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Arkansas Car Shows 2023


Nostalgia for simpler times, a time when family Sunday drives were the norm. Or, the yearning for the carefree “All-American rebel” life personified by hot rods and drag races? I do not know which it is, but I do know that Arkansans love their classic cars. The backroads of Arkansas will take you back in time to these nine upcoming car shows across the Natural State.

Arkansas Car Shows in 2023

35th Annual Greenwood Open Car Show

This 35th annual event showcases the very best in the Arkansas River Valley and beyond. Proceeds go to two scholarships for Greenwood High School students and other local charities.
Date: April 22, 2023
Location: Greenwood Downtown Square, Greenwood

Tri-County Cruizers Valley Antique Auto Club Car Show & Swap Meet

The event will feature live music by the Midwestern Playboys, a Valve cover racing track by Ridge Runner Valve Cover Racing, swap meet that is open to all items, food vendors, a silent auction with some really cool items up for bid, a bump and jump and playground for the kiddos and John T. Wayne, western author and grandson of “The Duke” will be there. The famous Wild Thang Rat Rod School Bus will also be on display. All proceeds will fund the Dardanelle Senior Activity Center.
Date: April 22, 2023
Time: 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Merritt Park, Dardanelle

27th Annual Hot Springs Cruisers Car Show | Hot Springs

This event has been held for 27 years and supports a different local charity each year. It features any make or model car from the 1940s through the 70s. A lineup of classic old cars cruising a local strip.
Date: May 6, 2023
Time: 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Location: 525 Airport Road, Hot Springs Airport, AR

38th Annual Toad Suck Daze Car Show | Conway

The Toad Suck Car Club will host its 38th annual car show Saturday, May 6. The show will be held at the corner of Faulkner and Robinson Streets (Church of Christ Parking Lot), just around the corner from the festivities of Toad Suck Days.
Date: Saturday, May 6, 2023
Location: Robinson Street Church of Christ Parking Lot, Faulkner & Robinson Streets, Conway, AR

Piggott Heritage Car Show

Live entertainment, breakfast at the park, a parade through downtown Piggott, a 50s dance on the square Saturday night, and the announcement of trophies and special awards Sunday.
Date: May 19 – 21, 2023
Location: Heritage Park, 3010 Heritage Park Road, Piggott, AR

Petit Jean Car Show & Swap Meet | Petit Jean Mountain near Morrilton

In its 65th year, this Father’s Day weekend show features cars from the turn of the 19th century to the 1980s, with hundreds of collectible automobiles for sale and over 1,000 vendors selling car parts, related items and food!
Date: June 15 – 18, 2023
Time: 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Locations: 8 Jones Lane, Morrilton, AR

Queen Wilhelmina Rod Run | Mena

The 45th Queen Wilhelmina Rod Run in downtown Mena, Arkansas and atop beautiful Rich Mountain draws car enthusiasts from all over. Three days of vintage hot rods and a street dance.
Date: Aug. 25 – 27, 2023
Location: Historic Mena Downtown and Queen Wilhelmina State Park, Mena, Arkansas

48th Annual Foothills of the Ozarks Swap Meet | Washington County Fairgrounds

Cruising the Ozarks has multiple events throughout the year, but their main event is held every September at the Washington County Fairgrounds. It includes booths for antique and modern parts. Spaces are also available for Overlanding Outfitting and racing equipment/cars. A Car Corral and Show & Shine will be available.
Date: Sept. 15, 2023
Time: 7 a.m. 4 p.m.
Location: 2537 N McConnell Avenue, Fayetteville, AR

The oldest cars in U.S. museums can be traced back to the 1890s, while most antique cars displayed at auto shows were built between the 1930s and 1950s. American antique cars have been handed down from generation to generation, and almost every one of them has a story. Why not get out and learn their stories and pass them on to the next generation?

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6 responses to “Arkansas Car Shows 2023”

  1. Holli Boyett Holli says:

    Love this! Plow Boys Car Club in Hope hosts a monthly show downtown in conjuction with Tailgaters Burgers.

  2. Cheryl King says:

    We also have the 2nd Annual MOPAR Car Show at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge on August 18th – 19th. The Friday Night Lights show will be in Eureka Springs on the night of August 18th and the car show will be on the property at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge. This is the only MOPAR event in Northwest Arkansas!

  3. Cheryl King says:

    I meant to add the address on my previous comment and couldn’t edit once I submitted. Sorry for multiple comments. The MOPAR Car show link is tcmoparclassic.com

  4. Hi Cheryl! We will add it!

  5. Jeannie Cook says:

    Montgomery County Heritage Festival
    September 30th
    Mount Ida, Arkansas

    check out our Facebook page- Mount Ida Area Chamber of Commerce for details

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