For the car lover, car shows are the highlight of the year. You can see everything from Oldsmobiles, sports cars and vintage models to high-tech cruisers. Not only that, you can learn more about automotive parts, storage and car care.
We’ve got the rundown on the most exciting car shows coming up in Manitoba this summer! Read on to plan your car show season and learn more about dates, locations and prices.
Let’s talk car shows!
Explore These Manitoba Car Shows
11TH ANNUAL MANITOBA OLDSMOBILE CLUB CAR SHOW – JUNE 18
Where: Headingley Museum, Headingley
Admission: FREE (donations accepted)
What to expect: A perfect event for Father’s Day! Not only can you check out classic and special interest cruisers, there will be a silent auction, 50/50 draws, food, drinks and music. The best part? All profits from the day will be going to the Children’s Rehab Foundation. More information can be found here.
DRIVEN WINNIPEG AFTERMARKET CAR SHOW – JULY 15
Where: Red River Exhibition Park, Winnipeg
Admission: General – $20, Children (5-11) & Seniors – $10
What to expect: This show is part of Canada’s largest aftermarket car show tour! The one-day event is action-packed with show cars, exhibitors and special guests from Canada and beyond. They’re also bringing back a crowd favourite—the outdoor professional Pro Drift Demos. It’s an event you won’t want to miss! Buy your tickets here.
HERITAGE CLASSIC CAR SHOW – JULY 22
Where: Mennonite Heritage Village, Steinbach
Admission: Adults – $12, Seniors & Students (13-22) – $10, Children (6-12) – $6, Children (5 & under) – FREE
What to expect: This one will be worth the trip! View stunning classic cars lined up and down the Mennonite Heritage Village’s main street! Big Daddy Tazz is hosting this year and there’ll be a Muffler Rapping Contest, barrel train rides for the kids and so much more! Find further details here.
GONZO DRIFT BASH AND CAR SHOW – AUGUST 27
Where: Springs Church, Winnipeg
Admission: FREE, $20 for Drift Ride Alongs
What to expect: This event will be full of live action and excitement! Not only can you watch pro drift demos throughout the day, there will be a full lineup of show cars including unrestricted Empire cars and imports. For only $20, you can ride along with a pro drifter! Learn more here.
Car shows are a great place to have a peek at classic rides and the latest automotive technology. If you’re a car lover, there’s something for everyone at these exciting car shows in Manitoba.
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Drive to a Car Show in Your New Vehicle, No Matter Your Credit Type
Now that you know about some of the upcoming car shows in Manitoba this summer, how will you get to the one you’re most excited about? You’ll need a reliable vehicle to get you there and back. Whether you require an upgrade or are looking to purchase your first vehicle, Birchwood Credit can help you find your next affordable ride.
We offer something called a Bad Credit Car Loan, which essentially helps individuals with a less-than-perfect credit score easily get into an affordable and reliable car. We look beyond the three-digit number because we know you’re more than your credit score.