10 Best Auto Shows in South Carolina!
South Carolina’s auto shows are some of the greatest in the Southeast, bringing together car enthusiasts, owners, and collectors from around the state and region. These shows often attract large turnouts due to the quality and selection of automobiles on display. There’s all sorts of automobiles from all makes and models, plus foreign, domestic, exotics, late models, antiques, customs, muscle cars, rat rods, bikes, trucks, and more. The best auto shows in South Carolina are sure to satisfy any automobile connoisseur.
As one of the largest auto shows in the Southeast, Run To The Sun Car And Truck Show has been attracting thousands of classic cars enthusiasts to Myrtle Beach for over 30 years! This weekend-long show features thousands of pre-1989 vehicles and provides awards in several categories. Many local and national charities including the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and Children’s Miracle Network benefit from the show’s proceeds.
Cars at Kiawah River is an outdoor festival of automobiles showcasing 200 of the region's most impressive automobiles in a gorgeous waterfront location near the Kiawah River. This free admission annual event depicts the evolution of the automobile dating back from the early 1900s to present day. The display includes everything from supercars to rat rods and muscle cars. There’s also an awards ceremony, kids’ display, and plenty of food options.
Held at the historic Columbia Speedway, Soda City Auto Show welcomes and appreciates show cars of all types including classics, exotics, newer cars, and even 4x4s. This popular event features an incredible automotive display, car corral, vendors, and many awards for show participants.
The renowned South Carolina International Auto Show is held annually at the Greenville Convention Center and showcases hundreds of the latest cars and trucks in one huge venue. Attendees can check out the newest automotives, mingle with manufacturer’s reps, test drive vehicles, browse the local car club collections, and more. There’s even a kids’ test drive area with a small race track for the little ones.
The Speed and Beauty Concours d’Elegance Car Show takes place at the Hunter Gatherer Brewery and features a large field of beautiful cars including vintage, exotics, and more on display. This annual event benefits Camp Kemo, and anyone who donates to the charity receives a complimentary ride in a vintage aircraft!
Vettes Doin’ Charleston Car Show is an annual Corvette show that has been taking place for over a decade in Charleston. This long-standing event is held at New Realm Brewery and features an assortment of beautiful Corvettes on display. Attendees also enjoy music, food, and a 50/50 raffle. Proceeds benefit the National Corvette Museum and Healing Farms.
For nearly 15 years, the Dixiland Cruisers have been hosting their Annual South Carolina Strawberry Festival Car Show. This local tradition is held in May and offers awards in many classes. Dash plaques are provided to the first 50 participants, plus there’s a 50/50 raffle and DJ entertainment.
The Father’s Day Main Street Car Show is held every Saturday before Father’s Day in historic downtown Anderson. This local tradition features over 150 vintage vehicles lined up along Main Street for display. Visitors can browse the vehicles, vote for their favorites, and shop at the many fine local establishments along the street.
The annual Myrtle Beach BRITFEST British Car Show is a must-attend for those who collect or just appreciate British-made vehicles. This popular event features over 100 British cars and motorcycles of all types including classic, new, antique, and rare. The show is hosted by the Grand Strand British Car Club, whose members enjoy fun drives, socializing, special event outings, and gathering monthly.
The ARK of SC’s Car Show welcomes all car enthusiasts along with all vehicles makes and models to support those living with Alzheimer's Disease or Related Dementia. This one-day event is held in March and provides many awards, door prizes, and concessions including food and coffee in a family-friendly atmosphere.
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