Looking for events that feature cool looking vintage cars, sports cars, hotrods or motorcycles? Then these Maryland car and bike shows are the one's to check out this fall.

Since car aficionados and vintage car collectors come from all over the world to visit and show off their pristine and rare machines even placed on two or four wheels, here are some interesting car and bike shows to check out in Maryland. Plus, some of these events allow one's own car to be entered for prizes. There are many machines of metal for everyone to see, even from under the hood.

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3rd Annual Car & Motorcycle Show | September 30 (rain date October 1) at Gamber Fire Hall

While this show benefits "Oil Heat Cares and Maryland Cares Programs," there is plenty to win at this show. Registration is from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the gate. $20 to enter a car or motorcycle. Here are some fun things included:
  • Dash Plaques for First 75 Entries and goodie bags
  • Top 25 Awards
  • Best of Show
  • Sponsors Choice
  • Kids Choice
  • Top 3 Motorcycles
  • Food
  • DJ
  • 50/50 Contest
Email Ralph Adams at ralphadmas@parkerfuel.com for more information.

Free State Corvette Club. Corvette Weekend | October 13-14 at 10100 Coastal Highway, Ocean City

According to the Free State Corvette Club website, pre-registration for entering your Corvette in the Free State Corvette Club, Corvette Weekend is closed. However, late registration is available at the Clarion [Hotel] on Friday October 13 from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. Here are the list of onsite registration for the following events:
  • Fun Shows (Single, Celebrity and Spina Bifida Judged). Shows are limited to the first 300 paid Corvettes
  • Rallye (Poker High, Scrabble, Poker Low and Gimmick). Rallyes are limited to the first 150 paid Corvettes
  • Boardwalk parade (no limit)
You can also enter drawings for cash and other great prizes, and take part in a silent auction and other awesome giveaways! Visit their site for more information.

Oyster Stroll Car & Motorcycle Show | October 14 at Buckingham Auto Repair, Inc.

This show speaks for itself. Come enjoy oysters from East Coast Farms and live local bands from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, please visit their site.   [gallery columns="2" size="medium" ids="4344,4345"]

1st Annual Port Tobacco Marina Car Show | October 15 (rain date October 22) at 7610 Shirley Blvd., Port Tobacco

There will be music, raffles, food and drinks, and awards at the Waterfront Port Tobacco Restaurant. The event starts at 10 a.m. and ends at 3 p.m. Car registration fees are $20. The first 200 car entrants receive a dash plate. For more information, please visit their site.

Jerry's Auto Group Fall Car Show | October 29 (rain date November 12) at 1940 East Joppa Road, Baltimore

Jerry's Auto Group Fall Car Show featuring Corvettes, street rods, customs, trucks, muscle cars, imports, rat rods, and vintage. Hours for this car show are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. $20 entry fee. (All proceeds go to MDA of Maryland). There are 23 classes and an additional 27 award categories including Best in Show & People's Choice, Corvettes, Trucks, Muscle Cars, Scions, and everything from Vintage Originals to Modern Performance. Check out their site for more information! Are motorcycle shows cooler than car shows or is a combined event of bike and car the best? What are your favorite? Let us know in the comments below.

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