Recording of Saturday’s live show
This Week’s Topics:
Two big LIVE shows from the Wisconsin State Fair Park, West Allis, WI.
Friday, May 7th – 5 to 7 pm – inside the New Car Pavilion.
Saturday, May 8th – 9 to 10 – outside with the Classic Car Show.
Milwaukee’s ADAMM invites all to a unique car show.
By David Thome – Special to ADAMM– Automobile Dealers Association of Metro Milwaukee
You’ve taken your classic car out of storage and have spent untold hours spiffing it up. Now it’s time to show it off.
The Greater Milwaukee International Car & Truck Show provides the perfect opportunity to do so. For the first time, made possible by the change in venue from the Wisconsin Center downtown to State Fair Park in West Allis, it will hold a classic car show where collectors from the area can show off their vehicles.
The annual Car & Truck Show runs from Wednesday, May 5, through Sunday, May 9. The classic car show, sort of a show within a show, will be held on two days: Saturday, May 8, and Sunday, May 9, rain or shine. Participants can show off their cars on one, or both, days.
The show is organized with the help of Milwaukee legends Captain Bob and Arlo, of Wisconsin Hot Rod Radio. They will be judging the Saturday and Sunday shows and also are set to do their popular broadcast and webcast from the show.
Classic car owners can sign up to participate in advance at Autoshowmilwaukee.com/experience or upon arrival on the days of the shows. Any collector who displays a car will receive free admission to the International Car & Truck Show. There they will find the newest, fastest, most powerful, and most luxurious performance, sports and muscle cars that you can buy from dealers across southeastern Wisconsin, as well as family cars, economy cars, SUVs, crossovers, models for first-time buyers and more.
The collector shows will be held outdoors along South Grandstand Ave., right next to the Exposition Center, where the new cars will be on display inside. Since the grandstand can provide cover, the classic shows will go on rain or shine.
Captain Bob and Arlo will award trophies to winners on each day. Organizers say security will be provided for owners who want to participate both days and leave their vehicles on the grounds overnight.
Here are the specifics:
What: A classic car show being held over two days as part of the Greater Milwaukee International Car & Truck Show. Participate on one or both days.
When: Saturday, May 8, 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.; and Sunday, May 9, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Wisconsin State Fair Park 640 S. 84th Street West Allis, WI 53214 – Enter Gate 5.
To register: Sign up in advance at Autoshowmilwaukee.com/experience or upon early arrival on the days of the shows.
If you are participating: Enter the fairgrounds through Gate #5 (located at the corner of 84th Street and Schlinger). Tell the parking attendant you are participating in the Classic Car Show and you will be directed down to Grandstand Ave. Gate #5 opens at 7:30 a.m. You must arrive before 9:30 a.m. to receive free parking. After 10 a.m. parking is $6 per car.
Show staff will be on hand to assist you with parking your car. All cars must be on site and parked by 9:30 a.m. Show opens to the public at 10 a.m. If you have requested stanchions for your display, please let our show attendant know when you arrive.
Because the classic show is held on two days, you may leave your car overnight. If you plan to do so, please confirm with the staff before leaving. Wisconsin State Fair Park will be providing roving security.
Please note: The State of Wisconsin, The Wisconsin State Fair Park, and their agents and employees, the Automobile Dealers Association of Mega Milwaukee, Inc. and Steve Freeman Events LLC assume no liability or responsibility for any loss or theft. Therefore, it is the vehicle owners’ responsibility to have their own insurance coverage for their vehicle.
All car owners participating in the classic show get two free tickets to the Car & Truck Show. If you did not receive these prior to arrival, show attendants will have tickets on hand.
Coffee and donuts will be provided to all car owners from 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Courtesy of Zurich North America
Al Unser Jr will be at the ADAMM Car Show
News Release – April 20, 2021
MILWAUKEE, WI (April 20, 2021) – American racecar driver Al Unser Jr will greet fans, sign autographs and pose for photos at the Greater Milwaukee International Car & Truck Show on Saturday, May 8, from 1-5 p.m. During his racing career, from 1983-2007, he earned several titles including two-time Indianapolis 500 winner, two-time 24-hour Daytona winner and two-time IROC champion, to name a few.
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