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Erie, PA Car Shows

    North East National Rib Fest

    • The North East National Rib Festival each August celebrates the local delicacy of ribs with a custom car show, motorcycles, vendors, crafts, live bands and a petting zoo in the Gravel Pit Park, North East. The event is sponsored by the Fuller Hose Volunteer Fire Department, on the outskirts of Erie. Admission is $3, and children 12 and younger get in free, as of summer 2010. A donated can of food knocks $1 off admission. The car show takes place the Saturday afternoon of the weekend event, followed by the Jim Archer Memorial Bike Show on Sunday.

      North East National Rib Fest

      North East Chamber of Commerce

      17 E. Main St.

      North East, PA 16428


    Dan Rice Days

    • The August event celebrates Erie's own Dan Rice, a famous circus performer from the 1800s, with a classic car show, parade, an antique show, crafts, live music and a Civil War re-enactment. The 20-year-old event, as of 2010, stretches over the course of a weekend, from Thursday night to Saturday, in Girard, on the outskirts of Erie. It kicks off with a Clown Contest on opening night, with festival foods and artisan booths lining the streets. Dan Rice was a comedian, clown, animal trainer, singer, dancer and speaker. The classic car show includes a downtown cruise-in.

      Dan Rice Days Committee

      Girard Borough Office

      34 Main St. W.

      Girard, PA 16417-1612


    Brookdale Family Campground Car Show Weekend

    • Brookdale Family Campground in Meadville, 45 minutes south of Erie, holds a Car Show Weekend each May. The one-day event has free entry and is open to classic autos, imports, street rods, hot rods and trucks. The cars will be judged, with a first- and second-place trophy for each "best in class." The four categories are classic, from 1920 through the 1970s, street or hotrod, sport compact and truck. There will also be a price for best engine bay and best audio system. Reserve a place online, or call ahead to reserve a spot.

      Car Show Weekend

      Brookdale Family Campground Car Show

      25164 State Hwy. 27

      Meadville, PA 16335


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