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Sunday, May 20, 2018 in Joliet, IL

Joliet Car Show

2001 W. Jefferson Street, at Hawk Chevrolet, Corvettes Unlimited Car Club hosts the 42nd Annual Indoor Corvette Show and G.M. Parts Swap Meet, 8 am-2 pm . Celebrating America's sports car, this all Corvette indoor show attracts spectators and entries from the surrounding states.  The oldest entrant this year, from 1957, belongs to a club member. Entry donation is only $5 with children 12 and under free.  Proceeds donated to Easterseals Joliet Region. People's Choice Awards, three trophies per class, dash plaques for all entrants, and a Dealer's Choice Award presented at the conclusion of the show.  Stop in and have a look! More info or to register your Corvette, visit http://www.corvettesunlimited.net/  registration form click here.

Friday, June 01, 2018 in Joliet, IL

Joliet Car Show

1437 N. Larkin Ave., Summer Show & Shine @ Thomas Toyota Joliet, 5pm-9pm  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

Saturday, June 02, 2018 in Tinley Park, IL

Tinley Park Car Show

17514 Oak Park Ave, @ Bettenhausen Auto, 20th Annual Car Show, 9am-3pm. The Bettenhausen Team puts on a great FREE show with trophies. Plan on joining us for the annual event. More info: www.doublekproductions.com

Sunday, June 17, 2018 in Naperville, IL

Naperville Car Show

2495 Aurora Ave. @ Bill Jacobs BMW/Mini, Father's Day! 11-3 pm. What better way to spend the day with Dad than at a Car Show! Plenty of great looking cars, food trucks (ChaSa's Gluten Tootin Free Food Truck & Roaming Hog), &  plenty of music to fill the afternoon. Trophy's & Prizes given to class winners, including Best in Show.  This event is FREE for all spectators. For Exhibitors only, we ask that you purchase a $25 online ticket at this link. All proceeds to 3 local charity organizations: Naperville Responds for our Veterans, Loaves & Fishes, & the A.D.O.P.T. Pet Shelter. Exhibitors arrive at 8:30 AM. Judging begins at 12:30 pm & ends at 1:30 pm. Prizes Announced &  Awarded at 2 pm. Show concludes at 3pm. AWARDS: Best in Show $500 Visa Gift Card, Runner up $200 Visa Gift Card, People's Choice Award, Best Classic Muscle, Best Modern Muscle, Best Euro, Best Asian, Best British, Best GM, Best Ford, Best Mopar &  Best Exotic each win $100 Gift Card. More Info: www.NapervilleCharityAutoShow.com or info@napervillecharityautoshow.com

Saturday, June 23, 2018 in Elgin, IL

Elgin Car Show

1045 E Chicago St, Annual All Makes/Models Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show Presented by Stallions Gate Mustang & Ford Club, Inc. hosted by: Hopkins Ford. (Rain Date 06/30/2018) 9 am - 3 pm $15 Gate Entry/Registration.  Awards for Top 40 & 'Best Of', Raffles, Food Vendors, The Mad Turtle, Music and Lots More!! Raffle proceeds go to Operation Support Our Troops Gates Open at 8 am. All Spectators Welcome (NO bicycles, roller blades, skateboards, hoverboards or pets are permitted) For more info: www.stallionsgate.com or Jeff Swanson at blackstang54@gmail.com  (630) 215-8881 or on Facebook

Saturday, September 08, 2018 in Carpentersville, IL

Carpentersville Car Show

17N702 Western Avenue - IL Route 31, At Raceway Woods Nature Preserve, 10th Annual Meadowdale, Motorsports and Memories Car Show.  10 am-3pm rain or shine. Celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the opening of Meadowdale International Raceways and the 60th Anniversary of the Scarab Race Car.   Also the 10th Anniversary of the founding of MiRPA (The Meadowdale International Raceways Preservations Association.) Wide array of vehicles will gather on the straightaway of the Historic Meadowdale International Raceway  “ghost track.”  As always, the timeless appeal of the Corvette will be recognized as hundreds of race and street cars of all marques gather.  Free to spectators and also food, beverage and memorabilia vendors, a DJ, raffles and, new this year, track history presentations.   Information and registration forms for the car show will be available at the website,  www.MIRPA.org and on our Facebook page.

Saturday, September 08, 2018 in Bloomingdale, IL

Bloomingdale Car Show

 201 South Bloomingdale Rd., 2018 Bloomingdale Septemberfest Car Show, 12:30-4:00 p.m. Registration Forms HERE.  Note: A $5 entry fee (payable the day of show) will be applied this year, all proceeds going to the Joe Draghi Scholarships, awarded annually to area students. Return registration form to: drive@flash.net or U.S. Mail to: Village of Bloomingdale. c/o Septemberfest Car Show. Approved vehicles receive two tickets to the  2019 Chicago Auto Show/each complimentary ticket provides free admission to the 111th  annual show, February 9-18, 2019, at McCormick Place. Vehicles Compete for Trophies:* 7th Annual Marilyn Zaccardi Trophy * People's Choice Award * Participant's Choice Award * Judging for Stock, Modified, Special Interest & Survivor * Special Award Packages by Turtle Wax representatives. Remember, in conjunction with the Car Show, is the annual festival in the park. This includes a DJ with dance and musical entertainment on stage; food and drink vendors, craft and art booths; Scholarship Awards and family activities. The festival continues into the evening with area bands playing till 10 pm. More Info: VillageofBloomingdale.com

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

Sun, May 20 in Joliet,  IL

2001 W. Jefferson Street, at Hawk Chevrolet, Corvettes Unlimited Car Club hosts the 42nd Annual Indoor Corvette Show and G.M. Parts Swap Meet, 8 am-2 pm . Celebrating America's sports car, this all Corvette indoor show attracts spectators and entries from the surrounding states.  The oldest entrant this year, from 1957, belongs to a club member. Entry donation is only $5 with children 12 and under free.  Proceeds donated to Easterseals Joliet Region. People's Choice Awards, three trophies per class, dash plaques for all entrants, and a Dealer's Choice Award presented at the conclusion of the show.  Stop in and have a look! More info or to register your Corvette, visit http://www.corvettesunlimited.net/  registration form click here.

Sun, May 27 in Schaumburg,  IL

1110 Perimeter Dr, Hooters Cup Series XVIII 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, Jun 01 in Joliet,  IL

1437 N. Larkin Ave., Summer Show & Shine @ Thomas Toyota Joliet, 5pm-9pm  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

Sat, Jun 02 in Tinley Park,  IL

17514 Oak Park Ave, @ Bettenhausen Auto, 20th Annual Car Show, 9am-3pm. The Bettenhausen Team puts on a great FREE show with trophies. Plan on joining us for the annual event. More info: www.doublekproductions.com

Sun, Jun 03 in ,  IL

3301 Hennepin Dr, Hooters Cup Series XVIII 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, Jun 10 in Downers Grove,  IL

Hooters Cup Series XVIII 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, Jun 10 in Gurnee,  IL

7225 Grand Ave., 2nd Annual ChiWaukee Border Chapter All Buick Car Show. @ ANTHONY BUICK GMC, $15 Reg. fee - First 100 Vehicles receive dash plaque, 9am-3pm---Rain or Shine---Peer Judging---Music Provided----Food for Purchase.  More info: Kevin Kauppi (224)623-1297, kevinkauppi13@aol.com

Sun, Jun 10 in Orland Park,  IL

15300 South La Grange Road, Hooters Cup Series XVIII 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, Jun 15 in Elk Grove Village,  IL

Front parking lot of Elk Grove High School.The Elk Grove Rotary Fest Car Show, 6:00p.m. (show cars arrive @ 5:00p.m.). This is part of the annual Rotary Fest. Rides, games, bands, food, beer tent, etc! Registration is $20.00. ALL proceeds go directly to the Mead Food Pantry. Register day of show.  Crowd (ballot) voting only! Trophies for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place (cash prize for 1st place!!). Awards @ 9:00! For complete festival info, go to www.elkgroverotaryfest.com! See ya there!

Sun, Jun 17 in Effingham,  IL

2900 North 3rd Street, 20th Annual Funfest for Air-Cooled VW. Presented by Mid America Motorworks Grounds open daily at 8 am   We are celebrating the 20th Annual Funfest Air-Cooled VW at Mid America Motorworks’ corporate campus. The event kicks off on Friday and features a three-day car show, Fun Run Road Tour, Celebrity Choice Awards, Educational Seminars, Swapfest, Free On-Site Camping, special displays, food and entertainment, giveaways and more. More Info:  www.funfestacvw.com

Sun, Jun 17 in Naperville,  IL

2495 Aurora Ave. @ Bill Jacobs BMW/Mini, Father's Day! 11-3 pm. What better way to spend the day with Dad than at a Car Show! Plenty of great looking cars, food trucks (ChaSa's Gluten Tootin Free Food Truck & Roaming Hog), &  plenty of music to fill the afternoon. Trophy's & Prizes given to class winners, including Best in Show.  This event is FREE for all spectators. For Exhibitors only, we ask that you purchase a $25 online ticket at this link. All proceeds to 3 local charity organizations: Naperville Responds for our Veterans, Loaves & Fishes, & the A.D.O.P.T. Pet Shelter. Exhibitors arrive at 8:30 AM. Judging begins at 12:30 pm & ends at 1:30 pm. Prizes Announced &  Awarded at 2 pm. Show concludes at 3pm. AWARDS: Best in Show $500 Visa Gift Card, Runner up $200 Visa Gift Card, People's Choice Award, Best Classic Muscle, Best Modern Muscle, Best Euro, Best Asian, Best British, Best GM, Best Ford, Best Mopar &  Best Exotic each win $100 Gift Card. More Info: www.NapervilleCharityAutoShow.com or info@napervillecharityautoshow.com

Sat, Jun 23 in Elgin,  IL

1045 E Chicago St, Annual All Makes/Models Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show Presented by Stallions Gate Mustang & Ford Club, Inc. hosted by: Hopkins Ford. (Rain Date 06/30/2018) 9 am - 3 pm $15 Gate Entry/Registration.  Awards for Top 40 & 'Best Of', Raffles, Food Vendors, The Mad Turtle, Music and Lots More!! Raffle proceeds go to Operation Support Our Troops Gates Open at 8 am. All Spectators Welcome (NO bicycles, roller blades, skateboards, hoverboards or pets are permitted) For more info: www.stallionsgate.com or Jeff Swanson at blackstang54@gmail.com  (630) 215-8881 or on Facebook

Sun, Jun 24 in ,  IL

2212 Ferry Road, Iron Gate’s 5th Annual International Auto Show.  Join us for the festivities as Iron Gate Motor Condos presents their 5th annual Premier International Auto Show. Registration begins at 10am with awards at 3pm.  There will be 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

Sat, Jun 30 in Schiller Park (Start),  IL

(Start at) O'Hare Oasis travel Plaza on I-294, "This is That Custom Car Club" invites you to participate in our Road Tour. This event welcomes everyone that's a car enthusiast from classic, trucks, muscle, hot rods, custom, and Rat Rods. This year we will be cruising 235 miles north to Sturgeon Bay, WI. With 3 stops: 1st stop- Build-a-Breakfast restaurant Milwaukee, 2nd stop- Harley Davidson National Museum, 3rd stop- America's Tallest Flagpole Sheboygan, 4th Tour stop- Lambeau Field 50ft tall Super bowl Trophy, Green Bay,  We will be lodging at The Lodge at Leathem Smith, 1640 Memorial Drive, Sturgeon Bay, www.thelodgeatls.com. Events in Sturgeon Bay include, Friday night fish fry our meet and greed, touring scenic Door County and our cruise night. More info: Fernando 773.766.8944 or thisisthatccc@gmail.com.

Sun, Jul 01 in ,  IL

8225 W Higgins Rd, Hooters Cup Series XVIII 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 08 in Oak Forest,  IL

5340A W. 159th St., Enter show grounds via 159th St. about 2 blocks east of Central Ave. 15th Annual Oak Fest Car/Bike Show, Reg 9am-12noon awards at 4pm  $25. participation fee  This show has been sold out the past 5 years.  It is suggested that you plan to 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

Sun, Jul 22 in Downers Grove,  IL

1303 Butterfield Rd, Hooters Cup Series XVIII 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/   

Sat, Aug 04 in Schaumburg,  IL

Car Show: 10:00 AM -3:00 PMRegistration: 10:00 AM –1:00 PM. Participant Voting from 1:00 PM-1:30 PMTrophy Presentation: 2:30 PM436 E Golf Rd., @ Fuddruckers. Charity car show to benefit United Parent Support for Down Syndrome (UPS for DownS). Cost is $20 to register a car. Spectators are free. Participant voting with trophies awarded for stock, modified, future classic (1985 and newer) and more!! Music, raffles and 50/50 split the pot.  UPS for DownS is a Schaumburg non-profit organization offering support, education & encouragement to families & others that care about a person with Down syndrome. Car Show: 10 AM -3 PM. Registration: 10 AM –1:00 PM. Participant Voting from 1PM-1:30 PM. Trophy Presentation: 2:30 PM.  More info: Jeff Parcell (847) 682-3675 jpproddj@wowway.com

Fri, Sep 07 in St. Charles,  IL

4200 E Main Street, @ Baltria Vintage Auto Gallery and runs from 5:00pm to 8:30 pm. Join us for this free event featuring live music, food, awards, games, and of course awesome cars! Classic/vintage cars & trucks, hot rods, street rods, late model, custom, motorcycles, and more are invited.  Event is open to the public. Everyone gets in free! We'll see you there! More info: nathan@baltria.com or (630) 443-4582

Sat, Sep 08 in Bloomingdale,  IL

 201 South Bloomingdale Rd., 2018 Bloomingdale Septemberfest Car Show, 12:30-4:00 p.m. Registration Forms HERE.  Note: A $5 entry fee (payable the day of show) will be applied this year, all proceeds going to the Joe Draghi Scholarships, awarded annually to area students. Return registration form to: drive@flash.net or U.S. Mail to: Village of Bloomingdale. c/o Septemberfest Car Show. Approved vehicles receive two tickets to the  2019 Chicago Auto Show/each complimentary ticket provides free admission to the 111th  annual show, February 9-18, 2019, at McCormick Place. Vehicles Compete for Trophies:* 7th Annual Marilyn Zaccardi Trophy * People's Choice Award * Participant's Choice Award * Judging for Stock, Modified, Special Interest & Survivor * Special Award Packages by Turtle Wax representatives. Remember, in conjunction with the Car Show, is the annual festival in the park. This includes a DJ with dance and musical entertainment on stage; food and drink vendors, craft and art booths; Scholarship Awards and family activities. The festival continues into the evening with area bands playing till 10 pm. More Info: VillageofBloomingdale.com

Sat, Sep 08 in Carpentersville,  IL

17N702 Western Avenue - IL Route 31, At Raceway Woods Nature Preserve, 10th Annual Meadowdale, Motorsports and Memories Car Show.  10 am-3pm rain or shine. Celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the opening of Meadowdale International Raceways and the 60th Anniversary of the Scarab Race Car.   Also the 10th Anniversary of the founding of MiRPA (The Meadowdale International Raceways Preservations Association.) Wide array of vehicles will gather on the straightaway of the Historic Meadowdale International Raceway  “ghost track.”  As always, the timeless appeal of the Corvette will be recognized as hundreds of race and street cars of all marques gather.  Free to spectators and also food, beverage and memorabilia vendors, a DJ, raffles and, new this year, track history presentations.   Information and registration forms for the car show will be available at the website,  www.MIRPA.org and on our Facebook page.

Sun, Sep 09 in Rosemont,  IL

Stephens Convention Center, Chicago Classic Auto Show, the ultimate car experience featuring an expansive showcase of over 600 classic cars, and 200 vendors representing auto detailing and restoration products and services, parts, tools and accessories, and memorabilia. To learn more and how to attend, display your vehicle, exhibit or sponsor, visit www.theclassicautoshow.com/chicago or e-mail Info@TheClassicAutoShow.com, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for regular updates.

Sun, Sep 23 in Effingham,  IL

2900 North 3rd Street, 25th Annual Corvette Funfest.  Presented by Mid America Motorworks, Grounds open daily at 8 am. Corvette Funfest is a FREE Customer Appreciation event, attracting thousands of Corvette enthusiasts from around the country, as well as internationally, with four full days of activities designed to promote the Corvette hobby.   Corvette Funfest is the World’s Largest Corvette Party, with suppliers and vendors offering on-site installations, educational seminars led by industry experts, special displays and shopping, as well as Celebrity Choice Awards, off-site excursions and headlining entertainment! Corvette Funfest Highlights: 1/8 Mile Drag Strip Racing, Fun Run Road Tour, Charity Event Benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Free Concert featuring Decades Rewind, Expert Panel, Celebrity Autographs, Fashion Show, Club Bartending Challenge, Funfest Paradise – Ladies Seminars and Activities, Food Court, Shopping, Off-Site Excursions, Celebrity Choice Awards, Educational Seminars, On-Site Installations. More info: www.corvettefunfest.com



Cruise Nights - listed by day of the week

Mondays

Skokie, IL

West parking lot of Westfield Old Orchard Mall, In our 11th season, our fifteen shows are May 28th through September 3rd. 6 pm to 9 pm. Vehicle registration begins at 5 pm. Please register your vehicle on our website for a faster check-in! 400 vehicles weekly including Classic cars, Muscle cars, Hot Rods, Motorcycles. Food, music, vendors. $5 per show car (season's discount pass available), spectators free! We are a non-for-profit that gives scholarships to students. Visit our website or like us on Facebook.

Tuesdays

Hillside, IL

4950 Washington Blvd.  @ Hillside Commons, HILLSIDE SUMMER NIGHTS, Hillside’s 2nd Annual Cruise Night Sponsored by Pauls Beef.  Concerts, food, craft beer, market place. All types of vehicles welcome. Dates; Tuesdays
July 24th, 31st, August 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th. More info: www.summernightsinhillside.com

Wednesdays

Thursdays

Geneva, IL

Fourth & James St., behind the Kane County Courthouse, Geneva Classic Car Shows, July 5-August 30, 2018 From 6 - 8pm, 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

Fridays

Saturdays

Mt. Prospect, IL

Corner of Northwest Highway & Route 83 in West Train Commuter Parking lot, 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Mount Prospect Lions Club Bluesmobile Cruise Night. Run by the Mount Prospect Lions Club this is the events 12th year. Suggest small donation to the Mount Prospect Lions Club. Every Saturday Night from May 12 - September 29. Live Music every Saturday Night. Every night is a Car theme. Every night is a Radio Station giveaway. Lots of Restaurants & Bars in the downtown area. www.mplions.org

Sunday