbor, IL

1275 Sheridan Road at Harbor Plaza near the Illinois & Wisc. border, begins June 2, 5 pm. Come join us for an evening of family fun and great music. We'll also have, for Cruise Cars and Trucks only, $1 Hot Dogs (limit of 3) and 20% off any menu item at Droopy's Gyros! For more info visit www.mis-shiftscarclubinc.com/

Wood Dale, IL

155 W Irving Park Road, @ Wood Dale Bowl, starring 50's DJ Tony. Starts May 19th at 6pm (goes til end of August). More info: 630-766-6800 or wooddalebowl@aol.com

Fridays

Chicago, IL

Archer .between Natoma and Nashville from 6-9 pm, June 3, The GRREAT Archer Cruise Night, four parking lots available, several of Chicago's finest food trucks, and lots of good old fashioned fun! More info: 773-213-0296 or Torreylewis23@gmail.com

Downers Grove, IL

Main Street, Summer Nights Classic Car Show, 6-9 pm, Free downtown event with classic cars; a different type featured every week. May to Sept 2. More info: 630-725-0991 or www.DowntownDG.org

Oswego, IL

2440 Route 34, @ Famous Dave's, 5-9 pm. More info: www.doublekproductions.com

Park Ridge, IL

20 S. Prospect Ave., @ Park Ridge Library, First Friday monthly, Cruisin' Park Ridge, hosted by Park Ridge Chamber, thru September. Food, beverages, activities for kids. More info: www.ParkRidgeChamber.org

Rolling Meadows, IL

2401 Kirchoff Rd., in the church parking lot, hosted by the Meadows Christian Fellowship, May 27 through September 9, 5 – 8 pm, free family event where several hundred unique automobiles are on display. Food cold beverages, ice cream, music. More info: 847-255-8764 or www.MeadowsCruiseNights.com

Roselle, IL

244 East Maple Ave., at Roselle American Legion Hall, 6 – 9 PM, May 20 – Sept.9, more info: 630-816-2276 or www.CruiseRoselle.com

S. Barrington, IL

67 E. Algonquin Road, Willow Creek Cruise Nights: May 20, July 15, August 19, Sept. 16, 5 - 8 pm, (June 19, Sunday, Dad Fest Car Show). Food, Music, Fun. More info: John (224) 512-2074 or jgingerich@willowcreek.org

Wasco, IL

41W379 Route 64, 5 mi. W of Randall Rd. @ The Lodge on 64, 6–9 PM, June 3 to Sept. 30. Enjoy music food specials, giveaways & a top vehicle award. Fundraising for the Salvation Army, Tri-City Corps. More Info: BGVMotorsports.com

Wheaton, IL

113 W. Front Street, Vintage Rides, thru Aug 26, setup 4-5 pm, opens 6 pm, DJ, our 19th year! 

Saturdays

Mt. Prospect, IL

In the Metra lot, route 83 and NW Highway. Bluesmobile Cruise Nights , six – 9 PM, May 14 through Sept. 24 for details visit MPDMA.com or BMBCruiseNights on Facebook.

Sunday

Addison IL

550 N. Shriners Dr., Medinah Shrine Center, just W. of 355 & N. of Army Trail Rd off of Swift. 8 am - 3 pm. Benefitting Shriners Hospitals for Children - Chicago. Show is open to all years, makes & models. Food & beverages available. More info: www.Medinah.org/car_show.htm or MedinahCarShow@aol.com

Batavia IL

Downtown Batavia, Enter off of Rt.25 at State St. only, Fabulous 50's Free Classic Car Cruise-In.Sponsored by Batavia Main Street and Boyce Body Werks.50's Dress Up Contest Award sponsored by Old Gold Cruisers.4-9 pm. Info at www.oldgoldcruisers.com or 630-567-2753.

Elgin IL

2486 Bushwood Dr. (1 mile N of 90, off Randall Rd), @ Rookies, 5-9 pm. More info: www.doublekproductions.com

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