A Guide to Automotive Enthusiasm
Car Show Schedule 2023
If you're a car enthusiast looking for exciting events, then the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee is the place to be in 2023! With a variety of car shows scheduled throughout the year, you'll have plenty of opportunities to see some of the most amazing vehicles on display. The lineup includes Ponies in the Smokies, the Spring Corvette Expo, Chevelles in the Smokies, the Spring Rod Run, the Bronco Super Celebration, the Grand National F-100 Reunion, Pontiacs in Pigeon Forge, Great Smoky Mountain Jeep Invasion, and the Fall Rod Run. These events offer something for everyone, whether you're a fan of classic cars, high-performance machines, or trucks. Each show features its own unique attractions, such as swap meets, sales corrals, award shows, family-friendly events, contests, and much more. Make sure to mark your calendar for these exciting events, and don't miss out on the chance to experience the best car shows in the Smoky Mountains.
Mark your calendars for Ponies in the Smokies taking place from March 21–25, 2023. Ponies in the Smokies is an annual event that takes place in the Great Smoky Mountains, Tennessee, to celebrate the Mustang, one of the most enduring symbols of American speed and power. This car show offers an extensive 108,000 square feet of indoor vendors and unique displays. The event is presented by National Parts Depot and is open to Mustang enthusiasts from all over the world. Immerse yourself in the scenic beauty of the Smoky Mountains while kicking off the upcoming car show season in style!
Experience the 46th anniversary of the Smoky Mountain car show at the Spring Corvette Expo, brought to you by Cooper Events, LLC. Set against the picturesque backdrop of East Tennessee's LeConte Center, this event takes place on March 24–25, 2023, and offers a wide range of activities, including a sales corral, swap meet, awards show, park 'n show, and a thrilling corvette cruise on the Tail of the Dragon.
Be a part of the Chevelles in the Smokies Showdown, hosted by Horsepower and Hot Rods, on March 24-25, 2023, at the LeConte Center. Witness 18 of the nation's most remarkable Chevelles go head-to-head in the Smokies. Participants will receive a collector garage sign, while winners will receive prestigious prizes, including trophies, dash plaques, winner decals, special awards, and cash. The event will award the best in two categories: "Best of Show" and "The Most Outstanding Chevelle in the Smokies." Don't miss out on the chance to see some of the finest Chevelles in the country!
Be a part of the Pigeon Forge Spring Rod Run, the biggest automotive event in the area, runs from April 13–15, 2023. This event attracts a large number of automotive enthusiasts and features the Top 25 Awards, the Ultimate 5 Awards, and a huge swap meet with hundreds of show cars and a car corral. There's also a big cash giveaway for participants. As a spectator, you can enjoy free parking at the LeConte Center. Don't miss out on the chance to witness some of the best cars in the area and be a part of this exciting event!
The Grand National F-100 Reunion, held from May 18–20, 2023, in Pigeon Forge, is the biggest classic Ford truck show in the nation. The event is open to Ford trucks manufactured in 1996 and earlier, including pre F-1, F-1, F-100, F-250 UP, F-150, and F-250 models. Rancheros and Broncos are not eligible for entry. The event offers a family-friendly atmosphere, featuring food vendors and an awards banquet to honor the best trucks on display. Rain or shine, the show must go on, so don't miss the chance to see these classic trucks up close and personal!
Get ready for the annual Pontiacs in Pigeon Forge happening from June 2-4, 2023. This exciting event will feature a swap meet and showcase classic Pontiacs, including GTOs, Firebirds, Fieros, and more. With categories such as Best in Show and Best in Stock, there are sure to be some amazing vehicles on display. The Saturday Night Cruise is another highlight of the event, offering attendees the chance to see these classic cars cruising the streets of Pigeon Forge. Don't miss out on this opportunity to celebrate the legacy of Pontiacs in a beautiful setting!
The Great Smoky Mountain Jeep Invasion is an annual event that takes place from August 24–26, 2023, and brings together Jeep enthusiasts from all over the country. Hosted at the LeConte Center in downtown Pigeon Forge, this event offers visitors the opportunity to immerse themselves in all things Jeep. Whether you own a Jeep or simply appreciate their rugged versatility, this event is the perfect chance to see some amazing vehicles on display and connect with fellow Jeep lovers. With a range of vendors, displays, and activities, the Great Smoky Mountain Jeep Invasion is a must-see event for anyone who loves these iconic vehicles.
The Fall Rod Run is an exciting 3-day event for car enthusiasts that takes place from September 14–16, 2023. The event features a huge swap meet with hundreds of show cars and a car corral, as well as a chance to win a $10,000 cash giveaway. Additionally, there will be awards presented for the top 25 cars as well as the ultimate 5. The event is sure to draw in car enthusiasts from all over the country and provide an opportunity to see some of the most incredible vehicles on display. Don't miss out on the chance to attend the Fall Rod Run and experience the excitement for yourself!
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