03/01/13 08:26AM Car Shows, Cruises, Events, hot rods, Muscle Cars, street rods

Upcoming Arizona Car Show Events

Car SHows in Arizona

Sat., Mar. 2
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The Palm Creek Golf & RV Resort will be hosting their Fun in the Sun - 8th Palm Creek Car Show at Palm Park on the Grass!, 1110 N Henness Rd in Casa Grande. This show will run from 9:00am till 1:00pm and the entry fee is $25.00 per car.

Park on the grass in our beautiful Palm Park, listen to music, and grab lunch, a "brew" and some 50/50 tickets. $25.00 fee per vehicle includes Event T-shirt and dash plaque.

Five classes: Open, Muscle Car, Street Rod, Truck, Motorcycle &/or Trike. Judging: One People's Choice Trophy for each class; One Participant's Choice and One Budweiser's Choice for entire show. Registration starts at 8am. Awards at 12:30pm.

Unfortunately, we must mention this caveat. Although the car show entrants are welcome from anywhere, the show itself is not open to the General Public because of our alcohol license restrictions. Still, we'll have about 2,000 of our Resort's residents perusing and enjoying your cars. If a car entrant's immediate family wants to attend, a day pass will be available.
No Pets Please

If you would like more information on the Fun in the Sun - 8th Palm Creek Car Show you can call Peggy at 520-876-8930.


Sat., Mar. 2
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The Mahnah Club will be hosting their Ticket to Ride Car & Bike Show at SanTan Village, 2218 E. Williams Field Rd in Gilbert. The hours for this show will be from 10:00am till 4:00pm and the entry fee is $35.00 per car, before Feb.22,2013.

Check in 10am-12pm (no parking before 10am), Judging 12pm-2pm, Awards/Raffle 3pm-4pm, 17 Classes with trophies,T-shirt for the first 200 entries, Food, Drinks, Raffles,
Our event is for raising monies for Mahnah Club Charities, our Charities include Save the Family of AZ, Child Crisis Center EV, East Valley High School Scholarships, Ronald McDonald House and additional Charities in need of help. Also, top off the evening with Ticket to Ride Event from 7pm-10pm at the Courtyard Pavilion in San Tan Village, Gilbert, AZ to include auction, raffle, food, bar service, and Tucson's number one Oldies Band 'Still Cruisin'.

If you would like more information on the Ticket to Ride Car & Bike Show you can call Theresa at 602-881-0855 or Mary 602-690-6724.

Sat., Mar. 2

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Seventh Avenue Merchant's Association will be hosting their m7 Street Fair featuring Chester's Classic Car Show at Melrose District, 4245 North 7th Ave. in Phoenix. The hours for this show will be from 11:00am till 5:00pm and the entry fee is suggested donation of $10.00.

This year the m7 Street Fair is being held on Saturday March 2, 2013. The event will include a local market of craftsmen and artists, eclectic food, children’s activities, collectible car show, live music, diversified street performers and more. We work closely with the City of Phoenix and the surrounding neighborhoods to hold all this family fun right in the middle of 7th Avenue between Indian School Road and Campbell Avenue. Each year we have consistently grown attendance by a substantial amount. The result: we welcomed almost 18,000 neighborhood supporters in 2011 and in 2012 we officially crossed the 20,000 mark welcoming almost 25,000 people to the fair!

The m7 Street Fair is looking for the following vehicles to participate in this year's event: Antique Cars (1900-1941), Antique Trucks (1900-1941), Classic Cars (1942-1979), Classic Trucks (1942-1979), Hot Rods (1900-1979), Customs (1900-1979), Vintage Trailers (1979 or older). All vehicles must have been manufactured in 1979 or earlier. Registration is free however, a $10 donation would be appreciated to help cover the cost of the entire event. All CARS MUST PRE-REGISTER.

To register, or for entrance information and arrival time please contact Bill or Gwen at Chester’s Garage, 602-265-6743. All registrations will be done by phone, or in person at Chester’s Garage. The registration deadline is February 22, 2013. A $20 entrance fee will be charged day of for all cars not pre-registered. Participants with “For Sale” signs will be charged a $95 vendor fee. The city will barricade the street from 6am to 6pm, cars MUST be in place by 10:45 am. No exceptions. Cars will not be able to leave 7th Avenue prior to 5pm. (per City of Phoenix Fire Department ordinance) All cars must be drivable to enter. No car trailers will be allowed on 7th Ave for unloading.

Awards- A People’s Choice trophy will be awarded for each class, plus a Best of Show for all classes combined. For vendor booth info please contact Meghan @ 480-703-2620

If you would like more information on the m7 Street Fair featuring Chester's Classic Car Show you can call Gwen at 602-265-6743.


Thu., Mar. 7
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Event Host: Larry H. Miller Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram will be hosting the SCD Super Show at Larry H. Miller Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram, 13165 n Auto Show Ave in Surprise.This is a FREE Car Show to enter and their hours will be from 11:00am till 1:00pm.

There will be 3 awards - Best of show, Coolest Ride, Most Unique Ride. There will be trophies and cash prizes of $350.00 best of show and $200.00 for coolest and most unique rides. Event includes - Live music from Award Winning Nick Nicholson, Food, Drinks, on site technicians, corporate vendors, giveaways, and more.... There are approximately 50 spaces for this show, so please email or call for an event registration form to reserve your spot.

If you would like more information on the SCD Super Show you can call or email Scott at 623-537-5000.


Fri.-Sun., Mar. 8-10
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Goodguys Rod & Custom Assoc. will be holding their Goodguys Spring Nationals at WestWorld of Scottsdale, 16601 North Pima Rd. in Scottsdale. The hours fro this 3 day show will be Fri 8-5, Sat 8-5 and Sun 8-3 and the entry fee is: General admission: $18, Kids (7-12): $6, Kids 6 & under are FREE, Parking: $5 charged by facility

Kick start a brand new season of Goodguys good times with the opening event of the season -- the Goodguys 3rd Spring Nationals at WestWorld! Three big days of hot roddin' fun in the valley of the sun. Giant show & shine, hot rod cruises and a Super Sunday Get-Together for late model American made or powered cars on Sunday March, 11th! See over 2,000 '72 & earlier rods, customs, muscle cars, trucks & classics, vendor exhibits, huge swap meet & car corral, Goodguys AutoCross, model car show and so much more!

You can buy tickets on line by going to Goodguys Website.

If you would like more information on the Goodguys Spring Nationals you can call Andrea at 925-838-9876.


Sat., Mar. 9

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The Marana Heritage Conservancy will be hosting their Marana Founders Day at Ora Mae Harn Park, 13250 N. Lon Adams Rd. in Marana. This show will run from 9:00am till 9:00pm and the entry is free.

Classic Car and Tractor Show on the grass, Founders day Parade, Food and Craft Venders, live entertainment, 50/50 Raffle, Kids Zone, Heritage Village, Trophies for classic rides and vintage tractors. For more information about the event or to be a vendor contact Jennifer at 520-400-8444 or 520-682-3405 ($50.00 for a 10 X 10 vendor spot)

If you would like more information on the Marana Founders Day you can call Jennifer at 520-400-8444 or Marana Heritage Conservancy Office 1-520-682-3405.


Sat., Mar. 16
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Tom Jones Ford will be hosting their Thunder in the Desert at Tom Jones Ford, 23454 West Highway 85 in Buckeye. The entry for this show is $20.00 Pre-reg or $25.00 Day of Show and the hours will be from 10:00am toll 4:00pm, the swap meet starts at 6:00am.

This will be our third annual car show. The proceeds from this show will be going to ST. JUDE CHILDREN'S RESEARCH HOSPITAL. We will be having a parts swap meet that starts at 6:00 am, 50/50 raffle, plenty of door prizes, dj music, vendors, kids bouncer, water attraction, goody bags for all registrations (includes, t-shirt, dash plaque, raffle ticket, etc) Fun for the entire family. For 2013 we will have many more classes (24 to be exact)
We are also going to have cash prizes for the following Best of show $200.00
Best engine $100.00
Best interior $100.00
Best detail $100.00
Lets have a great show this year. we are hoping to raise $10,000.00 for The Children of ST. JUDE.

Vendors: We are looking for any vendors that would like to come and participate in the show. Please click on Download Flyer/Reg. for entry form.

If you would like more information on the Thunder in the Desert Car Show you can call Scotty at 602-980-1158.


Sat., Mar. 16
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The Covenant Hot Rod Association will be hosting their 3rd Annual Southwest Regional Car Show at Scottsdale Towne Square, NW corner of Scottsdale Rd and Thunderbird in Scottsdale. The hours for this show are from 10:00 am till 4:00 pm and the entry fee is $15.00 (see flyer).

T-shirt, dash plaque, goody bag with registration. 50/50 split, 30 trophy classes - plus best of show, best paint, best engine, best interior and CHRA awards. great gifts at every CHRA show plenty of restaurants and shopping.

If you would like more information on the 3rd Annual Southwest Regional Car Show you can call Don at 480-205-7925.


Sat., Mar. 16
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Vineyard Church and Nancy Perry Productions will be hosting the 2nd Annual Vineyard Church Car Show at Vineyard Church, 6250 W. Peoria in Glendale. The hours for this show will be from 9:00 am till 3:00 pm and the entry fee is $20.00 before March 10th.

This is the second year, was so awesome last year, every make, model, and year welcome, over 25 classes, Music by Brett Kaiser and the 56 Band, and Dj Greg, lots of family activities, great food available, please help fill the Vineyard Food Bank and bring can food donation, spectators always free, Info hotline, 602-843-3545, Everyone welcome!

If you would like more information on the 2nd Annual Vineyard Church Car Show you can call Jim or Nancy at 623-934-4000.


Sat., Mar. 16
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The Red Mountain Active Adult Center will be hosting their Car Show and Community Fair at Red Mountain Community Center, 7550 E Adobe Street in Mesa. Entry fee for this show is (Early bird) $15 per car and the hours will be from 9:00 am till 12:00 noon.

This show does not have a flyer or registration sheet on CruisinArizona.com but you can (Register Online).

This is a fundraiser for East Valley Adult Resources. Prizes will be awarded for entrants and there will be a vendor community fair and Kids Zone as well! See our website for registration.

If you would like more information on the Car Show and Community Fair you can call or email Peg at 480-218-2221.


Sat., Mar. 23
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The Apache Wells HOA and Nancy Perry Productions will be hosting the 2nd Annual Apache Wells Car Show at Apache Wells Activity Center, 2223 N. 56th St in Mesa. The entry fee is $18.00 and the hours will be from 9:00 am till 3:00 pm.

Fee includes event shirt to the first 200, dash plaque, goody bag, awards, great music and food, one of the largest raffles, vendors and a lot of fun for everyone, all makes, models and years welcome.

If you would like more information on the 2nd Annual Apache Wells Car Show you can email Nancy or call Gail at 480-306-5475.


April 2013
Sat., Apr. 6
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Trinity Lutheran Church will be hosting their Spring SPLASH Car Show at Trinity Lutheran Church, 830 E. Plaza Circle in Litchfield Park. This show will run from 9:00am till 3:00pm and the entry fee is $15.00 Early Bird (Jan30), $20.00 Thru (Mar 9) $25.00 at the Door

Judging starts at 11:30am Awards 2:00pm

Classes include but not limited to: Classics, Rods, Motorcycles, Trucks, Military & Mom’s Mini Vans.

Questions, would like to register or help sponsor this event call: Jim Nichol 602-618-9476 or Paige Edgington 623-935-4665 Ext. 217 or visit our website at www.tlcssplashyouth.org.

Raffles 50/50 Drawing T-shirts Food Vendors Family Fun. Proceeds will help to send Trinity’s Senior Youth to the National Youth Gathering in San Antonio Texas

Trinity Lutheran Church's 2nd Spring Car Show!! All proceeds go to help send our Senior Youth to a Youth Gathering in 2013. Pancake Breakfast 8:30-10am. Burgers and hot dogs for lunch 11-2pm. Plenty of fun for the whole family. Classes to include Classic, Rods, Motorcycles, Trucks, Special class: Moms Mini Van & Military Vehicles. Fun for Everyone!!!

If you would like more information on the Spring SPLASH Car Show you can call or email Jim 602-618-1276.


Sat., Apr. 6

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Desert Ridge High School Drama Boosters will be hosting the Grease Car Show and Swap Meet at Desert Ridge High School, 10045 E. Madero Avenue in Mesa. The hours for this event will be: Swap Meet 7am-1:30pm; Car Show 9am-1:30pm and the entry fee is: $20 early bird by 4/1; $25 day of show; $15 (20x20) swap meet w/car registration; $20 w/o car registration.

12 class awards plus Pink Ladies, Participants Choice and Best of Show! Silent Auction, 50/50 raffle, food and drinks available, dash plaques. Swap Meet set up at 6am, car show staging from 8am through 9am. Car registration includes one VIP ticket to the award-winning Desert Ridge High School Theatre production of Grease at 2pm or 7pm.T-shirts ($15) and additional VIP tickets are available with pre-registration: Adults $10, Students or 60+ Seniors $8, Children 5-11 $5 and under 5 Free! Dress as your favorite Grease character for your chance at a special award. Music, fun and theatre for the whole family. Security will be provided for the show field during the matinee performance. All proceeds benefit the Desert Ridge High School Theatre Booster Scholarship program.

If you would like more information on the Grease Car Show and Swap Meet you can call Karl at 602-628-8866.


Sat., Apr. 6
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Dave Jackson will be hosting the Clean N Classy Car Show at Tuscany Village, 861 N Higley Road in Gilbert. This show is FREE to enter and will run from 1:00 till 5:00pm.

Benefiting MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving, FREE to car owners and the public, first 100 car owners to register, radio station remote, fun, food, prizes, games, shopping, restaurants.

If you would like more information on the Clean N Classy Car Show you can call Dave at 480-428-8100.


Fri.-Sat., Apr. 12-13

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CVRMC will be hosting their Race to the TOP OF THE GLOBE at Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center, 5880 S. Hospital Drive in Globe. The hours for this show will be Friday: 5:30pm - 7:00pm, Saturday: 7:00am - 2:00pm and the entry fee is $35 per car.

As for some positive changes - this year there will be no classes, voting will be based on your favorite seven vehicles for the “Magnificent Seven”, awards. There will be six Hospital Administrator selections, plus two awards for “Best Paint”, and “Best Interior”…..there will be 15 awards total! Meals will be on us, free of charge to entrants with registration. This year we are limiting the show to 100 cars, so please reserve your spot ASAP. If you'd like a certain entry number please call Jim Elgan with the request and we will try to accommodate you. Henley shirts will be available to purchase for $25 each.

Registration will also be available Friday evening at the Hospital Breezeway during dinner. Cost per car is $35, early or late.

All proceeds from this event will go toward the purchase of a Digital Mammography Machine ($460,000.00). Your registration dollars are a bona fide tax reduction. THANK YOU very much and we look forward to seeing you soon!

If you would like more information on the 3rd Annual Hospital Auto Show "Race to the TOP OF THE GLOBE" you can call or email Jim 928-701-4242.


Sat., Apr. 13
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Nancy Perry Productions will be hosting the Cruise on Central at Park Central Mall, 3110 N. Central Ave in Phoenix. The hours for the Cruise will be 1:00 till 8:00pm and the entry fee is $10.00 which includes a t-shire.

Best event of the year, Cruise on Central at Park Central , Napa Nights of Thunder, everyone welcome all makes models year, something for everyone, Live bands, and Dj. awesome vendors, great food, and so much fun, 10.00 entry includes your event shirt, Spectators always free, please be respectful of the law, so we can continue this great event

If you would like more information on the Cruise On Central you can call Nancy at 602-843-3545.


Fri.-Sat., Apr. 19-20

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SRP, Pima Federal Credit Union and Springerville-Eagar Regional Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the Chrome in the Dome Classic Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show at the Round Valley Dome, 550 N. Butler in Eagar. Hours for the Chrome in the Dome will be, Sat. - 6:00am-4:00pm and the entry fee is $35.00.

We will start registration on Friday, April 19th at 3:00pm at the main entrance to the dome. A BBQ for entrants and guest will start at about 5:30pm at the dome. Entrants will receive t-shirt and goodie bags. There will be raffles all day, a 50/50 drawing and a poker walk. We will present 2 trophies in 18 car and truck categories as well as 8 special awards and 2 trophies in 2 trophies each in 2 motorcycle classes.

If you would like more information on the Chrome in the Dome Classic Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show you can call Audrey at 928-333-2123.


Sat., Apr. 27
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Classic Chevy Club of Tucson will be holding their Chevy Showdown at Home Depot Plaza, 4302 N. Oracle Road in Tucson.The Showdown hours will be 9:00am till 4:00pm and the entry fee is $30.00/car before 4/20/13; $35.00 after; $10.00 for each additional.

The Classic Chevy Club of Tucson will be hosting their 28th annual Chevy Showdown on Saturday, April 27, 2013, from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Registration will start at 8:00 AM and run to 10:00 AM; awards will be at 3:00 PM. This is an all-Chevy show open to all 1988 and older Chevy cars and trucks. The show will take place in the northeast parking lot of the Home Depot Plaza, 4302 N. Oracle Road just north of Limberlost Rd. THIS IS A NEW LOCATION FOR 2013. Directions to find the Home Depot Plaza from Interstate I-10: Exit at Miracle Mile and proceed east one mile to Oracle Rd. Turn left on Oracle and proceed north past Prince Road toward Limberlost to the Home Depot Plaza parking lot, 4302 N. Oracle Rd. TURN RIGHT. From east and central Tucson, take Oracle Rd. north to the Home Depot Plaza parking lot. Follow signs to show area. Entry fee for pre-registered vehicles includes one (1) show T-shirt and a goodie bag with dash plaque. Food and other vendors will be available, on site. Dozens of raffle prizes and a 50/50 cash prize will also be provided. Vehicles will be judged by the host club (hoods must be open for judging). 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place awards will be given out in 27 classes, plus Daily Driver and People’s Choice. Proceeds will benefit the Tucson Community Food Bank.

If you would like more information on the 2013 Chevy Showdown you can call Roy at 520-444-3410.


Sat., Apr. 27
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D.I.C.E. Alliance will be hosting their Spring Show & Shine at Frontier Village Shopping Center, 1841 Arizona 69 in Prescott. Show hours will be from 9:00am till 5:00pm and the entry fee is $15 pre-registration before March 22, 2013 or $20 day of show FREE FOR SPECTATORS.

D.I.C.E. Alliance aka the Domestics, Imports, Classics, & Exotics Alliance. CLICK HERE FOR CAR SHOW REGISTRATION: Show & Shine - Vendor row - Food - Raffles - Entertainment - AND MORE!!!
Cars, Trucks, SUVs, & Bikes are WELCOME!!! If you have something you can show off bring it! Entry fee: $15 pre-registration OR $20 day of event! Entry gets you into the raffle for all the goodies from vendors & local businesses!

This will be DA's 1st CAR SHOW! Plan to attend! It will be EPIC! Capable of holding 500+ vehicles (old Walmart parking lot). We will have room for 20+ vendors. Tons of raffle goodies. We will also have a variety of food vendors at the event! FOR VENDOR INFO OR A VENDOR APPLICATION FORM, please email us.

A portion of the proceeds from this event will go directly to the Prescott Community Cupboard. A local food bank that has been serving the community since the 1970's.

If you would like more information on the DICE Alliance Spring Show & Shine you can call Michael at 502-439-6192.