Posted on February 17 2017
We understand the appeal of car shows. What’s not to love? There are fancy cars, a free ride for the lucky, booze and gadgets we can only imagine are made for cars. Car shows range from local favorites to shows with high media presence. Whatever you’re looking for, there’s a car show for your liking. Here are the 5 hottest car shows you should make note of.
The Elegance at Hershey
This show is for the lovers of vintage hill classics. Held on June 9th-11th in Hershey, Pennsylvania, this show promises a glimpse into the 1950’s. This year’s plan is to elevate shows from the past into a three-day event. To top it off, there will be a gala-themed party. Think garden party except with a gold tint. Take a ride down historic Hershey Avenue and smell the history of chocolate in the process.
Telluride Festival of Cars & Colors
The Telluride Festival of Cars & Colors is held in the beautiful San Juan Mountains. It is historically held on September 21st-24th in downtown Telluride Historic District, which has its roots in the mining industry. The luxurious mountain village and Telluride Regional Airport are a part of the joyride that is the festival of colors. It’s family friendly so to add to the fun, the sponsors will be hosting a $500 medallion hunt. The festival promises to be a visual driving experience through the beautiful mountains with everything from vintage to futuristic.
Los Angeles Car Show
It’s not cold between December 1st and December 10th in Los Angeles! The Los Angeles Car Show spans more than 870,000 square feet. Each November, show creator ANSA Productions brings together the top of the top in the automobile industry. The show delivers media exposure galore to the newest car models. Global industry marketing and more than 18,000 industry influencers make their presence at this renowned show. More than 58 countries are represented in the media, bringing the scope of its broadcast over 7,000 miles in each direction.
Orange County Auto Show
The Orange County Auto Show is nothing short of an exotic gallery of cars. Not only are the highest end vehicles from Ferrari to Maserati to duPond Registry available for viewing, the latest in the latest models are available for test driving. Each patron who orders online or at the box office will receive a free years subscription to Motor Trend magazine. Oh, and for the foodies who like to combine good cars and food, food trucks like the Tasting Spoon, Kala, Coconut Truck & Burger Monster will be on deck.
Tokyo Motor Show
“Beyond the Motor” is the theme this year. Tokyo is the game. The Tokyo Motor Show express the future of the automobile industry.Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association, Inc. organizes the Tokyo Motor Show each year and promises to bring everything from the Lexus LFA to the Nissan Concept 2020. With Tokyo’s shift to virtual technology, patrons seize the opportunity to take cars for a virtual ride. There’s also no shortage of motorcycles (because you can’t be in Japan without checking out the BMW Motorrad).