Below are some of the major shows and events in the northeast Ohio area, some around the country.  Yep, it's only a few.  To help us out:

    1.  Click here to get to our Events Lists page.  There you'll find lists and lists of events and their links.
    2.  Contact Us to share info on any events that definitely need to be included here.

Upcoming Events

March 2020

2020 Summit Racing Equipment I-X Piston Powered Auto-Rama

March 13-15, 2020
Cleveland, Ohio

website:  http://www.pistonpowershow.com/
Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/pistonpowershow

 

contact:  Steve Legerski, show manager

  • phone: 216.265.2514
  • email: slegerski@ixcenter.com

good to know:

  • The 2020 theme is March Motor Mania.
  • We have a separate page on Car Idiots Forever just for the I-X Piston Powered Auto-Rama.  Click here for even more info!
  • There is no online registration. Click here to find how to register.

title sponsor:

Summit Racing Equipment

June 2020

The Great Race
June 20-28, 2020
San Antonio, TX to Greenville, SC

website:  https://www.greatrace.com/ and https://www.greatrace.com/faq
Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/greatracerally/

 

 

 

contact:  Jeff Stumb, director of The Great Race, tours & events

  • phone: 423.648.8542
  • email: jeff@greatrace.com

good to know:

  • The 2020 race is from San Antonio, Texas, to Greenville, South Carolina with $150,000 in prize money!
  • Here’s an interesting video by the late Jessi Combs on what it’s like to participate in the race: click here.
  • Registration is already full for 2020, but that doesn’t mean you can’t follow along! It looks like a blast!

sponsors:

 

 

Hemmings Motor News                    Hagerty Drivers Club                             Coker Tire                                    Reliable Carriers

July 2020

British Car Day
July 25, 2020
Hudson, Ohio

website:  http://BritishcardayHudson-Cleveland.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NEOBCC/

 

 

 

contact: Tony Burgess, show organizer

  • phone: 614.899.2394
  • email: MGOHIO1@gmail.com

good to know:

  • This event is organized by the Northeast Ohio British Car Council.
  • It says “British,” but all makes and models are welcome.
  • 2020 registration info will be available online in late January 2020.
  • In 2019, they hosted 275 cars in 40 classes.
  • All their profits are donated to Cleveland-area charities.

primary sponsor:

Automotive Artistry/British Car & Bike 

August 2020

 

 

56th Studebaker Drivers Club International Meet
August 5-8, 2020
Chattanooga, Tennessee

website:  http://www.studebakerdriversclub.com
Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/StudebakerDriversClubInc/

 

 

 

contact:  Wayne Lee

  • phone:  404.803.8489
  • email:  ww.lee@yahoo.com

good to know:

  • They expect 300-400 Studebakers on display.
  • Attendance should exceed 1,800.
  • There will be a large swap meet.  Contact Wayne Lee for more info. 
  • Click here for a flyer pdf.
  • Local attractions info:  chattanoogafun.com
     

 

Musketeers Charity Car Show
August 09, 2020
Richfield, Ohio

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/musketeersgrill/

 

contact:  Karen Pach

  • phone: 216.310.5481
  • email: kpevents39@gmail.com

good to know:

  • This is its 8th year as a fundraiser for a cure for Juvenile Diabetes. Last year, they succeeded in raising $11,000!
  • It is a 100-car exclusive event -- that means that preregistration is very important!
  • Each entry receives a free all-homemade continental breakfast that day, and there are discounts in the restaurant all during the event.

September 2020

Molto Bella Auto Show
Stay tuned for the date!  (probably September 13, 2020)
Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, Akron, Ohio

website:  https://todaroscarshow.com/
Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/todarosautoshow/

contact:  Frank Todaro

  • phone: 330.929.3378
  • email: frank@todaroscarshow.com

good to know:

  • No registration: cars are invitation-only.
  • Still, organizers emphasize that they are always looking for exotic, rare and different (not necessarily perfect) vehicles.
  • There’s something for everyone, from the newest models to the oldest classics.
  • This fundraiser supports the Kidney Foundation of Summit County in honor of Frank's father, Mel Todaro.

sponsors:

Sponsorship opportunities for the 2020 show are available now.  Contact the Molto Bella organizers here for more info.

 

Northwood University Classic Car Show
September 25-28, 2020
Midland, Michigan

 
website:  https://nuias.northwood.edu/the-show
Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/nuautoshow

 

 

contact:  Donna Wagner, Aftermarket Management Chair

  • phone:  989.837.5149
  • email: wagnerd@northwood.edu

good to know:

  • This event is part of the Northwood University International Auto Show, which is North America’s largest outdoor new car show.
  • It is entirely run by NU students.  Has been since its inception in 1964.
  • The two shows together average 50,000 attendees and 500 vehicles over three days.

 

 

Medina Wings and Wheels
September 27, 2020
Medina, Ohio

website:  http://www.flymedina.com/index.html

 

contact:  Eric Olson

  • phone:  330.239.1606
  • email:  fsmfrontdesk@yahoo.com

good to know:

  • It’s a car and plane show, and they offer biplane rides by Heritage Biplane.
  • It's probably the largest car show in the Medina area.  Over 2,000 people showed up in 2019, enjoying the planes, cars, vendors and food trucks.
  • There's no registration; just show up that day.  The first 150 cars are then registered for judging.  Since they have between 500-700 antique, vintage, classic and specialty cars each year, it's good to show up early.

sponsor:  Flight Services of Medina

October 2020

Hershey Region Eastern Fall Meet

Antique Automobile Club of America
October 7-10, 2020
Hershey, Pennsylvania

 website:  http://hershey.aaca.com/
Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/Hershey-Region-AACA

 

contact:  Steve Moskowitz 

  • phone:  717.534.1910
  • email:  aaca1@aaca.org

good to know:

  • The Fall Meet began back in 1955!
  • There are usually over 1,200 car show entrants, 1,000 cars for sale and 9,000 vendors. We can safely say it’s a big event.
  • In fact, it’s called “The Super Bowl of AACA Car Shows.”

As always, Contact Us  if you can suggest any other events to list here!