Classic car, truck, SUV, hot rod, exotic, whatever—just get out and drive it to celebrate Collector Car Appreciation Day 2021. (Image/Summit Racing)

July 9th is the official Collector Car Appreciation Day for 2021, and the calendar for this year is chock-full of car-related stuff. We’ve got a state-by-state breakdown of what’s going on at the bottom of this post—and there’s plenty of action spilling across the entire month of July.

Never heard of Collector Car Appreciation Day? Well, it’s your chance to get in your vintage, classic, or otherwise awesome vehicle and drive it—To work. To eat. To cruise.


It’s a way to remind folks about the automobile’s storied history and inspire future generations of gearheads in the process. Want to learn more? Check out the Collector Car Appreciation Day page over at SEMA’s website.

A list of some of the automotive-related events planned for the month of July is below, and if you’ve got an event to add, let us know in the comments.

And Drive. Your. Cars!


2021 Collector Car Appreciation Day Events

July 1KYRichmondCollector Car Appreciation DayCamaro, Firebird, and Muscle Car Central
July 1ORRoseburgStray Angels Show N ShineStray Angels Car Club
July 1PATarentumCelebrate SEMA Collector Car Appreciation NightVito
July 4CAHalf Moon BayCool Harbor Nights 4th of July ParadeFrank Besnyi
July 4FLOrlandoDo you have CarDreams??CarDreams.Net
July 6MDStevensvilleSEMA Collector Car Appreciation NightRita's Ice Kent Island
July 8WIIolaIola Car ShowIola Old Car Show. Inc.
July 9AZTusconMt. Lemmon CruiseTucson Street Rod Association
July 9CAAuburnAuburn Cruise NightAssociation of California Car Clubs, Inc.
July 9CAClovisClovis Missionary Baptist Church Hot Rod GatheringPaul Hinkle
July 9CAWestminsterO C Car Guys & Gals 12th. Annual Collector Car Appreciation DayO C Car Guys & Gals / Carl's Jr.
July 9FLSarasotaSunshine Region Collector Car Appreciation Day TourLinda Langenege
July 9IAMount PleasantSecond Friday Cruise Night20th Century Car Club
July 9ILRobinson1st Robinson Savings Bank Cruise inCrawford County Collectables
July 9 MNSt. CloudCollector Car Appreciation Day Old-Skool Cruise320 Street Cars
July 9NCDenverCollector Car Appreciation Day After Hours Cruise-InSteele Rubber Products
July 9NECerescoCeresco Days Car Show and ShibeWayne Jeppesen
July 9NHEppingKustom Kings of N.H. And New England Dragway Collector Car Appreciation DayJim Cushman
July 9NYPearl RiverRockland Rodders Friday Night CruiseRockland Rodders
July 9PAAltoonaBCAAC National Collector Car Appreciation Day Cruise InBlair County Antique Auto Club & Lakemont Park
July 9PABloomsburg4-Wheel JamboreeBonnier Events
July 9PAHuntingtonSwigart Museum Collector Car Appreciation DaySwigart Automobile Museum
July 9TNMemphisCollector Car Appreciation DaySuperior Custom Street Rods Inc.
July 9TXDallasCollector Car Appreciation Day Cruise In at the Dairy EtteDallas Area Classic Chevys
July 9TXDanburyCollector Car Appreciation Day CruiseBarry Wright
July 9TXSan AngeloSEMA Collector Car Appreciation Day Jerry Payne
July 9WI IolaIola Car ShowIola Old Car Show. Inc.
July 9WVKeyserWest Virginia Collector Car Appreciation DayKnobley Mountain Car Club
July 10AZGlendaleSema Collector Car Day at MixtecaNancy Perry Productions
July 10CASimi ValleyCollector Car 12Coachmen Car Club
July 10ILByronHib Reber Memorial Car ShowHib Reber Memorial Car Show Committee
July 10KYNicholasvilleCruise in at Double KwikCalvin Mastin
July 10MDAbingdonCollector Car Appreciation DayJim Klawunder
July 10MDLuthervilleFour Alarm Collector Car ShowChesapeake Region, Antique Automobile Club of America
July 10NCGoldsboroWayne County Cruisers Cruise InWayne County Cruisers
July 10NMAlamogordoGolden Gears Show & ShineGolden Gears Car Club
July 10NMAlbuquerqueCollector Car AppreciationAftermarket Auto Parts & Collectibles
July 10NYIrondequoitNational Car Collector DayGenesee Valley AACA
July 10PABerwickNortheast Cruisers Burger King Cruise NightNortheast Cruisers Rod and Custom Association
July 10PABloomsberg4-Wheel JamboreeBonnier Events
July 10SCCharleston12th Annual Charleston National Collector Car Appreciation DayCoastal Carolina Region AACA
July 10SDBig Stone CityBig Stone City 135thPhil Blake
July 10TXEl PasoCaffeine and OctaneLloyd Bohn
July 10WIIolaIola Car ShowIola Old Car Show. Inc.
July 11MNHenningHenning Area's 15th Annual Car & Truck Showri-County Cruisers Henning Car Club
July 11PABloomsburg4-Wheel JamboreeBonnier Events
July 17PANazarethNamath Day Car ShowLehigh Valley Thunderbird Club
July 18CARiversideRiverside Cars & CoffeeJ & M Speed Center
July 18NYStaten IslandStaten Island Region AACA Special Summer ShowStaten Island Region Antique Automobile Club of America
July 20FLLake CityCollector Car Appreciation Day at Sal's Italian DeliSuwannee River Region AACA
July 21NVLas VegasCollector Car Appreciation DayMayor Pro Tem Stavros Anthony
July 25MDReisterstownReisterstown Regional Park All Vehicle Car ShowFree State Region Vintage Chevrolet Club of America (VCCA)
July 31OHMentorD&S Automotive 8th Annual Cruise-In for Rainbow BabiesD&S Automotive Collision and Restyling
July 31PAExtonCruise for the TroopsTop Dead Center Motor Club