Classic Car Shows are Revving Back Up for Summer 2023

Outdoor Places to Go

Classic car shows are filled with both impeccably restored vintage automobiles as well as new, top-of-the-line cars. Along with aisles of car enthusiasts, these outdoor festivities typically include food vendors, live music, and other family-friendly offerings.

Find an old favorite, or discover a new car at these classic car shows going on all summer long throughout the western suburbs. Did we miss your favorite classic car show? Email Annie at or leave it in the comments below.

This article is sponsored by Downtown Downers Grove.

Friday Night Live in Downtown Downers Grove

Grab your family and friends for a fun night of classic cars, live entertainment, shopping and dining in downtown Downers Grove, every Friday, Memorial Day to Labor Day (except June 23rd)! Friday Night Live is held at the Main Street Train Station, 5:30-8pm. The Cruise Night, is held on Warren Avenue between Forest Avenue and Main Street. The Cruise Night sponsored by the Downers Grove Moose Lodge & held 4:00-8:00PM. This Friday the live entertainment will be provided by The Stingers, playing Rock, R&B, Soul, Funk, Disco & Blues. The Non-Profit beneficiary of the Cruise Night will be The Downers Grove Moose Lodge 1535. All the fun details at

Recurring Classic Car Nights

Cruisin’ Into Lockport
Every Monday from June 5 – August 26, 2023 | 4:00pm – 8:00pm

Villa Park Cruise Nights at the Sonic Drive-In
Mondays from May 15 – September 25, 2023 | 5:00pm – 9:00pm

Plainfield Cruise Nights
Every Tuesday from June 6 – August 22, 2023 | 5:30pm – 8:30pm

Tinley Park Cruise Nights
Tuesdays from May 30 – August 29, 2023 | 5:00pm – 8:00pm

Cruise Night (Oswego)
Wednesdays June 21 and July 19, 2023 | 5:00pm – 9:00pm

Cruise Nights at Babe’s (Joliet)
Every Wednesday throughout summer (weather permitting) | 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Lemont Legends Cruise Nights
Every Wednesday from June 7 – August 30, 2023 | 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Lemont Classic Car Club Cruise Nights (Konow’s Corn Maze, Homer Glen)
Every Thursday starting May 18, 2023 | 5:00pm – 8:00pm

Cruisin’ Nights (Westmont)
Every Thursday from June – August, 2023 | 5:00pm – 9:00pm

Vintage Rides (Downtown Wheaton)
Select Thursdays from June 6 – August 22, 2023 | 5:00pm – 9:00pm

Geneva Classic Car Show
Every Thursday from July 6 – August 31, 2023 | 5:00pm – 8:00pm

Moose Cruise Night and Friday Night Live (Downers Grove)
Fridays from May 26 – September 2, 2023 | 4:00pm – 8:00pm

Roselle Cruise Nights
Every Friday from June 2 – September 8, 2023 | 5:00pm – 9:00pm

Cruise Nights and Summer Concerts Series (Lombard)
Every Saturday from June 17 – August 26, 2023 | 6:00pm – 10:00pm

Hetts Auto Sales Cruise Nights (Oswego)
Saturdays July 8, August 19, and September 16, 2023 | 5:00pm – 8:00pm

Downtown Lisle Car Shows
June 17, July 15, August 19 and September 16, 2023 | 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Classic Car Special Events

LTCC Spring Auto Show (La Grange)
May 20, 2023 | 10:00am – 3:00pm

Glen Ellyn Vintage Auto Fest
June 3, 2023 | 10:00am – 3:00pm

Vintage Car Show (Oak Park)
June 10, 2023 | 10:00am – 1:00pm

North Ave Car Show (Bartlett)
June 17, 2023 | 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

2023 Downtown Naperville Classic Car Show
June 17, 2023 | 9:00am – 12:00pm

Fathers Day Classic Car Show (Oak Brook)
June 18, 2023 | 11:00am – 6:00pm

Geneva Swedish Days Vintage Car Show
June 22, 2023 | 5:00pm – 8:00pm

La Grange Park Car Show
July 19, 2023 | 5:30pm – 9:00pm

Antique and Classic Car Show (North Riverside)
July 20, 2023 | 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Classic Car Show (Abbey Farms, Aurora)
July 22, 2023 | 10:00am – 3:00pm

Classic Car Show (Brookfield)
July 23, 2023 | 9:00am – 3:00pm

Summer Daze Car Show (Warrenville)
August 5, 2023 | 9:00am – 2:30pm

Willow Fest 2023 – Annual Benefit Car Show (Willowbrook)
August 10, 2023 | 4:00pm – 10:00pm

Berwyn Route 66 Car Show
August 26, 2023 | 10:00am – 4:00pm

Cantigny Car Show (Wheaton)
September 17, 2023 | 9:00am – 3:00pm

Show and Shine Car Show (Glendale Heights)
September 24, 2023 | 10:00am – 3:00pm

Classic car on display at one of the many classic car shows throughout the Western suburbs of Chicago

Classic Car Events TBD

These classic car events have run in past years, but have not released their 2023 details at the time of publishing. Check their websites for the most up-to-date information.

Car shows are just a small part of all the awesome free summer fun happening throughout the western suburbs! We hope to see you out and about.

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