Car Shows to Check Out Throughout Iowa This July

There's nothing better than getting to admire several IMPRESSIVE classic cars at a fantastic car show on a nice day! If you are a classic car enthusiast who has been missing the car show experience, this is the blog for you. Our classic car restoration shop is here to give you some NEED-TO-KNOW information on a few car shows to check out this month, in Iowa, in this week's blog. We recommend calling the phone number listed for the event before attending, just to make sure everything is on track, just in case the event host had to cancel at the last minute due to COVID-19 or due to some other unforeseen reason. Remember, Farm Boy Garage is here for ALL your classic car restoration needs. Bring in a junker and leave with a classic! Visit to learn how we can help make your muscle car dreams come true.


Event Name: Annual Chief Wapello Days Car Show
Event Date: Sat. July, 11th (Registration from 8-11 a.m. Awards at 2 p.m.)
Event Location: Louisa County Court House lawn Wapello IA
Event Contact Information: / 319-759-1209 (Always call and confirm events.)
Event Website:
Event Admission Fee: $10 per participant / bring as many vehicles as you want

Event Details:

  • Please note that ALL makes & models are welcome here including motorcycles and tractors. 
  • Participants will be judging. 
  • Awards for top 25 cars, top 5 trucks, and top 2 tractors and motorcycles will be given out. 
  • Festivities will include: goodie bags, dash plaques, giveaways, T-shirts, 50 / 50 drawing, parade, bake sale, food, music, and lots of SHADE along with the annual community festival.


Event Name: Grand Mound Car Show
Event Date: Sat. July, 18th
Event Location: Smith St., Grand Mound, IA
Event Contact Information: / 563-847-3838 (Always call and confirm events.)
Event Website:
Event Admission Fee: FREE

Event Details:

  • This car show is known as the  "Fun for everyone Car Show". 
  • There are 23 Trophy classes. 
  • T-shirts are available. 
  • Event festivities will include a 50/50 Drawing, Door Prizes, Raffle, live music, kids activities, vendors, and a street dance.


Event Name: Tall Corn Days Show & Shine
Event Date: Sat. July, 18th (Registration from 9am-12 noon, Trophies awarded at 3pm.)
Event Contact Information: / 712-299-4681 (Brandon - Always call and confirm events.)
Event Location: Sioux Rapids, IA on Front Street
Event Admission Fee: $5.00
Event Details:

  • Event festivities will include dash plaques to the first 100 entries, Goodie Bags to Show & Shine participants, Enjoying 50's & 60's music, as well as door prizes given throughout the day. 
  • There will be a lunch wagon on site. 

Farm Boy Garage Wishes You a Fun, But Safe Time at the Car Shows!

If you are able to make it out for any one of these car shows in Iowa this month, we hope that you have a GREAT time. Don't forget to call ahead to make sure the car show is still on and didn't have to cancel at the last minute. Remember, if you plan to enter your classic car into a car show and need some last-minute detailing done by an EXPERIENCED classic car restoration shop, call Farm Boy Garage today. We can be reached at 515-528-8904. You can also follow us on our social media channels listed below to stay up to date on our latest announcements.

Farm Boy Garage
10660 E. County Line Rd.
Des Moines, Iowa 50320
Phone: 515-528-8904
Cell: 515-333-1238

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