2013 MOPAR CAR SHOWS AND OTHER EVENTS
APRIL 11-14: Commerce, GA, 5th annual NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals presented by National Musclecar Association to be held at Atlanta Dragway, 500 East Ridgeway Rd. One of the largest musclecar events with late and early model musclecar drag racing and all-domestic car show, manufacturers midway, swap meet. For more info call (714) 444-2426 or visit: www.NMCAdigital.org
APRIL 27: Mobile, AL, 18th Annual Mopars at the Battleship presented by Southern Mopar Association to be held at the USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park, 2703 Battleship Parkway. All-Mopar and AMC car show with trophies in classes for stock and modified. Pre-registration $25; day of show $30; $3 park fee. For more info call Larry at (251) 453-5154 or Wayne at (251) 725-3146 or Jonny at (251) 666-0080 or visit: www.southernmopar.com
MAY 2-4: Kansas, Kansas Mopar Cruise, event begins at The Lodge in Baldwin City, train ride in Ottawa, Combat Air Museum in Topeka, Kansas Oil Museum in El Dorado, ends at McPherson College Auto Restoration Car Show. More activities will be added. For hotel, route maps and other info call (620) 757-1284 or visit: www.ksmoparcruise.org
MAY 5: Great Bend, KS, 25th Annual Show presented by Mid America Mopars to be held at Brit Spaugh Park, 2000 Main Street. Show is 9AM-4PM. For more info call (620) 793-6742 or (620) 792-5105 or (620) 786-7059.
MAY 11-12: Van Nuys, CA, Spring Fling XXVII All-Mopar Show & Parts Exchange to be held at Woodley Park, sponsored by the Southern California Car Club, Chrysler Performance West. Saturday show 'n shine, huge manufacturer's midway, event T-shirts, dash plaques to first 400 show cars, Sunday judged car show with trophies in 43 classes, picnic area, trailer parking, food court, free to spectators. For more info call the CPW hotline at (818) 759-1779, or to print flyers, hotels, maps visit: www.cpwclub.com
MAY 18: Melbourne, FL, Alzheimer's BBQ and Car Giveaway to be held at Wickham Park Pavilion, hosted by Brevard Alzheimer's Foundation and Boniface Hiers Automotive Group. This year's raffle car is a 1970 Cuda, Hot Rod Magazine TV feature car painted with Sherwin Williams "Crazy Cuda Green", customized with '02 Viper V10 GTS engine and 6-speed Viper transmission, shaved quarters, flush taillights, roll cage, Wildwood brakes, 4:33 Detroit Locker, custom interior with 2005 Viper seats, 4-point race belts, Alpine CD with 10-speaker system, custom vintage A/C and heat, etc. tickets are $25 each or six for $100; need not be present to win. Call (321) 253-4430 or 1-866-563-2582 to buy tickets or you can see the Cuda and purchase tickets online at: www.alzbbq.com
MAY 18: LaVista, NE, 7th Annual All Mopar Show presented by the High Impact Performance Mopar Auto Club to be held at 12110 Port Grace Blvd. Largest Mopar show in the area with the best custom made Mopar trophies in the country. T-shirt with paid entry, pancake feed, raffle. For more info call Dan at (402) 740-1054 o visit: www.highimpactperformance.org
JUNE 1-2: Farmington, MN, Winged Warriors Spring Meet in conjunction with the Mopars in the Park Car Show and Swap Meet to be held at the Dakota County Fairgrounds. Friday night Moparty from 4:00 PM till 8:00 PM at Janet and Curt Lawson's home at 13240--139th Ave N, Dayton, MN. If you plan to attend the party, please send them an email at: email@example.com or call (763) 427-4363 and let them know how many in your party so they can plan for food. There is no fee to eat, but donations are very much welcome to help pay for food. There will be lots of delicious food and lots of good Mopar friends and you never know who will show up for a surprise visit! Saturday and Sunday car show and swap meet with special guests at the Dakota County Fairgrounds. To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Sox & Martin Race Team, Buddy Martin and Diane Sox will be special guests along with as many of the original Sox & Martin original race cars as they can get. Other special guests will be Judy "Miss Mighty Mopar" Lilly, "Akron" Arlen Vanke and don Grotheer. Back by popular demand will be the Challenger Challenge and another attempt to break the Guinness Book of World Records with the largest parade of Dodge LC bodied Challengers. Don't miss this exciting event! Every year over 1,000 show cars come, a huge swap meet and vendor's midway and even a kiddie corner for the young ones. Headquarters hotel is the Grandstay Suites in Apple Valley. Call (952) 953-6111 for reservations and tell them you're with the Mopar Group. You can also camp at the Dakota County Fairgrounds; for camping reservations call (651) 463-6900 to reserve a site. There are other hotels in the area also.
JUNE 2: Fremont, CA, Mopar Alley's 23rd Annual show sponsored by Stevens Creek Chrysler to be held at Ohlone College, 43600 Mission Blvd. Largest one-day Mopar show in NorCal with 450 cars annually. Added attraction 2nd Annual West Coast Wing Car Show and 1st Annual NHOA Gen II Hemi Meet. Pre-registration deadline is May 25. For more information call (408) 981-3326 or (408) 356-4752 or visit: www.moparalley.og
JUNE 8: Johnston, IA, 25th Annual Mopars on Review car show and swap meet hosted by Des Moines Mopars Unlimited, to be held at the Child Serve Complex, 5406 Merle Hay Road. Goodie bags, 50/50 drawing, door prizes; proceeds benefit Child Serve. For more info call Sue Mikel at (515) 279-7645 or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit: www.moparsunlimitediowa.com
JUNE 11-16: Ann Arbor, MI area, DSAC and Winged Warriors/NBOA National Meet with Bob Glaspie as host. Meet activities being planned include: June 15-16 members have our own display area in Greenfield Village for the Greenfield Village Motor Muster and each car will receive 4 free passes for Village, Henry Ford Museum and Hall of Fame for both days--a $300 value! Membership is required and you MUST pre-register with Doug Schellinger for the Greenfield Village show as documents will come to you from GV; call Doug at (414) 687-2489 or email to him at: email@example.com . Other activities are tours of Chrysler's Chelsea Proving Grounds, Yankee Air Museum (with possible rides on B-17, B25 and C47 planes--prices vary per plane so check it out on their website), Jiffy Cake Mix factory, Lingenfelter Collection--a collection of over 150 exotics, Corvettes and '70s musclecars, Pratt and Miller Shop where they offer level one restorations. Keep in mind this is a race weekend and all of the hotels have jacked up their rates. Bob was able to procure a block of rooms at the Ann Arbor Holiday Inn Express, 3600 Plymouth Road, which is a nice big hotel for the reasonable price of $99.99 per night; there are 50 rooms blocked at this price until May 11th. Make your reservations early as the hotels will book up fast and be sure to tell them you're with the Aero and Wing Warriors Group. Call (734) 769-9800 for reservations.
JUNE 15: Greenville, DE, Greenville Auto Show to be held at 4830 Kennett Pike. Sports cars, classic cars and muscle cars welcome; $15 entry fee, first 100 registered cars get dash plaque and goodie bag; 20 trophies plus five special awards, 50/50 drawing, door prizes. For more info call (302) 983-6966 or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
JUNE 16: Middlebury, VT, Mopar Magic All-Mopar Show and Shine to be held at Foster Motors Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep, 2149 Route 7 South. Classes for all Mopars, AMC, newer trucks and PT Cruisers. For more info call: 888-338-9179 or visit: www.fostermotors.com
JUNE 23: Fox Lake, IL, Mopars at the Park car show to be held at Veterans Park from 9AM to 4PM. For more info call Marc at (847) 815-2891 or visit: www.chicagolandmopar.com
JULY 5-7: Des Moines, IA, 22nd Heartland Nationals to be held at the Iowa State Fairgrounds hosted by GoodGuys. Rods, customs, musclecars, classics, trucks through 1972; Saturday night fireworks, autocross, vendors, swap meet, car corral, and All-American Sunday. For more info call (8\925) 838-9876 or visit: www.good-guys.com
JULY 12-14: Carlisle, PA, All-Chrysler Nationals to be held at Carlisle Fairgrounds, 1000 Bryn Mawr Rd. Max Wedge reunion (stock and race form), RamChargers return, Daisy Duke competition, Survivor display, seminars, burnout contest, woman's oasis, young guns. Pre-register by June 10, 2013 and save 10% plus drive right in Gate 3 with window sticker--no waiting in line! For more info call (717) 243-7855 8AM-5PM EST or visit: www.carlisleevents.com
JULY 20: Belvidere, IL, Midwest Dodge Charger Show to be held at the Boone County Fairgrounds, 8791 Rt 76. For more info call Scott at (708) 254-0237.
JULY 20-21: Belvidere, IL, Belvidere Mopar Happening car show and swap meet to be held at the Boone County Fairgrounds, 8791 Rt 76 from 7AM-4PM. Hosted by the Chicagoland Mopar Club. For more info call Diane at (815) 262-8096 or visit: www.chicagolandmopar.com
JULY 23: Hickory Corners, MI, Mopars at the Red Barns to be held at Gilmore Car Museum, 6865 Hickory Rd. All Chrysler product car show and swap meet; $10 includes admission to all museum exhibits. For more info call (269) 664-5595 or visit: www.gilmorecarmuseum.org
JULY 27: Carroll, IA, 10th Annual RPM Car Show to be held at Swan Lake State Park. Trophies, door prizes, 50/50 drawing, dash plaques, music, lots of shade and camping. For more info call Paul at (712) 792-4046.
AUGUST 3-4: Elkhorn, WI, 28th Annual Summer Elkhorn car show, swap meet and car corral to be held at Walworth County Fairgrounds, 20 miles east of Janesville on Hwy 11. Hosted by Madison Classics. Held rain or shine; no pre-registration, $7 per person for show cars; $7 spectator; $3 parking. For more info call (608) 244-8416 or visit: www.madisonclassics.com
AUGUST 9-11: Hebron, OH, Mopar Nationals to be held at National Trails Raceway. Winged Car Gathering with special parking and fellowship party in the tower on Friday night, hosted by Sharon Malcom. Please call Sharon at 1-800-956-6727 days or cell (937) 205-1772 if you plan to attend the Winged Car Gathering.
AUGUST 10: Centennial, CO, Mopars at the Mall to be held at the Streets at Southglenn, 7001 S University Blvd from 8AM-2PM. For more info call (303) 562-4359 or visit: www.coloradomopar.com
AUGUST 13-17: Myrtle Beach, SC, 2nd Annual Mopars at the Beach by Arrington Performance. Events in and around Myrtle Beach include: Tuesday cruise to Hooters and Hooter girls car wash; Wednesday Myrtle Beach Speedway; Thursday Wheels of Yesteryear museum and Carolina BBQ; Rock around the Beach at The Hard Rock Cafe; Friday car show at the Carolina Tavern; Saturday car show at Inlet Square Mall. For more info call Frog Jones at (803) 361-3362 or email to: email@example.com or visit: www.moparsatthebeach.com
AUGUST 17-18: New Hamburg, Canada, Mopar Fest to be held at 251 Jacob Street. This is Canada's largest all-Mopar car show, last year over 1,700 show cars and 240 vendors! The participant's giveaway car (August 18) is a 1969 Valiant Signet with 360 4-speed, must be pre-registered and present to win. The raffle car to benefit the Optimist Club is a 2013 Challenger R/T with 5.6 Hemi (tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20). For more info call (519) 342-1284 or to register online visit: www.moparfest.com
AUGUST 25: Dubuque, IA, Mopars on the Mississippi to be held at Anderson Co (formerly Eagle Door and Window), 2045 Kerper Blvd. Show hours 8AM-3:30PM, hosted by Chicagoland Mopar Club. For more info call Shawn at (563) 590-4290 or visit: www.chicagolandmopar.com
AUGUST 31-SEPTEMBER 2: El Dorado, KS, 15th Annual Charger Fever All Dodge Charger weekend and swap meet to be held at the Kansas Oil Museum, 383 E Central just west of the East Park. No judging; Participant's Choice trophy awarded. Just a bunch of good ol' guys and gals getting together to show off Chargers regardless of condition. Plenty of shopping, lots of sight seeing and a wide variety of restaurants. Host hotel is the Best Western Red Coach Inn, call (316) 321-4888 for reservations. Schedule: Friday preregistration at Red Coach Inn pool area; Saturday: Charger meet at Kansas Oil Museum, evening to be announced; Sunday: meet at Kansas Oil Museum, 11AM Charger cruise to be announced; Monday 6:30AM-9AM breakfast gathering. For more info call Rocky at (316) 250-8196 or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit: www.chargerfever.com
SEPTEMBER 6-8: Springfield, OH, Springfield car show and swap meet to be held at Clark County Fairgrounds, 4401 S Charleston Pike. 126 acres of car show, vendors, cars for sale, $7 admission fee. Dash plaques, goodie bags, door prizes, judging Saturday and Sunday. For more info call (937) 376-0111 or visit: www.ohioswapmeet.com
SEPTEMBER 14: Braselton, GA, Mopar Southern Classic to be held at Year One, 1011 Cherry Drive from 9AM-4PM. For more info visit: www.northgeorgiamoparclub.com
SEPTEMBER 27-29: Jefferson, WI, 36th Annual Fall Jefferson car show, swap meet and car corral to be held at Jefferson County Fairgrounds, 503 North Jackson Ave. Hosted by Madison Classics. Swap meet and car corral all three days: 3,100+ swap spaces and 100s of cars for sale. Car show Saturday and Sunday rain or shine, all makes and models welcome. For swap space info call (608) 244-8416 or visit: www.madisonclassics.com
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