10 Best Auto Shows in Nebraska!

Nebraska’s auto shows are beloved community events that attract local car enthusiasts year after year. From classic car shows to European auto events, there’s a wide variety of car shows and something for every automotive fan in Nebraska. Some of the best auto shows in Nebraska are multi-day indoor and outdoor events, while others are long-standing annual festivals that have been held for many decades.

Cruise Night Kearney, Kearney, NE

Cruise Night Kearney is a popular six-day auto event hosted each July by the Central Nebraska Auto Club. This week-long premier festival draws in car enthusiasts with a love for the classics and the “Good Ole Days” The show features hundreds of classic vehicles on display plus loads of attractions including a parade, burn-out competition, live oldies music, a car auction, and more.

Omaha World of Wheels, Omaha, NE

The Omaha World of Wheels is a three-day trade show held at the Century Link Center in Omaha. This indoor custom car production features mostly hot rods plus other competition cars, concept vehicles, manufacturer’s displays, trucks, motorcycles, and more. Award-winners in each category receive prize money.

Father’s Day Car Show, Ashland, NE

The Father’s Day Car Show is held at the Strategic Air & Space Museum each June and provides a great opportunity to view a variety of autos nestled among historic aircraft. This two-day indoor car show includes all vehicle classes dating back to the early 1900’s. Awards are given in every class, plus there’s music and food.

Indoor Car & Bike Show, Kearney, NE

Hosted by Central Nebraska Auto Club, the Indoor Car & Bike Show is held each April at the Buffalo County Fairground’s Exposition Center. This event highlights classic cars and has been taking place for over 15 years. There are demonstrations, trophy awards, DJ entertainment, and a raffle with proceeds benefiting scholarships.

Cars-N-Carroll Show & Shine, Carroll, NE

The annual Cars-N-Carroll Show & Shine event boasts over 300 vehicles and a day of family-friendly fun each September. Attendees enjoy viewing the classic cars, shopping with vendors, having lunch from the food trucks, and listening to live music. There’s also face painting for the kids.

Midlands International Auto Show, Omaha, NE

Held at the Chi Health Center in January, the Midlands International Auto Show is a three-day event featuring the hottest cars including the latest electric vehicles and the newest cars, trucks, and SUVs. Attendees can also enjoy live demonstrations, exhibitions, and race NASCAR replica cars. All ages can find attractions and activities at this popular auto show.

West Point Car Show, West Point, NE

Each September, the West Point Car Show features approximately 500 cars around the Nielsen Community Center. This annual show is free to attend and offers a variety of awards, including trophy, acrylic, specialty, and cash awards, after the event. Food and other vendors are also available on-site.

Tri-City Street Rods Exhibition, Grand Island, NE

Held at the Fonner Park Pinnacle Bank Expo Center, the Tri-City Street Rods celebrates its annual auto exhibition. It takes place in February over two days and features vehicles 50 years old and older. There’s also a raffle with proceeds benefiting automotive scholarships.

All-European Show and Shine, Omaha, NE

View a wide array of fine European cars and motorcycles at the All-European Show and Shine in Omaha. There are models of Porsche, Jaguar, Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Ducati, Pantera, Austin Healey, Ferrari, Alfa Romeo, and others in a beautiful garden setting. Attendees are free to walk the 100 acres of gardens or take a narrated tram tour for a small fee.

Columbus Rod Run & Car Show, Columbus, NE

Known as the state’s longest running Rod Run, the Columbus Rod Run Car Show has been hosted for nearly 50 years by the Midwest Street Rod Association. This annual event features only top quality vehicles each May in Pawnee Park. Trophies are awarded at this event, which also provide a free barbeque for participants.

This text was created by the author with the assistance of GPT-3, a large-scale language generation model developed by OpenAI. The author reviewed, edited, and revised the draft language to their satisfaction and is fully responsible for the content of this publication.

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