The Best Classic Car Events in the US

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Classic car events are sight to behold. There are no prototypes at these events, but instead, a view back into the past, as various collectors and organizations showcase some of the best classic cars of all time. Best of all, these classic cars all look brand-new in appearance and will be visually-stunning.

Whether you’re a classic car enthusiast or someone who is interested in cars in general, a classic car event will surely hold some appeal to you. These events are also good to take your children to so that they can see first-hand how cars used to look in the US.

So without further adieu, here are some of the best classic car events in the US:

 

Arizona Auction Week – Phoenix, Arizona – January

Every year in Phoenix, Arizona, one of the biggest classic car events takes place. Technically an auction, various classic car organizations bring their very best vehicles for display, which you can freely look at as you please, just as if you were attending a car show. With virtually every type of classic car being shown, you’ll be able to find everything ranging from:

  • Pre-War Sports;
  • Post-War Sports;
  • Classic Racing Cars;
  • Mustangs;

If you’re in the market for a classic car, you’ll have plenty of auctions to attend during the week in which these models will be for sale. Be sure to attend the Barrett-Jackson event during the Arizona Auction Week!

Monterey Car Week – Monterey, California – August

This is perhaps the biggest classic car event in the world and is an event that all classic car lovers must attend at some point in their life. During the week in beautiful Monterey, California, you’ll have multiple concours that you can attend, including:

 

  • The Carmel Concours on the Avenue;
  • Porsche Werks Reunion;
  • Quail Motorsports Gathering;
  • Legends of the Autobahn;
  • Concours d’Lemons;
  • Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.

 

With various auctions, exhibitions, parties, and other events taking place, you’ll be able to view thousands of classic cars and maybe even go home with one if you decide to place a bid! A must attend event!

 

Fall Hershey – Hershey, Pennsylvania – October

Every October in Hershey, Pennsylvania, the AACA Fall Meet takes place, and it offers something for everyone. Taking place since 1955, this event is gigantic. Not only is it one of the biggest classic car and antique events, but it’s also one of the biggest flea markets for automobiles as well.

 

During this event, there are thousands of car corral spaces, show cars, and flea market booths on display, in which people visit from all over the country. You’ll be able to procure various rare classic and antique car parts from the vendors, in addition to viewing rare classic cars. No matter how rare it is, chances are that you’ll be able to find it here!

There are many classic are events, big and small, but the ones mentioned above are certainly some of the biggest! You can’t go wrong with any of them.

Don’t forget that if you are attending one of these shows, and need to ship a classic car – get a free quote with us today!

Joe Webster

Written by Joe Webster

Joe Webster began his journey in the auto transport field by attending the University of Southern California (USC) where he graduated with with a Bachelor of Business Marketing. After college, he started his career in the auto transport industry from the bottom up and has done virtually every job there is to do at A-1 Auto Transport, Inc., including but not limited to: Truck Driver, Dispatch, Sales, PR, Bookkeeping, Transport Planner, Transport Manager, International Transport Manager, Brokering, Customer Service, and Marketing. Working with his mentor Tony Taylor, Joe Webster has learned the ins and outs of this industry which is largely misunderstood. With over 30 years experience in the industry, we've been helping people ship their vehicles, motorcycles, RV's, heavy equipment, household goods and more across the country or overseas without a hitch. Ask us anything.

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