Tampa Bay area shows, cruise-ins and special events.
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Updated 9/26/21

    Events I plan to ATTEND are RED. My POSSIBLE list is GREEN.​ 


Ongoing weekly events 

  • (Tuesdays) 3pm-9pm. Cruise-in. Bay Pines Sports Bar, 9685 Bay Pines Blvd, St Pete.

  • (Tuesdays) 7pm-10pm. Florida Street Scene’s Tampa Tuesday. Riveters, 2301 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa.

  • (Thursdays) 4pm-8pm. Larry's Car Show & Cruise-in. Quaker Steak & Lube, 10400 49th St N, Pinellas Park.

  • (Fridays) 5pm-8pm. Cruise-in. Coral Landings Center, 33163 US 19 N, Palm Harbor. 

  • (Fridays) 5pm-8pm. Cruise-in. Biff Burger, 3939 49th St N, St Pete.  

  • (Fridays) 6pm-9pm. Car Show. The Liquid Therapy Bar, 6501 Park Blvd, Pinellas Park.

  • (Saturdays) 4pm-10pm. Cruise-in. MB Grill, 11001 US Hwy 19, Clearwater.

  • (Saturdays) 5pm-8pm. Dunedin Cruise-in and “campfire”. McDonald’s Restaurant, 1645 Main St, Dunedin.

  • (Sundays) 8am. Sunrise at Sunset Beach Cruise-in. Sunset Beach, 1800 Gulf Rd, Tarpon Springs.



  • 01 Oct (Fri) 5pm-8pm. Biff Burger trophy show, 3939 49th St N, St Pete. 




  • 02 Oct (Sat) 9am-11am. Parks Ford Rise & Shine Car Meet. Parks Ford, 28739 Rt 54, Wesley Chapel. 

  • 02 Oct (Sat) 11am-2pm. Fishhawk Porsche Cars & Coffee. Park Square Social, 16132 Churchview Dr, Lithia. 

  • 02 Oct (Sat) 8am-11am. "Rise & Shine" Cruise-in. Starbucks, 9222 Anderson Rd, Tampa. 

  • 02 Oct (Sat) Noon-3pm. Cruise-in. The Doghouse, 106 N US 41, Ruskin.

  • 02 Oct (Sat) 4pm-7pm. Cruise-in. Northpointe Village, 16506 Pointe Village Dr, Lutz.

  • 02 Oct (Sat) 5pm-9pm. Angela “Tiger Lady” car show. Quaker Steak & Lube, 10400 49th St N, Pinellas Park. 

  • 03 Oct (Sun) 9:30am-noon. Breakfast Cruise to Holiday Isles Elks Lodge, 14111 Parsley Dr, Madeira Beach. (9:15am departure from McDonalds, 650 150th Ave, Madeira Beach).

  • 03 Oct (Sun) 11am-1pm. Sub Club Car Show. Mickey’s Subs, 4411 N Armenia Ave, Tampa.

  • 03 Oct (Sun) Noon-3pm. Fishhawk Ranch 7th Annual Car Show. The Palmetto Club, 17004 Dorman Rd, Lithia. https://flacarshows.com/events/event/fishhawk-ranch-5th-annual-car-show/?date=October%2003,%202021%2012:00%20pm&calendar=true

  • 04 Oct (Mon) 6pm. Mustang Monday. Ford’s Garage, 26210 US 19 N, Clearwater. 

  • 05 Oct (Tue) 5pm-8pm. (Rain date following Tuesday). Classic Cruise-in. Nick’s Pizzaria & Wings, 1707 James L Redman Pkwy, Plant City.

  • 05 Oct (Tue) 6pm-8pm. Car Show Dinner. Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen, 11004 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa. 

  • 06 Oct (Wed) 7pm-9pm. Wheels & Wings. Whiskey Wings, 7022 22nd Ave N, St Pete.

  • 07 Oct (Thu) 5pm-8pm. (Rain date the following Thursday). Roamin’ Oldies Classic Car Club cruise-in. Mira Bay Winn-Dixie Plaza, US 41 N, Apollo Beach.

  • 08 Oct (Fri) 6pm-8pm. Cruise-in and street festival. 100 State St W, Oldsmar.




  • 09 Oct (Sat) 5pm. Cruz-in and shop party. Roosterz Rod Shop, 12200 34th St N, Clearwater. https://www.facebook.com/RoosterzRodShop/photos/a.240527550629583/572289057453429/?type=3&theater

  • 09 Oct (Sat) 9am-2pm. Angela rented the track so everyone can race. Showtime Dragstrip, 4550 Ulmerton Rd, Clearwater. https://www.facebook.com/events/4436213949732284/ 

  • 09-10 Oct (Sat-Sun) 9am-6pm. 30th Annual Slamfest. Florida State Fairgrounds, 4800 N US Hwy 301, Tampa. https://carcruisefinder.com/florida-car-shows/event/30th-annual-slamfest-car-truck-show-2021/2021-10-10/

  • 09 Oct (Sat) 8am-10am. Waterset Cars & Coffee. The Landing Café, 7012 Sail View Ln, Apollo Bch.

  • 09 Oct (Sat) 7am-10am. “Gathering”. Insty Tune & Lube, 14783 N. Dale Mabry, Tampa.

  • 09 Oct (Sat) 8am-10am. Cars, Coffee and Karting. Cruise-in. Tampa Bay Grand Prix, 3404 Cragmont Dr, Tampa.

  • 09 Oct (Sat) 11am-2pm. Cars & Lunch cruise-in. Tampa Joe’s, 9316 Anderson Rd, Tampa.

  • 10 Oct (Sun) 11am-2pm. The Exotic Brunch. Bullfrog Creek Brewing Company, 3632 Lithia Pinecrest Rd, Valrico.

  • 10 Oct (Sun) 11am-3pm. Angela’s Car Show. Hamburger Mary’s, 28910 US Highway 19 N, Clearwater.

  • 10 Oct (Sun) 11am-2pm. Classics Cruise-in. Shake Station, 4219 US Hwy 301, Ellenton.

  • 10 Oct (Sun) 6pm-9pm. Cars & Pool Cruise-in. The Corner Pocket, 12686 Starkey Rd, Largo.

  • 10 Oct (Sun) 8:00am. Golden Gate Speedway & Sunshine Speedway Reunion with Custom Car Show. 8711 Bliss Rd, Gibsonton. 813/376-9464.

Contact event promoters for current status.

Larry - Batride71@aol.com


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Links for events south of the Manatee River:


           Links to personal videos, magazine articles and interviews


        http://internetradiopros.com/nostalgiccars/?p=archive Then scroll down to podcast #411 dated June 19, 2018



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