Your 2021 Truck Shows Guide You Don’t Want to Miss!


Truck shows are THE place to see those custom big rigs you’ve been dreaming of.

The shiny, sleek and tricked out 18 wheelers you’ll see at these trucking events, will make your heart pound.

They’re long, lean, low and way cool.

Many shows for big trucks often have a specific focus.

Some are old school vintage models, antique and classic semi truck models are most popular.

We like the low key events that focus on the fun of getting together with other truck owners, to  give their rigs a good old fashioned clean up and ‘spit and polish’, and show their rides for others to see.

The no competition shows are the best.

The shows and events for trucks, are not just about custom trucks.

They are also for educating the public, and giving them a better, more in-depth understanding about the trucking industry.

Red and White Cabover Peterbilt Big Rig Truck

A custom truck show will highlight the best of the industry, so in a way, it helps the public see there are good things about trucking.

These shows are just plain loads of fun too.  There’s the opportunity to meet other truckers, make new friends  and get a chance for a little socializing with old friends, too.

It doesn’t matter if you love Peterbilts, Western Stars, Macks, or if a Kenworth turns your crank, there’s lots of these cool trucks to see at a truck show.

Below, you’ll find just some of the fantastic events held around the country, along with the dates of upcoming shows.

If you would to have your  TRUCK SHOW information added to the schedule, send us a note.
We’ll add your show and details.

2004 Peterbilt 379 Custom Rig Blue

 

NOTE: MANY TRUCK SHOWS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED THIS YEAR, SO PLEASE CHECK BEFORE PLANNING TO ATTEND ANY OF THE LISTED EVENTS.

Custom Truck Show Schedule

January

No events scheduled.

February

  • Mid-West Truck & Trailer, Peoria, IL 

March

  • MidEastern Chrome & Custom Cruise-In, S. Carolina 
  • Mid-America Truck Show, M.A.T.S., Louisville, KY – One of THE biggest and most popular of the shows. March 24-26, 2022 50th Anniversary Show.

Related Article > Kenworth Truck Gallery – Trucks 20+ yrs

 April

  • 75 Chrome Shop, Wildwood, FL
  • Class 8 On the Lake, Geneva on the Lake, Ohio, (Check out their FB page for more info https://facebook.com/Class-8-on-the-lake)
  • Truck World, (Trade Show) One year Mississauga/ one year Quebec
  • Atlanta Motorama Race
  • Central California Chapter Antique T.S. + BBQ – Plymouth, CA

May

  • Midwest Pride In Your Ride Tr., Tri-State Raceway, Earlville, IAMay 7-8, 2021
  • Kenly 96 Petro 8th Annual East Coast Truckers Jamboree, Kenly, N.C. May 6-8, 2021
  • East Coast Truckers Jamboree, Kenly 95 Petro, Kenly, NC, May 2021
  • LargeCar Mag Family Gathering United We Roll, Leesport, PA, May 15
  • SoCal ATHS Antique T.Show,  Perris, CA May
  • Annual Peterbilt of Council Bluffs, Council Bluffs, IA
  • Annual Mother’s Day Convoy, , Manheim, PA  May 9, 2021
  • Annual Greater Cincinnati Chapter of ATHS, Fairborn, OHIO
  • Antrim Diesel Dyno Day,  May 2021, Greencastle, PA
  • Outsiderz 2nd Annual Benefit Show & Shine, Doswell, VA, May 2021
  • Great Lakes Big Rig Challenge, Onaway, MI May 28-30, 2021
  • American Truck Historical Society National Convention, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Springfield, IL, May 2021

Related > Cabover Truck Photo Collection 

June

  • Joplin 44 Petro Truckers Jamboree, June 5, 2021 Joplin, MO
  • American Truck Historical Society, Reno, NV, June, 2021
  • Texas Trucking Show, June 2021
  • Paul Riggle and Sons T.S.,  Apollo, PA June 5, 2021
  • Downhome T.S., Humboldt, NE  June
  • Annual Ohio Vintage Truck Jamboree, Ashland, OH, June
  • Western PA Pride & Shine, New Castle, PA  June
  • Wheel Jam, Huron, South Dakota, June 3-6, 2021
  • Ohio Transport for Christ T.S., Mt. Hope, OH, June 2021
  • Great West Truck Show., Las Vegas, NV 2021
  • Memory Lane Car and T.S., Baraboo, WI, June 2021
  • East Coast Large Car, Augusta, NJ
  • Hookstown Big Rig Extravaganza, Hookstown, PA
  • Texas Trucking Show, Houston, TX, 1-888-255-0077, June
  • Kory Lafferty Memorial T.S., Joplin, MO June
  • Transport For Christ Truck Rally, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, June
  • Clifford Antique Truck Show, Clifford, ON
  • Corn Patch Dual Wheel, Hubbard, Iowa, June 11-13, 2021
  • Southern Idaho T.S., June 2021
  • Antique Truck Club of America, Macungie Park, PA, June 2021
  • Oak Grove Jamboree, Oak Grove, Missouri, June 11-12, 2021
  • Ohio Vintage Truck Jamboree, Ashland, OH, June 19-20, 2021
  • Truck Mania, Budds Creed, MD, June 12, 2021
  • Truck Warz, Lancaster, PA, June 19, 2021
  • Big Rig Blvd Presents The Midwest Classic Pacific, Junction, IA, June 25-26, 2021

Related > Gallery of Custom Trucks

1994 Kenworth W900 Show Truck Blue with Trailer

July

  • Big Sky Country Music Festival Show + Shine, July 2021 NEW!
  • Shell Super Rigs, Albert Lea, MN, July 2021
  • Made in the Shade, David City, Nebraska, July 2021
  • Spencers, July 11 2021
  • Walcott Truckers Jamboree,  Walcott, IA, July 8-10  2021
  • Metzger Show & Shine, Warsaw, Indiana, July 2021
  • America’s Expedite Trucking Show, July 2021,Wilmington, OH
  • 14th Annual Antique, West Newton, PA
  • Keystone Diesel Truck Nationals — Mohnton, PA July 2021
  • Top Gun Large Car Shootout, Rantoul, IL, July 23-25, 2021
  • Gulf Coast Big Rig Show – 6th Annual, Biloxi, MS July 2021
  • Rodeo Du Camion,  Notre-Dame-Du-Nord, QC, July 2021
  • Annual Gear Jammers Magazine, Winchester, NH July 30-31, 2021

August

  • Buckeye Invitational T. S., Springfield, Ohio, August 2021
  • Carlisle Truck Nationals, August 2021, Carlisle, PA, August 6-8, 2021
  • ATHS Iowa-Nebraska Classic Show — Omaha, NE  Call (816) 891-9900 for information. Next show, August 2021
  • Great Salt Lake T. S., Lehi, UT August 13-14, 2021
  • Waupun Truck Show— Waupun, WI, August 13-14, 2021 31st Annual 
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  • Tower Tree Trucking Classics, Greensburg, IN, August 2021
  • Eau Claire Big Rig T.S. — Eau Claire, WI August 2021
  • Great American Truck Show/GATS, Dallas, TX — Another of the super massive truck shows, August 2021
  • Truckers Helping Hands Chrome & Light Show — Henderson, Kentucky, August 2021
  • Brooks Truck Show, Brooks, OR Aug 2021
  • Truckers Day at the Buck, Lancaster, PA, August 21, 2021

Related > Gallery of Peterbilt 389 Photos

September

  • Annual Eastern Shore Large Cars — Caroline County 4-H Grounds, Detour Rd., Denton, MD, 
  • Lanita Specialized LLC Annual Truck Show , Mount Aetna, Pennsylvania, September 
  • Richard Crane Memorial, St. Ignace, MI September 16-18, 2021
  • 1St Annual Fall Festival T.S., Gainesboro, TN September 11, 2021
  • Busted Knuckle Annual Truck Show  Tonkawa, Oklahoma, September 17-18, 2021( Call 800 299 5308)
  • U.S. Diesel Truckin’ Nationals — Raceway Park, Englishtown, NJ Sept 
  • ATHS Chapters Tri-State Antique Truck Show — Winchester VA, September 2021 (NOTE: EVERY 2nd YEAR)**
  • Big Iron Classic, Kasson, MN  September 10-11, 2021
  • No Coast Large Cars Truck Show, Britt, Iowa, September 4-5, 2021
  • Tri-State Antique T.S., Clear Brook, Virginia
  •  Truckers for Hope Jamboree , Mill Hall, Pennsylvania, September 24-26, 2021
  • Annual Truckin for Kids Irwindale, California
  • Central Valley Truck Show, Fresno, CA, September 2021
  • Annual Cable Truck Show, Saltzburg, PA, September 11, 2021
  • GBATS, Joplin, MO September 23-25, 2021

October

  • Annual Masonic Motorama, Nazareth, Pennsylvania, (Call 484 239 5294)
  • South Jersey Show and Shine, New Jersey Motorsports Park, October 9, 2021
  • Charlotte Diesel Super S., Charlotte, NC 
  • Large Car Magazine Southern Classic, Raphine, Virginia, October 16, 2021
  • California Trucking Show, ON Convention Center, Ontario, California, October 2021
  • Keystone Truckin Nationals, Reading, PA, October 22-23, 2021
Kenworth Royal Blue W900 Custom Big Sleeper Berth Truck

November, December

No events scheduled.

F.A.Q’S

Are all Truck Shows on for 2021?

No, many truck shows in Canada and the U.S., have been cancelled for this year. The shows that are a go, are listed with the dates on the post. But always check with the host before attending. The above dates for the shows, are what we’ve confirmed. However, the shows may cancel in the future.



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