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HILL COUNTRY CAR SHOWS, SWAP MEETS & RALLIES
The Hill Country hosts a number of car shows throughout the year, in a variety of places. Here is our list, including those on the fringes or very nearby the Hill Country. And this page includes rallies, swap meets, car clubs, and related resources for car enthusiasts. Includes vintage and classic vehicles, cars, and trucks.
Be sure to check out the detailed profile page in this Portal site for each town to see their event calendar and more detail on fun things to do in the area.
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Be sure to also look at our overall Hill Country Festival & Events page for detailed listings of events related to the Car Shows, at Calendar. Many festivals have a car show section.
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Every Fri, LAKEWAY CRUISE-IN: Lakeway, at Sandeez Hamburger Hut, 113 RR-620 North. Lakeway Friday Car Club. Web. Anyone with a old car is welcome. Talk cars and show off your cars. 1-3p
Every Fri, OLDIES BUT GOODIES CAR SHOW & SOCIAL CLUB: Llano. A small group of people who love classic cars, trucks, motorcycles, etc. gathers on the Llano Courthouse Square. Facebook. Hosted by Lake Area Rods & Classics Car Club, Web. 6:30–8:30p
Every 1st Fri, FAT BOYZ CRUISE-IN: Bandera, at Fat Boyz Sandwich Shop, 610 TX-16 S, Bandera, TX 78003. 830-796-3767. Web. Custom rods, classics, muscle cars, trucks, motorcycles, special interest & vintage vehicles of all kinds. Family friendly event. Great eats! Jenn Kulick, 949-400-4225. 5p-?
Every 2nd Fri, HOT ROD & CLASSIC CAR CRUISE-IN: Canyon Lake Area, at Brookshire Brothers store, 18209 FM-306. 4-8p. With the lake in view, it coincides with "Steak Night" on the patio, with live music and gift certificate drawing.
Every 1st & 3rd Sat, SATURDAY NIGHT'S SHOW & SHINE CRUISE IN: Burnet, at O’Reilly Auto Parts, 508 S Water St. Come Join Us — A gathering antique, classic, muscle and late model cars. Bring your lounge chairs and drink of choice. Talk CARS or come to listen others talk CARS. Weather permitting. Contact: Lake Area Rods & Classics Club: Web. Vee, 512-659-8694. 5p-dark
Every 1st Sat, LAKEHILLS CAR SHOW: Moved to Coconut Cove, 3rd Sat
Every 1st Sat, THE CLASSICS AT THE CLASSICS: Lampasas. Gather in the back parking lot of Storm's Drive-In. Web. Free. This is not a club, we are just a group of classic lovers & our families that gather and invite anyone who wants to show off their classic. Free family event. All year, weather permitting. Sharon Carrigan, 512-734-5180. May-Oct at 7p, Nov-Apr, at 4p
Every 1st Sat, CLASSIC CAR MEETUP AT STORMS: Marble Falls. For Pre-1975 classics and older vehicles. At Storms Drive-In, 1408 FM-1431, Marble Falls. 830-693-0012. Use W side of the drive-in and adjoining parking lot, leaving the E side open for regular customers. 6:30
Every 1st Sat, BIG PARTS SWAP MEET - CARS, TRUCKS, MOTORCYCLES: Marble Falls, at Caliber Collision parking lot, 5407 US-281 N. George, 915-588-5219. 8a-2p.
Every 3rd Sat - COCONUT COVE BAR & GRILL CAR SHOW: Closed
Every 3rd Sat - LEANDER CARS & COFFEE: Leander, at 200 W Willis St, in Old Town Center, next to City Hall. 512-528-2852, Web. An informal cruise-in, come-and-go event for the classic, vintage, antique and exotic automotive enthusiasts. Organized by City of Leander and Leander Chamber of Commerce. Vendor area is on S Brushy Street. June-Oct: a band plays live music from the Old Town Band Stand, and includes activities for families, a farmers market and food trucks. June-Oct: 6-9p; Nov-April 3-5p. No show in May.
Every 4th Sat, FLAT CREEK ESTATE CAR SHOW: Marble Falls, at 24912 Travis Peak Trail. 512-267-6310. flatcreekestate.com. Vineyard, winery, tastings, club, restaurant, private events, lodging, disc golf. Located 6 mi W of Lago Vista and 20 mi SE of Marble Falls. Take FM-1431 SE from Marble, go S on Singleton Bend 2.5 mi to Singleton Bend East. Go Left 1 mi. Enjoy cars, wine, live music. Those wanting to display should email: email@example.com . 2-5p
Special Veterans Day Car Show: 11//11, Noon-3p, featuring Veterans Jeep Club. Join for wine, music and Jeeps! Regular 4th Sat date moved to 11/11 for this event.
Every 4th Sat, end of May through Oct - SHOW & SHINE VINTAGE CAR SHOW: Pipe Creek, at Eagles Nest, 4951 FM-1283. Cars, truck, cycles. Door prizes, no fees, no registration.
Every 1st Sun - WIMBERLEY COFFEE & CARS: Wimberley, at Blanco Brew, 14200 RR-12. Facebook, Web. 8-11a. Anyone with a hot rod, musclecar, sports car, exotic, classic truck or unique ride is welcome to put your car on display. Fun, fellowship, cars and great coffee from Blanco Brew. Free. Mike Cochran, 806-549-3045, firstname.lastname@example.org . 8-11a
Every 3rd Sun - BLANCO CARS & COFFEE: Blanco, at south side of Old Blanco Courthouse, 300 Main Street. Web. Noel: 512-900-9906. Table with free coffee (donations accepted). Welcome all car, truck & motorcycle types. 8-11a
Every 4th Sun - ZELICKS' CLASSIC CAR MEET UP: San Marcos, at Zelicks 336 W Hopkins Street. Features some of the coolest rides from around the Hill Country. Free admission. Show starts: 2p; Live music starts: 5p
Every Last Sun - COFFEE WITH CARS: Dripping Springs, at Moxie, 31430 RR-12. Facebook. Presented by Buda GearHeads. Show and shine where car enthusiasts come together and enjoy showing off their cars, trucks and motorcycles while talking about what's going on around the Hill Country Car Culture scene. 8a-1p
ANNUALLY RECURRING EVENTS:
Early/mid Feb - CHILI COOK-OFF & CAR SHOW BENEFITING CANDLELIGHT RANCH: Marble Falls, at Candlelight Ranch, 6408 Muleshoe Bend Trail. Event Web. Noon-4p. Annual event. Chili masters from across the state will share their delicious chili creations to attendees and celebrity judges. Auto enthusiasts will also love showing off their cars and motorcycles this year at our Car Show. Also zip lines for children, hay rides, nature scavenger hunts, as well as live music, raffle items, grilled sausage and veggie wraps. By donation! Beer, Wine and Dulce Vida Tequila included in the ticket prices! 100% of proceeds go directly to Candlelight Ranch. Jennifer Hartner: 512-323-5300
Mid Feb, CARFEST SHATTER THE STIGMA CAR SHOW: Kerrville, indoors at Hill Country Youth Events Center. Registration starts at 8:00 am show is from 9-2. Car show for pre-2000 vehicles. RAIN OR SHINE this is an indoor event. Fundraiser to help the Volunteer Services Council for Kerrville State Hospital provide for patient needs not covered by state funds. Pre-entry $30 by Feb. 10th, After the 10th or at the show registration is $35. All pre-entries receive a free t-shirt and bragging rights! Come help us Shatter the Stigma of Mental Illness together!. $30. Annual event. Contact: Mac Anderson, 830-459-3366
ANNUALLY RECURRING EVENTS:
Early Mar - ROCKNRIDES CAR SHOW: Cedar Park, at Gupton Stadium, 200 Gupton Way, Cedar Park. Web. Rain or shine. Music, food and lots of prizes. Registration opens 8:30a on day of the event. $20 per registered vehicle. Spectator parking: $5 per vehicle. Proceeds help the Project GRAD program for the Rouse High School. Shawn Jones: email@example.com . 2024: 3/2, 9a-1p
Early Mar - CHILI COOK-OFF & CAR SHOW: Marble Falls, at Candlelight Ranch, 6408 Muleshoe Bend Trail. Web, Map. 512-323-5300. Annual event. Chili masters from across the state will share their delicious chili creations to attendees and celebrity judges. Auto enthusiasts will also love showing off their cars and motorcycles this year at our Car Show. 15+ chili teams, 30+ amazing cars to vote on, live music by country artists. Zip lines for children, hay rides, nature scavenger hunts, as well as live music, raffle items, silent auction, grilled sausage and veggie wraps. Beer, Wine and Dulce Vida Tequila included in the ticket prices! 100% of proceeds go to Candlelight Ranch. Rain or Shine. Tickets: $30/p. Tara Gray: 512-318-8986. 2024: 3/3. Noon-3:30p
Mid March - HORSES & HORSEPOWER OPEN CAR SHOW: Pipe Creek, at Triple H Equitherapy Center, 4333 TX-16 South. 210-900-0463, Web; Facebook. 9a-3p. Trophy class awards, kids choice trophies, silent auction, 50/50 raffle, food vendors, live music, entertainment. Pets OK on leases. Annual event. Rain or Shine. Parking: Free. Admission: Ticket required. Sponsored by Alamo Area Corvette Club and Freedom Chevrolet. 2023: 3/18
Mid March - CLASSICS AT THE CLASSIC CAR SHOW: Lampasas, at 1303 N McLean Ave (off FM 580 East at Lampasas Building Components, large paved parking lot). 9a-2p. Annual event open to pre-1980 vehicles, but everyone welcome. First 75 entrants receive a free "Goodie Bag". Food and drinks, silent auction, 50/50 jar & games. Sharon Carrigan, 512-556-5265
Mid March - ANTIQUE, CLASSIC & HOT ROD CAR SHOW: Uvalde, at El Progreso Memorial Library. 830-278-2017. 7a-4:30p.
Mid March - HILL COUNTRY RALLYE: Boerne, hillcountryrallye.org. 512-422-0234. Touring the Hill Country. A coalition of Porsche enthusiasts including some Porsche Club of America’s members, the Lone Star 912 and the Early S registry have been gathering in the Texas Hill Country for more than 10 years. They enjoy scenic drives and the many attractions that the Hill Country has to offer. The rallye is open to all vintage Porsche model years up to 1973 with exceptions for special post 73 models
Mid March - BLUEBONNET AIRSHOW (& CARSHOW): Burnet, at 2303 S Water Street. Web. 8a-11a. Third Sat of March. Prizes for The Top 25 Cars. Mark Kidd: 830-798-3962, firstname.lastname@example.org
Late Mar - LESTER'S AUTOMOTIVE OPEN ANNUAL CHARITY CAR SHOW: Boerne, at 32128-A IH-10 W, exit 543. Web. 830-249-2501. 9a-3p. Do you love car? Old ones, new ones, fast ones....? Stop by for a great open car show and customer appreciation day filled with food, music and prizes! Annual show benefits the Juvenile Diabetes Association. Free
Late Mar - GAK OPEN CAR SHOW: Kerrville, at Inn Of The Hills. 8a-1p. A fun day filled with fantastic cars, food trucks, and silent auction/raffle! We will have over 15 different classes, event will be participant judged and every participant will get a t-shirt and goodie bag! Want to spend the weekend? We have rooms blocked with discounted rooms at Inn of the Hills. Hosted by Grace Academy of Kerrville.
ANNUALLY RECURRING EVENTS:
Early April - EASTERFEST COOK-OFF & CAR SHOW: Kerrville, at Flat Rock Park, 3840 Riverside Park Drive. Sponsor Web; Venue Web; Event Web. 10a-5p. A Kerrville tradition for more than 40 Years! This a fun-filled free community event. Egg hunt, live music, vendors, car show, chili & BBQ cook-off. Annual event. Benefits local charities. Parking: Free. Car show: Mac, 830-459-3366; Cook-off: Tricia Byrom, 830-267-1668, email@example.com . 2023: 4/8
Early April - LEANDER CAR SHOW: Leander, at W Willis St, Leander, TX 78641.
Early April - KERRVILLE LODGE MASONIC CAR SHOW: Kerrville, at County Courthouse, 700 Main Street. Trophies, silent auction. Proceeds benefit the Lodge and community. Produced by Kerrville Masonic Lodge #697: 830-895-3848, firstname.lastname@example.org
Early April - AMERICAN LEGION RED HOT CHILI COOK-OFF AND CAR SHOW: Lakehills, at 147 26th St (Legion St) W, Lakehills, TX 78063. Line Up: 9a; Show: 10a. Awards: 2:30p. Registration Fee: $25. Ron Clarke, 830-612-1038, email@example.com
Early April - AMERICAN CLASSIC CAR SHOW: Leander, at VFW #10427, 8760 RR-2243. 512-394-2449. Web. 8a. Prizes will be awarded for Best in Show. Free admission for spectators.
Early Apr - COMFORT VFW CAR SHOW: Comfort, Comfort Park, TX 27 and Main. Registration 9-11, awards at 3. 1 meal ticket with each entry. Top Twenty awards as well as best of show and Fire Chief's Choice. There will also be a Chili Cook-off, auctions and live music. $20/entry. Annual event. Contact: Mickey George, 830-739-5084, firstname.lastname@example.org
Early April - SBB LIONS CLUB CAR SHOW: Bulverde, at Bulverde Baptist Church, 1331 Bulverde Road. Facebook. Registration 8-10a, Awards 3p. Car Enthusiasts: Over 35 classes of hot rods, classics, muscle, motorcycles and special interest entries. We welcome all car enthusiasts no matter the design, style ... from completely original, restored or wildly modified. Car club welcome! Custom trophies! Judging and Awards in First, Second and Third in all classes. Special Events - Bring the entire family... Raffles, door prizes and great food and fun for all. Blue Lion Train rides and Pinewood Derby races for the kids. Special displays! Plenty of trailer parking. Early registration $25. Contact: Dan Hamilton, 281-467-8178
Mid April, BANDERA SWAP MEET & "CAR SHOW & SHINE": Bandera, 3960 TX 16 S (Heimer Automotive & Diesel). 8a-5p. On the corner of TX-16 and Kings Ranch Rd, just S of town. Set up is after Noon on Friday. Plenty of space for big rigs and food vendors. Lots of trees and grass for Swap Meet vendors, and concrete for Car Show & Shine participants and food vendors. Yep, trucks too. Free to public. $25/space. Contact: Margaret Garcia, 210-213-9962
Mid April - TEXAS VW CLASSIC: Fredericksburg, at Lady Bird Park, 2 mi S of downtown, off TX-16. 817-360-0678. Web. Biggest Volkswagen Show in Texas! A weekend of camping, cruising and Volkswagenism. Roll through the Hill Country on the Bluebonnet Cruise, followed by a BBQ dinner on Saturday. 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. Concludes Sun afternoon with an awards presentation including projected photos of winning cars.
Mid April - LAKE AREA ROD AND CLASSICS ANNUAL BLUE BONNET CAR SHOW: Burnet, at Hamilton Creek Park on W Jackson Street. Web. 8a-3p. Second Sat of April. Sponsored by several merchants in the area together with Lake Area Rods & Classics Car Club. In addition to the gleaming array of automotive marvels (anything that rolls, there will be prizes for The Top 25 Cars, Goodie Bags, Door Prizes, Cash Prizes. Proceeds to children in Burnet County. Mark Kidd: 830-798-3962, email@example.com . 2023: 4/8
Mid-Late April - ROARING LIONS OPEN CAR SHOW: Kerrville, at 625 Washington. 8a-1p. Facebook. 15+ classes to choose from in this participant judged event. Participants will be vying for Class Winner, Best in Show, and Administrator's Choice trophies. A silent auction, food, and music. This fundraising car show will have participant goodie bags and car show t-shirts. $25/vehicle; free for spectators. Grace Academy of Kerrville, 830-792-0780, firstname.lastname@example.org . 2023: 4/29
Mid-Late April - TEXAS CORVETTE ASSN OPEN CAR SHOW: Boerne, Town Main Square, 100 N Main St. Web. 10a-5p. Jerry Hendley, 210-651-1634
3rd Week of April - BRIGGS CAR SHOW: Briggs, at Briggs Community Center, 215 Loop 308. 512-556-1471. Car show and fish fry
3rd Week of April - NEW BRAUNFELS SWAP MEET & CAR SHOW: New Braunfels, at Comal County Fairgrounds, 801 E Common Street. 830-708-1372. 8a. One of the oldest swap meets in the area. Open car show and entries are invited. Registration at 8a. 1,000+ spaces of hard-to-find car parts and related items. Food and drink concessions. ATM. Free parts hauling by swap meet volunteers. Free to the public. On-site parking fee. Profits used for educational scholarships
3rd Week of April - FENDERS AND FOOD TRUCKS ON THE FRIO & RIVER ROAD MARKET FEST: Concan, at Andy's on River Road, 21488 TX-127. Event Web. 10a-4p. Trophies for Top 30 and Best of Show. Registration is 10a-Noon with awards presented at 3p. All vehicles welcome, Classic to Current. $25 vehicle entry. Annual event. If great cars or great food rev your engine, this event is one you don't want to miss. The day kicks off with a car show for the best-of-the-best from classics to currents for cars, trucks, motorcycles, performance cars and tractors. Food trucks will be around the entire day for you to fuel up for walking around the show, enjoying live entertainment and more! Before or after the car show, swing by Andy’s on River Road for the spring edition of River Road Market Fest, a street-style market pop-up featuring live music and entertainment, local artisan shopping, food vendors and an Easter egg hunt ($25 entry). Annabell McNew: 830-232-4310, email@example.com
Late April - CFPO-PAL YOUTH SPORTS CAR SHOW, SWAP MEET AND COOK-OFF: San Marcos, at CFPO-PAL Youth Sports Complex.
Late April - HERE'S TO THE HERO'S EASTER FEST, COOK-OFF & CAR SHOW: Kerrville, at Flat Rock Park, 3840 Riverside Drive. 830-896-1155. Sponsor Web10a-5p. Annual event. Live music, Easter Egg hunt, washer pitching tournament, CASI chili & Lone Star BBQ cook-off, and a variety of vendors. RV spaces but no hookups.
Late April - HEART OF TEXAS CAR SHOW BENEFIT & SWAP MEET: Brady, at Richard's Park. Facebook. 9a-3p. Includes motorcycles, trucks, pickups and boats. Benefits McCulluch County Child Welfare Board. Free admission. Annual event. Darron Moore: 325-792-6197
Late April - OPEN CAR SHOW: Buda, at Cabela's, 15570 IH-35. Facebook. Live auction, goodie bags, door prizes. Cool Cars For Cancer. Charlene Farmer, 512-633-0139.
Late April - WIMBERLEY ARTS FEST CHARITY CAR SHOW: Wimberley, at The Waters Point Retreat, 13401 RR-12, on bank of Blanco River. Web. This is part of the Wimberley Arts Festival. Live music, food, cars and lots of art on display. $25 pre-register, $30 day of show for show cars. Arts Fest attendees free. Proceeds to charity. Mike Cochran, 806-549-3045, firstname.lastname@example.org . 2023: 4/29, 10a-4p
Late April - TEXAS CORVETTE ASSN OPEN CAR SHOW: Boerne, Main Plaza, 100 N Main Street. Sponsor Web. Beautiful classic cars and Corvettes set in a backdrop of the Texas Hill Country: Entertainment, raffle, music, silent auctions and door prizes. Free. Jerry Hendley, 210-651-1634. 2023: 4/21-22, 10a-5p
Late April - GRANITEFEST: Granite Shoals, at Granite Shoals City Hall, 2221 N Phillips Ranch RoadSponsor Web. Facebook. 10a-10p. Live entertainment and music all day. BBQ cook-off. Car and motorcycle show. Washer contest. Balloon rides. Kid activities. Food and vendor booths. Pet friendly. Free admission. 830-598-2424
ANNUALLY RECURRING EVENTS:
Early May - RIVER CAR SHOW: 101 Rowland Ln, Kerrville, TX 78208. 8a-6p. Car, truck, jeep. Live auction, live music, food, drinks, more.
May - RIVER CITY SWAP MEET: Spicewood, at 9900 TX-71 East.
Mid May - FLY IN OR DRIVE IN SAN MARCOS AIRPORT: , San Marcos Airport: CAF Hangar, 1841 Airport Drive. Web. Hours: 12:30-3:30p. Cost/Cover: Before date $20 1st Car, $10 each additional car (add $5 after May 1. Contact: Stephanie Myers, 512-248-1998
Mid May - SHATTER THE STIGMA MOTORCYCLE RALLY, CAR SHOW & COMMUNITY EVENT: Kerrville, at Hill Country Youth Event Center, 3785 TX-27. Facebook. 9a-3p Show times, check in at 7:30a. Community event, a non-profit fair & the South Texas Bloodmobile will be taking donations. Help us raise awareness about mental illness and let's "Shatter The Stigma" together. You can help us by being a sponsor of our event, purchase a vendor booth, be a donor for the raffle, display a car in the car show or ride in our motorcycle rally. Hamburgers for purchase. Community non-profit fair. Sponsorship opportunities. Volunteer Services Council for Kerrville State Hospital, 721 Thompson Drive. Free to public, Car Show $30, Motorcycle riders $40. Annual Event. Contact: Denise LeMeilleur, 830-896-2211 x6269, email@example.com
Mid May - CFV CLASSIC CAR SHOW: New Braunfels, at 1288 TX-337 Loop. 9:30a-4p. Web. Classic cars, trucks and motorcycles built between 1900-1979. Spectator Admission Is Free. Food trucks, vendors, kids games and activities, raffle items, beer, and DJ kid classic for entertainment. CVF, dba Community for Veteran Families, is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving families of veterans in the local community. We raise funds to help with living expenses, medical expenses, handicap modifications, scholarships, and more. We give back 100% of funds raised to veteran's families directly or through other non-profits who assist with special needs. Spectators free, vehicle exhibitor $20. Contact: Community For Veteran Families, 830-888-9823, firstname.lastname@example.org
Mid May - SEMPER FI CAR SHOW: New Braunfels, at VFW Post 7110, 600 Peace Avenue. 8a-5p. Web. Annual Car Show, sponsored by the Hill Country Young Marines and hosted by VFW. Gates open at 8a, "NO" bicycles or skateboards allowed on VFW Grounds, Food Available. Eleven categories for registration - see event flyer on web site. Jimmie Cole 830-542-2243. $15 Early Registration or $20 at the gate. Gene Davenport, 830-837-0397
Mid May - SPRING FANDANGO: Fredericksburg, at Gillespie County Fairgrounds, 530 Fair Dr off TX-16, 2 mi S of town. Venue Web. 830-997-2359. Gates open 2p. Open car show, mini-peddler show, goat roping, live name-band music. Admission is $20 for 13 and over, 12 and under are free. Registration for Open Car show starts at 12:30p-2p. Goat Roping books open 2p. Roping starts at 2:30. Simulcast the Preakness 2p-7p. Lots of activities for kids as well.
Mid/Late May - BBQ + INTERNATIONAL CAR SHOW: Fredericksburg, at Siboney Cellars, 3427 US-290 West. Sponsor Web; Event Web. 830-998-2626. 1-4p. Annual event. Rain or Shine. Parking: Free. Admission: Ticket required, includes meal, various options. 2023: 5/21
Late May - RUMBLE AT THE RIVER CAR SHOW: Cottonwood Shores, at VFD, 610 Birch Lane. 9a-2p. Judging 2:30p. Food. Trophies. Proceeds to VFD. Bring blanket or chair. Free. Janet Taylor-Carusi, 830-693-5191
ANNUALLY RECURRING EVENTS:
Early June - ROD'S AT RILEY'S VINTAGE CAR SHOW: Fischer. 512-392-3132. Web. 2023: 6/3
Early June - VFW FAMILY FREEDOM RALLY: Marble Falls, at VFW Post 10376, 1001 Veterans Drive. 830-693-2261, Web. Car show & Ride-In Bike Show. Free event, community festival, kids & family, live entertainment, live music. Free to all families. Kids' activities. Car and motorcycle show ($20 entry/free to active duty), door prizes, food and drinks, crafts, donation station for active duty military gift boxes (clothing, toiletries, non-perishables), and veteran services booths. Wear your red, white, and blue and bring a lawn chair. Annual event. 2023: 6/3, 10a-6p
Early June - FREDERICKSBURG CAR FEST: Fredericksburg, at Marktplatz (Market Square) Pavilion, 126 W Main St (corner Main and TX-16 S). 830-456-2735. Web. Classic car show, New car expo, First Responder meet & greet. Free admission. Silent auction, food vendors, raffle, music, family fun. Annual event. 2023: 6/3, 8a-4p
Early June - MASONIC OPEN CAR SHOW: Fredericksburg, at Marktplatz. 214-587-2205. Web. DJ, food, live and silent auctions. Free admission. 9a-4p
Early June - MELTDOWN CUSTOM CAR AND TRUCK SHOW: San Marcos, at CAF Air Museum, 1841 Airport Drive. Web. Top 75 Awards, 10 Best Of Show Awards, Burnout Contest, Truck Tug-o-War, Games, Music, Vintage WW2 Airplanes, Vendors. Cost: Entrants: $40; Spectators: $15. Contact: JP, 512-993-5899, email@example.com , 8a-5p
Early June - COW CAMP BARBEQUE COOK-OFF & PECAN CAPITAL STREET DANCE: San Saba, at Risien Park, US-190 E, on the river. 325-372-7363. Chamber Web, Sponsor Web. Event Web. Annual Lonestar Barbeque Society sanctioned event. Games, booths, raffle, live music, dance. Car show. BYOB and lawn chairs. Free admission. 8a
Early June - BURNET COUNTY AREA FAIR: Burnet, at Burnet Community Center, 401 E Jackson Street. Event Web. Rodeo, live music, fun family activities, cooking demo, Austin Steam Train, Burnet Gunfighters, Car show, food, vendors, raffle, silent auction. Polly Krenek, 512-663-7941. firstname.lastname@example.org . 2023: June 9-10
Early June - COMMUNITY FOR VETERAN FAMILIES: CLASSIC CAR SHOW: New Braunfels, at 1288 TX-337 Loop. 830-888-9823. Web, Facebook. Enjoy exhibits of classic cars, trucks, and motorcycles built between 1900-1979. Spectator admission is free. We'll have food trucks, vendors, kids games and activities, raffle items, beer, and DJ Kid Classic for entertainment.
Early June - ANNUAL SULPHUR CREEK CAR CRUISE: Lampasas. Staged at WM Brook Park. 512-556-5172. Web. Owners of classic cars, street rods, exotic mini-trucks, and motorcycles line the park to show off their vehicles. Entertainment, poker run, parade, prizes and games available at this Chamber sponsored event.
June - BLUEBRASS AND CLASSIC CARS: Dripping Springs, at Howard Ranch Community, 1145 Trebled Waters
Mid June - LUCKENBACH OPEN ROD, CUSTOM & CLASSIC CAR and MOTORCYCLE SHOW: Luckenbach. 830-997-3224. Web. Rods-Open, Customs-Open, Classics and Muscle Cars-Open, Motorcycles-Open, Corvettes-Open, Silent Auction, Door Prizes, Plaque, & Hat to First 100 Entrants, Benefits the Boys and Girls Club of Fredericksburg. Admission by donation.
Mid June - MODEL A CLUB OF AMERICA EXHIBIT: Marble Falls, at Lakeside Pavilion. 830-693-4449. Thurs 6p, Fri 7p
Mid June - FATHER'S DAY CAR SHOW: Dripping Springs, at United Methodist Church, 28900 RR-12; 512-894-7123. Web. Annual event, bring your classic car, cycle or truck. Awards
Late June - RIVERFEST CAR SHOW: Bandera, at City Park, 1102 Maple Street. Facebook. Come show off your car, truck or motorcycle on the banks of the Medina River. Prizes awarded to top 20 cars. Your application fee gets two admittance wristbands. All other guests must purchase wristbands at the gate. There are bathrooms, it is very kid friendly, plenty of food and lots of shade! $25. Contact: Geanie Strickland, 830-796-4447. 6:30a-4p.
Late June - KERRVILLE CAR AND MOTORCYCLE SHOW: Kerrville, at Courthouse Square, 700 Main Street. Web. Annual event. Free admission. Pre-registration (until 6/1): $30, Day of event: $35. Registration from 8-11a. Sponsorship opportunities available. Proceeds benefit local charities. Food, band and great cars and motorcycles! Call Dietert Center at 830-792-4044. Jo Carol Smith, 830-702-4044 x240. 8a-4p.
ANNUALLY RECURRING EVENTS:
Early July - LV FREEDOM FESTIVAL: Lago Vista, at K-Oaks Clubhouse & Grande Pavilion, 7000 Bar K Ranch Road. Event Web. A day full of activities celebrating our nation's independence. Talent contest, silent auction, craft fair/market, classic car show, fireworks, family fun, food trucks, vendors, kids waterslides & contest, cornhole tournament, DJ music. NOTE: The community-wide parade will be on July 4 at 10a on Dawn Dr, along with the 5K fun run at Heather Park. 2023: 7/1
Early July - ROCK'N RIVERFEST & JET SKI RACES: Llano, at Badu Park, 300 W Legion Dr, on Llano River. 325-247-5354, Chamber Web, Event Web. Map. 10a-10p. Patriotic pet parade, disc golf tournament. Craft food, vendors and beer. Rat-rod car show, inflatable water rides, splash pad, zip line, BBQ Cook-Off, fireworks at dark. Coolers welcome, family fun. 2023: 7/1
Early July - LAKE AREA RODS & CLASSICS CAR SHOW: Kingsland, at Security State Bank,. 11a. Annual event, in conjunction with Aquaboom. 2023: 7/4
Early July - FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION & CLASSIC CAR SHOW: Luckenbach. 888-311-8990. Web. 1p. Live music, Classic Car Show, games, family fun, no cover charge. Annual event. 2023: 7/4
Early July - HEADWATERS FOR HEROES CAR SHOW & SPORTING CLAYS: Harper. Details to be announced. 830-864-4096, Sponsor Web, Event Web1, Event Web2. 2023: 7-8
Early July - CLASSIC CAR SHOW: Lago Vista, at K Oaks Clubhouse, 7000 Bar K Ranch Road. Event Web. Red, white & you! A day full of activities celebrating our nation's independence, including a community wide parade, 5K fun run, talent contest, silent auction, classic car show: 1:30a-2:30p, fireworks and more!
July - ROCK'n'RIVERFEST CAR SHOW: Llano, Llano River Park
Early July - ROCKIN' RIDES & SWINGIN' SWING CAR SHOW: Lampasas, at Courthouse Square. Web. Noon-4p. Enjoy cars from 1913 to 2023. Food vendors, fabulous music. Presented by Lampasas Heritage Foundation. 2023: 7-9
Late July - STREET BANDITS OPEN CAR SHOW: Kerrville, at Advanced Auto Parts, 1301 Sidney Baker St. 12:30 to 3:30p. All cars, trucks, bikes. Raffles, prizes, trophies, food, store sale. Vehicle entry $5
Late July - HILL COUNTRY SWAP MEET: Fredericksburg, at Lady Bird Johnson Park, TX-16 South. 254-723-2898. Web. Car Corral (vehicles in various stages of restoration), flea market, concessions. Free parking and admission. 900 booths. Now hosted by Earhart Productions. Annual event. 2023: 7/28-30. Fri/Sat: 8a-5p; Sun: 8a-Noon
Late July - HILL COUNTRY RALLY FOR KIDS CAR SHOW: Driftwood, at Camp Ben Mcculloch, 18301 FM-1826. Web. Show off your car or motorcycle and compete for awards. 2023: 7/29, 9a
ANNUALLY RECURRING EVENTS:
Early Aug - CUSTOM CAR AND HOT ROD SHOW: Burnet, at YMCA facility, 1601 S Water Street. Sponsor Web. 8a-4p. Music, a bounce house, face painting, pinstriping, Hot Wheels races, a silent auction, food vendors and door prizes. Benefits church projects
Mid Aug - MARTIN MEMORIAL OPEN ANTIQUE CAR SHOW: Junction, at Kimble County Courthouse Square. 210-698-2322. Web 2023: 8/12
Mid Aug - RODDY TREE RANCH OPEN CAR SHOW: Kerrville, on Guadalupe River. 830-367-2871. Web 10a-5p. Annual event.
Mid Aug - FTC CAR SHOW: Fredericksburg. Sponsor Web. Annual event held by Fredericksburg Theater Company, and includes a Gala and live music. There are four car show categories to be judged, Custom Car, Original Car, Custom Truck, Original Truck, plus a Best of Show and a People's Choice award will be given out. Each category will have a first, second and third place finish.
Mid-Late Aug - RIVER ROADSTER SHOW: Kerrville, Sports Complex, 117 Sweeper Lane. 4p. Free event is open to cars of all sizes, colors and speeds. Bring the family out to enjoy a beautiful afternoon with cars, music, food and fun! You don't need a hot rod or classic to enjoy the fun! There will be live music and sweet treats available for purchase. For additional information, contact the Parks and Recreation Department via e-mail. Interested in bringing your car? The event is "cruise-in" style, so come and go as you please throughout the night. There will be designated parking for show cars, and there is no registration or fee required to participate. 2023: 8/26
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Early Sep - LONELY STAR ROUND UP CAR SHOW: Dripping Springs, at 31430 RR-12. 9a-5p. 2023: 9/2
Early Sep - LUCKENROD CAR SHOW & MUSIC FESTIVAL: Luckenbach. 830-997-3224. Sponsor Web. 10a. Car show, music festival, awards. 2023: 9/9,
Mid-Sep - BOXTOBERFEST: Fredericksburg, at the Hanger Hotel. Web. Porsche car enthusiast events. 2023: 9/8-10
Mid-Sep - BLANCO CLASSIC CAR SHOW: Blanco, at 42 Main St, along the grassy banks of the Blanco River, in Blanco State Park. 512-632-0648. Event Web. Open 8a, Awards 2p. 100+ cars. Annual event sponsored by Blanco Masonic Lodge. 2023: 10/7 >Revised date
Mid-Sep - CHILI COOK-OFF CAR & BIKE SHOW: Kerrville, at Hill Country Youth Event Center. Music, vendors, more. Hosted by K'Star. 2023: 9/16
Mid-Sep - HORSES & HORSEPOWER OPEN CAR SHOW: Bandera, at Brutal Off Road, 4333 TX-16 South. 9a-3p. Trophy class awards, kids choice trophies, silent auction, 50/50 raffle, food vendors, live music, entertainment. Meet the horses. Annual event. Rain or shine. Pets allowed when on leash. No alcoholic beverages. Sponsored by Alamo Area Corvette Club, Freedom Chevrolet, and Triple H Equitherapy. 210-254-8313. Web. 2023: 9/16
Late-Sep - PECAN GROVE CLASSIC CAR & TRUCK SHOW: Fredericksburg, 5244 TX-16 N, at Historic Pecan Grove Store. Web. 9:30-3:30p. Free public admission with donation of 3 cans of food for Food Bank. Live music, burgers, BBQ, beer & wine. Open vehicle entry: $10. Rick Martin, 830-990-4433, email@example.com . 2023: 9/16
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Early Oct - CHILI COOK-OFF & CAR SHOW: San Saba. Annual event. CASI sanctioned. Parking: Free. Admission: Free. 325-372-5141, Chamber Web. 2023: 10/7
Early Oct - CUSTOM & CLASSIC CAR SHOW: San Marcos, at Calvary Baptist Church, 1906 IH-35 N; 512-353-8540. calvarysanmarcos.com. Annual event, register 10a, show noon-2p. Cars and trucks welcome. NO bicycles or motorcycles. Trophies in 7 classes. Trophies for Best of Show and Peoples Choice. Free food. 2023: 10/7, 10a-2p
Early Oct - MAIN STREET CAR SHOW: Marble Falls, at Main Street, Downtown, between Yett Street & 5th Street. Web. Classic cars, muscle cars, hot rods, and more will be on display. Free to spectators. Food, music, shopping, prizes, silent auction and live music. Annual event. Parking: Free. Admission: Free. Presented by Kiwanis Club. Jim Hower, 713-885-1868. 2023: 10-7, 9a-2p
Early Oct - AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY UNIT 157 CAR & MOTORCYCLE SHOW: Bandera, at Bandera City Park, 1102 Maple Street. Lots of Antique & Classic Cars, Custom & Classic Motorcycles. Registration: 9-12p. Show starts: Noon. BBQ plates: $12. Gerda, 830-776-5687. Event Web. 2023: 10/8, Noon-3p
Mid Oct - HEROES CHOICE CAR SHOW: Cedar Park, at Heroes Night Out Soccer Field, 1150 S Bell Blvd, Bldg 5. Annual event. All vehicles are welcome to register! Parking: Free. Admission: Free. Vehicle registration: $20. Web. Brandon Crook: 512-765-0110, firstname.lastname@example.org , 2023: 10/14, 9a-1p
Mid Oct - HILL COUNTRY MILE ROD RUN: Boerne, at Main Street and Plaza. Annual event with 500+ pre-1949 modified cars on public display. Cars line Main Street, plus vendors, a silent action, door prize drawing, 50/50 jar, food booth. Now opened its categories to include American-made cars, trucks, and motorcycles from 1975 and older. Parking: Free. Admission: Free. Contact: Buzz Kidder, 520-226-7807, Event Web, email@example.com . 2023: Show: Sat 10/14, HC Rod Run: Sun 10/15
Mid-Late Oct - OUT OF THIS WORLD CAR SHOW: Uvalde, at Uvalde County Fairplex, 215 Veterans Lane, on outside grounds. Awards. Vendors, food trucks, live music, family fun, kids game zone, mariachis, dancers. Cornhole tournament. Proceeds to charity: Kicks 4 Kidz in Uvalde. Facebook. 2023: 10/14, 10a-5p
Mid-Late Oct - DAM FINE CAR SHOW & SUNDAY DRIVE: Canyon Lake, at Overlook Park at the Dam, 601 C.O.E. Road. Web target="_blank">Web. Fundraiser to restore pedestrian access across the top of the dam. All categories of cars, Jeeps, motorcycles and vehicles. $20/$25 entry fee, $10 for viewing/voting, and $5/kids. Held by Community Dam Alliance. Jen Crownover: 830-221-1104, firstname.lastname@example.org . 2023: 10/15, 10a-4p
Mid-Oct - CLASSIC CAR SHOW: Granite Shoals, at 7222 FM-1431 West. Annual event. Hosted by Lake Area Rods & Classics. Web. 2023: 10/15, Noon-3p
Late Oct - C/10 FLY-IN: San Marcos, at an Marcos Regional Airport, Commemorative Air Force Hangar, 1807 Airport Drive. S1918 to 1987 C/10 Chevrolet/GMC Trucks, Suburbans & Blazers only. This year we are inviting OBS trucks, 1988-1998. Online ticket sales only, Pre-Registration: $25. Register early, there is a limit of 225 registrations. Trucks will be parked on the tarmac. Vintage Fighter Planes will be available for a photo op w/ your truck. Trucks, planes, food, fun for whole family. Awards 2:30p. Rain Date Oct 28. Mike Weeden 512-557-5801. 2023: 10/21
Late Oct - GEARHEAD'S OPEN CAR SHOW: Buda, at Cabela's, 15570 IH-35 Frontage Road. Web. Free to public. Live auction, food, vendors. Proceeds donated to ACC scholarships. Lisa Whitehead: 512-921-9130. 2023: 10/21, 9a-4p
Late Oct - CLASSY CHASSIS CAR SHOW: Kerrville, at River Star Arts & Events Park, 4000 Riverside Drive. Web. Event by San Antonio Gear Grinders. 2023: 10/21, 8a
Late Oct - BULVERDE VFW CAR, TRUCK, MOTORCYCLE SHOW: Bulverde, at Bulverde Baptist Church, 1331 Bulverde Road. Free community event showcases classic cars, trucks and motorcycles, offering attendees a great opportunity to share memories and enjoy the day with family & friends. Food, vendors, music, baked goods, auctions, raffles. Bring the family and enjoy! Early vehicle registration: $30; Day of: $35. Hosted by VFW Post 12205. Event Web. Rich Espinosa: 202-327-4562, email@example.com , 2023: 10/21, 10a-3p
Late Oct - VW HARVEST WEEKEND: Leander. Cruise: Sat; Show: Sun. Web. Free to show and swap. 2023: 10/21-22, 8a
Late Oct - NEW & LUXURY AUTO SHOW: Boerne, at Singing Water Vineyard. Web. If you're in the market for a new or luxury automobile or you are a car enthusiast, the Boerne Chamber New & Luxury Auto Show is a great place to see a little bit of everything! FREE, family friendly event with great entertainment and a special Kids Zone. Jennifer Hudson, 830-249-8000. 2023: 10/28, 10a-5p
Late Oct - ROLLING SCULPTURE CAR SHOW: Bee Cave, at Hill Country Galleria, 12700 Hill Country Blvd, TX-71. Web. Each owner will drive their car in front of the stage where they will be interviewed. Benefits Bee Cave Public Library. 2023: 10/29, 10a-3p
ANNUALLY RECURRING EVENTS:
Early Nov - GEARS & BEERS CAR SHOW: Johnson City, at Courthouse Square, Pecan St & Nugent Avenue. Event Web. Annual event hosted by Pecan Street Brewery, 830-868-2500; 106 E Pecan Street. Host Web. Showcase of 140+ classic, vintage and custom vehicles. Perfect opportunity to see some of the coolest cars in the Texas Hill Country and meet other car lovers. Sign-up by 9/30 to receive one free Car Show T-shirt for each registered car. After 9/30, T-shirts can be purchased at event for $25. Live music, food. Guitar raffle (see at Brewery). Proceeds support Blanco County Veterans Memorial Project (to be located at intersection of Nugent Ave and E Bluebonnet Ln in Johnson City), via the Hill Country Daughters of the American Revolution, and the American Legion Memorial Hwy Post 352, Blanco TX. 2023: 11/4, 7a-2p
Early Nov - MAIN STREET SHOW-N-SHINE CAR SHOW: Marble Falls, at Main Street, Downtown. Car show starts at Noon. Registration: 9a-12; Award Ceremony: 3p. Annual event with Silent Auction, Live music, food and prizes. $25 entry. Contact: Bill Lehr, 512-755-4868
Mid Nov - VETERANS DAY CAR SHOW & PARADE: Kerrville, at VA Hospital, 3600 Memorial Blvd. Web. Annual open car show. Free to spectators. Parade, Music, Raffle, Food. Registration 8-11a, Judging begins 11a. Pre-registration fee: $25/vehicle. Day of event registration: $30. Vendor Space: $50 (no food, soft drinks, bottled water, or tee shirt vendors). Sponsorship opportunities available. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place trophies in each category, plus Best of Show, Longest Distance, & Chief Medical Officers choice. 100% Of Proceeds To Benefit Veterans. 830-792-2580, STXVOLSVC@va.gov . 2023: 11/11, 8a
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ALAMO MG ASSOCIATION:
FREDERICKSBURG VINTAGE CAR CLUB: Fredericksburg, TX 78624. Web. A touring and driving club open to all, past sponsor of Hill Country Swap Meet in July, meets 1st Tue, 7-9p. Randy Pullen, 830-669-2019
GEAR GRINDERS: Web. Started out in 1951 as a group of guys from San Antonio that were basically just interested in cars. To date, we are the longest continually operating car club in the great state of Texas, and the second oldest club in the United States Ken Ryan, 210-823-5325, firstname.lastname@example.org , email@example.com
LAKE AREA RODS & CLASSICS: Burnet, TX. Web. Mark Kidd: 830-798-3962
LAKEWAY FRIDAY CAR CLUB: Lakeway Cruise-In: Every Fri at Sandeez Hamburger Hut, 113 RR-620 N, Lakeway. 1-3p. Anyone with an old car is welcome.
MERCEDES-BENZ CLUB OF AMERICA-TEXAS HILL COUNTRY SECTION: Web. Contact: Kathie Steele, Section Officer, 512-497-9012, firstname.lastname@example.org
SAN ANTONIO JAGUAR CLUB:
SOUTH TEXAS AUSTIN HEALEY CLUB: Web
SOUTH TEXAS CAR CLUB: Web
SOUTH TEXAS TRIUMPH ASSOCIATION:
STREET DREAMS TEXAS: 830-997-1950; 156 FM-2093, Fredericksburg, TX 78624. Web. Classic cars and trucks for sale
THE 12 KINGS CAR CLUB: Wimberley, TX. Web. Monthly meeting/shows. Annual charity car show, late April. Mike Cochran, 806-549-3045, email@example.com
BEYOND THE HILL COUNTRY
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BEYOND THE HILL COUNTRY
ALAMO AREA CORVETTE CLUB: 210-912-1150; Web
ANTIQUE AUTOMOBILE CLUB: San Angelo, TX And Surrounding Area; Wool Capital Region - AACA. Simone Thompson: firstname.lastname@example.org
AUTOMOBILE & MOTORCYCLE MUSEUMS: Web. Museums are located on a US map with details clickable under each position flag.
CEN-TEX CLASSICS & HOT ROD CLUB: 512-736-7388; 154 PR-2123, Meridian, TX 76665. Automobile sport classic cars, trucks, hot rods & motorcycles. Promoting the sport of the automobile. Donne Griffiths, email@example.com
DUSTY OLD CARS: Web
LAKE COUNTRY CLASSIC CAR CLUB: 214-384-1942; Mineola, TX. Darrell Slabaugh, Pres, firstname.lastname@example.org
LONE STAR CORVETTE CLUB: Web
LONE STAR STREET ROD ASSOCIATION: Web
PONTIAC G-8'S OF HOUSTON: Anthony Almaguer: AlmaguerA@unitedsafety.net
SOUTH TEXAS CAR CLUB: Web
TEXAS CORVETTE ASSOCIATION-SAN ANTONIO: Web
(THE) VETERAN MOTOR CAR CLUB OF AMERICA: Web. Good automotive links page
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