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Austin Area Car Shows and Events

This is a list of hot rod, kustom, muscle car, and sports car shows and or 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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Texas VW Classic

Start Date: Friday, April 18, 2014
End Date: Sunday, April 20, 2014
Days Until Event: -2

Come join us this Easter weekend 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! Since this years show falls on Easter weekend we are planning some special holiday events. There will be an Easter Egg hunt on Saturday and a Sunrise Service on Sunday morning. As always, pets and kids are welcome.

Please see for preregistration and more info.

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13th Annual Red Poppy Festival

Start Date: Saturday, April 26, 2014
End Date: Saturday, April 26, 2014
Days Until Event: 6

The 2014 Red Poppy Festival Classic Car & Truck Show will be held April 26, 2014. To enter this classic car and truck show vehicles must be from 1989 or earlier. Awards will go to the Top 20 with an additional award for Best of Show. There will not be vehicle classes, meaning the best vehicles will be recognized regardless of make, model and year. Once again, we will have the Red Poppy Flair competition, so dress up your vehicle and yourself with your best Red Poppy Flair for a chance at an award. Cars will be displayed on Georgetown’s beauti- ful downtown square!

To register, fill out the registration form (at website below) and mail in with your check payment prior to April 18, 2014. Registrations will not be accepted after April 18, 2014. Registrants will receive a Car Show T- Shirt. There will not be day of registration and registration is limited to 100 vehicles. The show has filled up the last couple of years, so act fast!

Check in will be at Williams Elementary School located at 507 E. University Avenue from 8:30am – 9:30am. Vehicles must check in at E. University and Ash Street Caravan line up assigned on a first-come first serve basis at day of check in. Participants wanting to park together must check in together. All cars will follow the parade to the square at 9:45am, but will not follow the entire parade route. Vehicles are allowed to enter the square only by parade caravan. All vehicles must be able to drive approximately 7 blocks to the square; no trailer queens please. All vehicles are required to stay in their parking spots until 3:15pm.

Trophy presentation will be at 3:00pm and the winning vehicles must be present to win. This is a judged show. For more information call Heather Brewer McFarling at (512)930-6113 or email

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Cars for Dystonia and Parkinson's

Start Date: Saturday, April 26, 2014
End Date: Saturday, April 26, 2014
Days Until Event: 6

10am-1pm, car check-in 9am
Advanced car registration $25, $30 day of the show

Questions: or 512-845-8069

9 people's choice awards, live music, raffles, and silent auction.

Event benefits The Capital Area Parkinson's Society's free exercise program,Power for Parkinsons, and The Bachmann-Strauss Foundation for Dystonia & Parkinsons research.

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Vintage Plane, Cars & Casino At San Marcos Airport Show
San Marcos

Start Date: Saturday, April 26, 2014
End Date: Saturday, April 26, 2014
Days Until Event: 6

SPJST Car Show

Start Date: Saturday, May 03, 2014
End Date: Saturday, May 03, 2014
Days Until Event: 13

The 9th Annual SPJST Car Show is Saturday, May 3, 2014, at SPJST Lodge 47,
Seaton Star Hall. Star Hall is located at 10842 State Highway 53, which
is seven miles east of Temple in the community of Seaton. Registration
opens at 8 a.m. and closes at 10:30 a.m. Judging begins at 11 a.m., and
awards are at 3 p.m. First, second, and third place trophies will be
awarded in 37 independently judged classes. Other awards include top
three people’s choice, SPJST King’s and Queen’s Choice, club
participation, distance, best of show, best paint, best graphics, best
interior, and best engine. Since the show will be held in the farming
community of Seaton amongst the beautiful, growing corn fields, the car
show theme is “Hee Haw!” Entrants are encouraged to dress in costume and
decorate their vehicle display. Special awards will be presented for Best
“Hee Haw!” Vehicle Display and Best “Hee Haw!” Dressed Owner. Other
activities include vendor booths, music/entertainment, food, kolache
eating contest, kolache baking contest, kids fun, and live/silent
auctions. Early registration by April 30 is $20; late registration is
$30. The first 150 entries will receive tee-shirts and goody bags. Car
show proceeds benefit the Czech Heritage Museum and SPJST Education and
Nature Center. For more information, visit; email; or call David (254) 534-0809.

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Cruisers on the Colorado

Start Date: Saturday, May 03, 2014
End Date: Saturday, May 03, 2014
Days Until Event: 13

Bastrop Area Cruisers welcomes car and truck enthusiasts to join us under the beautiful live oaks at Riverbend Park, 107 Hwy71 W, Smithville, TX. for

Cruisers on the Colorado Car Show
Saturday, May 3, 2014

This is a beautiful setting to present your car or truck. The park is full of ancient, huge live oak trees. Picnic tables will be lined up behind most of the cars for your relaxation when you are not checking out all the spectacular rides.19 or more judged classes will include all cars and trucks from early classics to modern muscle. Additional classes may be added based on registration. Ten cars is a distinct category would add a new class.

Show includes multiple onsite food and other vendors, DJ, Swap Meet and Car Corral. Several local auto dealers will be showing the newest models. The Smithville Chamber of Commerce will provide transportation from Riverbend Park to Downtown Smithville's many interesting shops. Check out Smithville at

Car show proceeds benefit Veteran's organizations, scholarships for auto tech students from local high schools, and other charities.

Registration fee of $25 includes 1 Free T-Shirt. Pre-registration closes 04/15/2014.

Other Contacts:For show information, please contact: Mark Lisle; John Sabol 512-797-6204; or Bruce Mungiguerra 214-801-3047.

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Monthly Leander Car Show

Start Date: Sunday, May 04, 2014
End Date: Sunday, May 04, 2014
Days Until Event: 14

This car show is held on the first Sunday every month.
Time: 11am - 2:00 pm (many arrive earlier)

Facebook Page

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GTACC Car Show and Charity Benefit

Start Date: Saturday, May 10, 2014
End Date: Saturday, May 10, 2014
Days Until Event: 20

Georgetown, Texas area car club annual car show and charity benefit
Sun City social center parking lot
2 Texas drive
See website for entry form and details.

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Monthly Texas Thunder / C.A.R. Hot Rod night

Start Date: Saturday, May 10, 2014
End Date: Saturday, May 10, 2014
Days Until Event: 20

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 (beginning April 13th)
6-10PM at Top Notch. 7525 Burnet Rd.

Texas Thunder Car Club - forum site

Monthly Cars and Coffee at Oasis

Start Date: Sunday, May 11, 2014
End Date: Sunday, May 11, 2014
Days Until Event: 21

Beginning January 13, 2013, Cars and Coffee Austin, the monthly automotive celebration will relocate to The Oasis on Lake Travis, the "Sunset Capital of Texas" with the F1 Watch Party Race Events hosted by Zinger Hardware, multiple dining options, additional parking, shopping and club gatherings.

Cars and Coffee will be held there each month on the Second Sunday from 10 am to 1 pm. The F1 Watch Parties will be held each race day at 1 pm - 3:30 pm.

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Cruise In at Dick's Classic Car Museum
San Marcos

Start Date: Saturday, May 17, 2014
End Date: Saturday, May 17, 2014
Days Until Event: 27

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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2nd Annual VW Show

Start Date: Saturday, May 17, 2014
End Date: Saturday, May 17, 2014
Days Until Event: 27

Garlyn Shelton VW, Temple TX
Killeen Volksclub presents the 2nd Annual VW Show at the Garlyn Shelton VW dealership on 17 May 2014 from 8:00 to 3:30. Lots of music, food, prizes, and just plain fun.

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Crossroads Church Annual Car&Bike Show

Start Date: Saturday, May 17, 2014
End Date: Saturday, May 17, 2014
Days Until Event: 27

This event will raise money for Belton Hunger Project. This is a local food bank in which we will fill their shelves.

Event starts at 9am-3pm. Food, Music, Door Prizes. Pr-registration $20(includes t-shirt), after April 17th 2014.


Crossroads Church
500 South Interstate 35
Belton, Texas 76513

Round Rock Car Show
Round Rock

Start Date: Sunday, May 18, 2014
End Date: Sunday, May 18, 2014
Days Until Event: 28

*******MOVED TO 4-19 THIS MONTH******

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

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Luling Watermelon Thump Car Show

Start Date: Sunday, June 29, 2014
End Date: Sunday, June 29, 2014
Days Until Event: 70

The 14th annual Watermelon Thump Car Show….Sunday June 29th in Luling Texas…….Move in early……Professional Judging starts at 11am……………Free to public and free music all day……..9am-1pm Ruby Dee and the Snake Handlers…..1pm- 9pm Jimmy Butler & Vince Vance and the Valients……Check us out

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Naturally Fit Muscle and Classic Car Show

Start Date: Saturday, July 26, 2014
End Date: Saturday, July 26, 2014
Days Until Event: 97

It’s time to rev’ up that engine and polish up those classics, because one of the best car shows in the southwest has returned to Austin – the 2014 Naturally Fit Games Car Show! Featuring classic cars from all generations and genre’s, the 2014 Car Show will be a feast for the eyes and a walk down nostalgia lane!

Where: Austin Convention Center (Inside Show*)
Contact: or 512-924-4370
Check-in 6am-8am
Judging: 9am
Trophy Presentation: 3:30pm

Registration Fee: $30.00 per vehicle
Includes T-shirt & full access to the entire expo! ($15 per ticket value)
Space is Limited and pre-registration is required.

See website for vehicle classes and additional details!

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Texas All British Car Show
Round Rock

Start Date: Sunday, September 28, 2014
End Date: Sunday, September 28, 2014
Days Until Event: 161

TXABCD is the largest gathering of British cars in Texas and a great place to see the cars you grew up with like Triumph, MG and Mini and to see exotic British cars you may never have a chance to see again like limited edition Jaguar, Aston Martin, Rolls, Bentley and Morgan.

All British Car Show on Sunday is at Centennial Plaza in Round Rock.
Sunday Show is Free to public.

For more about the show or participating in the three day event see the website below.

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