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Auto shows in South Florida

Auto Shows are popular events in South Florida.

Many auto shows & exhibits are free for spectators. If you're displaying vehicles, you may nab discounts on registration fees if you register early.

Prior to venturing out, it's wise to phone or refer to social pages to verify event is on.

Festival Marketplace

Festival Marketplace, 2900 W. Sample Road, Pompano

Cars of various types are on display and vendor booths with car items are featured at the car show. The event  in 2023 is 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. April 2, with free entry for spectators and entertainment.  For those who want to display a vehicle, registration is $30 prior to the event and $35 at the event. The first 200 vehicles to register prior to the event receive a $10 gas card & $5 gift certificate.

Dream Car Classic

Dream Car Classic, downtown Hollywood, usually 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. first Sundays, 1900 block of Hollywood Boulevard 33020, free entry unless registering a vehicle, which is $20, 954-825-1027, website

Previous events

Wilton Manors car Show 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. November with free entry for spectators.  Vehicle registration is $20, Venue is Wilton Manors City Hall, 2020 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors 33305  

Chili Fest & Car Show Family-friendly Festivities are at Rolling Oaks Park, 17630 SW 56th St., Southwest Ranches 33331. Fee for registering a vehicle is $20. Event is 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. December with free entry. Savor food from local restaurants and food vendors, artisan vendors and local live entertainment. Information, 954-444-9875 &  website

Car show in Sunrise 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. February @ Sunrise Sportsplex, 9101 NW 50th Street, Sunrise. Entry is free. Event includes food trucks and entertainment featuring hit tunes from the 50s – 70s.

Flea Market & Car Show, Davie Flea market & car show, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. , Old Davie School museum, 6650 Griffin Road., part of festivities with Free Orange Blossom Festival in Davie 

10  a.m. – 2 p.m. January 8, 1100 N. Lyons Road, Coconut Creek 33063. Includes food vendors and live entertainment including Happy Daze Band.  Information is online. Free toy for first 250 youngsters at Special Events tent.

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