Emerald Isle Car Show

The 2nd Annual Emerald Isle Car Show will be held on Saturday, November 18, 2023. 

This car show will be held from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Western Ocean Regional Access, at 9003 Louise Avenue. Come check out the car show, listen to live music, and peruse raffle items donated by area businesses. There will be no parking for the public at the Western Ocean Regional Access, just for car show participants. Public parking will be available at The Salty Pirate, Islander Drive, and open areas of Reed Drive. 

Cars can begin to arrive at 8:30am and that judging will begin at 10am.

This family friendly event will help raise funds for the Emerald Isle Police Department's Shop With A Cop initiative this holiday season.  

The following trophy categories will be at this event: 

  • Best in Show pre-1979 
  • Best in Show 1980+
  • Participant Choice
  • Best American pre-60s 
  • Best American 60s
  • Best American 70s 
  • Best American 80s – 2000
  • Best American 2001+
  • Best EURO
  • Best JDM  
  • Best Truck 
  • Best Paint 
  • Best Interior 
  • Best Modified 

Sponsors of the 2023 Emerald Isle Car Show will be announced soon!



Street Car

Low Rider

If you are interested in sponsoring this event, or donating raffle items, click here

For donation questions, contact CRO David Beere dbeere@emeraldisle-nc.org or call the Emerald isle Police Department at 252-354-2021.

There are a select number of rooms available at The Islander Hotel and Resort, next to the event site, with a special group rate. Use CARS111023 to utilize this rate when you come to stay for the Emerald Isle Car Show!