Carvention III is Utah's newest "Off season" indoor automotive show! On February 24th, 25th and 26th is three days of Hot-Rod and Classic Car style fun. Carvention is filled with the most beautiful “rides” and the atmosphere is set with style, artwork, and music! Not only will you get to come look at all the amazing rides the local builders and residents have, but you will get the satisfaction and joy of helping out a very outstanding charity! Kauri Sue Hamilton School is a Special Needs school that helps and improves the lives of thousands of disabled people and their families! Come and enjoy your weekend looking at all the wonderful rides the locals have to offer and do a great thing while doing so! There isn't a better reason then charity and muscle cars to take your family and friends out on the weekend!
Are car shows that focus on classic rather than modern vehicles more successful? Are there advantages to having a cutoff year? There are so many large car shows and conventions that focus on modern cars. In many cases, these cars attract a different crowd than the classic car shows. Some car show organizers have found that by focusing on the classics and setting a cutoff year, they’re able to hone in on a more targeted audience. This has been the case for many shows, and The Ol’ Maris River Run Car Show is a good example. This particular show started off in 1986 with just 150 cars. Originally the show was open to cars from any year. In 2000, they set a cutoff year of 1972. There are some very noticeable differences that started to occur between ’72 and ’73 cars. It was 1973 when the gas laws changed and the cars started to have detuned motors. The idea of a ... read more
August may soon be coming to an end, but we have lots of car shows and cruise nights to look forward to throughout the rest of this month and right through September and October. Now, there are a lot of cruise nights that we aren’t listing here. Instead, we’re reserving this list for car shows and cruise nights that take place on major weekends. If you’d like to see a full list of cruise nights, head on over to the Utah Car Czar website. They keep a great list! August 20th & 21st, 2016 This coming weekend, August 20th and 21st, is a big weekend for car lovers around Utah. There’s the O’Reilly Auto Parts Car Show at O'Reilly's as well as the 8th Annual Village Inn Car & Truck Show at the Village Inn in Ogden, both on August 20th. There’s another 8th annual event too—the Stansbury Days Car Show at Stansbury Park, also on the 20th. Th ... read more