Cruise To The Pines
June 8—Phoenix, AZ
This isn't your regular show. Cruise To The Pines offers participants an organized run from Phoenix to Prescott, Arizona—nearly 100 miles through the scenic back roads of the path less traveled. Once at the show grounds, it's time to detail your ride to compete for some of the most original awards out there. This event definitely packs more excitement in one single day than most shows do in a weekend. Last minute details are available by contacting John Trevino at thebigshowok.com.
June 15-16—Indianapolis, IN
Live music, family fun, DB Drag Race, tattoo and bikini contest, and 50 vehicle classes for all types of autos and bikes—that's what can be expected at this year's event. 2013 marks Slamology's 10-year anniversary, and to cater to the biggest turnout yet, the show will be held at the Lucas Oil Raceway. Come out for what will be one of the most fun and diverse events of the summer. Visit slamology.com for more information.
Scrapin' The Coast
June 21-23—Biloxi, MS
The wildest show on the coast is back again. This isn't any old car show since the sandy beaches of the Mississippi Gulf coast is just across the road. 12 casinos are located off the city's main drag, so options for things to do are limitless. More information is available at scrapinthecoast.com.
Relaxin' At The Rock
June 29—Portland, OR
Enjoy a full day with the Northwest's best vehicles. To sweeten the deal, there will be tons of food, music, games, vendors, and a huge raffle, so get your tickets! Bring your ride to compete for the top 12 and Best Of awards, or just come out and take in the scenery. For more information, visit facebook.com/relaxinattherock.
Camp N Drag
July 19-21—Lake Waveland, IN
One of the most popular shows in the Midwest will continue to win the hearts of minitruckers looking to spend a weekend secluded from the outside world. Get ready to camp, take in the great outdoors, and enter the downhill soapbox derby if you're up to building something other than your truck. Oh, and don't forget to bring your party pants! More information is available at campndrag.com.
July 19-21—Bakersfield, CA
Central California's long-running three-day truck run is upon us once again. Come out and spend the weekend at one of the hottest events the west coast has to offer. For registration and spectator information, visit Summer Madness online at facebook.com/summermadness.
July 25-28—Chehalis, WA
Underground Kustomz presents the 8th annual LowDown event that is being extended to four days this year with early roll in available July 25th. Traditional classes will be awarded as well as Top 50 trophies and special interest categories, so whatever you're building, bring it out and show it off. Need more info? Drop an email to email@example.com for details.
July 26-28, 2013—Williamston, SC
The Southeast is a hotbed for minitruck action, and this show is at the center of it all. Held at the Anderson Motor Speedway, SESD boasts a great annual turnout of fresh and classic trucks from around the region. Check out southeastshowdown.com for more information.