Check out these amazing classic car shows from around the world

Posted by: Cal on 27/05/2014

Category: General

If you love cars and think you might be interested in checking out the classic car scene, it's time to make your way to one of these exciting classic car shows from around the world.

Check out the awesome engines, slick car tyres and incredible designs on show at some of these wonderful events and discover the amazing community of classic cars.


Motorclassica is Australasia's premier motor event, bringing together the best in classic, vintage and veteran vehicles from Australia and across the globe. 

It's held every year in Melbourne and draws a huge crowd, with over 20,000 people attending the in 2013.

This year, the event is taking place between October 24 and 26 at the Royal Exhibition Building Melbourne.

Over the weekend there are a number of highlights, such as the Concours d'Elegance, which brings together the most rare and valuable collector cars and motorcycles. 

The Auto Art Show and Classic Motor Show are other not-to-be-missed features of the event.

The Woodward Dream Cruise

The Woodward Dream Cruise is held annually along Woodward Avenue in Michigan, USA. It has been taking place in some form since 1995, and now the one-day event draws massive crowds from around the globe. 

On the day, hot rods, muscle cars, convertibles, vehicles with custom-paint jobs and oversized tyres cruise down Woodward Ave along a 16-mile stretch of road, passing through nine host communities.

This year, it's taking place on August 16. Head along as a spectator and witness the cars drive by, blasting vintage rock and roll beats from their sound systems. You can expect to be one of a crowd of around 1 million people with over 40,000 cars taking part. 

Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show

Pack your warmest clothes and wing your way to the UK to pay this classic car show in Birmingham a visit. It's set to take place this year between 14 and 16 November at the National Exhibition Centre. 

You'll be able to see some incredible vehicles on display, including British classics, vintage motors, American muscle and much, much more. It's a veritable trip down memory lane as you check out all the vehicles on offer, from old Aston Martins to classic Porsches. 

Be sure to check out the trade stands while you're there, to see a mind-blowing range of car products and services, while the Restoration Theatre is the place to be if you want to learn some tips on how to make the most of your car tyres or engine from expert mechanics and renovators. 

You can also check out the collection of classic bikes, or take a 'Dream Ride' in a classic vehicle. 

The Meguiar's Club Showcase is one of the highlights of the event, bringing together 16 of the best vehicles from the UK club scene vying for the top title. 

The Classic at Pismo Beach

Head along to the sunny coast of California to Pismo Beach between June 20 and 22 to check out some amazing cars. This year is the event's 29th year running. 

Don't miss the Opening Night Gala, which will be packed full of special guests and great entertainment. 

Of course, the Show Cruise on Saturday is one of the event's highlights, taking place along Price Street on Saturday night. Check out 200 of the country's best classic cars as they make their way along Pismo Beach's picturesque roads.

These are just a fraction of the world's fun-filled and exciting classic car events, so don't miss out! Wherever you are in the world there will be a show near you, where you can see amazing classic cars and mingle with fellow auto enthusiasts.