Virginia Hot Rod & Custom Car Show Returns to the Hampton Roads Convention Center This Saturday and Sunday!

t’s going to be a spectacular showcase of car culture and Americana when you step into the 2018 VIRGINIA HOT ROD & CUSTOM CAR SHOW, THIS Saturday and Sunday, January 6-7, at the Hampton Roads Convention Center.

You’ll be blown away by the lineup of vintage cars, custom rides, over-the-top racecars, and so many other four-wheel creations by the nation’s best custom hot rod builders!

The display is made up of the area’s most premiere Classics, Customs, Hot Rods, Vintage, Restored Classics, Pro Street Cars, Modern & Vintage Race Cars, Muscle Cars, Trucks, and Motorcycles.  

Entertainment for the weekend is as follows:

– Come meet DAN SHORT, star of the FANTOMWORKS show on VELOCITY CHANNEL, on Saturday from 11 am – 1 pm. He will be doing meet-and-greets in the Hall’s Automotive booth. Come talk cars with Dan and get a selfie! Sponsored by Hall’s Auto Glass.

– THE MEMORIES band will be playing both days, rocking the classic hits of the 1950s, 60s, and 70s. DJ ROCKIN’ ROD will be spinning tunes!

– Can’t miss the PIN-UP GIRL CONTEST on Saturday! You can enter on-site in your best pin-up girl attire. Free to enter! Cash prize! Registration at the stage is 2:30 p.m., and the contest runs from 3-4 p.m. Sponsored by Bay City Classics.

– In the KIDS ZONE, your little ones can design their own Hot Rod! 

Grab your friends and family and enjoy an amazing showcase of the hot rod culture. CUSTOM BUILDERS, manufacturers, and regional and national car clubs will be on hand. VENDORS will be showcasing products and services.

The 5th annual Virginia Hot Rod & Custom Car Show is made possible by the support of Virginia’s enthusiastic car clubs. Don’t miss the region’s premier indoor custom automotive event! Space is limited, you must pre-register to attend.


Saturday 10 am – 8 pm, Sunday 10 am – 6 pm


$12 General admission
$10 senior citizens and military
$8 kids 8-12 age
Free to kids ages 7 & under


Friday – Set Up Day
– 9am – 8pm: Vendor Load-In and Car Packet Pick-up
Packet Pick-up on location at Hampton Convention Center, Hampton Virginia

– 10am – 8pm: Show is OPEN to the PUBLIC

-10am – 6pm: Show is OPEN to the PUBLIC
– You must pre-register to attend this event – space is limited
– 5:15 pm: VA Car Show Awards Ceremony


Limited space still available for cars! To register your ride, go to, or register on-site Friday at the Hampton Roads Convention Center.


For more info, e-mail, or call (443) 366-5944.