Tuesday, September 06, 2011

Downtown Elgin Car Show Rolls Into Fifth Year This Saturday

The 2011 Downtown Elgin Car Show - Presented by Ken Stepps State Farm returns to the Civic Parking Lot, at the intersection of Highland and Douglas Avenues, on Saturday, September 10 from 9AM-3PM.

Celebrating its fifth year, the Car Show will again showcase the area's hottest hot rods, classic cars, vintage vehicles and green/AFVs all in one location in the heart of downtown Elgin. There will also be entertainment, green seminars, car care clinics, food drive, vendor booths, and more! Trophies will be awarded to the best five cars in show as determined by the car show participants. A People's Choice Award, selected by the voting public, will also be given out.

The Downtown Elgin Car Show is FREE to the public! There is a $5 Registration Fee per vehicle. All pre-registered participants will receive a limited edition Downtown Elgin Car Show Dash Plaque at check-in.

To pre-register your vehicle(s) for the Downtown Elgin Car Show, click here!

Note to Downtown Residents, Employees and Business Owners: the Civic Parking Lot will be closed off to public parking from 7AM-3PM on Saturday, September 10. Street parking is available on the streets adjacent to the Civic Lot including Highland Avenue, Douglas Avenue and Division Street and FREE parking is available in the nearby parking decks on Spring Street and on Symphony Way across from The Centre. The Civic Lot will reopen to public parking at 3:30PM.

The rain date for the Downtown Elgin Car Show is Saturday, September 17.

The Downtown Neighborhood Association would like to thank our event sponsors Redmon's Towing, Tom's Auto Care and Kirkpatrick, Jones & Herzog Insurance, our booth sponsors Chiro One Wellness, Huntington Learning Center and Titan Self Storage, and a special thanks to our presenting sponsor Ken Stepps State Farm Insurance Agency.

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