After a two-year hiatus, an event dedicated to showcasing classic automobiles is revving back up.
The Whidbey Island Car Show is rolling onto the Whidbey Island Fairgrounds and Events Center in Langley on Saturday, Aug. 13.
Car enthusiasts can come see the vehicles on display, free of charge, from 11 a.m to 3 p.m. The Rotary Club of Whidbey Westside will provide lunch items from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. available for purchase.
Drivers entering their set of wheels in the show will need to arrive between 8-10 a.m. They must fill out registration forms available on the website, whidbeyislandcarshow.com. Entry fee is $25 before the event and $40 the day of.
Local nonprofit organizations benefiting from the proceeds from this year’s event include the HUB youth center and the Whidbey Veterans Resource Center.
Radio hosts Brad and John from Bellingham classic rock station 92.9 KISM will be emceeing the event, which will also have a beer garden hosted by Penn Cove Brewing Company. The Holmes Harbor Rod & Gun Club will raffle five memberships in a 50/50 raffle benefiting the local 4-H club and the Whidbey Island Car Show.
Trophies will be awarded to first, second and third places by a judging panel. Show categories are available for perusal on the event’s website.
This year’s theme is “Keep on Rolling.” This is the second time for the Whidbey Island Car Show, which had its debut in 2019.
“The people are striving for a car show, and they’re striving to see each other again,” said organizer Bruce Bell.