There are many different kinds of car shows, ranging from casual gatherings to formal national events. For car enthusiasts, the classic car hobby is as much about meeting people with similar interests as it is about enjoying the cars.
Visitors are always welcome to view the cars. Often the admission fee to view the cars is a fundraiser for a specific charity. Before a show, car owners spend a great deal of time and energy cleaning and detailing their vehicles. Motorcycle owners also have similar shows.
It is important to know proper show etiquette. It is considered inappropriate to touch another person's car without permission. Bicycles, rollerblades and strollers are not permitted near cars to avoid accidental dents or scratches.
Even if you're not particularly enamored with cars (i.e. the wife? the kids?), these various car shows are still lots of fun. Depending on the venue, the activities range from live music, food and craft booths, and entertainment for the youngsters.
Here are some upcoming car and motorcycle shows:
Back in Time Cruisers Car Show
Saturday, June 22nd from 9am-4 pm Islip Terrace
Car Culture: Art and the Automobile
Every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday through August 11th. Huntington
Car Show "Crusie In"
Every Saturday through September 28th 5pm-10pm Smithtown
Joey's Motorcycle Ride for Autism
Sunday, June 23rd, registration 10 am-ride noon New Hyde Park
Island Import: Car Meet
Sunday, June 23rd noon-5pm Farmingville
Car Show Benefit
Sunday, June 23rd from 1pm-4pm. Benefit for the Visiting Nurse Service and Hospice, East Northport
Reunion Sunday: Car Show
Sunday, June 23rd from 9am-3pm. Cars made by brands that are no longer made. Massapequa
Car Show and Swap Meet
Sunday, June 23rd from 8am-5pm. Judging with trophies. Ronkonkoma
Sea Cliff Fire Department Classic Car Cruise Night
Every Thursday through September 5th from 6pm-9pm. Funds are being raised for the SCFD Drill Team.
Kick Stands Up Motorcycle Poker Run and Classic Car Show
Sunday, July 14th from 11am-4pm, Centereach. Proceeds are being donated to Suffolk County United Veterans.
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