About The Hot Rod Showdown



The Cars

This is a pre-48 Traditional Hot Rod Show. You must submit a photo of your Hot Rod for review before you can register. We are limiting the number of entries for the first year to 100. Registration fee is $40 per car.




The Venue

Pioneer town is located minutes from downtown Wimberley, TX. This Western town of the 1890's is located in the modern day 7A Ranch. Imagine this backdrop filled with friends, traditional Hot Rods, Rock-N-Roll music all while weaving your way through the Opera House, Cowboy Museum, Game Room, Bottle House, Print Shop, Ice Cream Parlor, Log Cabins and Storefronts. Come join us!!!








The Schedule

Wimberley, TX (Feb 2019) Friday Feb 22, 2019 Check in (5 pm meet & greet @ Oprea House - 7A Ranch) then cruise around beautiful Wimberley enjoying local restaurants, bars & breweries.
    Saturday Feb 23, 2019
  • 8 - 10 AM Gates open show for vehicles only
  • 8 AM Food truck opens
  • 11 AM – 5 PM THE HOT ROD SHOWDOWN at Pioneer Town, vintage ice cream shop & arcade
    • 11 ~ 4:30 PM Bands – Opera House
    • 11-12:15 - Texas T and the Shine Runners
    • 1-2:00 - The Sean Castillo Trio
    • 2:30-4:30 - Pushrod
  • 5 PM Awards presentation – Opera House
  • 7:00 PM Dinner cruise to Salt Lick BBQ (BYOB)
Sunday Feb 24, 2019 Check out (11 a.m.) Safe travels… See you next year!!!

The Bands






  • Location: Pioneer Town @ 7A Ranch - 333 Wayside Dr. Wimberley
  • Cars: Pre-1948 Hot Rods and Customs (Over 100 cars registered)
  • Admission: Free to the public
  • 11AM ~ 5 PM
  • Vendors, Food Truck, Rock-n-Roll Bands
  • Instagram handle: hotrodshowdown
  • The Hot Rod Showdown Website

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