7th annual hicksville fd car show & bbq

The show was a huge success once again this year. Thanks you to all the vehicles and spectators that attended this increasingly popular show. We especially want to thank John and Jennie Clor of Ford Performance for coming all the way from Dearborn for our show, they were a huge hit!

Thank you to all the Hickaville FD Hose Co4 volunteers for all their hard work before, during, and after the show. And let’s not forget Sears for the use of their property for this worthy event every year.





what’s coming up? Complete information for all shows is posted on the events page


annual ligra trade show

FREE to all show vehicles

Free BBQ dinner to the first 75 registered vehicles. To guarantee your free dinner please preregister. FREE vehicle pre-registration is STRONGLY recommended!

Leonard's Palazzo
555 Northern Blvd
Great Neck, NY  11021


san gennaro feast of the hamptons

We’re back once again to this fun family event. Bring the family and show your car while you visit the hundreds of vendors and rides available at the festival.






oyster bay K9 benefit show 10/8

On the heels of the Oyster Bay Concours show we bring you a repeat performance on October 8. The July 9 show was so succesful that many people have asked for another show so you asked and we can do it! There’s not much time to prepare so we have our work cut out for us. The show is open to all but preference will be given to pre-registered vehicles. Pre-register now and you’ll be guaranteed a spot and a dash plaque. The show will be fiully judged of course in all 40 classes plus specialty awards.

In order to help in this endeavor we are looking for corporate sponsors at the Gold $500 and Platinum $1000 levels. Corporate sponsors will get their logos displayed on our web and Facebook pages and receive free vendor space at the show. The Gold sponsorship buys a pet O2 mask kit for the fire department, the Platinum sponsorship buys a K9 bulletproof vest. Contact us for complete details.

If you can’t make it to the show but want to donate you can now do so here.

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car of the month

Richard’s 1954 Buick Special





vehicle appraisal services

Are you buying or selling a classic or collector car? Need an appraisal for insurance purposes? Considering that Hot Rod or Classic you've always wanted, or selling one to make room for a new toy? Then you'll need Vintage Auto Appraisal to thoroughly inspect the vehicle and give you a thorough report so you or your buyer can make an educated decision.Vintage Auto Appraisal of Port Jefferson and Carlisle, PA is joining up with New York AutoFest to bring you the best auto appraisal services. CLICK HERE for full details and special discount code!




2017 best in show calendar

The 2017 New York AutoFest Best in Show calendar is available. It features best in show vehicles from our 2016 show season plus a few extras! Available at ZAZZLE.





gift certificates available

Why not give a New York AutoFest Gift Certificate to a friend? Or to yourself or a fellow club member for that matter? Each New York AutoFest Gift Certificate is good for admission of one vehicle to the judged showfield of any New York AutoFest car show in 2017, and they never expire. The cost is only $15 which is a 25% savings over the standard $20 admission fee.

You can order gift certificates here.





new simpler car club pre-registration

To help car clubs and their members more easily register for any of our shows clubs can now collect the entry fee in advance directly from their members. All you need to do is email us a list of those members who have paid and wish to pre-register and we’ll add them to the list. On show day the club president, or an appointed officer, can give us their club member’s payments when you check in. Simple! There is no need for member’s to individually pre-register! It couldn’t get any more simple or convenient.

Club presidents... take note of this, it will make your members happy and your life a lot easier




so what's new?

A new points sytem has been established for Peer and Spectator judging at some shows. Check here for the update on how you can earn more points towards the Best in Series award!

If you’re holding a car show or cruise night or other automotive event you can now fill out our calendar registration form and have it listed on our calendar for all to see, FREE. You can even upload a poster that we’ll display on our poster page.


We’re on TWITTER! We’re @nyautofest of course and we’ll Tweet events and updates as they happen. Follow us today!

Visit our new Classified pages. If you want to place an ad it's only $25 per month and reaches over 4500 subscribers and visitors weekly.



From the Long Island Press:
"Long Islanders have voted New York AutoFest as the best place to see classic, collectible cars on Long Island. Not only is a chance to check out hot rods and souped-up dreamers, but to mingle with like minded folks who appreciate the beauty and immortality possessed by these timeless beasts. Factor in that each event raises money for charity - offering presenters and visitors alike the ability to turn their love of wheels into a source of happiness for so many who do without - and you've got a Bethpage Best of L.I. winner on multiple fronts!"



reduced registration fees

We’re pleased to announce that we have instituted a new discount pricing plan as follows:

  • Standard at the gate, day of show registration is held at $20, some shows $25.
  • Pre-registration is reduced for non New York AutoFest Club members.
  • Pre-registration is reduced for New York AutoFest Club members, $15-$20 at the gate day of show
  • Members of car clubs registered with New York AutoFest can either pay the special club rate at the gate with our online pre-registration. Previously you could not pre-register at the reduced club price.
  • As always, pre-registration guarantees you a dash plaque at shows where dash plaques are distributed and at shows where goody bags are distributed you are guaranteed a goody bag.


flags for classrooms

New York AutoFest is proud to announce we have provided 77 classrooms in both public and private schools with the symbol of our country, the American flag. It came to our attention that  the American flag is not displayed in many classrooms on Long Island. There is no excuse for this in a time when our brave service men and women are laying their lives on the line so that we may have the freedom to fly the flag.

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Proceeds from our car shows funded this program. Schools can apply for the flags and New York AutoFest supplies the classroom flags along with a plaque and mounting hardware to schools that are approved under the new program.

In addition to funds raised from our shows we will be soliciting corporate and individual sponsorships to help with the demand. Please contact us for further information or check here.





new york autofest car club, join now!

Come join the car club voted First Place Best of Long Island two years in a row! The cost is only $25 per year and this will be the best $25 you've ever spent! There are lots of vendors signing on to our benefits package program including:

- All New York AutoFest shows - $5 discount off day of show registration.
- Free cruise night admission - CarlisleEvents - Cap-A-Radiator - Specialty Supply Company - Phoenix Interiors - Best Western Woodbury Inn - Executive Inn Woodbury - Appliance World - Gizay Michaels - ROCKAUTO.COM - and MANY MORE!

Once you join you'll receive an email with instructions and a temporary card to print out. Shortly you'll receive your membership card in the mail as well as discount certificates direct from some of our vendors.

There are more benefits being added every week. This is a great deal folks! This membershup pays for itself in no time, use it at any of our vendors and you have your money back!

For an up to date benefits list and how to join just CLICK HERE to go to the car club page.





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