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Saturday, October 08, 2022 in Wheaton, IL

Wheaton Car Show

2015 Manchester Rd.  NAMI DuPage 3rd Annual Car Show at OctoberFest 9am - Noon at the DuPage County Fairgrounds.  Pre-registration includes a free pancake breakfast. Date changed from October 1. All proceeds go to NAMI DuPage which provides free mental health support. Vehicle entry fee: $20. For more information and to register, call 630-752-0066, email m.kober@namidupage.org or visit: www.namidupage.org/octoberfest

Saturday, October 15, 2022 in Chicago, IL

Chicago Car Show

6525 W. Irving Park Rd. (between Neenah and Natchez) United in Faith Lutheran Church (back parking lot) EV (and Hybrid) Car Show 1pm - 3pm. Hosted by United in Faith Lutheran, St. John’s Episcopal and Faith in Place. Use this form to sign up your electric or hybrid vehicle: https://forms.gle/QeJzutK8fMFkHTYT7 For more information, call: 773-283-2326 or visit: revctp@unitedinfaith.org https://mailchi.mp/30b482ec773c/press-release-electric-vehicle-show?e=844d357ecd

Car Shows - listed by date             (jump to cruise nights)

Sat, Oct 08 in Joliet,  IL

2312 Essington Rd.  Benefit Car Show 10am - 4pm (rescheduled from Aug. 20). Music, food trucks, 50/50 raffle drawing and more at the Crossroads Christian Church.  Entry fee: $20 per vehicle.

Sat, Oct 08 in Morris,  IL

8890 N. Rt. 47.  Thirty-sixth Annual Morris Lions Club Fall Classic Car Show/Swap Meet 8am - 4pm at the Grundy County Speedway. Great food and drink available. Car corral with on-site parking.  Music by 3-D Sound. Orphan Show Saturday, Classic Show Sunday.  Trophies and dash plaques awarded.  Registration fee: $20, Spectator admission: $5. For more information, call: 815-931-0226 or visit: http://morrislionsclub.com

Sat, Oct 08 in Wheaton,  IL

2015 Manchester Rd.  NAMI DuPage 3rd Annual Car Show at OctoberFest 9am - Noon at the DuPage County Fairgrounds.  Pre-registration includes a free pancake breakfast. Date changed from October 1. All proceeds go to NAMI DuPage which provides free mental health support. Vehicle entry fee: $20. For more information and to register, call 630-752-0066, email m.kober@namidupage.org or visit: www.namidupage.org/octoberfest

Sun, Oct 09 in Oswego ,  IL

1015 Harvey Rd. Fox Valley Kickers Car Show Noon - 4pm. Food and awards. Music provided by Carousel Sound Company,

Thu, Oct 13 in Schaumburg,  IL

1551 N Thoreau Dr. Mecum Collector Car Auction. Auction opens to the general public on Thursday, October 13 and continues through Saturday, October 15. Doors open Thursday at 1pm, Friday and Saturday at 10am. Advanced tickets: $20  per person per day (offered until 11:59 pm October 12).  Once auction begins, $30 per person per day (at the gate and online). For more information, visit www.mecum.com/auctions/chicago-2022

Sat, Oct 15 in Chicago,  IL

6525 W. Irving Park Rd. (between Neenah and Natchez) United in Faith Lutheran Church (back parking lot) EV (and Hybrid) Car Show 1pm - 3pm. Hosted by United in Faith Lutheran, St. John’s Episcopal and Faith in Place. Use this form to sign up your electric or hybrid vehicle: https://forms.gle/QeJzutK8fMFkHTYT7 For more information, call: 773-283-2326 or visit: revctp@unitedinfaith.org https://mailchi.mp/30b482ec773c/press-release-electric-vehicle-show?e=844d357ecd

Fri, Oct 28 in Crestwood,  IL

4901 Cal Sag Rd. Cruise Night at the Office Sports Bar and Grille 5pm - 8pm. Costumes and candy encouraged by not required during Truck-or-Treat. For more information, call (708) 338-5520.

Sat, Nov 19 in Rosemont,  IL

Nov 19th and 20th 2022. 5555 North River Road, Rosemont, IL. 60018 Donald E. Stephens, Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals, Nov 19th and 20th 2022 9am-8pm, The 13th all indoor show devoted to the country’s finest Muscle Cars, Dealer-built Supercars and Corvettes. “The Center of the Muscle Car Universe” says Muscle Car Review magazine. More Info: 586-549-5291 bashton426@gmail.com http://www.mcacn.com

Sat, Feb 11 in Chicago,  IL

2301 S. King Dr. McCormick Place. Chicago Auto Show  10am - 10pm. Saturday, Feb.11 - Feb.19; 10am - 8pm Sunday, Feb. 20.  Adults: $15; Seniors 62 and better: $10; Children 6-12, $10; Three and under with payed adult family member: free.



Cruise Nights - listed by day of the week

Monday

McHenry, IL

1257 N. Green St. Green Street Cruise Night every Monday 6pm - 8pm  through October 10 (no program Labor Day Monday). Classic cars, music and vendors.  No admission but a $5 donation supporting local non-profit organizations is greatly appreciated. 

St. Charles, IL

1545 W. Main St. Cruise Night at Rookies All American Pub & Grille 5pm - 8pm. All cruisers welcome. No entry fee.

Villa Park, IL

290 W. Roosevelt Rd. (Ardmore & Roosevelt) Sonic Drive-In Monday Cruise Night 5:00pm - 9:00pm. Themed music along with free admission.   Meet old friends and make new ones.  For more information, call: 630-832-3092 or e-mail: eektek@sbcglobal.net

Tuesday

Sandwich, IL

125 Duvnick Ave. Cruise Night at Johnny K's 5pm - 9pm.  Every other Tuesday from Aug. 23 through Oct. 18. Cars, trucks and motorcycles welcome.

Wednesday

Geneva, IL

1966 S. Kirk Rd. Cruise Night at Rookies All American Pub & Grille 5pm - 8pm. No entry fee.  All cruisers welcome.

Lockport, IL

1026 E. 9th St. Cruise Night at Lockport VFW Post 5788 5pm - 8pm through Oct. 26. All bikes and cars welcome. Variety of food options available.

Wheaton, IL

0N731 Papworth Street. VFW Cruise Nights 5 p.m.-8 p.m. VFW Post 2164. Wednesday nights during weekly burger night fundraisers. Weekly Koolest Car Trophy awarded. More Information at: https://www.facebook.com /wheatonvfwpost2164

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Saturday

Morris, IL

Downtown Morris along Liberty Street.  Morris Cruise Night 6 pm-9 pm.  Second Saturday of the month through October 8.  Entry fee $10 per vehicle benefiting the Morris Police Benevolent Society.  Music from the '60s and 70's. 50/50 raffle and multiple gas card prizes along with celebrity choice award. For more information, visit morriscruisenight.com

Plainfield, IL

24522 N. Lockport St. Cruise Night at Larry's Diner 3 pm - 7pm through October.  Free to park, free to attend.

Sunday

Addison IL

48 W. Lake St. Sunday Cruise Night at the Green Meadows Shopping Center 5pm - 8pm through October 23. Open to all vehicles.  For more information, call: 630-675-7872.

Elgin IL

2486 Bushwood Dr. Cruise Night at Rookies All American Pub & Grill 5pm - 8pm. off Randall Rd. North of I-90. No entry fee.  All cruisers welcome.