Information for Attendees

The 2017 Coastal Virginia Auto Show will feature celebrity appearances, displays and demonstrations, live entertainment, lots of giveaways, prizes, a children’s area and so much more. This family friendly event has something for everyone!


Saturday, November 18th
10am – 8pm

Sunday, November 19th
10am – 6pm


Virginia Beach Convention Center
1000 19th Street
Virginia Beach, VA 23451


Tickets are on sale now! Click here to get your tickets.

Information for Participants

Judged Categories

Best in Show Overall
Best in Show Truck
Best in Show Modern Muscle
Best in Show Classic
Best in Show Foreign
Best in Show Bicycle
Best in Show Motorcycle
Best in Show Asian Imports
Best in Show European Imports
Best in Show Ladies Vehicle
Best in Show Veterans
Best in Show Cruiser
Best in Show Sport/Dual Bike
Best in Show American Motorcycle
Best in Show Import Motorcycle
Best in Show Custom Motorcycle
Best in Show Three Wheel
Best in Show In Car Entertainment
Best in Show Track Build
Best in Show Stance

Best in Show Preservation
Best in Show Survival
Best in Show Work in Progress
Best Club Participation
Best Display
Best Paint
Best Engine
Best 4×4
Classic Mustang- 1st, 2nd
Classic Camaro- 1st, 2nd
Classic Mopar- 1st, 2nd
Classic Muscle- 1st, 2nd
Classic Restored- 1st, 2nd
Classic Corvette- 1st, 2nd
Classic Truck- 1st, 2nd
Modern Muscle- 1st, 2nd
Modern Corvette- 1st, 2nd
Modern Mustang- 1st, 2nd
Modern Camaro- 1st, 2nd
Modern Mopar- 1st, 2nd

Modern Euro- 1st, 2nd
Modern Domestic- 1st, 2nd
Modern Japanese- 1st, 2nd
Top 40
People’s Choice
Kid’s Choice
Women’s Choice
Dan Wood’s Award- Youngest Participant
Custom Mild- 1st, 2nd
Custom Wild- 1st, 2nd
Pro Street- 1st, 2nd
Pro Touring- 1st, 2nd
Viper- 1st, 2nd
Race Car- 1st, 2nd
Street Rod- 1st, 2nd
Rat Rod- 1st, 2nd
Antiques Pre 1940- 1st, 2nd
Antiques Port 1940- 1st, 2nd
Celebrity/ Special Interest-1st, 2nd

General Rules and Regulations

  • 5 mph in show area during load in and load out.
  • No Stunting, burnouts or any other form of reckless behavior
  • No speeding anywhere on the Convention area.
  • No sitting on show cars unless permission is granted.
  • No refunds on the day of the event. Period.

Show Cars & Vendor Rules

Load In:

  • Registrants can roll in on Friday From 9am-9pm. No cars will be allowed in after 9pm.
  • Vendors set up times start at 9am and end at 8pm.

Convention Center Rules:

  • Make sure gas tanks are under ¼ Tank of gas.NO EXCEPTIONS!
  • Battery Cables must be disconnected.
  • If you have Nitrous, it must be disconnected.
  • If you need electricity, you must purchase through convention center. Click here for more info.
  • All Registrants must set up by Friday, between 9am to 10pm. Doors will close promptly.
  • On Sunday, event ends at 6pm. Once spectators have exited, roll out will begin. Do not start vehicles before then.
  • Your insurance will cover you and your vehicle at the event.
  • Register early as space is limited. Click here to get registered.

All show car participants and Vendors must display wristband at all times.
No passing of wristbands to anyone other than those assigned.

The staff, sponsors and patrons of the Coastal Virginia Auto Show, thanks you for your cooperation in making this event a memorable and fun activity for all of VA.