Down East Cruisers of Washington County, Maine


Saturday, May 28  Bangor VFW Car Show:  Coleland Transportation Museum @ 405 Perry Road in BANGOR. 9AM FMI: 207-990-3600;

Saturday & Sunday, June 4 & 5  History Comes Alive at Owls Head:  Owls Head Transportation Museum. 117 Museum Street. In OWLS HEAD just south of Rockland. 9AM-3PM.  Kick off the new season! Pre-1996  vehicles. Scores of vehicle demonstrations!  $18 museum (and show) admission; under 18 and retired or active military are FREE. FMI: 207-594-4418;;

Saturday, June 18 Jimmy Jordan Memorial Car Show:  Winterport Dragway in WINTERPORT. Rain date: July 16 for car show & swap meet.  Drag Race & Swap Meet & Camp Out FMI: Bob Reynolds @ 207-223-5592;

Saturday & Sunday, June 18 & 19  All-American Auto Festival:  Owls Head Transportation Museum. 117 Museum Street. In OWLS HEAD  just south of Rockland. 9AM-3PM.  Celebrate Father’s Day w a show case of automotive history, antique aeronautical show, kids activities, Model-T rides, other antiques. Pre-1996 vehicles and all organized automobile clubs welcomed to exhibit with one guest free.  $18 museum (and show) admission; under 18 and retired or active military are FREE.  FMI: 207-594-4418;;

Sunday, June 26  Union Fairgrounds 1st Car Show:  Union Fairgrounds (offs Routes 17 or 235 on Common Road) in UNION.  Reg 8-10AM w $10 fee; gates open 10AM $5 admission & kids under 12 FREE. Voting ends 1:30PM; winners @ 2:30PM.  FMI: Shirley @ 207-542-7469 or Henry @ 207-691-5658

Sunday, June 26 6th Annual Moosabec Summerfest Car Show:  T.A. King & Son, 244 Main Street in JONESPORT. 10AM-1PM. Rain or shine.  Registration 8am-10am; $10 entry fee; trophies and prizes; food & drink available.  FMI: Mary Look @ 207-598-6240;

Saturday, July 2  Searsport Fire Department Craft Sale & Car Show:  Fire Department in SEARSPORT. 9AM-2PM. Rain or shine.  Reg. @ 9AM-noon. Trophies in several classes. Fundraiser for fire department.  FMI: James Morton @ 207-242-5128;

Wed thru Sunday, July 6 to 10  Atlantic Nationals Moncton, NB: Contact Terry Malley 506-859-8591, 506-382-8714,

Saturday, July 9 Sedgwick Fire Dept 15th Annual Car Show:  Blue Hill Fairgrounds, Route 172, in BLUE HILL; 9AM-3PM. Rain or shine.  Registration starts @ 8AM. Trophies & Prizes in 17 categories. FMI: Dick Doane @ 207-326-9140;;

Saturday & Sunday, July 9 & 10  National Street Rod Association Member Appreciation Days at Owls Head:  Owls Head Transportation Museum in OWLS HEAD 10AM-1PM.  In association with the “Rod, Custom and Muscle Car Cruise-In” at Owls Head. Free to those bringing their Street Rod or Custom. FMI: Ducky Duckworth @ 207-457-1093;; Frank Barron @ 207-784-2510;

Saturday July 16  2016 Addison Days, Water Street, Addison.   9 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.  For more information: 207-497-2022;  A full day and evening of activities, including a parade, food and product vendors, children’s activities, auction, car show, beano, dance and fireworks.

Saturday & Sunday,  July 16 & 17  69th Maine Potato Blossom Festival/Car Parade (SAT) & Show (SUN):  Festivites in FORT FAIRFIELD Sat 11AM for parade. Any/all vehicles. Parade # 2 1PM. Antique tractor pulls at 3PM. Sunday car show 10AM-2PM w/ trophies at Riverside Park.  FMI: Tami @ 207-551-8166;

Saturday, July 23  Bucksport Bay Festival’s Annual Car/Vintage Vehicle Show:  Crosby’s Drive-In @ 30 Duck Cove Road in BUCKSPORT. Reg. @ 9AM; 2:30 awards.  FMI: Mike Valenoti @ 207-469-3640 or

Saturday, July 23  4th Annual Houlton International Wings & Wheels Fly-in/Cruise-in:  At Houlton International Airport in HOULTON. Rain date: July 24.  All vehicles and planes welcomed. Food, vendors, entertainment. Breakfast at 7AM.  FMI: Jane Torres (at CofC) 207-532-4216 or 207-694-3414;;

Friday & Saturday, July 29 & 30  Rods, Rides & Relics Exhibit & Show:  Northern Maine Fair Forum Building at 84 Mechanic Street in PRESQUE ISLE.  Maine’s largest indoor car show!  FMI: Rick Guerrette @ 207-764-5177;

Saturday, July 30  Patriots Car Show, American Legion Post Post #8:  Behind 44 North, Milbridge Ctr 10 AM; 2PM Entry by donation only.  FMI: Call Dan @ 207-485-7705

Saturday, August 6  Maine Veterans’ Home Bangor 3rd Annual Alzheimers Car Show:  Maine Veterans’ Home @ 44 Hogan Road in BANGOR. 10AM-2PM (reg. @ 9AM)  $5 per car entry. Proceeds to The Walk to End Alzheimers.  FMI: David Roy @ 207-942-2333

Saturday & Sunday, August 6 & 7  Wings & Wheels Spectacular at Owls Head:  Owls Head Transportation Museum. 117 Museum Street. In OWLS HEAD just south of Rockland. 9AM-3PM. Rain or shine.  Exhibitors and one guest free with pre-1996 vehicle.  $18 museum (and show) admission; under 18 and retired or active military are FREE.  FMI: 207-594-4418;;

Saturday, August 13 East Orrington Congregational Church 6th Annual Charity Car & Bike Show:  38 Johnson Mill Road in ORRINGTON. 9AM-2PM.  FREE t-shirts to first 50 entrants.  FMI: George Smith @ 207-745-4864;;

Sunday, August 14  Downeast Cruisers and the City of Calais Car and Bike Show:  Walmart Parking Lot, South Street, CALAIS; 9AM-2PM. Rain or shine.  $200 in door prizes and 45 trophies will be given away. $5 fee, DJ & music, food vendors, 50/50 tickets.  FMI: Pam Oakes @ 207-427-6061;

Sunday, August 14  Old Iron Car Show:  188 King St., Kent’s Parking Lot, St Stephen, NB 11:00-3:00 Atlantic time. Registration fee $5.00. Contact Barb 506-459-0539 or Carol  Friday-Sunday, August 26-28  17th Annual North Country Cruisers Cruise/Car Show. Littleton Agricultural Museum in LITTLETON.  Friday: Bonfire at Raymond Carmichael’s residence. @ 6PM. Saturday

Saturday, August 20 Hogan Tire Houlton 2016:  Car show on Houlton Fair grounds 9am-2pm.  Big Foot Show Following Awards.  FMI 207-532-2211

Sunday, August 28, North Country Cruisers Car Show:  Car Show registration begins at 8AM Awards at 2PM. Food, DJ, trophies.  Camping available in the area.  FMI: Bill Larson @ 207-694-1946;

Saturday, September 10  Bangor Car Show: 8th Annual “Wheels on the Waterfront”:  Front Street on the waterfront in BANGOR. 8AM-2PM. Rain or shine.  Dozens of classes; discount registration fee by August 31.  FMI: Hannah Young @ 207-947-5205; or

Saturday, September 17  Blueberry Festival Cruise-In:  Three Rivers Kiwanis Building at 24 Gerrish Road in MILO. 8AM-2PM.  Blueberry pancake breakfast. Cruise-in car show, crafters, hot dog lunch.  FMI: Nancy Harrigan @ 207-943-7377

Saturday, September 24  33rd Annual Ellsworth Chamber of Commerce Autumn Gold Car Show: Ellsworth Home Depot on Myrick Street in ELLSWORTH. 8AM-1PM.  Reg. 8AM. Class trophies, participation ribbons, car cruise through town, entertainment, food (a part of the larger Autumn Gold Weekend.)  FMI: 207-667-5584;;

Saturday, October 1  Searsport “Fling into Fall” Classic Car Show:  Mosman Park (downtown waterfront) in SEARSPORT. Parade line-up at 10:30AM; Car show 11:30AM-2:30PM. Entertainment, food vendors, prizes, trophies, 50/50.  Also 3rd Tonka Truck Restoration Challenge for 10 and under or 11 and older w/ trophies, prizes and free t-shirts!  FMI: James Morton @ 207-242-5128; Joe Plummer @ 207-542-1562;;

Saturday, October 8 Winterport Fall Car Show and Swap Meet:  Winterport Dragway, Registration 8am -12, Judging 9am-12, Awards 2PM.  FMI: Bob Reynolds @ 207-223-5592;