Rhinebeck Car Show attracts thousands of spectators annually, so to ensure its smooth operation, vendors must register before attending. Outdoor spaces cost $50, while 10×20-foot indoor spaces cost $75.
GrowNYC’s free Stop ‘N’ Swaps accept clean, reusable items and food waste. Please avoid bringing large items such as furniture, expired or opened food products, or unneeded personal care products.
1. Iron Range Swap Meet and Car Show
This car show offers visitors the perfect opportunity to see rare and classic vehicles that may otherwise be difficult to come across at other car shows. There is a raffle, a vendor’s row, and a swap meet area for buying/selling automotive-related items.
The event will take place at Berlin Lions Fairgrounds at 410 Beckley Road in Berlin and offer free admission and food vendors on site from 9 am to 3 pm each Saturday and Sunday; more information can be found by visiting its website here.
2. Connecticut Draft Horse Rescue “Horsepower” Car Show
The event will include a car show and swap meet, vendors, a basket auction, and food for sale – with proceeds going toward local charities and organizations.
The show will take place at Autumn Ridge Farm of Connecticut Draft Horse Rescue, and admission is free for guests to enjoy hay rides, raffle items, CDHR merch, and much more!
The car show will showcase hundreds of street rods, exotic cars, and classic vehicles nationwide. Additionally, vendors selling auto parts and accessories will offer hard-to-find classic automotive parts, while pre-owned vehicle owners will offer pre-owned vehicles for sale in their car corral.
3. Dragone Classic Motorcars
At this event, there will be a swap meet, cars for sale, food trucks, and much more – including a charity auction for Toys for Tots!
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Since 2012, when Dragone Classic Motorcars started holding auctions, they have proven immensely successful, raising over $3 Million for their business and collector car collection. Their inventory features cars such as a 1930 Packard 734 Speedster runabout and Phaeton that have each sold at other auctions for more than $500,000. Furthermore, there are numerous rare and classic vehicles in their warehouse; their collection was built over time through collecting and trading; it has even been featured in magazines and books!
4. Connecticut Draft Horse Rescue “Horsepower” Car Show
Due to forecasted rain this weekend, it seems wiser to postpone the March Farm Trunk or Treat car show and BBQ scheduled from 10 am to 3 pm on Sunday in Bethlehem, CT. However, Hartford County Corvette Club’s event from 9 am to 4 pm at Rentschler Field will still occur as planned.
Other car shows this weekend include the Norwich Technical High School Car Show from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday at Dragone Classic Motorcars on Connair Road in Orange. Pomperaug High School’s Cars & Coffee event can also be found there at 24 Judd Road, Southbury, CT; Shepaug Valley Car Show can also be located there at 159 South Street, Washington, CT.
5. Bethel Police Department Car Show
Even though getting cars into Bethel may be challenging, that hasn’t stopped car enthusiasts from organizing an annual show – the next one scheduled for Sept 20.
The I-Team has discovered that Chad Essert, who recently was fired or forced out of three of his previous law enforcement jobs due to threats of termination or firings or resignations due to threat of stops, according to records obtained by us, has been appointed chief of the village police department.
He’s had multiple disciplinary issues, such as disobeying orders, intimidating witnesses, and untruthfulness, according to The I-Team’s investigation. Additionally, he was charged with driving under the influence and had his license suspended; besides, he refused to provide information regarding prior criminal history records and is due back in Danbury Superior Court on Sept 28.
6. Platt Tech Annual Car Show
If you’re searching for a classic car or truck, this swap meet is your go-to source. There will be hundreds of vendors selling parts and accessories, as well as an exhibition featuring exotics, muscle cars, and customs.
This event will take place at Platt Tech High School on Maple Avenue in Bristol, Connecticut, and vendor setup will begin at 5:00 AM each morning and continue through to 8:00 AM before spectators are admitted.
There are also many other car shows and swap meets in Connecticut this spring that you should attend, such as:
7. E.K.J. Car Show
On April 7-16, 2023, North America will witness one of its premier car shows. Known for featuring OEM and specially curated displays at this year’s show, there will also be an increased focus on aftermarket industry products like specialty equipment, custom cars, and extreme tuner vehicles.
Make the most of this spring season’s car shows and swap meets near NYC by planning your visit now and then enjoying yourself! Amtrak makes getting to the New York Auto Show easy – purchase tickets ahead and save 15% with advance purchase of tickets here.
8. Xavier High School Car Show
Xavier High School Car Show in Middletown, CT, is an annual car and truck show on the campus of Xavier High School that draws both classic vehicles as well as current models from all decades and makes. You’re sure to find everything from auto parts and accessories for sale here – not to mention great photo opportunities!
On Oct 29 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., admission will cost $5 for this show featuring 30 vendors, basket auction, and food for sale.
This event is ideal for picking up hard-to-find classic automotive parts, tools, and memorabilia at reasonable prices. The swap meet offers everything from gauges and wheels and tires and shop signs to vehicle frames. And don’t forget the car show; showing off your classic vehicle can add more memories! Rome2Rio can help get you there in just an hour’s trip.
9. Major Movement Auto Club Summer Takeover 7 Car and Bike Show
Genesis will host this car show that features their impressive new display and latest sedans and SUVs, plus giveaways, vinyl wrapping, and demonstrations of their luxury EV models that go up to 248 miles on one charge! Plus, much more!
This event will take place the first weekend in June at Westbrook Fairgrounds in Waterbury, CT, and feature a swap meet, car show, and live music performances, along with food and beverages available for sale at this event.
Note: Events may change due to unforeseeable circumstances, so before making plans to attend one, please check whether or not it still meets its listed date and time by visiting its website or getting in touch. Thank you!
10. The Car Club of New England 5th Annual Car Show
At this show, hundreds of cars ranging from exotics, imports, classics, and muscle cars are displayed – from exotics, imports, classics, and muscle cars to exotica, imports, and classics. Car corrals feature private owners’ pre-owned vehicles for sale while classes for competition are awarded trophies.
Note: Events may change or cancel without prior notification; for more information, it’s best to reach out directly to the host or visit their event website.
On Sunday, Oct 29, from 9 am to 1 pm, Frontier Fire Hall will host an indoor auto-parts and automotive-related swap meet featuring 30 vendors, a basket auction, and food for sale to raise funds for the Niagara County Central Rotary Club Scholarship fund. Admission is free, with (845) 675-9090 being the number for entry; further inquiries at email@example.com can also help direct you. This event is family-friendly, with extensive parking and handicap accessible – no registration necessary!