7 South Florida Car Shows You Don’t Want to Miss
There is nothing quite like getting your beautiful baby out in the fresh air for everyone to see. No, we aren’t talking about your kids or even your wife – we mean your show car, of course! Florida is one of the premier places for classic, exotic, and unique cars. So naturally, there are plenty of amazing car shows to cruise to all over the state. We even have a number of upcoming shows right here in our own backyard. If you’re looking for an excuse to hitch up the car hauler and go to a show, we’ve got you covered from Sarasota to Miami. Check out the list below for upcoming South Florida car shows.
Fort Myers/Naples Cars n’ Coffee
1st Sunday of Every Month | Porsche of Fort Myers
Fort Myers/Naples Cars n’ Coffee takes place from 8:00am to 10:00am. It’s open to all brands, makes, and models and all car clubs are welcome! Whether you’re travelling or living local, this is a great show for everyone! You can keep up with the details for upcoming shows, featured cars, and more on their Facebook page.
Marco Island Car Cruise
Every Saturday Morning | Marco Lutheran Church Parking Lot
The Marco Island Car Cruise began as a Corvette club but has branched out to include all your muscle cars and hot rods. They meet every Friday evening at 8:00pm in the town center parking lot, across from the old Susie’s Diner. The car shows take place every Saturday morning at 10:00am. Check out their web page for more information and event details.
Muscle City Car Show
3rd Saturday of Every Month | Muscle City Car Museum in Punta Gorda, FL
The Muscle Car City Car Show is free to car owners and to the public. However, there is a small fee required to enter the museum. They hold a competition and award trophies to the top 6 cars. Plus, you can even listen to Tom’s Travelling Tunes while you enjoy the show! Check out more upcoming events on their Facebook Page.
Lance’s Cruzin’ to the Hop Car Show
Year-Round | Around Sarasota, FL
Lance’s Car Shows are sponsored events with perks for all car owners! The show moves around to different locations and times every month, but it never goes too far. A few upcoming locations are Rossiter’s Harley Davidson in Sarasota on August 3rd, Ideal Classic Cars in Venice on August 10th, and Sarasota Classic Car Museum on August 17th. See their Facebook page or website for the details and schedule.
Hot Rides & Hot Dogs in the Park
3rd Tuesday in September – May | Barron Park in LaBelle, Florida
Hot Rides & Hot Dogs in the Park, running from September through May, is the perfect excuse to get out and enjoy the best weather of the year!. It’s sponsored by the South-Central Florida Car Club and they grill out and provide all the fixins and drinks you could hope for. It starts at 5:00pm and all makes and models are welcome!
Palm Beach Swap & Show
September 14 & 15, 2019 | Expo Center at the South Florida Fairgrounds in West Palm Beach, FL
The Palm Beach Car Swap Meets & Classic Car Show is very unique one! As opposed to simply being a place to see and show off amazing cars, it is also a place to buy, sell, and find parts for every type of car as well. At the Automotive Swap Meet area, you’ll find everything under the automotive sun. From gauges, tires, and fenders to shop signs and vintage automotive toys, you’ll find it all! It takes place from 8:00am to 3:00pm on Saturday, September 14th and Sunday, September 15th. For more information, hotel deals, and more, check out their website.
Miami International Auto Show
November 1 – 10, 2019 | Miami Beach Convention Center
If you are looking for a different kind of car show and a road trip, the Miami International Auto Show is for you. People come from all around the world to see dealers and vendors showcase their newest and oldest rides. This show is a great place to pick up gear, see some incredible cars, and meet people who are just as crazy about cars as you are! Check out their website for more details and ticket purchases.
We know how much you love to show off your pride and joy. Luckily, South Florida has all the shows, swaps, and events you could dream of. These are just a few around the area that are coming up over the next few months. If you are looking for more information on the events listed or you’re looking for even more opportunities to show off your car, visit the FLA Car Shows’ official website. Their site has information for every show happening across the state of Florida. With beautiful weather all year long, Florida is the perfect place to take your show car out for a spin. So, what are you waiting for? Good luck in your car shows and safe hauling!