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50th Annual O’Reilly Rod & Custom Car Show 2019
February 23 @ 8:00 am - February 24 @ 10:00 pm
Pickup- Custom Car- Street Rods – Race Cars – Motorcycles – Street Machines – meet “The Incredible Hulk” Lou Ferrigno- Model car contest – music by 3-D Sound
Actor Lou Ferrigno (“The Incredible Hulk”), classic and unique vehicles headline the
One of the Midwest’s longest running winter car shows returns to Monticello, Iowa, for the 50th consecutive year to brighten up a cold February weekend. KCRG TV9 Presents the O’Reilly Auto Parts Rod & Custom Car Show on Feb. 23-24. It’s affordable family fun featuring a new selection of street rods, custom cars, street machines, hot pickups, race cars and custom motorcycles.
The vehicles all will be competing for trophies from Magic Dry US and cash awards from Citizens State Bank.
Featured celebrity this year is Actor and champion bodybuilder Lou Ferrigno. Ferrigno was only 21 when he won his first Mr. Universe title, a Guinness Book world record that stands to this day. After retiring from body building Lou created the TV role of “The Incredible Hulk.” He has appeared in numerous movies and TV shows. Most recently, he and his family started Ferrigno FIT – a community focused on positive habits, lifestyles, and ideas.
Lou Ferrigno will be available for autographs and photos Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.
The show is just as much about the spectators as the cars. Attendees can vote for People’s Choice Awards in Cars & Pickups, Motorcycles and Model Cars. Attendees can also win gift cards from O’Reilly Auto Parts, Magic Dry US and Citizens State Bank.
There’s lots to do at this year’s show:
Show hours are 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday. Awards presentation is set for 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for children 12 and under. Children 12 and under are admitted free with a paid adult. Bring a can of food to benefit Four Oaks family programs and receive $1 off admission. Parking is free.
Monticello is centrally located halfway between Cedar Rapids and Dubuque on U.S. Highway 151.
For more information visit www.rodandcustomcarshow.com or phone (319) 465-5119. Show weekend phone is (319) 465-6640.