Car Show

The Sounds & Sights Festival, including the Classic Cruisers Car Show will return in on July 29, 2022.

Don’t miss the 2022 Chelsea Classic Cruisers car show featuring contests and over 300 classic cars from across the Midwest.  The car show is held on Middle St., East St. and Harrison St. near downtown Chelsea from 3 til 8 p.m. All vehicles will come to the entrance of Middle St off Madison St and will be directed from there.  Oversize and Special Interest vehicles will be directed 1 block south to Harrison St. for parking. See the Trophy Winners from the 2019 Show below.

Live Music

B!G L & Code Blü will be playing on E.Middle St & East St. from 4:30-7:30 pm.

After the Car Show, be sure to stay and enjoy live entertainment in the Social Tent (6-11pm) featuring Bovine and Sabbatical Bob.


Registration takes place from 3 til 6 p.m. Oversize and Special Interest vehicles must arrive by 4:00 p.m. Dash plaques will be awarded to the first 200 registered. No pre-registration is required.  $10 entry fee collected at the gate.  Additional donations will be accepted and greatly appreciated at the Registration Desk. Net profits will be given to local charities including Shop with a Cop, Warm the Children, H.A.R.T, and Faith In Action.

If you would like to park together with another entrant, you must arrive together. Alcoholic beverages are not permitted. Awards will be presented beginning at 8 p.m.

Awards with Trophies for:

  • Merchant’s Choice
  • Chief of Police Choice
  • CCC Ladies’ Choice
  • CCC Men’s Choice
  • Mayor’s Choice
  • DPW’s Favorite Truck

Classic Car Show Sponsors:


For a complete list of 2019 Winners and to see other summer events by the Chelsea Classic Cruisers see below or open the Car Show Flyer to download.