17th Annual Camas Car Show Promises Family Friendly Fun on Wheels

Car Show

Camas, WA — The 17th annual Camas Car Show, hosted by the Downtown Camas Association (DCA) will return on Saturday, June 29th from 2 pm-7 pm. The show will feature a mix of classic and specialty vehicles including cars, trucks and motorcycles lining the historic streets of Downtown Camas. The event offers family friendly entertainment including live music from local band The Stingrays, a special dance performance by Virtuosity Performing Arts Studio and balloon art from Joe Mishkin. Visitors will also find multiple hot food vendors, fun raffles, as well as shopping and dining specials throughout downtown. Admission is free for spectators.

For participating vehicles: $20 cash entry, open event, no preregistration necessary, though it is recommended to fill out the registration form ahead of time to save time at the registration booth. Cars can start entering the car show area at 12:00pm. See information online here for more staging details. Goodie bags to the first 100 cars and dash plaques to the first 250 cars.

Trophies include Best in Show, People’s Choice, and a variety of categories with winners chosen by our 2024 Camas Car Show Sponsors. In addition to the classic categories, Best Supercar and Best GM-Other have been added for 2024. Best in Show will be chosen and presented by Camas Mayor pro tem Bonnie Carter, and the car will be featured on the 2025 Camas Car Show poster and promotions. The 2023 Best in Show winners were Randy and Charlene Crum, with their beautiful 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air. The 6:30pm awards ceremony, located on the corner of 4th Ave and Cedar St, will be photographed by in-kind sponsor Jon Lanzieri.

Kids can enter to win a car themed coloring contest with prizes in 3 different age categories. Each participant will take home a free Hot Wheels car for participating. The contest will take place at the DCA tables on the corner of 4th Ave and Birch St. Kids can also race hot wheels and play fun yard games, hosted by the staff from event sponsor Lacamas Financial Group.

“Downtown Camas is eagerly anticipating the Camas Car Show!” says Jan Carter, Marketing and Volunteer Coordinator for the DCA. “This event showcases an incredible array of cars, trucks and other custom vehicles, making it a must-see for automotive enthusiasts. It’s wonderful to see the community come together over their shared passion. Kids will have a blast participating in the coloring contest, and everyone will enjoy live music, delicious food from various vendors, and beautiful dance performances by Virtuosity. We’re deeply grateful to the City of Camas and our generous sponsors for their unwavering support of this cherished downtown event.”

This event benefits the Camas Washougal Treasure House Food Bank. Bring two cans of soup, mac & cheese, canned tuna, peanut butter, or jam and get a free raffle ticket. The event is sponsored by Signature Sponsor Team 360 Country Financial; Carla Edwards, Realtor; Cascade Hasson Sotheby’s Real Estate; Grains of Wrath; Lacamas Financial Group; Papermaker Pride; Salud Wine Bar; State Farm–Julia Lo; William & Son Jewelers; Ziply Fiber; Dr. Jared Bowyer, DDS; Edward Jones—Robert Barber; Georgia Pacific and the City of Camas. The DCA is grateful for community support.

The DCA is a nonprofit community development organization that works year-round to strengthen and promote Downtown Camas through partnerships, events, beautification and historic preservation projects, economic development, advocacy and tourism functions. For information about the DCA and other downtown events, visit www.downtowncamas.com, email [email protected], or call 360-953-1326. Get the latest information about what’s happening in Downtown Camas by receiving the weekly DCA newsletter. Click here to sign up.

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