1. Scrapin' The Rockies
August 10—Denver, CO
Hosted by Cash Daddy Customs, STR will be going down in a new location in beautiful downtown Denver. If you live in this region, be sure to come out to support your local minitruck scene. For more info on 2013's event, and for galleries of pervious shows, visit strshow.com.
2. Slamily Reunion
August 16-18—Fort Smith, AR
The largest car and truck show in Arkansas is here once again. Roll in Friday for early registration and check out the 7,000-sq ft. tattoo expo, live bands, live DJ, and the tons of cool stuff to keep the kiddos busy all weekend. You don't want to miss this show! Additional information is available at slamilyreunion.com.
3. End of Summer Bash
August 17—Pilesgrove, NJ
The official end of the summer solstice should be celebrated, not frowned upon. This is exactly what the Low Rollers crew has been doing for what will be 17 years now. This show is a fun, family-orientated weekend event that brings out some of the coolest trucks the East Coast has to offer. For more info, visit lowrollers.com.
4. Sittin Pretti's Summer Slam
August 17—Arlington, WA
This one-day show in the Northwest is celebrating their 20th edition this year. Gates open at 7AM, and will be awarding the top 75 rides in attendance. Come for the automotive eye candy and get in on what has become one of the best raffles around with multiple sets of wheels, stereo equipment, air ride parts, and tons of other cool stuff. The Arlington Municipal Airport will be the location once again. Visit sittinpretti.com for all the details.
August 24-25—Gonzales/Baton Rouge, LA
The 7th annual Siknic is open to all motor/autosports—if it has an engine, come show it off. There will be a “Crank It Up” contest for all the audio junkies in the house, and lots of awesome trophies to compete for. Being one of the most happening shows in the South, expect a killer time from start to finish. Need more info? Visit their official Facebook page or contact BJ at (504) 339-6096.
6. RA All Star Event
August 30-September 1—Millington, TN
The big RA show will be reaching a milestone with this year—10 years! That's right, so come on out and join in on the festivities. Top 75 and specialty awards, club games, pinstripers, live DJ, swap meet, and some of the hottest custom cars and trucks—don't let this celebration pass you by. More info, find the show on Facebook.
September 6-8—Whitesburg, KY
In its 11th year now, the crowd favorite show will again be delivering what the people have come to know and love. Low on funds from all the traveling this summer? Don't worry—Heritage charges only $20 for admission, spectator entry and on-site camping is free, and eats at the show are as cheap as can be. Plus, there will be a fully custom S-1o given away! More info at heritageshow.net.
8. Lakefront Tour
September 21-22—Lake Charles, LA
Mag Gear presents this weekend-long event that is held just steps from beautiful Lake Charles in Louisiana. With both indoor and outdoor show space, there is plenty to see. When the sun goes down, and everybody leaves the showground, there is plenty to do with casinos just a few minutes away. Don't miss out! For more info, visit midnightfantasiesshow.com.
September 27-29—Concord, NC
This year will mark the celebration of the 16th annual event thrown by the Pebble Pushers. The three-day extravaganza is expected to be the largest yet with a burnout contest, vehicle limbo, dragging contest, kickball, Top 50 and best of awards, and more! For complete details, go to pebblepushers.com.
September 28-29—Gainesville, FL
Florida's big show is here once again. Held at the Alachua County Fairgrounds in Gainesville, this one always brings out the scene stars in the area. There will be club games, a life DJ, and tons of cash prizes for best car and truck, and the hottest chick in a bikini! For more info, star tuned to minimadness.com.