Car enthusiasts flock to Oyster Bay for Cruise Night on Tuesdays...

Car enthusiasts flock to Oyster Bay for Cruise Night on Tuesdays during the summer months. Credit: Newsday/David Trotman-Wilkins

Classic, vintage and collectible cars are on display at weekly cruise nights and special event shows happening now through fall on Long Island. Travel back in time during the 2024 outdoor car show season.

CRUISE NIGHTS

BELLMORE FRIDAY NIGHTS CAR SHOW

Bellmore LIRR station, Sunrise Highway and Bedford Avenue, 516-679-1875, bellmorechamber.com. Open to all makes and models. Co-sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce of the Bellmores and the Town of Hempstead. Fee Free for spectators, $5 for cars Date 5-10 p.m. Fridays through Oct. 25, info@bellmorechamber.com.

CRUISIN’ THURSDAYS

 The Milleridge Inn, 585 N. Broadway, Jericho, 516-931-2201, milleridgeinn.com. Custom car cruise in. Fee Free. $10 car registration gets you a $10 gift card to be used at the Milleridge Inn. Date 3-8 p.m. Thursdays through Oct. 31.

OYSTER BAY CRUISE NIGHTS

Audrey Avenue, Oyster Bay, 516-259-1842, visitoysterbay.com. All cars, motorcycles and trucks welcome, giveaways and family-friendly fun zone with activities. Fee $5 per show car. Date 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays May 28 through Sept. 10, weather permitting.

CAR SHOWS

MAY

LONG ISLAND CARS “SUPER SWAP SUNDAY”

Long Island Community Hospital Amphitheater at Bald Hill, 1 Ski Run Lane, Farmingville, 631-567-5898, longislandcars.com. Street rods, classics, muscle cars, antiques, imports and cars of the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s on display. Judged car show, trophies awarded in 50 classes. Parts and accessories for sale, along with cars for sale, fair food and entertainment. Fee $10 ages 12 and older; $25 judging fee for registered cars. Date 8 a.m.-4 p.m. May 26. Judged show cars and vendors register at the gate from 7-10 a.m.

BUICK AND OPEL CAR SHOW

Wantagh LIRR parking lot, Park Avenue, Wantagh, 516-606-4620, libuickclub.org. “Driver Choice” judged car show that's open to Buick and Opel models only. Fee Free for spectators, $20 car registration. Date 8 a.m.-2 p.m. May 26; rain date: June 1. 

JUNE

ELKS LODGE CAR SHOW

901 Lakeville Rd., New Hyde Park, the Long Island Corvette Owners Association, 516-639-3666, licoa.org. All cars welcome, judged show, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. June 1; rain date: June 8.

LONG ISLAND CARS “SUPER SWAP SUNDAY”

Flowerfield Fairgrounds, Route 25A, St. James 631-567-5898, longislandcars.com. Street rods, classics, muscle cars, antiques, imports and cars of the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s on display. Judged car show, trophies awarded in 50 classes. Parts and accessories for sale, along with cars for sale, fair food and entertainment. Fee $10 ages 12 and older; $25 judging fee for registered cars. Date 8 a.m.-4 p.m. June 2, rain date: June 11. Judged show cars and vendors register at the gate from 7-10 a.m.

CAR SHOW IN BABYLON

Babylon Town Pool, Fire Island Avenue, Babylon, The Cadillac Guys, 516-639-1771. Cadillacs on display along with other makes and models to benefit local animal rescue shelters. Fee Free for spectators, $20 car registration. Date 9 a.m.-2 p.m. June 9.

CAR SHOW IN BAITING HOLLOW

Baiting Hollow Community Church, Sound Avenue, Baiting Hollow, 631-831-3547, limooseclassiccarclub.com. Entertainment, refreshments available, benefits St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Fee $5 spectators; $20 car registration day of show. Date 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 23; rain date: June 30.

ANTIQUE AND COLLECTIBLE AUTO SHOW

Old Westbury Gardens, 71 Old Westbury Rd., Old Westbury, 516-488-4962, day of show hotline: 516-353-7870, oldwestburygardens.org. The Greater New York Region Antique Automobile Club of America’s annual show, hundreds of cars from various eras. Fee Garden admission includes entry into car show for spectators: $15, $8 ages 7-17, must purchase tickets on website in advance; $20 in advance show cars, $25 day of, both include garden admission. Date 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 2; rain date: June 9.

FORD MUSTANG CAR SHOW

4869 Nesconset Hwy., Port Jefferson Station, 631-371-1432, mscli.com. Hosted by the Mustang and Shelby Club of Long Island. Open to all Mustangs, judged show. Fee $25 show cars entry fee, free admission to spectators. Date 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 9, rain or shine.

POLICE SURGEONS BENEVOLENT ASSOCIATION CAR SHOW

St. Anthony’s High School, 275 Wolf Hill Rd., Huntington, 631-368-8617. Open to all show-quality cars. Fee $5 spectators; $15 show cars in advance, $20 day of. Date 9 a.m.-2 p.m. June 30.

CAR SHOW IN HICKSVILLE

Automat Custom & Restoration, 69 Hazel St., Hicksville, 516-938-7373. Customs, classics, antiques, exotics, sports, luxury cars and trucks, no preregistration needed. Fee Free for spectators and show cars. Date 8 a.m.-2 p.m. June 15; rain dates: June 22 and June 29.

FATHER’S DAY CAR SHOW SWAP MEET 

Merrick LIRR station, Hewlett and Merrick avenues, Merrick, 516-937-7800. Nonjudged car show; rides, food and vendors. Fee Free, donations accepted to the Nassau County Correction Officers Benevolent Association Widows and Children's Fund. Car entry: $15 advance, $20 day of. Date 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 16.

LONG ISLAND CARS “SUPER SWAP SUNDAY” CAR SHOW AND SWAP MEET

Long Island Community Hospital Amphitheater at Bald Hill, 1 Ski Run Lane, Farmingville, 631-567-5898, longislandcars.com. Street rods, classics, muscle cars, antiques, imports and cars of the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s on display. Judged car show, trophies awarded in 50 classes. Parts and accessories for sale, along with cars for sale, fair food and entertainment. Fee $10 ages 12 and older; $25 judging fee for registered cars. Date 8 a.m.-4 p.m. June 23. Judged show cars and vendors register at the gate from 7-10 a.m.

GOLD COAST CRUISERS WATERFRONT CAR SHOW

Morgan Park, Germaine Street and Landing Road, Glen Cove, goldcoastcruisers.org. Open to all show-quality cars, trucks, classics, street rods, muscle cars and antiques. All vehicles must be on the show grounds by noon. Show also features entertainment, raffles and more. Fee $25 show cars. Date 8 a.m.-4 p.m. June 23.

TRUCK FEST

The Maples, 10 Ryerson Ave., Manorville, 631-339-3065, athsli.org. People’s Choice awards spotlight antique and modern trucks, raffles, 50/50, DJ music, all-you-can-eat barbecue ($20), hosted by the American Truck Historical Society, Long Island chapter. Fee $5 for spectators; $10 truck registration. Date 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 23; rain date: Sept. 8.

CAR SHOW IN PORT JEFFERSON

Greek Orthodox Church of the Assumption, 430 Sheep Pasture Rd., Port Jefferson, 516-885-7445, ahepa319.org. Judged car show open to all cars, trucks and motorcycles, music, food vendors, raffles and giveaways, cash prizes for winning cars in first, second and third place. Fee Free for spectators, $20 show car, truck or motorcycle registration in advance and or day of, AHEPA Service Dogs for Warriors and local charities. Date 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 29.

CAR SHOW IN BELLPORT

Bellport Fire Department, Occumbomock Engine Company, 161 S. Country Rd., Bellport, 917-697-4634. In partnership with MVP Automotive and Still Cruisin' L.I. Car Club. All makes and models, awards given to decade, truck class and “Best in Show.” Food trucks, music and 50/50 raffle. Fee $15 advance show cars, $20 day of. Date 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. June 30.

JULY

LONG ISLAND ANTIQUE POWER ASSOCIATION SUMMER TRACTOR AND ENGINE SHOW AND PULL

The Long Island Antique Power Association, 5951 Sound Ave., Riverhead, 631-727-7943, liapa.com. Garden and large tractor pulls, truck and engine exhibits and kids corner, train ride, blacksmith shop, antique sawmill and craft and food vendors. Fee $10 ages 12 and older. Date 9 a.m.-5 p.m. July 13-14.

LONG ISLAND THUNDERBIRD CLUB

American Airpower Museum, Republic Airport, 1230 New Highway, Farmingdale, 631-724-3756, longislandthunderbirds.godaddysites.com. More than 15 cars on display. Fee $15; $10 ages 5-12. Date 10:30-3 p.m. July 13; rain date: July 20.

ANTIQUE AND CLASSIC CAR SHOW

Sagtikos Manor’s great lawn, 677 W. Montauk Hwy., Bay Shore, 631-682-9114, sagtikosmanor.org. People’s Choice Award for cars 1950 and older, food vendor and music. Fee $5, $3 ages 5-15, $15 car registration. Date 10 a.m.-3 p.m. July 21; rain date: July 28.

JUDGED CAR SHOW IN BETHPAGE

Bethpage Federal Credit Union, 899 S. Oyster Bay Rd., Bethpage, 516-297-6908, longislandvettes.org. More than 150 cars on display including vintage, collectible and custom cars and trucks. Benefits Last Hope Animal Rescue. Fee Free for spectators, car registration is $30 day of show, $20 in advance, car registration begins at 7 a.m. Date 9 a.m.-4 p.m. July 21; rain date: July 28.

AUGUST

LONG ISLAND CARS SUPER SWAP SUNDAY CAR SHOW AND SWAP MEET

Flowerfield Fairgrounds, Route 25A, St. James, 631-567-5898, longislandcars.com. Street rods, classics, muscle cars, antiques, exotics, imports and collectible cars on display. Vendors selling parts and accessories, plus a variety of cars for sale by owners. Fee $10 ages 12 and older; $25 show car judging fee. Date 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 18; rain date: Aug. 25. Judged show cars and vendors register at the gate from 7-10 a.m.

PONTIAC CAR SHOW

Garage Eatery, 170 Bridge Rd., Islandia, 917-208-7864, gtoclubli.com. Pontiac models only including GTO celebrated on its 60th anniversary, food vendors, DJ. Fee Free for spectators, $20 show registration. Date 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 25.

SEPTEMBER

ALL FORD CHARITY SHOW

Newins Ford, 219 W. Main St., Bay Shore, carshowforcsf.com. Featuring cars from several Mustang, Shelby, Thunderbird clubs, judged show. Trophies, T-shirts, raffle prizes, live music, Fee Free for spectators, $25 car registration. Date 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 7.

CAR SHOW IN CUTCHOGUE

Main Road, Cutchogue, 631-831-3547, limooseclassiccarclub.com. Car show with the Cutchogue Historical Society. Fee $5 spectators; $20 day of car registration. Date 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 14; rain date: Sept. 15.

LONG ISLAND CARS “SUPER SWAP SUNDAY” CAR SHOW AND SWAP MEET

Long Island Community Hospital Amphitheater at Bald Hill, 631-567-5898, longislandcars.com. Street rods, classics, muscle cars, antiques, imports and cars of the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s on display. Judged car show, trophies awarded in 50 classes. Parts and accessories for sale, food and entertainment. Fee $10 ages 12 and older; $25 judging fee for registered cars. Date 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 8. Judged show cars and vendors register at the gate from 7-10 a.m.

STUDEBAKER AND ORPHAN CAR SHOW

Centerport Beach, 236 Little Neck Rd., Centerport, 631-834-6785, longisland-sdc.com. Presented by the Studebaker Driver's Club, Long Island chapter. Fee $25 for show cars and free for spectators. Date 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 15.

CLASSIC CAR SHOW IN COVE NECK

Sagamore Hill National Historic Site, Cove Neck, 917-428-4499, nps.gov/sahi. Hosted by Long Island Sound Classic Car Club, open to pre-1949 cars. Fee $20 show cars, free for spectators. Date 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 8; rain date: Sept. 15.

COPIAGUE KIWANIS ANNUAL CAR SHOW

Tanner Park, Kerrigan Road, off Montauk Highway, Copiague, 516-647-2754, townofbabylon.com. Live music, judged car show, refreshments. Fee $6 spectators; $20 show cars registration in advance, $25 day of. Date 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 8; rain date: Sept. 22.

VOLKSWAGEN CAR SHOW

Riverhead Bay Motors, 1521 Old Country Rd., Riverhead, 516-761-8950, livc.net. All VW judged show open to all air and water-cooled Volkswagens, food vendor, swap meet, DJ. Fee Free for spectators, $25 car registration, register in advance on the website and you get a club T-shirt. Date 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 15.

LONG ISLAND FALL CLASSIC CAR SHOW

Tobay Beach, Ocean Parkway, Massapequa. Car show, live music by That 70's Band, food drive in cooperation with Island Harvest, 516-797-4121, carshowli.com. Fee Free for spectators; $15 early-bird car preregistration, $25 day of show. Date 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 22; rain date: Sept. 29.

SEASIDE CLASSIC CAR SHOW

Town Park Point Lookout, 1300 Lido Blvd., Point Lookout, 516-812-3303, hempsteadny.gov. Registration 10 a.m.-noon, show runs noon-4 p.m. Fee Free for spectators; Date Noon-4 p.m. Sept. 29; rain date: Oct. 6.

OCTOBER

LONG ISLAND CARS CUSTOM AND COLLECTIBLE CAR SHOW AND SWAP MEET

North Hempstead Beach Park, West Shore Road, Port Washington, 631-567-5898, longislandcars.com. Street rods, classics, muscle cars, antiques, exotics, imports and collectibles. Vendors selling parts and accessories, plus cars for sale by owners. Fee $10 ages 12 and older; $25 show car judging fee. Date 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 6. Judged show cars and vendors register at the gate from 7-10 a.m.

THUNDERBIRD AND FORD CAR SHOW

Key Food Shopping Center, 58 Indian Head Rd., Kings Park, 631-724-3756, clubs.hemmings.com/longislandthunderbirds. Thunderbird and all-Ford car show for Building Homes for Heroes; judging, awards. Fee Free for spectators, donations accepted; $20 show cars in advance, $25 day of. Date 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 6; rain date: Oct. 13.

JAGUAR CAR SHOW

Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium, 180 Little Neck Rd., Centerport, 631-854-5579, vanderbiltmuseum.org. Fee $10, $7 ages 12 and younger includes museum and car show admission. Date Noon-4 p.m. Oct. 6; rain date: Oct. 13.

RIVERHEAD MUSTANG & FORD ROUNDUP

Location to be determined, 631-371-1432, mscli.com. Hosted by the Mustang and Shelby Club of Long Island and sponsored by Riverhead Ford. Open to all Mustangs and Ford-powered makes and models, trophies awarded, first 100 registered cars receive a free T-shirt and goody bag. Fee $20 show cars, free for spectators. Date 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 16; rain date: Oct. 23.

LONG ISLAND CARS “SUPER SWAP SUNDAY” CAR SHOW AND SWAP MEET

Flowerfield Fairgrounds, Route 25A, St. James 631-567-5898, longislandcars.com. Street rods, classics, muscle cars, antiques, imports and cars of the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s on display. Judged car show, trophies awarded in 50 classes. Parts and accessories for sale, along with cars for sale, fair food and entertainment. Fee $10 ages 12 and younger; $25 judging fee for registered cars. Date 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 20; rain date: Oct. 27. Judged show cars and vendors register at the gate from 7-10 a.m.

PORSCHE CAR SHOW

Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium, 180 Little Neck Rd., Centerport, 631-854-5579, vanderbiltmuseum.org. Fee $10, $7 ages 12 and younger includes museum and car show admission. Date Noon-4 p.m. Oct. 20; rain date: Oct. 27.

FALL CAR SHOW AND SWAP MEET

Old Westbury Gardens, 71 Old Westbury Rd., Old Westbury, 718-847-3507, oldwestburygardens.org. The Greater New York Region Antique Automobile Club of America’s annual show features antique, vintage, special interest, muscle cars, hot rods, truck and motorcycles. Fee Garden admission includes entry into car show for spectators: $15, $8 ages 7-17, must purchase tickets on website in advance; $20 in advance show cars, $25 day of includes garden admission. Date 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 27; rain date: Nov. 3.

NOVEMBER

LONG ISLAND CARS “BEST CARS ON LONG ISLAND”

Catholic Health Amphitheater at Bald Hill, Farmingville; 631-567-5898, longislandcars.com. Street rods, classics, muscle cars, antiques, imports and cars of the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s will be on display. Hundreds of vendors will be available selling all kinds of parts and accessories necessary for the auto collector, plus a wide variety of cars will be for sale by owner. Show cars are judged with trophies awarded in over 50 classes. Live entertainment and fair food. Fee $10 ages 12 and older; $25 show car judging fee, register at the gate 7-10 a.m. Date 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 3; rain date: Nov. 10. 

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