Car Events You Don’t Want to Miss in Edmonton, Summer of 2023

Edmonton is a hub for car enthusiasts and industry professionals alike– With a range of events that cater to all types of car lovers, from classic car collectors to performance car enthusiasts, there is something for everyone. With summer knocking on our door, it’s time to gear up for car show season; so, if you’re a car lover looking for a fun and exciting way to spend a day, these five events are one’s you won’t want to miss out on.

Edmonton Motor Show | Thu, Jun 22 – Sat, Jun 24
Edmonton EXPO Centre, 7515 118 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB, Canada

The Edmonton Motorshow has been a prominent automotive event in Edmonton for the past 45 years, attracting car enthusiasts and industry professionals from all over Western Canada. This event has grown to become the largest of its kind in the region, boasting an impressive display of over 750 vehicles.

Whether you are interested in the latest models from top manufacturers, vintage classics, rare exotics, or custom builds, the Edmonton Motorshow has something for everyone. Attendees can immerse themselves in the automotive world through various interactive experiences, such as test drive zones and simulators. Additionally, the event features a collector car auction, offering a unique opportunity to acquire a one-of-a-kind vehicle.

But the excitement doesn’t stop there; Visitors can also enter for a chance to win their very own car, along with racing packages and other thrilling prizes. The Motorshow prides itself on being a family-friendly event, constantly expanding and innovating to offer new and exciting elements to its attendees. If you’re a car enthusiast or simply curious about the latest trends in the automotive industry, the Edmonton Motorshow is not to be missed. Join the fun for a memorable experience, filled with exciting displays, interactive activities, and the opportunity to connect with like-minded car lovers like you.

DRIVEN Edmonton | Sat, Jun 10, 1 – 7 PM MDT
West Edmonton Mall, 8882 170 St NW, Edmonton, AB, Canada

The much-awaited DRIVEN Canadian Car Show Tour is returning on June 10th, 2023 to Edmonton, with a new location that promises to be even better than before. This year’s event will be held at the south side of West Edmonton Mall, offering a brand new and improved venue for all of the eager enthusiasts to enjoy. This year’s show will be a two-level extravaganza, featuring space for 400 vehicles and displays, as well as 5-meter ceilings with upgraded lighting to showcase the finest details of the cars on display. The venue also boasts an open-top parkade connected to the Rec Room, providing an exciting backdrop for both exhibitors and guests.

DRIVEN brings together the best vehicles from across Canada for a one-day show, with close to 50% of the cars coming from out of town to compete for bragging rights. From national to regional businesses, attendees can explore a wide range of products available for their vehicles, from performance and parts shops to detailing and car care, new car dealerships, automotive clothing and gear, and much more.

As the largest aftermarket car show in Canada, DRIVEN focuses on car culture and aftermarket parts and services, catering to automotive enthusiasts from all walks of life. Attendees are always on the lookout for the latest automotive trends and technologies, as well as seeking out new business partnerships and connections with other people who share their passion for the automotive lifestyle, services, and products. Whether you’re a car enthusiast, a business owner, or simply looking for a fun and exciting way to spend the day, DRIVEN Canadian Car Show Tour is an event that you don’t want to miss. Mark your calendars for June 10th, 2023, and enjoy a day you won’t soon forget.

MOPAR Madness | Sat, Jul 22, 8 AM – 7 PM MDT
RAD Torque Raceway, 50342 Range Rd 253, Edmonton International Airport, AB, Canada

Get ready for the 3rd annual Western Mopar Madness, held by the Edmonton Mopar Association at RAD Torque Raceway on Saturday, July 22, 2023. This exciting event is the largest all-Mopar car show and race in Western Canada, showcasing all things Mopar from the past and present. This family-friendly gathering welcomes car enthusiasts of all ages and is the perfect opportunity for Mopar fans to come together and share their passion for these classic vehicles. From 8 AM to 4 PM, participants can enjoy the car show, featuring a diverse range of classic and modern Mopar cars.

But that’s not all – the event also includes racing from 11 AM to 7 PM, offering participants the chance to watch thrilling races and witness the finals. The Vendors Market, food, and other fun activities make this an event not to be missed.

For those looking to register for the car show, a Meet and Greet will be held on Friday evening, July 21, 2023, at Blackjack’s Roadhouse from 4 PM onwards. You can register for the car show and mingle with other Mopar enthusiasts— rumors are swirling that there may even be a burnout contest. You’ll have to attend to find out for sure. Don’t miss your chance to be a part of this incredible event and experience the thrill of all things Mopar.

Midnight REV UP
Sat, Jun 3, 3PM – 11 PM MDT
Edmonton Expo Centre, 7515 118 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB

If you’re a car enthusiast in Alberta, you won’t want to miss the upcoming Midnight Rev Up event on June 3rd. This one-day-only opportunity promises to be a thrilling and unforgettable experience, bringing to life your automotive dreams and desires like never before. At this event, you’ll get to explore a wide range of vehicles from classic hotrods to razor-sharp sports cars, and even rugged off-roaders. Whether you’re an avid car collector or simply love to admire beautiful automobiles, there’s something for everyone at this event.

But it’s not just about the cars; Midnight Rev Up also features vendors, live entertainment, and industry know-how to satisfy your eyes and your mind. With a commitment to showcasing the best and most unique vehicles in the region, the event also promotes local businesses, creating a sense of community and support for small business owners. Whether you’re a die-hard gearhead or just looking for a fun day out with the family, Midnight Rev Up has you covered. So, save the date and be a part of this exciting event.

Cars for a Cause | Sun, Jun 11, 10 AM – 6 PM MDT
Yesterday’s Auto Gallery, 8707 51 Ave NW Edmonton, AB T6E 5H1

Yesterday’s Auto Gallery in Edmonton announced their First Annual “Cars For A Cause” car show event, which is scheduled to take place on Sunday, June 11th, 2023. This outdoor car show features over 80 collectable cars, as well as providing access to a private collection of over 100 cars. As a not-for-profit organization, Yesterday’s Auto Gallery has made it their mission to make sure these timeless automobiles are accessible to everyone and to celebrate their artistry by showcasing them. By attending this event, you will have the opportunity to contribute to our efforts to preserve the history of these incredible vehicles.

The admission fee includes access to the entire event, including the car show, entertainment, food and beverages, and door prizes. We believe in making a positive impact on our communities and strive to give back by supporting various charitable organizations. In addition to the car show, visitors can take a step back in time at Sylv’s Retro Diner, where you can indulge in classic hot dogs, milkshakes, and enjoy the vintage jukebox decor. So, save the date and make sure that this family-friendly event is one you do not miss out on.

So now that you know all the going on, get ready for an automotive extravaganza in Edmonton this summer. With events like the Edmonton Motorshow, DRIVEN Canadian Car Show Tour, Western Mopar Madness, Midnight REV UP, and Cars for a Cause, there’s something for everyone, from car enthusiasts to families looking for a fun day out. Immerse yourself in the world of cars and check out the latest models, vintage classics, rare exotics, and custom builds. You can even test drive some of the vehicles and experience thrilling racing competitions. Don’t forget to visit the vendors, shop for car-related products, and enjoy delicious food and live entertainment. These events are the perfect opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals and share your passion for all things automotive. Mark your calendars and come join the fun.