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Saturday, October 08, 2022 in Wheaton, IL

Wheaton Car Show

2015 Manchester Rd.  NAMI DuPage 3rd Annual Car Show at OctoberFest 9am - Noon at the DuPage County Fairgrounds.  Pre-registration includes a free pancake breakfast. Date changed from October 1. All proceeds go to NAMI DuPage which provides free mental health support. Vehicle entry fee: $20. For more information and to register, call 630-752-0066, email or visit:

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

Sun, Sep 25 in Downers Grove,  IL

1202 75th St. 26th Annual Fall Pontiac & All-American Car Show 9am - 2pm rain or shine. Dash plaques to the first 100 entries, 50/50 drawing.  Awards given at 2pm. Registration: 9am - 11am, $15 per entry. For more information, call: (630) 346-8652.

Sun, Sep 25 in Indian Head Park,  IL

Corner of Wolf and Joliet Rds. Noon - 4pm Indian Head Park Car Show.  Prizes, food and live music by Strata. Preregistration: $15, $20 at the door. For more information, visit:

Sun, Sep 25 in Joliet,  IL

3795 CenterPoint Way. The 15th Annual Trackside Mustang, Shelby & All Ford Car Show 11am - 6pm presented by the Chicago Vintage Mustang Club at the Autobahn Country Club. All Ford show, all years welcome. Door prizes, full concession stand, great music. Car admission: $20 day of show (allows two participants).  Spectator admission: $5. Registration 11am - 1:30pm, judging 1:30pm, trophies at 4pm, parade laps from 5pm - 6pm. For more information, call (630) 373-3404 or visit:

Sun, Sep 25 in LaSalle,  IL

601 Lafayette St. No Speed Limits Car Show. Free registration from 8am - Noon with student-judged awards at 2pm. Dash plaques to the first 100 vehicles.  This event is presented by the LaSalle Peru Area Career Center. Breakfast, lunch and beverages will be available. For more information, call (815) 223-2454 or e-mail

Sun, Sep 25 in Melrose Park,  IL

1000 N. 25th Ave. Melrose Park Police FOP Lodge 19 Car Show 10am-3pm. A barbeque follows from  3pm - 7pm. Entry fee: $10 per car. 

Sun, Sep 25 in New Lenex,  IL

12546 W. Harvey Dr. Second Annual Jack Lanigan Jr. Memorial Charity Car Show 10am - 2pm. Family fun, food, raffles, DJ and car show apparel.  Rain date: October 2.

Sun, Sep 25 in Yorkville,  IL

825 Erica Lane. Car Show 2022 10am - 3pm. Trophies awarded. Minimum donation day of show: $10. Presented by Bike Bald Group supporting children with cancer and rare illnesses. For more information, visit:

Sun, Sep 25 in Yorkville,  IL

7935 State Route 71.  Lyon Farm Fall Festival Car Show 10am - 3pm.  Presented by the Kendall County Historical Society. Awards given. Enjoy food, craft fair, hay rides and children's games.  Registration: $5 per car from 10am - Noon. Sponsored by Hetts Auto Sales.

Sat, Oct 01 in Lockport,  IL

15052 Archer Ave. Midwest Gear Grinders Car Club Car Show Honoring Armed Forces Day 9am - 3pm.  This show replaces the cancelled Spring show.  Food and beverage sales provided by the Lockport American Legion.  Fourteen judged classes with awards presented at 3 pm. Entry fee is $20 at the gate. Registration from 9am - Noon. Sponsored by Turtle Wax and Midwest Gear Grinders Car Club.

Sat, Oct 01 in Oregon,  IL

120 N River Road. Annual Foundation for Focus House Car Show with Autumn on Parade 8am - 3pm. One of the Foundation's largest events of the year benefiting residential youth at Focus House. For more Information, call: 815-562-5881, email: or visit:

Sun, Oct 02 in Yorkville,  IL

10826 State Route 71.  Kendal County Fairgrounds Fall Fest Auto Show  8am - 3pm  in participation with 3D Sound Company.  Food vendors, craft shows, beer gardens, music.  For more information or to register online, visit

Sat, Oct 08 in Joliet,  IL

2312 Essington Rd.  Benefit Car Show 10am - 4pm (rescheduled from Aug. 20). Music, food trucks, 50/50 raffle drawing and more at the Crossroads Christian Church.  Entry fee: $20 per vehicle.

Sat, Oct 08 in Morris,  IL

8890 N. Rt. 47.  Thirty-sixth Annual Morris Lions Club Fall Classic Car Show/Swap Meet 8am - 4pm at the Grundy County Speedway. Great food and drink available. Car corral with on-site parking.  Music by 3-D Sound. Orphan Show Saturday, Classic Show Sunday.  Trophies and dash plaques awarded.  Registration fee: $20, Spectator admission: $5. For more information, call: 815-931-0226 or visit:

Sat, Oct 08 in Wheaton,  IL

2015 Manchester Rd.  NAMI DuPage 3rd Annual Car Show at OctoberFest 9am - Noon at the DuPage County Fairgrounds.  Pre-registration includes a free pancake breakfast. Date changed from October 1. All proceeds go to NAMI DuPage which provides free mental health support. Vehicle entry fee: $20. For more information and to register, call 630-752-0066, email or visit:

Sun, Oct 09 in Oswego ,  IL

1015 Harvey Rd. Fox Valley Kickers Car Show Noon - 4pm. Food and awards. Music provided by Carousel Sound Company,

Thu, Oct 13 in Schaumburg,  IL

1551 N Thoreau Dr. Mecum Collector Car Auction. Auction opens to the general public on Thursday, October 13 and continues through Saturday, October 15. Doors open Thursday at 1pm, Friday and Saturday at 10am. Advanced tickets: $20  per person per day (offered until 11:59 pm October 12).  Once auction begins, $30 per person per day (at the gate and online). For more information, visit

Fri, Oct 28 in Crestwood,  IL

4901 Cal Sag Rd. Cruise Night at the Office Sports Bar and Grille 5pm - 8pm. Costumes and candy encouraged by not required during Truck-or-Treat. For more information, call (708) 338-5520.

Sat, Feb 11 in Chicago,  IL

2301 S. King Dr. McCormick Place. Chicago Auto Show  10am - 10pm. Saturday, Feb.11 - Feb.19; 10am - 8pm Sunday, Feb. 20.  Adults: $15; Seniors 62 and better: $10; Children 6-12, $10; Three and under with payed adult family member: free.

Cruise Nights - listed by day of the week


Carpentersville, IL

8000 Miller Rd. Culver's of Carpentersville will host a Cruise Night the fourth Monday of each month through September 26th from 5pm - 8pm. All makes and models of show vehicles welcome.  For more information, call (224) 587-6803

Frankfort , IL

Breidert Green in Downtown Frankfort every Monday night 5 pm to 8 pm through September 26.  Free to attend and park.

Lockport, IL

222 E. Ninth St, in Central Square. Cruisin' into Lockport every Monday through September 26. Music and kids entertainment provided.  For more information, visit:

McHenry, IL

1257 N. Green St. Green Street Cruise Night every Monday 6pm - 8pm  through October 10 (no program Labor Day Monday). Classic cars, music and vendors.  No admission but a $5 donation supporting local non-profit organizations is greatly appreciated. 

South Barrington , IL

67 E. Algonquin Rd. Parking lot F,  fourth Monday of each month. Cruise Nights at Willow Creek 5pm - 8pm.  Free event open to vintage, classic, muscle, custom and antique vehicles. Food and music provided.  To register, call John Gingerich- (224) 512-2074.

St. Charles, IL

1545 W. Main St. Cruise Night at Rookies All American Pub & Grille 5pm - 8pm. All cruisers welcome. No entry fee.

Villa Park, IL

290 W. Roosevelt Rd. (Ardmore & Roosevelt) Sonic Drive-In Monday Cruise Night 5:00pm - 9:00pm. Themed music along with free admission.   Meet old friends and make new ones.  For more information, call: 630-832-3092 or e-mail:


Downers Grove, IL

75th and Lemont Rds. Cruise Night at Cozzi Corner 5:30pm - 9pm through Oct. 4. Free admission. Big Bopper DJ, raffles and nightly awards.

New Lenex , IL

145-199 Veterans Parkway. Cruise the Commons 5pm to 8pm every third Tuesday of the month through September.  Free to attend and register. 

Northlake, IL

121 North Ave. Cruise Night at the Happy Tapper 6pm - 10pm. All cars, trucks and motorcycles welcome. Kid friendly event.

Sandwich, IL

125 Duvnick Ave. Cruise Night at Johnny K's 5pm - 9pm.  Every other Tuesday from Aug. 23 through Oct. 18. Cars, trucks and motorcycles welcome.


Antioch, IL

27843 W. Grass Lake Rd. Port of Blarney Cruise Night every second and fourth Wednesday from 5pm - 8pm through September 28.

Arlington Heights, IL

1045 S. Arlington Heights Road. Summer Cruise Nights at Christus Victor Lutheran Church 5pm - 8pm.  Every third Wednesday of the month through September 21. For more information, contact Rosa at (847) 437-2666.

Geneva, IL

1966 S. Kirk Rd. Cruise Night at Rookies All American Pub & Grille 5pm - 8pm. No entry fee.  All cruisers welcome.

Libertyville, IL

Milwaukee Ave. and Church St. in downtown Libertyville. Car Fun on 21 Third Wednesday of every month through September 6pm - 9pm. Vintage vehicles 25 or older welcome. Music provided by local bands and food offered from Rosati's Pizza. No registration needed.  For more information, visit:

Lockport, IL

1026 E. 9th St. Cruise Night at Lockport VFW Post 5788 5pm - 8pm through Oct. 26. All bikes and cars welcome. Variety of food options available.

Wheaton, IL

0N731 Papworth Street. VFW Cruise Nights 5 p.m.-8 p.m. VFW Post 2164. Wednesday nights during weekly burger night fundraisers. Weekly Koolest Car Trophy awarded. More Information at: /wheatonvfwpost2164


Chicago, IL

7250 W. Foster Avenue. (Northwest corner of Foster and Harlem Avenues) The O'Reilly Auto Parts parking lot. City Wide Classics 5 pm - 9pm. Thursdays through September 29.


Huntley, IL

10520 N. Route 47 near Algonquin Road.  Aloha Friday Cruise Nights 2022 5pm - 8:30pm through mid September at Bowl-Hi Lanes  For more information, call (224) 587-6803.

Roselle, IL

344 E Maple Ave. American Legion, Roselle Cruise Night 5pm - 9:pm, Weekly cruise night every Friday night weather permitting through September. Live band every night, along with our DJ. Food is available, Bring your lawn chairs.  For more information, visit:

Yorkville, IL

1211 N. Bridge St. Cruise Night 2022 5:30pm - 8:30pm. First and third Friday of the month at Pinz Entertainment Center.


Morris, IL

Downtown Morris along Liberty Street.  Morris Cruise Night 6 pm-9 pm.  Second Saturday of the month through October 8.  Entry fee $10 per vehicle benefiting the Morris Police Benevolent Society.  Music from the '60s and 70's. 50/50 raffle and multiple gas card prizes along with celebrity choice award. For more information, visit

Mt. Prospect, IL

Corner of Main St. and Rt. 83, downtown in the Metra West lot through September 24. The 2022 Bluesmoble Cruise Night with different themes every Saturday 3pm - 9pm. Special thanks to the Village of Mt. Prospect, Mt. Prospect Public Works Department and Mt. Prospect Police Department.  For more information, visit:

North Aurora, IL

113 S. Lincoln Way. First Saturday of the month June through September at the A&W Restaurant. 6pm-9pm.

Plainfield, IL

24522 N. Lockport St. Cruise Night at Larry's Diner 3 pm - 7pm through October.  Free to park, free to attend.


Addison IL

48 W. Lake St. Sunday Cruise Night at the Green Meadows Shopping Center 5pm - 8pm through October 23. Open to all vehicles.  For more information, call: 630-675-7872.

Aurora IL

205 N. Broadway.  Cars & Coffee Car Show  every Sunday morning from 9am - 1 pm through September at Two Brothers Roundhouse. Open to the public.  All makes and models welcome. For more information, call (630) 264-2739.

Elgin IL

2486 Bushwood Dr. Cruise Night at Rookies All American Pub & Grill 5pm - 8pm. off Randall Rd. North of I-90. No entry fee.  All cruisers welcome.

Willowbrook IL

301 75th St. Cars & Coffee and donuts through September at Chi-Shack 8am - 11am. For more information, call: 630-581-5620.