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Thursday, August 12, 2021 in Willow Springs, IL

Willow Springs Car Show

Willow Springs 13th Annual Benefit Car Show, 1 Village Circle, Downtown Willow Springs, 4 PM - 9 PM, benefit local veteran organizations, This event will kick-off Willow Fest which includes live music, great local food, amusement rides and 100’s of cars. Entry donation of $20 and participates receive t-shirt and dash plaque. More Info: http://www.willowsprings-il.gov/11th-annual-benefit-car-show-2/

Saturday, September 11, 2021 in Elgin, IL

Elgin Car Show

Hopkins Ford, 1045 E Chicago St, Elgin IL 60120, 5th Annual All Makes/Models Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show 9 am - 3 pm, Operation Support Our Troops, Rain date is on 09/18/2021. Awards will be given out to Top 40, "Best Of" & "Club Participation". Raffles, Food, Mad Turtle, Music and special guest Tommy Hawk will be there. Gate Registration is $15. More Info: https://www.stallionsgate.com

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Sun, Aug 01 in Bourbonnais,  IL

A Day at the Park 30th Annual Mustang and Ford Show, 459 N Kennedy Drive Perry Farm Park, 8AM-2:30PM, Rain or Shine More Info: 708-308-1220 stang255@comcast.net http://www.northernmustangcorral.com

Thu, Aug 12 in Willow Springs,  IL

Willow Springs 13th Annual Benefit Car Show, 1 Village Circle, Downtown Willow Springs, 4 PM - 9 PM, benefit local veteran organizations, This event will kick-off Willow Fest which includes live music, great local food, amusement rides and 100’s of cars. Entry donation of $20 and participates receive t-shirt and dash plaque. More Info: http://www.willowsprings-il.gov/11th-annual-benefit-car-show-2/

Sun, Sep 05 in Maple Park,  IL

Main Street Maple Park Car Show, Main Street Maple Park, 8AM-3PM, Sponsored by the Maple Park American Legion, More Info:https://www.drivechicago.com/car-shows/uploads/Maple%20Park%20Car%20Show%202021.pdf

Sat, Sep 11 in Elgin,  IL

Hopkins Ford, 1045 E Chicago St, Elgin IL 60120, 5th Annual All Makes/Models Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show 9 am - 3 pm, Operation Support Our Troops, Rain date is on 09/18/2021. Awards will be given out to Top 40, "Best Of" & "Club Participation". Raffles, Food, Mad Turtle, Music and special guest Tommy Hawk will be there. Gate Registration is $15. More Info: https://www.stallionsgate.com

Sun, Sep 12 in Chicago,  IL

Chicago's Classic Car Show, 3800 W. Ogden Ave. Chicago, Illinois 60623 Historic Route 66 (Chicago), 12pm-5pm. Chicago's Historic Route 66 Classic Car Show is Chicago's ONLY Classic Car Show on Historic Route 66, The Mother Road. Free Public Admission, Great Food and Fun for the entire Family More Info: 773-592-4718 drewgoldsmith66@gmail.com https://www.carsonroute66.com

Sat, Sep 25 in Joliet,  IL

Annual Orphan Car Show, 1503 Clement St., (Croatian Cultural Club) 10AM-3PM, More Info: 815-258-9987 Bob35072@AOL.com

Sun, Sep 26 in Crestwood,  IL

4901 Cal Sag Road, Cruising for a Cause / Park N Bark, Park N Bark 2021 12PM-4PM, Cruising for a Cause, Park N Bark is a Car and Motorcycle show to be hosted by At The Office Sports Bar and Grill in Crestwood. Funds raised will benefit The Moon Dog Farm. More Info: 708-638-5358 or phil@cruisingforacause.info



Cruise Nights - listed by day of the week

Monday

Joliet, IL

The Joliet American Legion would like to welcome all Cruise Night Enthusiasts to join them for their Classic Car Cruise Nights held every Monday evening from 4-8 pm. Enjoy great food and drinks from the American Legion while DJ Dr. B plays classic music from the '50s to the '70s as we turn back the hands of time. Located at the Joliet American Legion, 2625 Ingalls, Joliet.

McHenry, IL

The Skyline Cruise Night takes place at the McHenry Outdoor Theatre every Monday from 4:30-7:30PM June 7th- October 11th. Admission is free, but a $5 donation can be made to benefit local community organizations. For more information visit GoldenAgeCinema.com.
Theme Nights:
* July 19 - CORVETTES
* July 26 - TUNERS, IMPORTS, RAT RODS & MOTORCYCLES
* August 2 - EUROPEAN, STREET RODS, CUSTOMS, RACE CARS, EXOTICS
* August 9 - JEEPS, TRUCKS & MOTORCYCLES
* August 16 - PRE-WWII
* August 23 - PONTIAC
* August 30 - Back to the 50's - Elvis Impersonator
* September 6 - NO SHOW - LABOR DAY
* September 13 - FORD
* September 20 - CADILLAC
* September 27 - BUICK
* October 4 - OLDSMOBILE
* October 11 - SPONSOR'S CHOICE - Band = MODERN DAY ROMEOS and TRUNK OR TREAT Also Best of the Season Awards

South Barrington, IL

Stop by Willow Creek Community Church located at 67 E Algonquin Rd in South Barrington from 5-8PM. Hosted by the CARS Ministry of Willow Creek Church, this is a free event open to vintage, classic, custom, muscle and antique cars and trucks. Food and music will be provided. Meal coupons will be passed out to the first 100 participants. Signs will direct you to the back of parking lot F. Please note the dates are 3rd Monday of each month.
* Monday, July 19, 2021 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
* Monday, August 16, 2021 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
* Monday, September 20, 2021 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Wood Dale, IL

Join us for the return of our Wood Dale 3rd Monday Night Cruise-In series, brought to you by BGV Motorsports and the City of Wood Dale. Event dates are June 21, July 19 and August 16, 2021. All events will take place at Wood Dale Community Square located at 300 Wood Dale Rd in Wood Dale. Shows run from 6-9 PM with gates opening at 5PM for show vehicles to enter. All show cars, trucks and motorcycles are welcome! A free event for vehicle owners and community spectators. Enjoy music by BGV Motorsports, beautiful vehicles on display (plenty of parking available), and outdoor food for purchase by White Cottage Pizzeria! For More information, e-mail BGVMotorsports@yahoo.com

Tuesday

Downers Grove, IL

Cozzi Corner Tuesday Cruise Nights are back.  Visit Cozzi Corner Hot Dogs, Beed, & Catering at 1202 75th St in Downers Grove from 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM every Tuesday for classic cars entertainment from “Big Bopper” DJ Service, prize giveaways and more. For more information, visit Cozzi Corner on Facebook or reach to info@cozzicorner.com.

Hillside, IL

4950 Washington St Hillside Commons, Summer nights in hillside 5pm - 9pm, Shriners, Cruise Nights /Concerts, Food for sale craft fair. Free admission More Info: tmilazzo@hillside-il.org

Wednesday

Cary, IL

Cary Cruise Nights are back on Wednesday nights. Longest running Car Show in McHenry County. Every Wednesday in downtown Cary at 122 W Main Strette from 6:00-8:30P www.CaryGroveChamber.com.

Lemont, IL

Every Wednesday in historic downtown Lemont, the classics will be rolling in from 6:00 – 9:00 PM. Join us for special theme nights each week. For more information, visit lemont.il.us/home.
* July 21- Buick / Olds / Pontiac
* July 28 - Harley / Custom Bikes - Kids Night
* August 4 - Exotic Cars - Veterans Night
* August 11 - Custom Truck - Expo Night
* August 18  - Mopar
* August 25 - Last Show of the Season - Kids Night

Thursday

Chicago, IL

7340 W. Foster Av. (Foster & Harlem (Northwest corner)) Reilly Auto Parts, City Wide Classics 6:00PM-9:00PM.

Geneva, IL

The Geneva Chamber of Commerce sponsors a Car Collector Showcase at the Kane County Courthouse off Fourth Street from 5 to 8 p.m. every Thursday from July 8 through August 26.The chamber will decide by 3 p.m. that day to cancel the event in case of inclement weather. For more information, visit www.genevachamber.com/geneva-classic-car-show.

Friday

Saturday

Mount Prospect, IL

Mount Prospect Lions Bluesmobile Cruise Nights is held in the Mount Prospect Metra East Lot at the SE corner of Emerson St. and Northwest Hwy. Cruise Nights normally runs from May through September, every Saturday from 3pm-9pm (weather permitting). New for 2021: Motorcycles will be allowed to be shown in the (vacant) public safety building driveway at 112 E Northwest Hwy. This is the triangle shaped lot that faces NW Highway, and is directly across from the Metra East Lot. For more information, visit https://mplions.org/cruise-nights/.

Sunday

Villa Park IL

290 W. Roosevelt Rd. Sonic Drive-In, Villa Park Sunday Cruise Night 7pm-7pm, Participants receive a discount on any purchase at Sonic during the Cruise Night. Cruise on down meet up with old friends, make new friends, talk cars, kick tires. More Info: 630-927-4810 VPSummerCarShow@Yahoo.com   or  http://SUMMERCARSHOW.ORG