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10 Best Auto Shows in Vermont!

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Dust off your best rides for Vermont’s auto shows, which showcase some of the best vehicles in the Northeast. Car enthusiasts from Vermont and the surrounding states enter all types of vehicles including foreigns, classics, customs, muscle cars, and various interesting automotives for judging and recognition. The best auto shows in Vermont are interactive events providing memorable auto exhibits and attractions for spectators and participants alike.

Vermont Antique and Classic Car Meet, Waterbury, VT

Held for over 65 years, the annual Vermont Antique and Classic Car Meet takes place each August at Farr Field and features over 500 antique and classic vehicles. This long-standing show is one of the oldest and largest auto shows in the Northeast, with three days of entertainment including an antique parade, flea market, street dance, a car corral, and more.

R.A.V.E Car Show, Rutland, VT

The R.A.V.E. Car Show has been taking place for over 40 years and is held at the Vermont State Fairgrounds. This two-day summertime show features hundreds of vehicles (anything with wheels and a motor) and benefits a variety of local causes. Attendees can also enjoy music, food, vendors, raffles, door prizes, awards, and much more.

TWS Gathering, Stowe, VT

The annual TWS Gathering is a free event held in conjunction with the British Invasion car show. This four-day event includes driving events, fun social events, dinners, and other automotive-related activities. Driving events can include drag racing, off roading, and hot lap sessions. The British Invasion portion features over 600 classic British vehicles, making it the nation’s largest all-British car show!

Eurobuilt, Rutland, VT

The annual Eurobuilt Car Show & Charity Auction is held each August at the Vermont State Fairgrounds and welcomes all Volkswagen, Audi, and Euros. This show features awards in multiple classes and a charity auction. There’s also an area for non-euro cars, plus food and vendors are available on-site.

NSRA Street Rod Nationals, Burlington, VT

Held annually for nearly 30 years, the NSRA Street Rod Nationals offer three days of automotive excitement each September. This long-standing annual event is held at the Champlain Valley Exposition Center and offers a wide array of automotive exhibitions in a family-friendly atmosphere. There’s also a swap meet, quilt display, coloring contest, games, and many activities to suit everyone.

Arlington Cruise Inn, Arlington, VT

Held at the Arlington Inn and Spa, the Arlington Cruise Inn is a free event open to anyone with a passion for automotives. This outdoor event welcomes classics, antiques, customs, trucks, and motorcycles for an afternoon of browsing interesting vehicles. The event is held every month.

Okemo Valley Car Show and Cruise-In, Ludlow, VT

The Okemo Valley Best of Vermont Summer Festival Car Show takes place in August and allows car owners to showcase their antique, classic, and vintage cars. Winners are selected by participants and spectators, with trophies awarded to the top three vehicles. All vehicle owners receive a car show t-shirt, and proceeds from the event support Okemo Valley’s creative economy.

Key Chevrolet of White River Car Show & Swap, White River Junction, VT

The Key Chevrolet’s annual car show & swap welcomes all vehicles of interest including classic, street roads, muscle cars, antique, rat rods, motorcycles, trucks, tuners, and race cars. This exciting local event offers a 50/50 raffle, food, awards, and lots of opportunities to mingle and conversate with car enthusiasts. The event benefits the scholarship program for Key Chevrolet of White River.

Wolfsgart, Burlington, VT

Wolfsgart German Auto Event gives all car enthusiasts a chance to showcase their vehicles while appreciating the German car culture. Held three days in August, this German car show features all types of European vehicles including classic and modern models. There is judging for two days, followed by an awards ceremony on Saturday.

Middlebury Car Show & Fall Festival, Middlebury, VT

Thousands of attendees come to the Middlebury Car Show & Fall Festival each October to enjoy dozens of classic vehicles, craft vendors, music, food, and activities for kids. This family-friendly event takes place at the town green on Main Street and offers trophy awards along with commemorative gifts for participants. All ages are welcome for some good, old-fashioned autumn fun.

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