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We are looking forward to the 2021 Rods N Rhodies Car Show and Benefit, and we will continue to work hard to make it a memorable world-class event.

SEPTEMBER 10-11, 2021

2019 Winners


SEPTEMBER 10, 2021

12:00 PM TO 6:00 PM
Top Hot Rods, Rat Rods& Classic Cares to Shine! 

Port of Siuslaw Parking Lot - 1st and Nopal Historic Old Town Florence Pre-Show Stand-Around, Registration & Check-In
* Participants roll in to pick up registration pack and glam bags


SEPTEMBER 11, 2021

7:00 AM

Participant Gate Opens - Enter only at the bridge on Bay St. 
* Have your registration card available, or park outside and check-in or register at stage area. 

9:00 AM TO 4:00 PM

. Car Show Opens
. Cool Music
. Raffle Tickets for Sale - Winner pulled every half hour
. 50/50 Raffle


4:00 PM

Merchant Awards, Peoples Choice & Best of Show Presentation
* Vote for Best of Show or People's Choice - Turn in ballot by 3pm.

4:15 PM

Cruise in Historic Old Town Florence. Cool sights, awesome sounds!
*Low and slow is the goal.

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The event showcases up to 125 of the best high-end hot rods and custom cruisers from 1976 and earlier.

Kick off the weekend with an all-comers “Kool Car Stand-Around” show-and-shine on Friday at the Port of Siuslaw parking lot at the east end of Bay St. with food and music. Owners of any classic car are welcome to exhibit along with the invited vehicles. Check-in for this free event begins at noon and the event ends at 7:00 p.m.

At Rods ’N Rhodies you know you’ll see some of the West Coast’s most gorgeous, amazing, awe-inspiring hot rods at different venues. 

The main event takes place Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and on Bay Street in Historic Old Town Florence.

The event also includes a classic Saturday night cruise, a poker walk and raffles with lots of prizes, best-in-show merchant awards and a People’s Choice award for cars, and themed music. 

Sponsorship Opportunities Form

Vehicle Entry Form

Transportation Solution Program

Special thank you to Western Lane Community Foundation for supporting our Transportation Solution Program! For more information on our non-profit pilot program

Thank you 2019 SPONSORS


Davison Auto Parts Inc. Napa

Siuslaw News

Coast Radio KCST/KCFM

Darci Clark – Keller Williams Realty

Waterfront Depot

Shorewood Senior Living

Banner Bank

Subway Florence & Reedsport

Florence In Bloom

Three Rivers Casino

Les Schwab Tire Center

Also sponsored by:

Oregon Pacific Bank

Chad E. Clement, DDS

Dairy Queen Florence

Johnston Motor Company

Beach House Gifts on Bay Street

Valvoline Instant Oil Change


Gary Cargil / PRESIDENT
(541) 999-6513

Ross Kroenert / Vice President
Dee Osborne / Treasurer
Jenna Bartlett / Secretary
George Henry / Member
Cal Applebee / Member


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To support community projects and provide automotive assistance to those in need through an annual benefit car show event. 

The Rods N Rhodies Car Show and Benefit is an event that developed in 2007 by Merchants of Old Town with a vision to market and promote the Old Town area. In 2011, MOOT merged with the Florence Area Chamber of Commerce who continued with that vision. In 2018 Rods N Rhodies became its own entity, run by volunteers, with a renewed vision to support community projects and provide automotive assistance to those in need, with a fun filled weekend featuring classic and creative restoration of automobiles.