Awaken your inner car enthusiast and check out some of Maryland’s upcoming local car shows for 2019. Whether you love vintage models, military vehicles, the latest innovations, or anything shiny — spend a day learning more about automobiles, motor cycles, and more. You don’t have to go far to see some of the region’s hottest collections of antique and exotic vehicles.

Local Car Show

MOTORTREND International Auto Show (Baltimore)

Presenting over 500 new vehicles, a luxury lineup, and exotic vehicles, the MOTORTREND International Auto Show is a great place to start. Hosted by Motor Trend magazine and the Maryland Automobile Dealers Association.

  • Location: One West Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21201 (Baltimore Convention Center)
  • Dates: February 7 to 10, 2019
  • Times: Thurs. (Noon to 9pm); Fri. & Sat. (10am to 9pm); Sun. (10am to 6pm)
  • Cost: $12 for ages 13 and over; $8 for ages 62 and over (Thurs. & Fri.) / $10 (Sat. & Sun.); $8 for military with DOD ID; Free for 12 and under
  • 15 miles from Towson

46th Annual Collector Car Swap Meet

Hosted by the Chesapeake Region, Antique Automobile Club of America, the 46th Annual Collector Car Swap Meet is one of the region’s most popular collector swap meets.

  • Location: 2210 Fairgrounds Road, West Friendship, MD 21794
  • Date: March 9, 2019
  • Time: 7am to 3pm
  • Cost: Free entry and parking
  • 28 miles from Towson

49th Annual Antique Auto Swap Meet

Head up the road to Westminster for the Sugarloaf Mountain Region AACA – 49th Annual Antique Auto Swap Meet. This event boats hundreds of vendors trading antique auto, motorcycle, hot rod, and custom parts and accessories. Ask questions and learn all about the world of car restoration and collection.

  • Location: 700 Agriculture Drive, Westminster, MD 21157 (Carroll County Agriculture Center)
  • Dates: March 22-23, 2019
  • Times: Fri. (8am to 4pm); Sat. (8am to 2pm)
  • Cost: $2 for adults; Free for children 10 and under
  • 30 miles from Towson

American Corner Automotive Classic

Presented by A. Curtis Andrew Auction, Inc, the American Corner Automotive Classic Parts Swap Meet & Auction will be the perfect road trip destination. It’s a great event for collectors and people who are interested in car restoration.

  • Location: 25631 Auction Road, Federalsburg, MD 21632 (A. Curtis Andrew Auction Facility)
  • Date: April 6, 2019
  • Cost: Free entry
  • 96 Miles from Towson

Port Deposit Spring Car Show

The VFW Annual Car Show has more to offer than just cars. You can also expect an array of entertainment, including a game room with pool tables, slot machines, and 50/50 raffles.

  • Location: 520 Susquehanna River Road, Port Deposit, MD 21904 (Port Deposit VFW Post 8185)
  • Date: April 20, 2019
  • Rain Date: May 18, 2019
  • Time: 10am to 3pm
  • Cost: To participate: $13 per vehicle until April 13; $15 per vehicle the day of the show
Free to spectate
  • 43 miles from Towson

Asphalt Angels of MD Spring Car, Truck & Bike Show — Summer Sizzler Car Show — Fall Car, Truck & Bike Show

The Asphalt Angels of MD are presenting three opportunities to see some amazing cars, trucks, and bikes. If you can’t make it to the spring show, they also host additional shoes in the summer and fall.

  • Location: 16401 Heritage Boulevard, Bowie, MD 20716
  • SPRING SHOW: April 20, 2019; Rain Date: April 28, 2019
  • SUMMER SHOW: July 28, 2019 (rain or shine)
  • FALL SHOW: October 19, 2019; Rain Date: October 28, 2019
  • Time: 9am to 3pm
  • Cost: $20 registration
  • 41 miles from Towson

DeSoto & Plymouth Spring Fling Meet

Catch a display of collector cars at the DeSoto & Plymouth Spring Fling Meet, presented by the DeSoto Owners Club of MD, Inc and the Mid-Atlantic Plymouth Owners Club. After the show, spend the day exploring the shops and food of historic Sykesville.

  • Location: 7618 Main Street, Sykesville, MD 21784 (Baldwin’s Station)
  • Date: April 27, 2019
  • Time: 10:30am to 3pm
  • Cost: Free to the public
  • 30 miles from Towson

East Coast Drifters Car Show

Another great road trip destination is to Southern Maryland for the East Coast Drifters Car Show, hosted by the East Coast Drifters Car Club. Expect to see a great collection of cars, trucks, and motorcycles. Proceeds benefit local charities.

  • Location: 27636 Mechanicsville Road, Mechanicsville, MD 20659 (Mechanicsville Moose Lodge)
  • Date: May 5, 2019; Rain Date: May 19, 2019
  • Time: 9am to 3pm
  • Cost: $15 registration by April 26; $20 at the gate
$3 to spectate
  • 83 miles from Towson

46th Annual Military Vehicle Car Show

Have an interest in all things military? The 46th Annual Military Vehicle Car Show will take over Aberdeen’s Ripken Stadium for a day of learning and exploration of the largest display of army and navy collectibles and surplus. Proceeds benefit military museums and veteran causes.

  • Location: 873 Long Drive, Aberdeen, MD 21001 (Aberdeen’s Ripken Stadium)
  • Dates: May 9-11, 2019
  • Time: Thurs. beginning at 10am; Sat. beginning at 7am
  • Cost: Free to the public
  • 30 miles from Towson

29th Annual Cruisin’ Ocean City

Coast right into Ocean City for the 29th Annual Cruisin’ Ocean City car show. Hot rods, street machines, classic, and customs — if it’s on wheels, you’ll probably find it at this show. Stay for every day of the show and make tithe perfect weekend getaway.

  • Location: 809 South Atlantic Avenue (Inlet Parking Lot); 4001 Coastal Highway (Convention Center) Ocean City, MD
  • Dates: May 16-19, 2019
  • Times: Thurs. – Sat. (9am to 5pm); Sun. (9am to 3pm)
  • Cost: $10 (Thurs. & Sun.); $15 (Fri. & Sat.)
Free for children under 14
  • 171 miles from Towson

Sudlersville Lions Club Car Show & Fish Fry

Go for the cars and the food. The Sudlersville Lions Club Car Show & Fish Fry will feed your curiosity about classic cars and delectable food.

  • Location: 206 East Main Street, Sudlersville, MD 21668 (Sudlersville Park)
  • Date: August 24, 2019
  • Time: 9am to 2:30
  • Cost: $8 registration in advance; $10 registration at the door
  • 85 Miles from Towson