10 Best Auto Shows in Oregon!
Oregon’s auto shows feature beautiful vehicles of all makes and models in scenic settings along the coast. These local events attract thousands of appreciative and enthusiastic spectators who look forward to browsing unique automotive displays and participating in the festivities, which can include raffles, music, food, vendors, and more. The best auto shows in Oregon are family-friendly events featuring the most interesting automotives of all types and ages.
Held at the Oregon Convention Center in February, the Portland International Auto Show brings together manufacturers, exhibitors, and partners for four days of automotive attractions and displays. Attendees can experience numerous interactive exhibits including ride and drives, new car giveaways, real-time vehicle customizations, kids’ activities, and much more.
The Wallowa Mountain Cruise is a two-day event featuring a 12-mile round-trip cruise from Joseph to Enterprise in honor of the cruise’s co-founder Jim “Ragman” Tuschhoff. This beloved event also provides a dance with live music in the streets, a show-n-shine show car, awards ceremony offering trophies, raffle, and fully catered dinner. This family-friend event is a must-attend for any car enthusiast!
An annual tradition, the Portland Roadster Show has been showcasing the “best of the best” of automobiles in the Pacific Northwest for nearly 70 years! This multi-day event is held at the Portland Expo Center in March and offers a spectacular display of cars, trucks, and motorcycles, along with special exhibits like automotive art. Thousands of dollars in prize money is up for grabs each year.
The annual Wine ’N’ Shine Car Show is a fundraiser that takes place at the Faith, Hope & Charity Vineyards in Terrebonne. This free admission event features classics, trucks, newer modified cars, and motorcycles, plus the opportunity to sit back and enjoy some oldies music along with wine and food at the vineyards. The event benefits the Crush Cancer Beneficiary.
Cars dating back to 1979 and older are welcome to participate in Kool Coastal Night, an annual car show and cruise that’s been held over 30 years. This beloved local tradition offers goody bags, trophy awards, cruise plaques, a poker walk, raffle, show-n-shine, and more. Kool Coastal Nights is the place to be each August in Winchester Bay!
The Village Bar & Grill showcases their annual Sunriver Antique & Classic Car Show for a day of browsing vehicles from 1900 to 1980. There are beautiful classics, hot rods and muscle cars from the ’70s and ’80s at this free event. Prize awards are given in a variety of classes. This fun show is a flashback into the past!
Sponsored by the Cave Ratz Rod Club, the Rat Rod Rukkus is a car show featuring rat rods, hot rods, cruisers, customs, lowriders, and more. This outdoor event also offers raffles, live music, contests, trophy presentations, and vendors. Proceeds from the event benefit "Operation Rambo", which provides veterans with service dogs.
The Annual Classic Car Expo is a must-attend auto show featuring cars from the ‘70s and older. This “blast from the past” event offers a wide variety of vintage cars; it’s like stepping back in time! Held at the Cascade Village Shopping Center, this annual classic car show also features music and vendors to provide a great family-friendly attraction.
Cruise the Gorge provides a weekend of fun, beginning with an open cruise on Friday night and the “Show in the Shade” in Sorosis Park on Saturday. There’s goodie bags, dash plaques, food and specialty vendors, raffle prizes, music, and an awards ceremony. Saturday evening brings a dinner and dance at The Dalles lodge, followed by Dufur Threshing Bee Car Show on Sunday.
The Wild Ride Classic Car Show kicks off the Classic Car Show Season with an exciting show featuring classic cars, trucks, and motorcycles. Free to the public, this event is held in April and offers food trucks on-site, plus beer and soda from Wild Ride Brewing. There’s also an awards ceremony with trophies prizes for the show’s winners.
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