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Austin Area Car Shows and Events

Looking for things to do in Austin? Well, we have some events for you!

This is a list of hot rod, kustom, muscle car, sports car, antique and classic car shows and events in the Austin Texas area.

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!

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Today is: Sunday, February 14, 2016

Cars and Coffee Austin at Oasis - Monthly


Start Date: Sunday, February 14, 2016
End Date: Sunday, February 14, 2016
Days Until Event: 0

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

[Ed. please check the FB page for deviations in the scheduled.]

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Cruise In at Dick's Classic Car Museum - Monthly

San Marcos

Start Date: Saturday, February 20, 2016
End Date: Saturday, February 20, 2016
Days Until Event: 6

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

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Round Rock Car Show - Monthly

Round Rock

Start Date: Sunday, February 21, 2016
End Date: Sunday, February 21, 2016
Days Until Event: 7

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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Georgetown Classic Car and Vintage Plane Show


Start Date: Saturday, February 27, 2016
End Date: Saturday, February 27, 2016
Days Until Event: 13

Come on out to the 5th Annual Car and Plane Show at the Georgetown Airport. The show benefits which is for wounded veterans locally here in Texas. We will have food, live music, B-25 plane and helicopter rides available. Spectators get in free but donations for the charity are greatly appreciated. You can go to to register your car, buy a t-shirt, buy a calendar or make a donation.

Horsepower on the Hilltop


Start Date: Sunday, February 28, 2016
End Date: Sunday, February 28, 2016
Days Until Event: 14

Have you ever looked at a vehicle and thought '*In raspy voice* Oh yea, that's nice-that's real nice.' Well no matter what get's you going, the sight, the touch, or the sound, Horsepower on the Hilltop will have what you need to fulfill your automotive fetishes! Come see all the cars, or even bring your own, if you're into an old fashion key bowl party, and join all the other car lovers in this Oscar Wilde-esk car show!

Bring your Cars, Bikes, and Trucks to the top of the St. Edwards Garage to meet the gear heads on the hilltop it's free to attend and it's a great place to meet people.

Horsepower on the Hilltop
Top of the St. Edwards Parking Garage on the south Eastern Corner of Campus
All Welcome!

Parking Garage located at the SouthEastern end of campus located off of woodwards street. I you can not find garage get directions to 520 woodard street and you will drive right by the enterance of it.

Horsepower on the Hilltop ®u1z
1. No Burnouts!
2. No Drifting!
3. No Racing!
4. No 11’s!
5. No Donuts!
6. No Car Discrimination!
7. Be Social
8. Enjoy! Have Fun!
9. Make Connections!
10. Learn about the Austin Car Community!!

Air Cooled VW's at In N Out - Monthly

Cedar Park

Start Date: Wednesday, March 2, 2016
End Date: Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Days Until Event: 17

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 Date: Thursday, March 3, 2016
End Date: Thursday, March 3, 2016
Days Until Event: 18

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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Rouse Raider Rock N Rides Car Show


Start Date: Saturday, March 5, 2016
End Date: Saturday, March 5, 2016
Days Until Event: 20

Car Show, Music, Food and Prizes. Come out and join us on Sat. March 5th. All Proceeds go toward the Rouse Raider High School Band Boosters. We encouraged everyone and ANYTHING on wheels to come out. (No pre-registration is required) Registration opens at 8:30am that day of the event.
Cost is $20 per vehicle

1501 CR 271
Leander, Texas 78641
10:00am - 2:00pm

Check here for the FB event:

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Hot Rod Drive In Night at Top Notch Hamburgers


Start Date: Saturday, March 5, 2016
End Date: Saturday, March 5, 2016
Days Until Event: 20

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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Classic Car Meetup at Storms - Monthly

Marble Falls

Start Date: Saturday, March 5, 2016
End Date: Saturday, March 5, 2016
Days Until Event: 20

Storms Drive-In located in Marble Falls Texas is hosting a monthly car meeting called “Classics at the Classic” for Pre 1975 classics and older

First Saturday night of each month starting at 6:30 pm.

Management has requested all that attend to fill the west side of the drive-in and adjoining parking lot, leaving the east side open for regular customers.

For questions about the meetup, contact Storms.

Storms Drive-In
1408 FM 1431
Marble Falls, Texas 78654

[Editor: Hey Marble Falls meetup fans. Are you good with a camera? We want a cool and creative photo for this meetup. Send us your best shot! If we choose your photo, we will add it to this event, along with your name. email photo to]

Leander Car Show - Monthly


Start Date: Sunday, March 6, 2016
End Date: Sunday, March 6, 2016
Days Until Event: 21

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


Start Date: Saturday, March 12, 2016
End Date: Saturday, March 12, 2016
Days Until Event: 27

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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Dr Dirt Custom Car Show Benefit


Start Date: Saturday, March 12, 2016
End Date: Saturday, March 12, 2016
Days Until Event: 27

On 1/10/16 Tom Brown (Dr Dirt) was seriously injured in a truck wreck. On March 12th we will be having a car show with all proceeds going to Dr Dirt and his hospital expenses. Entry fee for both cars to show and the public is donation only. There will be music, food and other activities along with the car show. Come hungry, bring a chair and stay all day!.

Directions: Rusty's Walnut Creek Ranch is located at 394 Pleasant Chapel Road in Cedar Creek/Rockne which is just west of Bastrop. Coming from Austin, take Hwy 71 toward Bastrop, turning right on Hwy 20 just past the Highway 21 intersection. The ranch is 6 miles on the right.
event sponsor: Friends of Tom Brown.

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Texas 1000


Start Date: Saturday, March 26, 2016
End Date: Friday, April 1, 2016
Days Until Event: 41

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Spring Open Car Show at Dell Diamond

Round Rock

Start Date: Saturday, March 26, 2016
End Date: Saturday, March 26, 2016
Days Until Event: 41

MOCA’s 9th Annual Spring Open Show at the Dell Diamond
Saturday, March 26, 2016
Registration: 8:00AM - 10:30AM
Trophies @ 3:00PM

Entry Fee: $15

Saturday March 26th MOCA will be joining with the Round Rock Express and the Dell Diamond for the 2016 edition of our Spring Open Car Show. As in the past, this show is open to all makes and models of cars and trucks. Awards will be given based on the votes cast by fellow entrants.

As in our previous Spring shows, the Dell Diamond will be open and the Round Rock Express will be hosting its annual Fan Fest with lots of family-friendly activities to promote the upcoming 2016 baseball season. Concessions, rest rooms, and the Rail Yard store will be open throughout the day.

As with all MOCA shows we need the help of our members to ensure a successful event. If you would like to assist, please email because we can use your help in registration, parking, setting up before the show, and cleaning up after the show.

Location: Dell Diamond, Hwy. 79, Round Rock
Benefiting SafePlace
All makes and models welcome!!!

Rain Date: April 9, 2016
Email for more car show information.

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Hawks Classic Car Show


Start Date: Saturday, April 2, 2016
End Date: Saturday, April 2, 2016
Days Until Event: 48

Over 30 car categories judged by participants. FREE for spectators. Family friendly, concessions, clean restrooms, silent auction and more! All proceeds benefit the students in the HHS chapter of Business Professionals of America, a career and technical student organization for students pursuing careers in business management, office administration, information technology and other related career fields. See website for more details!

Presented by the Hendrickson High School Chapter of Business Professionals of America
Saturday, April 2, 2016
*Rain date: Sunday, April 3, 2016
Pflugerville, Texas
Hendrickson High School Parking Lot
19201 Colorado Sand Drive, Pflugerville, Tx 78660
Pre-Registration: $20
Day of Registration: $25
9am-10am Check In
10am-12:30pm Silent Auction
10am-12:30pm Voting
1:30pm Awards

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Start Date: Saturday, April 2, 2016
End Date: Saturday, April 2, 2016
Days Until Event: 48

Georgetown Mortgage is proud to announce that the second Annual Dust Off CAR SHOW will be held on April 2nd, 2016! Heroes Night Out will be the recepients of all the proceeds of the Car. We are honored to be able to ask YOU to be a part of its success.

Heroes Night Out (501c3 Non profit) provides support to our local Combat Veterans and their families after returning from service. They coordinate events, activities, and services geared towards Veteran support. They strive to involve families of Veterans, who are also in need of support. Heroes Night Out provides multiple on-site services in our 6,000 sq. foot facility in Cedar Park, TX. Heroes Night Out offers support with VA Claims, Counselling, Peer Support, VA Home Loans, Continuing Education, Career Support.

Please join our list of supporters that will be able to enjoy this fun-filled event, including a car show, raffles for camping/fishing equipment, live music, delicious food, a bouncy house and fire truck for the kids and MUCH more. Last year at the inaugural DUST OFF CAR SHOW Georgetown Mortgage helped raise $5000 for the Boot Campaign, another local non- profit Veterans organization. Our goal is to raise twice that amount to help the local vets in our community.

Please let us know how you can help with donations and or sponsorship! We will be available to answer any questions you may have.

Please email inquiries about the DUST OFF CAR SHOW to Joe Wright at or call 512-686-0231.

To register your cars please have your members send an email to Spaces are limited.

THANK YOU for giving Heroes Night Out the opportunity to serve our community, and we hope to see you there!

Austin Auto Show


Start Date: Friday, April 8, 2016
End Date: Sunday, April 10, 2016
Days Until Event: 54

Time to check out the hot new cars at Austin's new car show!

"The Austin Automobile Dealers Association proudly presents the Austin Auto Show, now bigger and better than ever. On display will be some of this year’s most anticipated car models, full of cutting edge technology and style. This is the perfect opportunity to compare brands and models for virtually all manufacturers under one roof in the perfect setting. Whether you are a car enthusiast, first time car buyer or simply just looking for something to do with the family over the weekend, there is definitely something for everyone at the show."

Austin Convention Center
500 East Cesar Chavez St.
Austin, TX 78701

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Lonestar Rod and Kustom Round Up 2016


Start Date: Friday, April 8, 2016
End Date: Saturday, April 9, 2016
Days Until Event: 54

The Lonestar Rod and Kustom Round Up is a huge outdoor car show and live music festival in Austin, Texas with tons of vintage hot rods and custom cars driven here from all over the country, and bringing visitors from all over the world.

They have some amazing bands onstage playing for you while you check out all the incredible rides. Find first-rate artwork created by some some seriously talented artists and pinstripers. Enjoy some one-of-a-kind shopping and services with our lineup of unique vendors. 

In the rodeo barn - they put together a big swap meet where you might find that perfect part, vintage collectibles or a project you've been looking for, or even a new (old) car to drive home. And there are daily mini-bike races tearing it up on the dirt oval.

Enjoy some great food from local vendors, and share a few cold drinks with your friends and family as you experience the best weekend all year.

The Lonestar Round Up goes on rain or shine.

Tags: Austin hot rod car show April.

Registration begins January 2016
For info, contact

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Texas VW Classic


Start Date: Friday, April 15, 2016
End Date: Saturday, April 16, 2016
Days Until Event: 61

Come join us in Fredericksburg, TX for a weekend of camping, cruising and Volkswagenism! Roll through the hill country on the Bluebonnet Cruise, followed by a BBQ dinner on Saturday. Then wake up early Sunday to show off your VW to the masses, check out the competition, and navigate the sea of spare parts, used cars, toys, and other VW items. The show concludes Sunday afternoon with an awards presentation including projected photos of winning cars.

Fredericksburg is an historic German settlement full of shopping, entertainment, historic sights and tourist attractions. We have lots of open camping space and reservable RV spaces. This is a beautiful time of year in Texas so if you can, do yourself a favor and join in the camp-out. If you cannot camp, make sure to make hotel reservations early! As always, pets and kids are welcome.

For more information or to register online visit website below.

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Fly in or Drive in Plane and Car Show

San Marcos

Start Date: Saturday, April 16, 2016
End Date: Saturday, April 16, 2016
Days Until Event: 62

Come out to the San Marcos Airport Car & Plane Show to support the Commemorative Air Force Central Texas Wing. See WWII planes such as a B-25, T-6, P-39 along with many others. We will have approximately 20-40 planes for view. We will be offering B-25 rides, helicopter rides, etc. Food and snack vendors will be there. We will have several classic and exotic cars for viewing as well. Online registration and details for the event go to

Lake Area Rods and Classics Annual Car Show


Start Date: Saturday, April 23, 2016
End Date: Saturday, April 23, 2016
Days Until Event: 69

All are welcome, something for young and old. If, you want your car in the show you are a participant and must register to have your car judged; otherwise you are a visitor and NO fee for spectators. View old cars and bring extra money, cause you may just want to purchase something from the several vendors that will be present selling their items. We will have separate portable potty for men and women on sight.

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Kingz of Tha South/ Twin Peaks Custom Car Show


Start Date: Saturday, April 30, 2016
End Date: Saturday, April 30, 2016
Days Until Event: 76

Saturday Apirl 30,2016 $25 registration fee, registration starts at 8am-1pm Show starts at 1pm-5pm Free prizes and giving out over 80 awards Facebook page is Kingz of the South CC. Always a great turn out hoping to make it bigger this year!!!


GTACC Car Show and Charity Benefit


Start Date: Saturday, May 7, 2016
End Date: Saturday, May 7, 2016
Days Until Event: 83

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 $25; $35 Same Day Registration; Includes T-Shirt & Goodie Bag; 200 Car Limit

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
- 25 or more classes
- Awards to top 3 in each class
- Special Awards (Best in Show, Best Paint, Best Engine, Best Interior)
- Raffles, Auctions, Food, Vendors, Music, Entertainment
- Clean Indoor Restrooms!

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

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Ribs and Rods


Start Date: Friday, May 20, 2016
End Date: Sunday, May 22, 2016
Days Until Event: 96

Ribs & Rods is a car show and bbq cook off in Temple, Texas on May 20-22. We have lots of fun activities throughout the weekend including a rib eating contest, a pin up contest, a movie night, and live music all day on Saturday. Dale Watson will be out Saturday May 21 starting at 7:30pm.

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Fathers Day Car Show


Start Date: Sunday, June 19, 2016
End Date: Sunday, June 19, 2016
Days Until Event: 126

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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Annual Hill Country Swap Meet


Start Date: Friday, July 29, 2016
End Date: Sunday, July 31, 2016
Days Until Event: 166

Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park
Highway 16 South

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Texas Mustang Roundup and Swapmeet


Start Date: Saturday, August 6, 2016
End Date: Saturday, August 6, 2016
Days Until Event: 174

Contact information
Central Texas Speedway

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Teddy Bear BBQ & Chili Cook off


Start Date: Friday, August 12, 2016
End Date: Sunday, August 14, 2016
Days Until Event: 180

We are having a Teddy Bear BBQ & Chili Cook off. We are holding this event Aug 12 thru Aug. 14th. In this event we are also having a Car & Motorcycle Show with a non-judging cost of $20.00 per car and a $50.00 plus cost for all entries that want to go for cash and awards 50% of cash will be distributed to the top 3 winner trophies. Please Note the city of Temple Laws in all their parks there will be Non-smoking this include the E-cigarettes.

There will be Best Car or truck or Motorcycle for the show. Then top 3 winners per class with Cash and trophies for each contestant.

The Location Is The Bend o The River 7915 S General Bruce Dr, Temple, TX 76502

Please see website below cor contact info.

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