This is the busiest week of Central Ohio car events so far in 2023. There is something to do every day.
If you waited to Register for the All Ford Show at Krieger Ford on May 21, you're out of luck. The show has been sold out for over a week.
Enjoy the week and happy cruising.
Monday (May 15):
Tuesday (May 16):
- Mt Gilead Pizza Hut Cruise 'N Dine - Mt Gilead
Wednesday (May 17):
Thursday (May 18):
- Yabo's Tacos Bike Night - Powell
- Full Throttle Thursdays - Obetz
- Der Dutchman Weekly Cruise-In - Plain City
- Lions & Cruisers - Springfield
- Dalton Union Jeep Night - Marysville
- Mid-Ohio Classic Scooter Show & Swap - Kenton
Friday (May 19):
- Car Guys Sonic Friday Nights - Heath
- Cold Beer and Burnouts - Springfield
- Cruisin' On The Commons - Millersport
- Mid-Ohio Classic Scooter Show & Swap - Kenton
- Friday Night NAPA Auto Parts Cruise-In - Hilliard
Saturday (May 20):
- Kickstands & Coffee Saturday Meet Up - Columbus
- CC&C at The City Apartments - Columbus
- Red Brick Tavern Cars & Coffee - London
- Yabo's Tacos Weekly Car Meet - Powell
- Cars & Coffee Springfield - Springfield
- Cruisin' with the King in 2023 - Marysville
- Street Kingz Monthly Car Meet - Columbus
- Healing with Horsepower Car Show - Columbus
- 2nd Delaware Cruise Night - Delaware
- Poker Run for Aubrey - Westerville
- Urbana Cruisers 2023 Benefit Cruise-In - Urbana
- Empty Pockets Armed Forces Day Car Show - Columbus
- Geer Gas Car Show & Food Drive - Columbus
- Cruise-In For a Cause - London
- Street Race Ohio Season Kick-Off Meet - Columbus
- Boy Scout Troop 412 Car and Bike Show - Grove City
- Walk Run Roll Concert & Car Show - Chillicothe
- Hocking Hills Cars & Coffee May Meet - Logan
- Columbus Cars & Coffee Meet at Esoteric - New Albany
- Hater Hot Rods Cars and Coffee - Commercial Point
Sunday (May 21):
- CC&C at Starbucks - Westerville
- VFW Post 8794 Car Show - Whitehall
- Martinsburg Activity Center Car Show - Martinsburg
- 2023 All Ford Show [SOLD OUT] - Columbus
- British Car Day - Columbus
- Annual Forest Glen Cruise-In - Springfield
- Lancaster Community Days Festival Car Show - Lancaster
- Jeep, Truck, Bike, Classics Cruise-In - Hebron
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NEWS AND NOTES
Der Dutchman Cruise-In:
Perfect weather this past Thursday resulted in 322 cars turning out for the Der Dutchman weekly cruise-in in Plain City, Ohio.
Per usual, there was a great variety of fantastic rides. Here is a small sampling.
Creative Automotive/Advanced Auto Parts Monthly Car Show:
The Creative Automotive/Advanced Auto Parts monthly car show was a little shorter this month thanks to rain that started about an hour into the show. The event still managed to raise $70 for the local food pantries.
This month's Manager's Picks were:
Spring Fling All Corvette Show:
Despite morning drizzle, the Chosen Few Corvette Club still managed to have over 200 cars attend its Spring Fling All Corvette Show at Quaker Steak and Lube in Columbus, Ohio.
Bling Amobi Breezy's Corvette received the Manager's Choice Award. The Longest Distance Traveled award went to a Corvette owner from Austin Texas.
Carroll Lions Car Show:
With the help of the C-Town Cruisers, the Carroll Lions Club held its car show in downtown Carroll, Ohio on Saturday. The show had over 40 cars in attendance.
The Best of Show honors went to Brianna and Dylan Elsmore and their 1972 Dodge Dart Swinger.
Conkey Classic Car Show:
The third annual Conkey Classic Car Show took place on Saturday at the Franklin County Fairgrounds in Hilliard, Ohio. The event registered 37 cars. The Best of Show award went to Mike Mathews and his 1947 Ford Special Deluxe.
Yabo's Tacos Weekly Car Meet:
Yabo's Tacos in Powell, Ohio had about 25 cars show up Saturday evening for its weekly car meet. The mix of cars included classics, muscle, and imports.
One car owner having an issue with his car's AC unit created the most excitement during the evening when he ran up and over a set of ramps he just happen to have in his car. Another car owner came to the rescue with a car jack. I can't say I've ever seen that happen before at a car event.
Lewis Center Wings and Rings Car, Truck, & Bike Show:
Frank Russell and the Crossroads Event team hosted the only judged show on Sunday at the Wings and Rings Restaurant in Lewis Center, Ohio.
The show registered 35 cars. Mark Lester's 1967 Camaro took the Best Car Award. The Best of Show honors went to Dave Bratton with a 1937 Ford convertible.
Here are a few more cars from the show you might recognize:
Due to the rain Saturday morning, the Columbus Cars & Coffee Meet at Esoteric Fine Auto Detailing in New Albany, Ohio has been rescheduled for this coming Saturday (May 20).
A big thanks to Dale Pearce, Bling Amobi Breezy, Dave Bratton, Anthony Musick, Jeff Shankle, and Katie Marie for their contributions to this week's report.