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Homestead Festival Car Show Sunday September 13th, 2015, 8:00AM - 3:00PM


Car Show2015 will be the 35th Annual Homestead Festival Car Show held in Historic Downtown Princeton.

Registration will be 8:00AM-12:00PM with a registration fee of $15. Dash plaques given to the first 200 participants who registered.

Directions for Registration and Entry

Due to the closing of South Main Street to hold this event, we please ask all contestants wishing to register to enter the car show area through the following route.


Directions to the Homestead Festival Car Show

Judging, Awards & Classes


Judging will take place 12:00PM-1:30PM with the presentation of awards at 3:00PM.

Three Special Show Awards will be presented based on Participant Voting.

All Restored/Originals Class entries must have original rims/wheels.

Auto/Truck Classes

A - Antique-Pre 1948
B - Restored/Original- 1949-1959
C - Restored/Original- 1960-1969
D - Restored/Original- 1970-1979
E - Restored/Original- 1980-1989
F - Restored Original- 1990-2002
G - Restored/Original- 2003-Present
H - Trucks 2 Wheel - All
I - Trucks 4x4- All
J - Street Machines- 1949-1959
K - Street Machines- 1960-1969

L - Street Machines- 1970-1979
M - Street Machines- 1980-1989
N - Street Machines- 1990-2002
O - Street Machines - 2003- Present
P - Special Interest
Q - Street Rods
R - Customs
S - Corvette
T - Import
U - Racecar/Pro Street
V - Unfinished

Motorcycle Classes

W - Modified/Custom
X - Touring Mixed
Y - Antique '85 And Older
Z - Sportster
AA - Foreign

Car Show Flier:


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Car Show Contact Info:


For more information contact Don Saletzki at 815-876-0649 or by email at carsonmain@yahoo.com.

Important Reminder!


The Homestead Festival Committee will gather at 3:00PM in downtown Princeton at the speakers booth of the car show to announce the winner of the 50/50 Split the Pot Raffle!?

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