Car Show

Rev up your motor and make your way to historic downtown Wake Forest for the 5th annual Wake Forest Charity Car Show on Saturday, June 17, 2017.  FREE for visitors.

$20 registration fee for cars in the show. Registration is from 8 – 11 a.m. Awards 1:30 p.m. and show ends at 2 p.m. In case of inclement weather, the rain date is Saturday, June 24.

The all-volunteer event, presented by Wake Forest Downtown, Inc., showcases classic and antique automobiles including, custom, muscle, sports, pony, classics, street rods and custom trucks.

Classic car hobbyists and enthusiasts  will enjoy free admission, music, food trucks, Model T assembly demonstration, door prizes, 50/50 raffle, Jaws of Life demonstration and classic and unique cars.

NEW: Buy raffle tickets for a chance to win a new set of tires (4) valued up to $800 courtesy of Chris Leith Dodge Ram (includes mounting, balance, and disposal fees). Tickets are $5 each or five for $20 and are available at the Wake Forest Downtown booth throughout the day. Cash or credit card accepted.


Last year 180+ cars participated in the show and $8,400 was raised through entry fees and sponsorships with 100% given as grants to seven Wake Forest non-profit organizations.

For sponsorship information, please visit Charity Car Show Sponsor Form


Thank you to these 2017 sponsors who make it all possible:

Grand Sponsor  ($2500)

Gold Sponsors: ($1,000+)



Silver Sponsors ($500+)
Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
The Wake Weekly
Walker Auto and Truck Parts/NAPA

White Sponsors ($250+)
Bright Funeral Home
Cawthorne, Moss & Panciera, PC
South Designs, Inc.
Ollie’s Cafe & Gifts
Proteckt Pest Solutions
PDQ Wake Forest
Ronnie White Tire & Towing
Wake Forest Mustangs
PIC Publications
McPherson Family Eye Care
Mitchell & Nemitz, PA

Red Sponsors ($100)
Chick-fil-A Wake Forest
Corvette International
Holding Oil & Gas Company
Sandra & Harold Pearman
Shorty’s Famous Hot Dogs
Village Pharmacy
Dean Tryon
Anytime Fitness
Christian Brothers Automotive
StorageMax, LLC
O’Reilly’s Auto Parts
A+A Aging Life Care Specialists

For more information, contact Lynnette Beadle at or call 919-435-9416