10 Best Auto Shows in Kansas!

Gearheads and auto buffs gather at Kansas’ auto show to scope out a wide array of incredible automobiles from all time periods, in all makes and models. Kansas’ auto shows are often family-centered community events that benefit local charities and causes. The best auto shows in Kansas welcome all types of unique and special vehicles, provide recognition to participants, and offer activities for attendees.

Automobilia Moonlight Car Show & Street Party, Wichita, KS

Known as the region’s largest car show and street party, Automobilia is a free-admission, one-day community event featuring over 1,000 vehicles on display along with a model car contest, bicycle contest, kids’ activities, food, live music, and fundraising for local charities. This exciting show is held each July in downtown Wichita and draws in more than 100,000 spectators.

Smoky Valley Classic Car Show, Lindsborg, KS

The Smoky Valley Classic Car Show is held each August and showcases over 100 classic automobiles in the quaint, Swedish town of Lindsborg. Held in the shady Swensson Park, this unique show gives out an assortment of awards to participants in various categories, along with dash plaques to the first 125 entries. Attendees can also enjoy a variety of food vendors plus shopping, dining, and art galleries nearby.

Showdown In the Valley Car Show, Mulvane, KS

Held in April at the Kansas Star Casino, the Mulvane Marauders Car Club’s Showdown in the Valley Car Show displays over 300 cars, bikes, and other special interest vehicles! This fundraising car show benefits the town’s beautification program along with several other local charities. It’s an indoor, family-friendly event focused on helping the community.

Cars For Charities Rod and Custom Car Show, Wichita, KS

Held each January in the Century II Convention Center, the Cars For Charities Rod and Custom Car Show is a premier auto event showcasing the most outstanding vehicles in Wichita. Thousands in cash and trophies are awarded to the top vehicles in their Magnificent 7 competition. This three-day show also offers a free kids’ zone with a variety of activities including inflatables, coloring, jewelry-making, games, face painting, balloon animals, and more.

Turkey Creek Car and Motorcycle Show, Merriam, KS

Since 2001, the Turkey Creek Car and Motorcycle Show has been showcasing over 250 classic cars, street rods, hot rods, antique cars, custom motorcycles, and trucks. Held at the Merriam Marketplace, this beloved community event attracts thousands of spectators with a fantastic vehicle display plus many activities, door prizes, music, and concessions. Car show entries can win cash gift certificates.

Newton Car Show, Newton, KS

For nearly 20 years, the Newton Car Show has been showcasing a variety of old and new model cars and motorcycles in downtown Newton. The car show tradition has been fundraising for local charities for the past four years, donating thousands to worthy organizations in the community. This judged event also features a trophy presentation to award the show’s winners.

Cars in the Park Car Show, Shawnee, KS

Held each October at Shawnee’s Theatre in the Park, Cars in the Park Car Show is a fundraiser event that benefits the local Special Olympics. This annual fall tradition has been featuring cars, trucks, and motorcycles while offering awards to participants for over a decade. Suitable for all ages, the show provides raffle prizes, food trucks, DJ music, and a silent auction.

Millapalooza Car Show, Beloit, KS

The annual Millapalooza Car Show offers a full day of fun for all ages. Held each September, this show offers goodie bags and dash plates to early registrants, plus 13 opportunities to win a trophy! There’s also a mega raffle, poker run, street dance, chainsaw artist, kids’ pit, chalk contest, beer garden, scavenger hunt, food venders, and much more!

Basehor Car Show, Basehor, KS

Each September for 25 years, the annual Basehor Car Show has been showcasing some of the finest, most interesting automobiles in the Basehor area. Participants can enter the loudest exhaust contest, win cash prizes and trophy awards, receive dash plaques, and get a lot of recognition. There’s also grab bags, door prizes, food vendors, raffle items, and a silent auction.

KCKCC Auto Show, Kansas City, KS

Each year, the Kansas City Kansas Community College’s auto collision program hosts an auto show that’s free to the public. This laid-back event welcomes any kind of vehicle including bikes, cars, trucks, and project cars. There’s door prizes throughout the day, music, and food available, with proceeds from the event benefiting scholarships for the auto collision program.

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