5 incredible Alabama car shows, including Bama Coast Cruisin’

Birmingham Cars &Amp; Coffee
Guests admiring this gorgeous Mazda RX7 at Birmingham Cars & Coffee. Photo via Joshua Woods

Whether you love classic cars, hot rods, modern sports cars or anything in-between, there’s a car show for you in Alabama. We picked out a few of our favorites to learn more.

1. Birmingham Cars & Coffee

Birmingham Cars &Amp; Coffee
A Ferarri 488 at Birmingham Cars & Coffee. Photo via Nathan Watson for The Bama Buzz

Rain or shine, Central Alabama car enthusiasts make the trek out to the Shops at the Colonnade for the Birmingham Cars & Coffee car show each week. As the name suggests, guests are welcome to grab a coffee or a bite to eat before admiring some of the prettiest classic and modern cars that Birmingham has to offer.

  • When: Every Saturday of the month
  • Hours: 8:30AM – 10:30AM
  • Address: 3419 Colonnade Pkwy Birmingham, Alabama 35243

2. Magic City Octane

Magic City Octane
So many sleek cars at Magic City Octane. Photo via Joshua Woods

Each month, car enthusiasts from around Alabama travel to Birmingham to show off their ride, talk shop and check out other vehicles at Magic City Octane. At the car show, you never know what you’ll find—from million-dollar Lamborghini’s to custom-built hot rods and everything in-between.

  • When: Every 2nd Saturday of the month
  • Hours: 8:00AM – 11:00AM
  • Address: 129 Summit Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35243

3. O’Reilly’s World of Wheels

World Of Wheels
A classic Ford GT40 at the O’Reilly’s World of Wheels. Photo via O’Reilly’s World of Wheels on Facebook

The annual O’Reilly’s World of Wheels car show is one of the premiere car shows in the Birmingham region. Located at the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex in downtown Birmingham, World of Wheels features a ton of one-of-a-kind cars from around the country—from sleek sports cars to massive monster trucks! Although World of Wheels has already occurred this year, be sure to mark your calendars for the 2022 show!

4. Annual Gulf Coast Regional Mustang & Mega Car Show

Gulf Coast Mustang
Photo via Gulf Coast Regional Mustang Club on Facebook

Located in Foley, Alabama the 41st Annual Gulf Coast Regional Mustang & Mega Car Show is scheduled to kick off on Saturday, March 20th. This free event features Mustangs from a variety of years, and offers live entertainment and even an awards ceremony on OWA’s Island.

  • Date: March 20th, 2021
  • Hours: 8:00AM – 5:00PM
  • Address: 1501 S OWA Blvd., Foley, AL 36535

5. Bama Coast Cruisin’

Bama Coast Cruisin
Check out all those classic cars! What a dream. Photo via Bama Coast Cruisin’ on Facebook

Bama Coast Cruisin’ is an annual, outdoor auto show featuring (but not limited to) some of the best hot rods, antique and classic cars in Alabama. Each year, lovers of cars gather at The Wharf in Orange Beach, Alabama to socialize and marvel at some classic cars. If you’re in the area, be sure to stop by for this year’s event!

  • Date: April 23rd – Apr 24th, 2021
  • Hours: 9:00AM – 5:00PM
  • Address: 23101 Canal Rd, Orange Beach, AL 36561

What is your favorite car show in Alabama? Tag us @thebamabuzz to let us know!

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Nathan Watson
Tennessee native who fell in love with Birmingham during college. Graduated from Birmingham-Southern College in 2019. Passionate about Birmingham and its continued growth.
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