Car Show

Held annually on the 1st Sunday of May!


Join us on Sunday, May 1, 2022 for our 8th Annual Car Show! 

(We’re not counting 2020 when everything was cancelled)
3-D Sound will be our Master of Ceremonies for the day and we’re once again partnering with the Sauk Valley Shifters who will be hosting their Spring Swap Meet that weekend. 
Advance registration is now open. Advance registration is $12. Day of Event will be $15. Dash plates will be given to the first 100 entries. All makes & models are welcome. Awards will be given to the Top 40, along with our Mayor’s Choice and Best of Show.
As always, Spectator Admission is FREE.
May 1st Timeline of Activities:
  • 8:00 AM – Noon – Onsite Registration
  • Noon – Judging Begins
  • 2:00 PM – 50/50 Drawing
  • 2:15 PM – Awards Presented
  • 3:00 PM – Show close
Click HERE to Register Online NOW
Or Click HERE to download, print and mail in your registration


Thank You to our 2022 Sponsors!


Candlelight Group:  Candlelight Inn, Palmyra Pub & Eatery, Brink’s, McCormick Event Center, Brandywine Banquet & Event Center, Corner Tap & Barnicopia

Lundstrom Florist

Martin & Company

Midland States Bank


Showplace Antiques & Treasures

And a Special Thank you to Bradford Supply Company for use of their Parking Lot 


Our show is held in the municipal & private parking lots located near the intersection of 2nd Avenue and East 2nd Street in Downtown Sterling.  Please see map below of directions.  Please enter from the North on 2nd Avenue or from the East on 2nd Street, there is no access directly from 1st Avenue.