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Cruisin The Beach Car Show 2023

October 28, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Antique, Classic and Custom Car Show sponsored by DeFrance Antiques. The car show will be held at NWF Fairgrounds 1958 Lewis Turner Blvd, Fort Walton Beach, Florida.

Cars can arrive between 8:00 am and 10:00 am. Judging begins at noon. Prizes awarded at 4:00 pm.

Indoor new school, old school antiques, classics, and custom Car/Truck/Motorcycle Show

Sponsored by DeFrance Antiques. The car show will be held at NWF Fairgrounds 1958 Lewis Turner Blvd, Fort Walton Beach, Florida.

Gates open at 0800 for car arrivals, all cars must be in place by 1000. If you would like to “pre-stage” your car, there will be a window Friday evening (Oct 27, 2023) from 5-7pm to pre-stage your vehicle. Judging begins at 1100 with awards presentation starts at 3:00 pm.

Show will be INSIDE spaces. Per Okaloosa County fire code, all vehicles will have no more than a 1/2 tank or 10 gallons of gas and main battery must have one cable unhooked during the show.

You must submit a picture of your vehicle upon registration and your vehicle must not leakfluids. As the owner of the vehicle, you are responsible for all clean-up of fluids. All pre-registered vehicles will receive a free t-shirt, 2 door prize tickets and 1 raffle ticket.

Judging includes:

 Exterior: Paint/wrap, lights, bright work, trim, wheels & tires, suspension, and detailing

 Drive train: Wheels, tires, overall appearance of undercarriage

 Interior/trunk: Stereo equipment, dash, layout, coverings, specialty items

 Engine: intake, exhaust, inner fenders, fire wall, wiring, engine components

 Customization or Restoration: Originality, workmanship, effectiveness, and appeal of customization, workmanship, authenticity, and appeal of restoration

 Extra points for car display including build boards, does the car/setup stand out amongst the others (could be the tie breaker)

Pre-Registration ends 6:00 pm on Oct 15, 2023.

All participants must complete both the registration form and the liability form. Liability form will be emailed to you after registration.

Categories: Top 25, Best of Show, Best 1979 and earlier, Best 1980-1999, Best Overall 2000 to Present, Best Ford, Best Chevy, Best Mopar, Best Import, Best Truck, Best Motorcycle, Best Rat Rod, Best Jeep, Worst of Show, Fan Favorite, Best Theme, Largest Car Club with specialty trophies including Best Engine, Best Paint, Best Wrap, Best Trunk setup, Best Car Set Up, De’france Choice Award.

Proceeds benefit Sleep Heavenly Peace, https://shpbeds.org/

Register: www.eventbrite.com


October 28, 2023
10:00 am - 5:00 pm


De’france Antiques
(850) 314-7500


NWF Fairgrounds
1958 Lewis Turner Blvd
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547 United States
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