2012 MOPAR CAR SHOWS AND OTHER EVENTS
APRIL 7: Cocoa, FL, Celebration of Cars to be presented by the Cape Canaveral Region AACA. Antique to modern car show to be held at Burton Smith Park on Hwy 520, 5 miles west of I-95. A special tribute to Mopars, the cars of Chrysler, Dodge and Plymouth. Registration from 8am-11am; $19 pre-registered; $20 after March 24th; vendors and car corral $25. Dash plaques and goodie bags to first 150 cars, youth activities--bring the kids. For more info call Bob at (321) 459-9950.
APRIL 7: Kissimmee, FL, Mopars of Old Town car show to be held at 5770 W Irlo Bronson Mem Hwy. Top 20, dash plaques to first 100 cars, 50/50 drawing, door prizes, $10 pre-registration, $15 day of show.For more info call (407) 617-4201.
APRIL 13-15: Las Vegas, NV, Mopars at the Strip to be held at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, 5 miles north of Vegas off I-15. For info visit: www.moparsatthestrip.com
MAY 6: Waterloo, IA, 36th Annual Springfest Car Show to be held at the Isle Casino Hotel, 777 Isle of Capri Blvd. Special awards, 45 classes, $10 entry fee, show from 7:30 am-3:30 pm. For more info call (319) 232-2677.
MAY 12: Midwest City, OK, 29th Annual All-American Mopar Meet presented by the Central Oklahoma Mopar Association to be held at Joe Barnes Park, 8700 East Reno. Registration 8-12; awards at 2pm; car show fee $25; vendor space or Car Corral $15. All-Mopar car show with vendors, swap meet, raffles, food, T-shirts, awards and music. For more info call (405) 401-6982 or email to: email@example.com or visit: www.okcmopars.org
MAY 17-19: 5th Annual Kansas Cruise for Chrysler, Dodge, Plymouth, Desoto and AMC cars of any year, to start at Emporia, KS and end up at Omaha/La Vista, Nebraska with stops at the Tallgrass National Preserve in Chase County, Bolton Chrysler-Dodge in Council Grove, Twin Rivers Dodge dealership in Beatrice, NE, Pony Express station #1 Museum in Maryville, KS, a car show on Saturday morning in Omaha/LaVista plus lots more stops and photo opportunities along the route. For more info call (620) 757-1284 or visit: www.ksmoparcruise.org
MAY 19: Ennis, TX, Mopars at the Motorplex to be held at the Texas Motorplex, 7500 W Highway 287. Car show, swap meet and racing, organized by the Cowtown Mopars Performance Team and Dallas Mopar Club. For more info call Bill at (817) 759-1950 or Ken at (972) 570-9194 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call Mike at (817) 831-1760 or email to: email@example.com
MAY 19: Des Moines, IA, New2U 2nd Annual Car Show to be held at 1050 E Army Post Rd. No entry fee. For more info call (515) 238-5663.
MAY 19: Omaha, NE, 6th Annual High Impact Performance Auto Club Car Show to be held at 12110 Port Grace Pkway (Exit 442 off I-80, east on Giles Rd, left at South Port Pkwy). All Mopars welcome, expanded classes, goody bags, door prizes, food and drinks available at show. Registration at 9 AM. Rain date is May 26th. For more info call Dan at (402) 740-1054 or visit: www.highimpactperformance.org
MAY 19: Marion, NC, 15th Annual Mopars at McDowell Car Show to be held on the campus of McDowell Technical College, intersection of I-40 (exit 86) and Hwy 221 South. 17 judged classes. For more info call Randy at (828) 659-2607 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
MAY 20: Wheaton, IL, Mopar Madness Car Show and Swap Meet to be held at DuPage County Fairgounds, 2015 Manchester Road, from 8 AM to 3:30 PM. For more info call Bruce at (630) 369-1112 or Ron at (630) 553-2203.
JUNE 2-3: Farmington, MN, WW/NBOA Spring Meet in conjunction with the Mopars in the Park to be held at the Dakota County Fairgrounds. Huge car show, swap meet, special guest appearances to be announced, featured vehicles of the MIP this year are 1966-2012 Dodge Chargers. Over 1,000 cars last year! Host hotel is the Grand Stay Residential Suites in Apple Valley, MN. Call (952) 953-6111 for reservations. Make your reservations EARLY as the hotel books up fast. For more information visit: www.midwestmopars.com
JUNE 3: Fremont, CA, The West Coast Daytona and Superbird Show and get together presented by Mopar Alley to be held at Ohlone College, 43600 Mission Blvd. Trophies in 36 classes, raffles, music, goody bags, swap meet, car corral. For more info call Debi at (408) 981-3326.
JUNE 3: Everett, WA, All-Mopar Spring Roundup to be held at Mariner High School Campus, 200-120th Street SW. Participant judging in 54 classes, swap meet. For more info visit: www.moparsunlimited.com
JUNE 8-10: Madison, IL, Monster Mopar Spring Fling car show, swap meet and drag racing to be held at the new Gateway Motorsports Park. For more info visit: www.monstermopar.com
JUNE 9-10: Olathe, KS, HPAC Mopar Family Reunion to be held at the Bass Pro Shop, 12051 Bass Pro Drive. For more info visit: www.hpacmopar.com
JUNE 9: Johnston, IA, All Mopar Car Show and Swap Meet to be held at the Child Serve Complex, 5406 Merle Hay Road. Top 10 participant judging awards, door prizes, 50/50 drawing, all proceeds benefit ChildServe Children's Rehabilitation Center. For more information For more info visit: www.moparsunlimitediowa.com
JUNE 9: Burbonnais, IL, Mopars by the River to be held at Island Park, 1710 Arbor Drive. For more info call (708) 417-2764.
JUNE 15-17: West Springfield, MA, Goodguys 21st East Coast Nationals to be held at Eastern States Exposition Fairgrounds, 1305 Memorial Ave. For more info call (925) 838-9876.
JUNE 16: Wichita, KS, WM All-Mopar Meet car show and swap meet to be held in Sedgewick County Park. For more info call (316) 291-0426.
JUNE 16: Duluth, MN, 2nd Annual Car Show to be held at Clyde Iron/Heritage Center, 120 South 30th Ave, West Duluth. Top 3 awards in 21 classes, registration from 8-11; voting ends at noon; awards at 2:30. For more info call Mike at (218) 349-8413 or email to: email@example.com
JUNE 23: Rancho Cordova, CA, Mopar Day in the Park 19 to be held at Hagan (Cordova) Park. Judged car show, swap meet, car corral, raffle prizes all day, food and drinks. Entry fees: $25 per car pre-registered; $30 at gate. For more info call (916) 962-2655 or visit: www.capitalcitymopars.com
JUNE 24: Fox Lake, IL, Mopars at the Park car show to be held at Veteran's Park. For more info call Mopar Mark at (847) 815-2891 or visit: www.chicagolandmoparclub.com
JUNE 25-29: Colorado Springs, CO, WW/NBOA and DSAC National Meet with Jim Klovas and the Southern Colorado Mopars as hosts. There are several activities that you must make reservations for. Please read through the schedule and make your reservations at these places before the dates specified.
Monday June 25: Arrivals and meet and greet at the hotel. We may have a pizza party in the evening.
Tuesday June 26: We will drive out to Canyon City where we will board the Royal Gorge Route Railroad for a two-hour train ride through the beautiful country, through the gorge along the Arkansas River and under the world's highest suspension bridge. The train departs at 12:30 pm and we must be there at least 45 minutes before departure. Afterwards we will have a late lunch at Big Daddy's Diner just around the corner from the train depot; best shakes you ever had. You have two choices for seating on the train: Coach which are climate-controlled 1950s vintage railcars, regular price $28 adult; $18.70 child 3-12 , or Vista Dome which is a classic 1950s dome car with panoramic views, regular price $49.30 adult; $39.95 child 3-12. IF YOU'RE PLANNING TO GO ON THE TRAIN RIDE, YOU MUST CALL 1-888-724-5748, EXT 150 FOR RESERVATIONS BEFORE MAY 26TH! USE THE CODE "WWDSAC" TO GET OUR SPECIAL GROUP RATE. In the evening, we'll join the cruise night at Culvers just a stone's throw from the host hotel.
Wednesday June 27: We'll spend the day at the Air Force Academy with Maj. Ron Roberts setting this up for us. We'll have several very special photo ops and special access to areas not normally seen by the touring public. (If any security issues arise, we'll have a Plan B for this day.) From there, we will convoy back to the Crowne Plaza.
Thursday June 28: Open day for those who want to venture up to Pikes Peak or go sight seeing to Garden of the Gods or the Broadmoor, etc. Jim will have information on everything to do and see in the area. In the evening we'll go to the Flying W Ranch for a chuckwagon supper that consists of tender slices of beef or BBQ chicken, foil wrapped potatoes, Flying W beans, chunky apple sauce, old fashioned spice cake, biscuits, coffee, lemonade or iced tea. After supper, we will be entertained by the Flying W Wranglers who all play several different instruments and specialize in beautiful three-part vocal harmonies about the romantic American Cowboy with some western humor. This is the old West at its best. The price is $25 general admission; $23 Seniors 60+ and active duty Military; Child 5-12 $15; Child 1-4 free. IF YOU'RE PLANNING TO ATTEND THE FLYING W CHUCKWAGON SUPPER AND SHOW, YOU NEED TO MAKE YOUR RESERVATION BEFORE MAY 26TH! CALL 1-800-232-3599 AND USE THE CODE "T-1" TO GET IN OUR BLOCK OF SEATS.
Our headquarters hotel is the Crowne Plaza Colorado Springs, 2886 South Circle Drive. They have hosted many car events of up to 600 participants in the past and have plenty of trailer parking available. Our group will have reserved parking for our cars. Our special room rate is $95 per night which includes a continental breakfast for two, and we'll have our own special breakfast room. RESERVATIONS NEED TO BE MADE BY MAY 25TH FOR THIS SPECIAL RATE AND USE THE CODE BBD! Other amenities include a 24-hour fitness center, indoor and outdoor pools, a Jacuzzi and three restaurants on the property. You can make reservations by phone at 1-800-981-4012 or online at www.CrownePlaza.com Mr Brightside car wash which is located just down the street from the hotel, has given us tokens to use also. Our meet starts the day following the NSRA Rocky Mountain Street Rod Nationals which is held in Pueblo, only 35 miles from our headquarters hotel. If you like cars, come early and see over 2,500 of them! You can check that out beforehand at: www.nsra-usa.com. Also, for those of you who may want to stay on after the meet ends and go sightseeing, Jim has arranged for secure free parking for your trailers, cars, trucks. If you have any questions or suggestions for this event, feel free to contact Jim at (719) 561-4587 or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. You can see things in the Colorado Springs area at: www.visitcos.com
JUNE 29-30 & JULY 1: Des Moines, IA, 21st Annual Good Guys Heartland Nationals to be held at the Iowa State Fairgrounds, 3000 East Grand Ave. For more info call (925) 838-9876 or visit the web at: www.good-guys.com
JULY 6-8: Carlisle, PA, Carlisle Chrysler Nationals to be held at the Carlisle Fairgrounds. Show car, Young Guns, Time Bandits and Barn Finds. Pre-registration is $40 per vehicle before June 4th. For more info call (717) 243-7855 or visit: www.CarlisleEvents.com
JULY 14-15: Belvidere, IL, Belvidere Happenin' 2012 car show and swap meet to be held at the Boone County Fairgrounds. For more info call Dean at (847) 878-0204 or visit: www.chicagolandmopar.com
JULY 27-29: Indianapoliis, IN, Aero Cars Round II at the Brickyard, all DSAC and Winged Warriors members will do laps on the track. Car show all three days. Friday evening twilight Rolex Gran-Am sports car race with the Daytona prototypes on the road course, aero cars will be on display in location to be announced. Saturday Nationwide race and Cup qualifying, group parade lap for members and aero cars on display inside the oval; Sunday pre-race parade lap with limited number of cars decided by raffle. IMS will provide two complimentary weekend tickets per participating car. Host hotel is Wingate by Wyndham on Rockville Road, very close to the speedway; room rate is $150 per night with three night minimum, hot breakfast included. There are 52 rooms blocked under the group name "Aero Warriors", phone (317) 243-8310. Make your reservations early as it will fill up fast! Other motels in the area are the Microtel right across the street from the Wingate, call 1-800-337-0044 and the Baymont in Plainfield at $135 with a three night minimum, call (317) 837-9000. There is no registration fee but you must be a current member of DSAC or Winged Warriors. Conventional club B-bodies and Ford fastbacks are invited to participate. For additional info email to Doug at: email@example.com
JULY 28: Hickory Corners, MI, Mopars at the Red Barns Car Show to be held at Gilmore's Red Barns Museum, 6865 Hickory Road. For more info call (269) 671-5089.
JULY 28: Carroll, IA, 9th Annual RPM Club Car Show to be held at eastside shelter house at Swan Lake State Park. Trophies, dash plaques, door prizes, 50/50 drawing, music, lots of shade, camping. For more info call Paul at (712) 792-4046 or (712) 790-3026.
AUGUST 4: Oakfield, WI, 3rd Annual Oakfield Car Show to be held at 200 E Church Street. Musclecars, sports and classic cars, exotics, cycles and low riders all welcome. For more info call (414) 313-6537 or visit: www.oakfieldcarshow.com
AUGUST 4-5: Elkhorn, WI, Summer Elkhorn Car Show and Swap Meet to be held at Walworth County Fairgrounds right on Highway 11, sponsored by Madison Classics. For more info call (608) 244-8416 or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
AUGUST 5: Boardman, OH, 34th Annual Cars in the Park car show and flea market to be held at Boardman Park, 375 Boardman-Poland Rd. For more info call (330) 544-0242 or visit: www.mvocc.com
AUGUST 6-12: Myrtle Beach, SC, Mopars at the Beach Week. Monday: Meet and greet at the Hard Rock Cafe, 1332 Celebrity Circle, phone (843) 946-0007. Tuesday: Cruise in and car wash at Hooters, 10133 North King Highway, phone (643) 272-3739 (time 12 pm - 6 pm); Dyno Nite at Hooters from 6 pm-? Wednesday: Race Challenge at Myrtle Beach Speedway, 455 Hospitality Lane, phone (843) 236-0500 (time 2 pm - 8pm) Cruise in at Wheels of Yesteryear, 413 Hospitality Lane, phone (843) 903-4774 (time 9 pm -?) Thursday: Cruise to the Strip, meet at Hooters at 2 pm and cruise to the strip at 4 pm. Street Shootout at Darlington Dragway, 2056 East Bobo Newsome Hwy, phone (843) 383-0008 (time 6 pm -11 pm) Friday: Cruise in and car wash at Cooters Backyard Bar and Grille, 3264 South Highway 17, Murrells Inlet, phone (843) 357-3022 (time 12 pm - 6 pm) Event party in evening from 6 pm until ? at Hooters. Saturday: Classic and Modern Muscle Car Show at Cooters and Inlet Square Mall, SE side behind Cooters, 10125 Highway 17 Bypass, Murrells Inlet, phone (843) 651-3499 (time 9 am until ?)
AUGUST 9-11, Branson, MO, Branson Super Summer Cruise and Car Show to be held at Shepherd of the Hills Homestead. Over 500 cars last year! For more information visit: www.supersummercruise.com
AUGUST 10-12: Hebron, OH, 32nd Annual Mopar Nationals to be held at National Trails Raceway. For more info call (313) 278-2240 or visit: www.moparnats.org
AUGUST 11: Centennial, CO, 10th Annual Mopars at the Mall All-Mopar car show to be held at Southglenn Mall, 7001 S University Blvd. Awards, T-shirts, trivia, entertainment by Da Boogieman, $25 entry fee. For more info call (303) 629-0167 or visit: www.coloradomopar.org
AUGUST 18-19: New Hamburg, Ontario, Canada, 2012 MoparFest car show and swap meet to be held at the New Hamburg fairgrounds, 251 Jacob Street. This is Canada's largest all-Mopar event, sponsored by the New Hamburg Optimist Club. Pre-registered entries have chance to win 1973 Duster or buy a ticket to win a 2012 Dodge Challenger! Register now online at www.moparfest.com
AUGUST 25-26: Dubuque, IA, Mopars on the Mississippi car show and swap meet to be held at Eagle Door and Window, 2045 Kerper Blvd. Cruise night on Saturday 25th. For more info call Steve at: (815) 594-2410 or visit: www.chicagolandmopar.com
SEPTEMBER 8: Braselton, GA, Mopar Southern Classic to be held at Year One, 1001 Cherry Drive. For more info call 1-900-950-9503 or visit: www.northgeorgiamoparclub.com
SEPTEMBER 1: Stone Mountain, GA, O'Reilly's Auto Parts Car show to be held at 921 Hairston Rd. Musclecars, sports and classics, exotics, $20 entry fee. For more info call (404) 808-5375.
SEPTEMBER 8: Lansing, MI, American Muscle and Antique Car Show to be held in the UAW local 652 parking lot at 426 Clare Street. Awards at 4pm, dash plaques, $10 entry fee. For more info call (517) 896-8317.
SEPTEMBER 8-9: Springfield, OH, Springfield Show and Swap to be held at 4401 S Charleston Pike. Largest and most exciting car show and swap in the Midwest. For more info call (937) 376-0111 or visit: www.ohioswapmeet.com
SEPTEMBER 21-23: Clermont, IN, WW/NBOA Fall Meet in conjunction with the Monster Mopar to be held at Lucas Oil Raceway. Car show, swap meet, drag racing. Members have special parking area and do laps on circle track. Hampton Inn & Suites and Holiday Inn hotels are located in Brownsburg, IN. For more info: www.monstermopar.com
SEPTEMBER 28-29: Adona, AR, Cypress Creek Park Car Show and Swap Meet to be held at Cypress Creek Park, 330 Cypress Creek Drive. Entry fee $15; 13 classes, goodie bags, door prizes, music, food. For more info call (501) 889-4406 or visit: www.cypresscreekpark.com
SEPTEMBER 28-30: Jefferson, WI, 35th Fall Jefferson Car Show and Swap Meet to be held on 99 acres at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds right on Highway 18. Sponsored by Madison Classics. For more info call (608) 244-8416 or email to: email@example.com
SEPTEMBER 29: Hillsborough, NC, Celebration of the Automobile to be held at Occoneechee Speedway, 345 Elizabeth Brady Rd. Open car show from 8am-4pm with top 100 awards. Vintage race cars welcome, will go on track. For more info call (919) 604-2292 or visit: www.historicspeedwaygroup.org
OCTOBER 3-7: Carlisle, PA, Fall Carlisle Swap Meet and Car Corral to be held at Carlisle Fairgrounds, 1000 Bryn Mawr Rd. Five day pass $30. For more info call (717) 243-7855 or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
JUNE 2013: Ann Arbor, MI area, WW/NBOA and DSAC National Meet with Bob Glaspie as our host. Activities involve NASCAR race at MIS, possible entry into Chelsea Proving Grounds, WPC museum, and much more. Watch here for info to come.
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