1. Dropsicles Sideshow 2011
July 9 – Alberta, Can.
Dropsicles presents Sideshow 2011—Canada’s freshest minitruck show. In its second year, Sideshow will take place at the same location as last year, with the proceeds going to the YWCA Harbor House. Billy Bob Customs will be doing up some custom airbrushed skateboard decks for the best-of awards. For more info, go to
2. Visions 14th Annual Car, Truck, and Hot Rod Show
July 16 – Spokane, WA
Visions Car Club is hosting its 14th annual car, truck, and hot rod show. It will be held at Lilac Lanes & Casino with lots of games and raffles, and food and drinks will be available inside. Lilac Lanes also offers bowling, table games, and A/C to get out of the hot weather. They have over 20 classes, and the show is open to any make and model. Contact Tanya at (509) 991-9593 or email@example.com for more info.
3. Show Off Showdown 2011
July 29 -31 – Shakopee, MN
Twisted Koncepts hosts this first-year show, so come out and support Camp Courage, a local summer camp for children and adults with disabilities. With a portion of the raffle and entry proceeds going directly to the camp, come have a great time supporting this event. For more info, go to
4. Lowdown 2011
July 29-31 – Tumwater, WA
Underground Kustoms is hosting this event again, so get those days off in advance and come to the only three-day show in the Northwest with the same location as last year. For show info, contact Ralph at (360) 239-9247 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
5. Summer Madness
July 29-31 – Bakersfield, CA
Summer Madness Uprising is back for the 25th year. This California show is held at the Kern County Fairgrounds in Bakersfield. This is a three-day run that is not to be missed with its on-site camping, raffles, and games. For more info, go to www.facebook.com/summermadness.
6. Severed in SoCal
August 27 – Ontario, CA
From the creators of Octoberfest comes another great Southern Cali event! The entire show will be on grass, and there are two fishing lakes and a water park on-site for a day of family fun at Cucamonga-Guasti Regional Park. For more info, visit
7. Sittin’ Pretti Summer Slam 18
August 20 – Arlington, WA
Over 30 classes, one-off Best of Show and Club Choice awards, and editor trophies! Summer Slam tied last year for Mini Truckin’s show of the year, and if you haven’t been before, you should take a trip to Washington to find out why. For more info, visit
8. Slamily Reunion
August 15-17 – Fort Smith, AR
In its third consecutive year, Slamily Reunion returns to the Columbus Acres park for what has quickly become one of the fastest growing shows in the South. Don’t miss it! For more info, call (479) 452-2626 or email email@example.com.
9. End of Summer Bash
August 20-21 – Woodstown, NJ
Low Rollers are celebrating the 15th anniversary of this hot East Coast show. The event will be returning to the Salem County Fairgrounds and will feature tons of custom rides, games, and the infamous End of Summer slip-n-slide! For more info, contact Phil Fowler at (302) 218-3488 or firstname.lastname@example.org.