Perhaps you have been to your local shopping center parking lot and seen a car show going on there. Or maybe you have been to the fairgrounds when they had a major event there. If you’re like a typical car enthusiast, you’ve likely found yourself interested in showing off a ride of your own. Showing cars is likely easier than you think. In fact, you can typically just walk up to someone at a car show and ask them what it takes to get involved.
A great way to get started showing cars is by attending cruise nights. These gatherings are typically for car enthusiast that are involved in a club. There typically entry fees for the participants, and sometimes for the spectators as well, and the vehicles will be judged with prizes as the payoff.
If you believe your vehicle is worth showing, a local cruise event is the best way to get you started. Talk to the car owners there and they will be able to tell you how to get started with car shows.
If you are unsure where cruise nights are done in your area, search online or check your local publications. Most places will have some sort of event on July 8, which is collector car appreciation day. This day helps to raise awareness of car collecting and restoration in the United States.
If you don’t have a vehicle to show yet better wanting to purchase one, do your research online to figure out a price range for the vehicle you are interested in. There are many cars you can choose from, each with a wide range of options.
Once you have a car to show, you will be ready to work on it and get it ready to take to your first car show. In the following articles, we’ll cover many the things that you will need to do to get your car ready for your first car show.