• When you click on links to various merchants on this site and make a purchase, this can result in this site earning a commission. Affiliate programs and affiliations include, but are not limited to, the eBay Partner Network.

Some 2012 MOPAR events for this year part 1


Newb with a view
Local time
11:27 AM
May 12, 2011
Reaction score
March 3: Chamblee, Ga.
Mopars at the Galaxy at Galaxy Diner. For more info, visit northgeorgiamoparclub.com.

March 4: Davie, Fla.
24th Annual Florida Mopar Nationals sponsored by University Dodge. Presented by the Florida Mopar Connection at University Dodge, 5455 S. University Dr. Big all-Mopar car show/swap meet (including AMCs). 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more info, call (954) 920-7096 or e-mail [email protected].

March 17: Inverness, Fla.
All-Mopar Car Show hosted by the Citrus Mopars Car Club and Crystal Chrysler Dodge at 2077 Hwy 44. Pre-registration is $15, day of show $20. Registration: 8 to 10 a.m. with awards around 2 p.m. Judged classes, specialty awards, music, food and great cars. For more info, contact Ken McNally at (352) 341-1165 or Mike Bonadonna at (352) 341-1019.

March 24: Charlotte, N.C.
2012 Tilted Kilt Mopar Show hosted by Deep South Mopars at Tilted Kilt, 13230 Carowinds Blvd., 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Entry fee: $10, spectators: FREE, rain date: March 31. Twenty trophys to be awarded! Best of Show, Best Challenger, Best 300, Best Charger, Best Magnum, Best FWD, Best Truck, Best SUV, Best Jeep, Best Viper/Prowler, 1st 2nd and 3rd Classic Mopar, Best MODs, Best Motor, Best Interior, Best Sound System, Best Wheels, Mr Clean and Longest Distance Traveled. Door prizes, 50/50 and music. For more info, visit deepsouthmopars.com or contact Craig at [email protected].

March 31: Kenner, La.
The 11th Annual Mopars on the Lake featuring Herb McCandless, Diane Sox, Tom Hoover, Jeff and Joe Teuton, Ken Moser and Terry Winkler. For more info, visit bigeasymopar.org or contact Paul at (504) 415-5731 or e-mail [email protected].

March 31: Shreveport, La.
21st Annual Mopar Nationals Car Show at First Baptist Church of Shreveport, 543 Ockley Dr. Registration from 8-11 a.m. Vehicle cost is $30 (day of show), prior to March 17, $25. Rain or shine! This is a family event with food, music, playground, goodie bags, door prizes and much more. All Mopar makes, models and years are welcome. For more info, contact Tim Smith at (318) 453-7027 or (318) 742-4145 or visit moparmagic.us.

April 7: Kissimmee, Fla.
Mopars at Old Town, 5770 W. Irlo Bronson Mem. Hwy., 1 to 5 p.m. All model years welcome. Top 20 trophies, dash plaques to first 100, door prizes, 50/50 and the best music mix from DJ Don. Run your car on the Dyno Boss. Sponsorship from Horsepower Sales. $10 pre-registration, $15 day of show. Enjoy restaurants, shops, midway rides, games and live bands. For online registration, visit orlandobowtieclub.com. For registration and vendor information, call Tara (407) 617-4201.

April 13–15: Bowling Green, Ky.
Modern Mopar Forum presents ChallengerFest 3, a car show and drag race event at Beech Bend Raceway. For more info, visit speedysgarage.net.

May 12: Midwest City, Okla.
29th Annual All-American Mopar Meet presented by the Central Oklahoma Mopar Association at Joe Barnes Park. All Mopar car show with vendors, swap meet, raffles, food, T-shirts, awards and music. For more info, call (405) 401-6982, e-mail [email protected] or visit okcmopars.org.

May 17–19: Omaha, Neb.
5th Annual Kansas Mopar Cruise sponsored by Twin Rivers Dodge in Beatrice, Neb. Cruise through Kansas and Nebraska (route available on website) on May 17. Car show in Omaha on the 18th. For more info, call (620) 757-1284, e-mail [email protected] or visit ksmoparcruise.org.

May 18–19: La Vista, Neb.
6th Annual HI-PO Mopar Show at 12110 Port Grace Blvd. Friday Meet-N-Greet at Sonic Drive-In (156th and Q Street) starting at 6 p.m. Saturday show features hand-crafted Mopar trophies, expanded classes, free T-shirt with registration and much more. For more info, call Dan at (402) 593-6080 or visit highimpactperformance.org.

May 19: Marion, N.C..
15th Annual Mopars at McDowell show on the campus of McDowell Technical College at the intersection of I-40 (exit 86) and Hwy 221 South. For more info, contact Randy Hoyle (828) 659-2607, e-mail [email protected].

May 20: Wheaton, Ill.
Mopar Madness Show and Swap presented by Chicagoland Mopar Connection at the DuPage County Fairgrounds (2015 Manchester Rd.). All-Mopar show and swap meet from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. For more info, contact Bruce at (630) 369-1112 or Ron at (630) 553-2203 or visit chicagolandmopar.com.

May 20–23: Chattanooga, Tenn.
42nd Annual Chrysler 300 Club Spring Meet hosted by Terry McTaggart, Gil Cunningham, Mick Kreszock and Tom Cox. For more info, visit chrysler300club.com or contact Tom Cox at (864) 225-8713, [email protected]; Mick Kreszock at (828) 262-0393, [email protected]; or Terry McTaggart at (937) 885-4256, [email protected].

May 25–27: Cecil, Ga.
All Mopar Southern Nationals at S. Georgia Motorsports Park. Presented by S. Georgia Motorsports Park with the assistance of the Brat Pack Mopar Club. Three days of drag racing and two-day Mopar car show and swap meet. Campers welcome. For more info, contact Jerry at (813) 484-6828 or e-mail [email protected].

June 2–3: Farmington, Minn.
28th Annual Midwest Mopars in the Park National Car Show and Swap Meet presented by Midwest Mopars at the Dakota County Fairgrounds, 4008 220th St. W. This year our specialty vehicles will be Dodge Chargers from 1966–2012 and we'll be attempting to set a Guinness World Record for 2008–2012 Dodge Challenger attendance. Show schedule: early registration, Fri. June 1, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.; show hours, Sat. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sun. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. All Mopars and Mopar-powered vehicles are welcome. For more info, call (952) 884-9804, (952) 447-4702 or visit midwestmopars.com.

June 3: Fremont, Calif.
Mopar Alley's 22nd Annual Mopar Rally at Ohlone College, 43600 Mission Blvd. This year Mopar Alley will host the West Coast Wing Car Show. Largest one-day Mopar show in Northern California. Sponsored by Stevens Creek Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram. Rain or Shine. Free Admission. All Mopar clubs are welcome. Thirty-six trophy classes, food, raffles, pre-registered raffle, car club participation award, T-shirts, music, goody bags, swap meet, vendor aisle and car corral. For more info, contact Debi (408) 981-3326, Rich (408) 356-4752 or visit moparalley.org.

June 8–10: Newport News, Va.
17th Annual Li'l Red Express & Warlock Owners Club Truck Show Weekend. Open to all Li'l Red Express, Warlock and 1972–85 Dodge pickup trucks. Give-away prizes, goodie bags, dash plaques and 50/50 drawing. Truck show entry fee: $25. For more info, contact Skip Gibbs at [email protected] or visit lilredexpress.org. For Holiday Inn & Suites registration info, call (757) 596-6417.

June 23: Rancho Cordova, Calif.
Capital City Mopars presents Mopar Day in the Park 19 at Hagan (Cordova) Park — a judged car show, swap meet and car corral. The largest all-Mopar show in Northern California. For more info, visit capitalcitymopars.com or e-mail [email protected].

June 24: Fox Lake, Ill.
Mopars at the Park, presented by the Chicagoland Mopar Connection at Veterans Park, 301 S. Route 59. For more info, call Mopar Mark at (847) 815-2891 or visit chicagolandmopar.com.

July 6–8: Carlisle, Pa.
Carlisle Chrysler Nationals at the Carlisle Fairgrounds. Welcome to a true Mopar-lover's paradise. There's nothing quite like it anywhere in the world with over 2,100 vehicles from all eras of the Chrysler brand: classics, muscle cars, high-performance new models and more. Whether you prefer the A-, B- or E-body style – this show has it all! For more info, visit carsatcarlisle.com.

July 14–15: Belvidere, Ill.
Belvidere Mopar Happening Show & Swap, presented by the Chicagoland Mopar Connection at the Boone County Fairgrounds, Route 76. For more info, call Dean at (847) 878-0204 or visit chicagolandmopar.com.

July 21–22: Vernon, B.C., Canada
2012 Mopars at the Ranch at the Historic O'Keefe Ranch — hosted by Okanagan Mopars Car Club located in the Okanagan Valley. All-Mopar show and shine open to old and new vehicles. Sat. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. All-weekend entry fee is only $10 per Mopar: includes driver and one passenger — extra passengers only $6 per person. Camping is available for $5. "The Blues Brothers" along with the Bluesmobile will be performing during the event. For more info, contact Brad at (250) 542-0393, [email protected]; or Marylin Berglund (250) 542-7868, [email protected].

July 28–29: La Rue, Ohio
The Chrysler Power Classic at Marion County International Raceway, 2303 Richwood-La Rue Rd. Drag race, swap meet and car show for Chrysler, Plymouth, Dodge and related vehicles, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day, spectator admission $15.00, and free parking. For more info, call (614) 268-1181 or visit jeffjohnsonmotorsports.com.

August 3–5: Carlisle, Pa.
Carlisle Truck Nationals at the Carlisle Fairgrounds. Haul in to one of the largest and most action-packed truck events in the world. The Carlisle Truck Nationals is a must-attend event and has been epicenter for all things truck since 1991. Check out the lowered mini trucks, lifted 4x4s, chromed out big rigs and the perfectly restored classics at the event that celebrates the truck hobby. Annually more than 2,000 trucks are part of the judged Showfield. For more info, visit carsatcarlisle.com.

August 6–12: Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Mopar Week, presented by Arrington Performance, to be held in one of the most vacationed and visited cities on the East Coast. Event locations include Hard Rock Cafe, Myrtle Beach Speedway, Darlington Dragway, Hooters, Cooters, Inlet Square Mall and Wheels of Yesteryear. For more info, visit moparsatthebeach.com or Facebook: search Mopars at the Beach.
Part 2

August 11: Centennial, Colo.
Mopars at the Mall located at The Streets at Southglenn, 7001 S. University Blvd. All-Mopar Show, (10th Annual) awards, entertainment by Da Boogieman, T-shirts, trivia and giveaways. For more info, call (303) 629-0167, e-mail [email protected] or visit coloradomopar.org.

August 25: McDonough, Ga.
Hot August Nights at Summit Racing. Open show. For more info, visit northgeorgiamoparclub.com.

August 25–26: Dubuque, Iowa
16th Annual Mopars on the Mississippi, presented by the Chicagoland Mopar Connection at Eagle Window & Door, 2045 Kerper Blvd. Big all-Mopar show and swap meet with a cruise night on Aug. 25. For more info, call Steve at (815) 594-2410, or visit chicagolandmopar.com.

August 25–26: Hamilton, Ohio
The Chrysler Power Classic at Tri State Dragway, 2362 Hamilton-Cleves Rd. (St Rt 128). Drag race, swap meet and car show for Chrysler, Plymouth, Dodge and related vehicles, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day, spectator admission $15.00, and free parking. For more info, call (614) 268-1181 or visit jeffjohnsonmotorsports.com.

September 8: Braselton, Ga.
Mopar Southern Classic at Year One. For more info, visit northgeorgiamoparclub.com.

September 16: Beloit, Wis.
36th Annual Beloit Lions Autorama at Preservation Park located on the beautiful Rock River, 3444 S. Riverside Dr. Car show, parts swap, car corral, and arts and crafts sale, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more info, call Todd Nelson at (608) 290 3628.

September 19–23: Golden, Colo.
Chrysler 300 Club 2012 Fall Meet hosted by Rob and Marnie Kern. For more info, visit chrysler300club.com.

November 17: Columbus, Ohio
Swap meet and car corral for Chrysler, Plymouth, Dodge and related vehicles at the Ohio Expo Center & State Fair, Rhodes Building, 717 E. 17th Ave., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Indoor swap and corral space available starting at $25.00 each, and free spectator admission after 12 noon. For more info, call (614) 268-1181 or visit jeffjohnsonmotorsports.com.

Got a high-performance event you want us to list — free?

Mail all information about your event and a named contact with phone number(s) at least six months in advance to: Mopar Magazine Happenings, P.O. Box 2117, Farmington Hills, MI 48333-2117, or send us a fax notice at (248) 553-2138. You may also send an e-mail request to with “Happenings Listing Request” in the Subject line. All dates, events and contact information are provided by the organizers listed and are subject to change at any time without notice.
I only saw only the Fremont & Rancho Cordova events for Calif., There's another Mopar specialty event, at Sacramento Raceway, includes Drag racing, car show & swap meet, "Mopar Madness #19" I'm not sure of the dates yet though....
Must be an East Coast thread.

MATS. Mopars at the Strip. Las Vegas. April 13-15, 2012

Spring Fling. Van Nuys. April 21-22.

Drag racing. Hollywood Hills. Vegas. Los Angeles. What else is there? I'll be at both. No trailers. Driving. Willow Springs on the 18th. In between, triple digits in the desert protected by Valentine 1. Palm Springs in between.

Beats Carlisle heat, rain, and billie-goat hills. :3gears: I'm just sayin.
Must be an East Coast thread.

MATS. Mopars at the Strip. Las Vegas. April 13-15, 2012

Spring Fling. Van Nuys. April 21-22.

Mopars at Thunder Mt
Bandimere Speedway
Morrison CO,
June 3rd

Mopar Nationals
National Trail Raceway
Columbus OH.
Austust 10-12

Monster Mopar
Gateway Speedway
St. Louis MO.
June 8-10

Monster Mopar
Lucas Raceway
Indianapolis IN
Sept 21-23

All above shows have Drag racing, show and swap except the Spring Fling does not have on site drag racing but has some awesome road racing on Friday.
Auto Transport Service