New Mexico is home to some of the hottest car and bike shows in the nation. Located in several local cities and towns, these shows are just a short drive away. Bring the family for a day of fun, friends and classic cars, exotic cars, muscle cars and motorcycles on display!

Car shows can be a great way to mingle with other enthusiasts or just to do something you love. Each event offers something different for enthusiasts of all kinds. With many car enthusiasts living in the Estancia and East Mountain areas, there are several car shows within about an hour of the area that families can attend for plenty of great entertainment for all ages. Be sure to mark your calendar for these upcoming shows.

ACCH Cars for Kids Car Show

Come out to benefit the kids at the Albuquerque Christian Children’s Home. There will be live music, vendors, food and drinks, activities and so much more. Admission to this great event is free for all public. Register your vehicle or just stop in for a good time. Happening on May 13 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Montgomery Church of Christ, 7201 Montgomery NE, Albuquerque, NM. Contact 505-514-4573 for more information or to pre-register for the event. More information can also be found at

33rd Museum Car Show

Celebrating everything historic about the city, many classic cars will be on display. Come and look at the museum, the cars, speak with vendors and enthusiasts. Enjoy all that comes with this classic car show. Happening on Sunday, May 21 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Located at the Albuquerque Museum at 2000 Mountain Rd NW, Albuquerque, NM. For more information, you can call Joyce at 505-884-7912 or check out

Mustang Enchantment

If you’re enchanted by everything Mustang, then come out and look at this beauties on display. With many of them older, you can love the classic appeal that each has. Food and drinks are sold at the event. Happening on May 27 and 28 from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Located at Marriott Pyramid North Hotel, 5151 San Francisco Road NE, Albuquerque. For more information contact Eric Shirley at (505) 268-2595 or check out

Rockabilly on the Route

This is one of the biggest bike rally’s in the state and it will be held on June 1-4 at the Tucumcari Convention Center on Route 66. The rally will include live music, classic cars, vintage and exotic bikes and several other events throughout the weekend. For more information you can call 310-801-2727 or check out the Rockabilly on the Route website at this link:

Edgewood’s Father’s Day Car Show

Bring your dad out for a day of free food, drinks, classics and fun! June 18 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Admission is free! If you have your own car to enter in this year’s show, be sure to schedule transport ahead of time to ensure you get it to the show on time. At N.M. 344 and Church Road, Edgewood. For more information, check out or call Tony Jaramillo Jr. at 505-459-2358.

Summer Heat Car, Bike, Truck Show & Concert

Come out for a day filled with classic cars, food, drinks and concerts. Beat the summer heat with this car show on June 24 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. $15 pre-sale tickets and $20 at the door. Located at The Downs of Santa Fe at 27475 W. Frontage Road. Call 505-629-5519 or 505-660-7344 or visit

New Mexico Council of Car Clubs Show Picnic

This show will be held on August 13 at Oak Flat Recreation Area on N.M. 337 in Tijeras. The NMCC picnic will feature not only some great home-cooked food but you can also see some of the coolest New Mexico classic cars in the state. This is a club picnic for all ages and one that will be great for family fun. For more information on the show you can contact Joyce at 505-884-7912.

Santa Rosa Billy the Kid Bike Rally

Hosted by the Pecos River Motorcycle Rally, this rally will feature some of the coolest bikes in New Mexico and the event will have something for all ages. With music by some great performers including Jagg and Point Blank as well as Fat City, you are sure to be entertained all weekend long. The rally will be held Labor Day weekend from Sept. 4-7 and even features a $5,000 Billy the Kid Poker Run that runs up and down Route 66. For more information, you can call 575-472-3763.

Enjoy all that each of these shows offers when you head out on your next car show adventure! Bring the whole family for a day of browsing the classics.

Jason M. has a passion for old cars. His company A-1 Auto Transport allows him to travel and attend shows all over. He enjoys driving his 69 Chevy C10 that he likes to enter into car shows.