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The FREE Complete Bay Area Auto Enthusiast Guide
Upcoming Car Shows
October-2018
OCT. 28: CLEARWATER - $15 pre-registration or $20 day of show; opens at 8 and awards presented at 2; trophies to be awarded; free food, drinks for participants.   
OCT. 28: YBOR CITY - Street closes 1 to 5 p.m. followed by a parade of cars up Seventh; $20 entry free to benefit veterans charities; free to public. TITLE - HALLOWEEN CLASSIC CAR & VINTAGE ...
OCT. 27: BRANDON - Free show offers free food/drink with a show car; door prizes; music provided by John Paul Gasca; (rain makeup the following Saturday).    ...
OCT. 27: PLANT CITY - Presented by Tampa Bay Vettes; $30 pre-registration before Oct. 19; $35 afterward; awards to be given.   TITLE&n...
OCT. 27-29: OCALA - FMX Motorcross and BMX Trickstars, Xtreme dyno challenge and clinic with Byrnyzz, world champion Disc Dogs, Chainsaw Chix, Burnout Challenge, Drone Race expedition, Island Grove winery tasting, free kids activities, live music, etc. &nb...
OCT. 21: PINELLAS PARK - $15 pre-registration or $20 day of show; several awards to be given. TITLE - QUAKER STEAK CAR & TRUCK SHOW
OCT. 20: PALM HARBOR - Organized by the Florida Gulf Coast Region of the Vintage Chevrolet Club of America; benefits Toy Makers of East Lake; open to all classic and custom cars/trucks; $15 online registration before Oct. 18 or $20 day of show.  ...
OCT. 20: PLANT CITY - Free registration and admission; pre-1993 and older cars and trucks as well as antiques, hot rods, customs and classics.as well as men and children) and a model car show; music provided by John Paul Gasca playing a special playlist of the 50s, 60s and 70s.
OCT. 19-21: BELLEVIEW - Annual fundraiser put up by the Ocala Jeep Club celebrates 20 years; activities include three levels of off-road course for all levels ranging from stock, moderately modified and extreme Jeeps; articulation ramp; vendor and parts swapper areas; kid zone; 50/50; ...
OCT. 14: WESLEY CHAPEL - $20 pre-registration or $25 day of show; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; registration from 10 a.m. to noon, followed by judging, then trophies presented at 4.   
OCT. 14: LUTZ - CAR SHOW "NATURALLY"; open to all show-worthy vehicles; $15 pre-registration by Sept. 28 includes goodie bag, dash plaque and show souvenir to first 100; $25 after Sept. 28; free spectator admission to car show area; featuring entertainment, food, door prizes, 50/50 raff...
OCT. 13: BRANDON - Prizes, gift baskets, trophies, food, vendors, 50/50 raffle. TITLE - BIKES, CARS & CRAFTS -------------------------...
OCT. 13: LUTZ: - Hosted by Let’s Roll Promotions. live music, door prizes, 50/50; no entry fee; open to all classic and muscle cars, street rods, hot rods and customs.  
OCT. 13: RIVERVIEW - Free; brewery, food truck and live music; presented by Tampa Wax Slingers.  TITLE -
OCT. 7: LITHIA - $5 pre-registration or $10 at gate; 50/50 raffle; proceeds benefit Florida Gulf Coast Paralyzed Veterans of America.   
OCT. 7: WEBSTER - CAR & CYCLE SWAP MEET; $5 admission.   TITLE - WEBSTER WESTSIDE CAR & CYCLE SWAP MEET --------------...
OCT. 6: ST. PETERSBURG - $15 pre-registration or $20 day of event; free to the public; registration from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and awards presented at 2:30; food, music, prizes; proceeds benefit FL Elks Youth Camp and FL Elks Children Therapy Services.  ...
OCT. 6: DADE CITY - new time, now from noon to 7 p.m.; free; Bob Case, who ran the cruise-in several years ago, returns; vendors and Starvin’ Darvin Lewis as DJ.   
OCT. 6: TAMPA - GARAGE ONE RISE N SHINE CARS AND COFFEE CRUISE-IN; new location, now at 9222 Anderson Road, Tampa (Starbucks lot near AMC Veterans 24 theater); open to all years of cars, trucks and motorcycles;
OCT. 6: PINELLAS PARK - Hosted by Angela “Tiger Lady” Recchia; $10 donation benefits Vernon Yates Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation; food, music, 50/50, door prizes, award trophies, club participation awards.
OCT. 6: RUSKIN - free TITLE - CRUISE-IN ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
OCT. 6: DOVER - CAR SHOW; organized by First Baptist Church; free car show participant entry, cookout, bluegrass jam and Pinewood Derby.   TITLE - DOVER ROD RUN CAR SHOW & PINEWOOD DERBY ...
OCT. 4: APOLLO BEACH - CAR SHOW; free; open to all cars and trucks, DJ Joe Ferrante, 50/50, door prizes; cruiser of the month award; rain date is following Thursday.   TI...
OCT. 2: PLANT CITY - Free show with two free slices of pizza and a drink for each show car participant; tickets handed out at the DJ trailer with sign in; music provided by John Paul Gasca; (rain makeup the following Tuesday).
November-2018
NOV. 16-18: TAMPA - AUTO SHOW; Hundreds of new models on show; Sunday is Family Day (kids 12 years of age and younger get in free with paying adult); otherwise, $12 adults, $5 seniors for military and students; children ages 7 to 12 are $5; kids 6 years of age and younger are free.
NOV. 10: BRANDON - Organized by Bay Life Church; free car show registration; several prizes to be given; classics, hot rods, muscle cars, trucks, exotics, race cars and open to all years; was originally scheduled in May but canceled because of weather.
NOV. 6: PLANT CITY - Free show with two free slices of pizza and a drink for each show car participant; tickets handed out at the DJ trailer with sign in; music provided by John Paul Gasca; (rain makeup the following Tuesday).
NOV. 4: WEBSTER - CAR & CYCLE SWAP MEET; $5 admission.   TITLE - WEBSTER WESTSIDE CAR & CYCLE SWAP MEET --------------...
NOV. 3: DADE CITY - new time, now from noon to 7 p.m.; free; Bob Case, who ran the cruise-in several years ago, returns; vendors and Starvin’ Darvin Lewis as DJ.   
NOV. 3: PINELLAS PARK - Hosted by Angela “Tiger Lady” Recchia; $10 donation benefits Vernon Yates Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation; food, music, 50/50, door prizes, award trophies, club participation awards.
NOV. 3: RUSKIN - free TITLE - CRUISE-IN ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
NOV. 3: TAMPA - GARAGE ONE RISE N SHINE CARS AND COFFEE CRUISE-IN; new location, now at 9222 Anderson Road, Tampa (Starbucks lot near AMC Veterans 24 theater); open to all years of cars, trucks and motorcycles;
NOV. 3: TAMPA - hosted by Mustang Club of Tampa; new venue; $20 pre-registration by Oct. 28 or $25 at gate; portion of proceeds benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay and Special Olympics Florida; everyone interested in Ford vehicles is invited and there i...
NOV. 3: PALM HARBOR - Registration begins at 8 a.m. ($15 donation) includes a ticket for door prizes, free hot dog, chips and drink; several trophies to be given. 
NOV. 1: APOLLO BEACH - CAR SHOW; free; open to all cars and trucks, DJ Joe Ferrante, 50/50, door prizes; cruiser of the month award; rain date is following Thursday.