What better way to walk off all of the turkey than to visit a car show the weekend after Thanksgiving. And who isn’t thankful for classics, exotics, brand new cars and more. From large to small, there will be plenty of Thanksgiving weekend 2013 auto shows to choose from across the U.S.
L.A. Auto Show: Stop by one of the premiere international auto shows to check out cars that have just debuted as well as new models coming up. The L.A. Auto Show runs through the weekend after Thanksgiving. It also features the DUB Magazine Celebrity Car Showcase, motorsports exhibits and displays on aftermarket tuners and performance, electronics and appearance. November 22- December 1 at the L.A. Convention Center. Click here for more details
San Francisco Auto Show: The newest models are on display this weekend along with hot rods, modified cars from different genres, alternative fuel technology displays, cars from Ferrari Club of America and an auto accessory fair. November 28- December 2 at Moscone Center. Click here for more details
Central Florida International Auto Show: In addition to the latest 2014 model vehicles, this show will offer an off-road Jeep test track, “ultra high-end” exotics, classic cars and kids events (including zoo animals). November 28- December 1 at Orlando County Convention Center. Click here for more details
Arizona International Auto Show: 2014 and pre-production 2015 models will be on display, along with the Penske Luxury Salon featuring vehicles from Ferrari, Maserati, Rolls-Royce, Bentley, Lamborghini and Aston Martin. Spiderman and Iron Man will be there Saturday to greet the kids. November 28- December 1 at Phoenix Convention Center. Click here for more details
Motor Trend International Auto Show Las Vegas: Includes the latest cars from 25 manufacturers, over a million dollars worth of Lamborghini models, a classic Mustang display and Spiderman and Iron Man will be there Saturday. November 29- December 1 at Las Vegas Convention Center. Click here for more details
Daytona Turkey Run: This event, in its 40th year, bills itself as one of the largest and most diverse displays of specialty automobiles. It will feature a car show, a car corral (where you can buy and sell), a swap meet, and an arts and fashion bazaar. A 1977 Pontiac Trans Am will go to one lucky raffle winner. November 28- December 1 at the Infield of Daytona International Speedway. Click here for more details
Festivals of Speed Orlando: Supporting the Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, this high-end event kicks off Fridaywith a Luxury Lifestyle Jet Port Reception featuring exotic cars, custom motorcycles, boats and aircraft in an airplane hangar. Sunday offers a Motorsports Collection & Luxury Lifestyle display at Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes. This includes classic and contemporary cars, custom motorcycles and race boats. Both events feature food and entertainment. November 29 and December 1. Click here for more details
54th Annual O’Reilly Autorama (Houston): This show will feature hot rods, customs, trucks and motorcycles. Special events include freestyle motocross stunt shows, dance shows, and appearances by wrestlers Chris Jericho and Shawn Michaels. Gene Winfield will show off his car customization skills during live demonstrations. November 28- December 1 at George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston. Click here for more details
The Rocky Mountain Auto Show: This indoor event will display classics, muscle cars, customs, exotics, imports, European sports cars, concepts, hot rods, motorcycles, and trucks. There will also be a live automotive auction of specialty collector vehicles. November 29 and December 1 at Colorado Convention Center. Click here for more details
AmeriCarna Live (North Carolina): “AmeriCarna,” an upcoming show on Velocity will produce a charity car show.Every car enthusiast and collector is welcome to attend and/or display their car. Rusty Wallace will be a guest and cars from the collections of Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson, Tony Stewart, and more will be on display. Show will benefit IGNITE, a charity for children with autism. November 30 in Davidson, NC. Click here for more details.
Carl Casper’s Charity 50th Anniversary Celebration Custom Auto Show (Indiana): In addition to cars on display, this Thanksgiving weekend auto show will have guest appearances from “Duck Dynasty’s” Mountain Man, WWE Legend Ted Dibiasi “The Million Dollar Man,” Colts Cheerleaders and monster truck drivers. November 30-December 1 at The National Military History Center in Auburn, IN. Click here for more details