Automotion 2013 Wisconsin Dells Classic Auto Show

This blog post was published on May 13, 2013 and may contain outdated information.

The Wisconsin Dells Classic Auto Show, Automotion 2013, comes to town May 18th and 19th for its 27th year of festivities. Hundreds of smokin’ hot classic cars will fill the streets in a weekend of pure bliss for car enthusiasts.

Automotion 2013 will again be held at the Noahs’ Ark Waterpark parking lot, 1410 Wisconsin Dells Parkway. Admission for the event is free. Spectator parking will be available in the Tommy Bartlett Show parking lot from which a complementary shuttle service will provide transportation to Automotion.

The gates at Noah’s Ark Waterpark will open Saturday at 7 am to start the festivities. The Auto Show, Swap Meet and Car Corral featuring hundreds of 1989-or-older cars will run from 7 am until 4 pm, participants may register between 8 am and 3 pm. Children’s activities and a fire truck display will start at 9 am followed by a juggling show and face painting activities. New to Automotion this year is local Wisconsin band, Chameleon, playing all your favorite classic rock jams from 10 am to 2 pm.

If you are looking for some afternoon excitement, join the fleet for the new scenic rural route car cruise through the outskirts of Wisconsin Dells. The cruise will run from 3 pm to 6 pm. If you want to burn some rubber, Edge ‘O Dells Bar & Grill is holding their annual Burn Out Contest from 12 pm-7 pm. There will also be a feature show at Big Sky Twin Drive-In Theatre starting at dusk.

The festivities begin again at 7 am on Sunday followed by an awards presentation ceremony from 2 pm -3:30 pm. The Automotion Top Six award catagories include Classic of the Year, Custom Cruiser of the Year, Muscle Car of the Year, Street Machine of the Year, Street Rod of the Year, and Truck of the Year. There will be 100 trophies given out in several other categories as well as cash prizes for Best of Show winners.

Whether you are an absolute car fanatic, or you just are looking for something exciting to do this weekend; Automotion 2013 will be a must see event in Wisconsin Dells.