November 5-8—Las Vegas, NV
Here it is again, the pinnacle of automotive shows. Even though this “show” isn't necessarily open to the public, the outdoor area is easy to get into, but you might have to pull a few strings to get into the convention center. The best of the best come here to show their stuff for the world's eye to see. More info is at semashow.com.
2. Run To The Hills
November 16-17—Morristown, TN
Come for the swap meet, awesome grub, music, and BBQ competition, as well as the car/truck/motorcycle show. Awards are given to the top 50 vehicles in attendance, and registration is only $25 the day of event. Kids 12 and under are free, and spectators admission is only 5 bucks. All the information you'll need is online at run2thehills.com.
November 28-Dec 1—Houston, TX
Held at the George R. Brown Convention Center, AutoRama brings their all-encompassing, wintertime shows back on tour. This stop in Texas will feature a pinup girl contest, Texas-style tunes, a stunt bike show, swap meet areas, and meet and greets with special celebrity guest stars all weekend. Complete details available at autorama.com.
4. Severed In The Southwest
December 7–Phoenix, AZ
Arizona's longest running custom truck and car show is scheduled to open the gates yet again this winter! Cash prizes awarded for best of show, truck and car, and over 20 best of awards will be given out. And don't forget about the huge raffle with great prizes! Come on out and enjoy the cool desert climate. For more info, find the show's page on Facebook!
5. Turkey Drag
December 7-8—Tyler, TX
Start off the last month of the year the right way. You've eaten more than your share of turkey and all the trimmings, now get out there and drag it off. With the show open to cars, trucks, and bikes, there will be lots to walk around and see. There will be many best of awards to fight for, so bring your A-game, son. Admission will be $30 to show, and $5 to spectate. For more info, visit turkeydrag.com.
6. C.H.O.C. Cruise #14
December 8—Anaheim, CA
The Children's Hospital of Orange County not only keeps the health of youngsters in mind, they also focus on their happiness. For 13 years now, C.H.O.C., along with the Playtime Foundation, has come together to organize a toy drive/car show that has become increasingly popular with each passing year. It doesn't take much to put a smile on a child's face, so please do what you can to make it to this event or support one just like it in your area. More is information available at ptfevents.8k.com.