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Find A Complete List of 2016 Car Collector Appreciation Day Events Here!

Friday, July 8 is Collector Car Appreciation Day, and you’re encouraged to get out and show off your collector car–restored, modified, or whatever! The annual, unofficial auto holiday serves to raise awareness of the vital role automotive restoration and collection plays in American society.

Below you’ll find a complete schedule of remaining Collector Car Appreciation Day-related events, courtesy of SEMA. Chances are there’s something going on near you–get out and enjoy.

ARIZONA

July 9, Glendale
SEMA Collector Car Day at Mixteca
Sponsor: Nancy Perry Productions / Classiccars.com
Info: www.facebook.com/events,nancyperryproductions.com, 602-843-3545 (info hotline) or Nmp1bunny@aol.com

CALIFORNIA

July 3, Bakersfield 
75 Years of the Jeep Celebration
Sponsor: Olive Drab Drivers & Bakersfield Jeep
Info: olivedrabdrivers.com or 661-203-9911

July 3, Danville
Blackhawk Museum Collector Car Appreciation Day
Sponsor: Blackhawk Automotive Museum
Info: 925-736-2280

July 8, Auburn 
Auburn Cruise Nite
Sponsor: Cruisin Garage Radio Show

July 8, Buena Park
Gary’s Classic Car Fridays
Sponsor: O C Car Guy & Buena Park Elks Lodge
Info: Gary Brown, the O C Car Guy – 714-299-1776 orgaryoccarguy@gmail.com

July 8, Clovis 
Clovis Farmers Market
Sponsor: Paul Hinkle
Info: clovisparkinthepark@gmail.com

July 8, Fullerton
Collector Car Appreciation SALE
Sponsor: Dr. Detail
Info: drdetail@drdetailforless.com

July 8, Orange
National Collector Car Appreciation Day at the C.W. Moss Building
Sponsor: Blacktop Magazine
Info: tonyc@blacktopmedia.net

July 9, El Segundo
Collector Car Cruise In
Sponsor: Automobile Driving Museum
Info: www.automobiledrivingmuseum.org

July 9, Pacific Grove
Back In Time
Sponsor: Gold Coast Rods, Inc.
Info: www.goldcoastrods.org

July 9, San Jose
Hot San Jose Nights
Sponsor: Mike Hennessy
Info: www.hotsanjosenights.com

July 9, Simi Valley
Collector Car 7
Sponsor: Coachmen Car Club of Ventura County
Info: skeeterrader@gmail.com

July 9, Ukiah
Early Iron Fabulous Flashback Cruise and Bash
Sponsor: Early Iron of Ukiah Car Club
Info: www.facebook.com/fabulousflashback

CONNECTICUT

July 10, Simsbury
15th Annual Charity Car Show
Sponsor: Valley Collector Car Club
Info: www.valleycollectorcarclub.org

DELAWARE

July 8, Millsboro
Collector Car Appreciation Day Cruise-In at the DQ
Sponsor: George “Rusty” Rust
Info: 302-934-7377

July 16, Dover
Wings & Wheels Car Show
Sponsor: Del Rods Car Club
Info: www.delrods.org

FLORIDA

July 6-10, Islamorada to Key West
Key West Power Cruise
Sponsor: Cheri Copeland
Info: www.keywestpowercruise.com

July 8, Bradenton
Lance’s Cruzin To The Hop Collector Car Appreciation Day
Info: 941-371-1061

July 8, Punta Gorda
Annual CCAD Open Cruise In
Sponsor: Veteran Motor Car Club & Muscle Car City
Info: leekr42@embarqmail.com

July 8, Sarasota
Collector Car Appreciation Day Tour
Sponsor: Sunshine Region AACA Car Club
Info: emf30gl@verizon.net

July 10, Simsbury
15th Annual Charity Car Show
Sponsor: Valley Collector Car Club
Info: www.valleycollectorcarclub.org

ILLINOIS

July 9, Moline
July Cruise In
Sponsor: Quad Cities Cruisers
Info: www.quadcitiescruisers.org

INDIANA

July 8, Newburgh
Drive your Collector Car to Work Day
Sponsor: Warrick Automotive Supply
Info: lemansboy70@yahoo.com 

July 8, Pierceton
Summit City July Meeting/Drive In
Sponsor: Summit City Chapter of VMCCA
Info: guzikfc@gmail.com

July 9, Rensselaer
JC Cruisers Car Show and Cruise
Sponsor: JC Cruisers
Info: 219-819-0698

July 29-30, Lafayette
Lafayette Kroozers Hot Summer Nights
Sponsor: Lafayette Kroozers
Info: www.LafayetteKroozers.com

KANSAS

July 8, Hutchinson
CHutch Friday Night Cruise
Sponsor: Mark Walton
Info: 620-664-9449 or Hutch Friday Night Cruise on Facebook

KENTUCKY

July 8, Richmond
Collector Car Appreciation Day
Sponsor: Camaro Central / Firebird Central
Info: camarocentral.com and firebirdcentral.com

July 9, Nicholasville
Cruise in at Double Kwik
Sponsor: Calvin Mastin
Info: calvin.mastin@yahoo.com

LOUISIANA

July 8-10, State-wide
Louisiana Collector Car Appreciation Weekend
Sponsor: Chatz Classic Car Concern – Chat Jones “Ambassador of Antique Automotive Affairs”
Info: 985-515-0100

July 8, Multiple Cities
Louisiana Tour 2016
Sponsor: Vicari Auction
Info: info@vicariauction.com

MARYLAND

July 8, Abingdon
Lowes cruise
Sponsor: The Lowes Cruisers
Info: www.Lowescruise.com

July 8, Cumberland
Collector Car Appreciation Day
Sponsor: Fire and Ice Rods & Customs
Info: allen_haines@hotmail.com or 301-707-0167

July 8, Glen Burnie
Cruise Appreciation Night
Sponsor: Street Survivors of Maryland
Info: Rick – 443-829-5658

July 8, Perryville
Big Ricks & Cleves SEMA Night Cruise
Sponsor: Perryville Outlets & Rick Ladd
Info: 410-457-0470

July 9, Annapolis
National Collector Car Appreciation Cruise-In
Sponsor: Annapolis Car Enthusiasts (ACE) Car Club

July 9, Lutherville
Antique Car Show at the Fire Museum of Maryland
Sponsor: Chesapeake Region, Antique Automobile Club of America
Info: 410-292-3656

MASSACHUSETTS

July 10, Dedham
Endicott Estate
Sponsor: Bay State Antique Auto Club
Info: www.bsaac.com or 781-459-8800

July 8, Newton
Gould’s Microcar Classic Event
Sponsor: Charles Gould

July 23, Springfield
2nd Annual BWCS of the 126TH BSB Car Show
Sponsor: BWCS of the 126TH BSB
Info: 413-214-3352, or bsb126@gmail.com

MICHIGAN

July 1-3, Ypsilanti
Camaro Superfest 2016
Sponsor: Eastern Michigan Camaro Club
Info: www.camarosuperfest.com

July 8, Auburn Hills
VWGOA Collector Car Appreciation Day
Sponsor: Kevin Smith / VWGOA
Info: 248-953-1230

MINNESOTA

July 15, Lakeville
5th Annual QA1 Open House & Cruise
Sponsor: QA1
Info: www.QA1.net/cruise

July 17, Hermantown
Veterans Center Car & Motorcycle Show
Sponsor: Duluth Vet Center
Info: 218-722-8654

MISSOURI

July 8, Hannibal
Loafer’s Supper @ Game On
Sponsor: Hannibal Loafers Car Club
Info: https://www.facebook.com/LoafersOfHannibal

July 9, St. Louis
National Collector Car Appreciation Day Car Cruise and Open House
Sponsor: Clean Cut Creations
Info: www.facebook.com or 314-968-8377

NEBRASKA

July 9, Lincoln
14th Annual MCA Regional Mustang & All Ford Show
Sponsor: Midwest Ford Clubs, Inc.
Info: Matt Seuss –schmseuss@yahoo.com, 402-968-4231

NEVADA

July 20, Las Vegas
Las Vegas SEMA Collector Car Appreciation Day
Sponsor: City of Las Vegas
Info: https://cityoflasvegas.formstack.com/forms/sema

NEW HAMPSHIRE

July 7, Bethlehem
Beech Hill Auto Cruise Night & Drive In Movie
Sponsor: White Mountain Cruisers LLC.
Info: davidash280@gmail.com

July 8, Epping
4th Annual SEMA National Collector Car Appreciation Day
Sponsor: New England Dragway and Kustom Kings Of New Hampshire
Info: Jim – 603-793-8126, Paul – 603-300-6777

July 12, Littleton
Ninety Nine Cruise Night
Sponsor: White Mountain Cruisers LLC.
Info: davidash280@gmail.com

NEW JERSEY

July 20, Salem
Bobbitt Auto Cruise Night
Sponsor: South Jersey Region A.A.C.A.
Info: birchmiresr@hotmail.com

NEW MEXICO

July 9, Alamogordo
Golden Gears CCA Cruise-In
Sponsor: Golden Gears
Info: brebiz@yahoo.com

July 9, Albuquerque
Collector Car Appreciation Day
Sponsor: Mild to Wild Classics Inc.
Info: 505-244-1149

NEW YORK

July 8, Fort Plain
Cruise-In the Park
Sponsor: Big Al & Linda
Info: bigal55@frontiernet.net

July 8, Grand Island

13th Annual Chevelle Gathering
Sponsor: CanAm Chevelle Club
Info: www.canamchevelles.org

July 9, Staten Island
Community Day Car Show
Sponsor: Staten Island Region AACA
Info: siraaca@yahoo.com

July 10, Hasbrouck
2nd Annual Any Make-Any Model Car Show
Sponsor: AnyMake-AnyModel Car Club / Woodbourne Fire Dept
Info: AnyMake-AnyModel.org or Carl S. – 845-798-8788

July 10, Kings Park
11th Annual Ford Lincoln Thunderbird & All Ford Car Show
Sponsor: Long Island Thunderbird Club & Thunderbird Owners of NY
Info: 631-724-3756

NORTH CAROLINA

July 8, Denver
Collector Car Appreciation Day Cruise-In
Sponsor: Steele Rubber Products
Info: bagosta@steelerubber.com

July 8, Forest City
Collector Car Appreciation Cruse in
Sponsor: Bennett Classics Antique Auto Museum
Info: www.bennettclassics.com or 828-247-1767

July 9, Mt Olive
Wayne County Cruisers Cruise In & Tour of Antique Store
Sponsor: Wayne County Cruisers Car Club
Info: mercman1951@hotmail.com

OHIO

July 4, Xenia
51st Annual Car Show
Sponsor: Greene County Antique and Classic Car Club
Info: greenecarclub.com

July 8, Columbus
Goodguys 19th PPG Nationals
Sponsor: Goodguys Rod & Custom Association
Info: www.good-guys.com or 925-838-9876

July 30, Mentor
D&S Automotive Collision & Restyling Annual Cruise-In
Sponsor: D&S Automotive Collision & Restyling
Info: http://www.dsautomotive.com/annual-cruise-in/

OREGON

July 8, Hood River
WAAAM Traffic Jam – Car Show & Swap Meet
Sponsor: Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum
Info: info@waaamuseum.org

July 8, Lebanon
Collector Car Appreciation Day Cruise-In
Sponsor: The Filling Station
Info: www.fillingstation.com/pages/ccad.htm

PENNSYLVANIA

July 4, Philadelphia
Lawncrest 4th of July Community United Car Show
Sponsor: Universal Motor Sports Assoc.
Info: plonesome@netzero.net

July 8, Hershey
Car Collector Appreciation Day
Sponsor: AACA Museum
Info: www.aacamuseum.org/collector-car-appreciation-day

July 8, York Springs
York US30 Heritage Days
Sponsor: Eastern Museum of Motor Racing, Darwin Doll

July 10, Gettysburg
British Invade Gettysburg
Sponsor: Lanco MG Club
Info: http://www.lancomgclub.com/pdfs/big_reg_form.pdf

July 10, Allentown
Mustang Muscle Car Show
Sponsor: PennMustangs
Info: www.PennMustangs.com/carshow

July 10, Washington
Classics on Main
Sponsor: Covered Bridge Region AACA
Info: coveredbridgeregionaaca@yahoo.com

SOUTH CAROLINA

July 9, Charleston
National Collector Car Appreciation Day
Sponsor: Charleston-Lowcountry Auto Club Council & Coastal Carolina Region AACA
Info: www.CharlestonCarShows.com,HughH41@yahoo.com or 1953FordCoupe@gmail.com

TENNESSEE

July 8, Bartlett
Cruise In SEMA Classic & Collector Cars
Sponsor: Memphis Classic Chevy Club
Info: www.memphisclassicchevys.com

July 8, Chattanooga
Drive Your Collector Car to Work Day and Cookout
Sponsor: Coker Tire
Info: harrietm@coker.com

July 8, Memphis
National Car Collector Appreciation Day
Sponsor: Mid-South Car Show Association
Info: Kerry Thomas –midsouthcarshoasssociation@gmail.com

TEXAS

July 8, Dallas
Keller’s Cruise In
Sponsor: Dallas Area Classic Chevys
Info: www.DallasClassicChevy.com

July 9, El Paso
Caffeine and Octane
Sponsor: Southwest Classic Car Club & Coyote Cobras
Info: car408w@gmail.com

VERMONT

July 8, Bennington
Hemmings Cruise-in Celebrating National Collector Car Appreciation Day
Sponsor: Hemmings Motor News
Info: tgrande@hemmings.com

VIRGINIA

July 8, Smithfield
Collector Car Appreciation Day Cruise-In
Sponsor: Daniels Performance Group
Info: DPG1403@gmail.com or 757-356-1156

WASHINGTON

July 5, Tacoma
If Cars Could Talk – Stories of a Car Collector
Sponsor: LeMay – America’s Car Museum
Info: www.americascarmuseum.org

July 8, Spokane, Washington to Coeur d’Alene, Idaho
Falls to the Lake Cruise
Sponsor: Inland Empire Late Great Chevy Club
Info: 509-842-8007

July 8, Tacoma
Collector Car Docent Talks & Scavenger Hunt
Sponsor: LeMay – America’s Car Museum
Info: www.americascarmuseum.org

July 14, Tacoma
Cruise-In at ACM
Sponsor: LeMay – America’s Car Museum
Info: www.americascarmuseum.org

July 16, Arlington
Horseless Carriage Club of America
Sponsor: Dave & Elaine Ellis
Info: Efedbe@comcast.net

July 16, Bellevue
GTO Association of America 37th Annual International Convention
Sponsor: Northwest GTO Legends
Info: www.northwestlegends.com/2016-gtoaa-nationals

July 21, Tacoma
Take a Spin
Sponsor: LeMay – America’s Car Museum
Info: www.americascarmuseum.org

WEST VIRGINIA

July 8, Keyser
Knobley Mountain Auto Club Cruise In at Rainbow Lanes
Sponsor: Knobley Moutain Auto Club
Info: 304-209-1627

WISCONSIN

July 8, Brookfield 
Cruisin’ at the Wilson Center
Sponsor: Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts
Info: 262-781-9470

July 8, Iola 
Iola Car Show
Sponsor: Old Cars Weekly
Info: www.iolaoldcarshow.com,information@iolaoldcarshow.com or 715-445-4000

July 10, Delavan
The Cars Time Forgot
Sponsor: Delava-Delavan Lake Area Chamber of Commerece
Info: www.carstimeforgot.com or 262-728-5095

July 11, Elm Grove
Cruisin’ the Grove
Sponsor: Woller-Anger & Company, Silver Spur BBQ, Sweet Tooth Bake Shop, Patched Works and O’Donoghue’s Irish Pub
Info: CruisinTheGrove@gmail.com

July 25, Elm Grove
Cruisin’ the Grove
Sponsor: Woller-Anger & Company, Silver Spur BBQ, Sweet Tooth Bake Shop, Patched Works and O’Donoghue’s Irish Pub
Info: CruisinTheGrove@gmail.com

CANADA

July 8, Dawson Creek, British Columbia
Summer Cruise 2016
Sponsor: Mile Zero Cruisers Car Club
Info: www.milezerocruisers.ca

July 6-10, Moncton, New Brunswick
Atlantic Nationals
Sponsor: Atlantic Nationals, Greater Moncton Street Rodders
Info: www.atlanticnationals.com

July 8, Calgary, Alberta
Cruise In at the Junction
Sponsor: Specialty Vehicle Association of Alberta
Info: jimh@svaalberta.com

July 8, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Collector Car Appreciation Day
Sponsor: Manitoba Association of Auto Clubs
Info: www.maac.cc or Bob Chubala –bobchubala@gmail.com

July 9, South Vancouver Island, British Columbia
W.P. Chrysler Club Pacific Marine Cirlce Tour
Sponsor: WPC Club, Vancouver Island Region
Info: ian.smale@chryslerclub.org

July 13, Stanley Bridge, Prince Edward Island
NCRS Canadian Maritime Road Tour
Sponsor: Stanley Bridge Country Resort
Info: kaysinc@rogers.com

July 16, Olds, Alberta
Rocket Roundup in Olds
Sponsor: Northern Lights Oldsmobile Club
Info: www.oldsclub.ca or president@oldsclub.ca

July 16, Ottawa, Ontario
All British Car Day
Sponsor: Ottawa British Car Clubs
Info: info@britishcarday.ca

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