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Rev Up August: 7 Free Car Shows Near Our Seattle Auto Repair Shop

Right in the middle of the car show season, August brings out some of the best rides hiding across Seattle and beyond. Each week brings shows celebrating a different mix of vehicles from fully-restored classics to high-performance exotics — and everything in between. To make sure you do not miss a thing, break out your calendar and pen in these upcoming car shows. Then, schedule a visit to our Seattle auto repair shop to get your car ready for all your travels.

Cruise the Narrows Car Show

When: August 3rd, 2019

Time: 8am to 3pm

Where: Gig Harbor Uptown Plaza

In its 22nd year, the Cruise the Narrows Car Show welcomes all years, makes, and models, treating you to a delightful array of interesting vehicle. At this show, you can see everything from vintage air-cooled Volkswagens to the most powerful muscle cars to hit the Pacific Northwest. If you plan to bring the kids, arrive before noon to give them a chance to vote for the Kid’s Pick award winner. They can pick up their ballots at the registration table before touring the show.

Lake City Summer Festival Car Show

When: August 3rd, 2019

Time: 10:30am to 4pm

Where: Lake City Professional Center

Smack dab in the middle of the Lake City Summer Festival, you will find a car show celebrating a mix of classic and modern rides you must see to believe. Vehicles from all eras are welcome to come down and impress the crowds, so you are sure to see something you like. After touring the car show, treat yourself to a glimpse of the FPV drone racing, music at the grandstand stage, or performances galore in the many parades.  

Seafair Classic Car Show

When: August 3rd, 2019

Time: 9am to 5pm

Where: Genesee Park

On Friday only, you can get into Seafair to tour the Classic Car Show without paying a dime. Splitting up the truly rad, cars must be made in 1989 or prior to enter this show. Still, in the sea of hundreds that show up, there are sure to be some delightful rides available for you to ogle and dream of owning. Plan to be done touring the show early, so you can get a spot at the Boeing Seafair Air Show, which runs from 3pm to 4pm.

Kirkland Classic Car Show

When: August 11th, 2019

Time: 10am to 4pm

Where: Marina Park

For the 12th year running, the Kirkland Classic Car Show comes to Marina Park to delight everyone with an exceptional mix of hot rods and classic cars. More than 600 vehicles show up each year to strut their stuff and delight onlookers, giving you a glimpse into eras past. In addition to all the awesome rides, they have fun activities for the kids, live music, and delicious food galore.

South Tacoma Way Mild to Wild Car Show

When: August 17th, 2019

Time: 10am to 7pm

Where: Airport Tavern

This year marks a new beginning for the South Tacoma Way Car Show, as they take on the Mild to Wild designation. Previously a classic car show, they have decided to up the ante by inviting the exotics and imports along for the ride. They have even opened the doors for mild to wild motorcycles to join the fray. As you browse all the incredible rides, take the time to treat yourself at the food trucks and vendors — and listen to a little live music while you are at it.

Greaseball III Car Show

When: August 18th, 2019

Time: 12pm to 8pm

Where: Slim’s Last Chance

At the much-anticipated Greaseball Car Show, you can spot the wildest custom builds imaginable alongside pristine vintage rides. Upon arriving at this event, you can expect to be greeted by three full blocks of the most amazing vehicles you’ll ever see. Make sure to stick around for live music acts and awesome food plus a show by the Seattle Cossacks Motorcycle Team.

Exotics in Redmond Town Center

When: Every Saturday

Time: 7:30am to 11am

Where: Redmond Town Center

Now this one is a weekly treat that does not end with August. You can come down every Saturday from April through October to see more than enough exotics for a lifetime. If you show up around 7am, you can hear all the sweet exhaust notes of your favorite exotics as they arrive onsite. In addition to their regular weekly car show, they hold special events throughout the year for a closer look at certain marques, prototype cars, and more.

Before you head out to all these awesome August car shows, allow us to make sure your vehicle is in good working order. That way, you can arrive in style and avoid missing out on all the fun. Visiting our Seattle auto repair shop is easy. Just give Greg a call at 206-243-8487 to find a convenient time and date to come down.


About the author: Marie Abendroth