WHAT IS A CAR SHOW
There are auto/car shows that occur on a more
frequently, like weekly basis. It's not known if there
is a regularly accepted term for these more frequent,
informal "cruise in's" or "car events". Some meeting
events have themes, such as classic cars, hot rods, etc.
In any case, these car gathering events are more
localized, typically consisting of car enthusiasts who
meet to socialize and enjoy their enthusiasm with other
shows showcase new or concept vehicles whereas car shows
showcase custom, classic, or exotic cars. They also
distinguish in that auto shows are almost always a major
professional event whereas car shows can be either
professional or amateur and many are locally organized.
Auto shows always charge for admission whereas many
cities have local, free car shows