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The Auto Enthusiast's Guide to Austin.

Austin Area Car Shows

Looking for things to do in Austin? Well, we have some car shows and transportation related events for you!

Our list includes car shows and events for hot rod, kustom, muscle car, sports car, exotic car, antique, electric and classic car enthusiast in the central Texas area including Austin, San Antonio and Houston.

If you have an event that you would like us to list please email us right now at motortexas.usa(at)

DISCLAIMER: We add show dates and descriptions as a convenience! Always always always visit the show sponsor's web site to verify dates and details!

Today is: Friday, April 29, 2016
Events: 33 (within 60 miles)

Kingz of Tha South/ Twin Peaks Custom Car Show


Start: Saturday, April 30, 2016
End: Saturday, April 30, 2016
Days Until Event: 1

Registration Time- 8am- 1pm
Carshow Time- 12noon- 5pm
Hundreds will enter but only a few select will win over 80 custom king of the car show trophies.
With multiple categories.
Entries for cars trucks and motorcycles are $25.
We even have categories for Lowrider bikes, trikes, pedal cars, and power wheels for $20.
We will have vendors, live DJ & entertainment, free giveaways, cold drinks, good food, and nice rides.
Always a good time and turn out. Bring your wife, kids and husband, even grandma. Everybody loves carshows!!!!
For more info contact:
512-517-4660 or 512-789-4396


Leander Car Show - Monthly


Start: Sunday, May 1, 2016
End: Sunday, May 1, 2016
Days Until Event: 2

This car show is held on the first Sunday every month.
Time: 10am - 1:00 pm

[Ed. Please visit their FB page for the latest information and schedule changes.]

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Air Cooled VW's at In N Out - Monthly

Cedar Park

Start: Wednesday, May 4, 2016
End: Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Days Until Event: 5

Air Cooled VW's First Wednesday at In N Out. All air cooled VWs are velcome!

Every First Wednesday

In N Out
Cedar Park
901 East Whitestone
7pm till ?

Added: August 2014. (Src: Gary A.)

Austin Air Coolers - First Thursday Tour de Force - Monthly


Start: Thursday, May 5, 2016
End: Thursday, May 5, 2016
Days Until Event: 6

AAC - First Thursday @ Austin Pizza

Austin Air Coolers - First Thursday Tour de Force

The Austin Air Coolers VW Gang meets every first thursday of the month for an informal social gathering to show off our rides (no matter what condition!) and hang out. There is NO REQUIREMENT for coming to this meeting other than to show up with an interest to be there, you don't even have to be in a VW although it is encouraged. We know as well as anyone that this can be a challenge so just do your best - your VW will appreciate it. Any VW is welcome, air cooled and water cooled, any age, any condition. Most of our vehicles are in some sort of daily driver condition so don't be bashful.

Meeting Details:
7:30pm on the 1st Thursday at Austin's Pizza, 1817 South Lamar Boulevard, Austin, TX 78704
(512) 795-8888. Here we get $5 off pizzas (=$8.00) and drink beers while we sit outside on the patio surrounded by VWs. Austin's Pizza is dog friendly.

8:15pm We make announcements and welcome everyone to the meeting before firing up our collective engines and embarking on our patented Tour de Force cruise to a random location (free swim at Barton Springs, shuffle board across the street, etc), or we'll just continue to grace Austin's Pizza with our presence and VWs!

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Hot Rod Drive In Night at Top Notch Hamburgers


Start: Saturday, May 7, 2016
End: Saturday, May 7, 2016
Days Until Event: 8

Time to shine up the old ride and drive over to Top Notch Hamburgers for another Top Notch Hot Rod Drive-In Night!

Pre 1971 classics and older!

Top Notch Hamburgers
7525 Burnet Rd., Austin, TX 78757
6:00 PM

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Creedmoor May Fest


Start: Saturday, May 7, 2016
End: Saturday, May 7, 2016
Days Until Event: 8

It's time to fire up the old hot rod tractor or whatever you've got and head out to the Creedmoor Community Center in Creedmoor Texas. Saturday May 7th 2016 for the Car , Truck, Tractor & Motorcycle Show hosted by the Blue Flame Cruisers. Registration is at 9:00 am till 12:00 noon.
For twenty bucks be eligible for door prizes all day T-Shirt, goodie bag, food coupon & live music
by Jon Burklund at noon. arts and crafts, consessions availible all day. Awards presentation at 2:30
pm. For more information go to Free admission and free parking for spectators. Show will be under the pavilion lots of shade and air conditioned cool shopping in the community center. Hear our adds on Koke Radio and we will see you there.

More Info: http://www.creedmoorcommunityc...

GTACC Car Show and Charity Benefit


Start: Saturday, May 7, 2016
End: Saturday, May 7, 2016
Days Until Event: 8

Georgetown Area Car Club
9th Annual Car Show and Charity Benefit

Sun City Social Center Parking Lot – 2 Texas Drive, Georgetown, Texas

Saturday May 7, 2016; Rain Date May 14, 2016

Registration 8:00 am – 10:00 am. Awards 3:00 pm.
Pre-Registration: $25 at
Same Day Registration $35; Includes T-Shirt & Goodie Bag; 200 Car Limit

Show Times: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Spectators Free.

Proceeds from the show go to scholarships for Georgetown and East View High School graduating seniors, who have successfully completed the Automotive Technology Program and have committed to continuing their formal education, and to other worthy charitable causes in the Georgetown, Texas area.

The 2016 Car Show will feature:

• Impartial judging of all classes
• Approximately 200 Vehicles
• 35 or more classes
• Awards to top 3 in each class
• Special Awards (Best in Show, Best Paint, Best Engine, Best Interior, Longest Distance Driven)
• Raffles, Auctions, Food, Vendors, Music, Entertainment
• Clean Indoor Restrooms!

For more information, watch for updates at or contact us at

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38th Annual Granger Lakefest and Homecoming


Start: Saturday, May 7, 2016
End: Saturday, May 7, 2016
Days Until Event: 8

10:00 am-3:00 pm

The 38th Annual Granger Lakefest, Homecoming, BBQ Cook-Off and Car Show!! There will be live music, food, fun, arts, food, crafts, auction, cars, vendors, and did I mention great food.

Car Show line up starts at 10:00 am. There is a Parade at 10:30 and convertibles are needed. I need everyone's help to break the record for the most cars that have attended this show. I need 100+ cars to break this record and this will be the year we do it with your help.

Registration is 11:30-1:30 with Awards at 3:00. 201 W. Davilla St. Granger, TX 76530.

Contact Mark Harwell at 512-818-1813, Jessica Repa 512-713-8958 or Robert Garcia at 512-968-4660 or just email for more information.

Take a small cruise but make a HUGE impact on this community. Good Times and Great Fun at Granger Lakefest!!!

Texas Thunder / C.A.R. Hot Rod Night - Monthly


Start: Saturday, May 14, 2016
End: Saturday, May 14, 2016
Days Until Event: 15

Texas Thunder Car Club invites you to bring the family and come enjoy good food and cool cars many of us grew up with but didn't get enough of in the prime era of Austin in the 50's, 60's, & 70's.

See a variety of classic and muscle cars & trucks from these two clubs.

2nd Saturday every month.
6-10PM at Top Notch. 7525 Burnet Rd.

[Updated 3/2015]

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Killeen texas high school baseball team booster club car show


Start: Saturday, May 14, 2016
End: Saturday, May 14, 2016
Days Until Event: 15

MISSING PIECE car club presents
1st annual killeen texas high school baseball team booster club car show.
When: May 14th 2016
Location: killeen high school parking lot 909 elms road killeen tx
Entry fee:$20 spectators:free
Reg time: 11a-1p show time :11a-4p
Trophies: top 40, plus 8 classes for best of Including kids choice and best of show 2 foot tall,3 foot tall for most reps.


Wimberley Mustang Show


Start: Saturday, May 14, 2016
End: Saturday, May 14, 2016
Days Until Event: 15

The Wimberley Merchants Association has invited the Mustang Owners Club of Austin to have a show and shine car show in Wimberley, to help stimulate the tourist trade in Wimberley after the two devastating floods last year. The show is scheduled for Saturday May 14th , 12:00PM-5:00PM. There is plenty of shopping in the area, and several of restaurants. It’ll be lots of fun.

Please put May 14th on your calendar and be part of MOCA’s effort to help the Village of Wimberley, as they regain their reputation as a favorite tourist attraction. Mustangs will meet in the parking at Academy in San Marcos at 11:00AM on May 14th, then cruise to Wimberley at 11:30AM. This will be a Mustang only show. There is no entry fee, this show is FREE, and all Mustangs are invited.

Cars and Coffee Austin at Oasis - Monthly


Start: Sunday, May 15, 2016
End: Sunday, May 15, 2016
Days Until Event: 16

Cars and Coffee Austin is a monthly automotive celebration that meets at The Oasis on Lake Travis, the "Sunset Capital of Texas."

You will typically find more late model muscle cars, sports cars and exotics at this meetup.

Cars and Coffee is held there each month on the second Sunday from 10 am to 1 pm.

The Oasis on Lake Travis
6550 Comanche Trail
Austin, Texas

[NOTE: BEFORE ATTENDING Please check the CarsAndCoffeeAustin FB page for deviations in the scheduled.]

FB Page:

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Round Rock Car Show - Monthly

Round Rock

Start: Sunday, May 15, 2016
End: Sunday, May 15, 2016
Days Until Event: 16

The Round Rock Police Officers Association and the City of Round Rock are proud to announce the return of the Round Rock Car Show.

Every 3rd Sunday of the Month from 10 AM to 1 PM

Centennial Plaza 301 W. Bagdad in Round Rock

Make sure to check their FB page for updates.

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Rod Chopperz Cruise Nite - Monthly


Start: Friday, May 20, 2016
End: Friday, May 20, 2016
Days Until Event: 21

Rod Chopperz Cruise Nite
Every 3rd Friday nite of the month (March thru October) from 6pm-midnight
Belton, TX

This is our 4th annual-monthly park and hang out cruise nite. All rides are welcome (late and early models, cars, trucks, and bikes). We gather around the courthouse square in the middle of town. There are local restaurants within walking distance. Kids are welcome. No load music, alcohol, or trash allowed! Respecting this event and town has kept this alive. If the weather is bad, please contact Rod Chopperz 254-624-1495 before coming out. The Cruise nite maybe canceled for that nite.

Location: Courthouse square at the corner of Hwy 317 and Central Ave, Belton, TX

Annual VW Show


Start: Saturday, May 21, 2016
End: Saturday, May 21, 2016
Days Until Event: 22

4th Annual VW Show
21 May 2016 8:00am-4:00pm. Belton, TX

The Killeen Volksclub presents its 4th Annual VW show at the Confederate Park in Belton Texas.

More Info: http://killeenvolksclub.webs.c...

Cedar Park Cross Country Car & Motorcycle Show

Cedar Park

Start: Saturday, May 21, 2016
End: Saturday, May 21, 2016
Days Until Event: 22

Local Food Vendors
Great 60s 70s and 80s music
Raffle with several items
Games for the kids
Bake Sale
Door prizes for the car show participants

Rain Date May 28th

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Zuehl Field Wings and Wheels


Start: Saturday, May 21, 2016
End: Saturday, May 21, 2016
Days Until Event: 22

Marion Texas 78124
Saturday, May 21, 2016 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Fly-In, Drive-In, Ride-In
FAA Identifier: 1TE4
Show off your favorite Plane, Classic Car, Classic Motorcycle, Classic Tractor

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May Fest

New Braunfels

Start: Saturday, May 21, 2016
End: Saturday, May 21, 2016
Days Until Event: 22

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Cruise In at Dick's Classic Car Museum - Monthly

San Marcos

Start: Saturday, May 21, 2016
End: Saturday, May 21, 2016
Days Until Event: 22

Every third Saturday of the Month from 5:00-8:30pm. FREE! Bring your classic, antique, muscle car or motorcycle.

Dick's Classic Car Museum
120 Stagecoach Trail
San Marcos, TX 78666
5:00 pm - 8:30

More Info: http://www.dicksclassicgarage....

G21 Takes Over Taylor - Monthly


Start: Sunday, May 22, 2016
End: Sunday, May 22, 2016
Days Until Event: 23

G21 Takes Over Taylor!!! Every 4th Sunday of the month. 10:00am until 1:00pm.
New Location!! 104 East 2nd St. Taylor, TX 76574 Downtown.

G21= "Giving in the 21st Century" Every monthly show we choose a different charity to help with awareness and donations. Please come help us support some great charities as well as see some great friends and great cars.

Contact Robert Garcia for any questions. (512) 968-4660 or

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Memorial Day Weekend Open Car Show


Start: Saturday, May 28, 2016
End: Saturday, May 28, 2016
Days Until Event: 29

Mid-Texas Corvette Club Memorial Day Weekend Open Car Show

More Info: http://www.midtexascorvetteclu...

Hot Rod Standoff


Start: Saturday, June 4, 2016
End: Saturday, June 4, 2016
Days Until Event: 36

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San Marcos

Start: Saturday, June 4, 2016
End: Sunday, June 5, 2016
Days Until Event: 36

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Blue Flame Cruisers Car Show


Start: Saturday, June 18, 2016
End: Saturday, June 18, 2016
Days Until Event: 50

Bastrop City Hall
1311 Chestnut St.

Top 30 Judge Show plus Specialty Awards to
Best Bow Tie
Blue Oval Award
Magnificent Mopar
Best Truck
Best Motorcycle
Raddest Rat Rod
New Muscle
Blue Flame Award

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Fathers Day Car Show


Start: Sunday, June 19, 2016
End: Sunday, June 19, 2016
Days Until Event: 51

Join us at the same big show field as last year at the intersection of 51st Street and North Lamar. This is conveniently located next to the Winters state office building, provides substantial space for the show and spectator parking, and it is visible to the major thoroughfare. More than 400 automobiles were displayed at our last Father’s Day Antique Automobile Show, and there were a lot of spectators dropping in to see the cars.


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Defy Cancer Car Show


Start: Saturday, July 16, 2016
End: Saturday, July 16, 2016
Days Until Event: 78

TWA Texas, Defiance, and Piinkies Out car crews will be hosting a car show this summer! There will be prizes for the different winners of the car show!

SHOW CLASSES TBD (Best Import, Best Team Dedication, People's Choice, etc)
$2 General Admission
$5 to enter car show
Children 10 and under are FREE

Date: Saturday July 16, 2016
Time: 12pm-5pm
Location: TBA (will be in Austin)
Email if you would like to set up a vendor booth

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Texas Invasion Auto Expo

San Marcos

Start: Saturday, July 16, 2016
End: Saturday, July 16, 2016
Days Until Event: 78

Texas Invasion Auto Expo
Hosted by: 9GensoSiety
Location: San Marcos Municipal Airport
Date: 16 July 2016/ 10am thru 6pm
Spectator Fee: $10 /military ID is free
Category Contestants for prizes: $25
VIP positioning by WWII planes $55

Will have food, drinks for sale
Will have models but still looking for more
Still looking for more vendors

2016 Corvette Invasion at the Circuit of the Americas


Start: Saturday, July 23, 2016
End: Sunday, July 24, 2016
Days Until Event: 85

This year’s event will be at the world's famous F1 track the Circuit of the Americas.

***This is Rain or Shine Event and Open to Corvettes Only***

See the FB event link below for more information.

FB Event:

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Texas Mustang Roundup and Swapmeet


Start: Saturday, August 6, 2016
End: Saturday, August 6, 2016
Days Until Event: 99

Contact information
Central Texas Speedway

More Info: http://www.centraltexasspeedwa...

Hill Country Rally for Kids

Dripping Springs

Start: Saturday, August 20, 2016
End: Saturday, August 20, 2016
Days Until Event: 113

Show off your car or motorcycle and compete in the Hill Country Rally for Kids Car Show! There are professsional and kids judges. We have a lot of new entries this year and several different styles of trophies. Please come out, support the kids and let them experiecnce a great Car & Bike Show!

Cars in 8am-10am
Down town Dripping Springs Texas on Mercer Street. 78620

See website for registration and location.

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Promise Land Fall Car Show


Start: Saturday, September 24, 2016
End: Saturday, September 24, 2016
Days Until Event: 148

The car show will begin at 11:00 am and run til 4:00 pm.
For more info please contact, Fred Blackman Jr (512)576-0694.

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Hutto JROTC Full Throttle Car Show


Start: Saturday, September 24, 2016
End: Saturday, September 24, 2016
Days Until Event: 148

Registration is $20 per vehicle
There will be food, a live band (The Clutch Kings), DJ, and Awards!

All proceeds will go to benefit the Hutto JROTC Cadets

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Veterans Weekend and Car Show


Start: Friday, November 11, 2016
End: Saturday, November 12, 2016
Days Until Event: 196

Annual Veterans Car Show hosted by the Bastrop area cruisers.
Join us in Honoring our veterans. Join us Friday and cruise historic Bastrop .

Held on Main street Downtown. Go to Bastropareacruisers website to download a registration form. contacts Bo Godfrey 512-801-2722. Many Car classes , awards, Raffle and Fly over.

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