Local Car Shows in April and May
Beginning this weekend and continuing throughout the month of May, there are a variety of car shows and events that will take place across South Florida. Whether interested in meeting people with common interests or showing off your own car in hopes to win some cash and awards, there are several local opportunities to do so.
Cooper City Founder’s Day Open Car Show
April 30 from 1-5 p.m. in Davie
Celebrating Davie’s 57th birthday, the Town of Davie is holding a day of events for residents and visitors to enjoy. Among the day’s scheduled events are a parade, festival, family run/walk, and a car show. The show is open to cars across all makes, models and years and there will be first, second and third place winners. Contest categories will include Ford, GM, Mopar, Asian, European, hot rods, trucks and motorcycles. Visit crusinsouthflorida.com/2016/160430-CooperCity.htm.
3rd Annual Key West Air, Land and Sea Poker Run
May 13-15 from Miami to Key West
Stretching all the way from Miami to Key West, this special poker run will include a variety of boats, planes, cars and motorcycles that will travel from Miami across U.S. 1 to Key West. This year’s event includes a one- or three-day option to give participants scheduling flexibility. Poker run activities will include lunch at some of the best restaurants in the Florida Keys and a Harley Fashion Show and Swimwear Showcase. Vist flpowerboat.com/project/key-west-air-land-sea-poker-run/.
Gateway Classic Cars Spring Fling
May 14 from 11 a.m.to 2 p.m. in Coral Springs
The Gateway Classic Cars Spring Fling is a free car and motorcycle show with cash prizes hosted by Gateway Classic Cars, a national classic car organization and seller. The show and contest is open to all makes and models of cars, trucks and motorcycles and there will be awards given to first, second and third place winners. In addition to the car show there will be live music, raffles, food trucks and vendors. All of the proceeds will be given to the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Visit flacarshows.com/events/event/gateway-classic-cars-spring-fling.
3rd Annual Classic Car Round-Up
May 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Davie.
Held at the Bergeron Rodeo Grounds (not too far from Driver’s Auto Mart), this car show is one of the few covered car shows in Florida. The show will include vehicles from a variety of makes, models and styles including classic, antique, roadsters, exotics and motorcycles. Awards will be given for the Top 40 cars, people’s choice, mayor’s choice, sentinel/infinity’s choice and there will also be 10 speciality awards. The car show is a family-friendly event and will include a NASCAR simulator, Home Depot workshop, petting farm and several food trucks and vendors. Visit flacarshows.com/events/event/3rd-annual-classic-car-round-up-3/
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