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2019 Car Shows Search Georgia’s thriving car and truck show culture with our comprehensive calendar of events.
February 23 - 24, 2019 Atlanta, Georgia Monster Jam @ Mercedes-Benz Stadium - The Excitement of Monster Jam Returns  -Some of the Biggest utmost powerful trucks driven by the most artistic drivers executing amazing stunts in between dirt track races.  Score you some action to remember at Monster Jam 2019!!! Info: February 24, 2019 Hampton, Georgia MONSTER ENERGY NASCAR CUP SERIES -The stars of NASCAR race 500 miles in the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. The 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series will be the 71st season of NASCAR professional stock car racing in the United States, and the 48th modern-era Cup series season. The season begins at Daytona International Speedway with the Advance Auto Parts Clash, the Can-Am Duel qualifying races and the 61st running of the Daytona 500. The regular season will end with the Brickyard 400 in September. The playoffs will end with the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 17, 2019. Joey Logano of Team Penske enters as the defending series champion. The 2019 season is the fifth of the current 10-year television contract with Fox Sports and NBC Sports and the fourth of a five-year race sanctioning agreement with all tracks. It is the first season in which Ford fields the Mustang GT, replacing the Fusion.  Info: March 9, 2019 Marietta, Georgia  - Georgia Street Rod Association's 25th Annual Swap Meet, Car Show & Flea Market,@ Cobb County Fairgrounds, J.R. Miller park, 2245 Callaway Rd., Marietta, GA 30008. Public 8 am - 3 pm, Admission $5, no charge for children 12 and under. Swap space $30, 2 adults and all the space you need. Vendor set up 7 am, enter at Al Bishop Dr. Car Show $20, includes driver and 1 passenger. Registration 9-11am, Awards 1 pm- Top 15, Best of Show & GSRA Car of the Month. Rain or shine. Info: Mickey, call/text 956-371-1937,  email GET OF OF TOWN – CAR SHOW March 23, 2019 Lebanon, TN 17th Annual Spring Thaw - Bike Show & Swap Meet 10am-4pm @ The Wilson County Expo Center, 945 E. Baddour Pkwy, 10 am to 4 pm, Admission: $10 kids under 12 Free. $1000 Best of Show. Info: March 20-24, 2019 37 th  Atlanta International Auto Show @ The World Congress Center There will be a showcase of over 400 new import and domestic cars, trucks, vans and sports utility vehicles. There will be Factory and Dealer Representatives there to answer questions on a variety of styles: luxury cars, economy, family, sports, hybrids, electric, convertibles, limited production, light trucks, vans and 4-wheel drive vehicles. The event is put on by the Metro Atlanta Automobile Dealers Association, which is made up of more than 150 franchised new car and truck dealers from the 18-county area. The gathering is billed as the largest show of its kind in the Southeast and the largest annual consumer event at the Georgia World Congress Center. CASH ONLY: Adults  $12.00, Children 6-12  $6.00, Children 5 and under Free. Info: March 30 - 31, 2019 Hampton, Georgia ImportAlliance Spring Meet 2019 @ Atlanta Motor Speedway- This is our 11th year in Atlanta and we are expecting a huge turnout. As usual the Atlanta Motor Speedway will host the event, and this year will be better than ever. Last year’s Spring Meet was the largest ImportAlliance event ever. We had almost 9000 cars and twice that many people in attendance. This year we are working hard to make it even better. How are we going to make it better than ever...? The answer is with new programming. This year will mark the second year of the ImportAlliance Super Showcase. We are actually changing the name of this season long judged event to the IA Builder Competition. Participants will be competing for a chance to have their car entered as a feature vehicle at the 2019 SEMA Show. Once again We will have the ImportAlliance Showcase, the ImportAlliance Drift-O- Rama, and much more, including the return of the ImportAlliance Car Limbo contest as well as an exhaust competition. With the overwhelming support of the Old School Spotlight we have made it a permanent part of the Meet and is now the Old School Corral. The Spotlight section will have Nissan Skyline/GTR for this event. GATES OPEN AT 9AM AND CLOSE AT 5PM BOTH DAYS. Please visit For Ticket and more information. April 27-28, 2019 Peachtree City, Georgia 16th Annual WWII Heritage Days @ Atlanta Regional Airport Falcon Field "Celebrate the 1940s, Salute the Greatest Generation, and Inspire All Ages to Preserve the Legacy of America's Veterans" Beginning as a one-day program in 2003, WWII Heritage Days has emerged as the largest annual World War II and 1940s themed event in Georgia. It is a can’t-miss experience for anyone who enjoys nostalgia, big band music, swing dancing, historic aircraft and military vehicles, antique cars and vintage fashion. The program includes educational activities and living history demonstrations for all ages. Parking is $20 per car or golf cart.  No additional fee for admission. No pets. Info: GET OF OF TOWN – CAR SHOW April 4-7, 2019 Charlotte, North Carolina 50th Annual Charlotte AutoFair @ the Charlotte Motor Speedway, Opens 8:00 AM to Public each day – stay as long as you want. No closing time. Tickets at Gate -$11 adult – Children 12 and under free. No Advance Tickets. Vendors are not required to remain on Sunday. Info:  April 27-28, 2019 Hampton, Georgia Summit Racing Atlanta Motorama - The Summit Racing Equipment Atlanta Motorama, the massive celebration of anything with an engine, has grown into one of the largest festivals of its kind in the South. From hot rods to rat rods to motorcycles, to monster trucks, there is something for everybody - and then some - at the annual two-day event. 2019 tickets are affordably priced at $15 per day, $20 for a weekend pass, and free for kids ages 12 and under and include access to all areas of the show including the vendor midway, show car garage, extreme motorsports and so much more. Purchase your tickets in advance or at the gate the day of the show! Spectator entrance is located at Gate 13 & 15.   Info: GET OF OF TOWN – CAR SHOW April 25 - 27, 2019 Orange Beach, Florida - Once again be taking over Main Street, the AMC Lot, the Boat Owner’s lot & the Marina Lawn so mark your calendars now and join us for the most fun and most beautiful Cruisin’ Event on Alabama’s Gulf Coast! Bama Coast Cruisin’ is Free to the Public! Come and see the beautiful cars on display at The Wharf, enjoy a day of shopping and dine at one of The Wharf’s several delicious restaurants. Parking is free and plentiful at The Wharf! Info: April 27, 2019 Fort Benning, Georgia TEAL WHEELS @ AAFES PX Parking Lot 10 am -1 pm, You are invited to an all-wheels Car & Bike Show! Come check out the best cars and motorcycles in our area! FREE ADMISSION! Prizes, kids activities, and more…Fun For The Whole Family! Have a vechicle to display? Contact the event POC to pre- register by April 10, 2019.  Event POC: Marta Wiecha- Swierczek 706-366-0225 or GET OF OF TOWN – CAR SHOW April 28, 2019 East Ridge, Tennessee Bug-A-Paluza 20 for Volks Wagons @ Camp Jordan - 323 Camp Jordan Rd. - Show Cars & Vendors = $16.00, Trophies in 45 Classes, Vendors, Live Band - Benefits: Ronald McDonald House.Begun in 1999, Bug-a-Palüza has grown from a handful of enthusiasts spending a Sunday afternoon in the dealership parking lot to one of the largest annual VW events in the region. Since 2007, Bug-a-Palüza has donated over $227,000 to the Ronald McDonald House , which goes to help local families of critically ill and injured children. Consider helping them even more by making a donation today. Info:  May 10-11, 2019 GTA Road Atlanta 2019, Drift Atlanta, Formula D @ : Road Atlanta 5300 Winder Highway, Braselton, GA Attention Drivers. You must fill out the pre registration form in order to qualify for this years GTA Road Atlanta. We are only accepting drivers with prior track experience and space is limited.  If you qualify you will be sent a link to officially sign up once registration is open. Info: June 22, 2019 Atlanta, Georgia Slammedenuff Atlanta Car Show 1pm- 6pm @ Cobb Galleria Centre New to our show tour we will be offering CASH prizes for our show participants. Please remember the purpose of our shows is to entertain everyone and make sure you all have a great time. We encourage friendly competition and no sore loser attitudes (our judgement is final). Please respect this venue by not burning out, drifting, or racing. Pets are not allowed indoors.Award Categories are based upon the approved participants. If your vehicle does not have a specific “MODEL” category, then you will be competing for the “MAKE” category and “Specialty Awards”. Please keep in mind that the awards are an added bonus to our events. Our main goal is to provide the people with a great show and for everyone to have an amazing time! We look forward to seeing everyone! Info: or July 6th 2019 Marietta, Georgia SOUTHRNFRESH 8 @ JIM R. MILLER PARK After a 5 year absence we will be returning back to Jim R. Miller park this year for Southrnfresh 8.  After Southrnfresh 4 the park went through a major renovation and owners changed.  And it it was difficult for us to secure a date. After many phone calls we have finally locked in a date and are excited to be closer to the city this year.  In the next few days we will be opening registration and vendor / sponsor applications, and releasing more information. In the meantime go to the SF8 event facebook page an share and spread the word.  Info: August 23, 2019 Gridlife ATL 2019 - Music & Motorsports Festival @ Michelin Raceway Atlanta Braselton, Georgia "Forza Horizon in Real Life!""the most insane track party of all time""The best automotive event ever"3 days of music, camping, racing, drifting, car shows & more!#GRIDLIFE  Music & Motorsports festival returns to the world class facility of Road Atlanta. With more pro drivers, more cool interactive features, and more on track excitement than ever before.#GRIDLIFE TrackBattleThe largest Time Attack competition in North America, featuring some of the fastest drivers and builds. #GRIDLIFE DRIFTFull course drifting returns to Road Atlanta, with a stacked lineup of pros, teams and some new format surprises this year promises to be the best shred yet!!#GRIDLIFE TRACK DAYOur best in class beginner friendly Track Day experience is back with track time for all drivers from first timers to seasoned track rats.#GRIDLIFE SHOWCASERight in the heart of the GRIDLIFE festival is the GRIDLIFE Showcase featuring a diverse meet style car show with incredible builds crossing all styles makes and models. #AFTERGRIDWhen the track goes cold the party heats up with multiple music stages featuring national and regional artists on both Friday & Saturday nights. NEW FOR 2019Trackside GlampingNew VIP ticket types and experiences.Power Hook up RV Passes.New Food & Bar ExperiencesA new larger festival central.GameNight Arcade#GRIDLIFE PodCast Village Info: August 24, 2019 Dalton, Georgia  Summer Meltdown 3 Car & Truck Show @ The North Georgia Fairgrounds. Top 50 awards for car, trucks, and bikes. plus, specialty awards. McBride Smokey Butt BBQ will be in the house. Info: 706-537-3191. September 21, 2019 Buchanan, Georgia -   Fried Pie Car and Bike Show - Come show off your car or bike at our third annual show. This show is part of a huge fried pie themed festival. American Warrior Garage, who helps restore the lives and cars for our veterans, will be bringing you a good time! Info:  Scott Jones @ 770-639-7881 October 9 - 12, 2019 MOTUL PETIT LE MANS @  Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta Braselton, GA Info: petit-le-mans