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Riverside car shows not to miss this year
May 2, 2017
RIVERSIDE COUNTY, Calif – Car shows are an exciting way to bond with kids, learn more about classics or just to go spend some time. If you’re a car enthusiast, car shows can be for you. Many provide vendors, fun raffles and other extras that the whole family will enjoy. Whether you want to enter your classic car in a show, browse what is on show or find the inspiration to build your own, car shows in the Riverside area are great places to go!
Mopars in May at CSDR
Happening on May 21 at 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., this is an exciting event that is open for those that want to show or just view what is being shown. While trophies are awarded to the best vehicles, you can take your pick of the ones you like the most. Raffles are held throughout the event and there are plenty of opportunities for you to win a great prize. Food and other refreshments will be available.
Roadhouse Grill Wednesday Cruise Nights
Watch as the classic cars line up and take their cruise starting and ending at the Roadhouse Grill every Wednesday night from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Take in some great music, meet new friends and other great people and of course, look at all the custom and classic cars. Your hump days can be filled with classics each week. Happy hour also starts during this time at the grill, so grab a chair and take a look!
Palm Springs Cruisin’ Association Cruise Night
Happening the 1st Saturday of every month, you can come out and look at many of the classic and custom cars that come to drive. Speak with the builders of the cars to grab some ideas. Running from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., you can check them out once the drive is over. Everyone is invited to come look or register their classic car. For more info: 760-360-9798.
Pre-1959 Vintage/Antique Cycle Ride
For a bit of a more classic appeal, this event happens annually in November from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 Noon. The owners of these cars have a lot to show off for. With each one as old as the next, but in great condition, you can see them drive and look under the hood. Refreshments and vendors will be there showcasing their products, will you be? For more info: (951) 867-5309.
Riverside County Classic Car Show
Annually in December, the Riverside County Classic Car Show puts on an all day, fun-filled event from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. With live music, great food and many vendors, you can watch the classic cars drive down the road, and then check them out individually. Find your favorite among the rows that are being shown and speak with the owners about the customs that they put on their vehicles. For more info: (760) 908-8798.
Car shows provide everyone with a great time and whether you’re young or young at heart, there are many cars on show that everyone will find interesting. Bring the entire family for a fun filled day of looking as classics, customs and other vehicles of interest or sign up to have your classic added to the event. It’s easy to have a car shipped to the show if you have one you would like to enter. For others, these car shows are an opportunity to catch a glimpse into a past that may have faded over time, and they are a great way to get a feel for how life used to be when the oldies but goodies blared from the car stereo and cruising down the street in a shiny hot rod was the thing to do on weekend nights.
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