Best Car Shows of Summer 2017

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Last summer we shared with you our top picks for the best car shows of the summer. This year we’re back with an updated list to help you get your car show fix. Whether these are happening across the pond, or right in your own neighborhood, we know this itinerary of summertime car activities will have something for the whole family to enjoy.

Whether you check out one or all of these shows, we know you won’t be disappointed. Check them out below:


Goodwood Festival of Speed


When: June 29 – July 2

Where: Goodwood House, Chichester, West Sussex, U.K.

Why: This event is a must-do on every car lover’s bucket list. This event is held every year on a large estate in southern England, where cars and bikes compete in the Hillclimb. You’ll get to mingle with racing royalty and car enthusiasts from all over the world. Grab your passport, and enjoy the thrill of it all!



Double K Productions 8th Annual 4th of July Car/Bike Show @ Naperville Crossings


When: July 4

Where: Cantore Drive, Naperville, IL

Why: If you’re looking to see cars and bikes that range from muscle to customs to classics, you’ve found the right place! Spend your Independence Day browsing cars that could win any of the 75 awards that are given out at this show. Don’t miss out on the great shopping and restaurants either!


Good Guys 30th Pacific Northwest Nationals


When: July 28-30

Where: Washington State Fair Events Center – Puyallup

Why: We featured this event last year, and it’s back for good reason! With over 2,500 vehicles on display, this event will have car lovers coming back year after year. Featuring an indoor car show, vintage drag races, live music, a swap meet, and a special Kids Zone, there’s no better way to spend a weekend in the Pacific Northwest!


Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance


When: August 14-20

Where: The Lodge at Pebble Beach, Pebble Beach, CA

Why: If you’ve ever wanted to step back in time and admire the cars of yesteryear with an ocean view, this is the event for you. The cars are parked on the famous 18th fairway of the Pebble Beach Golf Links. It’s the perfect vacation for anyone who wants to truly get away. Plus, the cool ocean breezes off the Monterey Bay will be a welcome change in August!


The Woodward Dream Cruise


When: August 19

Where: Berkley, MI

Why: If you’re looking for something a little more down to earth than Pebble Beach, Woodward is the perfect solution. It’s a one-day celebration of American-made cars, and they won’t be standing still. Get yourself to Michigan and be prepared to cruise with these classics for a day you’ll never forget.


Dead Man’s Curve: The Wild Hot Rod Weekend

When: August 31 – September 3


Where: Mahwah, NJ

Why: If you like pre-1972 hot rods and Rockabilly or Surf Music, you’ll want to get tickets to the “King Kong of Hot Rod Events”! Located in New Jersey, this event is fun for the whole family, featuring TV cars, celebrities, and a swap area. They even offer a discount on hotel rooms, so don’t wait to book your trip!

Do you have any car shows you’re headed to this summer? Tell us all about them on Facebook!


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